Helena, Alabama 

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Population

18,264

366% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.8%

Median Income

$86,018

Avg. Home Price

$182,300

Best Places to Live in Helena, Alabama

Mid-sized city - North-central Alabama, about 300 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico
Pros
-Arts and culture
-Diversifying economy
-Mild winters
Cons
-Air service
-Crime rates
-Summer heat and humidity

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What Bert Has To Say About Birmingham-Hoover Metro Area

Birmingham is one of the South’s most misunderstood cities. A former steel and manufacturing center once known as the “Pittsburgh of the South,” Birmingham is still thought by many outsiders to combine the grittiness of this legacy with some of the other more unsavory images of the old South. But the truth is far different: Birmingham has experienced a major economic turnaround, and while not quite as far along as noted Southern stars like Charlotte, Raleigh Durham and Atlanta, the area has come a long way.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Alabama
County: Shelby County
Metro Area: Birmingham-Hoover Metro Area
City: Helena
Zip Codes: 35080
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 618 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Helena is 4.8% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Negative. Helena jobs have decreased by 0.41%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Helena's cost of living is 8.30% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Helena's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Helena's population is 18,264 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 366.16%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 8 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Helena is $182,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.55%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Helena public schools spend $10,361 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16 students per teacher in Helena. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Helena

It's a good time to buy in Helena. Home Appreciation is up 4.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Helena Real Estate.

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Reviews for Helena   2 Reviews
Great Place to Live - 9/26/2010
I raised my five children in Helena, Al 27 yrs ago when it was just one road and a few neighborhoods. Everytime I drive thru AL,I take the small detour thru Helena. It... Read More

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Helena - 10/18/2007
I moved to Helena from Florida. Although I miss Florida, Helena is a nice little town to live in except for rush hour traffic. Life is very quiet in Helena and we have... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN HELENA, ALABAMA
35080
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