Porter County, Indiana Basics:

Porter County Indiana - Government Site

Population: 165,681
Area: 418 square miles
County seat: Valparaiso
Area code(s) in use: 219
Time zone: CST
High school graduate or higher: 91.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.2%
Median household income: $62,457
Persons in poverty: 9.8%
Home ownership rate: 77.7%
Mean travel time to work: 27.0 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Jasper  La Porte  Lake  Starke  

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Map of the Porter County area

Our detail map of Porter County shows the Porter County, Indiana boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Porter County, Indiana

  Airports     show all on map

Bodin Airport, Carlson Farm Airport (historical), Flying M Airport, Porter County Regional Airport, Wyckoff Airstrip

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Alliance Emergency Medical Services, Alumni Hall and Career Center, Beverly Shores Fire Department, Beverly Shores Volunteer Fire Department, Brandt Hall, Burns Harbor Fire Department, Center for Diaconal Ministry, Chesterton Fire Department, Dickmeyer Hall, Domke Power House, Feit Greenhouse and Farm, Gellersen Center, Guild Hall, Hebron Fire Department, Heidbrink Hall, Heritage Hall, Huegli Hall, Indiana Dunes Lakeshore Fire Management, Kouts Volunteer Fire Department, Kretzmann Hall, Kroencke Hall, Lake of Four Seasons Station 1, Lakes of the Four Seasons Volunteer Fire Force Station 1, Lankenau Hall, LeBien Hall, Liberty Township Volunteer Fire Department, Linwood House, Loke Hall, Martin Luther King Cultural Center, Meier Hall, Memorial Hall, Memorial Opera House, Miller Hall, Mittal Steel Fire Department, Moellering Library, Morgan Township Volunteer Fire Department, Mueller Hall, Neils Science Center, Ogden Dunes Fire Department, Old Jail Museum, Pine Township Volunteer Fire Department, Portage Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters, Portage Fire Department Station 2, Portage Fire Department Station 3, Porter County Administrative Center, Porter County Courthouse, Porter County Home, Porter County Jail (historical), Porter County Regional Airport Station 3000, Porter Emergency Medical Services Station 1, Porter Emergency Medical Services Station 2, Porter Emergency Medical Services Station 3, Porter Emergency Medical Services Station 4, Porter Fire Department, Porter Starke Services Inpatient Care Center, Porter Township Volunteer Fire Department, Porter Township Volunteer Fire Department Station 1, Reed's Nursery, Samuelson's Nursery, Scheele Hall, Schnabel Hall, Shultz-Lewis Childrens Home, South Haven Branch Porter County Public Library, South Haven Fire Department Portage Township Station, Tower Acres Nursery, Union Township Volunteer Fire and Rescue Station 1, Union Township Volunteer Fire and Rescue Station 2, United States Steel Midwest Division Fire Department, University Book Center, University Center for the Arts, Urschel Hall, Valparaiso City Hall, Valparaiso Family YMCA, Valparaiso Fire Department Station 1, Valparaiso Fire Department Station 2, Valparaiso Fire Department Station 3, Valparaiso Public Library, Valparaiso Union, Valplayso, Washington Township Volunteer Fire Department Valparaiso, Wehrenberg Hall, Wesemann Hall, Westchester Public Library

  Canals     show all on map

Ahlgrim Ditch, Block Ditch, Breyfogel Ditch, Brown Ditch, Cain Ditch, Carver Ditch, Clark Ditch, Cobb Ditch, Cook Ditch, Cornell Ditch, Crooked Creek, Greiger Ditch, Greiger Ditch, Gustafson Ditch, Hannon Ditch, Heimberg Ditch, Henderson Ditch, Johnson Ditch, Jones Ditch, Keller Ditch, Kintzele Ditch, Kithcart Ditch, Koselke Ditch, Ludington Ditch, Lyon Ditch, Martin Ditch, Parker Ditch, Peregrine Ditch, Phillips Ditch, Pleasant Township Ditch, Pope-O'Conner Ditch, Portage-Burns Waterway, Reeves Ditch, Sandy Hook Ditch, Shooter Ditch, Slocum Ditch, Swanson Lamporte Ditch, Weiland Ditch

