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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    C
Valley Head is a town in Alabama with a population of 651. Valley Head is in DeKalb County. Living in Valley Head offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Valley Head and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Valley Head are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$101,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$530
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    180.5
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    902.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,805.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    361
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    24%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    41%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    13%

Working in Valley Head

Jobs
C-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$24,318
National
$55,322
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Valley Head Reviews

1 review
The one thing I love about my small town is that everyone helps out. Whether there has been a death in ones family or whether we are having banquets everyone who lives in this town try’s to contribute something to help. If you had to pick a town to live in I would suggest this one. As for the kids, we are always into something. We hangout and do bonfires and go hiking and just enjoy each other’s company. It’s also a very safe place to live.
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