Huntsville, AL 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Huntsville is a bustling city located in mountainous Northern Alabama. Residents of 55+ communities in Huntsville enjoy an abundance of shopping and dining options with easy access to a number of outdoor activities. Regularly occurring festivals, events, and local farmers markets off plenty of opportunities for community involvement.

Huntsville is a bustling city located in mountainous Northern Alabama. Residents of 55+ communities in Huntsville enjoy an abundance of shopping and dining options with easy access to a number of outdoor activities. Regularly occurring festivals, events, and local farmers markets off plenty of opportunities for community involvement.

Huntsville Climate & Geography

The climate in Huntsville is categorized as humid subtropical. Winters in Huntsville are mild, with lows dropping down to the low 30s, and summers are hot and humid, with highs reaching the low 90s. The city receives more rainfall than average and much less snowfall, averaging just 2 inches of snow per year. The rainiest months in Huntsville are November through March.

Huntsville is located north of the Tennessee River within the Cumberland Plateau near the Appalachian Mountains.

Recreation, Culture, & Entertainment in Huntsville

Huntsville is one of the largest cities in the state and offers active adults a number of entertainment options, including the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, the U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum, the Huntsville Museum of Art, and the Huntsville Depot Museum. Retirees can enjoy a hike or bike ride through Monte Sano State Park, or a peaceful stroll among the flowers at Huntsville Botanical Garden.

Plenty of shopping and dining options are available in Huntsville at Bridge Street Town Centre. In addition, Huntsville is home to several annual festivals and events including the Mardi Gras Parade, Von Brewski Beer Festival, and Monte Sano Art Festival. There are also a number of farmers markets where community members can purchase fresh produce and goods.

Huntsville Cost of Living & Taxes

The overall cost of living in Huntsville is lower than the national average, this is mainly due to the average cost of housing being significantly below average. However, grocery, housing, utility, and transportation costs are all below the national average as well.

Alabama is considered to be one of the most tax-friendly states in the country, partially because property taxes in Alabama are among the lowest in the country. Furthermore Social Security benefits are not taxed and income tax ranges from 2 percent to 5 percent.

Health Care in Huntsville

Huntsville ranks in the top 94 communities to live on Gallup’s Well-Being Index.

Active adults living in a 55+ community in Huntsville have a number of health care options in the city. Huntsville Hospital, ranked the No. 2 hospital in the state by U.S. News, is high performing in six procedures and conditions. Crestwood Medical Center is rated as high performing in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).


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Villas at Jones Valley - Huntsville, AL

Villas at Jones Valley

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - High $300ks
  • 128 Homes
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2006 - 2010
  • No Reviews
The Villas at Research Park - Huntsville, AL

The Villas at Research Park

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  • Low $300ks - High $300ks
  • 128 Homes
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2016 - 2021
  • No Reviews

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Meadow Ranch Community

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  • 2320 SqFt
MLS CV23099287
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