Huntsville is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 2,456 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Huntsville is the 119th largest community in Arkansas.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Huntsville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 40.05% of the Huntsville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 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 (12.99%), teaching (6.99%), and office and administrative support (6.09%).
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.
Being a small city, Huntsville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Huntsville have a very low rate of college education: just 8.64% 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 $14,299, which is low income relative to Arkansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $57,196 for a family of four. Huntsville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 31.39% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Huntsville is a very 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 Native Hawaiian. Huntsville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.60% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Huntsville include Irish, German, English, Dutch, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Huntsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.