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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    D+
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    C+
Portage Township is located in Pennsylvania with a population of 3,456. Portage Township is in Cambria County. Living in Portage Township offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Portage Township there are a lot of bars. Many retirees live in Portage Township and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Portage Township are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$103,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$520
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    15%
  • Own
    85%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    24%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    43%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

Working in Portage Township

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$59,955
National
$55,322
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Not much variety, extremely repetitive.
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Everything is kept in shape.
The schools are great. No crime or barely any at all. Good townspeople