Valley, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Valley, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Valley had a population of 9,579 as of July 1, 2017. Valley ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Valley is located at latitude 32.829 and longitude -85.1694 in Chambers County. The formal boundaries for the City of Valley (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Chambers County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 568 feet.

The City of Valley (GNIS ID: 2405634) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Valley is located within Valley Division of Chambers County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Valley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Valley: Fairfax, Langdale, River View, Shawmut.

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Valley, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,579
Daytime Population: Workers 3,124
Daytime Population: Residents 5,603
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,727
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 9,482
Population in Familes 7,714
Population in Group Qrtrs 97
Population Density2 873
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $33,780
Average Household Income $47,301
Per Capita Income $19,393


Total Housing Units 5,189 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,484 (47.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,414 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,291 (24.9%)
Median Home Value $88,961
Average Home Value $120,231


Total Households 3,898
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 2,539
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.08% 0.27%
Households 0.07% 0.29%
Families -0.11% 0.16%
Median Household Income   -0.15%
Per Capita Income   1.1%

Valley, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Valley to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 70 88th
Population Density # 60 90th
Diversity Index # 91 84th
Median Household Income # 424 27th
Per Capita Income # 390 33rd

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