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Valparaiso, Nebraska
—  Village  —
Location of Valparaiso, Nebraska
Coordinates: 41°4′48″N 96°49′51″W / 41.08°N 96.83083°W / 41.08; -96.83083Coordinates: 41°4′48″N 96°49′51″W / 41.08°N 96.83083°W / 41.08; -96.83083
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Saunders
 - Total 0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
 - Land 0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,312 ft (400 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 563
 - Density 1,028.5/sq mi (397.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68065
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-50125[1]
GNIS feature ID 0834348[2]

Valparaiso is a village in Saunders County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 563 at the 2000 census.


Valparaiso is located at 41°04′48″N 96°49′51″W / 41.079961°N 96.830881°W / 41.079961; -96.830881 (41.079961, -96.830881).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.4 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 563 people, 232 households, and 150 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,028.5 people per square mile (395.2/km2). There were 245 housing units at an average density of 447.6/sq mi (172.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.58% White, 0.18% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.89% from other races, and 0.18% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.07% of the population.

There were 232 households out of which 32.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.2% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.3% were non-families. 32.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the village the population was spread out with 28.2% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 94.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.2 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $39,444, and the median income for a family was $47,981. Males had a median income of $32,143 versus $24,712 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,024. About 2.7% of families and 4.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.8% of those under age 18 and 8.4% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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