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Apartments for Rent in Portage, IN
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    3471 Sunnyside Drive, Portage, IN 46368
    1 BED $1,235+
    2 BEDS $1,585+
    3 BEDS $1,925+
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    2540 Promenade Way Suite 1, Portage, IN 46368
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    1 BED $1,305
    2+ BEDS $1,625
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    Unit 2, Lake Station, IN 46405
    1 BED $1,300
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    154 S Indiana St, Hobart, IN 46342
    1 BED $975
    2 BEDS $1,000
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    333 Neringa Lane, Hobart, IN 46342
    1 BED $1,025+
    2 BEDS $1,200+
    3 BEDS $1,725
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    350 Fayette Street, Gary, IN 46403-2948
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    2 BEDS $1,077+
    3+ BEDS $1,234+
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    400 N. Lake Park Ave, Hobart, IN 66342
    1 BED $1,000+
    2 BEDS $1,275+
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    436 WASHINGTON ST, HOBART, IN 46342
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    1 BED $850
    2 BEDS $975
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    51 West 10Th Street, Hobart, IN 46342
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    1 BED $581
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    700 N. Waverly Road, Porter, IN 46304
    1 BED $710
    2 BEDS $760
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    402 W 14Th St, Hobart, IN 46342
    1 BED $722
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    4045 Louisiana Street, Gary, IN 46409
    3 BEDS $1,600
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    660 Washington, Gary, IN 46402-2400
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    2 BEDS $1,307+
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    4249 Jefferson Street, Gary, IN 46408
    3 BEDS $1,700
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    907 Vale Park Rd, Valparaiso, IN 46383
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    1 BED $1,300+
    2+ BEDS $1,350
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    1240 W. 52Nd St., Merrillville, IN 46410
    Studio $780
    1 BED $1,005
    2+ BEDS $1,075
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    2810 Winchester Drive, Valparaiso, IN 46383
    1 BED $1,057+
    2 BEDS $1,513+
    3 BEDS $1,675+
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    945 West 54Th Place, Merrillville, IN 46410
    3 BEDS $1,600
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    7931 Iowa Street, Hobart, IN 46342
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    1 BED $1,027
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    247 Marcliffe Drive, Valparaiso, IN 4638
    1 BED $1,385+
    2 BEDS $1,775+
    3 BEDS $2,100+
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    2040 East 84Th Street, Merrillville, IN 46410
    1 BED $1,213+
    2 BEDS $1,602+
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    2090 Wright Street, Gary, IN 46404
    4 BEDS $1,400
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    1715 Lake Michigan Drive, Valparaiso, IN 46383
    1 BED $1,325+
    2 BEDS $1,839+
    3 BEDS $2,241+
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    9000 Lincoln Street, Merrillville, IN 46410
    1 BED $1,308+
    2 BEDS $1,471+
    3 BEDS $1,917+
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    9310 Monroe Street, Crown Point, IN 46307
    1 BED $1,401+
    2 BEDS $1,640+
    3 BEDS $2,354+
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Average rent in Portage, IN

$1,166/mo Portage, IN average rental price, November 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Portage, IN is $1,166.

Portage, IN apartment rent ranges

About 55% of apartment rents in Portage, IN range between $1,001-$1,500. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,501-$2,000 represent 11% of apartments. Around 29% of Portage’s apartments are in the $701-$1,000 price range. 4% of apartments are priced between $501-$700.

Portage, IN rent trends

Getting around in Portage, IN

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Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 35, Bike Score®: 36

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Portage, IN last updated?

Prices and availability in Portage, IN were last updated on 29 Feb 2024.

What are the best apartments in Portage, IN?

The best apartments in Portage, IN are: Lake Pointe Apartment Homes and The Promenade at Founders Square.

What is the average rent in Portage, IN?

The average rent in Portage, IN is $1,166. Start your search for apartments in Portage, IN now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Portage, IN?

