Header
Bookmark and Share

Valparaiso City, Indiana Complete Analysis

   (County: Porter County)

Narrow Your Investigation To Make Informed Decisions?

All | Demographics | Education | Geography | Economic | Housing | Government | Taxes | Weather | Crime

Demographics Analysis

The people of Valparaiso City, Indiana give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Valparaiso City, Indiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 860

5 to 9 years : 1,008

10 to 14 years : 957

15 to 17 years : 844

18 and 19 years : 722

20 years : 378

21 years : 544

22 to 24 years : 758

25 to 29 years : 1,691

30 to 34 years : 1,012

35 to 39 years : 803

40 to 44 years : 1,140

45 to 49 years : 862

50 to 54 years : 898

55 to 59 years : 995

60 and 61 years : 271

62 to 64 years : 484

65 and 66 years : 250

67 to 69 years : 311

70 to 74 years : 155

75 to 79 years : 280

80 to 84 years : 305

85 years and over : 352

Female:

Under 5 years : 746

5 to 9 years : 828

10 to 14 years : 1,009

15 to 17 years : 576

18 and 19 years : 551

20 years : 329

21 years : 350

22 to 24 years : 920

25 to 29 years : 1,390

30 to 34 years : 960

35 to 39 years : 1,146

40 to 44 years : 1,018

45 to 49 years : 778

50 to 54 years : 1,045

55 to 59 years : 747

60 and 61 years : 524

62 to 64 years : 394

65 and 66 years : 324

67 to 69 years : 289

70 to 74 years : 381

75 to 79 years : 605

80 to 84 years : 478

85 years and over : 644


(updated 2013)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Valparaiso City, Indiana)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 30,343

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 172

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 517

Not a U.S. citizen : 880


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Valparaiso City, Indiana)

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 1,449

5 to 17 years : 4,101

18 to 24 years : 1,871

25 to 34 years : 3,018

35 to 44 years : 2,524

45 to 54 years : 2,004

55 to 59 years : 1,101

60 and 61 years : 460

62 to 64 years : 597

65 to 74 years : 831

75 years and over : 1,139

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 157

5 to 17 years : 1,080

18 to 24 years : 2,346

25 to 34 years : 1,507

35 to 44 years : 1,439

45 to 54 years : 1,444

55 to 59 years : 532

60 and 61 years : 286

62 to 64 years : 221

65 to 74 years : 745

75 years and over : 1,491

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 23

18 to 24 years : 10

25 to 34 years : 76

35 to 44 years : 28

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 3

60 and 61 years : 12

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 20

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 18

18 to 24 years : 325

25 to 34 years : 452

35 to 44 years : 116

45 to 54 years : 135

55 to 59 years : 106

60 and 61 years : 37

62 to 64 years : 60

65 to 74 years : 114

75 years and over : 34


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Valparaiso City, Indiana)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 6,012

Now married, except separated : 5,804

Divorced : 1,920

Separated : 143

Widowed : 813

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 3,734

Now married, except separated : 4,182

Divorced : 1,142

Separated : 169

Widowed : 1,034

Native; born outside the United States:

Never married : 77

Now married, except separated : 82

Divorced : 13

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 390

Now married, except separated : 740

Divorced : 124

Separated : 26

Widowed : 99


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Individual Income
(Valparaiso City, Indiana)

Born in state of residence:

No income : 2,614

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 2,317

$10,000 to $14,999 : 942

$15,000 to $24,999 : 2,318

$25,000 to $34,999 : 1,832

$35,000 to $49,999 : 1,706

$50,000 to $64,999 : 1,282

$65,000 to $74,999 : 404

$75,000 or more : 1,277

Born in other state in the United States:

No income : 1,956

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 1,955

$10,000 to $14,999 : 863

$15,000 to $24,999 : 1,585

$25,000 to $34,999 : 767

$35,000 to $49,999 : 1,078

$50,000 to $64,999 : 964

$65,000 to $74,999 : 196

$75,000 or more : 897

Native; born outside the United States:

No income : 55

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 43

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $24,999 : 34

$25,000 to $34,999 : 28

$35,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $64,999 : 0

$65,000 to $74,999 : 0

$75,000 or more : 12

Foreign born:

No income : 260

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 236

$10,000 to $14,999 : 271

$15,000 to $24,999 : 181

$25,000 to $34,999 : 95

$35,000 to $49,999 : 109

$50,000 to $64,999 : 60

$65,000 to $74,999 : 63

$75,000 or more : 104


(updated 2013)



Median Income By Place Of Birth
(Valparaiso City, Indiana)

Born in state of residence : 27,367

Born in other state of the United States : 21,832

Native; born outside the United States : 16,140

Foreign born : 17,628


(updated 2013)



Population Under 18 Years By Age
(Valparaiso City, Indiana)

Under 3 years : 1,102

3 and 4 years : 496

5 years : 356

6 to 8 years : 1,041

9 to 11 years : 1,251

12 to 14 years : 1,146

15 to 17 years : 1,409


(updated 2013)



Household Income
(Valparaiso City, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 1,161

$10,000 to $14,999 : 626

$15,000 to $19,999 : 620

$20,000 to $24,999 : 625

$25,000 to $29,999 : 407

$30,000 to $34,999 : 577

$35,000 to $39,999 : 718

$40,000 to $44,999 : 586

$45,000 to $49,999 : 642

$50,000 to $59,999 : 1,076

$60,000 to $74,999 : 1,001

$75,000 to $99,999 : 1,596

$100,000 to $124,999 : 996

$125,000 to $149,999 : 461

$150,000 to $199,999 : 543

$200,000 or more : 187


(updated 2013)





Total Population In Valparaiso City, Indiana is 31,912



(updated 2013)



