Valparaiso Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Valparaiso Population & Age Distribution

 
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Total Population
33,897

Age

Under 5 Years:
5.6%
5 - 17:
14.5%
18 - 24:
14.7%
25 - 34:
14.8%
35 - 54:
22.5%
55 - 64:
10.7%
Over 65 Years:
17.2%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
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Attending College
11.0%
11.0%
High School Graduates
94.7%
94.7%
College Graduated
40.2%
40.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 
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Per capita Income

Valparaiso
$31,668
$31,668
USA
$31,177
$31,177

Median household income

Valparaiso
$54,563
$54,563
USA
$57,652
$57,652

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
12.9%

Employment Industries in Valparaiso

 
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Healthcare
16.9%
16.9%
Education
14.8%
14.8%
Manufacturing
12.6%
12.6%
Retail
12.5%
12.5%
Accommodation
6.8%
6.8%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
6.7%
6.7%
Construction
5.5%
5.5%
Other
4.2%
4.2%
Finance
3.1%
3.1%
Administration
3.1%
3.1%
Public Service
3.0%
3.0%
Transportation
2.8%
2.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
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White
86.8%
86.8%
Black Or African American
3.5%
3.5%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.1%
0.1%
Asian
2.0%
2.0%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.2%
0.2%
Other Race / Two or More Races
0.8%
0.8%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
6.7%
6.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 
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Ancestry (Top 20)

German
26.0%
26.0%
Irish
17.5%
17.5%
Polish
10.3%
10.3%
English
9.6%
9.6%
Italian
6.3%
6.3%
Swedish
3.0%
3.0%
Dutch
2.9%
2.9%
Hungarian
2.7%
2.7%
Scottish
2.7%
2.7%
European
1.9%
1.9%
Slovak
1.9%
1.9%
Greek
1.8%
1.8%
French
1.6%
1.6%
Norwegian
1.5%
1.5%
Russian
1.1%
1.1%
Czech
0.9%
0.9%
Welsh
0.9%
0.9%
Serbian
0.8%
0.8%
Scots-Irish
0.5%
0.5%
Ukrainian
0.5%
0.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
93.5%
93.5%
Spanish
2.8%
2.8%
Chinese
0.7%
0.7%
Other Asian languages
0.5%
0.5%
German/Yiddish
0.5%
0.5%
Russian
0.4%
0.4%
Arabic
0.4%
0.4%
Langs. of India
0.3%
0.3%
Slavic languages
0.3%
0.3%
Serbo-Croatian
0.1%
0.1%
Tagalog
0.1%
0.1%
West Germanic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Urdu
0.1%
0.1%
Greek
0.1%
0.1%
Other Indo-European
0.1%
0.1%
Scandinavian languages
0.1%
0.1%
Vietnamese
0.1%
0.1%
Thai
0.0%
0.0%
Japanese
0.0%
0.0%
African languages
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Valparaiso Residents:
4.9%