Huntsville is a very small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 1,233 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Huntsville is the 288th largest community in Tennessee.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Huntsville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Huntsville is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Huntsville who work in office and administrative support (19.53%), maintenance occupations (10.35%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (6.59%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Huntsville has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Huntsville a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Huntsville is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The rate of college-level education in Huntsville is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.10% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Huntsville in 2010 was $13,969, which is low income relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $55,876 for a family of four. Huntsville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.42% of its population below the federal poverty line.
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, Welsh, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Huntsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.