Located in Michigan, United States, the township of Portage is situated in the Kalamazoo metropolitan area.
Portage is reasonably good for those who enjoy quiet surroundings, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case near Interstate 94, the airport (Kalamazoo-Battle Creek International Airport) or the railway line.
Home owners occupy about three quarters of the dwellings in the township while the rest are rented. In this township, most of buildings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. The average year of construction for dwellings in this part of the Kalamazoo metropolitan area is 1976. This township is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
It can be difficult to reach high schools and primary schools on foot from homes for sale in Portage. Locals have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. Regarding eating, a portion of house buyers in this township may be able to travel to one of around 40 supermarkets on foot, while others will have to use a vehicle. There are also a few options for those who cherish nearby restaurants and cafes.
Portage is an extraordinarily convenient part of the Kalamazoo metropolitan area for getting around by car. It is very easy to park. However, most homes for sale in this township are located in areas that are not very well-suited for walking because meeting daily needs is difficult on foot.