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Pros

-Cost of living
-Attractive setting
-Nearby water recreation

Cons

-Economy and jobs
-Entertainment
-Low educational attainment


What Bert Has To Say About Gadsden Metro Area


Gadsden is historically one of the state’s largest industrial centers, producing steel, rubber, fabricated metal and electronic equipment in an almost early 20th century company-town environment. The steel and rubber factories, led by Goodyear and Republic Steel, mostly went away in the 1980’s, leaving a fairly gritty and impoverished industrial landscape. The city worked hard through the 1990’s to reverse the tide with redevelopment investments with some success, but today Gadsden is still a mixed bag with unemployment, crime and education issues.

Highlights


Small industrial town - Northeast Alabama, between Birmingham and Chattanooga, Tennessee See local real estate
Country: United States
State: Alabama
County: Etowah County
Metro Area: Gadsden Metro Area
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Schools: See Local Schools
City: Ballplay
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Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 624 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Ballplay


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Ballplay is 6.50 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Ballplay jobs have Decreased by 0.20 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Ballplay's cost of living is 24.80% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Ballplay's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Ballplay's population is 1,444 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 24.06 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 9 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Ballplay is $63,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.45%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Ballplay public schools spend $8,139 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.8 students per teacher in Ballplay. Learn more...

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