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Demographics Analysis

The people of Portage Township, Michigan give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Portage Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 21

5 to 9 years : 7

10 to 14 years : 43

15 to 17 years : 3

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 0

21 years : 9

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 0

30 to 34 years : 71

35 to 39 years : 197

40 to 44 years : 33

45 to 49 years : 16

50 to 54 years : 21

55 to 59 years : 37

60 and 61 years : 22

62 to 64 years : 15

65 and 66 years : 8

67 to 69 years : 35

70 to 74 years : 33

75 to 79 years : 42

80 to 84 years : 18

85 years and over : 9

Female:

Under 5 years : 11

5 to 9 years : 4

10 to 14 years : 8

15 to 17 years : 15

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 3

30 to 34 years : 15

35 to 39 years : 14

40 to 44 years : 84

45 to 49 years : 5

50 to 54 years : 34

55 to 59 years : 9

60 and 61 years : 13

62 to 64 years : 31

65 and 66 years : 19

67 to 69 years : 9

70 to 74 years : 42

75 to 79 years : 47

80 to 84 years : 12

85 years and over : 25


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Portage Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 664

Multiple ancestry : 329

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 47


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Portage Township, Michigan)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 717

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 23

Not a U.S. citizen : 300


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Portage Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 32

5 to 17 years : 80

18 to 24 years : 9

25 to 34 years : 89

35 to 44 years : 328

45 to 54 years : 76

55 to 59 years : 46

60 and 61 years : 35

62 to 64 years : 46

65 to 74 years : 146

75 years and over : 153

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 32

5 to 17 years : 67

18 to 24 years : 9

25 to 34 years : 26

35 to 44 years : 77

45 to 54 years : 58

55 to 59 years : 30

60 and 61 years : 24

62 to 64 years : 46

65 to 74 years : 67

75 years and over : 104

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 7

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 3

35 to 44 years : 11

45 to 54 years : 18

55 to 59 years : 16

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 76

75 years and over : 40

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 6

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 60

35 to 44 years : 240

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 5

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 3

75 years and over : 9


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Portage Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 300

Female : 240

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 89

Female : 88

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 251

Female : 72


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Portage Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 500

Born in other state in the United States : 163

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 20


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Portage Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 54

Now married, except separated : 276

Divorced : 47

Separated : 15

Widowed : 67

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 25

Now married, except separated : 115

Divorced : 3

Separated : 0

Widowed : 27

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 243

Now married, except separated : 60

Divorced : 5

Separated : 0

Widowed : 9


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Portage Township, Michigan)

Speak only English : 937

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 4

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 60


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Portage Township, Michigan

  • Finnish: 1,078   (27.4%)
  • German: 637   (16.2%)
  • French (except Basque): 304   (7.7%)
  • English: 295   (7.5%)
  • Italian: 222   (5.6%)
  • Polish: 180   (4.6%)
  • Swedish: 176   (4.5%)
  • Irish: 159   (4.0%)
  • Scottish: 90   (2.3%)
  • Norwegian: 80   (2.0%)
  • French Canadian: 77   (2.0%)
  • Other Groups: 73   (1.9%)
  • United States Or American: 70   (1.8%)
  • Dutch: 69   (1.8%)
  • Croatian: 58   (1.5%)
  • Danish: 45   (1.1%)
  • European: 37   (0.9%)
  • Scotch-irish: 35   (0.9%)
  • Hungarian: 26   (0.7%)
  • Swiss: 24   (0.6%)
  • Luxemburger: 21   (0.5%)
  • British: 20   (0.5%)
  • Serbian: 19   (0.5%)
  • Russian: 19   (0.5%)
  • Subsaharan African: 18   (0.5%)
  • Scandinavian: 17   (0.4%)
  • Austrian: 12   (0.3%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 11   (0.3%)
  • Lithuanian: 8   (0.2%)
  • Slovene: 8   (0.2%)
  • Belgian: 8   (0.2%)
  • Yugoslavian: 7   (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 7   (0.2%)
  • Greek: 6   (0.2%)
  • Armenian: 6   (0.2%)
  • Northern European: 5   (0.1%)
  • Welsh: 4   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Portage Township, Michigan is 1,040



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Portage Township, Michigan: 640
Female Population in Portage Township, Michigan: 400


