Huntsville is a relatively large city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 216,963 people and 65 constituent neighborhoods, Huntsville is the largest community in Alabama.
Huntsville real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Huntsville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Also of interest is that Huntsville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.43% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Another interesting thing about Huntsville, despite not being a huge city, is that there is a relatively high proportion of people living here who are young, single, and upwardly-mobile professionals. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
The education level of Huntsville ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Huntsville, 44.77% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Huntsville in 2018 was $38,838, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $155,352 for a family of four. However, Huntsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Huntsville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Huntsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Huntsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Huntsville include English, German, Irish, European, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Huntsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.