Porter strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Indiana):
Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
Comparing Porter to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Age of the Population|
|Average Household Size|
|Portion of People Married|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|College Educated Adults|
|People Above Poverty|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Working at Home|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Nearest Medium City||14 miles E of Gary, Indiana (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||34 miles SE of Chicago, Illinois|
|Standard Zip Codes||46304|
|Phone Area Codes||219|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||INDIANA DUNES NAT LKSHR|
|Jan Temp||15 to 30 F|
|Apr Temp||39 to 57 F|
|Jul Temp||64 to 82 F|
|Oct Temp||44 to 62 F|
|Annual Precip||37.8 inches|
|Station||HOBART 2 WNW|
|Jan Temp||14 to 30 F|
|Apr Temp||38 to 58 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||42 to 64 F|
|Annual Precip||38 inches|
|Station||WANATAH 2 WNW|
|Jan Temp||13 to 30 F|
|Apr Temp||37 to 59 F|
|Jul Temp||61 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||40 to 63 F|
|Annual Precip||38 inches|
|Average Family Size||3.12|
|American Indian & Alaskan||11||0.2%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||233||4.7%|
|Est. 2005 Population||5,217|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||8.3%|
|French (except Basque)||1.8%|
These schools offer particularly quick info upon request, and we have written detailed profiles for each (click school names to see the profiles).
Request info from multiple schools, by clicking the Request Info links.
Our Lady of the Lake University is a private, Catholic university with a deep connection to the history and community of San Antonio.
Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.
Technology changes everything®
You’ve found Ashford University, where school comes to you
A private, nonprofit, 501(c)(3) institution, Antioch University serves approximately 5,000 adult students online and at five campuses in four states. All benefit from an education immersed in our core values of inclusiveness, social justice, experiential learning, and socially engaged, global citizenship.
Click this [+/-] link to see or edit the similarity criteria used.
|City, State||Similarity||1 Person Houses||65+||College Grads||Commute Minutes||Family Income||Kids 0-4||Non White||Pop.||Poverty||Prop. Crime||Seasonal Housing||Viol. Crime|
|1. Monument, Colorado||82.9||21.9%||4.3%||33.2%||25||$54,211||10.8%||8%||1,971||5%||70||0.6%||6.6|
These lists link to thousands of detailed school profiles.
Are you an official in the Porter government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.