Valparaiso, Indiana Population 2019

Valparaiso, Indiana's estimated population is 33,729 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Valparaiso, Indiana is the 29th largest city in Indiana based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2073.86 people/mi² (800.72 people/km²).

The overall median age is 34.2 years, 33.5 years for males, and 35 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.3 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 13,679 households in the city, with an average size of 2.31 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.9%, with a median rent of $897/month. The median house has 5.4 rooms, and has a value of $175,000.

The median income for households in Valparaiso, Indiana is $52,507, while the mean household income is $71,440.

Valparaiso In Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Valparaiso In was:

  • White: 92.00%
  • Black or African American: 3.09%
  • Asian: 2.48%
  • Two or more races: 1.48%
  • Other race: 0.53%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.17%
LatLng(41.4731, -87.0611)
Rank in State29th
StateIndiana
CountyPorter County
Time ZoneCentral Time Zone
Land Area (km²)42.12 (16.26 mi²)
Water Area (km²)0.12 (0.05 mi²)
TypeCity
GEOID1878326
Density (km²)800.72
Density (mi²)2,073.86
Area Code(s)219
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201833,7293210.96%
201733,4084451.35%
201632,9634631.42%
201532,5001620.50%
201432,3381540.48%
201332,1841760.55%
201232,008510.16%
201131,9571710.54%
201031,7864,3581.49%
200027,4283,0141.17%
199024,4142,1670.93%
198022,2472,2271.06%
197020,0204,7932.77%
196015,2273,1992.39%
195012,0283,2923.25%
19408,7366570.78%
19308,0791,5612.17%
19206,518-469-0.69%
19106,9877071.07%
19006,2801,1902.12%
18905,0906291.33%
18804,4611,6964.90%
18702,7650.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White29,902
Black or African American1,004
Asian805
Two or More Races482
Some Other Race171
American Indian and Alaska Native81
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander56

Valparaiso In Population Pyramid 2019

Valparaiso In Median Age

34.2


Total

33.5


Male

35


Female

Valparaiso In Adults

There are 25,604 adults, (5,201 of whom are seniors) in Valparaiso In.

Valparaiso In Age Dependency

59.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Valparaiso In Sex Ratio

Female

16,812

51.73%

Male

15,689

48.27%

Valparaiso In Households and Families

Valparaiso In Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Valparaiso In Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80%20%
All56.1%43.9%
Female44.1%55.9%
Male43.6%56.4%
Non Family37.7%62.3%

56.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,6322.3156.1
Non Family5,5061.3137.7
Married5,1983.0780
Female1,3503.0844.1
Male5783.2543.6

3.01

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Valparaiso In Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3291.58%
9th to 12th Grade7793.73%
High School Graduate5,23125.07%
Some College4,41321.15%
Associates Degree1,8708.96%
Bachelors Degree5,24325.13%
Graduate Degree3,00014.38%

Valparaiso In Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White18,73517,8687,475
Hispanic1,111980341
Black572503104
Asian391366284
Other Race826119
Multiple Races725655
Islander252525
Native American999

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,387$50,891$30,310
Less Than High School$14,632$23,382$
High School Grad$31,715$40,806$25,849
Some College$35,114$40,838$31,321
Bachelors Degree$46,616$61,491$35,103
Graduate Degree$58,500$66,146$41,305

$38,387

Average Earnings

$50,891

Average Male

$30,310

Average Female

Valparaiso In Language

Valparaiso In Language by Age

Valparaiso In Language

92.81% of Valparaiso In residents speak only English, while 7.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.97% of the population.

Valparaiso In Poverty

Valparaiso In Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,6612,84611.09%
Hispanic1,84346425.18%
Asian75235547.21%
Black72615921.90%
Multiple3609125.28%
Native807188.75%
Islander562544.64%

13.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.22%

Male Poverty Rate

14.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Valparaiso In

The race most likely to be in poverty in Valparaiso In is Native, with 88.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Valparaiso In is White, with 11.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.36%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.39%
Some College10.18%
High School10.17%
Bachelors or Greater5.67%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.13%
Male Unemployed34.94%
Female Employed8.37%
Male Employed6.04%

Valparaiso In Income

Valparaiso In Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,507$71,440
Families$71,786$90,949
Married Families$85,138-
Non Families$33,309$43,384

Valparaiso In Marital Status

Valparaiso In Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.6%

Male Marriage Rate

41.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Valparaiso In Married by Age and Sex

Valparaiso In Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Valparaiso In Marital Status by Race

Valparaiso In Veterans

1,557

Number of Veterans

1,529

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam568
Korea244
First Gulf War208
Second Gulf War149
World War II88

Valparaiso In Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5036.39%
Black303.54%
Hispanic181.21%
2 or More167.21%
Other85.10%

Valparaiso In Veterans by Education

5.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Valparaiso In Employment Status

60.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Valparaiso In Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

57.74%

Born in Indiana

94.82%

Native Born

5.18%

Foreign Born

2.76%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.82% of Valparaiso In residents were born in the United States, with 57.74% having been born in Indiana. 2.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.