Male Population in Valparaiso City, Indiana: 15,880
Female Population in Valparaiso City, Indiana: 16,032


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Valparaiso City, Indiana: 31.2
Median Female Resident Age in Valparaiso City, Indiana: 36.2


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Indiana is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Valparaiso City, Indiana


White


Both sexes

35.1

Male

32.9

Female

37.4

Black or African American


Both sexes

24.0

Male

23.5

Female

24.6

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

32.8

Male

36.0

Female

31.3

Asian


Both sexes

26.0

Male

25.3

Female

26.7

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

24.2

Male

24.0

Female

24.5

Other


Both sexes

23.2

Male

24.0

Female

22.3

Two or More Races


Both sexes

18.1

Male

17.4

Female

19.3

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

23.0

Male

23.2

Female

22.8

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

36.0

Male

33.9

Female

38.5


(updated 2010)



Health Insurance Coverage Status By Sex By Age
(Valparaiso City, Indiana)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,014

No health insurance coverage : 75

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,434

No health insurance coverage : 136

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,874

No health insurance coverage : 412

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,705

No health insurance coverage : 837

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,641

No health insurance coverage : 259

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,314

No health insurance coverage : 380

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,519

No health insurance coverage : 221

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 716

No health insurance coverage : 0

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 698

No health insurance coverage : 0

Female:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 879

No health insurance coverage : 0

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,127

No health insurance coverage : 150

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,882

No health insurance coverage : 254

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,714

No health insurance coverage : 636

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,871

No health insurance coverage : 279

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,569

No health insurance coverage : 226

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,393

No health insurance coverage : 265

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 902

No health insurance coverage : 0

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 1,513

No health insurance coverage : 0


(updated 2013)



Employer-Based Health Insurance By Sex By Age
(Valparaiso City, Indiana)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 461

No employer-based health insurance : 628

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,873

No employer-based health insurance : 697

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,567

No employer-based health insurance : 719

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,310

No employer-based health insurance : 1,232

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,614

No employer-based health insurance : 286

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,080

No employer-based health insurance : 614

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,140

No employer-based health insurance : 600

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 220

No employer-based health insurance : 496

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 325

No employer-based health insurance : 373

Female:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 481

No employer-based health insurance : 398

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,609

No employer-based health insurance : 668

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,359

No employer-based health insurance : 777

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,296

No employer-based health insurance : 1,054

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,607

No employer-based health insurance : 543

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,282

No employer-based health insurance : 513

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,011

No employer-based health insurance : 647

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 394

No employer-based health insurance : 508

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 498

No employer-based health insurance : 1,015


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Nativity
(Valparaiso City, Indiana)

Native:

Born in state of residence : 19,095

Born in other state in the United States : 11,248

Born outside the United States:

Puerto Rico : 0

U.S. Island Areas or born abroad of American parent(s) : 172

Foreign born : 1,397


(updated 2013)



Languages Spoken At Home
(Valparaiso City, Indiana)

Speak only English : 28,416

Spanish or Spanish Creole : 707

French (including Patois, Creole, Cajun) : 41

German or other West Germanic languages : 112

Slavic languages : 66

Other Indo-European languages : 338

Korean : 18

Chinese : 262

Vietnamese : 38

Tagalog : 42

Other Asian and Pacific Island languages : 227

Other and unspecified languages : 39


(updated 2013)



Medicare Coverage By Sex By Age
(Valparaiso City, Indiana)

Male:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 21

No Medicare coverage : 3,638

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 310

No Medicare coverage : 9,852

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 1,394

No Medicare coverage : 20

Female:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 0

No Medicare coverage : 3,156

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 218

No Medicare coverage : 9,871

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 2,373

No Medicare coverage : 42


(updated 2013)



Races in Valparaiso City, Indiana


  • White: 29,279
  • African American: 1,206
  • American Indian: 150
  • Asian: 801
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 114
  • Two or More Races: 362



(updated 2013)













Back to Top

Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Valparaiso City, Indiana citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Valparaiso City, Indiana

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 40   (0.51%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 7   (0.09%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 56   (0.71%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 128   (1.63%)
  • 9th Grade: 53   (0.68%)
  • 10th Grade: 208   (2.65%)
  • 11th Grade: 62   (0.79%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 118   (1.5%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 2,012   (25.65%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 472   (6.02%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 1,356   (17.28%)
  • Associate Degree: 470   (5.99%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 1,525   (19.44%)
  • Master's Degree: 861   (10.98%)
  • Professional School Degree: 274   (3.49%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 203   (2.59%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 39   (0.43%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 7   (0.08%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 60   (0.67%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 186   (2.06%)
  • 9th Grade: 67   (0.74%)
  • 10th Grade: 221   (2.45%)
  • 11th Grade: 171   (1.9%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 156   (1.73%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 2,841   (31.52%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 540   (5.99%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 1,292   (14.34%)
  • Associate Degree: 471   (5.23%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 1,852   (20.55%)
  • Master's Degree: 887   (9.84%)
  • Professional School Degree: 149   (1.65%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 73   (0.81%)


(updated 2010)





School Enrollment By Age
(Valparaiso City, Indiana)

Enrolled in public school:

3 and 4 years : 53

5 to 9 years : 1,686

10 to 14 years : 1,786

15 to 17 years : 1,139

18 and 19 years : 287

20 to 24 years : 296

25 to 34 years : 424

35 years and over : 338

Enrolled in private school:

3 and 4 years : 130

5 to 9 years : 34

10 to 14 years : 52

15 to 17 years : 160

18 and 19 years : 927

20 to 24 years : 1,605

25 to 34 years : 444

35 years and over : 206

Not enrolled in school:

3 and 4 years : 313

5 to 9 years : 116

10 to 14 years : 128

15 to 17 years : 121

18 and 19 years : 59

20 to 24 years : 1,378

25 to 34 years : 4,185

35 years and over : 14,935


(updated 2013)



Largest School Agency's In Valparaiso City, Indiana

  • Valparaiso Community Schools


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 3801 N Campbell St, Valparaiso, IN 46385, Phone: (219) 531-3000, Students: 6,188 )

  • Union Township School Corp


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 599 W 300 N Suite A, Valparaiso, IN 46385, Phone: (219) 759-2531, Students: 1,664 )

  • Porter Township School Corp


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 248 S 500 W, Valparaiso, IN 46383, Phone: (219) 477-4933, Students: 1,646 )

  • Porter County Education Services


    ( Location: 750 Ransom Rd, Valparaiso, IN 46385, Phone: (219) 464-9607, )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Valparaiso City, Indiana

  • Benjamin Franklin Mid Sch


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 605 Campbell, Valparaiso, IN 46385, Phone: (219) 531-3020, Students: 742 )

  • Thomas Jefferson Middle Sch


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 1600 Roosevelt Rd, Valparaiso, IN 46383, Phone: (219) 531-3140, Students: 657 )

  • Flint Lake Elementary Sch


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 4106 N Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383, Phone: (219) 531-3160, Students: 552 )

  • South Haven Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 395 W Midway Dr, Valparaiso, IN 46383, Phone: (219) 763-8045, Students: 452 )

  • Union Center Elementary Sch


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 272 N 600 W, Valparaiso, IN 46385, Phone: (219) 759-2544, Students: 409 )

  • Washington Twp Middle/high School


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: 381 E Sr 2, Valparaiso, IN 46383, Phone: (219) 464-3598, Students: 404 )

  • Union Township Middle Sch


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 599 W 300 N, Valparaiso, IN 46385, Phone: (219) 759-2561, Students: 396 )

  • Jackson Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: 811 N 400 E, Valparaiso, IN 46383, Phone: (219) 983-3680, Students: 372 )

  • Paul Saylor Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 331 Midway, Valparaiso, IN 46383, Phone: (219) 763-8040, Students: 354 )

  • Morgan Township Middle/high School


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: 299 S Sr 49, Valparaiso, IN 46383, Phone: (219) 462-5883, Students: 346 )

  • Washington Twp Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 383 E Sr 2, Valparaiso, IN 46383, Phone: (219) 464-3597, Students: 338 )

  • Hayes Leonard Elementary Sch


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 653 Hayes Leonard Rd, Valparaiso, IN 46385, Phone: (219) 531-3060, Students: 337 )

  • John Simatovich Elem Sch


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 424 W 500 N, Valparaiso, IN 46385, Phone: (219) 759-2508, Students: 329 )

  • Central Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 305 Franklin St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, Phone: (219) 531-3030, Students: 314 )

  • Memorial Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 1052 Park Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383, Phone: (219) 531-3090, Students: 313 )

  • Cooks Corners Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 358 Bullseye Lake Rd, Valparaiso, IN 46383, Phone: (219) 531-3040, Students: 309 )

  • Northview Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 257 Northview Dr, Valparaiso, IN 46383, Phone: (219) 531-3100, Students: 306 )

  • Morgan Township Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 299 S Sr 49, Valparaiso, IN 46383, Phone: (219) 462-8373, Students: 304 )

  • Parkview Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 1405 Wood St, Valparaiso, IN 46383, Phone: (219) 531-3110, Students: 298 )

  • Thomas Jefferson Elem Sch


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 1700 Roosevelt Rd, Valparaiso, IN 46383, Phone: (219) 531-3130, Students: 289 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Valparaiso City, Indiana

  • Valparaiso High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 2727 N Campbell St, Valparaiso, IN 46385, Phone: (219) 531-3070, Students: 2,071 )

  • Wheeler High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 587 W 300 N, Valparaiso, IN 46385, Phone: (219) 759-2561, Students: 530 )

  • Boone Grove High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 260 S 500 W, Valparaiso, IN 46383, Phone: (219) 988-4481, Students: 528 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Valparaiso City, Indiana

  • Valparaiso University


    ( 4-year, Private not-for-profit, Student Population: 3,872; Location: S Highway 30 And Sturdy Road, Valparaiso, IN 46383, Web: http://www.valpo.edu )

  • Don Roberts Beauty School


    ( < 2-year, Private for-profit, Student Population: 70; Location: 354 West Lincolnway, Valparaiso, IN 46385, )

Largest Schools (Private) In Valparaiso City, Indiana

  • Immanuel Lutheran School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 1700 Monticello Park Drive, Valparaiso, IN 46383, Phone: (219) 462-8207, Students: 244 )

  • St Paul Catholic School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: 352 Chicago Street, Valparaiso, IN 46383, Phone: (219) 462-3374, Students: 229 )

  • Victory Christian Academy


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 3805 Laporte Avenue, Valparaiso, IN 46383, Phone: (219) 548-8803, Students: 156 )

  • South Haven Christian School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 786 Juniper Road, Valparaiso, IN 46385, Phone: (219) 759-5313, Students: 69 )

  • Emmanuel Baptist Academy


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 760 Mccool Road, Valparaiso, IN 46385, Phone: (219) 759-3317, Students: 36 )

  • Shults-lewis School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: Po Box 471 325 S 150 E, Valparaiso, IN 46384, Phone: (219) 464-7669, Students: 27 )

  • Montessori School Of Valparaiso


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 505 Marquette Street, Valparaiso, IN 46383, Phone: (219) 462-1932, Students: 25 )

  • St Paul Tiny Tim Child Development Cente


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 1857 Harrison Blvd, Valparaiso, IN 46385, Phone: (219) 465-0882, Students: 24 )

  • Wee Care Child Development Center Ltd


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 1750 Thornapple Circle, Valparaiso, IN 46385, Phone: (219) 462-1214, Students: 20 )

Academic Libraries In Valparaiso City, Indiana

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Branch) In Valparaiso City, Indiana

  • South Haven Public Library


    403 West 700 North, Valparaiso, IN 46385

(updated 2012)

Public Libraries (Central) In Valparaiso City, Indiana

  • Porter County Public Library System


    103 Jefferson Street, Valparaiso, IN 46383

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Valparaiso City, Indiana


(updated 2014)



Back to Top

Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Valparaiso City, Indiana affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Valparaiso City, Indiana.