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Portage Township, Michigan: 38.6
Median Female Resident Age in Portage Township, Michigan: 58.5


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Portage Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

55.2

Male

56.2

Female

54.8

Black or African American


Both sexes

23.0

Male

36.5

Female

9.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

27.5

Male

27.5

Female

27.5

Asian


Both sexes

10.0

Male

0.0

Female

10.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

27.5

Male

55.0

Female

20.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

69.5

Male

69.5

Female

0.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

55.2

Male

56.2

Female

54.8


(updated 2010)



Races in Portage Township, Michigan


  • White: 683
  • African American: 240
  • American Indian: 38
  • Asian: 60
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 3
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 16



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Portage Township, Michigan citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Portage Township, Michigan

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 2   (0.2%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 45   (4.61%)
  • 9th Grade: 13   (1.33%)
  • 10th Grade: 27   (2.77%)
  • 11th Grade: 26   (2.66%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 15   (1.54%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 313   (32.07%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 44   (4.51%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 95   (9.73%)
  • Associate Degree: 75   (7.68%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 139   (14.24%)
  • Master's Degree: 89   (9.12%)
  • Professional School Degree: 11   (1.13%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 82   (8.4%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 5   (0.49%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 32   (3.16%)
  • 9th Grade: 39   (3.85%)
  • 10th Grade: 57   (5.63%)
  • 11th Grade: 2   (0.2%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 6   (0.59%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 405   (39.98%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 46   (4.54%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 110   (10.86%)
  • Associate Degree: 49   (4.84%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 176   (17.37%)
  • Master's Degree: 69   (6.81%)
  • Professional School Degree: 8   (0.79%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 9   (0.89%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Portage Township, Michigan

  • South Range Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: P.o. Box 69, South Range, MI 49963, Phone: (906) 482-4430, Students: 225 )



Museums Near Portage Township, Michigan


  • Copper Range Historical Museum


    , South Range, MI 49963

  • The Copper Range Historical Society


    Po Box 148, South Range, MI 49963

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Portage Township, Michigan affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Portage Township, Michigan.

Area Features of Portage Township, Michigan


Building


(1) Adams Township Volunteer Fire Department Atlantic Mine   (2) Copper Range Historical Museum   (3) Portage Lake District Library   (4) South Range Volunteer Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Atlantic Mine Cemetery   (2) Mountain View Cemetery  

Church


(1) Apostolic Lutheran Church   (2) Calvary Baptist Church   (3) Grace Lutheran Church   (4) Holy Family Church   (5) Saints Sergius And Herman Of Valaam Orthodox Church  

Civil


(1) Village Of South Range  

Locale


(1) Baltic Station Historical   (2) Mill Mine Junction Historical   (3) South Range Station Historical   (4) Trimountain Station Historical   (5) Trimountain Tower  

Populated Place


(1) Atlantic Mine   (2) Baltic   (3) Mill Mine Junction   (4) South Range   (5) Trimountain  

Post Office


(1) Atlantic Mine Post Office   (2) Baltic Post Office Historical   (3) South Range Post Office   (4) Trimountain Post Office Historical  

School


(1) South Range Elementary School  

Stream


(1) Little Otter River  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Portage Township, Michigan

49963 (pop. 705)


Cities Nearby Portage Township, Michigan

Chassell Township, MI  (pop. 1,663) 4.0 Miles
South Range Village, MI  (pop. 501) 4.1 Miles
Houghton City, MI  (pop. 6,856) 7.3 Miles
Hancock City, MI  (pop. 4,160) 7.9 Miles
Stanton Township, MI  (pop. 1,192) 9.6 Miles
Osceola Township, MI  (pop. 1,595) 13.4 Miles
Hubbell Cdp, MI  (pop. 1,183) 13.6 Miles
Hancock Township, MI  (pop. 468) 13.6 Miles
Elm River Township, MI  (pop. 138) 14.5 Miles
Lake Linden Village, MI  (pop. 1,059) 15.6 Miles



Area Code(s) in Portage Township, Michigan

906



Elevation in Portage Township, Michigan is 1,116.0 ft. (340.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Portage Township, Michigan

Lat: 47.016183 N        Long: -88.609446 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Portage Township, Michigan need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Michigan

