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Hartselle
  • Suburb of Huntsville, AL

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  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade A
  4. Nightlife
    grade C+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade C+
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Hartselle is a suburb of Huntsville with a population of 14,428. 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.

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About Hartselle...
Population
14,428

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$148,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$681
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
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Crime & Safety

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

Residents

Diversity
grade 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
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  12%

Working in Hartselle

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$59,697
National
$62,843

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