The price range for a studio apartment in Portage, IN is between $1,305 and $2,435. View all studio apartments in Portage, IN.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Portage, IN?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Portage, IN is between $1,280 and $2,373. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Portage, IN now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Portage, IN?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Portage, IN is between $1,610 and $3,278. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Portage, IN.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Portage, IN?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Portage, IN is between $1,945 and $3,195. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Portage, IN.

What type of rental buildings are in Portage, IN?

In Portage, 30% of the residents are renting compared to 70% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 4% of Portage’s rentals, 66% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 27% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Portage, IN?

The average age of rental buildings in Portage is 35 years old, with 24% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 3 stories, of which all are garden-style apartment communities, none are mid-sized buildings, and none are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

What apartment floorplans are common in Portage, IN?

Rental apartments in Portage come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 0.4% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 41% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 50% of all rentals in Portage. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Living in Portage, IN

Portage is a small city located in northern Indiana, just south of Lake Michigan. Due to its convenient location, it’s a center of business activity and commerce with quick access to major cities, like Chicago and Indianapolis. The city also boasts modern amenities, including high-quality schools and healthcare facilities. It also has a rich history and beautiful natural surroundings, making it an ideal location for renters looking for an affordable and calm city near everyday necessities. Due to its proximity to water, the weather in Portage tends to be cool and humid. Summers are typically hot and humid, with temperatures often reaching the 80s. Conversely, winters can be quite cold, with temperatures often dropping below freezing. Additionally, Portage has plenty of rain and is prone to snow storms, so renters should pack their winter gear and prepare for the cold weather.

Renting in Portage, IN

Most houses and apartments for rent in Portage are found in the southern half of the city, where renters can find new and renovated apartments with one to three bedrooms. Meanwhile, the central area is generally more affordable, while the far southern region has quiet, residential neighborhoods with mid-priced rental units near all lifestyle amenities. Alternatively, renters looking for upscale rentals can look into the waterfront and eastern areas, where properties are larger and closer to parks, schools and everyday necessities. Notably, rental units in Portage must comply with local housing rules, which means landlords have to provide renters with a safe and clean place to live. Utilities are usually excluded from the rent and covered by the renters. Additionally, a security deposit and renter’s insurance are not mandatory, but may be required by the landlord. For any rent increases or termination of the lease, prior written notice is needed.

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Shopping in Portage, IN

Portage is a shopper’s haven, with multiple malls, big-name brands and high-end shopping experiences. Anchored by JCPenney and Macy’s, The Crossroads is the biggest shopping mall, hosting several top-tier stores, including Buckle, Victoria’s Secret, Forever 21, rue21, Claire’s and Aeropostale. Otherwise, Southland Mall, Portage Crossing, Augusta Center, and Meadows Shopping Center are popular shopping malls with numerous dining options, big-box retailers and designer stores. Or, for renters looking for locally sourced goods, Portage’s downtown has independent shops with fashion pieces from local designers, home decor items and rare vintage finds. Otherwise, the leading grocery chains in Portage are located along major roads and include names like Whole Foods Market, Meijer, Aldi, Walmart, Dollar General and Save A Lot. Several farmers’ markets’ are also present in the city for renters looking for fresh produce and handcrafted goods.

Transportation in Portage, IN

Due to the city’s location on the shores of Lake Michigan, Portage residents have easy access to both water- and land-based transportation services. Specifically, renters have access to several large highways connecting it to nearby towns and major metropolitan areas, including interstates 94 and 90 and U.S. highways 6, 12 and 20. Gary Public Transit also serves the area with local bus routes that run through the city’s main hubs. And, Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD) operates the South Shore Line train from Chicago to the South Bend International Airport. There are also several local marinas where people can dock their boats or kayaks for the day, while Uber and Lyft provide renters with on-demand rides through an app. Finally, Chicago Midway International Airport, South Bend Regional Airport, and Chicago O’Hare International Airport are all nearby, giving renters access to flights to multiple domestic and international destinations.

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