Vale is a somewhat small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 10,708 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Vale is the 82nd largest community in North Carolina.
Vale is a blue-collar town, with 35.20% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Vale is a town of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Vale who work in office and administrative support (13.26%), sales jobs (11.66%), and management occupations (8.86%).
Residents will find that the town 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, Vale is worth considering.
Being a small town, Vale does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Vale are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.37% of adults in Vale have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Vale in 2010 was $18,492, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $73,968 for a family of four.
The people who call Vale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Vale residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Vale include Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Vale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Miao/Hmong.