Portage, IN 46368 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46368: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Portage, IN 46368

Acceptable Alternative
Ogden Dunes, IN 46368

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Porter County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.585, Longitude -87.175
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 46368 has segments in 2 Counties (Lake, Porter).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,080
  • PO Box Addresses: 554
  • Residential Addresses: 15,638
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,202
    • Single Family Addresses: 14,436

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Portage, IN 46368 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 38,912
Population in Households 38,656
Population in Familes 31,476
Population in Group Qrtrs 256
Population Density1 1,487
Diversity Index2 54


Median Household Income $56,398
Average Household Income $70,394
Per Capita Income $26,907


Total Housing Units 16,090 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,597 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,208 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,285 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $154,507
Average Home Value $174,040


Total Households 14,805
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 10,185
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.09% 0.45%
Households 0.02% 0.41%
Families -0.17% 0.31%
Median Household Income   3.52%
Per Capita Income   3.27%

Portage, IN 46368 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46368 to the other 773 ZIP Codes in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 28 97th
Population Density # 99 87th
Diversity Index # 54 93rd
Median Household Income # 293 62nd
Per Capita Income # 309 60th

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