Valparaiso, Florida Population 2024

5,301

Valparaiso is a city located in Okaloosa County Florida. Valparaiso has a 2024 population of 5,301. Valparaiso is currently growing at a rate of 2.24% annually and its population has increased by 11.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,768 in 2020.

The average household income in Valparaiso is $114,042 with a poverty rate of 8.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Valparaiso is 28.1 years, 26.5 years for males, and 28.9 years for females.

Valparaiso Demographics

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

  • White: 70.59%
  • Black or African American: 15.01%
  • Two or more races: 8.84%
  • Asian: 3.62%
  • Other race: 1.51%
  • Native American: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
11.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
447.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
11.18% (533)
The current population of Valparaiso, Florida is 5,301 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,768.

Valparaiso, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,45170.59%
Black or African American73415.01%
Two or more races4328.84%
Asian1773.62%
Other race741.51%
Native American170.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander40.08%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Valparaiso Population by Race

Valparaiso Population Pyramid 2024

Valparaiso Median Age

28.1

Total

26.5

Male

28.9

Female

Valparaiso Adults

There are 3,902 adults, (642 of whom are seniors) in Valparaiso.

Valparaiso Age Dependency

50

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Valparaiso Sex Ratio

Female2,12743.51%
Male2,76256.49%

Valparaiso Population by Age

Valparaiso Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,7212.458.441.6
Married8032.7984.115.9
Non Family5661.4340.859.2
Female3213.0925.274.8
Male312.8458.141.9
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2.73

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

58.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Valparaiso Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Valparaiso Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Valparaiso Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Valparaiso Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$54,286

Average Earnings

$57,295

Average Male

$41,518

Average Female

Valparaiso Earnings by Educational Attainment

Valparaiso Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Valparaiso Language

93% of Valparaiso residents speak only English, while 7% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.05% of the population.

Valparaiso Language

Valparaiso Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,7961766.29%
Multiple35715844.26%
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8.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.52%

Male Poverty Rate

10.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Valparaiso

The race most likely to be in poverty in Valparaiso is Multiple, with 44.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Valparaiso is White, with 6.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10%.

Valparaiso Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.29%
High School6.09%
Some College3.88%
Bachelors or Greater
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Valparaiso Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.04%
Female Employed3.57%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Valparaiso Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Valparaiso Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Valparaiso Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Valparaiso Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Valparaiso Marriage

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

Valparaiso Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Valparaiso Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

802

Number of Veterans

684

Male Veterans

118

Female Veterans

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Valparaiso Veterans by War

count

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Valparaiso Veterans by Age

count

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Valparaiso Veterans by Race

Valparaiso Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.9%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Valparaiso Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.9%

Labor Force Participation

46.7%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Valparaiso Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Valparaiso Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Valparaiso Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

24.83%

Born in Valparaiso

95.48%

Native Born

4.52%

Foreign Born

0.57%

Non Citizen

3.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.48% of Valparaiso residents were born in the United States, with 24.83% having been born in Florida. 0.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Valparaiso Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,8811162.01%
20285,7651162.05%
20275,6491162.1%
20265,5331162.14%
20255,4171162.19%
20245,3011162.24%
20235,1851162.29%
20225,0691162.34%
20214,9531853.88%
20204,768-1,029-17.75%
20195,797641.12%
20185,7331622.91%
20175,5711402.58%
20165,431851.59%
20155,3461152.2%
20145,231-22-0.42%
20135,25370.13%
20125,2462194.36%
20115,027250.5%
20105,002-1,406-21.94%
20006,4081,73637.16%
19904,672-1,470-23.93%
19806,142-362-5.57%
19706,5045298.85%
19605,975
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Valparaiso Population by Year