Valley Falls, Kansas

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Valley Falls, Kansas

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Valley Falls strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Kansas):

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Well-Paid Single Men
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Top 9% Valley Falls Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Valley Falls, Kansas

Comparing Valley Falls to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kansas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 9 10
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 8
Senior Citizens 7 6
Well-Paid Single Women 7 7
Age of the Population 5 5
Racial Diversity 4 4
Female Share of the Population 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 6
Portion of People Married 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 7
People Above Poverty 7 7
Median Family Income 6 6
People in Middle Class or Better 5 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Public Transportation Use 4 4
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 10
Affordability of Rents 8 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 5
Housing Recently Built 3 4

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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

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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Valley Falls Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,254 100%
Male 622 49.6%
Female 632 50.4%
Under 18 351 28%
18+ 903 72%
65+ 234 18.7%
Median Age 36.6
Average Family Size 3.21
White 1,215 96.9%
African-American 9 0.7%
Asian 5 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 14 1.1%
Other 2 0.2%
Mixed Race 9 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.6%

Estimated Valley Falls Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,209
Growth -45
Growth % -3.6%

Valley Falls Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 33.8%
US/American 18.1%
English 13.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.9%
Irish 8.3%
Scotch-Irish 2.8%
Dutch 2.1%
Scottish 2%
Swiss 1.5%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Swedish 1%
Polish 0.9%
Italian 0.9%
Welsh 0.6%
European 0.6%
French Canadian 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Valley Falls 1,254 $41,500
Denison 231 $33,250
Meriden 706 $45,278
Nortonville 620 $40,781
Oskaloosa 1,165 $41,477
Ozawkie 552 $67,292
Winchester 579 $41,500

Valley Falls Public Libraries

Delaware Township Library
421 MARY ST. #A
Valley Falls, Kansas
(785) 945-3990
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Valley Falls High Schools (2004)

Serves 139 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.2

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