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Portland is a town in Dodge County, in the Beaver Dam metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Portland. For links to other places called Portland, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Portland is 43.239N. The longitude is -88.952W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 863 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,106.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Portland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dodge County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 53579 ZIP code.
49% of Portland residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Portland ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Portland was $19,070, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Portland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Portland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $463. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,099.
Dodge County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Portland political report.
The average commute time for Portland workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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