Valley City, North Dakota

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Population in 2017: 6,447 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.6%
 
Males: 3,083  (47.8%)
Females: 3,364  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

42.5 years
North Dakota median age:

35.4 years

Zip codes: 58072.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,130 (it was $28,050 in 2000)
Valley City:

$50,130
ND:

$61,843

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,144 (it was $16,257 in 2000)

Valley City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $164,483 (it was $57,700 in 2000)
Valley City:

$164,483
ND:

$194,700

Median gross rent in 2017: $701.

March 2019 cost of living index in Valley City: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.1%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.4% for Black residents, 50.5% for American Indian residents, 20.0% for other race residents, 44.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Valley City, ND (2017)
    • 6,12590.2%White alone
    • 1382.0%Black alone
    • 1271.9%American Indian alone
    • 1201.8%Two or more races
    • 1251.8%Hispanic
    • 490.7%Asian alone
    • 450.7%Other race alone

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



According to our research of North Dakota and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Valley City, North Dakota as of October 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Valley City is 568 to 1.


Crime rates in Valley City by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.5)
1
(15.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(15.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.8)
5
(80.1)
1
(16.2)
1
(15.4)
2
(29.9)
1
(14.9)
1
(15.2)
6
(89.3)
2
(29.9)
1
(15.0)
1
(15.2)
3
(46.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.2)
2
(29.8)
2
(29.9)
1
(15.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(30.9)
4
(62.2)
7
(110.7)
1
(16.0)
3
(48.6)
3
(46.3)
0
(0.0)
9
(133.7)
12
(182.4)
11
(163.7)
15
(224.1)
11
(164.7)
10
(152.5)
12
(186.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(61.8)
10
(155.5)
19
(300.4)
24
(384.5)
14
(226.8)
20
(308.8)
14
(209.1)
26
(386.3)
42
(638.3)
24
(357.1)
29
(433.4)
32
(479.0)
18
(274.5)
27
(420.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
66
(1,020)
73
(1,135)
65
(1,028)
54
(865.1)
38
(615.7)
54
(833.7)
45
(672.0)
98
(1,456)
113
(1,717)
96
(1,429)
127
(1,898)
136
(2,036)
122
(1,860)
112
(1,744)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(123.7)
5
(77.7)
5
(79.1)
5
(80.1)
4
(64.8)
6
(92.6)
5
(74.7)
3
(44.6)
9
(136.8)
9
(133.9)
4
(59.8)
19
(284.4)
11
(167.7)
7
(109.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(15.5)
2
(31.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.9)
1
(15.2)
4
(59.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(44.9)
1
(15.2)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)73.6110.7134.9140.068.484.071.4127.5177.5206.0188.7187.1149.7187.3

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City-data.com crime index in Valley City, ND

Crime rate in Valley City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 15 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
North Dakota average:

2.25
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Ancestries: German (40.9%), Norwegian (30.0%), American (4.6%), Irish (3.1%), Danish (2.1%), Dutch (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1222 feet

Land area: 3.31 square miles.

Population density: 1,948 people per square mile   (low).

Valley City, North Dakota map

63 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
North Dakota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,414 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,409 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (56.7 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (265.1 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (619.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Oriska, ND (3.2 miles),
Sanborn, ND (3.2 miles),
Rogers, ND (3.7 miles),
Fingal, ND (3.9 miles),
Tower City, ND (4.0 miles ),
Kathryn, ND (4.1 miles),
Leal, ND (4.4 miles),
Nome, ND (4.4 miles)

Latitude: 46.92 N, Longitude: 98.01 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +468 (+6.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,884 (80.3%)

Area code: 701

Distribution of median household income in Valley City, ND in 2017
Distribution of house value in Valley City, ND in 2017
Valley City satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 26 buildings, average cost: $94,300
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $122,300
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $67,500
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $223,700
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $204,200
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $237,300
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $245,300
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $244,300
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $362,500
  • 2014: 17 buildings, average cost: $307,300
  • 2015: 10 buildings, average cost: $269,000
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $275,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $321,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Valley City, ND residents
Average permit cost in Valley City, ND
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
North Dakota:

