Valley, Alabama

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Population in 2019: 9,141 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.6%
 
Males: 4,499  (49.2%)
Females: 4,642  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

33.8 years
Alabama median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 36854.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,879 (it was $31,395 in 2000)
Valley:

$48,879
AL:

$51,734

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,009 (it was $16,008 in 2000)

Valley city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $95,724 (it was $53,100 in 2000)
Valley:

$95,724
AL:

$154,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $116,351; detached houses: $122,859; mobile homes: $48,673

Median gross rent in 2019: $814.

March 2019 cost of living index in Valley: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.4%
(15.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.5% for Black residents, 12.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Valley, AL (2019)
    • 5,18755.6%White alone
    • 3,72539.9%Black alone
    • 2252.4%Hispanic
    • 1551.7%Asian alone
    • 380.4%Two or more races
    • 170.2%American Indian alone

Races in Valley detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 40 registered sex offenders living in Valley, Alabama as of April 14, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Valley is 237 to 1.


Crime rates in Valley by year

Type

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(21.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(21.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(91.2)
1
(10.0)
1
(10.0)
6
(62.7)
5
(52.7)
10
(105.6)
13
(136.7)
13
(137.6)
9
(95.1)
11
(117.5)
14
(151.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
18
(205.2)
7
(69.9)
4
(40.1)
5
(52.2)
8
(84.3)
9
(95.1)
13
(136.7)
14
(148.1)
19
(200.7)
13
(138.8)
12
(130.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
33
(376.1)
36
(359.4)
37
(371.3)
58
(606.1)
47
(495.5)
58
(612.6)
47
(494.3)
45
(476.1)
44
(464.9)
41
(437.9)
26
(281.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
146
(1,664)
88
(878.5)
25
(250.9)
159
(1,661)
156
(1,645)
164
(1,732)
119
(1,252)
98
(1,037)
104
(1,099)
112
(1,196)
74
(801.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
475
(5,414)
274
(2,735)
459
(4,606)
425
(4,441)
386
(4,069)
408
(4,309)
400
(4,207)
357
(3,777)
371
(3,920)
452
(4,828)
371
(4,020)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(193.8)
35
(349.4)
21
(210.7)
29
(303.0)
48
(506.0)
50
(528.1)
36
(378.6)
50
(529.0)
47
(496.6)
69
(736.9)
38
(411.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/A2
(20.9)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index558.2299.7313.0505.2484.9613.6535.4536.9502.7559.0509.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Valley, AL

Crime rate in Valley detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 29 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.84
Alabama average:

2.19
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Ancestries: American (26.3%), Irish (4.5%), English (2.2%), African (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1980

Elevation: 570 feet

Land area: 9.74 square miles.

Population density: 938 people per square mile   (low).

Valley, Alabama map

177 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.9%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $434 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $254 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, GA (26.2 miles , pop. 185,781).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (71.3 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (638.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Langdale, AL (0.9 miles ),
Huguley, AL (1.9 miles ),
Lanett, AL (2.0 miles ),
West Point, GA (2.1 miles ),
Cusseta, AL (2.8 miles),
Beulah, AL (3.0 miles ),
Fredonia, AL (3.7 miles),
La Fayette, AL (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 32.81 N, Longitude: 85.18 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,272 (-13.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,025 (22.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 334

Distribution of median household income in Valley, AL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Valley, AL in 2019
Valley satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $58,000
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $74,900
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $82,900
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $69,300
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $69,300
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $76,400
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $131,300
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $72,300
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $68,800
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $114,100
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $93,900
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $92,100
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2016: 9 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 2018: 14 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 2019: 9 buildings, average cost: $103,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Valley, AL residents
Average permit cost in Valley, AL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
Alabama:

4.0%
Most common industries in Valley, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (26.0%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (2.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (31.3%)
  • Construction (11.7%)
  • Truck transportation (3.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.2%)
  • Educational services (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (20.6%)
  • Health care (15.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Valley, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Cashiers (3.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Cashiers (6.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)

Average climate in Valley, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Valley, Alabama average temperatures Valley, Alabama average precipitation Valley, Alabama humidity Valley, Alabama wind speed Valley, Alabama snowfall Valley, Alabama sunshine Valley, Alabama clear and cloudy days

Valley, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.9. This is better than average.

