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: 1,098
  • PO Box Addresses: 566
  • Residential Addresses: 15,615
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,201
    • Single Family Addresses: 14,414

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

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Portage, IN 46368 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 39,224
Daytime Population: Workers 16,085
Daytime Population: Residents 20,841
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 36,926
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 38,968
Population in Familes 31,966
Population in Group Qrtrs 256
Population Density2 1,533
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $54,709
Average Household Income $68,719
Per Capita Income $26,186


Total Housing Units 16,072 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,376 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,501 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,195 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $150,223
Average Home Value $174,366


Total Households 14,877
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 10,269
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 0.17% 0.29%
Households 0.06% 0.22%
Families -0.11% 0.1%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Portage, IN 46368 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46368 to the other 785 ZIP Codes in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 27 97th
Population Density # 95 88th
Diversity Index # 52 94th
Median Household Income # 286 64th
Per Capita Income # 296 62nd

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