STATS Indiana is the official digital data center for Indiana, providing critical statistics for the state, counties, cities, and towns, townships, regions, metros, census tracts, and more.
Hoosiers By the Numbers is maintained by the Research and Analysis division of the Indiana Department of Workforce Development and provides data and tools to support all internal and external customers.
Indiana's DOD maintains information and data about all aspects of the State's workforce.
The amazingly robust Indiana Career Connect website provides all the information an employer or employee will need to navigate the Indiana's workforce opportunities. This site also serves as a portal to a wide variety of other Indiana data.
ZoomProspector, Indiana's site selection tool, also provides an extremely comprehensive resource database that can be sorted for city (Portage), county, region or customized area.
Northwest Indiana is home to some of the nation's largest steel mills, which are only allowed to transport extra heavy duty loads along state designated heavy haul routes.
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(Portage EDC can facilitate communication with city departments)
Northwest Indiana Forum (NWIF)
Northwest Indiana's regional voice for the business community and the premier source of a full package of services that promote economic development in seven northwest Indiana counties (Lake, Porter, La Porte, Starke, Jasper, Pulaski and Newton counties).
NIRPC is a regional council of local governments serving the citizens of Lake, Porter and La Porte counties in Northwest Indiana. NIRPC provides a forum that enables the citizens of Northwest Indiana to address regional issues relating to transportation, the environment and economic development.
Northwest Indiana's regional workforce development organization. CWI works closely with northwest Indiana businesses, educational institutions, economic development organizations and other community leaders to help assure the region's workforce aligns with business needs. CWI provides a wide range of data to support informational inquiries.
Indiana's statewide economic development agency and a valuable partner to local economic development organizations. IEDC provides state incentive for expansion and retention projects and workforce development initiatives.
"Making Dreams Come True" by financing growth and expansion using the 504 Loan Program.
Indiana Dunes Tourism markets the Indiana Dunes area by helping visitors better understand the experiences our destination has to offer, driving visitors directly to Porter County businesses.
Indiana's Tourism agency housed within the Indiana Economic Development Corporation to maintain a close alignment with attracting visitors and businesses to Indiana.
One Region is a nonprofit, 501(c)3 that strives to grow population, attract and retain talent, and increase household income in Northwest Indiana.
Indiana's agriculture agency housed within the Indiana Economic Development Corporation to maintain a close alignment with the agricultural community and ag businesses.
Statewide independent organization that works closely with state agencies, businesses and economic development organizations to grow and promote advanced manufacturing and transportation related activities.
Statewide organization focused on fueling growth in Indiana's agbioscience economy.
The organization that brings Indiana's economic development community together on a statewide basis. Members include economic development professionals, state agency representatives, financial institutions, construction companies and others who work in the economic development field.
Indiana's agency that oversees Portage's Port of Indiana—Burns Harbor.
The Greater Portage Chamber of Commerce brings existing local business, government, education and non-profit organizations together.