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Valley County, Nebraska (NE)

County population in 2019: 4,249 (all rural); it was 4,647 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 683
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 721
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,490
Renter-occupied apartments: 518 (it was 475 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

33%

Land area: 568 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 7 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Valley County: 74.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (31.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (15.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 17%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 15%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Valley County, NE (2019)
    • 3,99494.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1503.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 390.9%Two or more races
    • 200.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 190.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

46.6 years
Nebraska median age:

36.8 years
Males: 2,072  (48.8%)
Females: 2,177  (51.2%)
Average household size:
Valley County:

2.0 people
Nebraska:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $56,935 ($27,926 in 1999)
This county:

$56,935
Nebraska:

$63,229

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $417 (lower quartile is $299, upper quartile is $569)
This county:

$417
State:

$714


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $122,375 (it was $47,200 in 2000)
Valley:

$122,375
Nebraska:

$172,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,118 - $200,139
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,068
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $474

Institutionalized population: 47
Valley County, NE map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $91,300
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,700
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $64,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $107,600
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $202,500
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $157,100
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $159,200
  • 2010: 18 buildings, average cost: $112,300
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $159,400
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $233,300
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $252,500
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $211,400
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $238,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $252,500
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $248,300
  • 2018: 6 buildings, average cost: $264,200
  • 2019: 10 buildings, average cost: $236,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Valley, NE residents
Average permit cost in Valley, NE
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,891 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,771 (1.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Valley, NE in 2019
Distribution of house value in Valley, NE in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Valley, NE in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.4%
Valley County:

8.4%
Nebraska:

9.9%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.0% for American Indian residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 46.6 years old
(Males: 45.5 years old, Females: 46.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.9 years old, Black residents: 55.5 years old, American Indian residents: 40.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34.2 years old, Other race residents: 57.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Valley County is $419 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $622 a month.

Cities in this county include: Ord, Arcadia, North Loup, Elyria.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Valley County: Bailey Ranch (A), Beacon Brothers Ranch (B), Birth Ranch (C), Brosius Ranch (D), C Uphoff Ranch (E), Christian Ranch (F), Grate Ranch (G), Halstead Ranch (H), Johnson Ranch (I), Kramer Ranch (J), L Barnum Ranch (K), Lair Ranch (L), Lingner Ranch (M), Lutes Ranch (N), McGooden Ranch (O), Miles Ranch (P), Milldale Ranch (Q), Rau Ranch (R), Santos Ranch (S), Schmidt Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Johns Cemetery (1), Loup Valley Cemetery (2), McCain Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Philpott Lake (A), Brush Lake (B), Mudd Lake (C), Cody Lake (D), Tarbox Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: North Fork South Loup River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Dodge County , Garfield County , LaGrange County, Indiana , Loup County , Merrick County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

1.6%
Nebraska:

2.7%

Unemployment by year in Valley, NE
County total employment by year in Valley, NE
County average yearly wages by year in Valley, NE

Current college students: 100
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 58 (77.4% naturalized citizens)

Valley County:

1.4%
Whole state:

7.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 392010 or later
  • 132000 to 2009
  • 41990 to 1999
  • 211980 to 1989
  • 21970 to 1979
  • 16Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 85.8%

Valley County marital status for males Valley County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,971
  • One, attached: 18
  • Two: 36
  • 3 or 4: 55
  • 5 to 9: 44
  • 10 to 19: 31
  • 20 to 49: 102
  • 50 or more: 3
  • Mobile homes: 75
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 1

Housing units in Valley County with a mortgage: 681 (0 second mortgage, 29 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 737

Here:

48.0% with mortgage
State:

59.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Valley County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,0166
Catholic9701
Evangelical Protestant8516
None1,423-
Valley County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Valley County:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Valley County:

9.38 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

16.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Valley County:

9.1%
Nebraska:

7.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Valley County:

28.9%
State:

28.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.4%
State:

12.9%

Agriculture in Valley County:

Average size of farms: 751 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $168,541
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $197.45
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.29%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 69.81%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $151,799
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 34.31%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 70.43%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $104,771
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.31%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 21.59
Corn for grain: 54818 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1065 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 18312 harvested acres
Vegetables: 6 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Valley County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Nebraska state average. It is 2690569.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 3 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/18/1975, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Valley County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 355% greater 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 625.5 miles away from Valley County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 84.3 miles away from the county center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 371.1 miles away from the county center
On 6/22/2019 at 08:50:24, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 163.2 miles away from the county center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 344.1 miles away from Valley County center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 185.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Nebraska Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4521, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storm, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: March 9, 2019 - April 1, 2019, FEMA Id: 4420, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storm And Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 13, 2018 - April 18, 2018, FEMA Id: 4375, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Wind
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storm And Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 29, 2017 - May 3, 2017, FEMA Id: 4321, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Wind
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 01, 2014 to June 04, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4185: July 28, 2014, FEMA Id: 4185, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 01, 2010 to August 29, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1924: July 15, 2010, FEMA Id: 1924, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Ice Jams, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 06, 2010 to April 03, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1902: April 21, 2010, FEMA Id: 1902, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 22, 2008 to June 24, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1770: June 20, 2008, FEMA Id: 1770, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 28, 2007 to June 02, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1714: July 24, 2007, FEMA Id: 1714, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 19, 2006 to January 01, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1674: January 07, 2007, FEMA Id: 1674, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Valley County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 4, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Valley

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,737 (81.5%)
  • Carpooled: 174 (8.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 2 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 45 (2.1%)
  • Worked at home: 172 (8.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (25%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (16%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Guatemala (38%)
  • Germany (17%)
  • Trinidad and Tobago (17%)
  • Jordan (16%)
  • Portugal (5%)
  • Mexico (2%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Valley County


  • German (28%)
  • Czech (14%)
  • Polish (12%)
  • American (7%)
  • English (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • European (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Valley County, Nebraska in 2000:

  • 66 people in nursing homes
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

People in group quarters in Valley County, Nebraska in 2010:

  • 42 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 5 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,865.

4.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,775 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.42%
Nebraska average:

6.35%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.42% relocated from other counties in Nebraska ($35,775 average AGI)
2.05% relocated from other states ($18,873 average AGI)
Valley County:

2.05%
Nebraska average:

2.81%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


4.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,190 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
Nebraska average:

6.52%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.89% relocated to other counties in Nebraska ($33,190 average AGI)
1.24% relocated to other states ($9,962 average AGI)
Valley County:

1.24%
Nebraska average:

2.97%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.4

Births per 1000 population in Valley County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 13.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Valley County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 2.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Valley County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Valley County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Valley County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Valley County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Valley County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Valley County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Valley County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,066 (980 aged, 86 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 117 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Valley County, Nebraska in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (11)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 22.12
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13,515
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 2,101
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 34,904

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 886
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,249
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 23

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 43
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 68

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,249
  • Male householders: 918 (278 living alone), Female householders: 976 (294 living alone)
  • 1,079 spouses (1,079 opposite-sex spouses), 117 unmarried partners, (112 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,008 children (973 natural, 3 adopted, 36 stepchildren), 27 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 16 parents, 8 foster children, 2 other relatives, 34 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 71

Size of family households: 647 2-persons, 207 3-persons, 189 4-persons, 108 5-persons, 37 6-persons, 37 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 596 1-person, 69 2-persons, 4 3-persons.

812 married couples with children.
88 single-parent households (27 men, 61 women).

97.8% of residents of Valley speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (45% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 53% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (71% speak English very well, 29% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $36,720,000 ($8,122 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $319,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $13,310,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $6,335,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,566,000
Federal grants: $9,393,000
Federal procurement contracts: $315,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,802,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $246,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,313,000
Federal Government insurance: $36,975,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 250
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 346
Here:

79 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -142
Here -32 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Valley County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.69 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.4
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.3

Year house built in Valley County, Nebraska
  • Year house built in Valley County, Nebraska
  • 282014 or later
  • 722010 to 2013
  • 1022000 to 2009
  • 841990 to 1999
  • 1541980 to 1989
  • 3541970 to 1979
  • 2001960 to 1969
  • 2251950 to 1959
  • 1581940 to 1949
  • 9141939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Valley County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Valley County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Valley County, Nebraska
  • 01 room
  • 32 rooms
  • 273 rooms
  • 974 rooms
  • 1975 rooms
  • 2306 rooms
  • 1697 rooms
  • 2508 rooms
  • 4389+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Valley County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Valley County, Nebraska
  • 71 room
  • 552 rooms
  • 1133 rooms
  • 984 rooms
  • 615 rooms
  • 386 rooms
  • 127 rooms
  • 418 rooms
  • 629+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Valley County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Valley County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Valley County, Nebraska
  • 0no bedroom
  • 221 bedroom
  • 3272 bedrooms
  • 5323 bedrooms
  • 4154 bedrooms
  • 1145+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Valley County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Valley County, Nebraska
  • 7no bedroom
  • 1841 bedroom
  • 1452 bedrooms
  • 543 bedrooms
  • 664 bedrooms
  • 255+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Valley County, Nebraska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Valley County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Valley County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 10no vehicle
  • 1771 vehicle
  • 5192 vehicles
  • 4643 vehicles
  • 1844 vehicles
  • 645+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Valley County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Valley County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 83no vehicle
  • 1811 vehicle
  • 1232 vehicles
  • 413 vehicles
  • 454 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles

89.8% of Valley County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 82% lived in Nebraska.