3.0%
Historical population in Valley City, ND
Historical housing units in Valley City, ND
Most common industries in Valley City, ND (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Social assistance (6.5%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.7%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
  • Health care (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.0%)
  • Educational services (14.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.6%)
  • Social assistance (10.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Public administration (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Valley City, ND (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (2.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Registered nurses (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.9%)

Average climate in Valley City, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Valley City, North Dakota environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Valley City-area historical tornado activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 0% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.0 miles away from the Valley City city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/18/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.3 miles away from the city center caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Valley City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 77% 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 631.2 miles away from Valley City center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 127.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 199.4 miles away from Valley City center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 119.1 miles away from Valley City center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 217.7 miles away from Valley City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Barnes County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 21, Storms: 11, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Valley City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Valley City:

  • MERCY HOSPITAL OF VALLEY CITY (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 570 CHAUTAUQUA BLVD)
  • OPEN DOOR CENTER #2 (220 5TH AVE SW)
  • OPEN DOOR CENTER #4 (491 2ND AVE NE)
  • OPEN DOOR CENTER #5 (664 10TH AVE SE)
  • OPEN DOOR CTR-CHILDRENS PROG #1 (240 4TH AVE SE)
  • CITY COUNTY HEALTH DISTRICT (230 4TH ST NW RM 102)
  • MERCY HOME CARE SERVICES (367 2ND STREET NW)
  • SHEYENNE CARE CENTER (979 CENTRAL AVE N)

Airports located in Valley City:

College/University in Valley City:

  • Valley City State University (Full-time enrollment: 1,051; Location: 101 College St SW; Public; Website: www.vcsu.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Valley City:

  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 57 miles; Fargo, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,680)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 59 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 59 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 81 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • University of North Dakota (about 82 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 101 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • Northern State University (about 105 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)

Public high school in Valley City:

Public elementary/middle schools in Valley City:

Private elementary/middle school in Valley City:

  • ST CATHERINE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 58, Location: 540 3RD AVE NE, Grades: KG-6)
See full list of schools located in Valley City

Library in Valley City:

  • VALLEY CITY BARNES COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $135,747; Location: 410 NORTH CENTRAL AVENUE; 62,213 books; 2,242 audio materials; 1,750 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 7 state licensed databases; 70 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Jefferson School - PK - 3 grade Washington School - 4 - 6 grade

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Valley City: Valley City Fire Station (A), Barnes County Ambulance (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Valley City: Pioneer Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Americinn Lodge & Suites (280 Wintershow Road Southwest), Farm Kitchen (140 3rd Avenue Southeast), Super 8 Valley City ND (822 11th Street Southwest), Super 8 Motel (8th Av And I # 94), Greyhound Bus Lines - Greyhound Location Valley City- Greyhound Location- Valley (140 3rd Avenue Southeast), Wagon Wheel Inn Suites & RV Park (455 Wintershow Road Southwest), Prairie Inn (140 3rd Avenue Southeast).

Courts: Barnes County - Clerk Of Court (230 4th Street Northwest Rm 202), Barnes County - District Judge- Court Reporter (230 4th Street Northwest).

Birthplace of: Earl Pomeroy - Politician, George W. Mason - Automobile industry executive, Jeff Boschee - Basketball player-coach, Ann Sothern - (died 2001), actor.

