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Population (year 2000): 6,437. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,191 (-3.8% change)
Males: 3,012 (46.8%), Females: 3,425 (53.2%)

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Median resident age: 38.4 years
Median household income: $31,045 (year 2000)
Median house value: $63,200 (year 2000)

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Races in Portland:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.2%)
  • Hispanic (3.4%)
  • Other race (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (20.0%), German (18.0%), Irish (7.9%), English (7.5%), Dutch (1.6%), Italian (1.2%).Indiana

Elevation: 908 feet

Land area: 4.1 square miles

Portland,

For population 25 years and over in Portland

  • High school or higher: 77.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Portland city

  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

3.3% Foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 1.0% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -207 (-3.1%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IN Muncie, (32.6 miles pop. 67,430).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Wayne, IN Fort (45.7 miles pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (209.4 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IN (7.0 miles Bryant, Salamonia, IN (8.6 miles) , IN (10.5 miles Ridgeville, IN (11.0 miles Geneva, IN (12.2 miles Pennville, IN Redkey, (13.1 miles Recovery, OH (14.0 miles Fort IN (14.3 miles Saratoga,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $63,100
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $102,600
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings

Latitude: 40.43 N, Longitude: 84.98 W

Area code: 260


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (38.1%), Educational,health and social services (14.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,048 (+31.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,814 (59.5%)


 

Crime in Portland by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Robberies 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 15.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
Assaults 9 5 2 0
    per 100,000 139.8 77.7 31.1 0.0
Burglaries 16 20 7 34
    per 100,000 248.6 310.7 108.7 528.2
Thefts 259 225 198 187
    per 100,000 4023.6 3495.4 3076.0 2905.1
Auto thefts 2 0 5 2
    per 100,000 31.1 0.0 77.7 31.1
213.5 177.1 143.1 155.7

Average climate in Portland, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Portland,

Portland-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 110% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.6 miles away from the Portland city center killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/10/2002, a category 4 tornado 27.9 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 17 people and caused $30 million in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Portland:
  • JAY COUNTY HOSPITAL (500 W VOTAW ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Portland:
  • ST VINCENT RANDOLPH HOSPITAL INC (about 18 miles; WINCHESTER, IN)
  • MERCER CO JOINT TOWNSHIP COMM HOSP (about 24 miles; COLDWATER, OH)
  • BLUFFTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 24 miles; BLUFFTON, IN)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Portland:
  • DELAWARE COUNTY - JOHNSON FIELD (about 32 miles; MUNCIE, IN; ID: MIE)
  • FORT WAYNE INTERNATIONAL (about 40 miles; FORT WAYNE, IN; ID: FWA)
  • ANDERSON MUNICIPAL-DARLINGTON FIELD (about 49 miles; ANDERSON, IN; ID: AID)
Other public-use airports nearest to Portland:
  • PORTLAND MUNI (about 2 miles; PORTLAND, IN; ID: PLD)
  • RANDOLPH COUNTY (about 19 miles; WINCHESTER, IN; ID: I22)
  • MILLER (about 27 miles; BLUFFTON, IN; ID: C40)

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1 $2,121 $25,452 0 $0
Streets and Highways 8 $18,914 $28,371 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 0 $0   1 $726
Sewerage 8 $21,451 $32,176 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $1,692 $20,304 3 $2,210
Police Protection - Officers 13 $41,997 $38,766 7 $1,499
Police - Other 4 $10,226 $30,678 1 $655
Firefighters 8 $20,502 $30,753 19 $10,242
Financial Administration 3 $6,370 $25,480 0 $0
Other Government Administration 2 $5,814 $34,884 7 $1,676
Solid Waste Management 2 $5,028 $30,168 0 $0
Health 0 $0   1 $529
Water Supply 7 $18,297 $31,366 0 $0
Totals for Government 57 $152,412 $32,086 39 $17,537
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Portland:
  • IVY TECH STATE COLLEGE-EAST CENTRAL (about 34 miles; MUNCIE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,013)
  • BALL STATE UNIVERSITY (about 34 miles; MUNCIE, IN; FT enrollment: 17,039)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY-PURDUE UNIVERSITY-FORT WAYNE (about 47 miles; FT WAYNE, IN; FT enrollment: 7,385)
  • INDIANA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; MARION, IN; FT enrollment: 6,684)
  • ANDERSON UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; ANDERSON, IN; FT enrollment: 2,116)
  • MIAMI UNIVERSITY-OXFORD (about 67 miles; OXFORD, OH; FT enrollment: 15,704)
  • WRIGHT STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 69 miles; DAYTON, OH; FT enrollment: 11,734)
Public high school in Portland:
  • JAY COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,087; Location: 2072 W SR 67; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Portland:
  • EAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 450; Location: 705 E TALLMAN ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • EAST JAY COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 414; Location: 225 E WATER ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • GENERAL SHANKS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 398; Location: 414 FLORAL AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • JUDGE HAYNES ELEMENTARY SCH (Students: 269; Location: 800 HIGH ST; Grades: KG - 06)
Library in Portland:
  • JAY COUNTY PL (Operating income: $687,760; Location: 315 N SHIP ST; 80,151 books; 3,789 audio materials; 5,419 video materials; 243 serial subscriptions)

Cemeteries: Green Park Cemetery (1), Jaque Cemetery (2).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Millers Branch (A).

Park in Portland: Haynes Park (1).


Portland compared to Indiana state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Portland:
  • WPGW (1440 AM; 1 kW; PORTLAND, IN)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WONO (1380 AM; 5 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Portland:
  • WPGW-FM (100.9 FM; PORTLAND, IN; Owner: WPGW, INC.)
  • WBSJ (91.7 FM; PORTLAND, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WZBD (92.7 FM; BERNE, IN; Owner: ADAMS COUNTY RADIO, INC)
  • WDJO (106.5 FM; GREENVILLE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTGR (97.5 FM; UNION CITY, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WJYW (88.9 FM; UNION CITY, IN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC)
  • WNUY (100.1 FM; BLUFFTON, IN; Owner: WELLS COUNTY RADIO CORP.)
  • WZZY (98.3 FM; WINCHESTER, IN; Owner: RODGERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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