Valley City is a somewhat small city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 6,323 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Valley City is the 12th largest community in North Dakota.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Valley City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Valley City is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Valley City who work in office and administrative support (10.50%), management occupations (9.56%), and sales jobs (7.15%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.49 minutes getting to work every day.
The education level of Valley City citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.23% of adults in Valley City have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Valley City in 2018 was $32,745, which is middle income relative to North Dakota, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $130,980 for a family of four. However, Valley City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Valley City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Valley City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Valley City include German, Norwegian, Irish, Swedish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Valley City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.