Valley County is located in central Nebraska. The County Seat is Ord and the largest city is Ord. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.valley.ne.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 4,204 and the 2010 census population was 4,260. The land area is 568.05 square miles and there are 7.5 persons per square mile.
98.2% of the population is White, 0.3% is Black or African American, 2.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.9% is two or more races. 93.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 17.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $78,100, there are 1,893 households, an average of 2.21 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,227, the median household income is $40,445, and 15.2% of the persons in Valley County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 439. Retail sales (in $1000) were $66,843, and sales per capita were $15,780.
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