Valley City is a somewhat small city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 6,575 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Valley City is the 12th largest community in North Dakota.
Valley City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 management occupations (12.47%), office and administrative support (9.43%), and maintenance occupations (7.58%).
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 18.04 minutes getting to work every day.
The education level of Valley City citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.35% of adults in Valley City have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Valley City in 2018 was $32,380, 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 $129,520 for a family of four. However, Valley City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Valley City is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 French.
The most common language spoken in Valley City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.