Would Huntsville do well in a zombie apocalypse? You bet we would

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Of all the accolades our city has collected, you have to bet the mayor's office is a bit puzzled by this one.  Hey, we'll take it though!

According to new findings by FindTheHome, Huntsville ranks among the Top 10 cities where you'd best survive a zombie apocalypse.  FindTheHome is a residential real estate search engine, usually helping people find the latest information on homes, schools, neighborhoods and commutes to and from work.

We guess fighting off zombies is a new category potential homebuyers might want to search. FindTheHome judged the zombie-readiness of each city using a combination of three factors: resources, defense, and demographics. "The higher the overall score, the better equipped the region is to survive," the website said.

Here's our competition in the Top Ten:

  1. Columbia, MO
  2. Tampa, FL
  3. Anchorage, AK
  4. Stamford, CT
  5. Lubbock, TX
  6. Huntsville, AL - our zombie fighting index came in at 90% - how about that!
  7. Boise City, ID
  8. Virginia Beach, VA
  9. Little Rock, AR
  10. Arlington, VA