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Demographics Analysis

The people of Portage City, Wisconsin 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 City, Wisconsin)

Male:

Under 5 years : 250

5 to 9 years : 300

10 to 14 years : 367

15 to 17 years : 221

18 and 19 years : 83

20 years : 89

21 years : 26

22 to 24 years : 460

25 to 29 years : 400

30 to 34 years : 524

35 to 39 years : 480

40 to 44 years : 567

45 to 49 years : 322

50 to 54 years : 244

55 to 59 years : 253

60 and 61 years : 61

62 to 64 years : 215

65 and 66 years : 31

67 to 69 years : 118

70 to 74 years : 109

75 to 79 years : 130

80 to 84 years : 140

85 years and over : 89

Female:

Under 5 years : 281

5 to 9 years : 147

10 to 14 years : 296

15 to 17 years : 244

18 and 19 years : 189

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 319

25 to 29 years : 256

30 to 34 years : 248

35 to 39 years : 202

40 to 44 years : 350

45 to 49 years : 260

50 to 54 years : 344

55 to 59 years : 245

60 and 61 years : 124

62 to 64 years : 64

65 and 66 years : 40

67 to 69 years : 79

70 to 74 years : 140

75 to 79 years : 147

80 to 84 years : 145

85 years and over : 178


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Portage City, Wisconsin)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 5,204

Multiple ancestry : 3,745

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 40

Ancestry not reported : 788


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Portage City, Wisconsin)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 9,517

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 42

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 22

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 110

Not a U.S. citizen : 86


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Portage City, Wisconsin)

Total:

Under 5 years : 531

5 to 17 years : 1,575

18 to 24 years : 1,166

25 to 34 years : 1,428

35 to 44 years : 1,599

45 to 54 years : 1,170

55 to 59 years : 498

60 and 61 years : 185

62 to 64 years : 279

65 to 74 years : 517

75 years and over : 829

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 509

5 to 17 years : 1,321

18 to 24 years : 1,009

25 to 34 years : 949

35 to 44 years : 1,018

45 to 54 years : 819

55 to 59 years : 249

60 and 61 years : 142

62 to 64 years : 228

65 to 74 years : 394

75 years and over : 622

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 22

5 to 17 years : 244

18 to 24 years : 141

25 to 34 years : 409

35 to 44 years : 524

45 to 54 years : 322

55 to 59 years : 229

60 and 61 years : 34

62 to 64 years : 30

65 to 74 years : 123

75 years and over : 179

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 10

18 to 24 years : 11

25 to 34 years : 14

35 to 44 years : 20

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 9

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 : 0

18 to 24 years : 5

25 to 34 years : 56

35 to 44 years : 37

45 to 54 years : 29

55 to 59 years : 20

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 21

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 28


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Portage City, Wisconsin)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 3,796

Female : 3,464

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,491

Female : 766

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 42

Female : 22

Foreign born:

Male : 150

Female : 46


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Portage City, Wisconsin)

Born in state of residence : 6,859

Born in other state in the United States : 1,816

Native: born outside the United States : 15

Foreign born : 130


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Portage City, Wisconsin)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 2,049

Now married, except separated : 2,310

Divorced : 722

Separated : 221

Widowed : 491

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 667

Now married, except separated : 896

Divorced : 291

Separated : 74

Widowed : 155

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 32

Now married, except separated : 29

Divorced : 3

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 56

Now married, except separated : 94

Divorced : 0

Separated : 16

Widowed : 30


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 8,770

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 99

Speak English less than "very well" : 169

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 12

German:

Speak English "very well" : 44

Speak English less than "very well" : 17

Scandinavian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 18

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 18

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Serbo-Croatian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 11

