Real Estate Market Update for Valparaiso, IN
Map Information for Valparaiso, IN
Area Information for Valparaiso, IN
  • Population: 32,156
  • Median Age: 33.77 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 14.91 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 4
  • Sales Tax: 7%
  • Population Density: 2,071/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 10.57%
  • Closest Airport: South Bend
  • Closest College: Valparaiso University
  • Closest Jr. College: Ivy Tech Community College-valparaiso
  • Median Household Income: $49,244
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 20.05%
  • Median Years in Residence: 2.97 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $150,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: White Sox
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 4%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Valparaiso, IN
Median Age: 33.77 Married: 30% Number of Households: 12,888 Households with Children: 3,948
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Valparaiso, IN

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Benjamin Franklin Mid School 0.1 mi Public 6-8 4-5 4
      Central Elementary School 0.3 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Porter County Career Center 0.4 mi Public 11-12 0 4
      Memorial Elementary School 0.5 mi Public K-5 4-5 5
      Northview Elementary School 0.6 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Valpos Own Private School 1.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Saint Paul Tiny Tim Child Dev 1.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Parkview Elementary School 1.1 mi Public K-5 4-5 5
      Thomas Jefferson Middle School 1.1 mi Public 6-8 3-5 4
      Thomas Jefferson Elementary School 1.2 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Saint Paul Catholic School 1.2 mi Catholic K-8 4-5 4
      Valparaiso High School 1.3 mi Public 9-12 3-5 3
      Immanuel Lutheran School 1.4 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 4-5 5
      Tall Oaks Christian School 1.4 mi Private 1-3 0 5
      Hayes Leonard Elementary School 1.7 mi Public K-5 3-5 3
      Special Education Division 1.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-12 0 3
      Cooks Corners Elementary School 1.8 mi Public K-5 3-5 4
      Flint Lake Elementary School 2.5 mi Public K-5 4 5
      Victory Christian Academy 2.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 3-5 5
      Washington Twp Middle/high School 3.9 mi Public 6-12 3-5 4
      Washington Twp Elementary School 3.9 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      John Simatovich Elementary School 4.8 mi Public K-5 3-5 3
      Paul Saylor Elementary School 5.7 mi Public K-5 3 3
      Union Township Middle School 5.9 mi Public 6-8 4 5
      Wheeler High School 6.0 mi Public 9-12 3-5 5
      Union Center Elementary School 6.0 mi Public K-5 4 5
      Morgan Township Elementary School 6.1 mi Public K-5 4-5 5
      Morgan Township Middle/high School 6.1 mi Public 6-12 4-5 5
      South Haven Elementary School 6.1 mi Public K-5 3 4
      Shults-lewis School 6.2 mi Private 7-12 0 0
      Emmanuel Baptist Academy 6.3 mi Private K-12 0 0
      South Haven Christian School 6.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 5
      Jackson Elementary School 6.7 mi Public K-4 4-5 5
      Boone Grove High School 7.4 mi Public 9-12 2-5 3
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics © 2014
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