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Cost of Living

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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Huntsville, Alabama is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Huntsville, Alabama is more expensive.

Overall, Huntsville, Alabama cost of living is 96.90.

  COST OF LIVINGHuntsville, AlabamaUnited States
  Overall  97100
  Grocery  93.2100
  Health  94100
  Housing  93100
  Utilities  98100
  Transportation  98100
  Miscellaneous  104100
Huntsville sucks
Nuff said. Don't move here. Rednecks and weirdos in one town, plus all of the jobs are about to dry up on the arsenal, and as of the other day, NASA. BRAC people were... (read more)
No Traffic in Huntsville
Responding to a few posts from people complaining about traffic in Huntsville. There is no traffic in Huntsville. Rush hour is never lower than 50 MPH. Some two lane... (read more)
Mild winters, hot humid summers
Winter is essentially limited to January and February with occasional icing that shuts down the city for a day or two a... (read more)
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Huntsville, mediocrity is thy name.
Huntsville used to be a very progressive town. Back in the days of the space race, the town had a very high content of engineers and scientists from other locations... (read more)
re: Average Southern City - 2/2/2015
What would you say to someone contemplating a career move, in the field of education, to Huntsville? The weather is a non-issue since I love even further south, but it's... (read more)
Nice a Place to Visit
If you belong to the Tea Party, then this is the place for you. They are still fighting the Civil War here, so Yankees will have a hard time fitting in. These people are... (read more)
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