Valley Center is a somewhat small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 7,057 people and just one neighborhood, Valley Center is the 49th largest community in Kansas.
Real Estate Prices
Valley Center real estate is some of the most expensive in Kansas, although Valley Center house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Valley Center isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Valley Center are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Valley Center is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Valley Center who work in office and administrative support (14.93%), teaching (10.13%) and management occupations (10.04%).
Also of interest is that Valley Center has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Valley Center is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Valley Center’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Being a small city, Valley Center does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.