Barnes County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

VALLEY CITY CITY OF (Population served: 6,585, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-13-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-26-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-13-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-19-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-25-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2007)
CRYSTAL SPRINGS REST AREA (Address: ND STATE HIGHWAY DEPT , Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-20-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-06-2014)
MEDINA REST AREA (Address: ND STATE HIGHWAY DEPT , Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-06-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-27-2012)
WIMBLEDON CITY OF (Population served: 216, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-09-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAY-09-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-27-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-27-2005), St Public Notif received (APR-11-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-20-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-20-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-12-2009)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-19-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LITTLE YELLOWSTONE PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2014 and SEP-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-13-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-13-2014), St Public Notif received (SEP-15-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-23-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-23-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-25-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-06-2010), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-10-2011 to JUN-17-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-06-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-13-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-13-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-12-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-12-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-17-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-13-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-02-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-02-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-07-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2006)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Valley City that have no violations reported:

  • BARNES RURAL WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 3,939, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.0 people
North Dakota:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

52.3%
Whole state:

60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.5%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Valley City in 2010:

  • 262 people in college/university student housing
  • 170 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 32 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 17 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Valley City in 2000:

  • 328 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 178 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 24 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 11 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped

Banks with branches in Valley City (2011 data):

  • Dacotah Bank: -Valley City Branch at 240 Third Street, Northwest, branch established on 1909/05/04. Info updated 2007/08/07: Bank assets: $1,902.6 mil, Deposits: $1,684.0 mil, headquarters in Aberdeen, SD, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Dacotah Banks, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Valley City Branch at 220 4th St Ne, branch established on 1926/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Bank Forward: Valley City Branch at 430 West Main Street, branch established on 1998/10/13. Info updated 2010/08/27: Bank assets: $472.4 mil, Deposits: $374.8 mil, headquarters in Hannaford, ND, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Security State Bank Holding Company
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Valley City Branch at 201 Central Avenue N, branch established on 1929/01/01. 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

For population 15 years and over in Valley City:

Marital status in Valley City, ND
  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 50.9%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

For population 25 years and over in Valley City:

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
North Dakota average:

9.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Valley City
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Valley City, ND (based on Barnes County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,36819
Catholic1,7006
Evangelical Protestant96811
Other32
None4,027-
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: 5
Barnes County:

4.65 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Barnes County:

4.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
This county:

14.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.9%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Barnes County:

27.7%
State:

27.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Barnes County:

12.9%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.2%
North Dakota:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.3%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.9
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.9%
North Dakota:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Valley City:

11.6%
North Dakota:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Valley City:

6.9
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

31.4%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

53.8%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Valley City:

75.5%
North Dakota:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Valley City, ND Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 13$57,629$53,1960$0
Financial Administration 9$36,414$48,5520$0
Electric Power 8$49,133$73,7000$0
Streets and Highways 8$33,482$50,2230$0
Solid Waste Management 6$19,291$38,5820$0
Water Supply 4$17,626$52,8780$0
Sewerage 2$6,630$39,7800$0
Other and Unallocable 2$9,187$55,1220$0
Other Government Administration 1$7,234$86,8085$3,521
Firefighters 1$5,553$66,6360$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$5,131
Totals for Government 54$242,179$53,8187$8,652

Valley City government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $7,852,000 ($1217.93)
    Water Utilities: $2,784,000 ($431.83)
    Regular Highways: $834,000 ($129.36)
    Sewerage: $614,000 ($95.24)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $6,582,000 ($1020.94)
    Water Utilities: $2,204,000 ($341.86)
    Police Protection: $1,166,000 ($180.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $992,000 ($153.87)
    Sewerage: $735,000 ($114.01)
    Regular Highways: $712,000 ($110.44)
    Public Welfare - Other: $710,000 ($110.13)
    General - Other: $691,000 ($107.18)
    Health - Other: $520,000 ($80.66)
    Natural Resources - Other: $471,000 ($73.06)
    Financial Administration: $429,000 ($66.54)
    Local Fire Protection: $357,000 ($55.37)
    Housing and Community Development: $246,000 ($38.16)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $157,000 ($24.35)
    Central Staff Services: $140,000 ($21.72)
    Libraries: $105,000 ($16.29)
    General Public Buildings: $53,000 ($8.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $44,000 ($6.82)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($0.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $356,000 ($55.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,186,000 ($183.96)
    Electric Utilities: $492,000 ($76.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($0.31)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,743,000 ($425.47)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $53,000 ($8.22)