Area Features of Valparaiso City, Indiana


Airport


(1) Porter County Regional Airport  

Building


(1) Alliance Emergency Medical Services   (2) Alumni Hall And Career Center   (3) Brandt Hall   (4) Center For Diaconal Ministry   (5) Dickmeyer Hall   (6) Domke Power House   (7) Gellersen Center   (8) Guild Hall   (9) Heidbrink Hall   (10) Heritage Hall   (11) Huegli Hall   (12) Kretzmann Hall   (13) Kroencke Hall   (14) Lankenau Hall   (15) Lebien Hall   (16) Linwood House   (17) Loke Hall   (18) Martin Luther King Cultural Center   (19) Meier Hall   (20) Memorial Hall   (21) Memorial Opera House   (22) Miller Hall   (23) Moellering Library   (24) Morgan Township Volunteer Fire Department   (25) Mueller Hall   (26) Neils Science Center   (27) Old Jail Museum   (28) Porter County Administrative Center   (29) Porter County Courthouse   (30) Porter County Home   (31) Porter County Jail Historical   (32) Porter County Regional Airport Station 3000   (33) Porter County Sheriff S Office   (34) Porter Emergency Medical Services Station 2   (35) Porter Starke Services Inpatient Care Center   (36) Reed S Nursery   (37) Samuelson S Nursery   (38) Scheele Hall   (39) Schnabel Hall   (40) Shultz-lewis Childrens Home   (41) Tower Acres Nursery   (42) University Book Center   (43) University Center For The Arts   (44) Urschel Hall   (45) Valparaiso City Hall   (46) Valparaiso Family Ymca   (47) Valparaiso Fire Department Station 1   (48) Valparaiso Fire Department Station 2   (49) Valparaiso Fire Department Station 3   (50) Valparaiso Police Department   (51) Valparaiso Public Library   (52) Valparaiso Union   (53) Valplayso   (54) Washington Township Volunteer Fire Department Valparaiso   (55) Wehrenberg Hall   (56) Wesemann Hall  

Canal


(1) Block Ditch   (2) Cain Ditch   (3) Clark Ditch   (4) Cobb Ditch   (5) Parker Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Adam Cemetery   (2) Blachly Cemetery   (3) Dillingham Cemetery   (4) Fleming Cemetery   (5) Graceland Cemetery   (6) Kimball Cemetery   (7) Kinne Cemetery   (8) Ludington Cemetery   (9) Luther Cemetery   (10) Maplewood Cemetery   (11) Memorial Park Cemetery   (12) Saint Pauls Cemetery   (13) Stoner Cemetery   (14) Union Street Cemetery   (15) White Cemetery  

Census


(1) Aberdeen Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Adam Church Historical   (2) Apostolic Church   (3) Assembly Of God Church   (4) Bethel Baptist Church   (5) Central Christian Church   (6) Chapel Of The Resurrection   (7) Christ Lutheran Church   (8) Church Of Christ   (9) Faith Memorial Lutheran Church   (10) First Baptist Church   (11) First Baptist Church Historical   (12) First Christian Church   (13) First Church Of Christ Scientist   (14) First Church Of The Nazarene   (15) First Presbyterian Church   (16) First Presbyterian Church Historical   (17) First United Methodist Church   (18) Heritage Lutheran Church   (19) Immanuel Lutheran Church   (20) Nazarene Church Historical   (21) Saint Andrew S Episcopal Church   (22) Saint Paul Catholic Church   (23) Saint Pauls Roman Catholic Church Historical   (24) Shults Memorial Chapel   (25) The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints   (26) The Open Door Baptist Church   (27) Trinity Lutheran Church   (28) Valparaiso Mennonite Church   (29) Washington Evangelical Free Church   (30) Wesleyan Methodist Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Valparaiso   (2) Porter County   (3) Township Of Center   (4) Township Of Morgan   (5) Township Of Washington  

Dam


(1) Lake Louise Dam   (2) Lake Of The Woods Dam   (3) Loomis Lake Dam  

Hospital


(1) Porter Valparaiso Hospital Campus   (2) Valparaiso Surgery Center Of Porter Memorial Hospital  

Lake


(1) Bulls-eye Lake   (2) Canada Lake   (3) Carlson Pond   (4) Deep Lake   (5) Flint Lake   (6) Long Lake   (7) Moss Lake   (8) Mud Lake   (9) Round Lake   (10) Sagers Lake   (11) Silver Lake   (12) Spectacle Lake   (13) Wauhob Lake  

Locale


(1) Airport Water Treatment Plant   (2) Butternut Springs Girl Scout Camp   (3) Camp Lawrence   (4) County Seat Plaza Shopping Center   (5) Creekside Park Golf Course Nd Training Center   (6) Elden Kuehl Pollution Control Facility   (7) Forest Park Golf Course   (8) Mink Lake Golf Course   (9) Pines Ski Area   (10) Strongbow Centre Shopping Center   (11) The Course At Aberdeen   (12) Valparaiso Country Club   (13) Valparaiso Market Place Shopping Center   (14) Valparaiso Wastewater Treatment Plant  

