Huntsville, Alabama 

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Population

190,501

+8.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.1%

Median Income

$49,060

Median Home Price

$153,200

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Best Places to Live in Huntsville, Alabama

Mid-sized city - Extreme northern Alabama, 15 miles south of Tennessee border. May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Huntsville, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Huntsville, AL Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Strong economy
Low unemployment
Educated population
Cons
Isolation
Infrastructure
Hot, humid summers


What Bert Has To Say About Huntsville Metro Area

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.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Alabama
County: Madison County
Metro Area: Huntsville Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Huntsville
Zip Codes: 35810, 35811, 35803, 35801, 35802, 35805, 35806, 35763, 35757, 35816, 13 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 644 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Huntsville is 3.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Huntsville jobs have increased by 3.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Huntsville's cost of living is 14.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Huntsville's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Madison county remained moderately Republican, 52.8% to 44.8%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Huntsville's population is 190,501 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 8.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Huntsville is Real Estate: $153,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.2%.

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. More Education



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Housing Market in Huntsville

It's a good time to buy in Huntsville. Home Appreciation is up 8.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Huntsville is $153,200.

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Reviews for Huntsville   50 Reviews
Good for employment but not to live. - 11/25/2020
This used to be a decent place, but it has rapidly declined. With the employment boon came the usual problems of increased crime and influx of homeless. Just look at... Read More

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Serious review-- 20 years in Huntsville. - 10/25/2020
OK, I have read all the reviews for this place, I think. Most have a grain of truth. I have lived here for 20 years. I grew up in Italy, France, and Germany. I have... Read More

SWEET HOME HUNTSVILLE. - 1/23/2020
I'VE BEEN HERE SIX YEARS AND I LOVE THIS... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA
35810, 35811, 35803, 35801, 35802, 35805, 35806, 35763, 35757, 35816, 13 total

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