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Valley, Alabama

Valley, Alabama
City
Valley City Hall
Valley City Hall
Location in Chambers County and the state of Alabama
Location in Chambers County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Alabama
County Chambers
Government
 • Mayor Leonard Riley
Area
 • Total 11.0 sq mi (28.6 km2)
 • Land 11.0 sq mi (28.6 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 568 ft (173 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 9,524
 • Density 864/sq mi (333.4/km2)
Time zone CST (official)
EST (observed) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (official)
EDT (observed) (UTC-5)
ZIP code 36854
Area code(s) 334
FIPS code 01-78204
GNIS feature ID 0136100
Website .com.cityofvalleywww

Valley is a city in Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is included in the Greater Columbus Combined Statistical Area.[3]

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Climate 2
  • Demographics 3
  • Media 4
  • Notable people 5
  • Photo gallery 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8

Geography

Valley is located in southeastern Chambers County at 32°48'40.993" North, 85°10'40.577" West (32.811387, -85.177938).[4] According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.0 square miles (28.6 km2), all land.[2]

Valley has a larger Micropolitan Statistical Area known as the "Greater Valley Area" consisting of the three largest cities of Chambers County: Valley, West Point, Georgia.

Climate

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Valley has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps. [5]

Demographics

As of the census[9] of 2010, there were 9,524 people, 3,878 households, and 2,561 families residing in the city. The population density was 864 people per square mile (333.4/km²). There were 5,025 housing units at an average density of 457 per square mile (176/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 64.0% White, 33.0% Black or African American, 0.1% Native American, 1.2% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. 1.7% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 3,878 households out of which 26.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.2% were married couples living together, 18.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.0% were non-families. 30.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.9% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 16.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39.3 years. For every 100 females there were 88.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,501, and the median income for a family was $40,013. Males had a median income of $36,345 versus $29,905 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,928. About 18.2% of families and 20.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.4% of those under age 18 and 12.9% of those age 65 or over.

Media

Valley is served by the (DMA).

Notable people

Photo gallery

References

  1. ^ Hoagland, Alison K.; Breisch, Kenneth A. (2003). Constructing Image, Identity, and Place. Univ. of Tennessee Press. pp. 150–.  
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Valley city, Alabama". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 3, 2014. 
  3. ^ OMB BULLETIN NO. 13-01: Revised Delineations of Metropolitan Statistical Areas, Micropolitan Statistical Areas, and Combined Statistical Areas, and Guidance on Uses of the Delineations of These Areas. Office of Management and Budget. February 28, 2013.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  5. ^ Climate Summary for Valley, Alabama
  6. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. Retrieved June 6, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013". Retrieved June 3, 2014. 
  9. ^ "American FactFinder".  

External links

  • City of Valley official website

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