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Adam Cemetery, Bailly Cemetery, Blachly Cemetery, Blake Cemetery, Burstrom Cemetery, Calvary Cemetery, Carter Cemetery, Chesterton Cemetery, Cornell Cemetery, Dillingham Cemetery, Eight Square Cemetery, Fleming Cemetery, Frame Cemetery, Furnessville Cemetery, Gossett Cemetery, Graceland Cemetery, Graceland Cemetery, Guernsey Cemetery, Hebron Cemetery, Hopewell Mennonite Cemetery, James Cemetery, Janes Cemetery, Kimball Cemetery, Kinne Cemetery, Ludington Cemetery, Luther Cemetery, Maplewood Cemetery, McCool Cemetery, Memorial Park Cemetery, Merriman Cemetery, Mosier Cemetery, Quakerdom Cemetery, Robbins Cemetery, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Saint Patricks Cemetery, Saint Pauls Cemetery, Shurr Cemetery, Stoner Cemetery, Temple of Israel Cemetery of Gary, Union Street Cemetery, White Cemetery

  Census     show all on map

Aberdeen Census Designated Place, Salt Creek Commons Census Designated Place, Shorewood Forest Census Designated Place, South Haven Census Designated Place, Wheeler Census Designated Place

  Churches     show all on map

Adam Church (historical), Apostolic Church, Assembly of God Church, Augsburg Church, Bethel Baptist Church, Bible Baptist Church, Calvary Temple Church, Central Baptist Church, Central Christian Church, Chapel of the Resurrection, Chesterton Community Church, Christ Lutheran Church, Church of Christ, Church of Christ, Crocker Bible Baptist Church, Cross of Christ Lutheran Church, Emmanuel Baptist Church, Emmanuel Baptist Church, Fairhaven Church, Faith Baptist Church, Faith Memorial Lutheran Church, Faith Tabernacle Pentecostal Center of God Church, First Assembly of God Church, First Baptist Church, First Baptist Church, First Baptist Church (historical), First Baptist Church of South Haven, First Christian Church, First Church of Christ Scientist, First Church of the Nazarene, First Church of the Nazarene, First Presbyterian Church, First Presbyterian Church (historical), First Southern Baptist Church, First United Methodist Church, First United Presbyterian Church, Grace Church, Heritage Lutheran Church, Hillcrest Baptist Church, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Hope Church, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Lake View Church, Liberty Bible Church, Lourds Grotto Church, Nativity of Our Saviour Catholic Church, Nazarene Church (historical), New Hope Church of God, New Life Wesleyan Church, Northwood Church, Ogden Dunes Community Church, Old North Church, Our Saviour Lutheran Church, Portage First United Methodist Church, Porter Assembly of God Church, Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church, Saint Anns Church, Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Roman Catholic Church, Saint Francis Episcopal Church, Saint Patricks Church, Saint Paul Catholic Church, Saint Paul Lutheran Church, Saint Pauls Roman Catholic Church (historical), Salem Church, Seven Dolors Grotto Church, Seven Dolors Shrine, Shults Memorial Chapel, South Haven Christian Church, South Haven Church of the Nazarene, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, The Open Door Baptist Church, The Way of Holiness Church, Trinity Lutheran Church, United Pentecostal Church, United Pentecostal Church, Valparaiso Mennonite Church, Washington Evangelical Free Church, Wesleyan Methodist Church, Wheeler United Methodist Church

  Crossings     show all on map

Interchange 19, Interchange 3

  Dams     show all on map

Lake Louise Dam, Lake of the Woods Dam, Loomis Lake Dam, Norman Olson Lake Dam, Rice Lake Dam, Traekabas Mill Dam

