Income/capita 12%
Household income 7%
Unemployment 25%
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Income per capita$26,256$27,598$29,829
Median household income$51,563$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$78,311$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,822$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$23,108$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$20,256$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate3.5%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level14.3%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Valparaiso is 12% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Valparaiso is 7% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Valparaiso is 25% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Valparaiso is 6% lower than the national average

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      Valparaiso employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry17.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%21.2%
      Wholesale & retail services14.1%19.7%
      Public administration14.1%4.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%3.5%
      Education, health & social services8.6%11.3%

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      Lake Lorraine, FL7,233$60,85310.0%
      Niceville, FL14,325$60,4979.4%
      Valparaiso, FL5,084$51,5636.8%

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      Gilbertsville, PA5,084$70,31327.1%
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      Rutherford, PA5,083$59,7448.0%
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      Valparaiso, FL5,084$51,5636.8%
      Source: The Valparaiso, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).