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Apartments for rent in Porter, IN

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See what Porter, IN has to offer.

What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Porter

it is a small town but convenient shopping close by. .Chicago is only a train ride away. th.at is all i have to say

It is very close to schools. If you don't mind walking it's very close to our quaint downtown area.

I love how close I live to the dunes national park. I like the local restaurant third coast cafe and Lemon Tree.

Who Lives Here

Porter Demographics

Education

High School

39%

Associate's

29%

Bachelor's

22%

Master's

8%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

41%

3 people

22%

4 people

24%

5 people

7%

6+ people

6%

Household Income

0-50k

28%

50-100k

30%

100-150k

26%

150-200k

10%

200k+

7%

Age

0-10

13%

10-20

12%

20-45

36%

45-65

28%

65+

11%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Porter?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

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*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Porter

Porter Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

30%

15-30 Mins

28%

30-40 Mins

21%

40-60 Mins

9%

60+ Mins

12%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 2121

Walk Score®

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 3 of 3 renters

Percentage: 2828

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 3 of 3 renters

What Renters Are Saying

Porter Features

Busy Streets

No

Say 3 of 3 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 3 of 3 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 3 of 3 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 3 of 3 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 3 of 3 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 3 of 3 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 3 of 3 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 3 of 3 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 3 of 3 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 3 of 3 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 3 of 3 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 3 of 3 renters

Near Highways

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Porter Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Porter

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What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Porter, IN

Porter, a small town in Indiana, has a population of just over 5,000. The town's population, at an average age of just over 35, is decidedly younger than most cities in Indiana. Renters tend to be in the minority in the area, and 82% of residents own their homes. Relatively high rent costs could be playing a role, as the average rent of $1,198/month is substantially higher than the state average of $827.

Porter has an average commute time of about 29 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the prevailing way to get to work, opted for by 47% of commuters, while public transit isn't used much. Not many commuters walk to work.

Twelve percent of Porter residents over the age of 25 possess a Bachelor's degree, while 5% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree. There are plenty of industries from which to choose in Porter. The five most common are manufacturing, retail, healthcare, scientific, and entertainment. Combined, these industries account for 35% of the labor force in the town. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the town's residents work in sales, making it the top field in the town. Porter workers bring in an average annual income of just over $91,000, around $29,000 more than those elsewhere in the state. The town's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345.