Porter, IN Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,001 housing units in Porter. This represents a 60.7% growth from 1,245 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,754 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 247 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Porter is about 71.4%. Porter's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.4%. Average household size is 2.6 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Porter were built after 1970.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.50%
One Bedroom7.10%
Two Bedrooms29.60%
Three Bedrooms44.60%
Four Bedrooms14.10%
Five Bedrooms or more3%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.83
Median year structure was built1968
Median Value of occupied units$123,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$85,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.05
Median year structure was built1976
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$525

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage6.40%
Home Equity Loan11.80%
Simple Mortgage56.30%
Debt Free25.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.4%