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 19

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 8

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 42

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Portage City, Wisconsin

  • German: 4,298   (39.6%)
  • Irish: 1,266   (11.7%)
  • English: 945   (8.7%)
  • Norwegian: 826   (7.6%)
  • Polish: 699   (6.4%)
  • Other Groups: 477   (4.4%)
  • United States Or American: 339   (3.1%)
  • French (except Basque): 317   (2.9%)
  • Dutch: 196   (1.8%)
  • Scottish: 195   (1.8%)
  • Italian: 173   (1.6%)
  • Swedish: 160   (1.5%)
  • Scotch-irish: 133   (1.2%)
  • Welsh: 129   (1.2%)
  • Czech: 121   (1.1%)
  • Swiss: 102   (0.9%)
  • Danish: 70   (0.6%)
  • French Canadian: 67   (0.6%)
  • Scandinavian: 62   (0.6%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 51   (0.5%)
  • European: 43   (0.4%)
  • Greek: 33   (0.3%)
  • Lithuanian: 25   (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 23   (0.2%)
  • Northern European: 20   (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 19   (0.2%)
  • Croatian: 18   (0.2%)
  • Belgian: 16   (0.1%)
  • Finnish: 11   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 9   (0.1%)
  • Russian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Slovak: 5   (0.0%)
  • Luxemburger: 3   (0.0%)
  • Austrian: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Portage City, Wisconsin is 9,777



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Portage City, Wisconsin: 5,479
Female Population in Portage City, Wisconsin: 4,298


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Portage City, Wisconsin: 35.3
Median Female Resident Age in Portage City, Wisconsin: 39.6


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Wisconsin is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Portage City, Wisconsin


White


Both sexes

38.4

Male

37.1

Female

40.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

33.3

Male

33.7

Female

22.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

34.0

Male

34.0

Female

30.5

Asian


Both sexes

38.8

Male

39.3

Female

38.3

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

10.0

Male

2.5

Female

26.5

Other


Both sexes

25.3

Male

27.3

Female

18.8

Two or More Races


Both sexes

14.5

Male

15.3

Female

14.2

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

28.0

Male

29.9

Female

19.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

38.9

Male

37.5

Female

40.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Portage City, Wisconsin


  • White: 8,820
  • African American: 513
  • American Indian: 122
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 100
  • Two or More Races: 222



(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 City, Wisconsin citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Portage City, Wisconsin

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 21   (0.63%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 128   (3.87%)
  • 9th Grade: 96   (2.9%)
  • 10th Grade: 136   (4.11%)
  • 11th Grade: 146   (4.41%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 126   (3.81%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,345   (40.66%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 273   (8.25%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 329   (9.95%)
  • Associate Degree: 206   (6.23%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 316   (9.55%)
  • Master's Degree: 118   (3.57%)
  • Professional School Degree: 60   (1.81%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 8   (0.24%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 16   (0.51%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 19   (0.61%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 108   (3.44%)
  • 9th Grade: 67   (2.14%)
  • 10th Grade: 106   (3.38%)
  • 11th Grade: 70   (2.23%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 104   (3.32%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,285   (40.98%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 235   (7.49%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 440   (14.03%)
  • Associate Degree: 236   (7.53%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 322   (10.27%)
  • Master's Degree: 109   (3.48%)
  • Professional School Degree: 14   (0.45%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 5   (0.16%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Portage City, Wisconsin

  • Portage Community


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 904 De Witt St, Portage, WI 53901, Phone: (608) 742-4879, Students: 2,644 )

  • Cooperative Ed Serv Agcy 05


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 564, Portage, WI 53901, Phone: (608) 742-8814, )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Portage City, Wisconsin

  • Muir/woodridge El


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 2600 Woodcrest Dr, Portage, WI 53901, Phone: (608) 742-5531, Students: 706 )

  • Rusch Elementary


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 117 W Franklin St, Portage, WI 53901, Phone: (608) 742-7376, Students: 378 )

  • Portage Junior High


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 2505 New Pinery Rd, Portage, WI 53901, Phone: (608) 742-2165, Students: 345 )

  • Lewiston Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: W11195 State Road 127, Portage, WI 53901, Phone: (608) 742-2524, Students: 83 )

  • Fort Winnebago Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: W8349 Dumke Rd, Portage, WI 53901, Phone: (608) 742-6016, Students: 80 )

  • Caledonia Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: N5194 State Road 78, Portage, WI 53901, Phone: (608) 742-2601, Students: 61 )

  • River Crossings Charter Sch


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 2600 Woodcrest Dr, Portage, WI 53901, Phone: (608) 742-1409, Students: 18 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Portage City, Wisconsin

  • Portage High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 301 E Collins St, Portage, WI 53901, Phone: (608) 742-8545, Students: 832 )

  • Portage Acad Of Achievement


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 301 E Collins St, Portage, WI 53901, Phone: (608) 742-1409, Students: 22 )

  • Columbia Correctional Inst


    ( Grades: 11-12, Location: Po Box 950, Portage, WI 53901, Phone: (608) 742-9100, Students: 6 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Portage City, Wisconsin

