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%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Valley Grande has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Valley Grande has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Valley Grande than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Valley Grande may be for you.
Being a small city, Valley Grande does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Valley Grande citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.16% of adults 25 and older in Valley Grande have a college 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.