Portage Information

Portage Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Portage, WI

General Portage Information

State: Wisconsin

County: Columbia County

Close cities: Wyocena, WI, Poynette, WI, Dalton, WI, Baraboo, WI, Merrimac, WI, Pardeeville, WI, Briggsville, WI, Endeavor, WI, Portage, WI

Portage Population (census data)
Total 9,802 (+0.3% since 2000)
Male 5,046 (51.5%)
Female 4,756 (48.5%)

Population Density: 1,182 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 80.4 (US Avg is 100)

Portage Elevation: 800 feet above sea level

Land Area: 8.29 square miles

Median Household Income: $40,292

Zip Codes: 53901.

Portage Map

Loading Map...

Portage Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (90.7%)
  • Black (3.9%)
  • Hispanic (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (44.2%)
  • Irish (13.0%)
  • English (9.7%)
  • Norwegian (8.5%)
  • Polish (7.2%)
  • United States (3.5%)

Local Portage Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Milwaukee Brewers
NFL Football: Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers
NBA Basketball: Milwaukee Bucks
NHL Hockey: Minnesota Wild
NCAA Sports: University of Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin, Marquette University

Portage School Information

High Schools
Portage High (301 E Collins Street, Portage, WI, 53901 - Portage Community District)
Portage Junior High (2505 New Pinery Road, Portage, WI, 53901 - Portage Community District)
Elementary Schools
Caledonia Elementary (N5194 State Road 78, Portage, WI, 53901 - Portage Community District)
Fort Winnebago Elementary (W8349 Dumke Road, Portage, WI, 53901 - Portage Community District)
Lewiston Elementary (W11195 State Road 127, Portage, WI, 53901 - Portage Community District)
Muir/Woodridge Elementary (2600 Woodcrest Drive, Portage, WI, 53901 - Portage Community District)
Rusch Elementary (117 W Franklin Street, Portage, WI, 53901 - Portage Community District)
Other/Private Schools
Columbia Correctional Institute (Highway 127 Route 3, Portage, WI, 53901 - Wisconsin Department Of Corrections District)
Portage Academy Of Achievement (301 E Collins Street, Portage, WI, 53901 - Portage Community District)
River Crossings Charter School (2600 Woodcrest Drive, Portage, WI, 53901 - Portage Community District)

Find a Job