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Demographics

People

Total Population2,601
Male Share of the Population49.4%
Female Share of the Population50.6%
Senior Citizens20.5%
Employed Population 16+1,123
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married43.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.1%
Median Earnings25+$35,171
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,985

Wealth

Median Family Income$52,917
% Above Poverty Level83.9%
% Below Poverty Level16.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone34.7%
Median Gross Rent$504
Median House Value$73,100

Ancestry

Polish21%
Irish17.8%
Slovak10%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)7.5%
Italian6.5%
English5.8%
Hungarian4%
Russian3.1%
Dutch2%
German1.8%
French Except Basque1.5%
Czech1.5%
Scottish1.3%
Croatian1.2%
Lithuanian1%
Welsh1%
Finnish1%
Belgian0.9%
Arab0.8%
Austrian0.7%
Syrian0.6%
Swedish0.5%
Ukrainian0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Lebanese0.2%
Slovene0.2%
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Portage Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cambria County
Standard Zip Codes15946
Phone Area Codes814
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.38
Approximate Longitude-78.67

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)

StationEBENSBURG SEWAGE PLANT
Distance6.3 miles
Jan Temp16 to 35 F
Apr Temp33 to 60 F
Jul Temp56 to 81 F
Oct Temp37 to 63 F
Annual Precip49.8 inches
StationPRINCE GALLITZIN ST PK
Distance19.2 miles
Jan Temp16 to 33 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp58 to 81 F
Oct Temp37 to 62 F
Annual Precip38.5 inches
StationKEGG
Distance28.1 miles
Jan Temp19 to 39 F
Apr Temp37 to 64 F
Jul Temp59 to 86 F
Oct Temp39 to 66 F
Annual Precip38.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cassandra151$60,625
Ehrenfeld207$51,250
Lilly824$49,583
South Fork995$52,578
Summerhill442$59,583
Wilmore260$71,250

Portage Public Libraries

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

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Portage Public Schools

Portage Area El Sch
84 Mountain Ave
ZIP: 15946
(814) 736-9636
Primary
Total Enrollment 513
Portage Area Jshs
85 Mountain Ave
ZIP: 15946
(814) 736-9636
High
Total Enrollment 405

Portage Private Schools

Our Lady Of The Sacred Heart School
812 Orchard St
ZIP: 15946
Elementary
Total Enrollment 13
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