Valley Center, Kansas Population 2021

7,369
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Valley Center is a city located in Sedgwick County Kansas. With a 2020 population of 7,369, it is the 48th largest city in Kansas and the 3836th largest city in the United States . Valley Center is currently growing at a rate of 0.30% annually and its population has increased by 8.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,822 in 2010. Valley Center reached it's highest population of 7,369 in 2021. Spanning over 7 miles, Valley Center has a population density of 1,038 people per square mile.

The average household income in Valley Center is $79,840 with a poverty rate of 3.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $941 per month, and the median house value is $145,700. The median age in Valley Center is 33.5 years, 30.2 years for males, and 35.6 years for females.

Valley Center Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Valley Center was:

  • White: 93.38%
  • Two or more races: 4.81%
  • Black or African American: 1.03%
  • Asian: 0.68%
  • Native American: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Valley Center, Kansas is 7,369 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,303.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,822.

Valley Center, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,70193.38%
Two or More Races3454.81%
Black or African American741.03%
Asian490.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.10%
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Valley Center Population by Race

Valley Center Population Pyramid $2021

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Valley Center Median Age

33.5


Total

30.2


Male

35.6


Female

Valley Center Adults

There are 4,811 adults, (994 of whom are seniors) in Valley Center.

Valley Center Age Dependency

88

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

62

Child Dependency Ratio

Valley Center Sex Ratio

Female

3,618

50.42%

Male

3,558

49.58%

Valley Center Population by Age

Valley Center Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Valley Center Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.4%6.6%
Male88.1%11.9%
All76.7%23.3%
Female49.1%50.9%
Non Family48.9%51.1%

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Valley Center Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5402.8376.7
Married1,4653.5993.4
Non Family7731.1648.9
Female1674.0449.1
Male1352.688.1

3.47

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

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Valley Center Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade932.09%
9th to 12th Grade2265.08%
High School Graduate86519.44%
Some College1,25528.20%
Associates Degree2676.00%
Bachelors Degree1,11425.03%
Graduate Degree63014.16%
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Valley Center Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Valley Center Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,1893,9041,691
2+ Races94948
Black747438
Hispanic4814
Asian3838
Native American777

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Valley Center Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,613$45,469$45,676
Less Than 9th Grade$24,375$30,865$
High School Graduate$43,559$44,956$31,875
Some College$43,804$48,465$30,737
Bachelors Degree$47,529$38,309$47,748
Graduate Degree$51,728$50,361$80,012

$45,613

Average Earnings

$45,469

Average Male

$45,676

Average Female

Valley Center Earnings by Educational Attainment

Valley Center Language by Age

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Valley Center Language

97.70% of Valley Center residents speak only English, while 2.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.42% of the population.

Valley Center Language

Valley Center Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,4011832.86%
Hispanic2644818.18%

3.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.01%

Male Poverty Rate

3.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Valley Center

The race most likely to be in poverty in Valley Center is Hispanic, with 18.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Valley Center is White, with 2.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.45%.

Valley Center Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.91%
High School7.40%
Bachelors or Greater2.69%
Some College1.91%

Valley Center Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed11.05%
Male Employed1.24%
Female Employed1.01%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Valley Center Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Valley Center Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$70,819$79,840
Families$76,060$94,274
Married Families$82,159-
Non Families$31,811$39,609
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Income by Household Type

Valley Center Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.2%

Male Marriage Rate

58.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Valley Center Married by Age and Sex

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Valley Center Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Valley Center Marital Status by Race

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Valley Center Marital Status

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210

Number of Veterans

210

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam109
First Gulf War28
Second Gulf War13
World War II
Korea

Valley Center Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6489
65 to 7468
75+21
35 to 5419
18 to 3413

Valley Center Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1443.23%
Black6689.19%

Valley Center Veterans by Race

Valley Center Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Valley Center Veterans by Education

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71.2%

Labor Force Participation

65.9%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Valley Center Employment by Age

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Valley Center Employment by Race

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Valley Center Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.38%

Born in Valley Center

98.93%

Native Born

1.07%

Foreign Born

0.49%

Non Citizen

0.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.93% of Valley Center residents were born in the United States, with 77.38% having been born in Kansas. 0.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Valley Center Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,369220.30%
20207,347220.30%
20197,325220.30%
20187,303150.21%
20177,288-44-0.60%
20167,3321351.88%
20157,1971542.19%
20147,043330.47%
20137,010520.75%
20126,958480.69%
20116,910861.26%
20106,8241,9413.40%
20004,8831,2593.03%
19903,6243240.94%
19803,3007492.61%
19702,551-19-0.07%
19602,5700.00%

Valley Center Population by Year