  • St Mary School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 315 West Cook Street, Portage, WI 53901, Phone: (608) 742-4998, Students: 140 )

  • St Johns Lutheran School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 430 W Emmett Street, Portage, WI 53901, Phone: (608) 742-4222, Students: 73 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Portage City, Wisconsin

  • Portage Public Library


    253 W. Edgewater St., Portage, WI 53901

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Portage City, Wisconsin


  • Portage Area Historical Society


    Po Box 727, Portage, WI 53901
    http://portagemuseum.org

  • Portage Canal Society Incorporated


    Po Box 847, Portage, WI 53901

  • Portage Community Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 305, Portage, IN 46368

  • Portage Lake Historical Society


    Po Box 65, Portage, ME 04768

  • Portage Ww Ii History Museum


    119 W Cook St, Portage, WI 53901
    http://wwiimuseumwi.com

  • Wisconsin American Legion Museum And Learning Center Inc


    2930 American Legion Drive, Portage, WI 53901
    http://wilegion.org

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Portage City, Wisconsin 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 City, Wisconsin.

Area Features of Portage City, Wisconsin


Airport


(1) Portage Municipal Airport   (2) Westport Landing Strip  

Beach


(1) Silver Lake Beach  

Building


(1) Columbia Correctional Institution   (2) Columbia County Courthouse   (3) Columbia County Jail   (4) Divine Savior Nursing Home   (5) John Roche Building   (6) Portage Fire Department   (7) Portage Municipal Building   (8) Zona Gable Center For The Arts   (9) Zona Gale Breese Memorial Library  

Canal


(1) Portage Canal  

Cemetery


(1) Bach Cemetery   (2) Cummings Cemetery   (3) Hillcrest Cemetery   (4) Oak Grove Cemetery   (5) Old Fort Winnebago Cemetery   (6) Saint Marys Cemetery   (7) Saint Michaels Cemetery   (8) Saint Paul Lutheran Cemetery   (9) Silver Lake Cemetery   (10) Spicer Cemetery   (11) Welsh Cemetery  

Church


(1) Bethlehem English Evangelical Lutheran Church   (2) Bible Baptist Church   (3) Cross Of Christ Lutheran Church   (4) First Church Of Christ Scientist   (5) Portage Gospel Tabernacle Historical   (6) Portage Presbyterian Church   (7) Saint Johns Episcopal Church   (8) Saint Johns Lutheran Church   (9) Saint Marys Roman Catholic Church   (10) Saint Paul Church   (11) Seventh Day Adventist Church   (12) Trinity United Church Of Christ   (13) Zion Evangelical Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Portage   (2) Town Of Fort Winnebago   (3) Town Of Lewiston  

Dam


(1) Lewiston 2 C 6118 Dam  

Hospital


(1) Divine Savior Healthcare Hospital   (2) Harkins And O Connor Eye Clinic  

Island


(1) Pine Island   (2) Westerberg Island  

Lake


(1) Long Lake   (2) Mud Lake   (3) Silver Lake  

Locale


(1) Northridge Mall Shopping Center   (2) Portage Wastewater Treatment Plant  

Mine


(1) Portage Quarry  

Park


(1) Baraboo River Floodplain Forest State Natural Area   (2) Blue Star Park   (3) Collipp-worden Park   (4) Goodyear Park   (5) Governor Bend County Park   (6) Hamilton Street Park   (7) Lincoln Park   (8) Pauquette Park   (9) Pine Island State Wildlife Area   (10) Riverside Park   (11) Sanborn Park   (12) Sunrise Park   (13) Sunset Park   (14) Veterans Memorial Field   (15) Woodridge Park  

Populated Place


(1) Anacker   (2) Portage  

Post Office


(1) Portage Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) 8 Reservoir  

School


(1) Bible Baptist School   (2) Columbia Correctional Institution School   (3) Cottage School   (4) First Ward Public School Historical   (5) Fort Winnebago Elementary School   (6) Fox Glen School Historical   (7) Hillside School Historical   (8) Lewiston Elementary School   (9) Madison Area Technical College - Portage   (10) Muir Elementary School   (11) Portage Academy Of Achievement   (12) Portage High School   (13) Portage Junior High School   (14) River Crossing Charter School   (15) Rusch Elementary School   (16) Saint Johns Lutheran School   (17) Saint Mary School   (18) Woodridge Elementary School  

