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Valley Center is a city in Sedgwick County, in the Wichita metro area.

The community was named for its location in the Little Arkansas River valley
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Valley Center. For links to other places called Valley Center, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Valley Center is 37.834N. The longitude is -97.373W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,345 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,167.


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Median household income
Local
$50,683
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Valley Center demographic reports
Valley Center is on the Little Arkansas River
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.8 per 1,000 people.
Historic sites and museums: Valley Center Cultural & Historical Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Valley Center demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sedgwick County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Wichita area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 67204 ZIP code.

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24% of Valley Center residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Valley Center ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Valley Center was $20,259, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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24% of Valley Center residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Valley Center, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $388.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $952.


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Libraries in Valley Center include Edna Buschow Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Valley Center include Ark Valley News

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Sedgwick County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Valley Center political report.

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The average commute time for Valley Center workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Other KS communities named Valley Center:
  �Sedgwick County township
  �Pawnee County township

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