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People

Total Population 2,594
Male Share of the Population 50.2%
Female Share of the Population 49.8%
Senior Citizens 17.7%
Employed Population 16+ 1,127
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 46%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.7%
Median Earnings25+ $33,772
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $11,985
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,761

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,333
% Above Poverty Level 83.1%
% Below Poverty Level 16.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 32.8%
Median Gross Rent $509
Median House Value $73,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.6%
US/American 0%
English 4.3%
Irish 16.5%

Portage Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 69 miles E of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Cambria
Metro Area Johnstown
Standard Zip Codes 15946
Phone Area Codes 814
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.388
Longitude -78.672

Portage Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station EBENSBURG SEWAGE PLANT
Distance 6.3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 35 F
Apr Temp 33 to 60 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 49.8 inches
Station PRINCE GALLITZIN ST PK
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Station KEGG
Distance 28.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 39 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 59 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 38.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Portage, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Puritan (15946)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cassandra 121 $76,250
Ehrenfeld 205 $51,875
Lilly 846 $49,712

Portage Public Libraries

Library
Portage Public Library
704 MAIN STREET
Portage, Pennsylvania
(814) 736-4340
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Portage High Schools

PORTAGE AREA HS
814-736-9636
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 418 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.3

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