IN

National Population : 333,590,059
Indiana State Population : 6,842,150

About Valparaiso, IN

Valparaiso, IN is located in Porter County in the state of Indiana.

The total City Population for Valparaiso is about 33,897 with about 802 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 85,724.

The Average Home Value is $199,750.00, which is roughly 39% higher than the Average Home Value of $120,925.00 for the state of Indiana, and roughly 6% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $69,881.50, which is roughly 21% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $55,001.00 for the state of Indiana, and roughly 18% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Valparaiso is about 4.3%.

Indiana is ranked #38 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 26.63 out of 100.

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Voting

Porter County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 11.7% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 52.03%
Democratic: 45.94%
Libertarian: 1.91%
Green: 0.08%
Other: 0.04%


Nearby Locations

Valpo, IN (1.32 mi.)
Ogden Dunes, IN (8.38 mi.)
Portage, IN (8.38 mi.)
Dune Acres, IN (9.14 mi.)
Burns Harbor, IN (9.14 mi.)
Porter, IN (9.14 mi.)
Chesterton, IN (9.14 mi.)
New Chicago, IN (9.30 mi.)
Hobart, IN (9.30 mi.)
Westville, IN (10.02 mi.)
Otis, IN (10.02 mi.)
Wanatah, IN (10.14 mi.)
Lake Station, IN (11.50 mi.)
Merrillville, IN (11.99 mi.)
Hebron, IN (12.10 mi.)
Kouts, IN (12.21 mi.)
Crown Point, IN (15.25 mi.)
Winfield, IN (15.25 mi.)
Union Mills, IN (15.31 mi.)
La Crosse, IN (15.55 mi.)
Gary, IN (15.57 mi.)
Hanna, IN (16.25 mi.)
Griffith, IN (18.20 mi.)
Long Beach, IN (18.67 mi.)
Potawatami Pk, IN (18.67 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 46383, 46385
Latitude : 41.470544
Longitude : -87.141674
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Midwest
Average Elevation : 702 ft.
Area Code(s) : 219

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.57
Male Population Estimate : 45.18%
Female Population Estimate : 46.46%
Median Age : 37.7
Male Median Age : 36.6
Female Median Age : 38.9

White Population Estimate : 86.39%
Black Population Estimate : 2.52%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 5.92%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.82%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.07%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.68%
Other Population Estimate : 1.91%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Valparaiso specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Porter County: About 2 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Porter County: About 97 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Porter County is about 42% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 66% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.