Helena, Alabama 

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Population

17,928

+15.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.9%

Median Income

$86,018

Median Home Price

$188,300

Best Places to Live in Helena, Alabama

Mid-sized city - North-central Alabama, about 300 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico. May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Helena, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Arts and culture
-Diversifying economy
-Mild winters
Cons
-Air service
-Crime rates
-Summer heat and humidity

Local Listings in Helena
 $429,900 
1720 Oak Park Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 3740 SqFt
 $674,900 
504 Falls Creek Dr
Bed 6 | Bath 5 | 4698 SqFt
 $255,000 
1618 Keeneland Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2026 SqFt

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.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Helena
Zip Codes: 35080
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 618 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Helena is 2.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Helena jobs have increased by 2.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Helena's cost of living is 4.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Helena's Cost of Living

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

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

POPULATION
Helena's population is 17,928 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 15.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 31.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Helena is $188,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.4%. 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. More Education


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Housing Market in Helena

It's a good time to buy in Helena. Home Appreciation is up 6.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Helena Real Estate

The median home price in Helena is $188,300. Browse Homes in this Range.


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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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NEW LISTINGS IN HELENA
$429,900
1720 Oak Park Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$674,900
504 Falls Creek Dr
Bed 6 | Bath 5

$255,000
1618 Keeneland Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$224,900
3293 River Crest Dr S
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$675,000
5841 Old Kendrick Rd
Bed 6 | Bath 4

$179,100
5520 S Shades Crest Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$215,000
5518 Timber Leaf Way
Bed 4 | Bath 2

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