Huntsville, Alabama USA is one of the most recognized cities in the Southeast — consistently named as one of the best places to live and work by a variety of national publications. Our city is regularly named as a premier location for both business and quality of life.
Taxes; City Sales Tax Rate: 3.5%County Sales Tax Rate: 0.5%State Sales Tax Rate: 4.0%City Property Tax Rate (Per $100 of Assessed Valuation): 5.80
Climate: Take a look at the National Weather Service Climate Information for Huntsville, AL
Population: (Estimate May, 2001): 158,216
Cost of Living; This area boasts one of the lowest cost of living in the United States.
Transportation: Transportation includes, Huntsville International Airport , Huntsville has two active commercial rail lines. The mainline is run by Norfolk Southern, which runs from Memphis, TN to Chattanooga.
Health Care; Health care facilities include Crestwood Medical Center, and Huntsville Hospital.
Housing cost: Estimated median house/condo value in 2005: $128,700 (it was $97,300 in 2000)
Colleges, higher education: UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN HUNTSVILLE (Full-time enrollment: 4,795; Location: 301 SPARKMAN DR; Public; Website: www.uah.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)