Valley Center, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Valley Center, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Valley Center had a population of 7,347 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Valley Center is located at latitude 37.8327 and longitude -97.365 in Sedgwick County. The formal boundaries for the City of Valley Center (see map below) encompass a land area of 7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sedgwick County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,345 feet.

The City of Valley Center (GNIS ID: 2397111) 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 Center is located within Township of Grant, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sedgwick County.

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Valley Center, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 7,347
Population in Households 7,345
Population in Familes 6,446
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 1,049
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $60,149
Average Household Income $78,901
Per Capita Income $28,499


Total Housing Units 2,767 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,117 (76.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 532 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $146,255
Average Home Value $178,268


Total Households 2,649
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 1,975
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.9% 0.63%
Households 0.78% 0.52%
Families 0.72% 0.43%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

Valley Center, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Valley Center to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 48 93rd
Population Density # 242 64th
Diversity Index # 175 74th
Median Household Income # 89 87th
Per Capita Income # 161 76th

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