Attalla, Alabama 

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Best Places to Live in Attalla, Alabama

Small industrial town - Northeast Alabama, between Birmingham and Chattanooga, Tennessee
Pros
-Cost of living
-Attractive setting
-Nearby water recreation
Cons
-Economy and jobs
-Entertainment
-Low educational attainment

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What Bert Has To Say About Gadsden Metro Area

Gadsden is historically one of the state’s largest industrial centers, producing steel, rubber, fabricated metal and electronic equipment in an almost early 20th century company-town environment. The steel and rubber factories, led by Goodyear and Republic Steel, mostly went away in the 1980’s, leaving a fairly gritty and impoverished industrial landscape. The city worked hard through the 1990’s to reverse the tide with redevelopment investments with some success, but today Gadsden is still a mixed bag with unemployment, crime and education issues.


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Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Alabama
County: Etowah County
Metro Area: Gadsden Metro Area
City: Attalla
Zip Codes: 35954
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 624 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Attalla is 6.5% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Negative. Attalla jobs have decreased by 0.20%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Attalla's cost of living is 26.00% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Attalla's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Attalla's population is 5,899 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -14.00%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 7 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Attalla is $56,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -5.94%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Attalla public schools spend $8,109 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17 students per teacher in Attalla. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Attalla

It's not a good time to buy in Attalla. Home Appreciation is down -6.8% in the last 12 months. Browse Attalla Real Estate.

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ZIP CODES IN ATTALLA, ALABAMA
35954