Valparaiso, Florida Population 2020

5,607
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Valparaiso is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 5,607, it is the 218th largest city in Florida and the 4454th largest city in the United States. Valparaiso is currently growing at a rate of 3.81% annually and its population has increased by 11.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,036 in 2010. Valparaiso reached it's highest population of 6,504 in 1970. Spanning over 13 miles, Valparaiso has a population density of 474 people per square mile.

The average household income in Valparaiso is $76,319 with a poverty rate of 15.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,127 per month, and the median house value is $213,100. The median age in Valparaiso is 28.5 years, 27.9 years for males, and 28.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.5 males.

Valparaiso Demographics

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

  • White: 77.68%
  • Two or more races: 8.62%
  • Black or African American: 8.24%
  • Asian: 3.40%
  • Native American: 1.95%
  • Other race: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Valparaiso, Florida is 5,607, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,195.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,036.

Valparaiso, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,91177.68%
Two or More Races4348.62%
Black or African American4158.24%
Asian1713.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native981.95%
Some Other Race60.12%
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Valparaiso Population Pyramid 2020

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Valparaiso Median Age

28.5


Total

27.9


Male

28.7


Female

Valparaiso Adults

There are 3,933 adults, (634 of whom are seniors) in Valparaiso.

Valparaiso Age Dependency

52.6

Age Dependency Ratio

19.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Valparaiso Sex Ratio

Female

2,537

50.39%

Male

2,498

49.61%

Valparaiso Households and Families

Valparaiso Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Valparaiso Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male83.5%16.5%
Married72.2%27.8%
All63.1%36.9%
Non Family57.6%42.4%
Female41.4%58.6%

63.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5162.7863.1
Married6623.1672.2
Non Family5071.357.6
Female2444.1641.4
Male1034.2783.5

3.34

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

10.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Valparaiso Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade230.81%
9th to 12th Grade1836.43%
High School Graduate65623.05%
Some College1,03436.33%
Associates Degree2408.43%
Bachelors Degree41014.41%
Graduate Degree30010.54%
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Valparaiso Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,1362,007616
Hispanic21721748
Multiple Races17017030
Black154154
Asian1108724
Native American7521
Other Race666

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,894$36,336$27,078
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$26,313$30,372$18,679
Some College$31,040$32,063$27,083
Bachelors Degree$48,042$49,208$
Graduate Degree$102,716$150,221$65,096

$31,894

Average Earnings

$36,336

Average Male

$27,078

Average Female

Valparaiso Language

Valparaiso Language by Age

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Valparaiso Language

87.57% of Valparaiso residents speak only English, while 12.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.23% of the population.

Valparaiso Poverty

Valparaiso Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,91733111.35%
Multiple40518445.43%
Hispanic47711824.74%
Asian144139.03%

15.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.72%

Male Poverty Rate

15.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Valparaiso

The race most likely to be in poverty in Valparaiso is Multiple, with 45.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Valparaiso is Asian, with 9.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.04%.

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Name Poverty
Some College11.37%
Less Than High School10.68%
High School7.88%
Bachelors or Greater1.87%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed77.27%
Female Employed6.58%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed6.94%

Valparaiso Income

Valparaiso Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,882$76,319
Families$73,177$83,990
Married Families$77,453-
Non Families$36,181$54,552
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Valparaiso Marital Status

Valparaiso Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.4%

Male Marriage Rate

37.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Valparaiso Married by Age and Sex

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Valparaiso 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 35-44.

Valparaiso Marital Status by Race

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Valparaiso Veterans

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690

Number of Veterans

641

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam288
Second Gulf War250
First Gulf War201
Korea101
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64207
65 to 74141
75+140
18 to 34108
35 to 5494
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Name Veterans % of Total
White58422.38%
2 or More7041.42%
Hispanic4721.46%
Asian3027.52%
Black64.41%

Valparaiso Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Valparaiso Employment Status

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72.2%

Labor Force Participation

50.1%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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28.14%

Born in Florida

94.28%

Native Born

5.72%

Foreign Born

0.85%

Non Citizen

4.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.28% of Valparaiso residents were born in the United States, with 28.14% having been born in Florida. 0.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,6072063.81%
20195,4012063.97%
20185,195751.46%
20175,1202064.19%
20164,914-104-2.07%
20155,018571.15%
20144,961-169-3.29%
20135,130-45-0.87%
20125,1751813.62%
20114,994-29-0.58%
20105,023-1,385-2.41%
20006,4081,7363.21%
19904,672-1,470-2.70%
19806,142-362-0.57%
19706,5045290.85%
19605,9750.00%