COMMUNITY DATA


The Huntsville/Madison County community is the economic driver for the North Alabama Region. With a 13-county regional population of 1.1 million people, the economy is strong and growing. The Chamber of Commerce is the clearinghouse for economic research and information on the Huntsville market and is available to provide assistance in analyzing the region for economic growth.

 
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COMMUNITY PROFILE



Detailed Profile (PDF)


Madison
County

City of
Huntsville

City of
Madison

Huntsville
Metro Area*

 Population

 2010 Census 334,811  180,105  42,938  417,593 
 Current Estimate (as of Feb 2019) 361,046  194,585  48,861  455,448 
 % Growth 7.8%  8.0%  13.8%  9.1% 

 Households

 2010 American Community Survey 126,564  73,235  14,840  156,592 
 Current Estimate (as of Feb 2019) 142,253  81,296  17,530  174,639 
 % Growth 12.4%  11.0%  18.1%  11.5% 

 Race

 White 68.5%  62.3%  75.1%  71.2% 
 Black 24.2%  30.8%  14.3%  21.9% 
 Asian & Pacific Islander 2.6%  2.6%  5.7%  2.3% 
 Other Races 4.7%  4.3%  4.9%  4.6% 

 Income & Age

 Average Household Income $83,287  $75,789  $115,779  $80,893 
 Median Household Income $61,318  $51,926  $92,197  $59,583 
 Per Capita Income $34,232  $33,070  $43,917  $32,676 
 Median Age 38.2  36.9  37.9  38.4 

 February 2019

 Source: U.S. Census Bureau; www.census.gov; 2017 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 (PDF) Employment Growth (2003-2018) (PDF) Current Regional Labor Force (PDF) Regional Labor Force Growth (2000-2018) (PDF) Madison County Labor Force Migration (PDF)

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.


2018-2010 (PDF) 2009-2000 (PDF)

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Ken Smith
Research & Information Services Director
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