Gadsden, Alabama 

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Population

35,832

-3.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.9%

Best Places to Live in Gadsden, Alabama

Small industrial town - Northeast Alabama, between Birmingham and Chattanooga, Tennessee. May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Gadsden, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Cost of living
-Attractive setting
-Nearby water recreation
Cons
-Economy and jobs
-Entertainment
-Low educational attainment

Local Listings in Gadsden
 $239,000 
210 Aqua Vista Dr E
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 1904 SqFt
 $169,900 
2617 Reeves St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1700 SqFt
 $309,900 
105 Cottonwood Cir
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 2225 SqFt

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.


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Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Alabama
County: Etowah County
Metro Area: Gadsden Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Gadsden
Zip Codes: 35901 35903 35904
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 624 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Gadsden is 4.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Gadsden jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Gadsden's cost of living is 27.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Gadsden's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Gadsden, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Etowah county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Gadsden's population is 35,832 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 3.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Gadsden is $62,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.9%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Gadsden public schools spend $8,859 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.4 students per teacher in Gadsden. More Education


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Gadsden - 3/20/2007
I was born here but lived in two other counties in Alabama. We moved to Gadsden area when I was 8. This place has it's advantages and drawbacks. It is said to be the... Read More


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35901 35903 35904

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NEW LISTINGS IN GADSDEN
$239,000
210 Aqua Vista Dr E
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$169,900
2617 Reeves St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$309,900
105 Cottonwood Cir
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$219,900
1550 Cottage Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$55,000
1112 Mountain Brook Dr
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$85,000
1905 Noccalula Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$247,900
416 Noccalula Dr
Bed 6 | Bath 4

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