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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    C+
Valley Falls is a town in Kansas with a population of 1,017. Valley Falls is in Jefferson County. Living in Valley Falls offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Valley Falls and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Valley Falls are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$102,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$592
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    175.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    87.6
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    437.8
    500.1
  • Theft
    875.7
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    437.8
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    7%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    43%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%

Working in Valley Falls

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$53,984
National
$55,322
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Valley Falls Reviews

2 reviews
I have lived in Valley Falls all of my life and I believe it is a great small town to grow up in. Valley Falls has a nickname of "Happy Valley" and this nickname fits perfectly with the town because everyone in it always has a smile on their face and are very friendly.
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It is a small town of about 1,100. The school is 2A but students can go out for just about everything.