Stream


(1) Leech Creek   (2) Neenah Creek   (3) Spring Creek  

Summit


(1) Cascade Mountain  

Tower


(1) Wddc-fm Portage   (2) Wpdr-am Portage  

Valley


(1) Fox Glen  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Portage City, Wisconsin

53901 (pop. 13,734)


Cities Nearby Portage City, Wisconsin

Pacific Town, WI  (pop. 2,711) 3.8 Miles
Caledonia Town, WI  (pop. 1,454) 5.0 Miles
Fort Winnebago Town, WI  (pop. 1,014) 5.1 Miles
Lewiston Town, WI  (pop. 1,157) 5.7 Miles
Wyocena Town, WI  (pop. 1,694) 8.2 Miles
Pardeeville Village, WI  (pop. 2,099) 8.3 Miles
Wyocena Village, WI  (pop. 593) 8.5 Miles
Marcellon Town, WI  (pop. 861) 8.5 Miles
Dekorra Town, WI  (pop. 2,208) 8.9 Miles
Moundville Town, WI  (pop. 535) 8.9 Miles



Area Code(s) in Portage City, Wisconsin

608



Elevation in Portage City, Wisconsin is 814.0 ft. (248.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Portage City, Wisconsin

Lat: 43.545704 N        Long: -89.463199 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Portage City, Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin

    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 6.63 5.78 3.99 6.47 0.00 5.37
  Total Electric Industry 6.63 5.78 3.99 6.47 0.00 5.37
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.73 5.82 4.03 6.68 0.00 5.45
  Total Electric Industry 6.73 5.82 4.03 6.68 0.00 5.45
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.91 5.91 4.00 7.04 0.00 5.48
  Total Electric Industry 6.91 5.91 4.00 7.04 0.00 5.48
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.03 5.95 3.98 6.98 0.00 5.52
  Total Electric Industry 7.03 5.95 3.98 6.98 0.00 5.52
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.08 5.87 3.89 7.00 0.00 5.46
  Total Electric Industry 7.08 5.87 3.89 7.00 0.00 5.46
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.97 5.78 3.78 6.85 0.00 5.36
  Total Electric Industry 6.97 5.78 3.78 6.85 0.00 5.36
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.88 5.68 3.66 6.79 0.00 5.25
  Total Electric Industry 6.88 5.68 3.66 6.79 0.00 5.25
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.88 5.60 3.72 6.77 0.00 5.22
  Total Electric Industry 6.88 5.60 3.72 6.77 0.00 5.22
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.17 5.87 3.86 7.01 0.00 5.44
  Total Electric Industry 7.17 5.87 3.86 7.01 0.00 5.44
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.31 5.88 3.89 7.11 0.00 5.53
  Total Electric Industry 7.31 5.88 3.89 7.11 0.00 5.53
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.53 6.03 4.04 7.40 0.00 5.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.53 6.03 4.04 7.40 0.00 5.71
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.90 6.34 4.36 7.70 0.00 6.08
  Total Electric Industry 7.90 6.34 4.36 7.70 0.00 6.08
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 8.18 6.54 4.43 8.08 0.00 6.28
  Total Electric Industry 8.18 6.54 4.43 8.08 0.00 6.28
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 8.67 6.97 4.71 0.00 0.00 6.64
  Total Electric Industry 8.67 6.97 4.71 0.00 0.00 6.64
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 9.07 7.24 4.93 0.00 0.00 6.88
  Total Electric Industry 9.07 7.24 4.93 0.00 0.00 6.88
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 9.66 7.67 5.39 0.00 0.00 7.48
  Total Electric Industry 9.66 7.67 5.39 0.00 0.00 7.48
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 10.51 8.37 5.85 0.00 0.00 8.13
  Total Electric Industry 10.51 8.37 5.85 0.00 0.00 8.13

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Portage City, Wisconsin

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 177   (4.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 163   (3.8%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 379   (8.9%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 378   (8.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 554   (12.9%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 517   (12.1%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 604   (14.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 269   (6.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 236   (5.5%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 115   (2.7%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 60   (1.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 19   (0.4%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 330   (7.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 480   (11.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Portage City, Wisconsin)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 3,362

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 283

In 3-person carpool : 23

In 4-person carpool : 23

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 10

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 17

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 24

Motorcycle : 47

Bicycle : 15

Walked : 174

Other means : 74

Worked at home : 98


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Portage City, Wisconsin)

