Portage, Pennsylvania

Portage: Home rule municipality in Cambria County, Pennsylvania


Portage is a city located in the county of Cambria in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,638 and a population density of 3,997 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,351 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Portage

Population : 2,351 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Cambria County
Area : 0.66 km2
Altitude : 5,889 feet / 1795 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 08:44:22 (18th June 2024)
Postal code : 15946
Density : 3,562 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -12.21% (2010-2020)


Portage is located at 40°23'19"N 78°40'20"W (40.3886800, -78.6722400).

Portage map


According to census records, the population of Portage decreased by 12.21% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,638 - census
2011 2,605 -1.27% estimation process
2012 2,583 -0.85% estimation process
2013 2,558 -0.98% estimation process
2014 2,531 -1.07% estimation process
2015 2,503 -1.12% estimation process
2016 2,475 -1.13% estimation process
2017 2,442 -1.35% estimation process
2018 2,410 -1.33% estimation process
2019 2,380 -1.26% estimation process
2020 2,351 -1.23% estimation process

Portage zip code is 15946. County name: Cambria, County fips: 42021

Schools in Portage

College & universities near Portage, PA

Code Name City ZIP
214166 Mount Aloysius College Cresson (PA) 16630-1999

Stations (15)

Amtrak & bus stations near Portage, PA

Code Name Address Type
JST Johnstown 47 Walnut Street RAIL
ALT Altoona Transportation Center 1231 11th Avenue RAIL
TYR Tyrone Pennsylvania Ave and West 10th St. RAIL
HGD Huntingdon Fourth and Allegheny Sts. RAIL
LAB Latrobe station 329 McKinley Ave RAIL

Post offices near Portage

Post Office Name City ZIP
Portag Post Office Portage (PA) 15946

Other places with the same name (6)

  • Portage , Indiana The second most populous city in Porter County, Indiana. It is located on the southern shore of Lake Michigan in northwestern Indiana. Portage is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk and the Portage Historical Society. with a population of 90,543 people.
  • Portage , Wisconsin fourth-class city in Columbia County, Wisconsin with a population of 10,381 people.
  • Portage , Michigan city in Kalamazoo County, Michigan, United States of America with a population of 971 people.
  • Portage , Ohio village in Wood County, Ohio with a population of 490 people.
  • Portage , Utah town in Box Elder County, Utah, United States with a population of 274 people.

Other cities in Cambria County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Cambria County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Johnstown 18,939 City in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States
Oil City 9,618 City of Pennsylvania
Conemaugh 6,808 Township in Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Minersville 4,133 Borough in central Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Elim 3,727 City in Alaska
Greenwich 3,640 Township in Berks County, Pennsylvania
Northern Cambria 3,456 Borough of Pennsylvania
Ebensburg 3,015 Borough of Pennsylvania
Nanty Glo 2,901 Borough of Pennsylvania
Geistown 2,242 Borough of Pennsylvania
Stonycreek 2,074 Township in Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Southmont 2,048 Borough of Pennsylvania
Summit 2,032 Township in Somerset County, Pennsylvania
Riverside 1,839 Borough in northern Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Cresson 1,585 Borough in Pennsylvania
Patton 1,576 Borough of Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Portage distances to largest Pennsylvania cities