The area was first settled in the mid-nineteenth century after an early swamp was drained. The Salt River Turnpike, today's Dixie Highway, ran through the area. Large-scale suburban development occurred in the 1950s and 1960s, similar to in nearby Pleasure Ridge Park. Valley High School is located in the area.
Valley Station Town Center, Dixie Highway and Valley Station Road
Valley Station Shopping Center, 10800 Dixie Highway, Family Dollar, Feeders Supply Pet Lovers Store, Auto Zone, Arby's, and Wicks Pizza.
There were 8,723 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.9% were married couples living together, 13.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.7% were non-families. 21.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.02.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 92.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.6 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $42,290, and the median income for a family was $47,650. Males had a median income of $34,763 versus $23,731 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $18,759. About 4.0% of families and 6.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.1% of those under age 18 and 5.4% of those age 65 or over. 9.6% have a bachelor's degree or higher, 22.6% don't have a high school degree.