Porter County PUMA, IN

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Population

167,391

0.225% growth

Median Age

39.4


Median Household Income

$65,979

1.7% growth

Number of Employees

76,324

1.44% growth

Median Property Value

$173,100

2.85% growth

About

In 2017, Porter County PUMA, IN had a population of 167k people with a median age of 39.4 and a median household income of $65,979. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Porter County PUMA, IN grew from 167,016 to 167,391, a 0.225% increase and its median household income grew from $64,874 to $65,979, a 1.7% increase.

The population of Porter County PUMA, IN is 84% White Alone, 9.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 3.27% Black or African American Alone. 6.45% of the people in Porter County PUMA, IN speak a non-English language, and 98.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Porter County PUMA, IN are Valparaiso University (1,455 degrees awarded in 2016), Don Roberts Beauty School (12 degrees), and Lil Lou's Beauty and Barber College-Portage (1 degrees).

The median property value in Porter County PUMA, IN is $173,100, and the homeownership rate is 75.4%. Most people in Porter County PUMA, IN commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 26 minutes. The average car ownership in Porter County PUMA, IN is N/A per household.

Economy

The economy of Porter County PUMA, IN employs 76.3k people. The largest industries in Porter County PUMA, IN are Iron & steel mills & steel product manufacturing (6,564 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,594 people), and Construction (5,191 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($125,085), Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers ($121,050), and Soap, cleaning compound, & cosmetics manufacturing ($120,211).

Median household income in Porter County PUMA, IN is $65,979. Males in Porter County PUMA, IN have an average income that is 1.75 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,083. The income inequality in Porter County PUMA, IN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.464, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$65,979

2017 value

± $1,797

1.7%

1 Year Growth

± 3.93%

Households in Porter County PUMA, IN have a median annual income of $65,979, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $64,874 in 2016, which represents a 1.7% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$75,553

Average Male Salary

± $7,898

$43,083

Average Female Salary

± $5,322

In 2017, full-time male employees in Porter County PUMA, IN made 1.75 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $67,438 ± $51,442

  2. Two or More Races

    $66,605 ± $78,893

  3. White

    $52,277 ± $4,919

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Porter County PUMA, IN workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.01 times more than Two or More Races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.464

2017 Wage GINI

0.459

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Porter County PUMA, IN was 0.464 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.07% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Porter County PUMA, IN was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Porter County PUMA, IN in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Porter County PUMA, IN was Carmel City & Fishers Town (West) PUMA, IN with a value of $96,831, followed by Noblesville City & Fishers Town (East) PUMA, IN and Boone & Hamilton (Northwest) Counties PUMA, IN, with respective values of $96,685 and $82,995.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Porter County PUMA, IN (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

76.3k

2017 Value

1.44%

1 Year growth

± 1.44%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Porter County PUMA, IN grew at a rate of 1.44%, from 75.2k employees to 76.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Porter County PUMA, IN, are Secretaries & administrative assistants (2,365 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,256 people), and Registered nurses (1,995 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Porter County PUMA, IN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Porter County PUMA, IN, by number of employees, are Secretaries & administrative assistants (2,365 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,256 people), and Registered nurses (1,995 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Porter County PUMA, IN has an unusually high number of residents working as Structural metal fabricators & fitters (22.1 times higher than expected), Millwrights (21.4 times), and Metal furnace operators, tenders, pourers, & casters (16.4 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Porter County PUMA, IN, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($273,345), Machinists ($157,041), and Dentists ($142,946).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

76.3k

2017 Value

1.44%

1 Year growth

± 1.44%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Porter County PUMA, IN grew at a rate of 1.44%, from 75.2k employees to 76.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Porter County PUMA, IN, are Iron & steel mills & steel product manufacturing (6,564 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,594 people), and Construction (5,191 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Porter County PUMA, IN, though some of these residents may live in Porter County PUMA, IN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Porter County PUMA, IN, by number of employees, are Iron & steel mills & steel product manufacturing (6,564 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,594 people), and Construction (5,191 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Porter County PUMA, IN has an unusually high number of Iron & steel mills & steel product manufacturing (42.8 times higher than expected), Petroleum refining (5.92 times), and Other direct selling establishments (4.57 times) industries.

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Indiana to other states, or from other states to Indiana.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $69.1B

  2. $42.9B

  3. $39.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Indiana product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $69.1B, followed by Base metals with $42.9B and Mixed freight and $39.9B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Indiana products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$446B

2015 Value

$698B

Projected 2045 Value

56.6% growth

In 2015, total outbound Indiana trade was $446B. This is expected to increase 56.6% to $698B by 2045.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Indiana to other states, or from other states to Indiana.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $39.9B

  2. $32.7B

  3. $31.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Indiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $39.9B, followed by Michigan with $32.7B and Illinois and $31.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Indiana shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

N/A% of the population of Porter County PUMA, IN has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Porter County PUMA, IN was $8,300 in 2014. This is a 4.76% increase from the previous year ($7,923).

