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People

Total Population 1,060
Male Share of the Population 48%
Female Share of the Population 52%
Senior Citizens 22.7%
Employed Population 16+ 484
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 48.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,250
% Above Poverty Level 86.6%
% Below Poverty Level 13.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 5.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 39.1%
Median Gross Rent $558
Median House Value $88,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.7%
US/American 0%
English 13%
Irish 15.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Valley Falls Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles NE of Topeka, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 50 miles W of Kansas City, Missouri
County Jefferson
Standard Zip Codes 66088
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.343
Longitude -95.46

Valley Falls 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 OSKALOOSA 4 NE
Distance 12.2 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches
Station HOLTON
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 36 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
Station LAWRENCE
Distance 28 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 46 to 68 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 70 F
Annual Precip 39.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Denison 183 $47,500
Meriden 899 $68,125
Nortonville 529 $60,446
Oskaloosa 1,338 $64,722
Ozawkie 757 $73,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Valley Falls Public Libraries

Library
Delaware Township Library
421 MARY ST. #A
Valley Falls, Kansas
(785) 945-3990
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Valley Falls High Schools

VALLEY FALLS HIGH
601 ELM STREET
785-945-3229
Serves 139 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.2

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