Valley Head, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 550 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -10.0%
 
Males: 216  (39.4%)
Females: 334  (60.6%)
Median resident age:

36.9 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 35989.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $24,650 (it was $29,013 in 2000)
Valley Head:

$24,650
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $14,151 (it was $13,582 in 2000)

Valley Head town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $113,276 (it was $60,000 in 2000)
Valley Head:

$113,276
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $159,814; detached houses: $169,273; mobile homes: $34,287

Median gross rent in 2017: $530.

March 2019 cost of living index in Valley Head: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 39.6%
(36.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 95.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Valley Head, AL (2010)
    • 50991.2%White alone
    • 173.0%Hispanic
    • 162.9%Two or more races
    • 101.8%Black alone
    • 40.7%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone
    • 10.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Valley Head, Alabama as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Valley Head is 119 to 1.


Crime rates in Valley Head by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2013

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(153.1)
1
(154.1)
1
(152.9)
2
(299.9)
1
(180.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
6
(924.5)
5
(764.5)
2
(299.9)
5
(902.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(153.1)
12
(1,849)
10
(1,529)
3
(449.8)
10
(1,805)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(154.1)
1
(152.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(361.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)36.8181.8157.599.0200.4

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City-data.com crime index in Valley Head, AL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.64
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (26.9%), English (9.9%), Scottish (7.9%), European (7.2%), Irish (6.5%), German (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1029 feet

Land area: 3.49 square miles.

Population density: 158 people per square mile   (very low).

Valley Head, Alabama map

5 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.8%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $283 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $396 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (38.7 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (89.0 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (515.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Hammondville, AL (1.1 miles ),
Mentone, AL (1.5 miles ),
Henagar, AL (2.9 miles ),
Fort Payne, AL (3.0 miles ),
Menlo, GA (3.1 miles ),
Ider, AL (3.2 miles ),
Sylvania, AL (3.2 miles ),
Pine Ridge, AL (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 34.57 N, Longitude: 85.62 W

Area code: 256

Distribution of median household income in Valley Head, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Valley Head, AL in 2017
Valley Head satellite photo by USGS

Valley Head tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $43,500
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $43,500
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $44,300
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $20,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $20,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $146,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $80,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Valley Head, AL residents
Average permit cost in Valley Head, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Alabama:

3.8%
Most common industries in Valley Head, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Apparel (20.6%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Truck transportation (5.4%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Apparel (14.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (13.9%)
  • Truck transportation (10.1%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Apparel (27.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.3%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.8%)
  • Health care (3.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Valley Head, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (16.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Food processing workers (3.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (13.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.5%)
  • Food processing workers (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (20.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (10.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)

Average climate in Valley Head, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Valley Head, Alabama average temperatures Valley Head, Alabama average precipitation Valley Head, Alabama humidity Valley Head, Alabama wind speed Valley Head, Alabama snowfall Valley Head, Alabama sunshine Valley Head, Alabama clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 53.1. This is better than average.

City:

53.1
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.44. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.44
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.27. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.27
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.1
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Valley Head-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 105% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/19/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the Valley Head town center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/6/2008, a category F4 tornado 14.6 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 12 people.

Earthquake activity:

Valley Head-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 79% smaller 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, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 5.0 miles away from Valley Head 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 123.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 126.6 miles away from Valley Head center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 185.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 296.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 268.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in DeKalb County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 18, Floods: 16, Tornadoes: 14, Winds: 8, Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Valley Head topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Valley Head:

  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF FORT PAYNE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; FORT PAYNE, AL)
  • CROWNE HEALTH CARE OF FT PAYNE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FORT PAYNE, AL)
  • DEKALB REGIONAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; FORT PAYNE, AL)
  • AMERICA'S BEST CARE PLUS, INC (Hospital, about 13 miles away; RAINSVILLE, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Valley Head:

  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 17 miles; Rainsville, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,409)
  • Berry College (about 31 miles; Mount Berry, GA; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (about 35 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,629)
  • Georgia Highlands College (about 36 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,071)
  • Dalton State College (about 38 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,846)
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 38 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 10,158)
  • Snead State Community College (about 41 miles; Boaz, AL; FT enrollment: 2,023)

Public high school in Valley Head:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Valley Head Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Valley Head: Johns Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Price Cemetery (1), Valley Head Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: E. T. York - University chancellor.

DeKalb County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

VALLEY HEAD WATER WORKS BOARD (Population served: 2,928, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

68.0%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

10.1%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

Banks with branches in Valley Head (2011 data):

  • The Citizens Bank of Valley Head: The Citizens Bank Of Valley Head at 85 Winston Dr, branch established on 1935/08/12. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $26.1 mil, Deposits: $22.8 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Consumer Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Valley Head:

Marital status in Valley Head, AL
  • Never married: 33.8%
  • Now married: 36.4%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 24.5%

For population 25 years and over in Valley Head:

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Valley Head
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant32,536144
Mainline Protestant3,92536
Catholic2,6571
Other2522
Black Protestant-1
None31,739-
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: 12
DeKalb County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
DeKalb County:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
DeKalb County:

5.60 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
DeKalb County:

11.1%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.7%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
DeKalb County:

20.7%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

54.8%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Valley Head:

54.7%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Valley Head:

29.0
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Valley Head:

18.9%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Valley Head:

11.2%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Valley Head:

6.8
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.2%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

59.9%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Valley Head:

79.0%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Valley Head, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 2$4,801$28,8060$0
Other Government Administration 2$3,426$20,5565$50
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,000
Totals for Government 4$8,227$24,6816$1,050