Valley City government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,040,000 ($161.32)
    Sewerage: $610,000 ($94.62)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,192,000 ($184.89)
    General Revenue - Other: $783,000 ($121.45)
    Fines and Forfeits: $108,000 ($16.75)
    Interest Earnings: $30,000 ($4.65)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $7,499,000 ($1163.18)
    Water Utilities: $1,276,000 ($197.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $8,971,000 ($1391.50)
    Other: $1,104,000 ($171.24)
    Highways: $443,000 ($68.71)
  • Tax - Property: $2,144,000 ($332.56)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,548,000 ($240.11)
    Public Utilities Sales: $420,000 ($65.15)
    Other Selective Sales: $153,000 ($23.73)
    Other License: $47,000 ($7.29)

Valley City government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,192,000 ($2356.44)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,732,000 ($1819.76)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,545,000 ($704.98)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,834,000 ($594.70)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,540,000 ($549.09)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,086,000 ($168.45)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $294,000 ($45.60)

Valley City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,446,000 ($1154.96)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,656,000 ($1187.53)

6.22% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,477 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
North Dakota average:

9.36%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cass County, ND  1.89% ($41,581 average AGI)
to Stutsman County, ND  0.77% ($35,457)
Businesses in Valley City, ND
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
AmericInn1Lane Furniture1
Burger King1Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
FedEx1U-Haul2
Ford1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Valley City:

  • KOVC (1490 AM; 1 kW; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: SIOUX VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KVOX (1280 AM; 5 kW; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KQLX (890 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LISBON, ND; Owner: SHEYENNE VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Valley City:

  • KQDJ-FM (101.1 FM; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: SIOUX VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDAY-FM (93.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDAM (104.7 FM; HOPE, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFNW-FM (97.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KKBX (101.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPFX (107.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDSU (91.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KFBN (88.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: FARGO BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KPRJ (91.5 FM; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Valley City:

  • KXJB-TV (Channel 4; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)
  • WDAY-TV (Channel 6; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KFME (Channel 13; FARGO, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVLY-TV (Channel 11; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA TELEVISION LICENSE SUB, L.L.C.)
Valley City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Valley City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 40Number of bridges
  • 423ft / 129mTotal length
  • $735,000Total costs
  • 152,390Total average daily traffic
  • 24,028Total average daily truck traffic
  • 74,675Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic
New bridges in Valley City, ND - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 121950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 92000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Valley City, ND

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 27. The highest number of reported fires - 47 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2011. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Valley City, ND When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (46.8%), and Outside Fires (31.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Valley City, ND
    • 21346.8%Structure Fires
    • 14131.0%Outside Fires
    • 10022.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Valley City, ND

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Valley City, North Dakota:

  • Super Eight Motel, 822 11TH St SW, Valley City, North Dakota 58072 , Phone: (701) 845-1140
  • Americinn Motel & Suites, 280 Wintershow Rd, Valley City, North Dakota 58072 , Phone: (701) 845-5551
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Valley City, North Dakota
Most common first names in Valley City, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8079.3 years
Mary5183.6 years
William4681.0 years
Anna4385.8 years
George3880.6 years
Harold3676.8 years
Albert3481.7 years
Clara3487.6 years
Helen3384.4 years
Alfred3281.9 years
Most common last names in Valley City, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson8179.4 years
Johnson6679.4 years
Olson6079.7 years
Nelson4981.1 years
Larson3683.2 years
Peterson2782.2 years
Hanson2584.6 years
Dahl2078.6 years
Kunze1977.9 years
Miller1878.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Valley City, ND
  • 64.3%Utility gas
  • 31.6%Electricity
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Valley City, ND
  • 43.9%Electricity
  • 37.0%Utility gas
  • 9.3%No fuel used
  • 5.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Other fuel


Valley City compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Valley City on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of robberies per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 (58072) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Norwegian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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