Valley Mills, Texas

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Valley Mills, Texas

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High Points

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

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Racial Diversity
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Top 10% Valley Mills Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Valley Mills, Texas

Comparing Valley Mills to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):

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

The People

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 3
Portion of People Married 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 8
Median Family Income 5 6
College Educated Adults 5 5
People in Middle Class or Better 4 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 8
Working at Home 6 8
Short Commute Times 4 4
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
People Living Alone 6 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 5
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Housing Recently Built 4 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3

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Valley Mills Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles W of Waco, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 74 miles S of Fort Worth, Texas
County Bosque
Standard Zip Codes 76689
Phone Area Codes 254
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.659
Longitude -97.471

Valley Mills Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 74 to 97 F
Oct Temp 57 to 80 F
Annual Precip 33.3 inches
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 56 F
Apr Temp 53 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 96 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 35 inches
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 56 F
Apr Temp 53 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 96 F
Oct Temp 56 to 79 F
Annual Precip 34.2 inches
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Valley Mills Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,123 100%
Male 517 46%
Female 606 54%
Under 18 303 27%
18+ 820 73%
65+ 233 20.7%
Median Age 37.5
Average Family Size 3.03
White 974 86.7%
African-American 56 5%
Asian 3 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.4%
Other 67 6%
Mixed Race 19 1.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 98 8.7%

Estimated Valley Mills Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,145
Growth 22
Growth % 2%

Valley Mills 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.7%
US/American 22.7%
German 13.5%
Irish 11.3%
English 8.4%
Norwegian 3.6%
Scotch-Irish 3.4%
Scottish 2.8%
Dutch 2%
French (except Basque) 1.8%
Italian 1.4%
Finnish 1.1%
Swedish 0.8%
Czech 0.7%
Polish 0.6%
South African 0.5%
Portuguese 0.4%
Ukrainian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Valley Mills, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Mosheim (76689)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Valley Mills 1,123 $39,659
Clifton 3,542 $41,548
Crawford 705 $39,732
Gholson 922 $41,875
McGregor 4,727 $37,143
Oglesby 458 $35,000
Woodway 8,733 $80,161

Valley Mills Public Libraries

Valley Mills Public Library
405 5TH ST
Valley Mills, Texas
(254) 932-6370

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Valley Mills High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 169 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.5

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