About the Area

About Huntsville

deciBel is headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, a high-tech city recognized worldwide as a thriving area for both business and living. deciBel is located in Cummings Research Park, the second largest research park in the US. With a population of just over 430,000, Madison County is a great place to work and live.

Huntsville is No. 1 in Best Places to Live in America's New Tech Hubs

The online residential real estate site, Trulia, ranked Huntsville as the best new tech hub in the country based on job prospects and cost of living considerations. Read more here.

Huntsville Earns No. 2 Ranking for Best Place for Tech Jobs in 2017!

A new ranking puts Huntsville second in the United States for best places for tech jobs. Location matters, according to NerdWallet, and that has developers, engineers, designers and other tech geniuses flocking to the Rocket City.

Huntsville came in at number 2, noted for NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, Redstone Arsenal and affordable housing. The survey said Huntsville has by far the lowest median gross rent in the top 10 metros at $785 a month. Read more here.

Huntsville, AL is America's Fastest-Growing Tech Town in 2017

ZipRecruiter and Payscale have named Huntsville the top tech city in the U.S. Huntsville's year-over-year tech job growth was 309 percent, according to the ranking. The top tech careers in Huntsville are software and systems engineers, systems and information technology specialists, and help desk support. Read more here.

Huntsville was ranked the #1 Most Affordable City in 2016 by Liveability.com. Huntsville has a low cost of living, great educational and business opportunities, plentiful green space, and many cultural and entertainment attractions. Read more here.

Huntsville was also ranked #4 Top 25 Cities with Lowest Cost of Living in 2016 by Business Insider. Based on research from Niche, more than 220 cities with populations of more than 100,000 were compared using factors such as the ratio of home values to income, median property taxes, median home values, median rent, and ratios of monthly housing cost to income for each place. It also took the price of gas, the price of groceries, and the ratio of the median rent to income into consideration. Read more here.

To learn more about the Huntsville community, please visit www.asmartplace.com or www.huntsvillealabamausa.com.