Primary care physicians in Porter County PUMA, IN see 1505 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.07% increase from the previous year (1489 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1852 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 701 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Jay County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.4%). Additionally, Grant County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,505 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Indiana see an average of 1,505 patients per year. This represents a 1.07% increase from the previous year (1,489 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Indiana.

$8,300

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,078

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,285

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,714

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Indiana (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.76%, from $7,923 to $8,300.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Porter County PUMA, IN N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 15.4% prevalence

  2. 15.1% prevalence

  3. 15% prevalence

Jay County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Indiana, at 15.4%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Indiana by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Porter County PUMA, IN is home to a population of 167k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Porter County PUMA, IN residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Porter County PUMA, IN is composed of 141k White Alone residents (84%), 16.1k Hispanic or Latino residents (9.6%), 5.48k Black or African American Alone residents (3.27%), 2.46k Two or More Races residents (1.47%), 2.31k Asian Alone residents (1.38%), 328 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.196%), 139 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.083%), and 60 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0358%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Porter County PUMA, IN are Spanish or Spanish Creole (5,529 speakers), German (725 speakers), and Serbo-Croatian (426 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

N/A

Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

N/A

Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Porter County PUMA, IN was 39.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Porter County PUMA, IN are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Porter County PUMA, IN residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

3.96%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, N/A% of Porter County PUMA, IN residents were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Porter County PUMA, IN was 3.96%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    1,867 ± 1,055 people

  2. India

    823 ± 703 people

  3. Germany

    501 ± 549 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Porter County PUMA, IN was Mexico, the natal country of 1,867 Porter County PUMA, IN residents, followed by India with 823 and Germany with 501.

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Citizenship

98.4%

2017 Citizenship

98.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.4% of Porter County PUMA, IN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Porter County PUMA, IN was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    141k ± 72

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    16.1k ± 814

  3. Black or African American Alone

    5.48k ± 382

In 2017, there were 8.75 times more White Alone residents (141k people) in Porter County PUMA, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.1k Hispanic or Latino and 5.48k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Porter County PUMA, IN as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    5,529 speakers (3.52%)

  2. German

    725 speakers (0.461%)

  3. Serbo-Croatian

    426 speakers (0.271%)

6.45% of Porter County PUMA, IN citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Porter County PUMA, IN was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 3.52% of the overall population of Porter County PUMA, IN are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.461% speak German and 0.271% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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    0 ± 0

  2. false

    0 ± 0

  3. false

    0 ± 0

Porter County PUMA, IN has a large population of military personnel who served in false, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Porter County PUMA, IN awarded 1,468 degrees. The student population of Porter County PUMA, IN is skewed towards women, with 2,088 male students and 2,394 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Porter County PUMA, IN are White (891 and 77.2%), followed by Black or African American (87 and 7.54%), Hispanic or Latino (87 and 7.54%), and Unknown (37 and 3.21%).

The largest universities in Porter County PUMA, IN by number of degrees awarded are Valparaiso University (1,455 and 99.1%), Don Roberts Beauty School (12 and 0.817%), and Lil Lou's Beauty and Barber College-Portage (1 and 0.0681%).

The most popular majors in Porter County PUMA, IN are Information Technology (163 and 11.1%), Law (158 and 10.8%), and Registered Nursing (115 and 7.83%).

The median tuition costs in Porter County PUMA, IN are $36,280 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 44 degrees awarded

  2. 41 degrees awarded

  3. 115 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Porter County PUMA, IN was Mechanical Engineering with 44 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Porter County PUMA, IN according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,455 degrees awarded

  2. 12 degrees awarded

  3. 1 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$36,280

Median Private

In 2016, the Porter County PUMA, IN institution with the largest number of graduating students was Valparaiso University with 1,455 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

703

Degrees Awarded to Men

765

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 703 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Porter County PUMA, IN, which is 0.919 times less than the 765 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    891 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    87 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    87 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Porter County PUMA, IN were to White students. These 891 degrees mean that there were 10.2 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 87 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Porter County PUMA, IN was $173,100 in 2017, which is 0.795 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $168,300 to $173,100, a 2.85% increase. The homeownership rate in Porter County PUMA, IN is 75.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Porter County PUMA, IN have an average commute time of 26 minutes, and they commute by N/A. Car ownership in Porter County PUMA, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$65,979

Median Household Income

± $1,797

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Porter County PUMA, IN grew to $65,979 from the previous year's value of $64,874.

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Housing

Property Value

$173,100

2017 Median

± $2,388

$168,300

2016 Median

± $2,251

In 2017, the median property value in Porter County PUMA, IN grew to to $173,100 from the previous year's value of $168,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Porter County PUMA, IN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Porter County PUMA, IN the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Porter County PUMA, IN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Porter County PUMA, IN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

75.4%

2017 Homeownership

76.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 75.4% of the housing units in Porter County PUMA, IN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Porter County PUMA, IN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

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Commute Time

26 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Porter County PUMA, IN have a longer commute time (26 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.74% of the workforce in Porter County PUMA, IN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Porter County PUMA, IN was N/A, followed by those who N/A and those who N/A.

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