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Valley Grande, Alabama - Basic Facts

Valley Grande is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Valley Grande.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Dallas County at latitude 32.509 and longitude -86.9875. Dallas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 364 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Valley Grande (see map) encompass a land area of 33.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.31 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Valley Grande: Valegrande.

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Valley Grande, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Valley Grande to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 139 76th
Population Density1 # 436 25th
Diversity Index2 # 163 72nd
Median Household Income # 320 45th
Per Capita Income # 210 64th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Valley Grande, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,029
Population in Households 4,022
Population in Familes 3,472
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 120
Diversity Index2 48
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,579
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 1,152
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,696 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,240 (73.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 339 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 117 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $112,189
Average Home Value $128,067
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,166
Average Household Income $51,862
Per Capita Income $20,337
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.05% -0.37%
Households 0.3% -0.29%
Families -0.42% -0.35%
Median Household Income   3.18%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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