Less than 5 minutes : 220

5 to 9 minutes : 759

10 to 14 minutes : 687

15 to 19 minutes : 390

20 to 24 minutes : 288

25 to 29 minutes : 250

30 to 34 minutes : 428

35 to 39 minutes : 165

40 to 44 minutes : 76

45 to 59 minutes : 470

60 to 89 minutes : 226

90 or more minutes : 93


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Portage City, Wisconsin)

With Social Security income : 1,227

No Social Security income : 2,633


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Portage City, Wisconsin)

With retirement income : 505

No retirement income : 3,355


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Portage City, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 108

$10,000 to $14,999 : 44

$15,000 to $19,999 : 109

$20,000 to $24,999 : 133

$25,000 to $29,999 : 168

$30,000 to $34,999 : 195

$35,000 to $39,999 : 83

$40,000 to $44,999 : 118

$45,000 to $49,999 : 138

$50,000 to $59,999 : 218

$60,000 to $74,999 : 397

$75,000 to $99,999 : 259

$100,000 to $124,999 : 222

$125,000 to $149,999 : 35

$150,000 to $199,999 : 30

$200,000 or more : 26


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Portage City, Wisconsin)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $51,173


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Portage City, Wisconsin

  • WHFA (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Poynette, WI; Owner: Starboard Media Foundation, Inc.)
  • WPDR (1350 AM; 1.0 kW; Portage, WI; Owner: Zoe Communications, Inc.)
  • WRDB (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Reedsburg, WI; Owner: Nrg License Sub, Llc)
  • WBEV (1430 AM; 1.0 kW; Beaver Dam, WI; Owner: Good Karma Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WBEV (1430 AM; 1.0 kW; Beaver Dam, WI; Owner: Good Karma Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WTTN (1580 AM; 0.8 kW; Rio, WI; Owner: Good Karma Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WTTN (1580 AM; 5.0 kW; Rio, WI; Owner: Good Karma Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WAUK (540 AM; 0.4 kW; Jackson, WI; Owner: Sca License Corporation)
  • WRPQ (740 AM; 0.25 kW; Baraboo, WI; Owner: Baraboo Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WDLS (900 AM; 1.0 kW; Wisconsin Dells, WI; Owner: Magnum Communications, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Portage City, Wisconsin

  • WDDC (100.1 FM; Portage, WI; Owner: Zoe Communications, Inc.)
  • WTLX (100.5 FM; Rio, WI; Owner: Good Karma Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WBDL (102.9 FM; Reedsburg, WI; Owner: Nrg License Sub, Llc)
  • WNFM (104.9 FM; Reedsburg, WI; Owner: Nrg License Sub, Llc)
  • WCHY (105.1 FM; De Forest, WI; Owner: Entercom Madison License, Llc.)
  • WNNO-FM (106.9 FM; Wisconsin Dells, WI; Owner: Magnum Communications, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.3 FM; Montello, WI; Owner: Basalt Of The Earth, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.3 FM; Portage, WI; Owner: Cornerstone Community Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.3 FM; Kingston, WI; Owner: Optima Enrichment, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.3 FM; Fairwater, WI; Owner: Vcy America Inc.)
  • WHAA (89.1 FM; Coloma, WI; Owner: State Of Wisconsin - Educational Communications Board)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Merrimac, WI; Owner: Liberty And Freedom Inc.)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Lake Delton, WI; Owner: Optima Enrichment, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Rio, WI; Owner: Wisconsin Academy Seventh-day Adventist Church)
  • WJWD (90.3 FM; Columbus, WI; Owner: Csn International)
  • NEW (90.5 FM; Merrimac, WI; Owner: Cornerstone Community Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (90.5 FM; Lake Delton, WI; Owner: Lighthouse Christian Fellowship)
  • NEW (90.5 FM; Coloma, WI; Owner: State Of Wisconsin - Educational Communications Board)
  • NEW (90.5 FM; Coloma, WI; Owner: Tdl Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (90.9 FM; Dane, WI; Owner: Pierced Communications, Inc.)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; Merrimac, WI; Owner: Entercom Madison License, Llc.)
  • WXRO (95.3 FM; Beaver Dam, WI; Owner: Good Karma Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WBKY (95.9 FM; Briggsville, WI; Owner: Magnum Communications, Inc.)
  • WMAD (96.3 FM; Dane, WI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Portage City, Wisconsin

