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Kalamazoo, Michigan, 49048
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Portage, Michigan, 49024
Portage, Michigan, 49002
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Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 4.3% 8.3% -4.0% $10,000 to $14,999 4.9% 5.8% -0.9% $15,000 to $19,999 6.0% 6.0% +0.0% $20,000 to $24,999 6.8% 6.4% +0.4% $25,000 to $29,999 6.3% 6.2% +0.1% $30,000 to $34,999 5.5% 6.2% -0.7% $35,000 to $39,999 5.4% 5.8% -0.4% $40,000 to $44,999 5.7% 5.7% +0.0% $45,000 to $49,999 5.6% 5.0% +0.6% $50,000 to $59,999 9.7% 9.3% +0.4% $60,000 to $74,999 11.8% 11.2% +0.6% $75,000 to $99,999 12.9% 11.4% +1.5% $100,000 to $124,999 6.6% 5.9% +0.7% $125,000 to $149,999 3.9% 2.7% +1.2% $150,000 to $199,999 2.3% 2.1% +0.2% $200,000 or more 2.2% 2.0% +0.2%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 7.1% 7.5% -0.4% 10.0% to 14.9% 12.9% 13.4% -0.5% 15.0% to 19.9% 18.7% 14.9% +3.8% 20.0% to 24.9% 14.4% 12.4% +2.0% 25.0% to 29.9% 12.5% 10.0% +2.5% 30.0% to 34.9% 6.3% 6.8% -0.5% 35.0% to 39.9% 4.4% 4.7% -0.3% 40.0% to 49.9% 8.8% 6.3% +2.5% 50.0% or more 11.1% 17.4% -6.3% Not computed 3.7% 6.7% -3.0%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 19.7% 14.7% +5.0% 25 to 34 years 29.7% 28.1% +1.6% 35 to 44 years 18.0% 21.0% -3.0% 45 to 54 years 11.4% 14.0% -2.6% 55 to 64 years 6.3% 7.3% -1.0% 65 to 74 years 4.8% 5.9% -1.1% 75 to 84 years 6.8% 6.0% +0.8% 85 years and over 3.2% 2.9% +0.3%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 56.7% 39.2% +17.5% 30 to 44 minutes 18.2% 25.2% -7.0% 45 to 59 minutes 6.5% 13.3% -6.8% 60 or more minutes 18.7% 22.3% -3.6%
Source: 2000 Census
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Did you know that Portage, Michigan, was once known as “Celery City” for its abundant celery production? Rent an apartment in Portage and live in a city that’s rich in history (and essential vitamins and minerals). Whether you prefer your celery with veggie dip or ants-on-a-log style you’re sure to love this marvelous Michigan city. With great schools, community events, entertainment, and more, Portage is the perfect place to call home. Get your daily fiber requirement and get an apartment in Portage.
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Are you looking for a spacious three bedroom apartment so you can find a few roommates to accompany you to Timber Ridge Ski Resort? Perhaps you’re looking for a sleek one bedroom that’s walking distance from Barrett's Smokehouse so you can have a great steak whenever you’d like. Whatever apartment you’re after, we’re here to help you find it. If you’re wondering how much you can expect to spend on an apartment in Portage, just take a look at the rent table. It has the latest average rates on one, two, and three bedroom units. Read on to learn more about life in Portage, and be sure to read about the health benefits of celery in the Kalamazoo Gazette!
A Place for Opportunities to Grow
Rent one of Portage, Michigan’s apartments and live in a city where hopes and dreams never die. According to its official website, Portage is, “A Place for Opportunities to Grow.” Whether you’re looking to start a new career or you simply want a nice location to train for the International Tree Climbing Championship, you’ll find Portage to be the ideal place to live while you chase your dreams. With the “dynamic living environment” that Portage provides, you’ll feel ready to take on the world in no time. And you’ll have plenty of encouragement along the way thanks to Portage’s 46,000 or so fine citizens. With so many friendly people around, you’re sure to make lots of new friends in no time. Nurture your opportunities and rent an apartment in this fine Michigan city.
Parks and Pedaling
So, you’ve been eating healthy and getting lots of vitamin C from all that celery, but now what? You won’t get in shape sitting around all day watching infomercials. Good thing Portage’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Property Management offers numerous parks and recreational opportunities to keep you fit and As-Seen-On-TV free all year. You’ll forget all about that amazing food dehydrator/fax machine once you set foot in one of Portage’s 16 parks. If you’ve got a pair of skates and a decent sense of balance, you’re sure to have a great time at the Millennium Park Ice Rink. Who needs the “all-in-one cardio/strength training 7-day extreme workout” when you can take a ride on the Portage Bikeway System? With more than 55 miles of trails, the Portage Bikeway System is a cyclist's paradise. If you feel lonely out on the trail, join one of the city’s adult softball leagues and make friends with a fellow cyclist/shortstop. It’s easy to make good use of your free time in Portage.
Flight and Fashion
Should you get bored arranging the books in your new Portage apartment by difficulty and word count, you’ll find there’s plenty of things to do in this city. Rather than read a book on flight, experience it firsthand by visiting the Air Zoo. This popular Portage destination “brings the flight experience to life,” according to its website, and features full-motion flight simulators, historic aircraft, amusement park-style rides, and more. If you’re the type that’d sooner take a rowboat across the Atlantic than step on a plane, perhaps you’d enjoy a day shopping at the Crossroads Mall. Whether you’re looking to spruce up your new apartment or update your late 80s wardrobe, the Crossroads Mall is a great place to do it. Have some fun and rent an apartment in Portage.
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How far is the airport from downtown Portage and can I get there easily and cheaply?
The closest major airport to Portage is Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport (AZO). This airport has domestic flights from Kalamazoo, Michigan and is about 3 miles from downtown Portage. The next closest major airport is Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR), which has international and domestic flights from Grand Rapids, Michigan and is 47 miles from the center of Portage. The trip to AZO takes about 10 minutes by car, while the trip to GRR takes about an hour and a half, depending on which route you take. Neither airport is accessible via public transportation.
Where are some of the best places for dining out in Portage?
There are many good places for dining out in Portage. Perhaps the highest concentration of restaurants, however, falls along one main thoroughfare: Westnedge Ave. The area between Milham Ave and Romence Rd Pkwy is especially populated with eateries. Options include barbeque, Mexican, Italian, Chinese, sushi, and seafood, among many others, including all your typical fast food joints. The intersection of Westnedge Ave and Centre Ave is also a safe bet for dining out in Portage.