Valparaiso, Indiana

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Population in 2013: 32,261 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.6%
 
Males: 15,975  (49.5%)
Females: 16,286  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  33.9 years
Indiana median age:  37.3 years

Zip codes: 46383.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,488 (it was $45,799 in 2000)
Valparaiso:

$49,488
IN:

$47,529

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,897 (it was $22,509 in 2000)

Valparaiso city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $163,291 (it was $121,000 in 2000)
Valparaiso:

$163,291
IN:

$122,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $185,349; Detached houses: $192,342; Townhouses or other attached units: $115,842; In 2-unit structures: $191,339; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $93,382; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $66,127

Median gross rent in 2013: $829.

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  • Races in Valparaiso, IN (2013)

    Valparaiso races chart
    • 26,69384.1%White alone
    • 2,3687.5%Hispanic
    • 1,3514.3%Black alone
    • 7832.5%Asian alone
    • 4231.3%Two or more races
    • 1200.4%American Indian alone
    • 480.2%Other race alone

Races in Valparaiso detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Valparaiso: 98.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.6%), Irish (13.2%), Polish (6.9%), English (6.8%), United States (4.0%), Italian (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1850

Elevation: 738 feet

Land area: 10.9 square miles.

Population density: 2,959 people per square mile   (average).

Valparaiso,IN real estate house value index trend

Valparaiso, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Valparaiso:

  • High school or higher: 91.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Valparaiso city:

  • Never married: 38.5%
  • Now married: 41.6%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

1,727 residents are foreign born (1.4% Latin America, 1.4% Asia, 1.1% Europe).

This city:

5.4%
Indiana:

4.8%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 43 registered sex offenders living in Valparaiso, Indiana as of August 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Valparaiso to the number of sex offenders is 745 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,681 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,687 (1.1%)

Valparaiso satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gary, IN (16.6 miles , pop. 102,746).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (40.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Shorewood Forest, IN (2.2 miles ), Salt Creek Commons, IN (2.2 miles ), South Haven, IN (2.5 miles ), Wheeler, IN (2.6 miles ), Wanatah, IN (3.0 miles ), Chesterton, IN (3.0 miles ), Westville, IN (3.0 miles ), Lakes of the Four Seasons, IN (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 94 buildings, average cost: $123,400
  • 1998: 133 buildings, average cost: $106,100
  • 1999: 124 buildings, average cost: $107,600
  • 2000: 70 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2001: 103 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2002: 74 buildings, average cost: $164,200
  • 2003: 69 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2004: 162 buildings, average cost: $161,600
  • 2005: 106 buildings, average cost: $186,700
  • 2007: 90 buildings, average cost: $257,800
  • 2008: 47 buildings, average cost: $275,900
  • 2009: 50 buildings, average cost: $228,500
  • 2010: 43 buildings, average cost: $228,900
  • 2011: 43 buildings, average cost: $285,200
  • 2012: 93 buildings, average cost: $257,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.48 N, Longitude: 87.06 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Vale of Paradise

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,433 (+26.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,897 (47.4%)

Area code: 219

Valparaiso household income distribution Valparaiso home values distribution

Crime rates in Valparaiso by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 1200100110010
per 100,000 3.67.20.00.03.50.00.03.33.30.00.03.10.0
Rapes 5542472335472
per 100,000 18.118.014.17.013.823.96.79.99.816.112.521.86.2
Robberies 45752463714557
per 100,000 14.518.024.717.56.913.720.29.922.845.215.715.621.8
Assaults 43677871669180968727231524
per 100,000 155.9241.2275.1248.6228.3310.6268.8318.2283.687.272.146.874.8
Burglaries 99886681869312313012111214415387
per 100,000 358.9316.7232.8283.6297.5317.5413.3430.9394.4361.5451.5477.5271.1
Thefts 708680923839758889673700595668780644555
per 100,000 2,566.82,447.53,255.52,938.02,622.03,034.62,261.12,320.31,939.42,156.22,445.82,009.91,729.5
Auto thefts 37343833424829423731344423
per 100,000 134.1122.4134.0115.6145.3163.997.4139.2120.6100.1106.6137.371.7
Arson 10221330233320
per 100,000 36.37.27.13.510.410.20.06.69.89.79.46.20.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 194.0210.3228.8205.3201.1239.8190.5213.3190.9161.9165.6161.0119.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Valparaiso detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 56 (51 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Indiana average:

1.97
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.9%
Indiana:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,791 (+11.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Valparaiso: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Valparaiso, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Valparaiso-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/17/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.1 miles away from the Valparaiso city center killed one person and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 tornado 31.0 miles away from the city center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Valparaiso-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 213.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 188.8 miles away from Valparaiso center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 280.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 244.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 211.7 miles away from Valparaiso center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 154.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Porter County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Valparaiso topographic map

Birthplace of: Newton Arvin - Literary critic, William Wilson Talcott - Newspaper publisher and University of Michigan quarterback, Robbie Hummel - Basketball player, Beulah Bondi - Actor, Carly Schroeder - Child actor, Harry Benham - Film actor, Heather Kuzmich - Female model, Mark N. Brown - Astronaut, R. Harold Zook - Architect, Carole Pankau - Politician.

Hospitals in Valparaiso:

  • ASERACARE HOSPICE (332 WEST US HWY 30 STE E)
  • BETHESDA LUTHERAN HOMES (1601 STURDY RD)
  • BETHESDA LUTHERAN HOMES AND SERVICES INC (370 FRANCISCAN DR)
  • IN-PACT INC (3154 HEAVLIN RD)
  • IN-PACT INC (723 N 200 E)
  • PORTER REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Proprietary, 85 EAST US HWY 6)
  • PORTER-STARKE SERVICES, INC (701 WALL STREET)
  • VALE PARK PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (701 WALL STREET)

Dialysis Facilities in Valparaiso:

  • DAVITA - VALPARAISO (606 E LINCOLNWAY)

Home Health Centers in Valparaiso:

  • ADAIR HOME HEALTH PROFESSIONALS (502 WALL ST STE 102)
  • ANCHOR HOME HEALTH CARE (1351 SILHAVY RD STE 200)
  • ASSOCIATED HOMECARE INC (2255 STURDY RD)
  • BACK HOME AGAIN INC (291 N STATE RD 2)
  • FIRST CHOICE HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (6 N MORGAN BLVD STE 101)
  • LOVING CARE AGENCY INC (3206 CASCADE DR STE A)
  • VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION OF PORTER COUNTY (2401 VALLEY DR)

Nursing Homes in Valparaiso:

  • AVALON SPRINGS HEALTH CAMPUS (2400 SILHAVY ROAD)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER-VALPARAISO (251 STURDY RD)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF THE WILLOWS (1000 ELIZABETH DR)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF VALPARAISO (3405 N CAMPBELL RD)
  • PORTER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL TCU (814 LAPORTE AVE)
  • VALPARAISO CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (606 WALL ST)
  • WHISPERING PINES HEALTH CARE CENTER (3301 N CALUMET AVE)

Airports and heliports located in Valparaiso:

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Amtrak station near Valparaiso:

  • 19 miles: MICHIGAN CITY (100 WASHINGTON ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/Universities in Valparaiso:

  • Valparaiso University (Full-time enrollment: 3,542; Location: US Highway 30 and Sturdy Road; Private, not-for-profit; Website: valpo.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Don Roberts Beauty School (FT enrollment: 55; Location: 1354 West Lincolnway; Private, for-profit; Website: www.donrobertsbeautyschool.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Valparaiso:

  • Purdue University-North Central Campus (about 12 miles; Westville, IN; Full-time enrollment: 3,682)
  • Indiana University-Northwest (about 16 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 4,390)
  • Purdue University-Calumet Campus (about 23 miles; Hammond, IN; FT enrollment: 7,343)
  • Prairie State College (about 31 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 4,050)
  • South Suburban College (about 31 miles; South Holland, IL; FT enrollment: 3,972)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 32 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,110)
  • Chicago State University (about 34 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,352)

Public high schools in Valparaiso:

Private high schools in Valparaiso:

  • VICTORY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 236; Location: 3805 LA PORTE AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • EMMANUEL BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 57; Location: 760 MCCOOL RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • SHULTS-LEWIS SCHOOL (Students: 22; Location: 150 E 325 S; Grades: 7 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Valparaiso:

Private elementary/middle schools in Valparaiso:

  • ST PAUL CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 389; Location: 1755 HARRISON BLVD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 218; Location: 1700 MONTICELLO PARK DR; Grades: KG - 8)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF VALPARAISO (Students: 135; Location: 505 MARQUETTE ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • SOUTH HAVEN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 94; Location: 786 JUNIPER RD; Grades: PK - 7)
  • WEE CARE CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER LTD (Students: 85; Location: 1750 THORNAPPLE CIR; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Valparaiso, map of school districts: VALPARAISO COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, EAST PORTER COUNTY SCHOOL CORPORATION, PORTAGE TOWNSHIP SCHOOLS

Library in Valparaiso:

  • PORTER COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $2,035,273; Location: 103 JEFFERSON STREET; 457,077 books; 23,009 audio materials; 30,250 video materials; 19 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 1,156 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The hospital changed its name to Porter
  • Valparaiso, IN: Hometown of Orville Redenbacher

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Notable locations in Valparaiso: Elden Kuehl Pollution Control Facility (A), Valparaiso Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Forest Park Golf Course (C), Valparaiso Country Club (D), Valparaiso Family YMCA (E), Porter County Courthouse (F), Valparaiso Fire Department Station 2 (G), Valparaiso Fire Department Station 1 (H), Valparaiso City Hall (I), Valparaiso Public Library (J), Old Jail Museum (K), Valplayso (L), Porter County Administrative Center (M), Memorial Opera House (N), Wesemann Hall (O), Wehrenberg Hall (P), Valparaiso Union (Q), Urschel Hall (R), University Center for the Arts (S), University Book Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Valparaiso Market Place Shopping Center (1), Strongbow Centre Shopping Center (2), County Seat Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Valparaiso include: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A), Valparaiso Mennonite Church (B), Church of Christ (C), First Church of the Nazarene (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), Chapel of the Resurrection (F), Bethel Baptist Church (G), Central Christian Church (H), Christ Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Union Street Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and swamps: Silver Lake (A), Bulls-Eye Lake (B), Hotter Lagoon (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Valparaiso include: Glenrose Park (1), Kirchoff Park (2), Jesse-Pilfer Park (3), Will Park (4), Fairground Park (5), Berkley Park (6), Westside Park (7), Two Hundred East Park (8), Tower Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Indiana Aviation Museum (4601 Murvihill Road), Bookmobile (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 103 Jefferson Street), Pet Haven Pet Shop (Aquariums; 19 US Hwy 6 W), Valparaiso Community Festivals & Events Inc (Tours & Charters; 204 Lincolnway).

Hotels: Inn At Aberdeen LDD (3158 South State Road 2), El-Kay Studio Apartments (53 West USHighway 6), Hampton Inns & Suites (360 Indiana Avenue), Bridge View Inn (USHighway 30).

Courts: Porter County - Juvenile Service Center- Juvenile Court (1660 South State Road 2), Porter County Government - Court House (155 Indiana Avenue Rm 107).

Porter County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 178. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

178
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.568. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.568
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 11.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.97
U.S.:

1.93

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0295. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0295
U.S.:

0.0147

Drinking water stations with addresses in Valparaiso and their reported violations in the past:

L-A-C UTILITIES (Population served: 2,489, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-11-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-11-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-16-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
AUTUMN CREEK MHP (Population served: 270, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-10-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-10-2014), St Public Notif received (JAN-14-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2014)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
ROADHOUSE BAR AND GRILL (Population served: 265, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JAN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-10-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-10-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2012)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In NOV-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (DEC-18-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-18-2007), St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-04-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MALLARDS POINTE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
PRINCE OF PEACE LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-20-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-20-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-21-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-29-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-29-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUN-29-2007), St Public Notif received (2 times from JUL-09-2007 to JUL-10-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-21-2010)
INDIAN SPRINGS TOWN HOMES (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-18-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-21-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Consent Decree/Judgement (OCT-22-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-29-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-29-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Consent Decree/Judgement (OCT-22-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-29-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-29-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-05-2011), St Other (FEB-29-2012), St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-25-2012), St Formal NOV issued (APR-25-2012), St Consent Decree/Judgement (OCT-22-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-05-2011), St Other (FEB-29-2012), St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-25-2012), St Formal NOV issued (APR-25-2012), St Consent Decree/Judgement (OCT-22-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2013)
  • 16 routine major monitoring violations
  • 36 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
SHELLBOURNE CONFERENCE CENTER (Population served: 72, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-03-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2009), St Compliance achieved (2 times from APR-21-2010 to JAN-14-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
QUALITY OIL COMPANY (Population served: 52, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Valparaiso that have no violations reported:

  • ROBBINHURST GOLF COURSE (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.8%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.3% for Black residents, 19.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 64.6% for American Indian residents, 31.9% for other race residents, 26.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.4%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.0%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Valparaiso in 2010:

  • 1,708 people in college/university student housing
  • 546 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 508 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 70 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 34 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 32 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 16 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in Valparaiso in 2000:

  • 1,710 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 498 people in nursing homes
  • 180 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 178 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 65 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 31 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 30 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally ill

Valparaiso, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Valparaiso compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with most branches in Valparaiso (2011 data):

  • Centier Bank: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/02/16: Bank assets: $2,123.9 mil, Deposits: $1,840.9 mil, headquarters in Whiting, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 47 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancshares, Inc.
  • 1st Source Bank: Frostop Branch, Costas Foods Branch, Valpariaso West Branch, Valparaiso East Branch, Valparaiso Downtown Branch, Calumet North Branch. Info updated 2008/06/16: Bank assets: $4,361.6 mil, Deposits: $3,520.6 mil, headquarters in South Bend, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: 1st Source Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Calumet Branch, Heritage Valley Branch, Strongbow Centre Branch, Lincolnway Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Valparaiso South Branch at 750 Washington Street, branch established on 2001/12/28; Valparaiso Branch at 3500 Calumet Avenue, branch established on 1992/07/01. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • Horizon Bank, National Association: Horizon Bank Valparaiso-Lincolnway B at 902 Lincolnway, branch established on 2008/01/14; Valparaiso Branch at 4208 North Calumet, branch established on 1995/07/10. Info updated 2010/06/29: Bank assets: $1,546.9 mil, Deposits: $1,018.1 mil, headquarters in Michigan City, IN, positive income, 27 total offices, Holding Company: Horizon Bancorp
  • Fifth Third Bank: Vale Park Branch at 808 Vale Park Road, branch established on 1934/03/01; Valparaiso Washington St Branch at 56 South Washington Street, branch established on 1934/03/01. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Citizens Financial Bank: Valparaiso Branch at 855 Thornapple Way, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,149.8 mil, Deposits: $986.7 mil, headquarters in Munster, IN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices
  • Peoples Bank SB: Valpo - Calumet Avenue Branch at 2905 Calumet Avenue, branch established on 2009/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $652.4 mil, Deposits: $528.1 mil, headquarters in Munster, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Northwest Indiana Bancorp
  • Woodforest National Bank: Valparaiso Walmart Branch at 2400 Morthland Drive, branch established on 2008/01/12. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Valparaiso, Indiana:

  • Courtyard By Marriott, 2301 E Morthland, Valparaiso, IN 46383 , Phone: (219) 465-1700, Fax: (219) 477-2430
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites In Valparaiso, 2101 Morthland Dr, Valparaiso, IN 46383 , Phone: (219) 465-6225, Fax: (219) 464-9590
  • Super 8, 3005 John Howell Dr, Valparaiso, IN 46383 , Phone: (219) 464-9840, Fax: (219) 462-7301
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 1451 Silhavy Rd, Valparaiso, IN 46383 , Phone: (219) 531-6424, Fax: (219) 531-6423
  • Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, 2020 Laporte Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383 , Phone: (219) 476-0000, Fax: (219) 476-9293
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 1251 S Silhavy Rd, Valparaiso, IN 46385 , Phone: (219) 464-9395, Fax: (219) 464-9365
  • Inn At Aberdeen, Ltd, 3158 South State Rd 2, Valparaiso, IN 46385 , Phone: (219) 465-3753, Fax: (219) 465-9227
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Valparaiso, Indiana