Park


(1) Berkley Park   (2) Bicentennial Park   (3) Fairground Park   (4) Forest Park   (5) Foundation Meadows   (6) Glenrose Park   (7) Jesse-pilfer Park   (8) Kirchoff Park   (9) Moraine Nature Preserve   (10) Mound Street Park   (11) Ogden Gardens   (12) Porter County Fairgrounds And Expo Center   (13) Rodgers-lakewood Park   (14) Tower Park   (15) Two Hundred East Park   (16) Westside Park   (17) Will Park  

Populated Place


(1) Aberdeen   (2) Blackhawk Beach   (3) Burlington Beach   (4) Cobbs Corner   (5) Coolwood Acres   (6) Crestview   (7) Edgewater   (8) Gates Corner   (9) Hillcrest   (10) Lake View   (11) Liberty Farm Mobile Home Park   (12) Lincoln Hills   (13) Long Lake Island   (14) Marian Manor   (15) Northwood Park   (16) Roble Woods   (17) Smoke Corner   (18) Sylvan Manor   (19) Valparaiso   (20) Westhill   (21) Whispering Sands Mobile Home Court   (22) Williamsburg Manor  

Post Office


(1) Valparaiso Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Loomis Lake   (2) Mink Lake  

School


(1) Banta Center   (2) Benjamin Franklin Middle School   (3) Central Elementary School   (4) Columbia School Historical   (5) Cooks Corner Elementary School   (6) Flint Lake Elementary School   (7) Garner Public School Historical   (8) Hayes-leonard Elementary School   (9) Immanuel School   (10) Ivy Technical State College Northwest   (11) Memorial Elementary School   (12) Morgan Township School   (13) Northview Elementary School   (14) Parkview Elementary School   (15) Saint Paul School   (16) Special Education Learning Facility   (17) Thomas Jefferson Elementary School   (18) Thomas Jefferson Middle School   (19) Valparaiso High School   (20) Valparaiso High School Historical   (21) Valparaiso Technical Institute Historical   (22) Valparaiso University   (23) Washington Township School  

Spring


(1) Butternut Springs  

Stream


(1) Beauty Creek   (2) Sievers Creek   (3) West Branch Crooked Creek  

Swamp


(1) Hotter Lagoon   (2) Moore Swamp  

Tower


(1) Wnwi-am Valparaiso   (2) Wvur-fm Valparaiso  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Valparaiso City, Indiana

46383 (pop. 35,933) 46385 (pop. 33,435)


Cities Nearby Valparaiso City, Indiana

South Haven Cdp, IN  (pop. 6,006) 6.2 Miles
Porter Township, IN  (pop. 9,207) 7.5 Miles
Wanatah Town, IN  (pop. 1,130) 8.8 Miles
Chesterton Town, IN  (pop. 12,932) 8.9 Miles
Westville Town, IN  (pop. 4,482) 9.3 Miles
Portage Township, IN  (pop. 47,208) 9.3 Miles
Lakes Of The Four Seasons Cdp, IN  (pop. 7,125) 9.6 Miles
Portage City, IN  (pop. 36,916) 9.9 Miles
Westchester Township, IN  (pop. 19,717) 9.9 Miles
Burns Harbor Town, IN  (pop. 1,009) 10.2 Miles



Area Code(s) in Valparaiso City, Indiana

219



Elevation in Valparaiso City, Indiana is 807.0 ft. (246.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Valparaiso City, Indiana

Lat: 41.476151 N        Long: -87.056919 W



Back to Top

Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Valparaiso City, Indiana need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Indiana

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.87 6.05 4.07 8.08 0.00 5.36
  Total Electric Industry 6.87 6.05 4.07 8.08 0.00 5.36
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.73 5.94 4.04 7.91 0.00 5.32
  Total Electric Industry 6.73 5.94 4.04 7.91 0.00 5.32
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.86 6.00 4.00 8.19 0.00 5.30
  Total Electric Industry 6.86 6.00 4.00 8.19 0.00 5.30
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.67 5.83 3.88 9.00 0.00 5.17
  Total Electric Industry 6.67 5.83 3.88 9.00 0.00 5.17
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.78 5.91 3.97 9.02 0.00 5.25
  Total Electric Industry 6.78 5.91 3.97 9.02 0.00 5.25
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.74 5.92 3.94 9.12 0.00 5.24
  Total Electric Industry 6.74 5.92 3.94 9.12 0.00 5.24
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.77 5.94 3.93 9.19 0.00 5.23
  Total Electric Industry 6.77 5.94 3.93 9.19 0.00 5.23
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.94 6.04 3.91 9.44 0.00 5.29
  Total Electric Industry 6.94 6.04 3.91 9.44 0.00 5.29
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.01 6.08 3.95 9.83 0.00 5.34
  Total Electric Industry 7.01 6.08 3.95 9.83 0.00 5.34
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.96 6.05 3.89 9.70 0.00 5.29
  Total Electric Industry 6.96 6.05 3.89 9.70 0.00 5.29
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.87 5.93 3.81 9.37 0.00 5.18
  Total Electric Industry 6.87 5.93 3.81 9.37 0.00 5.18
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 6.92 5.29 4.11 9.06 0.00 5.30
  Total Electric Industry 6.92 5.29 4.11 9.06 0.00 5.30
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 6.91 5.98 3.95 9.75 0.00 5.34
  Total Electric Industry 6.91 5.98 3.95 9.75 0.00 5.34
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.04 6.12 3.92 0.00 8.36 5.37
  Total Electric Industry 7.04 6.12 3.92 0.00 8.36 5.37
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.30 6.31 4.13 0.00 8.76 5.58
  Total Electric Industry 7.30 6.31 4.13 0.00 8.76 5.58
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 7.50 6.57 4.42 0.00 9.14 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.50 6.57 4.42 0.00 9.14 5.88
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.22 7.21 4.95 0.00 9.66 6.46
  Total Electric Industry 8.22 7.21 4.95 0.00 9.66 6.46

