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Porter County, Indiana Facts

Facts
State Indiana
Land area 418.2 square miles
Population Density 393 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 166,557
Population change 1.3%
Under 5 years of age 5.5%
Under 18 23.1%
65 and over 13.8%
Females 50.9%
White 93.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 9.2
Asian 1.4%
Two or more races 1.5%
Black or African American 3.6%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 91%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 25.4%
Veterans 11,934
Households and Housing
Households 61,502
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.6%
Median household income $62,794
The per capita income $28,669
Live below the poverty line. 10.4%
housing units 66,534
Multi-unit structures 17%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $165,700
Residents owning their homes. 77.4%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 12,407
Women-owned firms 29.2%
Asian-owned firms 1.5%
Hispanic-owned firms 3.1%
Black-owned firms 1.4%
Native American-owned firms 0.3%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,956,275
Retail sales per capita $12,188
Manufacturers shipments $7,318,767
Merchant wholesaler sales $1,463,085