Huntsville Leads Alabama In Job & Population Growth

By: Huntsville Real Estate Expert Mike Manosky On April 17, 2009

The Huntsville/Madison County community once again led Alabama in both population growth and new and expanding jobs. This is according to data recently published by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Alabama Development Office.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the metro grew by 9,323 people or 2.4 percent, which is the state’s largest population growth.. The metro area now has 395,645 residents, which makes this metro area the 27th fastest growing area in the nation. the HUntsville area is made up of Madison and Limestone Counties.

Also, Madison County led the state in new and expanding jobs with 3,464 jobs announced, according to the Alabama Development Office, the State of Alabama’s economic development agency. The State does not include the areas of Huntsville that extend into Limestone County. The number of jobs for Madison County including those jobs is 3,811. The runners-up included Jefferson County and Mobile County with 2,088 and 1,677 new and expanding jobs, respectively.

New jobs and growth in our population aids in Huntsville real estate appreciation. Are you considering buying Huntsville real estate in 2009? If so, visit or give me a call for more personal service.

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