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Population (year 2000): 158,216. Estimated population in July 2005: 166,313 (+5.1% change)
Males: 76,174 (48.1%), Females: 82,042 (51.9%)

Madison County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 36.7 years
Median household income: $41,074 (year 2000)
Median house value: $97,300 (year 2000)

Huntsville, AL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Huntsville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (63.4%)
  • Black (30.2%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
  • Chinese (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (11.5%), English (10.8%), German (8.9%), Irish (8.1%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%), Scottish (2.1%).Alabama

Elevation: 641 feet

Land area: 174.0 square miles

Huntsville,

For population 25 years and over in Huntsville

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Huntsville city

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

4.9% Foreign born (1.7% Asia, 1.3% Latin America, 1.3% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -2,131 (-1.3%).


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Nearest cities: Arsenal, AL (4.4 miles Redstone Mill, AL (9.7 miles Moores AL (9.9 miles Madison, AL (10.9 miles Meridianville, Cross Roads, AL (12.9 miles Owens AL (12.9 miles Triana, AL (14.3 miles Harvest, Green, AL (14.8 miles Hazel


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 455 buildings, average cost: $41,300
  • 1997: 500 buildings, average cost: $40,900
  • 1998: 446 buildings, average cost: $42,800
  • 1999: 448 buildings, average cost: $41,500
  • 2000: 531 buildings, average cost: $33,900
  • 2001: 400 buildings, average cost: $45,100
  • 2002: 514 buildings, average cost: $45,800
  • 2003: 525 buildings, average cost: $42,700
  • 2004: 714 buildings, average cost: $42,800

Latitude: 34.71 N, Longitude: 86.60 W

Area code: 256

Huntsville, Alabama business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.7%), Manufacturing (17.0%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.7%), Retail trade (10.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +46,447 (+29.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 60,698 (81.4%)

Crime in Huntsville by Year

Type 2001 2003 2004
Murders 15 19 6
    per 100,000 9.5 12.0 3.8
Rapes 109 84 93
    per 100,000 68.9 53.1 58.8
Robberies 345 316 363
    per 100,000 218.1 199.7 229.4
Assaults 570 569 647
    per 100,000 360.3 359.6 408.9
Burglaries 1,802 1,740 1,924
    per 100,000 1138.9 1099.8 1216.1
Thefts 7,802 6,774 7,537
    per 100,000 4931.2 4281.5 4763.7
Auto thefts 770 874 926
    per 100,000 486.7 552.4 585.3
490.4 457.5 500.4

Average climate in Huntsville, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Huntsville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 199% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the Huntsville city center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.

On 3/22/1952, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.2 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 50 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: John Hunt Morgan - (1826-1864) Confederate general in Civil War, Rashad Moore - 2005 NFL player (Seattle Seahawks, born: Mar 16, 1979), Shawn Draper - 2005 NFL player (Atlanta Falcons, born: Apr 5, 1979), Paula Poundstone - (born 1959), comedian, Spike McRoy - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 5/20/68), Stewart Cink - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 5/21/73), Brian Gibbs - College basketball player (St. Bonaventure Bonnies), Carl Landry - College basketball player (Alcorn State Braves), Chris Collins - College basketball player (Alabama A&M Bulldogs), Courtney Beasley - College basketball player (Southern Miss Golden Eagles).

Main business address for: WOLVERINE TUBE INC (ROLLING DRAWING & EXTRUDING OF NONFERROUS METALS), INTERGRAPH CORP (SERVICES-COMPUTER INTEGRATED SYSTEMS DESIGN), ADTRAN INC (TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH APPARATUS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Huntsville:
  • CRESTWOOD HOSPITAL (1 HOSPITAL DR)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSP OF NORTH ALA (107 GOVERNORS DRIVE)
  • HUNTSVILLE HOSPITAL (101 SIVLEY RD)