Valley Head government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $147,000 ($267.27)
    Police Protection: $80,000 ($145.45)
    Sewerage: $68,000 ($123.64)
    Regular Highways: $25,000 ($45.45)
    Local Fire Protection: $12,000 ($21.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($20.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($29.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $83,000 ($150.91)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $186,000 ($338.18)

Valley Head government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $72,000 ($130.91)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $14,000 ($25.45)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000 ($5.45)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $300,000 ($545.45)
    Other: $55,000 ($100.00)
  • Tax - Other License: $26,000 ($47.27)

Valley Head government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $241,000 ($438.18)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $231,000 ($420.00)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000 ($18.18)

Valley Head government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $282,000 ($512.73)

5.00% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($32,546 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
Alabama average:

5.97%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Marshall County, AL  0.99% ($28,534 average AGI)
to Jackson County, AL  0.85% ($28,133)
to Etowah County, AL  0.37% ($32,651)

Strongest AM radio stations in Valley Head:

  • WQRX (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VALLEY HEAD, AL; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WZOB (1250 AM; 5 kW; FORT PAYNE, AL; Owner: CENTRAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGTA (950 AM; 5 kW; SUMMERVILLE, GA; Owner: AZTECA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZQZ (1180 AM; daytime; 5 kW; TRION, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Valley Head:

  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WATG (95.7 FM; TRION, GA; Owner: TTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WMXN-FM (101.7 FM; STEVENSON, AL; Owner: KEA RADIO, INC.)
  • WKEA-FM (98.3 FM; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: KEA RADIO, INC.)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W215BA (90.9 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMXF-FM (97.3 FM; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WKCX (97.7 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: BRIAR CREEK BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQTU (102.3 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: MCDOUGALD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJCK (88.3 FM; PIEDMONT, AL; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W212AR (90.3 FM; LINDALE, GA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKXJ (98.1 FM; SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Valley Head:

  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W64BJ (Channel 64; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WELF (Channel 23; DALTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • Valley Head, Alabama
  • Fatal accident count10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents15
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:1
  • Fatalities12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents22
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Alabama average
  • Fatal accident count6646
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents9983
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2268
  • Fatalities7461
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents16768
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents540
See more detailed statistics of Valley Head fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 4.8mTotal length
  • $998,000Total costs
  • 3,930Total average daily traffic
  • 393Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,502Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 101 School Street. (Lat: 34.565361 Lon: -85.617361), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 4.6 m, Call Sign: WQBN740,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.250 MHz, Grant Date: 08/27/2014, Expiration Date: 11/15/2024, Certifier: Dennis Lewis, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Anderson, Rr Crossing At Anderson St And Mp 40.25 (Lat: 34.568750 Lon: -85.614944), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.5 m, Overall height: 3.1 m, Call Sign: WQCI879, Licensee ID: L00008014,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.950 MHz, 161.535 MHz, Grant Date: 12/16/2014, Expiration Date: 03/15/2025, Certifier: Jerry R Celio, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Nw, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • HAMMONDVILLE, County Road 121 (Lat: 34.570722 Lon: -85.677639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQPK391,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 06/12/2012, Expiration Date: 06/12/2022, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • 9BH0017A, 1359 Country Rd. 749 (Lat: 34.546833 Lon: -85.688083), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQWR899,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz... (+14 more), Grant Date: 11/03/2015, Expiration Date: 11/03/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • BI03MR075, Highway 11 North (Lat: 34.692500 Lon: -85.567222), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WRBU224,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 06/19/2018, Expiration Date: 06/19/2028, Certifier: Kyle Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • MENTONE, 3245 Cr 757 (Al21500-A) (Lat: 34.591611 Lon: -85.640417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 95.7 m, Call Sign: WRCJ926,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 10/23/2018, Expiration Date: 10/23/2028, Certifier: Larry F Butts, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Email:
  • Valley Head, On Mountain Top 3 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 34.605056 Lon: -85.581889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: KBR38,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6608.75 MHz, 6655.00 MHz, 6565.00 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6685.00 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, Grant Date: 02/22/2018, Expiration Date: 04/30/2028, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St. Ne - Box 110, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6244, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: HOWARD ROGER HINKELMANN EARLY BIRD JENNY (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 424HR , Serial Number: 519A, Year manufactured: 2012, Airworthiness Date: 04/22/2012, Certificate Issue Date: 10/14/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Howard R Hinkelmann, 38882 Us Highway 11, Valley Head, AL 35989
  • Aircraft: LEATHERWOOD ROBERT W FERGUSON F-IIA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 61734 , Serial Number: L-8072, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 11/20/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 05/19/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Bart O Barber, 368 Road 1971, Valley Head, AL 35989
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6976U , Serial Number: 336, Year manufactured: 1964, Certificate Issue Date: 01/28/2014
    Registrant (Corporation): Humble Enterprises Inc, 1203 County Road 731, Valley Head, AL 35989
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 735XF , Serial Number: 18265761, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 06/07/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 02/09/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Alabama Aircraft Management LLC, 171 County Road 491, Valley Head, AL 35989
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 81732 , Serial Number: 7AC-353, Year manufactured: 1945, Certificate Issue Date: 04/04/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Robert L Mccurdy, Po Box 146, Valley Head, AL 35989

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 23. The highest number of fire incidents - 70 took place in 2007, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Valley Head, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (59.1%), and Structure Fires (26.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Valley Head, AL
    • 23659.1%Outside Fires
    • 10426.1%Structure Fires
    • 5213.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 71.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Valley Head, AL
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Valley Head, AL
  • 58.1%Electricity
  • 19.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.0%Utility gas
  • 7.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Valley Head, AL
  • 52.1%Electricity
  • 33.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.9%Utility gas
  • 4.2%No fuel used


Valley Head compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Valley Head on our top lists:

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  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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