Valley County:

89.8%
State average:

84.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 3,591
  • Other state: 595
  • Northeast: 67
  • Midwest: 310
  • South: 72
  • West: 143
Year householders moved into unit in Valley County, NE
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Valley County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 47.9%Electricity
  • 35.9%Utility gas
  • 9.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.1%Wood
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 56.9%Electricity
  • 34.0%Utility gas
  • 5.4%Wood
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 54
Here:

13.1%
Nebraska:

14.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 15
Here:

7.5%
Nebraska:

12.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 8
Here:

5.9%
Nebraska:

19.2%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Valley County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $23,666,000
    Other: $374,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $1,491,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $18,926,000
    Regular Highways: $1,818,000
    General - Other: $1,070,000
    Police Protection: $338,000
    Financial Administration: $289,000
    Correctional Institutions: $206,000
    Central Staff Services: $167,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $143,000
    General Public Buildings: $118,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $80,000
    Health - Other: $29,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $26,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $87,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $370,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,613,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,908,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,705,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $228,000
    Interest Earnings: $56,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,574,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,006,000
    General Local Government Support: $268,000
    Health and Hospitals: $64,000
    Other: $10,000
    Public Welfare: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,440,000
    Other License: $24,000
    Death and Gift: $23,000

Valley County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $23,666,000
    Other: $374,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $1,491,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $18,926,000
    Regular Highways: $1,818,000
    General - Other: $1,070,000
    Police Protection: $338,000
    Financial Administration: $289,000
    Correctional Institutions: $206,000
    Central Staff Services: $167,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $143,000
    General Public Buildings: $118,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $80,000
    Health - Other: $29,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $26,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $87,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $370,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,613,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,908,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,705,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $228,000
    Interest Earnings: $56,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,574,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,006,000
    General Local Government Support: $268,000
    Health and Hospitals: $64,000
    Other: $10,000
    Public Welfare: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,440,000
    Other License: $24,000
    Death and Gift: $23,000

Valley County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $23,666,000
    Other: $374,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $1,491,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $18,926,000
    Regular Highways: $1,818,000
    General - Other: $1,070,000
    Police Protection: $338,000
    Financial Administration: $289,000
    Correctional Institutions: $206,000
    Central Staff Services: $167,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $143,000
    General Public Buildings: $118,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $80,000
    Health - Other: $29,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $26,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $87,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $370,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,613,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,908,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,705,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $228,000
    Interest Earnings: $56,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,574,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,006,000
    General Local Government Support: $268,000
    Health and Hospitals: $64,000
    Other: $10,000
    Public Welfare: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,440,000
    Other License: $24,000
    Death and Gift: $23,000

Valley County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $23,666,000
    Other: $374,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $1,491,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $18,926,000
    Regular Highways: $1,818,000
    General - Other: $1,070,000
    Police Protection: $338,000
    Financial Administration: $289,000
    Correctional Institutions: $206,000
    Central Staff Services: $167,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $143,000
    General Public Buildings: $118,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $80,000
    Health - Other: $29,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $26,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $87,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $370,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,613,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,908,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,705,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $228,000
    Interest Earnings: $56,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,574,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,006,000
    General Local Government Support: $268,000
    Health and Hospitals: $64,000
    Other: $10,000
    Public Welfare: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,440,000
    Other License: $24,000
    Death and Gift: $23,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 67
  • Number of aged recipients: 15
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 52
  • Number of recipients under 18: 5
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 38
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 24
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 39
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 21
Most common first names in Valley County, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6084.4 years
John5679.7 years
Frank5480.3 years
William5280.6 years
Anna4486.2 years
George3879.5 years
Joseph3582.6 years
Edward3275.7 years
James3079.2 years
Robert2870.6 years
Most common last names in Valley County, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2480.2 years
Nelson2177.4 years
Jensen1782.3 years
Anderson1680.8 years
Holmes1577.1 years
Hill1481.0 years
Miller1481.9 years
Williams1281.8 years
Clement1277.6 years
John1280.8 years
Businesses in Valley County, NE
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Arby's1McDonald's1
FedEx1Nike1
H&R Block1Pizza Hut1
La-Z-Boy1True Value1