Best Places To Live In Huntsville

David Ivey
David Ivey
Published on September 15, 2020

Moving to a new state or city can be an extremely nerve wracking thought. This neighborhood guide will point you in the direction of the area that fits you best. Unless you have ever been to Huntsville probably have misconceptions about Alabama and the amazing people who live here. Huntsville has people who have moved here from all over the world thanks to types of jobs that drives our economy. I’m here to tell you Huntsville is one of the nation’s most educated cities according to Wallet Hub. It was also ranked as the #7 Best Place to Live in U.S. by U.S. News and World Report. And Trulia has recently named Huntsville as the “Top place to live” in America’s new tech hubs.

In more recent news Huntsville was ranked as one of the 30 best American cities to live in after the pandemic. This amazing city honestly ranks high in almost every category but I truly believe our cost of living compared to the high salaries is what separates Huntsville. Very recently The Motley Fool analyzed cost of living and salary data for more than 200 of the largest metropolitan areas in the United States to see where the best combinations of high salaries and low costs of living can be found. Guess who was the #2 for High salaries and Low Cost of Living in the entire United States…..yep Huntsville was! I could go on and on about about how great this city is but what you came for is to learn more about where are the best places to live in Huntsville, Alabama. Well Here We Go!

Downtown Huntsville

This area is the city center of Huntsville and where most major events happen. Downtown Huntsville is currently under going major changes and people of all ages are flocking downtown to live and play. This area has some of the most beautiful homes and the majority of them come with a historical marker from the early 1900s. Living in this area gives you the ability to live, work, and play while remaining in a convenient central area of Huntsville.

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If you are looking to live in a beautiful Huntsville area with a strong sense of community and a great place to raise a family then look no further than Blossomwood. The Blossomwood neighborhood is perfectly located next to Downtown Huntsville and directly below Monte Sano mountain. Blossomwood is a very well established neighborhood with a wide variety of beautifully updated or brand new homes on streets with great walkability. One of the original areas of Huntsville, you will see some of the most beautiful individualized homes that have been updated perfectly.
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Jones Valley

Jones Valley is a very popular neighborhood in Huntsville that offers some of the most breathtaking views in all of North Alabama. The area is centered around the Jones Family farm and as soon as you come over the mountain on Airport Road you will understand why people want to live in this area. Not only is Jones Valley one of the most beautiful areas in Huntsville, it is centrally located and has a little bit of something for everyone. From hiking, eating, shopping along with an option of one of some of Alabama’s finest golf courses, Jones Valley is the place for you.
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South Huntsville

Living in this area gives you the opportunity to live in a neighborhood where nature surrounds you. South Huntsville sits at the basin of many mountains and has views for days. Live here and explore the outdoors as well as the convenience of being near everything the city of Huntsville has to offer.
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Hampton Cove

Once a quiet little suburb, this suburb saw itself develop quickly into one of the largest suburbs in the Huntsville metropolitan area. This area of Huntsville really began to grow in the late 90s and early 2000s and it has continued to be one of the most sought after areas due to the beautiful scenery, size of the lots and easy commute to work.
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Madison was ranked by Niche as the best suburb to live in Alabama and the best place to raise a family in Alabama, it’s no surprise that Madison’s schools rank #1 in Alabama for college preparedness. Madison has also been listed as a US News & World Report “Top 10 Places to Grow Up”, a CNN Money “Top 100 Best Places to Live”, one of Family Circle’s “10 Best Towns for Family”, and was recognized as Trulia’s “The Best Place to Live in America’s New Tech Hub”
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Learn all there is to know about the this market from an innovative and knowledgeable local realtor, David Ivey of Stafford Realty. If you are a buying a home in Huntsville and want to see the this area, please get in touch as Stafford Realty has been actively buying and selling homes in this area for many years. You can contact David by email at [email protected] or call him directly at 256-655-4946. Also be sure to checkout other neighborhood tours in the Huntsville area on his Youtube Channel as well as informational posts on his Instagram and Facebook Page.

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