  Harbors     show all on map

Burns International Harbor, Burns Waterway Harbor, East Harbor Arm, West Harbor Arm

  Hospitals     show all on map

Portage Community Hospital, Porter Valparaiso Hospital Campus, Valparaiso Surgery Center of Porter Memorial Hospital

  Lakes     show all on map

Big Bass Lake, Billington Lake, Bulls-Eye Lake, Canada Lake, Carlson Pond, Chestnut Lakes, Chubb Lake, Clear Lake, Deep Lake, Dog Lake (historical), Flint Lake, Lake Charles, Lake Eliza, Lake Florence, Lake Minnehaha, Lake on the Green, Long Lake, Long Lake, Long Pond, Mar-Mac Lake, Morgan Lake, Moss Lake, Mud Lake, Mud Lake, Pratt Lake, Robbins Pond, Round Lake, Sagers Lake, Silver Lake, Spectacle Lake, Tommy Pond, Wauhob Lake

  Locales     show all on map

Airport Water Treatment Plant, Bailly Homestead (historical), Bucher Hog Farm, Burns Harbor East Light, Burns Harbor North Light 2, Burns Harbor South Light 3, Burns Haror West Light 4, Burns Waterway East Jetty North Light, Burns Waterway East Jetty South Light, Burns Waterway East Pier Light, Burns Waterway West Pier Inner Light, Burns Waterway West Pier Outer Light, Butternut Springs Girl Scout Camp, Camp Lawrence, County Seat Plaza Shopping Center, Creekside Park Golf Course nd Training Center, Duck Creek Country Club, Elden Kuehl Pollution Control Facility, Forest Park Golf Course, Goodfellow Camp, Mink Lake Golf Course, North Porter County Government Complex, Pines Ski Area, Port of Indiana, Robbinhurst Golf Club, Sand Creek Country Club, Strongbow Centre Shopping Center, The Course at Aberdeen, Valparaiso Country Club, Valparaiso Market Place Shopping Center, Valparaiso Wastewater Treatment Plant

  Parks     show all on map

Berkley Park, Bicentennial Park, Camp Farr, Chesterton Park, Coffee Creek Park, Countryside Park, Dogwood Park, Fairground Park, Forest Park, Foundation Meadows, Glenrose Park, Harbor Oaks Park, Haven Hollow Park, Hawthorne Park, Hickory Park, Imagination Glen Park, Indian Springs Park, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Indiana Dunes State Park, Jesse-Pilfer Park, Kirchoff Park, Lakewood Park, Louis Alyea Memorial Park, Moraine Nature Preserve, Mound Street Park, Ogden Gardens, Olson Memorial Park, Perry Park, Porter County Fairgrounds and Expo Center, Rodgers-Lakewood Park, Thomds Centennial Park, Tower Park, Two Hundred East Park, West Beach Recreation Area, Westside Park, Will Park, Wolfe Park, Woodland Park

  Populated Places     show all on map

Aberdeen, Apple Valley Estates, Aylesworth, Babcock, Beatrice, Beverly Hill, Beverly Shores, Blackhawk Beach, Boone Grove, Brummitt Acres, Burdick, Burlington Beach, Burns Harbor, Camelot Manor Estates, Chesterton, Clanricarde, Cobbs Corner, Coburg, Coolwood Acres, Crestview, Crisman, Crocker, Dons Mobile Home Park, Dune Acres, Dune Acres Station, Edgewater, Five Points Corner, Forest Oaks, Furnessville, Garyton, Gas Lite Mobile Home Park, Gates Corner, Graham Woods, Haglund, Hebron, Hillcrest, Hurlburt, Kouts, Lake Eliza, Lake View, Lakes of the Four Seasons, Liberty Farm Mobile Home Park, Lincoln Hills, Long Lake Island, Malden, Marian Manor, Marine Drive Mobile Home Park, McCool, Meadowbrook, Meadowview Mobile Home Park, Morgan Park, Northwood Park, Ogden Dunes, Pleasant Valley, Portage, Porter, Porter Crossroads, Rainbow Mobile Home Park, Roble Woods, Salt Creek Estates, Sedley, Shady Side, Shadyside Mobile Home Court, Shorewood Forest, Smoke Corner, South Haven, Suman, Sylvan Manor, Town of Pines, Tratebas Mill, Tremont, Valparaiso, Wake Robin Fields, Western Acres, Westhill, Wheeler, Whispering Sands Mobile Home Court, Williamsburg Manor, Willow Creek, Wilson, Woodland Village, Woodville

