Porter is located in north Indiana. Porter is part of Porter County. Porter has 6.20 square miles of land area and 0.28 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Porter population is 4,883, which has shrunk 1.79% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 7.60% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Porter median household income is $67,328 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 32.99% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 17.25% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Porter median house value is $166,300 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 34.44% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 30.12% and is lower than 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 Porter is much better than the state average in quality.