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The county is in the Stevens Point metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 67,358. This was an increase of .26% from the 2000 census.
In 2002, the per capita personal income in Portage County was $26,674. This was an increase of 24.6% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 86% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.
32% of Portage County residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Portage County ancestry & family history guide.
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Cemeteries in Portage County include Alban Lutheran Cemetery, Almond Village Cemetery, Arnott Cemetery, Badger Cemetery, Beggs Cemetery, Bickel Cemetery, Buena Vista Cemetery, East German Cemetery, Elmwood Cemetery, Episcopal Cemetery ... View cemeteries
Communities in Portage County include Alban, Almond, Almond, Amherst, Amherst, Amherst Junction, Bancroft, Belmont, Buena Vista, Carson ... View communities
Colleges in Portage County include University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point ... View colleges
School districts in Portage County include Almond-Bancroft, Rosholt, Stevens Point Area, Tomorrow River ... View school districts
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Libraries in Portage County include Almond Branch, Lettie W. Jensen Public Library, Plover Branch, Portage County Public Library, Rosholt Branch ... View libraries
Newspapers in Portage County include Portage County Gazette, Stevens Point Journal ... View newspapers
Portage County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Portage County political report.
Hotels in Portage County include Americinn Plover, Baymont Inn, Best Western, Comfort Suites Stevens Point, Country Inn & Suites, Elizabeth Inn & Convention Center, Holiday Inn, Point Motel, Stevens Point Fairfield Inn, Super 8
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