Portage strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):
Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
Comparing Portage to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):
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|Age of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|College Educated Adults|
|Median Family Income|
|People Above Poverty|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Short Commute Times|
|Working at Home|
|Affordability of Rents|
|People Living Alone|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
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|Nearest Large City||69 miles E of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania|
|Standard Zip Codes||15946|
|Phone Area Codes||814|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||EBENSBURG SEWAGE PLANT|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Average Family Size||2.95|
|American Indian & Alaskan||1||0%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||14||0.5%|
|Est. 2005 Population||2,686|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|French (except Basque)||3%|
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||2.7%|
According to the US Postal Service, Portage, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Puritan (15946)
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PORTAGE AREA HS
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 418 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.3
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|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. Kenova, West Virginia||91.5||37%||20.1%||10.2%||20||$29,688||4.8%||0.8%||3,485||18.6%||47.9||0.7%||6.3|
|2. Lake City, Tennessee||87.7||36.3%||23.5%||6%||27||$21,895||5.3%||1.2%||1,888||32%||73.1||0.7%||5.3|
|3. La Follette, Tennessee||87.3||34.2%||21.2%||5.9%||27||$24,235||5.5%||2.1%||7,926||33.1%||56.1||0.6%||10.4|
|4. Warsaw, Missouri||84.2||39.2%||27.2%||11.5%||23||$33,068||5.9%||1.6%||2,070||18.5%||65.2||1.6%||4.8|
|5. Jamestown, Tennessee||79.9||47%||24.7%||5.9%||21||$18,714||6.4%||1.6%||1,839||35.6%||51.7||1.1%||4.9|
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