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.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Valley Grande is worth considering.
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. 20.92% of adults 25 and older in Valley Grande have a college 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.