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COMMUNITY DATA


The region is a great place to work, live, and, also, play, with tons of amenities and attractions. Huntsville is home to Huntsville International Airport, Monte Sano State Park, Big Spring International Park, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville Botanical Garden, the Alabama Constitution Village, Huntsville Museum of Art, the Von Braun Center, and a vibrant downtown entertainment district, and that’s just the beginning!

 
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COMMUNITY PROFILE



DETAILED PROFILE


Madison
County

City of
Huntsville

City of
Madison

Huntsville
Metro Area*

  Population

  2010 Census 334,811   180,105   42,938   417,593  
  2016 Census Estimate 356,967   193,079   47,959   449,720  
  % Growth 6.6%   7.2%   11.7%   7.7%  

  Households

  2010 American Community Survey 126,564   73,235   14,840   156,592  
  2015 American Community Survey 137,767   78,554   16,857   169,980  
  % Growth 2010-2015 8.9%   7.3%   13.6%   8.5%  

  Race (2015 ACS)

  White 68.9%   62.6%   74.8%   71.4%  
  Black 24.1%   30.5%   14.5%   21.8%  
  Asian & Pacific Islander 2.5%   2.4%   5.6%   2.2%  
  Other Races 4.5%   4.5%   5.1%   4.6%  

  Income & Age (2015 ACS)

  Average Household Income $79,044   $71,430   $110,662   $76,897  
  Median Household Income $57,993   $48,775   $92,960   $55,947  
  Per Capita Income $32,131   $30,979   $41,596   $30,792  
  Median Age 37.8   36.9   37.6   38.1  
 

  July 2017
   Source: U.S. Census Bureau; www.census.gov
  2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  * Includes Madison and Limestone counties.

 


WORKFORCE DATA



Our workforce of highly-skilled, highly-educated people belongs to a diverse community of industries including aerospace & defense, information technology, advanced manufacturing, and bioscience.

WORKFORCE/EMPLOYMENT CHARTS


CURRENT EMPLOYMENT/UNEMPLOYMENT EMPLOYMENT GROWTH (2013-2015) CURRENT REGIONAL LABOR FORCE REGIONAL LABOR FORCE GROWTH (2000-2015) MADISON COUNTY LABOR FORCE MIGRATION

LEADING EMPLOYERS


TOP OVERALL EMPLOYERS TOP MANUFACTURING EMPLOYERS FORTUNE 500 COMPANIES WASHINGTON TECHNOLOGY TOP 100 FEDERAL PRIME CONTRACTORS FOREGIN-BASED COMPANIES

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS



We are also an affordable culture. Madison County’s good and services, such as transportation, food and medical care, is some of the most affordable in the state with low consumer index and cost of living percentages.


CONSUMER PRICE INDEX CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY HOME SALES COST OF LIVING INDEX HSV INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ACTIVITY UTILITY USAGE

NEW & EXPANDING INDUSTRY



Huntsville/Madison County is a smart place with new businesses relocating here every year. See which business decided to make Huntsvile/Madison County their home and the economic impact it provided:


2015 2014 (PDF) 2013 (PDF) 2012 (PDF) 2011 (PDF) 2010 (PDF) 2009 (PDF) 2008 (PDF)

QUESTIONS? CONTACT:

Lucia Cape
Senior Vice President Economic Development, Industry Relations & Workforce
lcape@hsvchamber.org
256-535-2033