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Valley
—  City  —
Valley City Hall
Valley is located in Alabama
Valley
Location in Alabama.
Coordinates: 32°48′41″N 85°10′41″W / 32.81139°N 85.17806°W / 32.81139; -85.17806
Country United States
State Alabama
County Chambers
Government
 - Mayor Arnold Leak
Area
 - Total 9.7 sq mi (25.2 km2)
 - Land 9.7 sq mi (25.2 km2)
 - Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 568 ft (173 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 9,198
 Density 948.2/sq mi (365/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 http://www.cityofvalley.com/

Valley is a city in Chambers County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 9,198. It is the principal city of and is included in the Valley, Alabama Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is included in the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Gainesville, Georgia-Alabama (part) Combined Statistical Area.

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Geography

Valley is located at 32°48'40.993" North, 85°10'40.577" West (32.811387, -85.177938)[1].

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.7 square miles (25.2 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 9,198 people, 3,832 households, and 2,605 families residing in the city. The population density was 944.2 people per square mile (364.6/km²). There were 4,194 housing units at an average density of 430.5/sq mi (166.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 70.17% White, 28.78% Black or African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 0.11% from other races, and 0.47% from two or more races. 0.84% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 3,832 households out of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.5% were married couples living together, 15.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.0% were non-families. 29.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.0% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 17.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 87.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,395, and the median income for a family was $37,963. Males had a median income of $30,159 versus $21,325 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,008. About 12.0% of families and 14.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.6% of those under age 18 and 17.1% of those age 65 or over.

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Coordinates: 32°48′41″N 85°10′41″W / 32.811387°N 85.177938°W / 32.811387; -85.177938

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Valley, Alabama
—  City  —
Coordinates: 32°48′41″N 85°10′41″W / 32.81139°N 85.17806°W / 32.81139; -85.17806
Country United States
State Alabama
County Chambers
Government
 - Mayor Arnold Leak
Area
 - Total 9.7 sq mi (25.2 km2)
 - Land 9.7 sq mi (25.2 km2)
 - Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 568 ft (173 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 9,198
 Density 948.2/sq mi (365/km2)
Time zone eastern (EST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 36854
Area code(s) 334
FIPS code 01-78204
GNIS feature ID 0136100

Valley is a city in Chambers County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 9,198. It is the principal city of and is included in the Valley, Alabama Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is included in the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Gainesville, Georgia-Alabama (part) Combined Statistical Area.


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