Last Names PORTER

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • PORTER is ranked as the 161st most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 174,657.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 54.78 people named PORTER for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a last name, 100% of the time.
  • Based on US Census Bureau data the estimated population of people named PORTER is 185,221, the rank is 148 and the proportion per 100k Americans named PORTER is 58.14.

Last Names PORTER
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 174,657 +/-0.8%
  • National Rank 161
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 54.8

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 185,221
  • National Rank 148
  • Proportion/100k 58.14

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name PORTER is 71.2% White, 1.6% Hispanic origin, 24.4% Black, 0.4% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.6% Two or More Races, and 0.8% American Indian or Alaskan Native. These figures should be considered only as a rough estimate. The purpose of this graph is to compare the name's specific race and Hispanic origin distribution to the distribution in the general population of the US.

The vertical blue bars represent the race distribution of people that have the name. The yellow horizontal lines represent the race distribution of the general population. The amount by which the blue bars extend past the yellow horizontal lines determines how likely a person with the name will be part of a given race or Hispanic origin group.

On this basis, the people with the name PORTER have a higher likelyhood of being Black and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name PORTER is included in the following name catgories:
  • Not Categorized

Race & Hispanic origin distribution
of the people with the name PORTER

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 71.2% 63.9% 7.3%
Hispanic origin 1.6% 16.3% -14.7%
Black 24.4% 12.3% 12.1%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.4% 4.9% -4.5%
Two or more races 1.6% 1.8% -0.2%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.8% 0.7% 0.1%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named PORTER is California where 16,451 people have this name.
  • Mississippi is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named PORTER, as 109.01 in every 100,000 Mississippians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Florida.
  • Mississippi is the state with the biggest positive difference between the actual state population and the projected state population based on the national average. (where the blue bar extends past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 1 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is North Dakota (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 0 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics Last-Names PORTER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 6,529 50.69 99.9% Indiana 4,467 67.72 99.9% Iowa 1,879 60.48 99.8% Kansas 2,046 70.47 99.8% Michigan 5,399 54.48 99.9% Minnesota 1,743 31.95 99.8% Missouri 3,264 109.01 99.7% Nebraska 1,071 56.92 99.7% North Dakota 209 28.27 97.8% Ohio 7,972 68.76 99.9% South Dakota 256 30.06 98.5% Wisconsin 1,754 30.47 99.8%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name PORTER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 6,529 50.69 99.9%
Indiana 4,467 67.72 99.9%
Iowa 1,879 60.48 99.8%
Kansas 2,046 70.47 99.8%
Michigan 5,399 54.48 99.9%
Minnesota 1,743 31.95 99.8%
Missouri 3,264 109.01 99.7%
Nebraska 1,071 56.92 99.7%
North Dakota 209 28.27 97.8%
Ohio 7,972 68.76 99.9%
South Dakota 256 30.06 98.5%
Wisconsin 1,754 30.47 99.8%
West State Statistics Last-Names PORTER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 382 51.89 99.0% Arizona 3,672 54.55 99.9% California 16,451 42.4 99.9% Colorado 3,336 62.29 99.9% Hawaii 488 34.35 99.3% Idaho 1,374 84.07 99.7% Montana 565 55.18 99.5% Nevada 1,385 48.78 99.7% New Mexico 1,300 62.34 99.5% Oregon 2,543 64.04 99.8% Utah 2,990 101.59 99.8% Washington 4,699 66.55 99.9% Wyoming 485 83.01 99.5%

West States
State stats for the first name PORTER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 382 51.89 99.0%
Arizona 3,672 54.55 99.9%
California 16,451 42.4 99.9%
Colorado 3,336 62.29 99.9%
Hawaii 488 34.35 99.3%
Idaho 1,374 84.07 99.7%
Montana 565 55.18 99.5%
Nevada 1,385 48.78 99.7%
New Mexico 1,300 62.34 99.5%
Oregon 2,543 64.04 99.8%
Utah 2,990 101.59 99.8%
Washington 4,699 66.55 99.9%
Wyoming 485 83.01 99.5%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names PORTER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 1,649 45.85 99.8% Maine 1,345 101.09 99.6% Massachusetts 3,612 53.55 99.8% New Hampshire 1,084 81.69 99.7% New Jersey 3,159 35.34 99.8% New York 6,874 34.81 99.9% Pennsylvania 5,717 44.71 99.9% Rhode Island 355 33.69 98.9% Vermont 451 71.95 99.5%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name PORTER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 1,649 45.85 99.8%
Maine 1,345 101.09 99.6%
Massachusetts 3,612 53.55 99.8%
New Hampshire 1,084 81.69 99.7%
New Jersey 3,159 35.34 99.8%
New York 6,874 34.81 99.9%
Pennsylvania 5,717 44.71 99.9%
Rhode Island 355 33.69 98.9%
Vermont 451 71.95 99.5%
South State Statistics Last-Names PORTER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 3,883 80.07 99.7% Arkansas 2,550 85.95 99.7% Delaware 594 63.48 99.7% Dist. of Columbia 524 79.58 99.4% Florida 10,290 51.72 99.9% Georgia 7,511 74.38 99.9% Kentucky 3,545 80.33 99.7% Louisiana 2,927 62.96 99.6% Maryland 3,773 63.14 99.9% Mississippi 3,264 109.01 99.7% North Carolina 6,158 61.93 99.9% Oklahoma 2,843 73.3 99.7% South Carolina 4,688 97.01 99.8% Tennessee 5,192 79.27 99.8% Texas 14,910 55.31 99.9% Virginia 5,270 63.29 99.9% West Virginia 1,364 73.72 99.3%

South States
State stats for the first name PORTER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 3,883 80.07 99.7%
Arkansas 2,550 85.95 99.7%
Delaware 594 63.48 99.7%
Dist. of Columbia 524 79.58 99.4%
Florida 10,290 51.72 99.9%
Georgia 7,511 74.38 99.9%
Kentucky 3,545 80.33 99.7%
Louisiana 2,927 62.96 99.6%
Maryland 3,773 63.14 99.9%
Mississippi 3,264 109.01 99.7%
North Carolina 6,158 61.93 99.9%
Oklahoma 2,843 73.3 99.7%
South Carolina 4,688 97.01 99.8%
Tennessee 5,192 79.27 99.8%
Texas 14,910 55.31 99.9%
Virginia 5,270 63.29 99.9%
West Virginia 1,364 73.72 99.3%
 

Full Names with PORTER as a Last Name

Summary

Shown are the top 20 most likely full names that have PORTER as a last name. The length of the bars represents an estimate of the the number of people with the name expressed as a percentage of all the people named PORTER.

The most popular full name is James PORTER. 1.86% of all the people named PORTER have this given name.

There are 4468 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name PORTER

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 James PORTER 1.86%
2 David PORTER 1.65%
3 John PORTER 1.57%
4 Robert PORTER 1.41%
5 Michael PORTER 1.25%
6 William PORTER 1.19%
7 Charles PORTER 1.17%
8 Mary PORTER 1.15%
9 Barbara PORTER 0.83%
10 Richard PORTER 0.81%
11 Donald PORTER 0.76%
12 Patricia PORTER 0.70%
13 Thomas PORTER 0.68%
14 Linda PORTER 0.66%
15 Carol PORTER 0.57%
16 Brian PORTER 0.55%
17 Betty PORTER 0.54%
18 Daniel PORTER 0.52%
19 Mark PORTER 0.51%
20 Karen PORTER 0.50%

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