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Huntsville
  • City in Alabama

Report Card

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

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Huntsville is a city in Alabama with a population of 215,025. Huntsville is in Madison County and is one of the best places to live in Alabama. Living in Huntsville offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Huntsville there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Huntsville and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Huntsville are highly rated.

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About Huntsville...
Population
215,025

Home Listings

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$236,300
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,020
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    43%
  • Own
    57%
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Huntsville Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    239.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    31.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    27.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    280
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,072.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    153.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    13%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    19%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  11%

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