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 (17.55%), sales jobs (13.20%), and management occupations (12.71%).
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 with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.84% of adults in Valley Grande have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Valley Grande in 2010 was $27,706, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $110,824 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 German, Irish, European, and French .
The most common language spoken in Valley Grande is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Gujarathi.