Valley Grande is a very small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 3,849 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Valley Grande is the 136th largest community in Alabama.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Valley Grande is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Valley Grande is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Valley Grande who work in office and administrative support (19.10%), management occupations (13.79%), and sales jobs (10.15%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Valley Grande has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Valley Grande a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small city, Valley Grande doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Valley Grande who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.16% of the adults in Valley Grande have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Valley Grande in 2010 was $25,562, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,248 for a family of four. However, Valley Grande contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Valley Grande is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Valley Grande home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Valley Grande residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Valley Grande include Irish, German, French , and European.
The most common language spoken in Valley Grande is English. Other important languages spoken here include Gujarathi and French.