Huntsville, Alabama

Population 183,076

Huntsville is located in Madison County, AL. The population is 183,076, making Huntsville the largest city in Madison County and the 4th largest city in the state of Alabama.

There are 46 public schools in Huntsville with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Huntsville is high, and there are 233 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Huntsville is moderate and the median home sales price is $150,000. Detailed and up-to-date Huntsville property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Huntsville include Normal, Moores Mill and Meridianville.

Huntsville Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 8.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 49.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 42.3%

Crime Rate

50.93% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 464
  • Violent Crimes: 928
  • Robbery: 215
  • Burglary: 879
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

20.04% Lower than national avg.
  • 233 offenders in Huntsville
  • 12.73 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

421 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 49
  • Superfunds: 32
  • Tanks & Spills: 340

Unemployment

Moderate 3.2%
  • Alabama unemployment average: 3.5%
  • National unemployment average: 3.8%

Property Values

Median Property Value $150,000

Schools view all

46 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 46 K-12 public schools in Huntsville, AL and 33 private schools. Homefacts rates Huntsville's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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Crime view details

233 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$210,000 compared to July 2017
Median Sales Price
$150,000 compared to July 2017

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    11.9%
  • Rented
    37.2%
  • Owned
    50.9%

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

1,874 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Huntsville, AL issued 1,874 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,874 permits, 897 were issued for single family homes and 977 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Huntsville, AL issued 1,306 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,306 permits, 1000 were issued for single family homes and 306 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Huntsville, AL
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $576
  • 1 Bedroom: $667
  • 2 Bedrooms: $796
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,071
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,393

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Environmental Hazards

421 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (363/364)
    Huntsville, AL has 99.73% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Huntsville, AL is a red zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.01 Average
    Huntsville, AL is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 42.58°
  • February 45.17°
  • March 53.83°
  • April 62.87°
  • May 70.93°
  • June 79.91°
  • July 80.93°
  • August 81.1°
  • September 73.78°
  • October 61.97°
  • November 51.73°
  • December 44.15°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Huntsville, AL

Earthquakes
Huntsville, AL has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Huntsville, AL has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Huntsville, AL has a very high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Huntsville, AL has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Huntsville, AL: $46,769

Unemployment

Unemployment in Huntsville is 3.2%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.5% and 3.8% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 31.31%
White Collar - 68.69%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Robert Bentley
  • Sen. Jeff Sessions
  • Sen. Richard C. Shelby

City Representatives

  • Mo Brooks

Neighborhood Info

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2 Hospitals view all

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