The City of Valley City had a population of 6,236 as of July 1, 2019. Valley City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Dakota. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Valley City is located at latitude 46.9233 and longitude -98.0032 in Barnes County. The formal boundaries for the City of Valley City encompass a land area of 3.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Barnes County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,220 feet.
The City of Valley City (GNIS ID: 1036306) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Valley City: Fifth Siding, Wapheton, Worthington.
HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX
|Valley City, ND Housing Affordability Index is 202
State of North Dakota Housing Affordability Index is 149
|The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.|
|Valley City, ND Wealth Index is 63
State of North Dakota Wealth Index is 89
|The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.|
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|Population in Households||5,711|
|Population in Familes||3,917|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||525|
|Median Household Income||$48,305|
|Average Household Income||$65,645|
|Per Capita Income||$30,401|
|Total Housing Units||3,195 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,579 (49.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,246 (39.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||370 (11.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$113,112|
|Housing Affordability Index2||202|
|Average Household Size||2.02|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.32%|
|Per Capita Income||1.58%|
The table below compares Valley City to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 12||97th|
|Population Density||# 21||95th|
|Diversity Index||# 64||84th|
|Median Household Income||# 340||15th|
|Per Capita Income||# 319||21st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.