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Valley Falls, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Valley Falls is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Jefferson County at latitude 39.3393 and longitude -95.4612. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 942 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Valley Falls, but most people and references simply refer to it as Valley Falls, Kansas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Valley Falls indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Valley Falls (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Valley Falls: Grass Hopper Falls, Grasshopper Falls, Sautrell Falls, Sautrelle Falls.

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Valley Falls, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,162
Population in Households 1,092
Population in Familes 930
Population in Group Qrtrs 70
Population Density1 1,516
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 434
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 311
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 518 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 323 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 111 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $83,402
Average Home Value $126,625


Median Household Income $43,089
Average Household Income $54,779
Per Capita Income $20,893
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.6% -0.43%
Households -0.53% -0.37%
Families 1.66% -0.45%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   3.38%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Valley Falls, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Valley Falls to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 182 73rd
Population Density1 # 113 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 487 27th
Median Household Income # 416 38th
Per Capita Income # 530 21st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.