Portage, Ohio

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Portage is a village in Wood County, Ohio, United States. The population was 428 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Portage is located at 41°19′34″N 83°38′59″W / 41.32611°N 83.64972°W / 41.32611; -83.64972 (41.326157, -83.649646).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 428 people, 153 households, and 108 families residing in the village. The population density was 286.0 people per square mile (110.2/km²). There were 166 housing units at an average density of 110.9/sq mi (42.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 91.59% White, 1.17% African American, 0.70% Native American, 3.74% from other races, and 2.80% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.81% of the population.

There were 153 households out of which 35.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.1% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.8% were non-families. 22.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the village the population was spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 34.1% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 106.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $37,031, and the median income for a family was $43,125. Males had a median income of $35,227 versus $22,321 for females. The per capita income for the village was $15,698. About 3.9% of families and 10.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.5% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Notable natives and residents

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