Best Places to Live in Hillsboro, Alabama

Small industrial city - Extreme northern Alabama along the Tennessee River
Pros
-Cost of living
-Nearby water recreation
-Low crime rate
Cons
-Summer heat and humidity
-Arts and culture
-Low educational attainment

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What Bert Has To Say About Decatur Metro Area

Decatur is a northern Alabama transportation hub and manufacturing center for a variety of goods. The strategic location on the Tennessee River and key railroads brought Northern industrial interests following the Civil War, leaving the city with a strong imprint of fine older Victorian homes and some attractive parks. The Cost of living Index is attractive and crime rates are low for the state and region.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Alabama
County: Lawrence County
Metro Area: Decatur Metro Area
City: Hillsboro
Zip Codes: 35643
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 590 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Hillsboro is 7.60% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Hillsboro jobs have decreased by 0.51%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Hillsboro's cost of living is 19.70% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Hillsboro's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Hillsboro's population is 519 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -11.58%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Hillsboro is $87,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 22.16%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Hillsboro public schools spend $9,820 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.8 students per teacher in Hillsboro. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Hillsboro

It's a good time to buy in Hillsboro. Home Appreciation is up 3.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Hillsboro Real Estate.

The median home price in Hillsboro is $87,300. Browse Homes in this Range.


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ZIP CODES IN HILLSBORO, ALABAMA
35643