Valentine, Nebraska

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Population in 2014: 2,785 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.2%
 
Males: 1,427  (51.3%)
Females: 1,358  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  40.7 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip codes: 69201.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $47,889 (it was $27,359 in 2000)
Valentine:

$47,889
NE:

$56,927

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,924 (it was $16,101 in 2000)

Valentine city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $119,192 (it was $63,300 in 2000)
Valentine:

$119,192
NE:

$148,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $109,483; Detached houses: $109,939

Median gross rent in 2016: $569.

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  • Races in Valentine, NE (2016)

    Valentine races chart
    • 2,35083.1%White alone
    • 2077.3%American Indian alone
    • 1645.8%Two or more races
    • 812.9%Hispanic
    • 220.8%Asian alone
    • 80.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.04%Black alone

Races in Valentine detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Valentine: 77.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (31.9%), American (5.7%), English (4.4%), Irish (2.5%), Italian (2.3%), Norwegian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2580 feet

Land area: 2.01 square miles.

Population density: 1,384 people per square mile   (low).

Valentine,NE real estate house value index trend

Valentine, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Valentine:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Valentine city:

  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

108 residents are foreign born (2.7% Latin America).

This city:

3.8%
Nebraska:

6.7%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Valentine, Nebraska as of January 23, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Valentine to the number of sex offenders is 471 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,831 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,791 (1.7%)

Valentine satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapid City, SD (158.1 miles , pop. 59,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (245.4 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (661.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Crookston, NE (3.3 miles) , Kilgore, NE (4.6 miles) , Wood Lake, NE (4.8 miles) , St. Francis, SD (5.1 miles ), Nenzel, NE (5.3 miles) , Two Strike, SD (5.4 miles) , Spring Creek, SD (5.4 miles) , White Horse, SD (5.4 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 29 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $77,700
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $101,800
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $72,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $88,200
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $88,200
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $88,200
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $354,200
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $186,700
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $174,200
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $293,300
  • 2014: 12 buildings, average cost: $68,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.87 N, Longitude: 100.55 W

Area code: 402

Valentine household income distribution Valentine home values distribution

Crime rates in Valentine by Year
Type 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 0001000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.039.50.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0012121113
per 100,000 0.00.038.979.136.272.036.135.735.8105.0
Robberies 0100000001
per 100,000 0.038.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.035.0
Assaults 685921176714
per 100,000 222.7305.5194.7355.772.4395.8252.9214.1250.3490.0
Burglaries 151048425227
per 100,000 556.8381.8155.8316.2144.972.0180.671.471.5245.0
Theft 54502733221717202527
per 100,000 2,004.51,909.11,051.41,304.3796.8611.7614.2713.8893.8945.0
Auto thefts 11365863166
per 100,000 408.3114.5233.6197.6289.8215.9108.435.7214.5210.0
Arson 0000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.036.20.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 261.6) 196.4184.8141.7303.6108.7183.5125.4107.8136.6264.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Valentine detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Nebraska average:

1.62

Valentine tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

1.8%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -45 (-1.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (27%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (24%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Valentine: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Valentine, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Valentine-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Nebraska state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/1965, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 42.9 miles away from the Valentine city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/15/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.1 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Valentine-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 46% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 518.1 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 257.4 miles away from Valentine center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 108.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/25/2003 at 07:32:33, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.6 miles away from Valentine center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 285.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cherry County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Valentine topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Valentine:

  • CHERRY COUNTY HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, P O BOX 410, 510 NORTH GREEN ST)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - VALENTINE (P O BOX 180, 601 WEST 4TH STREET)

airports located in Valentine:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Valentine:

  • Chadron State College (about 125 miles; Chadron, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,374)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 158 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 168 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Northeast Community College (about 171 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Central Community College (about 178 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • University of South Dakota (about 185 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Wayne State College (about 186 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)

Public high school in Valentine:

Public elementary/middle schools in Valentine:

Private elementary/middle school in Valentine:

  • ZION LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 25, Location: 224 N GOVERNMENT ST, Grades: KG-8)
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Library in Valentine:

  • VALENTINE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $186,730; Location: 324 NORTH MAIN STREET; 26,626 books; 820 audio materials; 328 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 20 state licensed databases; 62 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Valentine: Valentine Motel and RV Park (A), Valentine Public Library (B), Valentine Volunteer Fire Department (C), Valentine Police Department (D), Cherry County Sheriffs Office (E), Cherry County Court House (F), Valentine Visitors Center (G), Cherry County Historical Society Museum (H), Sandhills Museum (I), Centennial Hall (J), Mid - Cherry Rural Fire District (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Valentine include: First Baptist Church (A), Zion Lutheran Church Wisconsin Synod (B), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (C), United Methodist Church (D), Presbyterian Church (E), Our Savior Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (F), Grace Lutheran Church (G), Berean Fundamental Church (H), Assembly of God Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Minnechaduza Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Valentine include: Ecological Park (1), Colburn Park (2), Valentine Trailhead Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: United States Government - Niobrara NSR Valentine Ranger Station- Valentine- Interior (Recreation Areas; 146 South Hall Street), Chamber of Commerce - Office (239 South Main Street), Rocky Ford Outfitters Inc (Tours & Charters; Po Box 3).

Hotels: Valentine Motel (East Hwys 20 & 83), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (803 E. Highway 20), Raine Motel (Po Box 231), Fountain Inn Motel (237 South Cherry Street), Trade Winds Lodge (East Highway 20), Super 8 Valentine NE (223 East Highway 20), Comfort Inn Valentine (101 Main Street), Dunes Motel (340 East Highway 20), Motel Raine (West Highway 20).

Courts: Cherry County - Valentine- District Court Judge (365 North Main Street), Cherry County - Valentine- Clerk of District Court (365 North Main Street).

Cherry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 9.0%
(6.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 98.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.1% for American Indian residents, 11.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.1%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
51 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Valentine in 2000:

  • 66 people in nursing homes
  • 7 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Valentine, Nebraska environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Valentine (2011 data):

  • Security First Bank: Valentine Branch at 253 North Main, branch established on 1902/01/01. Info updated 2010/02/19: Bank assets: $829.2 mil, Deposits: $644.3 mil, headquarters in Lincoln, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Stockmens Limited Partnership
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Valentine Branch at 105 North Main Street, branch established on 1998/03/03. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Sandhills State Bank: Valentine Branch at 132 N Main Street, branch established on 2010/09/13. Info updated 2010/06/14: Bank assets: $98.1 mil, Deposits: $83.6 mil, headquarters in Bassett, NE, negative income in the last year, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Sandhills Financial Services, Llc
  • Union Bank and Trust Company: Valentine Branch at 230 South Hall And U.S. 20, branch established on 1900/01/01. Info updated 2006/06/06: Bank assets: $2,481.6 mil, Deposits: $2,115.9 mil, headquarters in Lincoln, NE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 37 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers & Merchants Investment, Inc.
  • Bank of the West: Valentine Branch at 402 North Main Street, branch established on 1938/10/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Nebraska average:

11.3

Valentine travel time to work - commute Valentine mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Valentine city (based on Cherry County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,01411
Catholic8002
Mainline Protestant7615
Other1291
None3,009-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Cherry County:

5.27 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Cherry County:

10.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

10.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Cherry County:

29.1%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.0%
State:

12.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.1%
Nebraska:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Valentine:

45.9%
State:

43.2%

Average BMI:
Valentine:

28.7
Nebraska:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Valentine:

22.5%
Nebraska:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.4%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Nebraska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Valentine:

30.2%
Nebraska:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

57.0%
Nebraska:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.0%
State:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Valentine, NE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$6,735$26,9402$2,011
Other Government Administration 2$9,184$55,1045$1,050
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,747
Police Protection - Officers 5$18,536$44,4860$0
Police - Other 1$1,990$23,8800$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$200
Streets and Highways 3$10,866$43,4640$0
Airports 0$0 1$306
Solid Waste Management 1$2,998$35,9760$0
Sewerage 2$7,049$42,2940$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$100
Water Supply 3$10,045$40,1800$0
Electric Power 3$12,569$50,2760$0
Local Libraries 3$7,778$31,1122$1,371
Totals for Government 26$87,750$40,50014$6,785

