is a city located in Jay County, Indiana
. As of the 2000
census, the city had a total population of 6,437. The city is the county seat
of Jay County6
Geography\nPortland is located at 40°26'2" North, 84°58'48" West (40.433884, -84.979914)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 10.6 km²
). 10.6 km² (4.1 mi²) of it is land and 0.24% is water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 6,437 people, 2,739 households, and 1,750 families residing in the city. The population density
is 604.7/km² (1,566.8/mi²). There are 2,928 housing units at an average density of 275.1/km² (712.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 96.49% White, 0.37% African American
, 0.11% Native American
, 0.34% Asian
, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 1.80% from other races, and 0.84% from two or more races. 3.36% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 2,739 households out of which 27.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.9% are married couples living together, 12.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 36.1% are non-families. 32.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.28 and the average family size is 2.86.
In the city the population is spread out with 23.1% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 18.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 87.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 83.3 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $31,045, and the median income for a family is $41,329. Males have a median income of $29,728 versus $21,134 for females. The per capita income for the city is $18,375. 9.6% of the population and 5.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 11.9% are under the age of 18 and 9.0% are 65 or older.