Huntsville, Alabama 

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Population

190,582

19% Growth

Unemployment Rate

6.3%

Median Income

$49,060

Avg. Home Price

$140,500

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

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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
City: Huntsville
Zip Codes: 35810, 35811, 35803, 35805, 35801, 35802, 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 6.3% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Huntsville jobs have increased by 0.54%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Huntsville's cost of living is 8.60% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Huntsville's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Huntsville's population is 190,582 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 19.27%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 11 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Huntsville is $140,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.24%. Check out the homes in the area.
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 not a good time to buy in Huntsville. Home Appreciation is down -0.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Huntsville Real Estate.

The median home price in Huntsville is $140,500. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Huntsville    46 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)

Not a good place . . . - 3/15/2018
The crime here is horrendous. I drive to a different community several miles away just to shop, because it's not safe to go into any of the Walmart stores locally... (Read More)


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