Huntsville Real Estate

Huntsville, Alabama is ranked as the #7 Best Place to Live in U.S. by U.S. News and World Report. Trulia has recently named Huntsville as the “Top place to live” in America’s new tech hubs. Huntsville is now the second largest metro area in Alabama. Newsweek just ranked it as one of the Top 50 Least Stressed Cities in America.

Huntsville is a city with a population of 190,501 located within in Madison County.
Livability ranked Huntsville as the #1 most affordable place to live and Wallet Hub recently ranked Huntsville as one of the Best Cites for Renters. Homes in Huntsville are priced very reasonably for the high quality of life with a low cost of living.

Huntsville is home to numerous companies such as, Facebook, Google, Amazon, Toyota, Mazda, LG, multiple rocket manufacturers. A vast amount of Government agencies within the Department of Defense, NASA, and the FBI also reside here. Google and Facebook are spending over 1 BILLION dollars to bring data centers near Huntsville. The FBI just announced it is moving many of its operations to Redstone Arsenal, which will ultimately bring over 4,000 jobs to the area. When the brand new Toyota-Mazda plant opens in Limestone County it will bring an estimated 4,000 more jobs. Aerojet Rocketdyne is expanding and bringing over 700 jobs to Huntsville.

Huntsville is located in North Alabama and is situated close to multiple major cities. It is 1.5 hours from Nashville and Birmingham as well as a little over 3 hours from Atlanta, Memphis and Knoxville. Alabama has one of the best kept secrets in the U.S….the Gulf Coast Beaches! Huntsville is only 5.5 hrs from Orange Beach, Gulf Shores, and Destin.

Huntsville is a melting pot of people from many different walks of life. Wallethub recently ranked Huntsville among the Top 25 Most Educated Cities in America and Forbes Magazine had Huntsville as one of The World’s Smartest Cities. Huntsville also continues to be ranked as the smartest city in Alabama by multiple publications as well.

the New Age of Aerospace is here in Huntsville, Alabama. Huntsville has a famous history when it comes to Space Exploration. Back in the 1960s the Rocket City played a huge part in building the Saturn V rockets which helped the astronauts reach the moon. Flash forward to today– NASA, Blue Origin, Aerojet Rocketdyne and Boeing all call Huntsville home and employ thousands of engineers. Over 3,900 aerospace engineers are employed in this city, which is more than any other metropolitan area in the U.S. Nerd Wallet currently ranks Huntsville as the nation’s top engineering city. Each summer thousands of children and their parents from all over the world flock to Huntsville to attend Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center. There are camps for all ages and all different types of interests.

Being a city of Engineers, Huntsville has a well planned out traffic system with easily accessible highways and roads. The city and mayor have made the infrastructure in Huntsville a high priority. Mayor Tommy Battle recently said, “This growth is the reason we put together the $250 million Restore Our Roads plan for our major corridors, and the reason why we are further investing another $147 million in our internal road network to improve connectivity. We’ve invested $250 million in new schools, capital funds into new parks, museums, green-ways – everything you see is part of our capital plan is to accommodate growth we knew was coming.” Along with well kept roads, Huntsville is also full of smart and safe drivers. All State Insurance released their 2018 Best Driver’s Report and Huntsville was ranked as the 4th safest driving city in the U.S.

Forbes recently ranked Huntsville as one of the Top 25 most educated cities in America. Thanks to the educational demands of the aerospace and engineering jobs that dominate our cities economy, a little over 38% of its citizens have a bachelor’s degree. The school system has 64 Pre-K programs, 21 elementary schools, 4 middle schools and 2 junior highs, 6 high schools.

A couple of well known Universities include the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), which is one of the top public universities in the U.S. and Alabama A&M University. The area also has Oakwood University and one of the more popular community colleges in the state, Calhoun Community College.

Huntsville is located in the basin of the Tennessee river which is known as the Tennessee Valley. This Valley has some of the most beautiful rolling mountains and hills that you will ever see which boast great walking, hiking, and biking trails. There are more than 70 miles of free public trails.
Expedia ranked Huntsville as the state’s best destination for nature lovers.

Huntsville is truly a fantastic place to live, work, and play. You'll never run out of things to do and there will always be more friendly people to meet.

Huntsville - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Huntsville: $460,000 / County Avg $414,400

56%

Avg Sq. Ft. in Huntsville: 2,899 / County Avg 2,760

53%

Avg Price per/ft2 in Huntsville: $159 / County Avg $150

106%

Avg Walkscore in Huntsville: 19 / County Avg 15

64%

Avg Days on Website in Huntsville: 123 / County Avg 134

46%

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Neighborhoods in Huntsville AL
Anslee Farms
Ardmore Estates
Ashley Estates
Bell Tower
Belrose Place
Bishop Hills
Blossomwood
Bramblewood
Briarwood Estates
Brookfield
Cedar Brook
Cedarhurst
CeliaS Garden
Chapman Acres
Chapman Lee
Cherokee Hills
Chimney Springs
Cobbs Cove
College Hill
Covemont Estates
Deerfield
Double Tree
East Huntsville
English Terrace
English Village
English Village Kelly
Fagan Springs Estates
Falcon Ridge Estates
Fleming Meadows
Fleming Properties
Flemington Heights
Fox Run
Gentily Forest
Georgian Estates
Green Mountain
Greenwycke Village
Gurley
Haysland Estates
High Mountain Estates
Hudson Hills
Huntsville
Huntsville Hills
Indian Creek Cove
Inspiration On Green Mountain
Jaguar Hills
Jones Valley Estates
Jones Valley Gardens
Kings Woods Estates
Lakewood Homes
Lendon
Lost Tree
Lowe Corporation
Mandys Place
Mayfair
Mcthornmor Acres
Merrimack
Metes And Bounds
Midtowne On The Park
Monrovia Hills
Monrovia Manor
Monte Vista
Moorman & Newman
Morningside Mountain
Natures Landing At The Reserve
Naugher Road
Newson Fairview
Noble Heights
Normandale
Northgate
Oak Bluff On Green Mountn
Oak Park
Old Town
Patton Estates
Pearsall Gardens
Pecan Grove
Phillips Ridge
Piedmont
Promenade At River Landng
Renaissance
Riverside Landing
Rolling Oaks
Savin Hill
Shields Park
Somerby At Jones Farm
Southgate
Springhill Park
State Park
Stonemark
Terry Heights
The Dairy
The Highlands
The Lakes At Aldridge
The Ledges
The Preserve At Inspiration
The Villas At Research Park
Twickenham
Valley Park Homes
Valley View
Village Of Providence
Wakefield
Waltons Mountain
West Huntsville
West Ridge
Williams Pointe
Willow Cove
Yelloweh