Valley, Alabama Population 2021

8,943
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Valley is a city located in Chambers County and Lee County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 8,943, it is the 73rd largest city in Alabama and the 3341st largest city in the United States . Valley is currently declining at a rate of -1.09% annually and its population has decreased by -6.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,524 in 2010. Valley reached it's highest population of 9,505 in 2010. Spanning over 13 miles, Valley has a population density of 699 people per square mile.

The average household income in Valley is $55,583 with a poverty rate of 11.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $799 per month, and the median house value is $88,700. The median age in Valley is 33.5 years, 32.4 years for males, and 35.2 years for females.

Valley Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Valley was:

  • White: 58.11%
  • Black or African American: 39.47%
  • Asian: 1.68%
  • Two or more races: 0.42%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Other race: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Valley, Alabama is 8,943 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,240.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,524.

Valley, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,39658.11%
Black or African American3,66539.47%
Asian1561.68%
Two or More Races390.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native200.22%
Some Other Race100.11%
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Valley Population by Race

Valley Population Pyramid $2021

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Valley Median Age

33.5


Total

32.4


Male

35.2


Female

Valley Adults

There are 7,118 adults, (1,327 of whom are seniors) in Valley.

Valley Age Dependency

60.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Valley Sex Ratio

Female

4,709

50.71%

Male

4,577

49.29%

Valley Population by Age

Valley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Valley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.8%27.2%
All49.7%50.3%
Female39.6%60.4%
Non Family36.2%63.8%
Male18.9%81.1%

49.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Valley Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6542.549.7
Non Family1,4261.2636.2
Married1,3853.2772.8
Female6373.4539.6
Male2063.0118.9

3.21

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Valley Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2383.83%
9th to 12th Grade5528.89%
High School Graduate2,35237.86%
Some College1,48523.91%
Associates Degree73811.88%
Bachelors Degree65510.54%
Graduate Degree1923.09%
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Valley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Valley Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,7333,215547
Black2,2081,959197
Hispanic129113
Asian122115103
Native American2020
Other Race10

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 84.43%.

Valley Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,480$35,238$31,432
Less Than 9th Grade$36,000$26,094$46,595
High School Graduate$29,270$34,219$27,525
Some College$34,133$33,490$36,042
Bachelors Degree$46,981$50,820$42,222
Graduate Degree$45,765$$45,995

$32,480

Average Earnings

$35,238

Average Male

$31,432

Average Female

Valley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Valley Language by Age

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Valley Language

96.22% of Valley residents speak only English, while 3.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.83% of the population.

Valley Language

Valley Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,13178515.30%
Black3,6472366.47%
Hispanic2152612.09%

11.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.20%

Male Poverty Rate

13.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Valley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Valley is White, with 15.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Valley is Black, with 6.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.42%.

Valley Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.27%
High School11.99%
Some College8.73%
Bachelors or Greater3.31%

Valley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed38.46%
Male Unemployed36.47%
Male Employed4.23%
Female Employed3.90%

Valley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Valley Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,747$55,583
Families$55,743$60,826
Married Families$68,476-
Non Families$30,361$42,935
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Income by Household Type

Valley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.6%

Male Marriage Rate

38.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Valley Married by Age and Sex

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Valley Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Valley Marital Status by Race

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Valley Marital Status

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524

Number of Veterans

415

Male Veterans

109

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam193
Second Gulf War183
First Gulf War145
Korea13
World War II

Valley Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74157
35 to 54133
18 to 3499
75+83
55 to 6452

Valley Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4169.76%
Black1084.06%
Hispanic3920.31%

Valley Veterans by Race

Valley Veterans by Education

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7.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Valley Veterans by Education

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62.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Valley Employment by Age

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Valley Employment by Race

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Valley Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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69.87%

Born in Valley

98.13%

Native Born

1.87%

Foreign Born

1.25%

Non Citizen

0.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.13% of Valley residents were born in the United States, with 69.87% having been born in Alabama. 1.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Valley Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,943-99-1.09%
20209,042-99-1.08%
20199,141-99-1.07%
20189,240-60-0.65%
20179,300-28-0.30%
20169,328-88-0.93%
20159,416-5-0.05%
20149,421-61-0.64%
20139,48220.02%
20129,48030.03%
20119,477-28-0.29%
20109,5053070.33%
20009,1981,0251.19%
19908,1730.00%

Valley Population by Year