Valley City, ND

Census Place

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2022 Population
6,558
0.425% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Hoeven
Republican Party
US Senator
Kevin Cramer
Republican Party
US Representative
Kelly Armstrong
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
39.1
3.93% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
16.4%
32.6% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$52,224
4.4% 1-year decline
2022 Median Property Value
$142,000
4.03% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
3,271
5.95% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Valley City, ND had a population of 6.56k people with a median age of 39.1 and a median household income of $52,224. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Valley City, ND declined from 6,586 to 6,558, a −0.425% decrease and its median household income declined from $54,629 to $52,224, a −4.4% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Valley City, ND are White (Non-Hispanic) (87.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.82%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.82%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.09%), and White (Hispanic) (2.01%).

None of the households in Valley City, ND reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.3% of the residents in Valley City, ND are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Valley City, ND are Valley City State University (443 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Valley City, ND was $142,000, and the homeownership rate was 63.9%.

Most people in Valley City, ND drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Valley City, ND was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Valley City, ND is home to a population of 6.56k people, from which 96.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.42% of Valley City, ND residents were born outside of the country (290 people).

In 2022, there were 30.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.71k people) in Valley City, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 185 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 185 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.3%
2022 Citizenship
97.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.3% of Valley City, ND residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Valley City, ND was 97.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Valley City, ND
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    5.71k ± 168
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    185 ± 50
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    185 ± 125
3.39%
Hispanic Population
222 people

In 2022, there were 30.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.71k people) in Valley City, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 185 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 185 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.39% of the people in Valley City, ND are hispanic (222 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Philippines
    2,804 ± 1,298 people
  2. Canada
    2,799 ± 1,297 people
  3. Mexico
    2,784 ± 1,293 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Dakota was Philippines, the natal country of 2,804 North Dakota residents, followed by Canada with 2,799 and Mexico with 2,784.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.42%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
290 people
3.26%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
215 people

As of 2022, 4.42% of Valley City, ND residents (290 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Valley City, ND was 3.26%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    163 ± 72
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    134 ± 70
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    16 ± 28

Valley City, ND has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.22 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Valley City, ND employs 3.27k people. The largest industries in Valley City, ND are Health Care & Social Assistance (542 people), Educational Services (450 people), and Retail Trade (319 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($58,125), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($58,078), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($57,892).

Males in North Dakota have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,891. The income inequality in North Dakota (measured using the Gini index) is 0.436, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

3.27k
2022 Value
± 368
−5.95%
1 Year decline
± 16.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Valley City, ND declined at a rate of −5.95%, from 3.48k employees to 3.27k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Valley City, ND, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (414 people), Sales & Related Occupations (396 people), and Management Occupations (330 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Valley City, ND.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.27k
2022 Value
± 368
−5.95%
1 Year decline
± 16.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Valley City, ND declined at a rate of −5.95%, from 3.48k employees to 3.27k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Valley City, ND, are Health Care & Social Assistance (542 people), Educational Services (450 people), and Retail Trade (319 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Valley City, ND, though some of these residents may live in Valley City, ND and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$46,806
Median earning men ± $8,731
$32,889
Median earning women ± $6,188

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($86,250), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($70,667), and Public Administration ($65,724).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($100,000), Public Administration ($44,306), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($43,711).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.83%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 428k people employed in North Dakota. This represents a 2.83% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 12.3%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in North Dakota went to Donald J. Trump with 65.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (31.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.6%).

John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer are the senators currently representing the state of North Dakota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Valley City, ND is currently represented by Kelly Armstrong in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from North Dakota

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John Hoeven
Senator from North Dakota3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Kevin Cramer
Senator from North Dakota1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer are the senators currently representing North Dakota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Valley City, ND

Kelly Armstrong
North Dakota at-large Representative
Republican Party

Valley City, ND is currently represented by Kelly Armstrong (Republican Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Valley City, ND have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Valley City, ND awarded 443 degrees. The student population of Valley City, ND in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 685 male students and 973 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Valley City, ND are White (386 and 88.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (14 and 3.23%), Black or African American (13 and 3%), and Two or More Races (9 and 2.07%).

The largest universities in Valley City, ND by number of degrees awarded are Valley City State University (443 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Valley City, ND are Elementary Education & Teaching (115 and 26%), Reading Teacher Education (46 and 10.4%), and Technology & Industrial Arts Teacher Education (44 and 9.93%).

The median tuition cost in Valley City, ND for a public four year colleges is $6,619 for in-state students and $11,583 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Valley City, ND, the percentage of applicants admitted was 83.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 57.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 1,658 (41.3% men and 58.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 1,658 students enrolled in Valley City, ND, 41.3% men and 58.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,377 records, of which 61.2% were women and 38.8% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 27 degrees awarded
  2. 22 degrees awarded
  3. 115 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Valley City, ND was General Business Administration & Management with 27 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
443 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Valley City State University with 443 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 135 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Valley City, ND, which is 0.438 times less than the 308 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 386 degrees mean that there were 27.6 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 14 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($6,619) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,839) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,100) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.399% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.605% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (157k), Some college (149k), and Bachelors Degree (122k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Valley City, ND was $142,000 in 2022, which is 0.504 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $136,500 to $142,000, a 4.03% increase. The homeownership rate in Valley City, ND is 63.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Valley City, ND have an average commute time of 15.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Valley City, ND is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$142,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$19,961
$1,942
Median Property Taxes
±$267

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The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Valley City, ND compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

63.9%
Homeownership
2022
53.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 63.9% of the housing units in Valley City, ND were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 66%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9682
  2. Census Tract 9683

The following map shows all of the places in Valley City, ND colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$52,224
Median Household Income
± $7,164
3.04k
Number of Households
± 352

In 2022, the median household income of the 3.04k households in Valley City, ND declined from $52,224 from the previous year's value of $54,629.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Valley City, ND is from North Dakota.
0.436
2022 Wage GINI in North Dakota
0.433
2021 Wage GINI in North Dakota

In 2022, the income inequality in North Dakota was 0.436 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.835% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for North Dakota was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Dakota in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (82.3%)
  2. Carpooled (8.85%)
  3. Walked (6%)

In 2022, 82.3% of workers in Valley City, ND drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.85%) and those who walked to work (6%).

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Commute Time

15.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Valley City, ND have a shorter commute time (15.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.67% of the workforce in Valley City, ND have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Valley City, ND distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Valley City, ND have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Valley City, ND (981 out of 5.99k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Valley City, ND is White, followed by Black and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

94.4% of the population of Valley City, ND has health coverage, with 57.4% on employee plans, 8.84% on Medicaid, 12.8% on Medicare, 12.6% on non-group plans, and 2.77% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Barnes County, ND see 947 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.15% decrease from the previous year (958 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1300 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1156 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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947 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Barnes County, ND

Primary care physicians in Barnes County, ND see an average of 947 patients per year. This represents a 1.15% decrease from the previous year (958 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Barnes County, ND in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.7% under 18 years, 23.8% between 18 and 34 years, 33.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.6% were men and 52.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.6%
Uninsured
57.4%
Employer Coverage
8.84%
Medicaid
12.8%
Medicare
12.6%
Non-Group
2.77%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Valley City, ND grew by 9.66% from 5.1% to 5.6%.

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