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Stats & Facts – Week of July 24, 2017

Published on July 27, 2017

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Business Facilities, a leading economic development publication, ranked Huntsville No. 6 for Economic Growth Potential and No. 1 for Aerospace.

Beating the national standard

Huntsville Police Department cut the ribbon on its new Criminal Investigations Division. HPD has a clear rate on homicides of 93%…the national, average is 65%.

Splash down

The newly expanded Huntsville Aquatics Center is now open. The $22M renovation includes three pools and seating for more than 1,400.

New music festival? Check.

Music lovers will rejoice at Fireside, a new music festival at Mid-City. The festival runs Aug. 9 – 12 at Mid-City’s newest element: the Camp. It will feature Americana, blues-rock, and more.


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.