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Income/capita NAT. AVG.
6%
Household income NAT. AVG.
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Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexValley CityNorth DakotaNational
Income per capita$32,380$33,107$29,829
Median household income$51,734$59,114$55,322
Median income owner occupied$66,684$76,410$70,586
Median income renter occupied$32,993$36,149$35,192
Median earnings male$40,239$41,306$36,919
Median earnings female$24,949$26,342$26,250
Unemployment rate1.4%1.9%4.7%
Poverty level11.4%11.2%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Valley City is 9% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Valley City is 6% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Valley City is 70% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Valley City is 24% lower than the national average

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      $34,485 $51,734 $103,468
      City
      $39,405 $59,114 $118,228
      State
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
      Nation
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      Valley City median earnings by income bracket

      Valley City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.6%14.6%
      Manufacturing sector17.9%17.9%
      Financial & insurance services1.3%1.3%
      Wholesale & retail services10.7%10.7%
      Public administration5.3%5.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.9%3.9%
      Education, health & social services17.3%17.3%
      Other27.0%27.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Oriska, ND230$72,81331.6%
      Sanborn, ND124$67,08321.3%
      Rogers, ND39$64,28616.2%
      Fingal, ND121$46,87515.3%
      Leal, ND11$28,75048.0%
      Valley City, ND6,393$51,7346.5%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Naples Manor, FL6,391$49,24111.0%
      Lynchburg, Moore County, TN6,396$63,76215.3%
      Antigonish, Subd. B, NS6,396n/a 
      West Yarmouth, MA6,388$57,8524.6%
      Horseheads, NY6,388$51,2507.4%
      Valley City, ND6,393$51,7346.5%
      Source: The Valley City, ND employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).