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People

Total Population 6,449
Male Share of the Population 51.5%
Female Share of the Population 48.5%
Senior Citizens 12.2%
Employed Population 16+ 3,335
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 55%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 29.1%
Median Earnings25+ $36,695
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $33,906
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,632

Wealth

Median Family Income $64,167
% Above Poverty Level 91.2%
% Below Poverty Level 8.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.9%
Median Gross Rent $773
Median House Value $133,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.3%
US/American 0.3%
English 8.4%
Irish 18.4%

Valley Center Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 10 miles N of Wichita, Kansas
County Sedgwick
Metro Area Wichita
Standard Zip Codes 67147
Phone Area Codes 316
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.834
Longitude -97.373

Valley Center Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WICHITA MID-CONTINENT AP
Distance 13.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 40 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 30.3 inches
Station NORWICH
Distance 36.5 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 41 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 69 to 94 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 30 inches
Station HUTCHINSON 10 SW
Distance 36.7 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 40 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 93 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 30.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bel Aire 6,923 $84,653
Bentley 515 $75,417
Kechi 2,291 $95,298
Maize 3,984 $70,112
Park City 7,194 $62,633

Valley Center Public Libraries

Library
Edna Buschow Memorial Library
321 WEST 1ST ST.
Valley Center, Kansas
(316) 755-7350
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VALLEY CENTER HIGH
800 N MERIDIAN
316-755-7130
Serves 757 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.6

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