Valentine government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $1,237,000 ($444.17)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,106,000 ($756.19)
    Regular Highways: $1,123,000 ($403.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $326,000 ($117.06)
    Parks & Recreation: $278,000 ($99.82)
    Water Utilities: $225,000 ($80.79)
    Central Staff Services: $193,000 ($69.30)
    Police Protection: $188,000 ($67.50)
    Financial Administration: $148,000 ($53.14)
    Sewerage: $146,000 ($52.42)
    Air Transportation: $131,000 ($47.04)
    Fire Protection: $125,000 ($44.88)
    General - Other: $118,000 ($42.37)
    Welfare - Other: $32,000 ($11.49)
    General Public Buildings: $30,000 ($10.77)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($5.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $28,000 ($10.05)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $322,000 ($115.62)
    Regular Highways: $67,000 ($24.06)
    Police Protection: $43,000 ($15.44)
    Water Utilities: $43,000 ($15.44)
    Air Transportation: $35,000 ($12.57)
    Sewerage: $35,000 ($12.57)
    Welfare - Other: $31,000 ($11.13)
    Fire Protection: $29,000 ($10.41)
    Central Staff: $6,000 ($2.15)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($1.80)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($1.44)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($0.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.36)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,949,000 ($1058.89)

Valentine government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $166,000 ($59.61)
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $365,000 ($131.06)
    Sewerage: $315,000 ($113.11)
    All Other: $84,000 ($30.16)
    Parks & Recreation: $61,000 ($21.90)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $175,000 ($62.84)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,000 ($1.08)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,310,000 ($829.44)
    Interest Earnings: $75,000 ($26.93)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,110,000 ($757.63)
    Water Utilities: $225,000 ($80.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $231,000 ($82.94)
    General Support: $75,000 ($26.93)
    All Other: $68,000 ($24.42)
  • Tax - NEC: $1,095,000 ($393.18)
    Property: $386,000 ($138.60)

Valentine government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Electric Utilities: $260,000 ($93.36)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($1.44)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $431,000 ($154.76)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $421,000 ($151.17)
    Electric Utilities: $130,000 ($46.68)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($0.72)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Electric Utilities: $130,000 ($46.68)
    Other, NEC: $10,000 ($3.59)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($0.72)

Valentine government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,732,000 ($1340.04)

7.06% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,748 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.06%
Nebraska average:

6.38%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lancaster County, NE  0.50% ($32,909 average AGI)
from Todd County, SD  0.50% ($28,909)


7.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,075 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.31%
Nebraska average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lancaster County, NE  0.45% ($21,000 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Valentine:

  • KVSH (940 AM; 5 kW; VALENTINE, NE; Owner: HEART CITY RADIO COMPANY)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KWYR (1260 AM; 5 kW; WINNER, SD; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO CORP.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Valentine:

  • K258AI (99.5 FM; VALENTINE, NE; Owner: DUANE WITTE)
  • K207CG (89.3 FM; VALENTINE, NE; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KINI (96.1 FM; CROOKSTON, NE; Owner: THE ROSEBUD EDUCATIONAL SOCIETY)

TV broadcast stations around Valentine:

  • K82BP (Channel 82; VALENTINE, NE; Owner: BEAVER-VALENTINE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K09IS (Channel 9; VALENTINE, NE; Owner: CITY OF VALENTINE)
  • K69AL (Channel 69; VALENTINE, NE; Owner: CITY OF VALENTINE)
Valentine fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Valentine fatal accident list:

Oct 25, 2003 04:32 AM, Us-20, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Mar 17, 1995 10:48 PM, 83, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 7, 1987 09:45 PM, 20, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Apr 22, 1976 02:07 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 19, 1976 09:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 22, 1975 02:07 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 19, 1975 09:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Valentine and their reported violations in the past:

WATERS EDGE RECREATION, LLC (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-20-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2005)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 64
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Valentine

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Valentine, NE
Most common first names in Valentine, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William5076.9 years
John4374.1 years
Mary3882.3 years
George3179.6 years
Robert2870.6 years
Helen2682.8 years
Charles2382.4 years
James1973.1 years
Walter1980.4 years
Thomas1774.8 years
Most common last names in Valentine, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Shelbourn1379.6 years
Peterson1377.1 years
Miller1282.1 years
Hanna1171.5 years
Ohlmann1175.0 years
Foster1080.3 years
Lamoureaux1073.7 years
Swanson978.2 years
Davis971.1 years
Turner977.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (70%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Utility gas (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
Businesses in Valentine, NE
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Alco Stores1RadioShack1
Curves1Super 81
FedEx1True Value1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
Lane Furniture1

Valentine compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Valentine on our top lists:

  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Thailand (population 500+)"
There are 26 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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