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Pros

-Strong economy
-Low unemployment
-Educated population

Cons

-Isolation
-Infrastructure
-Hot, humid summers


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Huntsville is a surprising and up-and-coming research, technology and high-tech manufacturing center in extreme north Alabama. It is known as the “Space Capital of America,” a role that started in the 1940’s when a U.S. senator brought famed German scientists, including Dr. Wernher von Braun, to a local U.S. Army arsenal to continue their work.


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    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Huntsville is 6.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Huntsville jobs have Increased by 0.54 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Huntsville's cost of living is 8.60% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Huntsville's population is 190,582 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 19.27 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 11 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Huntsville is $140,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.24%.
    SCHOOLS
    Huntsville public schools spend $11,583 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.9 students per teacher in Huntsville.

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  5/1/2017
Do not move here

This place is one of the worst places I have lived being former military. It sucks big... (Read More)

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  5/1/2017
Do not move here

This place is one of the worst places I have lived being former military. It sucks big... (Read More)

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  3/30/2017
Good town for conservative families.

If you like religious folks, conservative values, and southern culture this is the place for you. There's a lot of young professionals and military families that move... (Read More)

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