Valley, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Valley, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Valley had a population of 2,249 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Valley is located at latitude 41.3166 and longitude -96.3463 in Douglas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Valley (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Douglas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,142 feet.

The City of Valley (GNIS ID: 2397110) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Valley is located within Platte Valley Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Douglas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Valley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Valley: Platte Sanders, Platte Valley.

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Valley, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,249
Daytime Population: Workers 4,351
Daytime Population: Residents 1,146
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,497
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.44
Population in Households 2,208
Population in Familes 1,717
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density2 632
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $50,093
Average Household Income $80,112
Per Capita Income $35,356


Total Housing Units 1,045 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 610 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 361 (34.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $149,088
Average Home Value $248,691


Total Households 972
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 596
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.54% 1.99%
Households 2.65% 2.05%
Families 2.77% 1.94%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   3.5%

Valley, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Valley to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 56 91st
Population Density # 362 38th
Diversity Index # 222 61st
Median Household Income # 310 47th
Per Capita Income # 39 93rd

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