Valley Falls, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 1,138 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.3%
 
Males: 544  (47.8%)
Females: 594  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

50.1 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 66088.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,247 (it was $34,018 in 2000)
Valley Falls:

$47,247
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,972 (it was $15,626 in 2000)

Valley Falls city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $117,133 (it was $63,000 in 2000)
Valley Falls:

$117,133
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $102,921; detached houses: $108,789; mobile homes: $22,124

Median gross rent in 2017: $591.

March 2019 cost of living index in Valley Falls: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.6%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Valley Falls, KS (2010)
    • 1,13094.8%White alone
    • 231.9%Black alone
    • 211.8%Hispanic
    • 121.0%American Indian alone
    • 50.4%Two or more races
    • 10.08%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Valley Falls, Kansas as of February 19, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Valley Falls is 218 to 1.


Crime rates in Valley Falls by year

Type

2007

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(84.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(87.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(84.6)
1
(87.0)
2
(175.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(253.8)
2
(173.9)
5
(437.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(84.6)
9
(782.6)
10
(875.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(84.6)
1
(87.0)
5
(437.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)112.567.8162.0

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City-data.com crime index in Valley Falls, KS

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Kansas average:

2.20
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Ancestries: German (31.4%), American (16.4%), English (15.7%), Irish (2.2%), Dutch (1.7%), Scottish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 950 feet

Land area: 0.75 square miles.

Population density: 1,527 people per square mile   (low).

Valley Falls, Kansas map

12 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,876 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,654 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Topeka, KS (24.3 miles , pop. 122,377).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (51.9 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (443.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Ozawkie, KS (2.8 miles ),
Nortonville, KS (2.9 miles ),
Denison, KS (3.1 miles ),
Winchester, KS (3.2 miles ),
Oskaloosa, KS (3.4 miles ),
Meriden, KS (3.5 miles ),
Effingham, KS (3.6 miles ),
Mayetta, KS (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 39.34 N, Longitude: 95.46 W

Area code: 785

Distribution of median household income in Valley Falls, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Valley Falls, KS in 2017
Valley Falls satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $37,200
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $150,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Valley Falls, KS residents
Average permit cost in Valley Falls, KS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Kansas:

3.7%
Most common industries in Valley Falls, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (13.1%)
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (24.8%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.4%)
  • Truck transportation (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.8%)
  • Educational services (13.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.5%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Valley Falls, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.4%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4.0%)

Average climate in Valley Falls, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Valley Falls, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index
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Tornado activity:

Valley Falls-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 109% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the Valley Falls city center killed 16 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/19/1960, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 92 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Valley Falls-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 412.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 355.2 miles away from Valley Falls center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 89.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 362.5 miles away from Valley Falls center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 10.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 380.8 miles away from Valley Falls center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Valley Falls topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Valley Falls:

  • VALLEY HEALTH CARE CENTER (400 12TH STREET PO BOX 189)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Valley Falls:

  • JEFFERSON COUNTY MEM HOSPITAL LTCU (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WINCHESTER, KS)
  • CHEROKEE LODGE ADULT CARE HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; OSKALOOSA, KS)
  • HICKORY POINTE CARE AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; OSKALOOSA, KS)

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

  • Washburn University (about 25 miles; Topeka, KS; Full-time enrollment: 5,092)
  • University of Kansas (about 30 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)
  • Highland Community College (about 38 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 42 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)
  • Baker University (about 42 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)
  • Grantham University (about 44 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 8,385)
  • Park University (about 44 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)

Public high school in Valley Falls:

Public elementary/middle school in Valley Falls:

See full list of schools located in Valley Falls

Library in Valley Falls:

  • DELAWARE TOWNSHIP LIBRARY (Operating income: $65,256; Location: 421 MARY ST. #A; 13,457 books; 265 audio materials; 1,131 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 19 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Valley Falls: Valley Falls Fairgrounds (A), Valley Falls Police Department (B), Linnwood Place Assisted Living Facility (C), Delaware Township Library (D), Valley Falls City Office (E), Jefferson County Fire Department 11 Valley Falls (F), Valley Falls Historical Society Museum (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Valley Falls include: Valley Falls United Methodist Church (A), First Christian Church (B), Saint Marys Immaculate Conception Church (C), Calvary Baptist Church (D), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Fred Marsh - Baseball player, George M. Stafford - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal.

Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

JEFFERSON CO RWD 3 (Population served: 2,435, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 25 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.3%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.2%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
103 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
58 people in nursing homes in 2000
11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Valley Falls (2011 data):

  • Kendall State Bank: at 406 Broadway Street, branch established on 1892/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $31.5 mil, Deposits: $29.2 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Northeast Kansas Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Valley Falls:

Marital status in Valley Falls, KS
  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 50.2%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

For population 25 years and over in Valley Falls:

  • High school or higher: 89.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Kansas average:

11.1

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Valley Falls, KS (based on Jefferson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,98813
Evangelical Protestant2,77020
Catholic1,8295
Other31
None11,536-
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: 7
Here:

3.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Jefferson County:

7.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

4.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Jefferson County:

8.4%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.9%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

11.9%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

44.6%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Valley Falls:

47.1%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Valley Falls:

27.8
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

49.5%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Valley Falls:

5.7%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Valley Falls:

6.6
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

18.5%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

45.0%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

86.9%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Valley Falls, KS 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
Streets and Highways 3$10,134$40,5360$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$5,558$33,3482$1,007
Other Government Administration 1$4,150$49,8000$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$2,181
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 6$19,842$39,6843$3,188

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $186,000 ($163.44)
    Regular Highways: $184,000 ($161.69)
    Water Utilities: $172,000 ($151.14)
    Sewerage: $91,000 ($79.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $76,000 ($66.78)
    General - Other: $72,000 ($63.27)
    General Public Buildings: $64,000 ($56.24)
    Central Staff Services: $54,000 ($47.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $45,000 ($39.54)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000 ($9.67)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($1.76)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $61,000 ($53.60)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $115,000 ($101.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $88,000 ($77.33)
    Other: $19,000 ($16.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($11.42)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $26,000 ($22.85)
    General Revenue - Other: $21,000 ($18.45)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.88)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $179,000 ($157.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $30,000 ($26.36)
  • Tax - Property: $193,000 ($169.60)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $168,000 ($147.63)
    Public Utilities Sales: $50,000 ($43.94)
    Motor Vehicle License: $30,000 ($26.36)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.88)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $134,000 ($117.75)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $106,000 ($93.15)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,000 ($24.60)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $924,000 ($811.95)

7.25% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,427 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.25%
Kansas average:

6.44%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Shawnee County, KS  1.70% ($48,770 average AGI)
from Douglas County, KS  1.54% ($48,261)
from Leavenworth County, KS  0.79% ($52,842)

Strongest AM radio stations in Valley Falls:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KMAJ (1440 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKLO (1410 AM; 5 kW; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: CHARA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Valley Falls:

  • KLZR (105.9 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WIBW-FM (94.5 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KJTY (88.1 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: JOY PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMAJ-FM (107.7 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTPK (106.9 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: KANSAS CAPITAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNZA (103.9 FM; HIAWATHA, KS; Owner: KNZA, INC.)
  • KKJO-FM (105.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KCHZ (95.7 FM; OTTAWA, KS; Owner: SYNCOM RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KWIC (99.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KDVV (100.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KANU (91.5 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
  • KQTP (102.9 FM; ST. MARYS, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBUZ (90.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KAIR-FM (93.7 FM; HORTON, KS; Owner: KNZA INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Valley Falls:

  • KTWU (Channel 11; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: WASHBURN UNIVERSITY OF TOPEKA)
  • KSNT (Channel 27; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF TOPEKA)
  • KTKA-TV (Channel 49; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS BROADCAST SERVICE, INC.)
  • WIBW-TV (Channel 13; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KTMJ-CA (Channel 43; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MONTGOMERY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K21AP (Channel 55; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Valley Falls fatal accident list:

Nov 29, 2008 09:43 PM, Linn St, 19th St, Lat: 39.333140, Lon: -95.465420, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 25, 1991 11:05 PM, Linn, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 1, 1986 05:37 PM, K4, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 3
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 351ft / 107mTotal length
  • $4,176,000Total costs
  • 8,938Total average daily traffic
  • 781Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,634Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Valley Falls, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 31980-1989
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Valley Falls, KS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Valley Falls)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 39.356778 Lon: -95.508167, Call Sign: WRDA898,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.250 MHz, 468.525 MHz, Grant Date: 03/15/2019, Expiration Date: 03/15/2029, Certifier: David Matthew Turecek, Registrant: Tfmcomm Inc, 125 Sw Jackson, Topeka, KS 66603, Phone: (785) 233-2343, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Valley Falls Tank, Lat: 39.330472 Lon: -95.467167, Type: Tank, Structure height: 37 m, Overall height: 38 m, Call Sign: WQHV739,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/25/2017, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: Philip L Miller, Registrant: Kansas Broadband Internet, Inc., 119 West Iron Ave. Suite 601, Salina, KS 67401, Phone: (785) 825-0199, Fax: (785) 825-1157, Email:
  • Valley Falls, Lat: 39.339694 Lon: -95.463278, Type: Tank, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 16 m, Call Sign: WQKR384,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 08/21/2009, Expiration Date: 08/21/2019, Certifier: Gene Morris, Registrant: Giant Communications Inc, 418 W 5th St, Holton, KS 66436-0231, Phone: (785) 362-9331, Fax: (785) 866-4711, Email:
  • Valley Falls, Lat: 39.339694 Lon: -95.463278, Type: Tank, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 16 m, Call Sign: WQKR384,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 08/21/2009, Expiration Date: 08/21/2019, Certifier: Gene Morris, Registrant: Giant Communications Inc, 418 W 5th St, Holton, KS 66436-0231, Phone: (785) 362-9331, Fax: (785) 866-4711, Email:
  • Valley Falls, Lat: 39.339694 Lon: -95.463278, Type: Tank, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 16 m, Call Sign: WQKR384,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 08/21/2009, Expiration Date: 08/21/2019, Certifier: Gene Morris, Registrant: Giant Communications Inc, 418 W 5th St, Holton, KS 66436-0231, Phone: (785) 362-9331, Fax: (785) 866-4711, Email:
  • Valley Falls, Lat: 39.339694 Lon: -95.463278, Type: Tank, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 16 m, Call Sign: WQKR384,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 08/21/2009, Expiration Date: 08/21/2019, Certifier: Gene Morris, Registrant: Giant Communications Inc, 418 W 5th St, Holton, KS 66436-0231, Phone: (785) 362-9331, Fax: (785) 866-4711, Email:
  • ROCK CREEK, 5645 Maverick Lane (Lat: 39.266000 Lon: -95.522361), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.5 m, Overall height: 77.7 m, Call Sign: WQQJ795,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, Grant Date: 01/09/2013, Expiration Date: 01/09/2023, Cancellation Date: 02/27/2015, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Valley Falls)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 48
  • Hazardous Condition: 11
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1
Fire incident types in Valley Falls, KS

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Most common first names in Valley Falls, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2679.8 years
John2579.6 years
William2076.5 years
Charles1875.5 years
George1580.3 years
Mary1480.3 years
Robert1370.9 years
Harry1078.1 years
Edward975.8 years
Anna982.8 years
Most common last names in Valley Falls, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Reichart1981.2 years
Ferrell1384.8 years
Smith1174.7 years
Brown877.0 years
Hefty874.4 years
Senn880.6 years
Keller784.2 years
Newman781.7 years
Hosler680.8 years
Baker674.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Valley Falls, KS
  • 80.7%Utility gas
  • 16.6%Electricity
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Valley Falls, KS
  • 58.6%Utility gas
  • 41.4%Electricity


Valley Falls compared to Kansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2020.