The Huntsville/Madison County economy is one of the strongest economies in the Southeast, marked by low unemployment, steady job growth, and income levels that regularly lead the region. Business growth and investments from U.S. and international companies have made Huntsville/Madison County one of the country’s “hot spots” for business growth and quality of life.
Situated in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains amid numerous lakes and the winding Tennessee River, the region boasts numerous opportunities for hiking, biking, golf and water sports. Though smaller than many major metropolitan areas, the community’s low-cost advantages and attractive lifestyle have garnered recognition from major publications as one of the country’s best values for quality of life.
Huntsville ranked third-best city for mid-career professionals
July 2012 Kiplinger
Huntsville named Top Ten Leading Creative Class Metros
July 2012 Atlantic Cities
Huntsville named fourth most optimistic city in America
March 2012 Gallup