  • 960722KN (Channel 45; North Freedom, WI; Owner: Fant Broadcasting Development)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Portage City, Wisconsin

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 498  (22.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 299  (13.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 372  (16.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 14  (0.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 405  (18.0%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 680  (31.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 350  (16.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 789  (36.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 8  (0.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 30  (1.4%)


(updated 2010)





Amtrak Stations in Portage City, Wisconsin

Rail Station(s)


    400 West Oneida Street
    Portage, Wisconsin 53901

(updated 2008)



There are 247 Farms In Portage City, Wisconsin


(updated 2008)



Banks In Portage City, Wisconsin

U.s. Bank National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $768.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3,238

Associated Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $25.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 236

The Baraboo National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $443.5k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 11

Bank Of Wisconsin Dells - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $403.4k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3

Bank Mutual - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 76

Bmo Harris Bank National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $93.1m
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 663

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Portage City, Wisconsin

  • Truax Field


    (about 28.6 miles in Madison, Wisconsin; Airport Code: MSN)

  • Dane County Regional-Truax Field


    (about 28.7 miles in Madison, Wisconsin; Airport Code: MSN)

  • Volk Field


    (about 47.9 miles in Camp Douglas, Wisconsin; Airport Code: VOK)

  • Fond Du Lac County


    (about 51.4 miles in Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin; Airport Code: FLD)

  • Wittman Regional


    (about 54.4 miles in Oshkosh, Wisconsin; Airport Code: OSH)

  • Alexander Field South Wood County


    (about 59.3 miles in Port Edwards, Wisconsin; Airport Code: ISW)

  • Wisconsin Rapids Airport


    (about 59.3 miles in Port Edwards, Wisconsin; Airport Code: ISW)

  • Alexander Field


    (about 59.4 miles in Port Edwards, Wisconsin; Airport Code: ISW)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Portage City, Wisconsin

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

78.12%

Carpooled

13.04%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.16%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.66%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.32%

Walked

5.51%

Other Means

0.14%

Worked At Home

2.04%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Portage City, Wisconsin, 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 City, Wisconsin)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,520

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 235

Female householder, no husband present : 528

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,393

Householder not living alone : 184


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Portage City, Wisconsin)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 14

Male householder and female partner : 102

Female householder and female partner : 11

Female householder and male partner : 96

All other households : 3,637


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Portage City, Wisconsin)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,277

Renter-occupied housing units : 243

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 103

Renter-occupied housing units : 132

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 228

Renter-occupied housing units : 300

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 451

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,126


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Portage City, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 380

$10,000 to $14,999 : 208

$15,000 to $19,999 : 431

$20,000 to $24,999 : 252

$25,000 to $29,999 : 333

$30,000 to $34,999 : 258

$35,000 to $39,999 : 191

$40,000 to $44,999 : 156

$45,000 to $49,999 : 189

$50,000 to $59,999 : 306

$60,000 to $74,999 : 477

$75,000 to $99,999 : 320

$100,000 to $124,999 : 257

$125,000 to $149,999 : 46

$150,000 to $199,999 : 30

$200,000 or more : 26


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Portage City, Wisconsin)

Total : 4,216


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Portage City, Wisconsin)

Occupied : 3,860

Vacant : 356


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Portage City, Wisconsin)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Portage City, Wisconsin)

Built 2005 or later : 54

Built 2000 to 2004 : 168

Built 1990 to 1999 : 458

Built 1980 to 1989 : 275

Built 1970 to 1979 : 318

Built 1960 to 1969 : 240

Built 1950 to 1959 : 436

Built 1940 to 1949 : 272

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,995


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Portage City, Wisconsin)

Utility gas : 2,662

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 68

Electricity : 803

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 184

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 71

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 72

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Portage City, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 35

$15,000 to $19,999 : 18

$20,000 to $24,999 : 32

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 19

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 24

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 23

$70,000 to $79,999 : 51

$80,000 to $89,999 : 154

$90,000 to $99,999 : 136

$100,000 to $124,999 : 518

$125,000 to $149,999 : 344

$150,000 to $174,999 : 327

$175,000 to $199,999 : 113

$200,000 to $249,999 : 180

$250,000 to $299,999 : 20

$300,000 to $399,999 : 29

$400,000 to $499,999 : 11

$500,000 to $749,999 : 11

$750,000 to $999,999 : 14

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Portage City, Wisconsin)