Political contributions by individuals in Huntsville, AL

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Huntsville:
  • HUNTSVILLE INTL-CARL T JONES FIELD (about 13 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; ID: HSV)
  • NORTHWEST ALABAMA RGNL (about 70 miles; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; ID: MSL)
  • BIRMINGHAM INTL (about 81 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; ID: BHM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Huntsville:
  • REDSTONE AAF (about 7 miles; REDSTONE ARSNL HUNTSVILLE, AL; ID: HUA)
  • MADISON COUNTY EXECUTIVE (about 10 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; ID: MDQ)
  • MOONTOWN (about 11 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; ID: 3M5)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 94 $317,131 $40,484 13 $10,178
Parks and Recreation 196 $558,962 $34,222 92 $61,682
Housing and Community Development(Local) 28 $102,154 $43,780 1 $1,297
Water Supply 134 $363,322 $32,536 6 $6,928
Electric Power 274 $1,141,014 $49,971 32 $39,708
Transit 23 $60,214 $31,416 12 $14,730
Other and Unallocable 137 $423,731 $37,115 45 $43,826
Gas Supply 110 $371,467 $40,523 0 $0
Financial Administration 81 $318,251 $47,148 0 $0
Other Government Administration 57 $227,730 $47,943 1 $263
Judicial and Legal 59 $211,813 $43,080 5 $6,454
Police Protection - Officers 346 $1,300,439 $45,101 8 $8,032
Police - Other 95 $266,736 $33,692 88 $54,670
Firefighters 311 $1,106,814 $42,706 0 $0
Fire - Other 22 $66,681 $36,371 0 $0
Correction 71 $266,052 $44,966 0 $0
Streets and Highways 166 $524,494 $37,915 4 $4,514
Health 32 $100,206 $37,577 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 121 $295,503 $29,306 0 $0
Totals for Government 2357 $8,022,715 $40,845 307 $252,283
Colleges/Universities in Huntsville:
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN HUNTSVILLE (Full-time enrollment: 4,795; Location: 301 SPARKMAN DR; Public; Website: www.uah.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • OAKWOOD COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 1,664; Location: 7000 ADVENTIST BLVD NW; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.oakwood.edu)
  • J F DRAKE STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 372; Location: 3421 MERIDIAN ST N; Public; Website: www.dstc.cc.al.us)
  • VIRGINIA COLLEGE-HUNTSVILLE (FT enrollment: 359; Location: 2800A BOB WALLACE AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.VC.EDU)
  • ALABAMA CAREER COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 37; Location: 4900 CORPORATE DR STE G1; Private, for-profit)
  • SOUTHEASTERN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (Location: 300 SPARKMAN DR; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • FAULKNER UNIVERSITY (Location: 420 WYNN DR; Private, not-for-profit)
  • SCIENTIFIC BEAUTY ACADEMY (Location: 3115A DRAKE AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • BEN PORTER REAL ESTATE SCHOOL (Location: 3409 S MEMORIAL PKY; Private, for-profit)
  • JOHNSONS BEAUTY SCHOOL (Location: 916 MERIDIAN ST N; Private, for-profit)
  • HUNTSVILLE HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF RADIOLOGIC TECHN (Location: 101 SIVLEY RD; Private, not-for-profit)
  • MASTERS INSTITUTE OF COSMETOLOGY (Location: 8215 STEPHANIE ST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Huntsville:
  • ALABAMA A & M UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; NORMAL, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,886)
  • JOHN C CALHOUN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; DECATUR, AL; FT enrollment: 4,547)
  • GEORGE C WALLACE STATE COMMUNITY COLL-HANCEVILLE (about 49 miles; HANCEVILLE, AL; FT enrollment: 3,272)
  • MOTLOW STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 52 miles; Tullahoma, TN; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • COLUMBIA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 70 miles; COLUMBIA, TN; FT enrollment: 2,784)
  • NORTHWEST SHOALS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MUSCLE SHOALS (about 72 miles; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; FT enrollment: 2,669)
  • BEVILL STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 73 miles; SUMITON, AL; FT enrollment: 2,670)
Public high schools in Huntsville:
  • VIRGIL GRISSOM HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,916; Location: 7901 BAILEY COVE RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SR BUTLER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,142; Location: 3401 HOLMES AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • HUNTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,128; Location: 2304 BILLIE WATKINS SW; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LEE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 891; Location: 606 FOREST CIR NE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • JO JOHNSON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 841; Location: 6201 PUEBLO DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • NEW CENTURY TECHNOLOGY DEMO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 250; Location: 102 WYNN DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MADISON COUNTY CAREER ACADEMY (Location: 1275 JORDAN RD BLDG A; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • HUNTSVILLE CENTER FOR TECHNOLOGY (Location: 2800 DRAKE AVE SW; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Huntsville:
  • RANDOLPH SCHOOL (Students: 748; Location: 1005 DRAKE AVENUE SE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • WESTMINISTER CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 635; Location: 1400 EVANGEL DRIVE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • OAKWOOD ACADEMY (Students: 351; Location: BOX 108 5380 OAKWOOD RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • VALLEY FELLOWSHIP CHRISTIAN AC (Students: 219; Location: 3616 HOLMES AV; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 146; Location: 4810 BRAD FORD DRIVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • CALVARY BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 71; Location: 1800 SPARKMAN DRIVE NW; Grades: KG - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Huntsville:
  • MONROVIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,113; Location: 1030 JEFF RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MONROVIA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,010; Location: 1216 JEFF RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CENTRAL SCHOOL (Students: 755; Location: 990 RYLAND PIKE; Grades: KG - 08)
  • MOUNT CARMEL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 701; Location: 335 HOMER NANCE ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • JAMES E WILLIAMS SCHOOL (Students: 679; Location: 155 BARREN FORK RD; Grades: KG - 08)
  • EDWARD WHITE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 668; Location: 4800 SPARKMAN DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CHALLENGER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 645; Location: 13555 CHANEY THOMPSON RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CHALLENGER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 638; Location: 13555 CHANEY THOMPSON RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • RIVERTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 618; Location: 399 HOMER NANCE RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HUNTSVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 608; Location: 817 ADAMS ST SE; Grades: 06 - 08)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Huntsville:
  • HOLY SPIRIT SCHOOL (Students: 388; Location: 619 AIRPORT ROAD SW; Grades: KG - 8)
  • FIRST MISSIONARY BAPT.CHILD DE (Students: 225; Location: 3509 BLUE SPRING ROAD; Grades: PK - 5)
  • UAW-CHRYSLER CHILD DEV CTR (Students: 214; Location: 100 JETPLEX BLVD.; Grades: PK - KG)
  • HERITAGE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 197; Location: 3911 PULASKI PIKE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • GRACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 190; Location: 3321 S MEMORIAL PKWY; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HOLY FAMILY PAROCHIAL SCHOOL (Students: 175; Location: 2300 BEASLEY AVENUE N W; Grades: KG - 8)
  • HIGHLANDS BAPTIST CHILD DEV (Students: 131; Location: 2525 ASPEN AVENUE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF HUNTSVILL (Students: 112; Location: 1220 BLEVINS GAP RD; Grades: PK - 5)
  • MAYFAIR CHILD DEV CTR (Students: 76; Location: 4700 WHITESBURG DR; Grades: PK - KG)
  • THE CHILDRENS HOUSE OF MONTESS (Students: 72; Location: 2605 LEEMAN FERRY; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Huntsville:
  • HUNTSVILLE-MADISON CO. PUB. LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,657,276; Location: 915 MONROE STREET; 536,314 books; 17,997 audio materials; 28,613 video materials; 1,952 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • The Janice Mitchell Isbell Academy (http://www.angelfire.com/al4/isbell_academy) serves students with learning disabilities or are perforoming below grade level expectations.
 

