Valley, Alabama

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Valley, Alabama
Valley City Hall
Valley City Hall
Location of Valley in Chambers County, Alabama.
Location of Valley in Chambers County, Alabama.
Coordinates: 32°48′41″N 85°10′41″W / 32.81139°N 85.17806°W / 32.81139; -85.17806
CountryUnited States
 • Total12.89 sq mi (33.38 km2)
 • Land12.89 sq mi (33.38 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
568 ft (173 m)
 • Total10,529
 • Density816.83/sq mi (315.39/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code334
FIPS code01-78204
GNIS feature ID0136100

Valley is a city in Chambers County, Alabama, United States. According to the 2020 census, there are 10,529 people living there.[2]

Geography[change | change source]

Valley is located in the southeastern Chambers County at 32°48'41" North, 85°10'41" West (32.811387, -85.177938).[3] According to the U.S. Census Bureau, it has a total area of 12.9 square miles (33.4 km2), all land.[1]

It is located on the Alabama-Georgia state line.

Valley is part of a larger area called the LaGrange Micropolitan Statistical Area. It consists of Chambers County and Troup County, Georgia.

Climate[change | change source]

Its climate usually has hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Valley has a humid subtropical climate. It is often abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps. [4]

Demographics[change | change source]

Population[change | change source]

As of the census of 2020, there were 10,529 people and 4,336 households in the city. Its population density was 817 people per square mile (315/km2). There were 4,910 housing units at an average density of 381 per square mile (147/km2).[2]

Average income[change | change source]

In 2021, the median income for a household in the city was $51,476, and the median income for a family was $54,571.[5] The per capita income for the city was $24,905.[6] About 13.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.6% of those under age 18 and 13.7% of those age 65 or over.[5]

Media[change | change source]

Valley is served by the Columbus, Georgia Television Designated Market Area (DMA).

Notable people[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census[7]
  • Jennifer Chandler, won a gold medal in diving at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal
  • Josh Evans, former NFL player
  • Lemanski Hall, former NFL player
  • John Copeland, former NFL player
  • Bill McGhee, former player for the Philadelphia Athletics
  • Marcus Pollard, former NFL player
  • Mike Potts, former pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers
  • K. Lee Scott, Christian composer
  • Jylan Ware, NFL player
  • Drew Ferguson, member of the United States House of Representatives from Georgia's 3rd congressional district
  • Matt Foster, pitcher for the Chicago White Sox

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 29, 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "PROFILE OF GENERAL POPULATION AND HOUSING CHARACTERISTICS". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 12, 2023.
  3. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. "Valley, Alabama Köppen Climate Classification (Weatherbase)". Weatherbase. Retrieved 2020-08-08.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Valley city, Alabama - Census Bureau Profile". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 12, 2023.
  6. "MEAN INCOME IN THE PAST 12 MONTHS". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 12, 2023.
  7. "U.S. Decennial Census". Retrieved June 6, 2013.