Valentine, Nebraska

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Population in 2017: 2,783 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.3%
 
Males: 1,349  (48.5%)
Females: 1,434  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

40.9 years
Nebraska median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 69201.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,678 (it was $27,359 in 2000)
Valentine:

$53,678
NE:

$59,970

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,361 (it was $16,101 in 2000)

Valentine city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $127,135 (it was $63,300 in 2000)
Valentine:

$127,135
NE:

$155,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $113,263; detached houses: $113,155

Median gross rent in 2017: $752.

March 2019 cost of living index in Valentine: 77.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.2%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 70.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Valentine, NE (2017)
    • 2,33683.0%White alone
    • 1987.0%American Indian alone
    • 1786.3%Two or more races
    • 752.7%Hispanic
    • 80.3%Asian alone
    • 70.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.04%Black alone

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



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Valentine, Nebraska as of September 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Valentine is 565 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Valentine by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.5)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.9)
2
(79.1)
1
(36.2)
2
(72.0)
1
(36.1)
1
(35.7)
1
(35.8)
3
(105.0)
2
(71.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.0)
1
(35.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(222.7)
8
(305.5)
5
(194.7)
9
(355.7)
2
(72.4)
11
(395.8)
7
(252.9)
6
(214.1)
7
(250.3)
14
(490.0)
8
(286.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
15
(556.8)
10
(381.8)
4
(155.8)
8
(316.2)
4
(144.9)
2
(72.0)
5
(180.6)
2
(71.4)
2
(71.5)
7
(245.0)
5
(179.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
54
(2,004)
50
(1,909)
27
(1,051)
33
(1,304)
22
(796.8)
17
(611.7)
17
(614.2)
20
(713.8)
25
(893.8)
27
(945.0)
26
(931.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(408.3)
3
(114.5)
6
(233.6)
5
(197.6)
8
(289.8)
6
(215.9)
3
(108.4)
1
(35.7)
6
(214.5)
6
(210.0)
4
(143.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)196.4184.8141.7303.6108.7183.5125.4107.8136.6264.3186.7

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City-data.com crime index in Valentine, NE

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Nebraska average:

1.90
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Ancestries: German (33.3%), English (7.2%), Irish (5.9%), American (5.6%), Italian (2.8%), Norwegian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2580 feet

Land area: 2.01 square miles.

Population density: 1,383 people per square mile   (low).

Valentine, Nebraska map

61 residents are foreign born (1.8% Latin America, 0.3% Asia).

This city:

2.2%
Nebraska:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,782 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,692 (1.4%)

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

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

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

Nearest cities:

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

Latitude: 42.87 N, Longitude: 100.55 W

Area code: 402

Distribution of median household income in Valentine, NE in 2017
Distribution of house value in Valentine, NE in 2017
Valentine satellite photo by USGS

Valentine tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 29 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $77,700
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $101,800
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $72,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $88,200
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $88,200
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $88,200
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $354,200
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $186,700
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $174,200
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $293,300
  • 2014: 12 buildings, average cost: $68,200
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $205,700
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $221,300
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $152,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Valentine, NE residents
Average permit cost in Valentine, NE
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.4%
Nebraska:

3.2%
Historical population in Valentine, NE
Historical housing units in Valentine, NE
Most common industries in Valentine, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.4%)
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (3.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.0%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.1%)
  • Truck transportation (4.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.0%)
  • Educational services (18.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Valentine, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.1%)
  • Carpenters (4.6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (13.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)

Average climate in Valentine, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

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

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

Earthquake activity:

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

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

Natural disasters:

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

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Valentine:

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

Airports located in Valentine:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Valentine:

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

Public high school in Valentine:

Public elementary/middle schools in Valentine:

Private elementary/middle school in Valentine:

  • ZION LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 25, Location: 224 N GOVERNMENT ST, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Valentine

Library in Valentine:

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

Points of interest:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cherry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

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

2.1 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.1%
Whole state:

64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.3%
Whole state:

6.0%


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

People in group quarters in Valentine in 2000:

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

Banks with branches in Valentine (2011 data):

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

For population 15 years and over in Valentine:

Marital status in Valentine, NE
  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

For population 25 years and over in Valentine:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Nebraska average:

11.3

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Valentine, NE (based on Cherry County data)

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Here:

5.27 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

10.54 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

10.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Cherry County:

29.1%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cherry County:

10.0%
Nebraska:

12.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.1%
Nebraska:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Valentine:

45.9%
State:

43.2%

Average BMI:
Valentine:

28.7
Nebraska:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Valentine:

22.5%
Nebraska:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.4%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Nebraska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Valentine:

30.2%
Nebraska:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

57.0%
Nebraska:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.0%
State:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Valentine, NE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$16,155$38,7720$0
Other Government Administration 4$14,059$42,1777$2,906
Electric Power 3$12,943$51,7720$0
Streets and Highways 3$9,539$38,1560$0
Water Supply 3$10,237$40,9480$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,547$33,2821$292
Local Libraries 2$6,450$38,7002$1,036
Sewerage 2$6,991$41,9460$0
Police - Other 1$2,192$26,3040$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,109$37,3080$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$200
Airports 0$0 1$292
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,791
Totals for Government 26$87,222$40,25613$6,517

Valentine government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $797,000 ($286.38)
    Air Transportation: $523,000 ($187.93)
    Electric Utilities: $500,000 ($179.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $429,000 ($154.15)
    Water Utilities: $235,000 ($84.44)
    Libraries: $143,000 ($51.38)
    Central Staff Services: $78,000 ($28.03)
    Financial Administration: $60,000 ($21.56)
    General Public Buildings: $12,000 ($4.31)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,837,000 ($1738.05)
    Central Staff Services: $708,000 ($254.40)
    Housing and Community Development: $700,000 ($251.53)
    Regular Highways: $630,000 ($226.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $556,000 ($199.78)
    Financial Administration: $545,000 ($195.83)
    Police Protection: $520,000 ($186.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $505,000 ($181.46)
    Water Utilities: $370,000 ($132.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $333,000 ($119.66)
    Sewerage: $297,000 ($106.72)
    Air Transportation: $244,000 ($87.68)
    Libraries: $168,000 ($60.37)
    General Public Buildings: $109,000 ($39.17)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($2.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $165,000 ($59.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $54,000 ($19.40)
    Electric Utilities: $39,000 ($14.01)
    Local Fire Protection: $34,000 ($12.22)
    Sewerage: $33,000 ($11.86)
    Regular Highways: $20,000 ($7.19)
    Water Utilities: $18,000 ($6.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($5.03)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($1.80)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($1.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($0.72)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.72)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,948,000 ($1777.94)

Valentine government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $495,000 ($177.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $417,000 ($149.84)
    Air Transportation: $132,000 ($47.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $111,000 ($39.89)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $383,000 ($137.62)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $886,000 ($318.36)
    Interest Earnings: $86,000 ($30.90)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,482,000 ($2329.14)
    Water Utilities: $555,000 ($199.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $316,000 ($113.55)
    General Local Government Support: $47,000 ($16.89)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,050,000 ($377.29)
    Property: $459,000 ($164.93)
    Public Utilities Sales: $341,000 ($122.53)
    Other License: $19,000 ($6.83)

Valentine government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,125,000 ($1482.21)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,785,000 ($1000.72)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,889,000 ($678.76)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $549,000 ($197.27)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,317,000 ($1551.20)
Businesses in Valentine, NE
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Alco Stores1RadioShack1
Curves1Super 81
FedEx1True Value1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Valentine:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Valentine:

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

TV broadcast stations around Valentine:

  • K82BP (Channel 82; VALENTINE, NE; Owner: BEAVER-VALENTINE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K09IS (Channel 9; VALENTINE, NE; Owner: CITY OF VALENTINE)
  • K69AL (Channel 69; VALENTINE, NE; Owner: CITY OF VALENTINE)
Valentine fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Valentine fatal accident list:

Oct 25, 2003 04:32 AM, Us-20, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 17, 1995 10:48 PM, 83, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 7, 1987 09:45 PM, 20, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 22, 1976 02:07 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 19, 1976 09:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 22, 1975 02:07 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 19, 1975 09:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 190ft / 57.9mTotal length
  • 9,035Total average daily traffic
  • 1,154Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,020Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Valentine, NE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 21930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Valentine, NE

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 31. The highest number of fire incidents - 66 took place in 2012, and the least - 14 in 2009. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Valentine, NE When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (63.2%), and Structure Fires (22.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Valentine, NE
    • 33563.2%Outside Fires
    • 12022.6%Structure Fires
    • 7213.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 30.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Valentine, NE
Most common first names in Valentine, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William5076.9 years
John4374.1 years
Mary3882.3 years
George3179.6 years
Robert2870.6 years
Helen2682.8 years
Charles2382.4 years
James1973.1 years
Walter1980.4 years
Thomas1774.8 years
Most common last names in Valentine, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Shelbourn1379.6 years
Peterson1377.1 years
Miller1282.1 years
Hanna1171.5 years
Ohlmann1175.0 years
Foster1080.3 years
Lamoureaux1073.7 years
Swanson978.2 years
Davis971.1 years
Turner977.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Valentine, NE
  • 63.7%Electricity
  • 24.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.0%Other fuel
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Valentine, NE
  • 65.9%Electricity
  • 15.6%Utility gas
  • 13.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Valentine compared to Nebraska state average:

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

Valentine on our top lists:

  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Thailand (population 500+)"
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