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.83 8.14 5.85 9.98 0.00 7.10
  Total Electric Industry 7.83 8.14 5.85 9.98 0.00 7.10
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.06 8.19 5.89 9.16 0.00 7.21
  Total Electric Industry 8.06 8.19 5.89 9.16 0.00 7.21
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.11 8.28 5.90 9.30 0.00 7.23
  Total Electric Industry 8.11 8.28 5.90 9.30 0.00 7.23
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.16 8.02 5.34 9.15 0.00 7.14
  Total Electric Industry 8.16 8.02 5.34 9.15 0.00 7.14
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 7.93 5.25 10.54 0.00 7.09
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 7.93 5.25 10.54 0.00 7.09
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.34 7.86 5.13 10.71 0.00 7.05
  Total Electric Industry 8.34 7.86 5.13 10.71 0.00 7.05
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.47 7.94 5.08 10.84 0.00 7.10
  Total Electric Industry 8.47 7.94 5.08 10.84 0.00 7.10
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.57 7.84 4.97 10.88 0.00 7.04
  Total Electric Industry 8.57 7.84 4.97 10.88 0.00 7.04
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.67 7.81 5.03 10.74 0.00 7.09
  Total Electric Industry 8.67 7.81 5.03 10.74 0.00 7.09
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.93 2.94 0.00 0.00 2.80
  Full-Service Providers 8.73 7.86 5.05 10.17 0.00 7.14
  Total Electric Industry 8.73 7.85 5.03 10.17 0.00 7.12
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 6.22 5.62 4.91 0.00 0.00 5.03
  Full-Service Providers 8.53 7.90 5.10 10.77 0.00 7.12
  Total Electric Industry 8.52 7.90 5.09 10.77 0.00 7.11
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.78 0.59 0.00 0.00 0.67
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 6.23 4.80 0.00 0.00 5.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.26 7.54 5.08 10.38 0.00 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.26 7.54 5.08 10.38 0.00 6.97
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.73 0.29 0.00 0.00 0.55
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.56 4.41 0.00 0.00 5.09
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 7.91 5.04 10.43 0.00 7.15
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 7.79 5.02 10.43 0.00 7.09
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.78 0.48 0.00 0.00 0.51
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.18 4.43 0.00 0.00 4.50
  Full-Service Providers 8.35 7.59 4.98 0.00 8.21 7.04
  Total Electric Industry 8.35 7.55 4.96 0.00 8.21 6.85
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 3.13 1.80 0.98 0.00 0.00 1.44
  Energy-Only Providers 6.49 5.42 4.24 0.00 0.00 4.91
  Full-Service Providers 8.33 7.66 4.86 0.00 7.89 7.03
  Total Electric Industry 8.33 7.57 4.92 0.00 7.89 6.94
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 3.22 1.93 0.89 0.00 0.00 1.49
  Energy-Only Providers 6.44 5.78 4.37 0.00 0.00 5.19
  Full-Service Providers 8.40 7.87 5.33 0.00 13.07 7.30
  Total Electric Industry 8.40 7.84 5.32 0.00 13.07 7.23
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.69 2.65 1.05 0.00 0.00 1.87
  Energy-Only Providers 5.42 7.00 4.07 0.00 0.00 5.58
  Full-Service Providers 9.77 8.42 6.13 0.00 10.06 8.17
  Total Electric Industry 9.77 8.51 6.05 0.00 10.06 8.14

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Portage Township, Michigan

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 16   (1.2%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 6   (0.5%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 29   (2.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 70   (5.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 85   (6.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 157   (12.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 277   (21.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 232   (17.7%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 69   (5.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 60   (4.6%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 21   (1.6%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 34   (2.6%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 111   (8.5%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 145   (11.1%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Portage Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 161

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 28

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 13

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 303


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Portage Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 19

5 to 9 minutes : 82

10 to 14 minutes : 6

15 to 19 minutes : 16

20 to 24 minutes : 8

25 to 29 minutes : 10

30 to 34 minutes : 47

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 3

60 to 89 minutes : 6

90 or more minutes : 5


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Portage Township, Michigan)

With Social Security income : 235

No Social Security income : 155


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Portage Township, Michigan)

With retirement income : 161

No retirement income : 229


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Portage Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 12

