Valparaiso Porter County, Indiana

Valparaiso: Town in Porter County, Indiana, United States

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Valparaiso is a town located in the county of Porter in the U.S. state of Indiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 31,730 and a population density of 752 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 33,897 inhabitants.

The town was created 185 years ago in 1836.


Valparaiso is located at 41°28'23"N 87°3'40"W (41.4730900, -87.0611400).

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Valparaiso forecast: Sunny, with a high near 82. East wind around 5 mph. more

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Valparaiso Quick Facts

Population : 33,897 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
County : Porter County
Postal code : 46383–46385
Phone Area Codes : 219
Area : 42.17 km2
Named for : Valparaíso
Altitude : 794 feet / 242 meters
Capital city : Valparaiso is capital of Porter County
Establishment : July 07, 1836 (185 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 16:42:19 (4th August 2021)
Density : 804 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 6.39% (2010-2019)
Weather : 82℉ Sunny 7-days weather


The population of Valparaiso increased by 6.39% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 31,730 - census
2011 31,966 0.74% estimation process
2012 32,014 0.15% estimation process
2013 32,192 0.55% estimation process
2014 32,344 0.47% estimation process
2015 32,503 0.49% estimation process
2016 32,962 1.39% estimation process
2017 33,409 1.34% estimation process
2018 33,719 0.92% estimation process
2019 33,897 0.53% estimation process

Valparaiso zip code is 46383. County name: Porter, County fips: 18127

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People born in Valparaiso (36)

People born in Valparaiso, including racecar driver Jim Rathmann, actress Carly Schroeder, astronaut Henry C. Gordon, you can see a list of people who born in Valparaiso.


College & universities near Valparaiso

Code Name City ZIP
150251 College of Court Reporting Inc Valparaiso (IN) 46385

Stations (22)

Amtrak & bus stations near Valparaiso

Code Name Address Type
GRY Gary, IN 100 West 4th Avenue BUS
MCI Michigan City 100 Washington St. RAIL
DYE Dyer station 913 Sheffield Avenue RAIL
NBM New Buffalo, Michigan 517 South Whittaker Street RAIL
NBU New Buffalo 226 North Whittaker Street RAIL

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Porter County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Porter County , IN.

City Name Population Title
Portage 93,011 City in Porter County, Indiana, United States
Chesterton 13,433 Town in the U.
Lakes of the Four Seasons 7,033 City in Indiana, United States of America
South Haven 5,282 Town in Michigan, USA
Porter 4,834 Settlement in Indiana, USA
Hebron 3,670 City in Porter County, Indiana, United States of America
Kouts 1,958 Town in Indiana, United States
Aberdeen 1,875
Burns Harbor 1,828 Town in Indiana, United States
Ogden Dunes 1,088 Town in Porter County, Indiana, United States
Town of Pines 691 Town of the United States
Beverly Shores 599 Town in Indiana
Dune Acres 182 City in Porter County, Indiana, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Valparaiso distances to largest Indiana cities

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