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Portage Jobs Overview

7,074
Job Openings
5.4%
Unemployment Rate
$52,480
Median Base Salary
37k
Population

Portage has the 837th largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 0.2% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Portage is part of the Chicago metro area. Unemployment in the Chicago area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Chicago has the 3rd largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Portage is above average at $52,480, and the median cost of a home in Portage is $135,300, which is below the national average. 15% of workers in Portage hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 88% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Portage. 86% of Portage workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 6% carpool, and 5% walk. People in Portage spend an average of 26 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

Employment Resources

Portage WorkOne

1575 Adler Circle
Suite A
Portage, IN 46368
219-762-6592