Valparaiso, Nebraska

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Valparaiso, Nebraska

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High Points

Valparaiso strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Nebraska):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 8% Valparaiso Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 10% Valparaiso Well-Paid Single Women
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Valparaiso Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 12% Valparaiso People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 16% Valparaiso Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Valparaiso, Nebraska

Comparing Valparaiso to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Nebraska (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 8 10
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Age of the Population 5 4
Senior Citizens 5 3
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 5
Racial Diversity 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 6
Average Household Size 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 10
People in Middle Class or Better 8 9
Median Family Income 8 9
College Educated Adults 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 4 1
Working at Home 3 1
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 7 5
Housing Recently Built 5 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
Affordability of Rents 3 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Valparaiso Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles NW of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 48 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska
County Saunders
Standard Zip Codes 68065
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.081
Longitude -96.831

Valparaiso Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station WAHOO
Distance 13.9 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 34 inches
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 29.7 inches
Distance 25.3 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 32 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 37 to 66 F
Annual Precip 27.4 inches
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Valparaiso Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 563 100%
Male 274 48.7%
Female 289 51.3%
Under 18 159 28.2%
18+ 404 71.8%
65+ 81 14.4%
Median Age 37.6
Average Family Size 3.11
White 555 98.6%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 5 0.9%
Mixed Race 1 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 1.1%

Estimated Valparaiso Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 598
Growth 35
Growth % 6.2%

Valparaiso Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Czech 34.1%
German 28%
Irish 8.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.2%
Swedish 4.6%
US/American 3.9%
English 3%
Czechoslovakian 3%
Italian 2.2%
Norwegian 1.5%
Danish 1.5%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Polish 1.3%
Greek 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Valparaiso 563 $47,981
Ceresco 920 $51,053
Davey 153 $52,083
Dwight 259 $38,125
Malcolm 413 $58,125
Raymond 186 $57,188
Weston 310 $44,583

Valparaiso Public Libraries

Valparaiso Public Library
300 WEST 2ND
Valparaiso, Nebraska
(402) 784-6141

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