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 4

$20,000 to $24,999 : 8

$25,000 to $29,999 : 27

$30,000 to $34,999 : 17

$35,000 to $39,999 : 31

$40,000 to $44,999 : 9

$45,000 to $49,999 : 2

$50,000 to $59,999 : 45

$60,000 to $74,999 : 13

$75,000 to $99,999 : 14

$100,000 to $124,999 : 28

$125,000 to $149,999 : 2

$150,000 to $199,999 : 5

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Portage Township, Michigan)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $45,625


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Portage Township, Michigan

  • NEW (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Houghton, MI; Owner: Steven A.roy,rep.of The Est.of Lyle Evans)
  • WCCY (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Houghton, MI; Owner: Heartland Comm. Houghton License, Llc)
  • NEW (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Houghton, MI; Owner: Advance Acquisition, Inc.)
  • WMPL (920 AM; 1.0 kW; Houghton, MI; Owner: J & J Broadcasting, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Portage Township, Michigan

  • WHKB (102.3 FM; Houghton, MI; Owner: Heartland Comm. Houghton License, Llc)
  • WVCN (104.3 FM; Lanse, MI; Owner: Keweenaw Bay Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WCUP (105.7 FM; Lanse, MI; Owner: Keweenaw Bay Indian Community)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Houghton, MI; Owner: Board Of Trustees Of Northern Michigan University)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Calumet, MI; Owner: Grace Christian Fellowship)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Hancock, MI; Owner: Korkee Inc.)
  • WMTU-FM (91.9 FM; Hancock, MI; Owner: Michigan Technological University)
  • WKMJ-FM (93.5 FM; Houghton, MI; Owner: J & Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WOLV (97.7 FM; Houghton, MI; Owner: Heartland Comm. Houghton License, Llc)
  • WGLI (98.7 FM; Houghton, MI; Owner: Keweenaw Bay Indian Community)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Portage Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 300  (39.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 108  (14.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 125  (16.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 11  (1.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 92  (12.2%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 273  (41.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 125  (19.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 221  (33.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 8  (1.2%)


(updated 2010)





There are 0 Farms In Portage Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Portage Township, Michigan

The Miners State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $119.5k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 5

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Portage Township, Michigan

  • Grognet Seaplane Base


    (about 11.6 miles in Hancock, Michigan; Airport Code: QGS)

  • Houghton County Memorial


    (about 12.0 miles in Hubbell, Michigan; Airport Code: CMX)

  • Isle Royale National Park


    (about 57.4 miles in Allouez, Michigan; Airport Code: QIR)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Portage Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

81.11%

Carpooled

9.23%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

1.01%

Walked

2.81%

Other Means

0.43%

Worked At Home

5.41%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Portage Township, Michigan, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Portage Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 197

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 0

Female householder, no husband present : 20

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 158

Householder not living alone : 15


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Portage Township, Michigan)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 7

All other households : 383


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Portage Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 195

Renter-occupied housing units : 2

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 0

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 15

Renter-occupied housing units : 5

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 150

Renter-occupied housing units : 23


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Portage Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 51

$10,000 to $14,999 : 39

$15,000 to $19,999 : 15

$20,000 to $24,999 : 46

$25,000 to $29,999 : 36

$30,000 to $34,999 : 21

$35,000 to $39,999 : 43

$40,000 to $44,999 : 9

$45,000 to $49,999 : 10

$50,000 to $59,999 : 48

$60,000 to $74,999 : 19

$75,000 to $99,999 : 15

$100,000 to $124,999 : 31

$125,000 to $149,999 : 2

$150,000 to $199,999 : 5

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Portage Township, Michigan)

Total : 1,130


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Portage Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 390

Vacant : 740


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Portage Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Portage Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 12

Built 2000 to 2004 : 53

Built 1990 to 1999 : 216

Built 1980 to 1989 : 142

Built 1970 to 1979 : 251

Built 1960 to 1969 : 71

Built 1950 to 1959 : 149

Built 1940 to 1949 : 57

Built 1939 or earlier : 179


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Portage Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 35

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 187

Electricity : 57

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 11

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 97

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 3

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Portage Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 4