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Valparaiso City, Indiana

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 304   (2.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 404   (3.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 549   (4.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 1,045   (7.9%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 1,539   (11.7%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 1,800   (13.7%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 2,020   (15.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 1,282   (9.7%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 770   (5.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 625   (4.7%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 289   (2.2%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 121   (0.9%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 1,178   (8.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 1,255   (9.5%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Valparaiso City, Indiana)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 986

1 vehicle available : 2,568

2 vehicles available : 299

3 vehicles available : 125

4 or more vehicles available : 29

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 175

1 vehicle available : 954

2 vehicles available : 2,243

3 vehicles available : 211

4 or more vehicles available : 55

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 29

1 vehicle available : 359

2 vehicles available : 711

3 vehicles available : 576

4 or more vehicles available : 38

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 119

1 vehicle available : 516

2 vehicles available : 995

3 vehicles available : 659

4 or more vehicles available : 175


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(Valparaiso City, Indiana)

1-person household:

No workers : 1,958

1 worker : 2,049

2-person household:

No workers : 923

1 worker : 1,227

2 workers : 1,488

3-person household:

No workers : 259

1 worker : 328

2 workers : 924

3 workers : 202

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 68

1 worker : 957

2 workers : 1,076

3 or more workers : 363


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Valparaiso City, Indiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 893

5 to 9 minutes : 2,778

10 to 14 minutes : 2,116

15 to 19 minutes : 1,478

20 to 24 minutes : 1,451

25 to 29 minutes : 807

30 to 34 minutes : 1,483

35 to 39 minutes : 457

40 to 44 minutes : 605

45 to 59 minutes : 1,051

60 to 89 minutes : 508

90 or more minutes : 298


(updated 2013)



AM Radio Stations Near Valparaiso City, Indiana

  • WJOB (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Hammond, IN; Owner: Vazquez Development, Llc)
  • WWCA (1270 AM; 1.0 kW; Gary, IN; Owner: Starboard Media Foundation, Inc.)
  • WLTH (1370 AM; 1.0 kW; Gary, IN; Owner: Wlth Radio, Inc.)
  • WLTH (1370 AM; 0.5 kW; Gary, IN; Owner: Wlth Radio, Inc.)
  • WIMS (1420 AM; 5.0 kW; Beverly Shores, IN; Owner: Gerard Media, Llc)
  • WCFJ (1470 AM; 1.0 kW; Crete, IL; Owner: Wcfj, Inc.)
  • WAKE (1500 AM; 1.0 kW; Valparaiso, IN; Owner: Porter County Broadcasting Holding Corp., Llc)
  • WKVI (1520 AM; 1.8 kW; Knox, IN; Owner: Kankaee Valley Broadcasting Co., Inc)
  • WLOI (1540 AM; 0.25 kW; La Porte, IN; Owner: Laporte County Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WCGO (1600 AM; 1.0 kW; Chicago Heights, IL; Owner: Kovas Communications Of Indiana, Inc.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5.0 kW; Gary, IN; Owner: Salem Media Of Illinois, Llc)
  • WNDZ (750 AM; 5.0 kW; Portage, IN; Owner: Wndz, Inc.)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5.0 kW; Burnham, IL; Owner: Sovereign City Radio Services, Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Valparaiso City, Indiana

  • WXRD (103.9 FM; Leroy, IN; Owner: Porter County Broadcasting Holding Corporation, Llc)
  • WLJE (105.5 FM; Valparaiso, IN; Owner: Porter County Broadcasting Holding Corporation, Llc)
  • WSRB (106.3 FM; Lansing, IL; Owner: Dontron, Inc.)
  • WZVN (107.1 FM; Cedar Lake, IN; Owner: Porter County Broadcasting Holding Corporation, Llc)
  • WBMF (88.1 FM; Crete, IL; Owner: Family Worship Center Church, Inc.)
  • WDSO (88.3 FM; Burns Harbor, IN; Owner: Duneland School Corp.)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; La Porte, IN; Owner: Friends Of Radio Maria, Inc.)
  • WTMK (88.5 FM; La Crosse, IN; Owner: Csn International)
  • WGVE-FM (88.7 FM; Gary, IN; Owner: Gary Community School Corp.)
  • WWLO (89.1 FM; Leroy, IN; Owner: American Family Association)
  • WBEW (89.5 FM; Burns Harbor, IN; Owner: The Wbez Alliance, Inc.)
  • WBEW (89.5 FM; Michigan City, IN; Owner: The Wbez Alliance, Inc.)
  • WHLP (89.9 FM; Wanatah, IN; Owner: Csn International)
  • NEW (90.3 FM; Walkerton, IN; Owner: South Bend Council 5001, Inc.)
  • WRTW (90.5 FM; Gary, IN; Owner: Hyles-anderson College)
  • NEW (90.9 FM; Wheatfield, IN; Owner: The Helpline)
  • 971112MA (91.1 FM; Valparaiso, IN; Owner: American Family Association)
  • 980512MP (91.1 FM; Valparaiso, IN; Owner: Csn International)
  • 980512MV (91.1 FM; Valparaiso, IN; Owner: The Wbez Alliance Inc)
  • WPWX (92.3 FM; Hammond, IN; Owner: Dontron, Inc.)
  • WZOC (94.3 FM; Rolling Prairie, IN; Owner: Plymouth Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WVUR-FM (95.1 FM; Valparaiso, IN; Owner: The Lutheran University Assoc., Inc)
  • WEFM (95.9 FM; Michigan City, IN; Owner: Michigan City Fm Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • WCOE (96.7 FM; La Porte, IN; Owner: Laporte County Broadcasting Co., Inc)
  • WKVI-FM (99.3 FM; Knox, IN; Owner: Kankakee Valley B/cing. Co., Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Valparaiso City, Indiana

