Valley County NE Information


Valley County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 4,264
Daytime Population: Workers 2,554
Daytime Population: Residents 1,896
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,450
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 4,228
Population in Familes 3,340
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density2 8
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $46,587
Average Household Income $63,343
Per Capita Income $28,933


Total Housing Units 2,307 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,395 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 548 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 364 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $91,667
Average Home Value $127,832


Total Households 1,943
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 1,184
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 0.01% -0.21%
Households 0.15% -0.15%
Families -0.09% -0.32%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   2.98%


Valley County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Valley County to the other 93 counties and county equivalents 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 # 60 37th
Population Density # 53 43rd
Diversity Index # 69 27th
Median Household Income # 62 34th
Per Capita Income # 27 72nd

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