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Stats & Facts – Week of April 3, 2017

Published on April 6, 2017

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Huntsville area’s growth

Alabama’s population could increase by 500,000 by 2040, says The University of Alabama. In the Huntsville Metro, Madison County could grow to 451,043 from 334,811  and Limestone County could grow to 126,617 from 82,782.

The Huntsville Metro grew by 15 people a day from 2015-2016, according to new Census data.

Big congrats

The Ed Mitchell International Intermodal Center at Huntsville International Airport celebrated 30 years of cargo transport.

Chocolate bakery? Yes, please.

Pizzelle’s Confections has opened its bakery at Lowe Mill.

New coffee shop

Honest Coffee Roasters opened a pop-up shop at U.G. White and Frios Gourmet Pops opened in downtown Huntsville.

Stats & Facts is a weekly series covering City of Huntsville economic development announcements, relevant national and regional statistics that could impact the Rocket City region and informational nuggets that span industries. It is compiled by Business Relations Officer Harrison Diamond.