  • WYIN (Channel 56; Cedar Lake, IN; Owner: Northwest Indiana Public Broadcasting, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Valparaiso City, Indiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 2,748  (37.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 803  (10.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,141  (15.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 1,234  (16.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 2,562  (39.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 1,192  (18.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 2,531  (38.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 41  (0.6%)


(updated 2010)





There are 307 Farms In Valparaiso City, Indiana


(updated 2008)



Banks In Valparaiso City, Indiana

Centier Bank - 7 Branches


    Bank Assets: $17.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 48

1st Source Bank - 5 Branches


    Bank Assets: $24.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 80

Jpmorgan Chase Bank, National Association - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $8b
    Industry Specialization: International
    Total Offices: 5,679

Horizon Bank, National Association - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $6.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 34

Fifth Third Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $260.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,348

Bmo Harris Bank National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $186.2m
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 663

Woodforest National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 763

Peoples Bank Sb - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $776.2k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 14

First Merchants Bank National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $5.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 100

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Valparaiso City, Indiana

  • Porter County Regional


    (about 3.0 miles in Valparaiso, Indiana; Airport Code: VPZ)

  • Porter County Municipal


    (about 3.1 miles in Valparaiso, Indiana; Airport Code: VPZ)

  • La Porte Municipal


    (about 18.0 miles in La Porte, Indiana; Airport Code: LPO)

  • Michigan City Municipal


    (about 19.8 miles in Long Beach, Indiana; Airport Code: MGC)

  • Michigan City Municipal-Phillips Field


    (about 19.9 miles in Michigan City, Indiana; Airport Code: MGC)

  • Gary/Chicago International


    (about 21.0 miles in Gary, Indiana; Airport Code: GYY)

  • Lowell Airport


    (about 28.9 miles in Schneider, Indiana; Airport Code: RQL)

  • Meigs Field


    (about 38.8 miles in Chicago, Illinois; Airport Code: CGX)

  • Plymouth Municipal


    (about 39.9 miles in Inwood, Indiana; Airport Code: PLY)

  • South Bend Regional


    (about 41.4 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Valparaiso City, Indiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

80.91%

Carpooled

6.44%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.21%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.46%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.13%

Bicycle

0.71%

Walked

7.79%

Other Means

0.41%

Worked At Home

2.93%



(updated 2010)





Back to Top

Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Valparaiso City, Indiana, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Valparaiso City, Indiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 4,012

Renter-occupied housing units : 925

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 227

Renter-occupied housing units : 189

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 757

Renter-occupied housing units : 831

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,747

Renter-occupied housing units : 3,134


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Valparaiso City, Indiana)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 730

Householder 35 to 44 years : 1,213

Householder 45 to 54 years : 1,112

Householder 55 to 59 years : 403

Householder 60 to 64 years : 506

Householder 65 to 74 years : 288

Householder 75 years and over : 110

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 83

Householder 35 to 44 years : 163

Householder 45 to 54 years : 176

Householder 55 to 59 years : 224

Householder 60 to 64 years : 362

Householder 65 to 74 years : 693

Householder 75 years and over : 680


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Valparaiso City, Indiana)

Less than 10.0 percent : 159

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 340

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 414

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 859

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 640

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 268

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 248

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 356

50.0 percent or more : 1,318

Not computed : 477


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Valparaiso City, Indiana)

Built 2010 or later :

Built 2000 to 2009 : $253,700

Built 1990 to 1999 : $206,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $191,400

Built 1970 to 1979 : $166,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $162,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $106,800

Built 1940 to 1949 : $117,400

Built 1939 or earlier : $130,000


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Valparaiso City, Indiana: 56.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Indiana: 66.9%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Valparaiso City, Indiana

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 17.3%
  • Juvenile facilities : 0.54%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 18.6%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 58.17%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 5.38%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Valparaiso City, Indiana

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 579 579 $90,717,649
  Two Family 23 46 $4,408,675
  Three and Four Family 3 12 $793,120
  Five or More Family 17 223 $11,571,645
  Total

622 860 $107,491,089
2000        
  Single Family 522 522 $83,465,775
  Two Family 18 36 $3,455,975
  Three and Four Family 4 16 $1,400,000
  Five or More Family 11 167 $8,668,392
  Total

555 741 $96,990,142
2001        
  Single Family 547 547 $95,135,986
  Two Family 8 16 $1,392,841
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $200,000
  Five or More Family 11 176 $9,131,345
  Total

567 743 $105,860,172
2002        
  Single Family 561 561 $100,935,075
  Two Family 13 26 $2,648,692
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $800,000
  Five or More Family 1 6 $525,451
  Total

577 601 $104,909,218
2003        
  Single Family 579 579 $111,637,379
  Two Family 32 64 $6,342,337
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

611 643 $117,979,716
2004        
  Single Family 743 743 $151,117,556
  Two Family 9 18 $1,780,664
  Three and Four Family 2 7 $416,059
  Five or More Family 3 18 $1,289,433
  Total

757 786 $154,603,712
2005        
  Single Family 724 724 $169,394,102
  Two Family 21 42 $5,868,071
  Three and Four Family 12 47 $4,339,339
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

757 813 $179,601,512
2006        
  Single Family 587 587 $144,302,605
  Two Family 29 58 $7,946,833
  Three and Four Family 5 20 $1,563,029
  Five or More Family 1 10 $880,000
  Total

622 675 $154,692,467


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Valparaiso City, IN): $45,799
Median Household Income In 2000 (Indiana): $41,567