  Post Offices     show all on map

Chesterton Post Office, Valparaiso Post Office

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Lake Louise, Loomis Lake, Mink Lake, Norman Olson Lake, Rice Lake

  Schools     show all on map

Bailly Elementary School, Banta Center, Benjamin Franklin Middle School, Boone Grove Elementary School, Boone Grove Junior-Senior High School, Brummitt Elementary School, Central Elementary School, Central High School, Chesterton Senior High School, Columbia School (historical), Cooks Corner Elementary School, Crisman Elementary School, Ethel R Jones Elementary School, Fairhaven School, Flint Lake Elementary School, Garner Public School (historical), George L Myers Elementary School, Hayes-Leonard Elementary School, Hebron Elementary School, Hebron Junior-Senior High School, Immanuel School, Ivy Technical State College Northwest, John Simatovich Elementary School, Kouts Elementary School, Kouts Junior-Senior High School, Liberty Elementary School, Liberty Intermediate School, Memorial Elementary School, Morgan Township School, Nativity of Our Saviour Catholic School, Newton Yost Elementary School, Northview Elementary School, Parkview Elementary School, Paul Saylor Elementary School, Portage Adult Education Center, Portage High School, Porter Lakes School, Rowena Kyle Elementary School, Saint Patricks School, Saint Paul School, South Haven Christian School, South Haven Elementary School, Special Education Learning Facility, Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, Thomas Jefferson Middle School, Thomas School (historical), Union Center Elementary School, Union Township Middle School, Valparaiso High School, Valparaiso High School (historical), Valparaiso Technical Institute (historical), Valparaiso University, Wallace Aylesworth Elementary School, Washington Township School, Westchester Intermediate School, Wheeler High School, William Fegely Middle School, Willowcreek Middle School

  Springs     show all on map

Butternut Springs

  Streams     show all on map

Beauty Creek, Chester Branch, Cobb Creek, Coffee Creek, Crisman Ditch, Crooked Creek, Crooked Creek, Damon Run, Deep River, Duck Creek, Dunes Creek, East Arm Little Calumet River, East Branch Stony Run, Krull Ditch, Pepper Creek, Peterson Ditch, Reynolds Creek, Robbins Ditch, Roper Ditch, Salt Creek, Samuelson Ditch, Sand Creek, Sievers Creek, Squirrel Creek, West Branch Crooked Creek, Willow Creek

  Summits     show all on map

Mount Holden, Mount Jackson, Mount Tom

  Swamps     show all on map

Cowles Bog, Hotter Lagoon, Moore Swamp

  Towers     show all on map

WAKE-AM (Valparaiso), WASK-FM (Lafayette), WAZY-FM (Lafayette), WIMS-AM (Michigan City), WJEF-FM (Lafayette), WNWI-AM (Valparaiso), WVUR-FM (Valparaiso), WXUS-FM (Lafayette)

  Valleys     show all on map

Hungry Hollow,

Porter County, Indiana Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhitePorter County White population 154,746154,746  
BlackPorter County Black population 5,6335,633
MixedPorter County Mixed population 2,4852,485
AsianPorter County Asian population 2,1542,153
American IndianPorter County American Indian population 663662
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderPorter County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 00

Additional population tables :
State population table
Indiana population by county