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Overview of Portage

Offering residents a dynamic, fun living environment, the city of Portage sustains a high quality of life with a connection to the natural environment. You'll love the hometown feeling of the city when you're looking for Portage apartments for rent. Located in the center of Kalamazoo County, where the motto is "You'll be back. We promise," Portage residents like to stay local. The city's population is approximately 47,000, which helps Portage maintain a quaint environment that is perfect for families both young and old. Look at apartments for rent in Portage, and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the Great Lakes State.

Living in Portage

The city's official website claims "Portage has shown itself to be the municipal equal to a renewable resource," which is a testament to the diverse community that has thrived here and continues to grow. The city boasts a very open-minded community, making people from all walks of life feel comfortable while looking for Portage apartments for rent. Voted the "Best Place to Take Out-Of-Towners," the largest attraction in Portage is the Air Zoo, which features amusement park rides, flight simulators and an exhibit of rare aircrafts. In the Celery Flats Historical Area, the Stuart Manor hosts several tea parties every year, each with a different theme ranging from the "100 Year Anniversary of the Titanic" to "Edible Herbs and Flowers." Portage is also home to Art Encounters, a "Festival of Music, Art and Fun for All!" that attracts residents of apartments in Portage with art demonstrations, interactive arts and crafts and live music from local performers.

Portage Apartments and Cost of Living

Ranked No. 22 in terms of liveability in Michigan, AreaVibes touts Portage for a great cost of living. In fact, the cost of living in Portage is 7.7 percent less than the national average. If you're looking for Portage apartments for rent, you'll be happy to know that AreaVibes reports that Portage rentals are 15.3 percent less expensive than the national average.

Apartments in Portage Work and Study

Portage is located about seven miles from the city of Kalamazoo, home of Western Michigan University, which U.S. News & World Report ranked as one of the top 100 public universities in the country in 2012. Kalamazoo College and Kalamazoo Valley Community College are also in the area, making Portage a lively city with an energetic, young atmosphere. For those seeking work near Portage apartments, southwestern Michigan is home to many Fortune 500 companies. Pfizer, Kellogg and Stryker all have headquarters or regional offices close to Portage, and employ many of the city's residents. Other popular industries include education, health and social services. A number of people in Portage also make their livings in the manufacturing and retail trade sectors as well as other blue collar occupations.

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Kalamazoo, MI 49009

$459 and up

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath

Kalamazoo, MI

(2)

$459 and up

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath
6

Kalamazoo, MI 49006

$845 and up

2 Beds1-2 Baths

3

Kalamazoo, MI 49006

$658 and up

1-2 Beds1 Bath

Kalamazoo, MI (Westwood)

(3)

$658 and up

1-2 Beds1 Bath
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Kalamazoo, MI 49004

$689 and up

Loft-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Kalamazoo, MI

(23)

$689 and up

Loft-3 Beds1-2 Baths
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Kalamazoo, MI 49048

$855 and up

2-4 Beds1-2 Baths

Kalamazoo, MI

(3)

$855 and up

2-4 Beds1-2 Baths
74

Battle Creek, MI 49015

$1,150 and up

2-3 Beds2 Baths

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Battle Creek, MI 49015

$471 and up

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Battle Creek, MI 49015

$609 and up

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

4

Battle Creek, MI 49015

$605 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

51

Battle Creek, MI 49014

$640 and up

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

4

Kalamazoo, MI 49006

Contact for Pricing

1-3 Beds1 Bath

Kalamazoo, MI (Knollwood)


Contact for Pricing

1-3 Beds1 Bath
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3

Kalamazoo, MI 49009

$580 and up

1-2 Beds1 Bath

4

Battle Creek, MI 49014

$729 and up

3 Beds2 Baths

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4

Battle Creek, MI 49017

$450 and up

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath

Battle Creek, MI

(4)

$450 and up

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath
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Battle Creek, MI 49017

$499 and up

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath

Battle Creek, MI

(2)

$499 and up

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath
13

Kalamazoo, MI 49008

$572 and up

1-2 Beds1 Bath

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Kalamazoo, MI 49006

$410 and up

2-6 Beds1-5 Baths

Kalamazoo, MI (Knollwood)


$410 and up

2-6 Beds1-5 Baths