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 14

$25,000 to $29,999 : 6

$30,000 to $34,999 : 3

$35,000 to $39,999 : 9

$40,000 to $49,999 : 6

$50,000 to $59,999 : 4

$60,000 to $69,999 : 12

$70,000 to $79,999 : 2

$80,000 to $89,999 : 13

$90,000 to $99,999 : 30

$100,000 to $124,999 : 23

$125,000 to $149,999 : 13

$150,000 to $174,999 : 68

$175,000 to $199,999 : 31

$200,000 to $249,999 : 74

$250,000 to $299,999 : 5

$300,000 to $399,999 : 31

$400,000 to $499,999 : 8

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 4


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Portage Township, Michigan)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 0

Home equity loan only : 36

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 98

Housing units without a mortgage : 226


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Portage Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $171,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $158,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $181,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $171,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $242,900

Built 1950 to 1959 : $120,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $130,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $160,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Portage Township, Michigan: 64.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Portage Township, Michigan

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Portage Township, MI): $33,080
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Portage Township): $69,200
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Portage Township): $426
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Portage Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 29.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 19.5%
Electricity: 12.2%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 26.4%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 11.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 1.1%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Portage Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Portage Township, Michigan

Portage Home Health And Hospice


     Address: 821 W Water Street, Hancock, Michigan 49930
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 10/6/1994

Superior Home Nursing And Hospice


     Address: 540 Depot St, Hancock, Michigan 49930
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Keweenaw Home Nursing Inc


     Address: 311 Sixth Street, Calumet, Michigan 49913
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/12/1989

Horizon Home Care


     Address: 1001 Giesau Drive, Ontonagon, Michigan 49953
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/14/2002

United Home Care


     Address: 1400 West Ice Lake Road, Iron River, Michigan 49935
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 8/10/1998

Hospitals Close To Portage Township, Michigan

Portage Health Hospital


     Address: 500 Campus Drive, Hancock, Michigan 49930
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Iron County Community Hospital


     Address: 1400 W Ice Lake Road, Iron River, Michigan 49935
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Marquette General Hospital


     Address: 420 West Magnetic Street, Marquette, Michigan 49855
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Grand View Hospital


     Address: N10561 Grand View Lane, Ironwood, Michigan 49938
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Dickinson County Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1721 S Stephenson Ave, Iron Mountain, Michigan 49801
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Nursing Homes Close To Portage Township, Michigan

Houghton Co Med Care Facility


     Address: 1100 Quincy St, Hancock, Michigan 49930
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 197
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Cypress Manor Health And Rehab


     Address: 1400 Poplar St, Hancock, Michigan 49930
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 63
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Portagepointe


     Address: 500 Campus Drive, Hancock, Michigan 49930
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 60
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Our Lady Of Mercy Health And Rehab


     Address: 52225 B Avenue, Hubbell, Michigan 49934
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 63
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital, Inc


     Address: 601 Seventh Street, Ontonagon, Michigan 49953
     Ownership: Government - City
     Number of Residents: 45
     Percent Occupied: 98%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Portage Township, Michigan

Name: Kewaunee
Address: N490 Highway 42; Kewaunee, WI 54216-9510
Distance: 185 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Portage Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 150
    Disabled Workers: 30
    Widowers Workers: 30
    Spouses Workers: 20
    Children Workers: 15


(updated 2007)



Houghton County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 42.46%
  • Bush & Cheney 56.08%
  • Other 1.46%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Portage Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Houghton County, MI

6.22 % of Houghton County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $39,824

Michigan Average 5.24 %

0.87 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $4,320

Michigan Average 0.11 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Houghton County, MI (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Marquette County , MI 0.40 % ($31,936 AGI )
  • Baraga County , MI 0.21 % ($26,760 AGI )
  • Keweenaw County , MI 0.16 % ($27,474 AGI )

Relocation away from Houghton County, MI

7.38 % of Houghton County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $30,003

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Houghton County, MI (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Marquette County , MI 0.63 % ($23,573 AGI )
  • Keweenaw County , MI 0.27 % ($58,688 AGI )
  • Oakland County , MI 0.23 % ($23,963 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Michigan

Low Bracket: $0 (4.35%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (4.35%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Michigan

6.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Portage Township, Michigan is based on over 50 years of data.



















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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Portage Township, Michigan directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Michigan

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
36,233 38,032 41,145 48,000 43,613 45,717 46,122 39,795 40,692 40,909


(updated 2014)



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