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 : 130

Home equity loan only : 325

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 4

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,041

Housing units without a mortgage : 559


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Portage City, Wisconsin)

Built 2005 or later : $785,700

Built 2000 to 2004 : $173,100

Built 1990 to 1999 : $138,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $33,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $135,900

Built 1960 to 1969 : $136,600

Built 1950 to 1959 : $120,700

Built 1940 to 1949 : $116,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $120,600


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Portage City, Wisconsin: 57.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Wisconsin: 64.4%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Portage City, Wisconsin

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 91.3%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 7.01%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 1.69%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Portage City, Wisconsin

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 234 234 $29,241,978
  Two Family 2 4 $265,356
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 3 43 $1,861,530
  Total

239 281 $31,368,864
2000        
  Single Family 220 220 $30,279,748
  Two Family 5 10 $722,137
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $225,527
  Five or More Family 4 32 $2,284,000
  Total

230 266 $33,511,412
2001        
  Single Family 33 33 $4,134,474
  Two Family 2 4 $295,647
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 46 $2,263,940
  Total

37 83 $6,694,061
2002        
  Single Family 225 225 $35,116,774
  Two Family 1 2 $146,976
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $244,004
  Five or More Family 1 8 $350,000
  Total

228 239 $35,857,754
2003        
  Single Family 266 266 $43,872,875
  Two Family 10 20 $2,614,325
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $350,000
  Five or More Family 1 8 $900,000
  Total

278 298 $47,737,200
2004        
  Single Family 252 252 $46,500,913
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $250,000
  Five or More Family 2 22 $2,750,000
  Total

255 277 $49,500,913
2005        
  Single Family 207 207 $39,873,424
  Two Family 3 6 $893,440
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $400,000
  Five or More Family 3 48 $2,205,000
  Total

214 265 $43,371,864
2006        
  Single Family 178 178 $38,358,834
  Two Family 4 8 $1,247,130
  Three and Four Family 3 11 $1,270,000
  Five or More Family 3 46 $2,400,000
  Total

188 243 $43,275,964


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Portage City, WI): $35,815
Median Household Income In 2000 (Wisconsin): $43,791


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Portage City): $90,200
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Wisconsin): $109,900


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Portage City): $457
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Wisconsin): $540


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Portage City, Wisconsin

Utility Gas: 62.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 2.7%
Electricity: 20.8%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 12.7%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.3%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 1.0%
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 City, Wisconsin are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Portage City, Wisconsin

Divine Savior Home Care


     Address: 2817 New Pinery Rd Po Box 387, Portage, Wisconsin 53901
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 1/30/1997

Sauk Cty Hlth Dept


     Address: 505 Broadway Ste 372, Baraboo, Wisconsin 53913
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 1/12/1967

Rem Hlth Of Wisconsin


     Address: 414 Broadway, Baraboo, Wisconsin 53913
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/29/1984

Northland Home Hlth


     Address: 328 North Main Street, Westfield, Wisconsin 53964
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/4/1991

Moundview Mem Hsptl And Clncs


     Address: 450 E State St, Adams, Wisconsin 53910
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 6/1/1978

Hospitals Close To Portage City, Wisconsin

Divine Savior Hlthcare


     Address: 2817 New Pinery Rd, Portage, Wisconsin 53901
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

St Clare Hsptl Hlth Svcs


     Address: 707 14th St, Baraboo, Wisconsin 53913
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Sauk Prairie Mem Hsptl


     Address: 80 First St, Prairie Du Sac, Wisconsin 53578
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Columbus Com Hsptl


     Address: 1515 Park Ave, Columbus, Wisconsin 53925
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Beaver Dam Com Hsptl


     Address: 707 S University Ave, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin 53916
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Portage City, Wisconsin

Divine Savior Hlthcare


     Address: 715 W Pleasant St, Portage, Wisconsin 53901
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 93
     Percent Occupied: 85%

Montello Care Ctr


     Address: 251 Forest Lane, Montello, Wisconsin 53949
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 41
     Percent Occupied: 89%

Columbia Hlth Care Ctr


     Address: 323 W Monroe St Po Box 895, Wyocena, Wisconsin 53969
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 120
     Percent Occupied: 97%

St Clare Meadows Care Ctr


     Address: 1414 Jefferson St, Baraboo, Wisconsin 53913
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 101
     Percent Occupied: 99%

Sunnyview Hlth Care Ctr


     Address: 900 Sunnyview Ln, Princeton, Wisconsin 54968
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 30
     Percent Occupied: 60%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Portage City, Wisconsin

Name: Byron
Address: 4450 North German Church Road; Byron, IL 61010
Distance: 96 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Portage City, Wisconsin

    Retired Workers: 1,895
    Disabled Workers: 365
    Widowers Workers: 220
    Spouses Workers: 95
    Children Workers: 210


(updated 2007)



Columbia County, Wisconsin Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 48.38%
  • Bush & Cheney 50.60%
  • Other 1.01%



(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 City, Wisconsin citizens.

