Demographics

Population  
Valley City 6,380
Barnes County 10,542
(U.S. Census, 2018)  

Population by Age  
0-5 yrs 5.2%
6-18 yrs 16.6%
19-65 yrs 54.7%
65+ yrs 23.5%
Female 53.1%
Median Age 40.2
(U.S. Census Bureau, 2018)  

Land Area in Square Miles  
Valley City (City of Valley City) 3.46
Barnes County (Job Service ND) 1,513

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

Number of Households  
Valley City 3,166
Barnes County 5,113
(U.S. Census Bureau, 2018)  

Average Annual Wage  
Barnes County $43,850
State of North Dakota $49,620
(Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018)  

Per Capita Personal Income  
Valley City $32,081
Barnes County $32,517
State of North Dakota $30,900
(U.S. Census, 2018)  

Unemployment Rate  
Barnes County 2.7%
State of North Dakota 2.3%
United States 3.7%
(Bureau of Labor Statistics, June 2019)  

Barnes County Taxable Sales & Purchases  
$69,466,645 2018
$69,968, 011 2017
$73,103,625 2016
$79,583,196 2015

Valley City Taxable Sales & Purchases  
$66,421,485 2018
$66,997,924 2017
$70,095,016 2016
$75,016,073 2015

Taxable Valuations

  2018 2017 2016
Valley City $20,052,788 $16,476,994 $15,947,003
Barnes County $81,946,989 $78,708,048 $77,096,411
VC School District $38,248,934 $36,755,057 $35,733,872

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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