Valley Springs, SD

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Valley Springs Profile


Overview

Valley Springs is a tiny city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 767 people and just one neighborhood, Valley Springs is the 79th largest community in South Dakota.

Valley Springs real estate is some of the most expensive in South Dakota, although Valley Springs house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Valley Springs is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.67% of the Valley Springs workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Valley Springs is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Valley Springs who work in office and administrative support (14.67%), sales jobs (6.89%), and food service (6.00%).

Also of interest is that Valley Springs has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Valley Springs telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.44% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.


Setting & Lifestyle

Valley Springs 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 Springs’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

Being a small city, Valley Springs does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Valley Springs Demographics

The education level of Valley Springs citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.34% of adults 25 and older in Valley Springs have a college degree.

The per capita income in Valley Springs in 2010 was $23,736, which is middle income relative to South Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $94,944 for a family of four. However, Valley Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Valley Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Valley Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Valley Springs include Norwegian, Dutch, Irish, and Swedish.

The most common language spoken in Valley Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Valley Springs 0.101011101001110
South Dakota 3.83

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Valley Springs VIOLENT CRIMES

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Valley Springs 0.101011101001110
South Dakota 19.43

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Valley Springs 0.101011101001110
South Dakota 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 13 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

BRANDON VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT 49-2


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District Quality Compared to South Dakota

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Better than of SD school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to SD Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Brandon Valley Intermediate 07 School
201 West Park St
Brandon, SD, 57005
05-06
Fred Assam Elementary 06 School
7700 E Willowwood St
Sioux Falls, SD, 57110
PK-04
Robert Bennis Elementary 05 School
2001 S Sioux Blvd
Brandon, SD, 57005
KG-04
Brandon Elementary 03 School
501 Holly Blvd
Brandon, SD, 57005
KG-04
Valley Springs Elementary 04 School
301 Valley Dr
Valley Springs, SD, 57068
KG-04
Brandon Valley Middle School 02
700 Holly Blvd
Brandon, SD, 57005
07-08
Brandon Valley High School 01
301 S Splitrock Blvd
Brandon, SD, 57005
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 17.7% 38.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.6% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.1% 7.0%

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GARRETSON SCHOOL DISTRICT 49-4


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to South Dakota

(10 is best)

Better than of SD school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to SD Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Garretson Middle School 03
505 2nd St
Garretson, SD, 57030
06-08
Garretson High School 01
505 2nd St
Garretson, SD, 57030
09-12
Garretson Elementary 02 School
505 2nd St
Garretson, SD, 57030
PK-05

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 21.2% 38.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.2% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.0% 7.0%

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