Valparaiso, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Valparaiso, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Valparaiso had a population of 587 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Valparaiso is located at latitude 41.0801 and longitude -96.8336 in Saunders County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Valparaiso (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Saunders County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,312 feet.

The Village of Valparaiso (GNIS ID: 2400042) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Valparaiso is located within Township of Oak Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Saunders County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Valparaiso population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Valparaiso: Raccoon Forks.

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Village of Valparaiso, NE Boundary Map

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Valparaiso, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 587
Population in Households 587
Population in Familes 494
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,042
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 251
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 177
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 287 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 207 (72.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $175,000
Average Home Value $215,942


Median Household Income $54,760
Average Household Income $60,031
Per Capita Income $24,171
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.56% 0.8%
Households 0.78% 0.86%
Families 2.31% 0.78%
Median Household Income   3.24%
Per Capita Income   2.92%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Valparaiso, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Valparaiso to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 180 69th
Population Density1 # 217 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 314 46th
Median Household Income # 165 72nd
Per Capita Income # 367 37th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nebraska Census Data Comparison Tool.