Best Places to Live in Tuscumbia, Alabama

Small city - Extreme northwest Alabama along the Tennessee River
Pros
-Cost of living
-Low crime rate
-Entertainment (mainly music)
Cons
-Isolation
-Economic cycles
-Arts & culture

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What Bert Has To Say About Florence-Muscle Shoals Metro Area

Florence is the center of the shoals area of the Tennessee Valley and is adjacent to the more well-known and colorfully named town of Muscle Shoals. The area is business friendly, and located here are several manufacturing industries, including aluminum, rubber, and steel, but the job base has declined from its strongest years. The Cost of living Index is low and home prices are attractive. Crime rates are low for the region.


QUICK FACTS

City: Tuscumbia
Zip Codes: 35674
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 540 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Tuscumbia is 7.60% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Tuscumbia jobs have decreased by 1.42%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Tuscumbia's cost of living is 19.00% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Tuscumbia's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Tuscumbia's population is 8,474 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 0.73%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Tuscumbia is $95,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 19.42%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Tuscumbia public schools spend $9,061 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.2 students per teacher in Tuscumbia. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Tuscumbia

It's a good time to buy in Tuscumbia. Home Appreciation is up 5.5% in the last 12 months. Browse Tuscumbia Real Estate.

The median home price in Tuscumbia is $95,000. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Tuscumbia    3 Reviews
The price is right - 2/22/2010
Tuscumbia, AL is a nice small town - good climate, friendly people and and the cost of living is not... (Read More)

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Tuscumbia - 12/18/2008
It is a beautiful city in the northwest corner of... (Read More)

Good Proximity to Hospitals - 2/22/2007
Most people who live in the city limits of Tuscumbia, AL are within ten or fifteen minutes of two good hospitals. Helen Keller Memorial Hospital is just across the city... (Read More)


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ZIP CODES IN TUSCUMBIA, ALABAMA
35674