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Valparaiso City): $121,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Indiana): $92,500


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Valparaiso City): $625
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Indiana): $521


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Valparaiso City, Indiana

Utility Gas: 85.1%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.7%
Electricity: 12.8%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.4%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.9%
No Fuel Used: 0.1%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Back to Top

Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Valparaiso City, Indiana are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Valparaiso City, Indiana

Pediatric Nursing Specialists Of Indiana


     Address: 3207 Cascade Dr, Suites B-c, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/5/1993

Associated Homecare Inc


     Address: 2255 Sturdy Road, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/13/1993

Visiting Nurse Association Of Porter County


     Address: 501 Marquette St, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 12/7/1970

Back Home Again Inc


     Address: 291 N State Rd 2, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/11/2005

Adair Home Health Professionals


     Address: 502 Wall St, Suite 102, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/12/1996

Hospitals Close To Valparaiso City, Indiana

"porter, Valparaiso Hospital"


     Address: 814 Laporte Ave, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

"methodist Hospitals, Inc"


     Address: 600 Grant St, Gary, Indiana 46402
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

St Mary Medical Center Inc


     Address: 1500 S Lake Park Ave, Hobart, Indiana 46342
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

St Anthony Medical Center Of Crown Point


     Address: 1201 South Main Street, Crown Point, Indiana 46307
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

St Anthony Memorial Health Centers


     Address: 301 W Homer St, Michigan City, Indiana 46360
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Valparaiso City, Indiana

Whispering Pines Health Care Center


     Address: 3301 N Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 129
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Life Care Center Of Valparaiso


     Address: 3405 N Campbell Rd, Valparaiso, Indiana 46385
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 107
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Golden Living Center-valparaiso


     Address: 251 Sturdy Road, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 71
     Percent Occupied: 84%

Life Care Center Of The Willows


     Address: 1000 Elizabeth Dr, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 77
     Percent Occupied: 77%

Valparaiso Care And Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 606 Wall St, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 125
     Percent Occupied: 74%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Valparaiso City, Indiana

Name: DC Cook
Address: 1 Cook Place; Bridgman, MI 49106
Distance: 41 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Valparaiso City, Indiana

    Retired Workers: 7,310
    Disabled Workers: 1,430
    Widowers Workers: 1,175
    Spouses Workers: 675
    Children Workers: 955


(updated 2007)



Porter County, Indiana Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 45.30%
  • Bush & Cheney 53.63%
  • Other 1.07%



(updated 2004)



Back to Top

Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Valparaiso City, Indiana citizens.

Relocation to Porter County, IN

7.28 % of Porter County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $45,459

Indiana Average 6.54 %

0.08 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $17,875

Indiana Average 0.11 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Porter County, IN (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Lake County , IN 3.09 % ($43,404 AGI )
  • Cook County , IL 0.71 % ($50,714 AGI )
  • La Porte County , IN 0.47 % ($38,212 AGI )

Relocation away from Porter County, IN

6.78 % of Porter County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $43,357

Indiana Average 6.56 %

0.04 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $33,600

Indiana Average 0.04 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Porter County, IN (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Lake County , IN 1.87 % ($34,915 AGI )
  • La Porte County , IN 0.66 % ($37,095 AGI )
  • Cook County , IL 0.42 % ($38,684 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Indiana

Low Bracket: $0 (3.40%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (3.40%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Indiana

6.00%


(updated 2008)



Back to Top

Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Valparaiso City, Indiana is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Valparaiso City, Indiana

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
08/23/2006, 05:15 pm 0 0 $1M --
         





Back to Top

Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Valparaiso City, Indiana directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Valparaiso City, Indiana

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 4 7 0 0 3 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 0
Rape 5 5 4 2 4 7 2 3 3 5 4 7 2
    per 100,000 18 18 14 7 14 24 7 10 10 16 13 22 6
Robbery 4 5 7 5 2 4 6 3 7 14 5 5 7
    per 100,000 15 18 25 18 7 14 20 10 23 45 16 16 22
Assault 43 67 78 71 66 91 80 96 87 27 23 15 24
    per 100,000 156 241 275 249 228 311 269 318 284 87 72 47 75
Burglary 99 88 66 81 86 93 123 130 121 112 144 153 87
    per 100,000 359 317 233 284 297 317 413 431 394 362 452 477 271
Larceny Theft 708 680 923 839 758 889 673 700 595 668 780 644 555
    per 100,000 2,567 2,448 3,256 2,938 2,622 3,035 2,261 2,320 1,939 2,156 2,446 2,010 1,730
Vehicle Theft 37 34 38 33 42 48 29 42 37 31 34 44 23
    per 100,000 134 122 134 116 145 164 97 139 121 100 107 137 72
Arson 10 2 2 1 3 3 0 2 3 3 3 2 0
    per 100,000 36 7 7 4 10 10 0 7 10 10 9 6 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
13 20 22 20 18 26 22 26 25 12 8 7 8
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
214 201 257 239 222 258 206 219 189 204 240 211 166
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
113 110 140 129 120 142 114 122 107 108 124 109 87


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Indiana

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
7,300 8,500 8,652 9,486 11,951 10,515 9,053 10,030 14,585 11,196


(updated 2014)



Jails in Valparaiso City, Indiana


  • Porter County Jail


    2755 S.r. 49, Valparaiso, IN 46383
    Capacity: 454
    Confined: 420
    Avg. Population: 483
    Year Built: 2002


(updated 2006)



Back to Top



Do you want to research valparaiso city, indiana? If you are considering a move, want to view where your friends live,
or just discovering a new place to travel, our data will interest you!

Use any data on this web site at your own risk. citymelt.com does not warrant or certify the correctness of data.