Valley City, North Dakota Population 2021

6,203
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Valley City is a city located in Barnes County North Dakota. With a 2020 population of 6,203, it is the 13th largest city in North Dakota and the 4240th largest city in the United States . Valley City is currently declining at a rate of -0.96% annually and its population has decreased by -5.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,585 in 2010. Valley City reached it's highest population of 7,843 in 1970. Spanning over 4 miles, Valley City has a population density of 1,503 people per square mile.

The average household income in Valley City is $66,804 with a poverty rate of 12.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $677 per month, and the median house value is $133,600. The median age in Valley City is 43.1 years, 43.1 years for males, and 43 years for females.

Valley City Demographics

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

  • White: 90.82%
  • Black or African American: 3.45%
  • Native American: 2.76%
  • Asian: 1.69%
  • Two or more races: 1.04%
  • Other race: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Valley City, North Dakota is 6,203 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,383.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,585.

Valley City, North Dakota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,86790.82%
Black or African American2233.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native1782.76%
Asian1091.69%
Two or More Races671.04%
Some Other Race160.25%
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Valley City Population by Race

Valley City Population Pyramid $2021

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Valley City Median Age

43.1


Total

43.1


Male

43


Female

Valley City Adults

There are 5,379 adults, (1,381 of whom are seniors) in Valley City.

Valley City Age Dependency

61.6

Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27

Child Dependency Ratio

Valley City Sex Ratio

Female

3,367

52.12%

Male

3,093

47.88%

Valley City Population by Age

Valley City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Valley City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.6%11.4%
All59%41%
Female45.6%54.4%
Non Family41%59%
Male17.5%82.5%

59.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Valley City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1931.8559
Non Family1,6261.1741
Married1,2662.7588.6
Male1541.6217.5
Female1471.9445.6

2.56

Average Family Size

1.85

Average Household Size

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Valley City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1613.58%
9th to 12th Grade2515.59%
High School Graduate1,42931.81%
Some College87819.55%
Associates Degree3708.24%
Bachelors Degree96321.44%
Graduate Degree4409.80%
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Valley City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Valley City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,9913,6561,150
Native American1709326
Black161161137
Hispanic107107
Asian909090
2+ Races2727

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Valley City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,796$44,404$32,944
Less Than 9th Grade$21,135$$21,266
High School Graduate$34,182$40,278$25,291
Some College$43,051$49,595$33,889
Bachelors Degree$38,007$63,906$34,009
Graduate Degree$44,300$35,461$55,066

$36,796

Average Earnings

$44,404

Average Male

$32,944

Average Female

Valley City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Valley City Language by Age

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Valley City Language

96.32% of Valley City residents speak only English, while 3.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.68% of the population.

Valley City Language

Valley City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,31666712.55%
Black1933417.62%
Hispanic174179.77%
Multiple451328.89%
Other1313100.00%

12.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.72%

Male Poverty Rate

11.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Valley City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Valley City is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Valley City is Hispanic, with 9.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.98%.

Valley City Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School9.88%
Less Than 9th Grade8.16%
Bachelors or Greater6.42%
Some College4.48%

Valley City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed57.14%
Female Employed10.09%
Male Employed9.69%

Valley City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Valley City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,926$66,804
Families$79,875$96,421
Married Families$93,770-
Non Families$29,938$37,950
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Income by Household Type

Valley City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Valley City Married by Age and Sex

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Valley City Marriage

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

Valley City Marital Status by Race

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Valley City Marital Status

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442

Number of Veterans

430

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War121
Vietnam120
World War II41
First Gulf War30
Korea20

Valley City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+121
65 to 74113
35 to 5491
55 to 6466
18 to 3451

Valley City Veterans by Age

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Valley City Veterans by Race

Valley City Veterans by Education

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7.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Valley City Veterans by Education

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69%

Labor Force Participation

67.6%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Valley City Employment by Age

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Valley City Employment by Race

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Valley City 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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66.70%

Born in Valley City

97.07%

Native Born

2.93%

Foreign Born

2.29%

Non Citizen

0.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.07% of Valley City residents were born in the United States, with 66.70% having been born in North Dakota. 2.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Valley City Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,203-60-0.96%
20206,263-60-0.95%
20196,323-60-0.94%
20186,383-43-0.67%
20176,426-110-1.68%
20166,536-78-1.18%
20156,614-9-0.14%
20146,623-44-0.66%
20136,667640.97%
20126,603-78-1.17%
20116,681350.53%
20106,646-180-0.27%
20006,826-337-0.48%
19907,163-611-0.82%
19807,774-69-0.09%
19707,843340.04%
19607,8099581.32%
19506,8519341.48%
19405,9176491.17%
19305,2685821.18%
19204,686800.17%
19104,6060.00%

Valley City Population by Year