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Missouri Valley is a city in Harrison County, in the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area.

The latitude of Missouri Valley is 41.556N. The longitude is -95.887W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,017 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,894.


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Median household income
Local
$36,594
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Missouri Valley demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Missouri Valley Junction
· Saint Johns
Local festivals include:
  • Harrison County Fair - July 17-22, 2007
  • Barbecue & Bluegrass - Aug. 24-26, 2007
  • HarvestFest - Sept. 8, 2007
Dates often change. Check Missouri Valley web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Wilson Island State Recreation Area, DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge, Western Skies Scenic Byway
Historic sites and museums: Harrison County Historical Village
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Missouri Valley demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Harrison County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 51555 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

36% of Missouri Valley residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Missouri Valley ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Missouri Valley was $18,031, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

12% of Missouri Valley residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Missouri Valley festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Missouri Valley, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $353.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $802.


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Libraries

Libraries in Missouri Valley include Missouri Valley Public Library ... View libraries

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Politics

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

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Traffic

The average commute time for Missouri Valley workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Missouri Valley include Days Inn, Super 8.

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