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  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B
Hartselle is a suburb of Huntsville with a population of 14,405. Hartselle is in Morgan County and is one of the best places to live in Alabama. Living in Hartselle offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Hartselle and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Hartselle are highly rated.
About Hartselle...
Population
14,405

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$137,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$664
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Hartselle Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    389.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    20.9
    40.7
  • Robbery
    13.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    396.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,870
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    187.7
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

Working in Hartselle

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$59,482
National
$55,322
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Hartselle Reviews

36 reviews
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Small town, great leadership. Just lacks a few convenient chain food establishments and places such as drive thru coffee shops. Family oriented, and many churches to choose from. Very unique small businesses.
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Welcome to the city Hartselle! Hartselle, Alabama is great! It has so many great quality's. Like sweet hospitality everywhere you go. They have many different schooling options such as, public an or private schools. You will always fill safe here! There is no hard crime, you just better not speed! There is nightlife, just teenagers running the roads to friends houses that's about it. It's not a really tourist stop so therefore, Hartselle really doesn't have a nightlife. We apply good healthy living and many jobs opportunities for just about anyone. Hartselle is a great southern place to visit. So, come and enjoy a laid back simple life.
Hartselle Alabama truly is the town of "Southern Hospitality". Between the highly ranked school systems, and the friendly demeanor of each Hartselle citizen, Hartselle proves to live up to its reputation.