Looking to connect with the community in Gadsden Alabama? We’ve started this website to help people find out about living in Gadsden and also as a way to connect with others in Gadsden. Why Gadsden? For starters, the cost of living is 7.5% lower than the national average and unemployment is relatively stable at 5.9%. The median income for a household is $41,533 and the major industries are education and hospitality. Even better, the median house price is $107.000. For a small metro population of 103,100, this is pretty amazing.