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Valparaiso, Nebraska - Basic Facts

Valparaiso is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Valparaiso.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Saunders County at latitude 41.0814 and longitude -96.8317. Saunders County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,312 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Valparaiso (see map) encompass a land area of 0.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Valparaiso: Raccoon Forks.

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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, 2014 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 # 185 68th
Population Density1 # 221 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 288 51st
Median Household Income # 190 67th
Per Capita Income # 349 40th

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

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Valparaiso, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 576
Population in Households 576
Population in Familes 485
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,022
Diversity Index2 11
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 245
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 173
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 279 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 204 (73.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $173,611
Average Home Value $205,147
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,048
Average Household Income $59,205
Per Capita Income $23,904
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.25% 0.41%
Households 0.39% 0.57%
Families 2.31% 0.46%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.65%
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.

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