City:

60.9
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.11. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.11
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.84. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.84
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Valley-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 45% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/19/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.8 miles away from the Valley city center killed 2 people and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/5/1954, a category F3 tornado 16.8 miles away from the city center injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Valley-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 49% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 119.2 miles away from Valley center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 127.1 miles away from Valley center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 169.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 171.9 miles away from Valley center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 119.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 166.3 miles away from Valley center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chambers County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Valley topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Valley:

  • CHATTAHOOCHEE HOSPICE INC (6 MEDICAL PARK NORTH)
  • GEORGE H. LANIER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 4800 48TH ST)
  • GEORGE H LANIER MEMORIAL NURSING HOME (4800 48TH ST)
  • FMC LANGDALE (8 MEDICAL PARK)
  • CARESOUTH HOMECARE PROFESSIONALS (4901 23RD BOULEVARD)
  • LANIER HOME HEALTH SERVICES (1806 44TH ST.)

Heliports located in Valley:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Valley:

  • Auburn University (about 24 miles; Auburn University, AL; Full-time enrollment: 22,741)
  • Columbus Technical College (about 25 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 3,241)
  • Columbus State University (about 26 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 6,876)
  • Southern Union State Community College (about 32 miles; Wadley, AL; FT enrollment: 4,120)
  • Tuskegee University (about 41 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • University of West Georgia (about 53 miles; Carrollton, GA; FT enrollment: 10,358)
  • Southern Crescent Technical College (about 60 miles; Griffin, GA; FT enrollment: 4,168)

Public high schools in Valley:

Private high schools in Valley:

  • ACTS ACADEMY (Students: 46, Location: 316 FOB JAMES DR, Grades: PK-12)
  • TEMPLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 36, Location: 2615 64TH BLVD, Grades: KG-9)

Public elementary/middle schools in Valley:

See full list of schools located in Valley

Library in Valley:

  • H. GRADY BRADSHAW / CHAMBERS COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $784,759; Location: 3419 20TH AVENUE; 95,128 books; 5,235 audio materials; 4,271 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 81 state licensed databases; 5 print serial subscriptions; 4 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Valley: Valley Emergency Medical Service (A), East Alabama Water Sewer and Fire Protection District (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Valley include: River View Baptist Church (A), Fairfax Baptist Church (B), Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church (C), Halls Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (D), First Baptist Church of Valley (E), Zion Rest Baptist Church (F), West End Baptist Church (G), Shawmut Holiness Church (H), Rehobeth Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Langdale Cemetery (1), Glass Cemetery (2), Fairfax Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Moores Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Valley: Tater Miller Field (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Cobb Memorial Archives (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 3419 20th Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Econo Lodge Pay (12 East 22nd Street) (1), Rica Motel (4602 20th Avenue) (2), Holiday Inn Express Valley (3645 55th Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Marcus Pollard - 2005 NFL player (Detroit Lions, born: Feb 8, 1972), Ross F. Gray - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Gary Barnes - Football player, Lemanski Hall - Football player.

Chambers County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Valley and their reported violations in the past:

CHATTAHOOCHEE VALLEY WATER SUPPLY DIST (Population served: 32, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between AUG-08-2012 and NOV-05-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-24-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-22-2013), St Public Notif received (2 times from APR-06-2013 to APR-06-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between MAY-09-2012 and AUG-07-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-24-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-15-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between FEB-08-2012 and MAY-08-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-06-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-06-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-06-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-01-2012 and FEB-07-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-13-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-05-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-06-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-11-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-25-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2009)
  • 21 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Valley that have no violations reported:

  • EAST ALABAMA WATER & FIRE PRO DISTRICT (Population served: 18,000, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • BEULAH UTILITIES DISTRICT (Population served: 9,120, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.0%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.1%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
97 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
30 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Valley (2011 data):

  • Capital City Bank: Fob James Branch at 375 Fob James Drive, branch established on 1997/11/01; Shawmut Branch at 3503 20th Avenue, branch established on 1997/11/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,617.3 mil, Deposits: $2,181.2 mil, headquarters in Tallahassee, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 74 total offices, Holding Company: Capital City Bank Group, Inc.
  • Frontier Bank: Valley Branch at 3216 20th Avenue, branch established on 1985/11/07. Info updated 2012/03/01: Bank assets: $297.8 mil, Deposits: $253.4 mil, headquarters in Lagrange, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Frontier National Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Valley Branch at 3202 20th Avenue, branch established on 1961/09/15. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • CharterBank: 20th Avenue Branch at 3500 20th Avenue, branch established on 1999/08/18. Info updated 2011/09/12: Bank assets: $1,115.4 mil, Deposits: $869.2 mil, headquarters in West Point, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices
  • Farmers and Merchants Bank: Cusseta Roads Branch at Phillips And Cusseta Roads, branch established on 1992/07/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $118.2 mil, Deposits: $100.4 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, AL, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers & Merchants Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Valley:

Marital status in Valley, AL
  • Never married: 33.9%
  • Now married: 44.0%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

For population 25 years and over in Valley:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Valley
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Valley, AL (based on Chambers County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,90362
Black Protestant5,78021
Mainline Protestant3,08033
Catholic2491
Other2392
None11,964-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Here:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Chambers County:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
This county:

6.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Chambers County:

4.61 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

15.1%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Chambers County:

35.7%
State:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

7.0%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Valley:

50.4%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Valley:

46.8%
State:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Valley:

29.4
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.2%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

13.5%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Valley:

6.8
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Valley:

36.6%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

55.2%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Valley:

78.5%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Valley, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 20$66,468$39,8811$441
Streets and Highways 15$37,638$30,1100$0
Parks and Recreation 11$33,724$36,79022$10,257
Police - Other 9$36,757$49,0090$0
Other and Unallocable 5$18,751$45,0020$0
Other Government Administration 5$30,557$73,3378$6,600
Welfare 1$2,759$33,1085$5,153
Solid Waste Management 1$3,722$44,6640$0
Financial Administration 1$2,686$32,2320$0
Totals for Government 68$233,063$41,12936$22,450

Valley government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,247,000 ($245.82)
    Central Staff Services: $1,772,000 ($193.85)
    General - Other: $1,312,000 ($143.53)
    Regular Highways: $1,138,000 ($124.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,040,000 ($113.77)
    Health - Other: $733,000 ($80.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $725,000 ($79.31)
    Public Welfare - Other: $226,000 ($24.72)
    Housing and Community Development: $20,000 ($2.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $784,000 ($85.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $88,000 ($9.63)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,905,000 ($427.20)

Valley government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $737,000 ($80.63)
    Other: $404,000 ($44.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $312,000 ($34.13)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $53,000 ($5.80)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $112,000 ($12.25)
    Fines and Forfeits: $76,000 ($8.31)
    Donations From Private Sources: $75,000 ($8.20)
    General Revenue - Other: $28,000 ($3.06)
    Sale of Property: $7,000 ($0.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $412,000 ($45.07)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,330,000 ($801.88)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,493,000 ($163.33)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $236,000 ($25.82)
    Public Utilities Sales: $203,000 ($22.21)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $145,000 ($15.86)
    Other License: $117,000 ($12.80)
    Other Selective Sales: $78,000 ($8.53)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $2,000 ($0.22)

Valley government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,567,000 ($1265.40)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,870,000 ($1189.15)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $697,000 ($76.25)

Valley government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,369,000 ($149.76)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $107,000 ($11.71)

6.85% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,457 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lee County, AL  2.21% ($34,247 average AGI)
from Troup County, GA  1.10% ($26,832)
from Randolph County, AL  0.39% ($28,370)
Businesses in Valley, AL
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1KFC1
Arby's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Burger King1Nike1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Church's Chicken1Sears1
Circle K3Subway1
Ford1Taco Bell1
Goodwill2U-Haul1
H&R Block1Waffle House2
Holiday Inn1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Valley:

  • WRLA (1490 AM; 1 kW; WEST POINT, GA; Owner: CASEY NETWORK, LLC)
  • WGSE (720 AM; daytime; 8 kW; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WPLV (1310 AM; 1 kW; WEST POINT, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDAK (540 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WTLM (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Valley:

  • WEBT (91.5 FM; LANGDALE, AL; Owner: LANGDALE ED. BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WCJM-FM (100.9 FM; WEST POINT, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WRLD-FM (95.3 FM; VALLEY, AL; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WSTH-FM (106.1 FM; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCGQ (107.3 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WMXA (96.7 FM; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WJSP-FM (88.1 FM; WARM SPRINGS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WYFK (89.5 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKZJ (95.7 FM; GREENVILLE, GA; Owner: DAVIS B/CASTING OF COLUMBUS, INC)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WOAK (90.9 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: OAKSIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WMAX-FM (105.3 FM; BOWDON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKR (97.7 FM; AUBURN, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W220AN (91.9 FM; LA GRANGE, ETC., GA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W212AP (90.3 FM; NOTASULGA, ETC., AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WELR-FM (102.3 FM; ROANOKE, AL; Owner: EAGLE'S NEST, INC.)
  • WMGP (98.1 FM; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGSY (100.1 FM; PHENIX CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Valley:

