Valley, Alabama Population 2020

9,158

Valley is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 9,158, it is the 70th largest city in Alabama and the 3274th largest city in the United States. Valley is currently declining at a rate of -0.23% annually and its population has decreased by -3.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,524 in 2010. Valley reached it's highest population of 9,464 in 2010. Spanning over 13 miles, Valley has a population density of 716 people per square mile.

The average household income in Valley is $55,989 with a poverty rate of 15.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $798 per month, and the median house value is $85,000. The median age in Valley is 34.8 years, 34.1 years for males, and 35.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.1 males.

Valley Demographics

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

  • White: 57.15%
  • Black or African American: 39.73%
  • Asian: 2.32%
  • Two or more races: 0.63%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Valley, Alabama is 9,158, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,200.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,524.

Valley, Alabama Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202033,329-143-0.43%
201933,472-143-0.43%
201833,615-143-0.43%
201733,758-13-0.04%
201633,771-236-0.70%
201534,007270.08%
201433,980-163-0.48%
201334,143390.11%
201234,104740.22%
201134,030-92-0.27%
201034,1220.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,31857.15%
Black or African American3,69739.73%
Asian2162.32%
Two or More Races590.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.16%

Valley Population Pyramid 2020

Valley Median Age

34.8


Total

34.1


Male

35.7


Female

Valley Adults

There are 7,217 adults, (1,432 of whom are seniors) in Valley.

Valley Age Dependency

60.8

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Valley Sex Ratio

Female

4,819

51.79%

Male

4,486

48.21%

Valley Households and Families

Valley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Valley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.2%30.8%
All53.3%46.7%
Female45.4%54.6%
Non Family43.9%56.1%
Male23.8%76.2%

53.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6232.5353.3
Married1,4573.0669.2
Non Family1,2681.2443.9
Female7093.5845.4
Male1893.1323.8

3.15

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Valley Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2233.67%
9th to 12th Grade5629.26%
High School Graduate2,44140.22%
Some College1,35822.38%
Associates Degree66110.89%
Bachelors Degree65110.73%
Graduate Degree1732.85%

Valley Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,7013,232554
Black1,9581,657167
Hispanic215215
Asian180165103
Native American1515

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 57.22%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,635$32,895$29,486
Less Than High School$39,375$35,347$45,089
High School Grad$27,336$30,745$23,750
Some College$30,647$30,757$30,592
Bachelors Degree$45,250$49,301$36,915
Graduate Degree$$68,750$19,327

$30,635

Average Earnings

$32,895

Average Male

$29,486

Average Female

Valley Language

Valley Language by Age

Valley Language

95.34% of Valley residents speak only English, while 4.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.54% of the population.

Valley Poverty

Valley Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,90085117.37%
Black3,67950713.78%
Hispanic3486117.53%

15.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.59%

Male Poverty Rate

18.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Valley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Valley is Hispanic, with 17.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Valley is Black, with 13.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.93%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.63%
High School14.48%
Some College10.00%
Bachelors or Greater4.73%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed57.00%
Male Unemployed19.86%
Female Employed7.73%
Male Employed4.59%

Valley Income

Valley Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,205$55,989
Families$51,108$67,739
Married Families$67,606-
Non Families$26,047$32,524

Valley Marital Status

Valley Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

40.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Valley Married by Age and Sex

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

Valley Veterans

559

Number of Veterans

505

Male Veterans

54

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam226
Second Gulf War178
First Gulf War130
Korea9
World War II

$Valley Veterans by Education

7.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Valley Employment Status

61%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Valley Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

69.64%

Born in Alabama

97.38%

Native Born

2.62%

Foreign Born

2.22%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.38% of Valley residents were born in the United States, with 69.64% having been born in Alabama. 2.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20209,158-21-0.23%
20199,179-21-0.23%
20189,200-71-0.77%
20179,271-21-0.23%
20169,292-84-0.90%
20159,376-5-0.05%
20149,381-60-0.64%
20139,44140.04%
20129,43730.03%
20119,434-30-0.32%
20109,4642660.29%
20009,1981,0251.19%
19908,1730.00%