Valley Grande is a very small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 3,645 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Valley Grande is the 136th largest community in Alabama.
Valley Grande is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Valley Grande is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Valley Grande who work in office and administrative support (22.29%), healthcare (11.06%), and the sciences (7.97%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Valley Grande has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
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%: 20.92% of the adults in Valley Grande have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Valley Grande in 2010 was $27,109, which is upper middle income relative to Alabama, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $108,436 for a family of four. However, Valley Grande contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Valley Grande is a very 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 English, Irish, German, French, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Valley Grande is English. Other important languages spoken here include German/Yiddish and Italian.