Portage, WI Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 3,966 housing units in Portage. This represents a 11.5% growth from 3,556 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 3,859 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 107 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Portage is about 59.1%. Portage's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.7%. Average household size is 2.3 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Portage were built after 1952.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.10%
One Bedroom17%
Two Bedrooms31.60%
Three Bedrooms36.30%
Four Bedrooms12.10%
Five Bedrooms or more1.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.57
Median year structure was built1950
Median Value of occupied units$90,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$80,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.9
Median year structure was built1957
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$349

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage12%
Home Equity Loan13.20%
Simple Mortgage39.50%
Debt Free35%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18%