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Huntsville, AL

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Huntsville is a city of 180,105, located in northern Alabama. Huntsville is the county seat for Madison County, but interestingly enough, the city also branches into bordering Limestone County. The Huntsville Metro Area has over 400,000 people, and when combined with the Decatur area, that number jumps to nearly 664,441.Huntsville is known for its textile and munitions factories, the Space Center, and the US Aviation and Missile Command. In 2010, National Trust for Historic Preservation named the city one of America’s Dozen Distinctive Destinations.

Huntsville Apartments

$550-$800

Stone Crossing
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

$490-$701

Quail Pointe Apartments
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2.5

$546-$1319

The Reserve at Research Park
Beds: Studio-3
Baths: 1-2

$611-$1256

Abbington Place
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

$400-$510

Huntsville - Cabana Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1

$720-$1009

Hampton Falls
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

Key City Stats

The average age of Huntsville, AL is
50 to 54
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 8.1%
  • 6.72%
  • 6.46%
  • Female
  • 6.9%
  • 6.33%
  • 6.19%
$686
is average rent in Huntsville, AL
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 8.26%
  • 8.86%
  • 6.46%
38.95%
of units are available for rent in Huntsville
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 4040
  • 1436
  • 2468
Getting Around in Huntsville, AL

Huntsville has a number of transit services. The easiest way to get around in the city is on the road, and Huntsville is serviced by several highways to take care of that need. US Highways 72, 231, 431, and Interstates 565, 65, and 53 all run through the city. Huntsville’s Huntsville Shuttle runs through populated areas and the commercial districts such as Memorial Parkway and University Drive. The city also has two railroads, though neither carry commercial passengers.

25
Walk Score®
"Car-Dependent"
18
Transit Score®
"Minimal Transit"
The average commuter time in Huntsville is:
15 to 19 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 5.59%
  • 9.61%
  • 0.85%

Twickenham Historic District

<p>The Twickenham Historic District was actually the first historic district to be designated in the entire city of Huntsville. It has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places for nearly 40 years, and it was actually named after Twickenham, a city in England. It has unique architecture, coming from both Greek Revival and Federal styles. It was at one point the home of Maria Howard Weeden, an artist and poet whose home has now been transformed into a local museum which is open for public consumption.</p>