Porter County , Indiana

Porter County: County in Indiana, United States

Porter County locator map
Location of Porter County on Indiana map.

About

Porter County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 164,343 and a population density of 122 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,020 inhabitants. Its county seat is Valparaiso. The county was created 186 years ago in 1835.

Porter County Courthouse image
Porter County Courthouse
Porter County Courthouse image

Geography

Porter County is located at 41°30'32"N 87°4'24"W (41.5088400, -87.0733200). It has 6 neighbors: Cook County, Jasper County, LaPorte County, Lake County, Starke County and Berrien County.

Porter County map

The largest city of Porter County is Portage with a population of 90,543. Other cities include, Lakes of the Four Seasons population 7,033, Porter population 4,840, Hebron population 3,669 and Dune Acres population 182. See all Porter County cities & populated places.

Weather

Porter County forecast: A chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy. High near 61, with temperatures falling to around 59 in the afternoon. North wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. more

Porter County Quick Facts

Population : 170,980 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
Area : 1351 km2
Named for : David Porter
Altitude : 2,766 feet / 843 meters
Capital : Valparaiso
Establishment : February 02, 1835
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 09:05:15 (22nd September 2021)
Density : 127 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.88% (2010-2020)
Weather : 61℉ Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Porter County has 6 neighbours.

  • Valparaiso

Demographics

The population of Porter County increased by 3.88% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 164,343 - census
2011 165,511 0.71% estimation process
2012 165,702 0.12% estimation process
2013 166,478 0.47% estimation process
2014 167,166 0.41% estimation process
2015 167,334 0.1% estimation process
2016 167,475 0.08% estimation process
2017 168,495 0.61% estimation process
2018 169,488 0.59% estimation process
2019 170,389 0.53% estimation process
2020 170,980 0.35% estimation process

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People born in Porter County (5)

People born in Porter County, including United States federal judge Job Barnard, politician E. R. Pickrell, poet Idael Makeever, you can see a list of people who born in Porter County.

Other places with the same name (1)

Porter County Populated Places

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

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
Porter 4,840 Settlement in Indiana, 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

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