Huntsville compared to Alabama state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Huntsville:
  • WBHP (1230 AM; 1 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WTKI (1450 AM; 1 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: MOUNTAIN MIST MEDIA, LLC)
  • WEUP (1600 AM; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATTS, SR. & VIRGINIA CAPLES)
  • WEUV (1700 AM; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATTS, SR & VIRGINIA CAPLES)
  • WDJL (1000 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: JAMES K. SHARP DBA 5TH AVE BROADCASTING)
  • WBXR (1140 AM; daytime; 15 kW; HAZEL GREEN, AL; Owner: LOW COUNTRY CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WVNN (770 AM; 10 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WUMP (730 AM; 1 kW; MADISON, AL; Owner: TENNESSEE VALLEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Huntsville:
  • WRTT-FM (95.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • WXQW (94.1 FM; MERIDIANVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W293AH (106.5 FM; NORMAL, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • W249BB (97.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W275AA (102.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ARCHIE C. BOBO, PERSONAL REP. OF DORSEY E. NEWMAN ESTATE)
  • W300AH (107.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PORTER L. BATTS)
  • W202BV (88.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W222AK (92.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PRESS W. PARHAM)
  • WYFD (91.7 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W298AF (107.5 FM; HADEN, AL; Owner: HADEN RADIO COMPANY)
  • WLRH (89.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WZYP (104.3 FM; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W278AA (103.5 FM; MADISON, AL; Owner: TENNESSEE VALLEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WJAB (90.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA A & M UNIVERSITY)
  • WDRM (102.1 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRSA-FM (96.9 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: NCA, INC.)
  • WAYH (88.1 FM; HARVEST, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WOCG (90.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: OAKWOOD COLLEGE)
TV broadcast stations around Huntsville:
  • WAAY-TV (Channel 31; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF HUNTSVILLE LICENSE LLC)
  • WHNT-TV (Channel 19; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • W67CO (Channel 67; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WHIQ (Channel 25; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • W38BQ (Channel 38; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTZT-LP (Channel 11; ATHENS, AL; Owner: WTZT-LP TELEVISION STATION, L.L.C.)

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