Portage is located in south Wisconsin. Portage is between the Columbia, Marquette, Sauk county. Portage has 8.82 square miles of land area and 0.80 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Portage population is 10,227, which has grown 5.13% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 6.73% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Portage median household income is $44,150 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 23.27% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 20.43% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Portage median house value is $132,700 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 46.47% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 47.86% and is about the same as the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Portage is close to the state average in quality. The Portage area code is 608.