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Indiana average:

11.1

Valparaiso travel time to work - commute Valparaiso mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (17%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Valparaiso:

(Valparaiso, Indiana Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Valparaiso city (based on Porter County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic29,5838
Evangelical Protestant23,85791
Mainline Protestant10,64026
Other1,1367
Orthodox8602
None98,267-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Porter County:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Porter County:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
Porter County:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 105
Here:

6.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.0%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Porter County:

28.6%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.6%
State:

14.3%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$24,771$49,5424$197
Other Government Administration 11$42,782$46,6711$661
Police Protection - Officers 47$219,874$56,1380$0
Police - Other 6$19,449$38,8986$6,236
Firefighters 66$301,008$54,7290$0
Fire - Other 1$3,411$40,9321$1,221
Streets and Highways 26$77,469$35,7550$0
Solid Waste Management 26$77,469$35,7550$0
Sewerage 32$129,869$48,7011$2,185
Parks and Recreation 21$98,137$56,0782$1,387
Natural Resources 1$5,117$61,4040$0
Water Supply 33$149,145$54,2350$0
Transit 1$1,023$12,2760$0
Totals for Government 277$1,149,524$49,79915$11,887

Valparaiso government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $566,000 ($17.54)
    Police Protection: $108,000 ($3.35)
    Sewerage: $64,000 ($1.98)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $10,826,000 ($335.58)
    Sewerage: $4,639,000 ($143.80)
    General - Other: $3,912,000 ($121.26)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,043,000 ($94.32)
    Police Protection: $2,532,000 ($78.48)
    Fire Protection: $2,181,000 ($67.60)
    Regular Highways: $1,640,000 ($50.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,433,000 ($44.42)
    Central Staff Services: $337,000 ($10.45)
    Financial Administration: $113,000 ($3.50)
    General Public Buildings: $67,000 ($2.08)
    Parking Facilities: $51,000 ($1.58)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $42,000 ($1.30)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $359,000 ($11.13)
    Benefit Payments: $37,000 ($1.15)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $391,000 ($12.12)
    General - Other: $166,000 ($5.15)
    Police Protection: $78,000 ($2.42)
    Fire Protection: $29,000 ($0.90)
    General Public Building: $14,000 ($0.43)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $13,959,000 ($432.69)

Valparaiso government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,299,000 ($195.25)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,245,000 ($38.59)
    All Other: $754,000 ($23.37)
    Parking Facilities: $11,000 ($0.34)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $22,000 ($0.68)
    From Other Government: $8,000 ($0.25)
    From Local Government: $2,000 ($0.06)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $473,000 ($14.66)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,004,000 ($31.12)
    Interest Earnings: $984,000 ($30.50)
    Rents: $244,000 ($7.56)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,981,000 ($154.40)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,631,000 ($50.56)
    Highways: $722,000 ($22.38)
    All Other: $656,000 ($20.33)
    Health & Hospitals: $66,000 ($2.05)
  • Tax - Property: $9,450,000 ($292.92)
    NEC: $326,000 ($10.11)
    Public Utilities: $260,000 ($8.06)

Valparaiso government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $23,362,000 ($724.16)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

5.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,321 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
Indiana average:

5.59%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($111 average AGI)
Porter County:

0.02%
Indiana average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lake County, IN  2.40% ($37,666 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.48% ($57,296)
from LaPorte County, IN  0.46% ($36,569)


5.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,750 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Indiana average:

5.83%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($253 average AGI)
Porter County:

0.03%
Indiana average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lake County, IN  1.60% ($33,771 average AGI)
to LaPorte County, IN  0.57% ($37,156)
to Cook County, IL  0.40% ($44,678)

Strongest AM radio stations in Valparaiso:

  • WAKE (1500 AM; daytime; 1 kW; VALPARAISO, IN)
  • WNDZ (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PORTAGE, IN; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WIMS (1420 AM; 5 kW; MICHIGAN CITY, IN; Owner: ST. GEORGE BROADCASTING, LLC, ROBERT J. MACCINI, RECEIVER)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Valparaiso:

  • WLJE (105.5 FM; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: PORTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVLP-LP (98.3 FM; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: NEIGHBORS, CORP.)
  • WITW-LP (93.5 FM; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: THE BOOK OF LIFE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • W216AC (91.1 FM; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: VON TOBEL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WVUR-FM (95.1 FM; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: THE LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY ASSOC., INC)
  • WHLP (89.9 FM; HANNA, IN; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Valparaiso:

  • W24AW (Channel 24; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W54BK (Channel 54; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W04CQ (Channel 4; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: AQUA-LAND COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • WBND-LP (Channel 57; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WBND-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMWB-LP (Channel 25; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WMWB-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNDU-TV (Channel 16; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA TELECASTING CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Valparaiso fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • 56,986Total average daily traffic
  • 5,698Total average daily truck traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Valparaiso)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 236 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Valparaiso, IN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 279 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Valparaiso)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Valparaiso)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 114 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED126$145,995126$154,227629$150,25027$65,2348$1,036,99941$105,0461$15,450
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$151,60017$117,05946$145,7432$29,4050$07$93,0710$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$121,06317$141,918147$151,49017$36,9460$07$125,1601$43,970
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$112,3358$127,33985$151,8712$147,4051$162,6903$115,5830$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$290,6601$266,23033$155,7670$00$01$90,8200$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0506.01 , 0506.02, 0507.01, 0507.02, 0508.00, 0509.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED22$177,75428$190,2112$104,630
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$174,42212$167,0291$118,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$114,2758$161,8380$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$213,7200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0506.01 , 0506.02, 0507.01, 0507.02, 0508.00, 0509.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 136
  • Hazardous Condition: 115
  • Service Call: 66
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Valparaiso

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Valparaiso, IN
Most common first names in Valparaiso, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John36774.5 years
Mary33080.4 years
William26174.2 years
Robert25670.7 years
James21070.0 years
Helen20081.2 years
Charles19373.2 years
Margaret17580.2 years
George16276.1 years
Joseph16276.1 years
Most common last names in Valparaiso, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson10177.3 years
Brown8776.1 years
Smith8574.1 years
Miller8374.9 years
Jones6372.6 years
Anderson5178.0 years
Williams4273.8 years
Wilson3973.3 years
Davis3672.4 years
Phillips3380.1 years
Businesses in Valparaiso, IN
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Little Caesars Pizza1
ALDI1Long John Silver's1
AT&T1Marriott1
Ace Hardware1Marshalls1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets6
Applebee's1Maurices1
Arby's1Mazda1
AutoZone1McDonald's4
Barnes & Noble1Menards1
Baskin-Robbins2New Balance1
Bath & Body Works1Nike6
Bed Bath & Beyond1Panera Bread1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King3Payless1
CVS2Penske1
Catherines1Pier 1 Imports1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Cold Stone Creamery1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Cricket Wireless1Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen3Red Robin1
Decora Cabinetry2Rue211
Domino's Pizza1SAS Shoes1
DressBarn1Sears1
Dressbarn1Sephora1
Dunkin Donuts2Shoe Carnival1
Famous Footwear1Sprint Nextel2
Fashion Bug1Staples1
FedEx7Starbucks1
Ford1Steak 'n Shake1
GNC1Subway9
GameStop1Super 81
H&R Block3T-Mobile3
Hilton1T.G.I. Driday's1
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell2
Home Depot1Target1
JCPenney1U-Haul4
Jimmy John's2U.S. Cellular1
Jones New York3UPS19
Justice1Vans1
KFC2Verizon Wireless1
Kincaid1Walgreens2
Kmart1Walmart1
Kohl's1Wendy's2
La-Z-Boy2White Castle1
Lane Bryant1YMCA1
Lane Furniture1

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  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life, physical, and social science technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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