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Demographics

People

Total Population3,920
Male Share of the Population48.9%
Female Share of the Population51.1%
Senior Citizens11.8%
Employed Population 16+1,672
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married55%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher26.9%
Median Earnings25+$40,300
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,831

Wealth

Median Family Income$66,083
% Above Poverty Level95.7%
% Below Poverty Level4.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home0.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone28.3%
Median Gross Rent$823
Median House Value$117,500

Ancestry

German45.1%
Irish27.5%
French Except Basque12.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.8%
English8%
Dutch6.8%
Polish6.7%
Scottish3.4%
Italian2.3%
Canadian2%
Swedish1.8%
Norwegian1.1%
Finnish0.7%
Welsh0.6%
Czech0.5%
Swiss0.4%
Israeli0.4%
Greek0.4%
Croatian0.4%
Russian0.3%
Danishn0.1%
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Portland Almanac

CategoryValue
County Ionia County
Standard Zip Codes48875
Phone Area Codes517
Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Approximate Latitude42.87
Approximate Longitude-84.9

Portland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationIONIA 2 SSW
Distance10.7 miles
Jan Temp14 to 28 F
Apr Temp35 to 55 F
Jul Temp60 to 82 F
Oct Temp39 to 59 F
Annual Precip35.8 inches
StationST JOHNS
Distance20.6 miles
Jan Temp14 to 29 F
Apr Temp35 to 56 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp40 to 60 F
Annual Precip32.9 inches
StationCHARLOTTE
Distance22.4 miles
Jan Temp15 to 29 F
Apr Temp36 to 56 F
Jul Temp60 to 81 F
Oct Temp40 to 59 F
Annual Precip33.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Eagle104$64,688
Lyons839$47,109
Muir692$35,769
Mulliken619$65,682
Sunfield516$49,250
Westphalia995$67,500

Portland Public Libraries

Portland District Library
334 KENT STREET
Portland, Michigan
(517) 647-6981

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Portland Public Schools

Oakwood Elementary School
500 Oak St
ZIP: 48875
(517) 647-2991
Primary
Total Enrollment 496
Portland High School
1100 Ionia Rd
ZIP: 48875
(517) 647-2981
High
Total Enrollment 631
Portland Middle School
745 Storz St
ZIP: 48875
(517) 647-2985
Middle
Total Enrollment 439
Westwood Elementary School
883 Cross St
ZIP: 48875
(517) 647-2989
Primary
Total Enrollment 450

Portland Private Schools

St Patrick School
122 N West St
ZIP: 48875
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 356
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