Valley Grande is a very small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 3,713 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Valley Grande is the 136th largest community in Alabama.
Unlike some cities, Valley Grande isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Valley Grande are a mix 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 (23.90%), management occupations (10.82%), and healthcare (9.76%).
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.
Being a small city, Valley Grande does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Valley Grande who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.05% of the adults in Valley Grande have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Valley Grande in 2010 was $27,830, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $111,320 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, European, and French.
The most common language spoken in Valley Grande is English. Other important languages spoken here include German/Yiddish and Langs. of India.