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 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 170,389 inhabitants. Its county seat is Valparaiso. The county was created 186 years ago in 1835.

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 Courthouse image
Porter County Courthouse

The largest city of Porter County is Portage with a population of 93,011. Other cities include, Porter population 4,834, Hebron population 3,670 and Dune Acres population 182. See all Porter County cities & populated places.

Porter County Courthouse image

Porter County map

Porter County Quick Facts

Population : 170,389 (2019)
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 : 14:00:36 (15th June 2021)
Density : 126 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 3.55% (2010-2019)

Porter County has 6 neighbours.

  • Valparaiso

Demographics

The population of Porter County increased by 3.55% in 9 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

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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.

Porter County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Portage 93,011 City in Porter County, Indiana, United States
Valparaiso 33,897 Town in Porter County, Indiana, United States
Porter 4,834 Settlement in Indiana, USA
Hebron 3,670 City in Porter County, Indiana, United States of America
Kouts 1,958 Town in Indiana, United States
Burns Harbor 1,828 Town in Indiana, United States
Ogden Dunes 1,088 Town in Porter County, Indiana, United States
Town of Pines 691 Town of the United States
Beverly Shores 599 Town in Indiana
Dune Acres 182 City in Porter County, Indiana, United States of America

Indiana Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Indiana 6,732,219 State of the United States of America
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Indianapolis 886,220 City in and county seat of Marion County, Indiana, United States and the Indiana federated state capital city
Lake County 485,493 County in Indiana, United States
Allen County 379,299 County in Indiana, United States
Hamilton County 338,011 County in Indiana, United States
Saint Joseph County 271,826 County in Indiana, United States
Fort Wayne 270,402 County seat of Allen County, Indiana, United States
Elkhart County 206,341 County in Indiana, United States
Tippecanoe County 195,732 County in the northwest quadrant of Indiana, United States
Vanderburgh County 181,451 County in Indiana, United States
Hendricks County 170,311 County in Indiana, United States
Johnson County 158,167 County in Indiana, United States
Monroe County 148,431 County in Indiana, United States
Madison County 129,569 County in Indiana, United States
Clark County 118,302 County in Indiana, United States

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