Quality of Life

Alabama is a state with an array of advantages that makes it a perfect place to build, expand or start a new business with its strong work ethic. Alabama’s cost of living ranks below the national average, and its state and local tax burden is one of the lowest in the nation.

Alabama is an ideal place to raise a family with the median sale prices for homes at 40 percent less than the national average.

Alabama offers many opportunities for exceptional education for K-12, including public and private schools. Alabama’s K-12 education system has implemented one of the most stringent graduation standards in the nation and is the only state-level educational agency in the nation to receive certification from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) for its Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs. Alabama is home to 30 four-year colleges and universities and 26 two-year community, technical colleges and junior colleges.

Alabama has an abundance of natural resources, a diversity of natural and scenic wonders and mild weather to compliment every vacation, family adventure or business trip whether to the mountains or the miles of sandy shorelines on the Gulf Coast.

Alabama offers a wide range of attractions for adults and children of all interests. The state is home to a vibrant arts and cultural scene, beautiful parks, botanical gardens and a great selection of live music and theatre venues.

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Alabama’s Quality of Life