Valley, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Valley, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Valley had a population of 1,944 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Valley is located at latitude 41.3128 and longitude -96.3461 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.

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

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Valley, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,944
Population in Households 1,912
Population in Familes 1,502
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density2 547
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $51,980
Average Household Income $88,513
Per Capita Income $38,935


Total Housing Units 927 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 526 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 316 (34.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $180,714
Average Home Value $249,810


Total Households 842
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 522
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.44% 1.5%
Households 0.56% 1.54%
Families 0.79% 1.45%
Median Household Income   4.97%
Per Capita Income   4.51%

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, 2018 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 # 63 89th
Population Density # 390 33rd
Diversity Index # 218 62nd
Median Household Income # 284 51st
Per Capita Income # 20 97th

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