Demographics

Population  
Valley City 6,699
Barnes County 11,019
(Job Service ND, 2015)  

Population by Age  
0-9 yrs 799
10-19 yrs 942
20-34 yrs 1774
35-54 yrs 1779
55-64 yrs 1058
65+ yrs 1699
Female 50.7%
Median Age 40.2
(U.S. Census Bureau, 2015 estimates; % in 2010)  

Land Area in Square Miles  
Valley City (City of Valley City) 3.46
Barnes County (Job Service ND) 1,491

Climate  
Average winter temperature: 15 degrees F
Average summer temperature: 76 degrees F
Average annual precipitation: 18.9 in.

Number of Households  
Valley City 3,900
Barnes County 5,808
(U.S. Census Bureau, 2015)  

Average Annual Wage  
Barnes County $37,842
State of North Dakota $50,181
(U.S. Census Bureau, 2015)  

Per Capita Personal Income  
Valley City $32,787
Barnes County $33,016
State of North Dakota $32,035
(U.S. Census, 2015)  

Unemployment Rate  
Barnes County 2.5%
State of North Dakota 2.1%
United States 4.5%
(Job Service ND, August 2017)  

Barnes County Taxable Sales & Purchases  
$73,102,625 2016
$79,583,196 2015
$87,949,282 2014
$92,502,411 2013

Valley City Taxable Sales & Purchases  
$70,095,016 2016
$75,016,073 2015
$81,066,891 2014
$84,701,953 2013

Taxable Valuations

  2016 2015 2014
Valley City $15,947,003 $15,123,374 $14,001,257
Barnes County $77,096,411 $73,903,024 $69,909.87
VC School District $35,733,872 $34,300,984 $32,211,480

Valley City Labor Market Area Statistics

Counties included in VCLMA: Barnes, Griggs, Steele, Western Stutsman, Northern LaMoure and Ransom,
Southern Foster & Western edge of Cass County

Quick Contact

Valley City - Barnes County Development Corporation
250 West Main Street
Valley City ND 58702

Phone: 701-840-7820
Fax: 701-845-1892
Email: vdg@hellovalley.com

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