Valley Falls, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Valley Falls, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Valley Falls had a population of 1,173 as of July 1, 2017. Valley Falls ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Valley Falls is located at latitude 39.3393 and longitude -95.4612 in Jefferson County. 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. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 942 feet.

The City of Valley Falls (GNIS ID: 2397112) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Valley Falls is located within Township of Delaware, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Valley Falls population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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, 2017)


Total Population 1,173
Daytime Population: Workers 508
Daytime Population: Residents 632
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,140
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 1,103
Population in Familes 939
Population in Group Qrtrs 70
Population Density2 1,530
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $46,420
Average Household Income $60,743
Per Capita Income $23,860


Total Housing Units 519 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 332 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 106 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $112,829
Average Home Value $154,054


Total Households 438
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 313
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.22% -0.02%
Households -0.19% 0.05%
Families 1.06% -0.06%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   3.31%

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, 2017 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 Density # 102 85th
Diversity Index # 515 24th
Median Household Income # 416 38th
Per Capita Income # 484 28th

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