  • WSWS-TV (Channel 66; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF OPELIKA)
  • WTVM (Channel 9; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WRBL (Channel 3; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLTZ (Channel 38; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: LEWIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJSP-TV (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WXTX (Channel 54; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WCGT-LP (Channel 16; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W55CR (Channel 55; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • W18CD (Channel 18; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCAG-LP (Channel 33; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA-ALABAMA BROADCASTING, INC.)
Valley fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Valley fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 200ft / 61.4mTotal length
  • $31,418,000Total costs
  • 112,801Total average daily traffic
  • 18,743Total average daily truck traffic
  • 114,653Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Valley, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 42000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Valley, AL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

95 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Valley)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 1001 Towel Ave. (Lat: 32.780278 Lon: -85.179444), Call Sign: WPHN521,
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.200 MHz, 469.300 MHz, 464.475 MHz, 464.400 MHz, 452.625 MHz, 469.400 MHz, 457.625 MHz, 462.200 MHz, 462.300 MHz, 462.400 MHz... (+5 more), Grant Date: 05/05/2005, Expiration Date: 06/16/2015, Cancellation Date: 12/16/2011, Certifier: Ronald R Jennings, Registrant: Psion Teklogix, 1810 Airport Exchange Blvd, Erlanger, KY 41018, Phone: (859) 372-4266, Fax: (859) 372-4185, Email:
  • 6227 Fairfax Byp (Lat: 32.814306 Lon: -85.203000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPKG424,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.050 MHz, Grant Date: 02/12/1997, Expiration Date: 02/12/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/05/2001, Certifier: Randall J Patterson, Registrant: Alabama Gas Corporation, 830 South 5th Ave., Birmingham, AL 35233, Phone: (205) 326-8386, Fax: (205) 326-8335, Email:
  • I85 Exit 77 (Lat: 32.811250 Lon: -85.216611), Call Sign: KNEL892,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.230 MHz, Grant Date: 10/30/2002, Expiration Date: 12/17/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2013, Certifier: Ronald R Jennings, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • WWTP, 1041 Monk St (Lat: 32.796861 Lon: -85.156806), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQQG866,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.612 MHz, Grant Date: 12/07/2012, Expiration Date: 12/07/2022, Certifier: Tony Segrest, Registrant: Duke Instrument Service Co, 9520 Old Hwy 43, Creola, AL 36525, Phone: (251) 675-6067, Fax: (251) 675-5938, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Valley)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-N (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 529SR , Serial Number: 2266, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 12/05/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 04/20/2015
    Registrant (Corporation): Greaney White & Associates Inc, 225 Lee Rd 845, Valley, AL 36854
  • Aircraft: AEROSTAR ACFT CORP OF TEXAS M20E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9609V , Serial Number: 21-0015, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 01/29/1971, Certificate Issue Date: 03/05/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Samuel R Tharp, 1231 Ben Brown Rd, Valley, AL 36854

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 49. The highest number of fires - 138 took place in 2006, and the least - 7 in 2010. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Valley, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (43.1%), and Outside Fires (35.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Valley, AL
    • 33843.1%Structure Fires
    • 28035.7%Outside Fires
    • 9912.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 678.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Valley, AL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Valley, Alabama:

  • Red Roof Inn, 3645 55TH St, Valley, Alabama 36854 , Phone: (334) 756-2000, Fax: (334) 756-7493
  • Quality Inn Valley-West Point, 3645 55th Street W, Valley, Alabama 36854 , Phone: (334) 756-2000, Fax: (334) 756-2001
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Valley, Alabama
Most common first names in Valley, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James15270.8 years
Mary12576.4 years
William9773.2 years
John9074.8 years
George5975.6 years
Annie5981.1 years
Robert5370.0 years
Willie5173.7 years
Charles3871.2 years
Thomas3575.8 years
Most common last names in Valley, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9978.5 years
Williams6275.7 years
Johnson5676.6 years
Jones3876.3 years
Brown3172.6 years
Davis2875.0 years
White2775.2 years
Walker2670.0 years
Bailey2271.7 years
Moore2178.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Valley, AL
  • 62.6%Electricity
  • 33.4%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Valley, AL
  • 80.4%Electricity
  • 14.9%Utility gas
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Wood


Valley compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.

Valley on our top lists:

  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 (36854) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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  • Ardith D. Parks (3)
  • William Oscar Ingram, Iii (3)
  • Roy M. Broughton (1)
  • Alison Harper (1)
  • William O. Ingram, Iii (1)
  • Johnny E. Daugherty (1)
  • Roy Owens (1)
  • Royall Broughton (1)

Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2021.