Huntsville, Alabama 

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Population

190,501

20% Growth

Unemployment Rate

3.7%

Median Income

$49,060

Avg. Home Price

$148,300

Best Places to Live in Huntsville, Alabama

Mid-sized city - Extreme northern Alabama, 15 miles south of Tennessee border
Pros
-Strong economy
-Low unemployment
-Educated population
Cons
-Isolation
-Infrastructure
-Hot, humid summers

Local Listings in Huntsville, AL
 $164,900 
107 Eagles Watch Ct # 194B9S
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1551 SqFt
 $164,900 
107 Eagles Watch Ct # 194B9S
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1551 SqFt
 $161,900 
201 Valleyside Dr NE # 52266T
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 2025 SqFt
 $139,900 
708 Kilkenny St NW
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 | 2296 SqFt

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

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Alabama
County: Madison County
Metro Area: Huntsville Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
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 3.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Huntsville jobs have increased by 3.58%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Huntsville's cost of living is 7.80% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Huntsville's Cost of Living

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

POPULATION
Huntsville's population is 190,501 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 20.41%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Huntsville is $148,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.61%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Huntsville

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. Learn More...


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Housing Market in Huntsville

It's a good time to buy in Huntsville. Home Appreciation is up 6.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Huntsville Real Estate or Find top agents in Huntsville

The median home price in Huntsville is $148,300. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Huntsville   45 Reviews
Happy in Huntsville - 5/1/2018
Huntsville, AL is my home, and I love it here! The culture is a mix of Southern Hospitality and limitless innovation. The traffic is not bad at all compared to other... Read More

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No longer a southern town - 4/24/2018
You will read hundreds of reviews about Huntsville, which are from people that aren't from here. About 2 in 10 people you meet are actually residents here. 10 years here... Read More

Do not move here - 5/1/2017
This place is one of the worst places I have lived being former military. It sucks big... Read More


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

NEW LISTINGS IN HUNTSVILLE AL
$164,900
107 Eagles Watch Ct # 194B9S
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$161,900
201 Valleyside Dr NE # 52266T
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$139,900
708 Kilkenny St NW
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$169,990
314 Addison Ct # T1KFO3
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$168,990
314 Addison Ct # J3NRRC
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$141,900
201 Valleyside Dr NE # 7Q1SNZ
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

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