Porterfield, WI Population

Population: 1,991. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,036 (+2.3% change)
Males: 1,027 (51.6%), Females: 964 (48.4%)

Marinette County

Zip code: 54159

Median resident age: 39.8 years
Median household income: $46,898
Median house value: $90,100

Races in Porterfield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (47.0%), French (11.6%), Polish (11.3%), Swedish (8.3%), Irish (8.2%), French Canadian (7.4%).

Elevation: 670 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Porterfield

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Porterfield town

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 66.6%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +179 (+9.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Porterfield:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Porterfield:

  • MENOMINEE-MARINETTE TWIN COUNTY (about 12 miles; MENOMINEE, MI; Abbreviation: MNM)
  • FORD (about 51 miles; IRON MOUNTAIN KINGSFORD, MI; Abbreviation: IMT)
  • AUSTIN STRAUBEL INTERNATIONAL (about 52 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; Abbreviation: GRB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Porterfield:

  • SWEETWATER BAY (about 15 miles; OCONTO, WI; Abbreviation: 30W)
  • CRIVITZ MUNI (about 20 miles; CRIVITZ, WI; Abbreviation: 3D1)
  • J. DOUGLAS BAKE MEML. (about 22 miles; OCONTO, WI; Abbreviation: OCQ)
Amtrak station near Porterfield:

  • 12 miles: MARINETTE (RIVER CITY FEUR PLAZA, 2200 CLEVELAND AV) – Bus Station. Services: public restrooms, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Porterfield:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-GREEN BAY (about 47 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; Full-time enrollment: 4,794)
  • NORTHEAST WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 50 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; Full-time enrollment: 4,198)
  • SAINT NORBERT COLLEGE (about 55 miles; DE PERE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,031)
  • FOX VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE AT APPLETON (about 72 miles; APPLETON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,364)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH (about 92 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,057)
  • LAKELAND COLLEGE (about 100 miles; SHEBOYGAN, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,103)
  • NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY (about 100 miles; MARQUETTE, MI; Full-time enrollment: 7,374)
Public primary/middle school in Porterfield:

  • PORTERFIELD EL (Students: 102; Grades: PK – 04)