Relocation to Columbia County, WI

8.26 % of Columbia County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $37,942

Wisconsin Average 6.06 %

0.10 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $16,458

Wisconsin Average 0.08 %

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

  • Dane County , WI 3.07 % ($41,524 AGI )
  • Sauk County , WI 0.77 % ($35,185 AGI )
  • Dodge County , WI 0.57 % ($32,341 AGI )

Relocation away from Columbia County, WI

7.90 % of Columbia 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 $35,017

Wisconsin Average 6.22 %

0.04 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $24,500

Wisconsin Average 0.04 %

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

  • Dane County , WI 2.36 % ($33,319 AGI )
  • Sauk County , WI 0.95 % ($36,736 AGI )
  • Dodge County , WI 0.60 % ($33,819 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Wisconsin

Low Bracket: $9,700 (4.60%)
High Bracket: $145,460 (6.75%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Wisconsin

5.00%


(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 City, Wisconsin is based on over 50 years of data.





















Storms In Portage City, Wisconsin

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Hail        
07/01/2006, 06:07 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/23/2004, 06:33 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/11/2001, 10:35 pm 0 0 $1K --
05/12/2000, 09:11 am 0 0 $70K --
07/16/1997, 09:00 pm 0 0 -- $10K
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
08/11/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $1K --
08/09/2005, 06:10 pm 0 0 $1K --
07/23/2005, 12:55 pm 0 0 $2K $4K
06/23/2004, 06:43 pm 0 0 $1K --
07/04/2003, 04:30 am 0 0 $1K --
06/11/2001, 07:45 pm 0 0 $2K --
09/01/2000, 02:07 pm 0 3 $50K --
09/01/2000, 02:00 pm 0 0 $3K --
06/01/2000, 03:20 pm 0 0 $250K $50K
08/22/1998, 02:05 pm 0 0 $12K --
06/18/1998, 05:35 pm 0 0 $12K --
05/31/1998, 12:25 am 0 0 $20K $15K
09/16/1997, 06:45 pm 0 0 $55K --
         





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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 City, Wisconsin directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Portage City, Wisconsin

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 10
Rape 0 0 n/a 0 6 1 3 6 10 2 1 2 20
    per 100,000 0 0 n/a 0 60 10 31 61 101 20 10 19 197
Robbery 0 3 n/a 2 1 1 2 1 1 2 3 3 3
    per 100,000 0 30 n/a 20 10 10 20 10 10 20 29 29 30
Assault 3 3 n/a 13 19 14 37 26 29 23 31 16 22
    per 100,000 31 30 n/a 130 189 139 378 265 292 234 299 154 216
Burglary 29 46 n/a 61 56 30 15 44 16 23 27 26 16
    per 100,000 296 466 n/a 608 557 298 153 448 161 234 260 251 157
Larceny Theft 459 449 n/a 420 322 355 312 307 263 0 62 48 40
    per 100,000 4,685 4,550 n/a 4,189 3,201 3,525 3,187 3,129 2,646 0 598 463 393
Vehicle Theft 13 7 n/a 23 6 5 6 3 7 6 3 5 1
    per 100,000 133 71 n/a 229 60 50 61 31 70 61 29 48 10
Arson 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
0 2 n/a 4 7 4 11 8 10 7 9 5 12
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
125 126 n/a 126 96 98 83 89 72 7 23 20 14
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
63 64 n/a 65 51 51 47 48 41 7 16 13 13


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Wisconsin

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
17,169 17,887 19,629 20,199 20,611 21,324 22,106 22,381 22,803 23,165


(updated 2014)



Jails in Portage City, Wisconsin


  • Columbia County Jail


    403 Jackson St., Portage, WI 53901
    Capacity: 265
    Confined: 240
    Avg. Population: 195
    Year Built: 1991
    Year Renovated: 2005


(updated 2006)



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