Porter Porter County, Indiana

Porter: Settlement in Indiana, USA

Porter locator map
Location of Porter on Indiana map.


Porter is a city located in the county of Porter in the U.S. state of Indiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,858 and a population density of 289 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,840 inhabitants.

Porter Indiana P3210013 image
Porter Indiana P3210013
Porter Indiana P3210013 image


Porter is located at 41°36'56"N 87°4'27"W (41.6155900, -87.0742000).

Porter map


Porter forecast: A slight chance of rain showers before 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 84. more

Porter Quick Facts

Population : 4,840 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
County : Porter County
Postal code : 46304
Phone Area Codes : 219
Area : 16.79 km2
Altitude : 640 feet / 195 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 05:57:13 (18th September 2021)
Density : 288 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.37% (2010-2020)
Weather : 84℉ Slight Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather


According to census records, the population of Porter decreased by 0.37% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,858 - census
2011 4,870 0.25% estimation process
2012 4,866 -0.08% estimation process
2013 4,863 -0.06% estimation process
2014 4,862 -0.02% estimation process
2015 4,843 -0.39% estimation process
2016 4,809 -0.71% estimation process
2017 4,812 0.06% estimation process
2018 4,814 0.04% estimation process
2019 4,834 0.41% estimation process
2020 4,840 0.12% estimation process

Schools in Porter

College & universities near Porter, IN

Code Name City ZIP
150251 College of Court Reporting Inc Valparaiso (IN) 46385
150437 Don Roberts Beauty School Valparaiso (IN) 46385
152600 Valparaiso University Valparaiso (IN) 46383
151360 Indiana University-Northwest Gary (IN) 46408-1197
475574 Lil Lou's Beauty and Barber College LLC Gary (IN) 46409-2404

Stations (21)

Amtrak & bus stations near Porter, IN

Code Name Address Type
MCI Michigan City 100 Washington St. RAIL
GRY Gary, IN 100 West 4th Avenue BUS
NBU New Buffalo 226 North Whittaker Street RAIL
NBM New Buffalo, Michigan 517 South Whittaker Street RAIL
HMI Hammond–Whiting station 1135 South Calumet Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Porter

Post Office Name City ZIP
Chesterton Post Office Chesterton (IN) 46304
Portag Post Office Portage (IN) 46368
Beverly Shor Post Office Beverly Shores (IN) 46301
Wheeler Post Office Wheeler (IN) 46393
Valpara Post Office Valparaiso (IN) 46383

Other places with the same name (8)

  • Porter , Ohio township of Ohio with a population of 9,135 people.
  • Porter , New York town in Niagara County, New York, United States with a population of 4,670 people.
  • Porter , Michigan township in Midland County, Michigan with a population of 2,447 people.
  • Porter , Pennsylvania human settlement in Pennsylvania, United States with a population of 2,055 people.
  • Porter , Maine town in Oxford County, Maine, United States with a population of 1,525 people.
  • Porter , Oklahoma town in Wagoner County, Oklahoma, United States with a population of 692 people.
  • Porter , Minnesota city in Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota, United States with a population of 164 people.

Other cities in Porter County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Porter County , IN.

City Name Population Title
Portage 90,543 City in Porter County, Indiana, United States
Valparaiso 33,944 Town in Porter County, Indiana, United States
Chesterton 13,433 Town in the U.
Lakes of the Four Seasons 7,033 City in Indiana, United States of America
South Haven 5,282 Town in Michigan, USA
Hebron 3,669 City in Porter County, Indiana, United States of America
Kouts 1,963 Town in Indiana, United States
Burns Harbor 1,922 Town in Indiana, United States
Ogden Dunes 1,083 Town in Porter County, Indiana, United States
Town of Pines 688 Town of the United States
Beverly Shores 595 Town in Indiana
Dune Acres 182 City in Porter County, Indiana, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Porter distances to largest Indiana cities