Huntsville is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 2,378 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Huntsville is the 119th largest community in Arkansas.
Huntsville is a blue-collar town, with 40.16% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Huntsville is a city of production and manufacturing workers, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Huntsville who work in sales jobs (12.01%), office and administrative support (10.48%), and maintenance occupations (6.83%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Huntsville is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small city, Huntsville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Huntsville have a very low rate of college education: just 8.32% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Huntsville in 2010 was $15,405, which is lower middle income relative to Arkansas, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $61,620 for a family of four. Huntsville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 31.42% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Huntsville is a somewhat 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 Asian. Huntsville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.99% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Huntsville include German, English, Dutch, and Dutch West Indian.
The most common language spoken in Huntsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.