Tuscaloosa Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

Tuscaloosa: County seat of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, United States

About

Tuscaloosa is a city located in the county of Tuscaloosa in the U.S. state of Alabama. Its population at the 2010 census was 90,468. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 102,819 inhabitants.

The city was created 202 years ago in 1819.

Tuscaloosa Quick Facts

Population : 102,819 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
County : Tuscaloosa County
Different from : Tuskaloosa
Postal code : 35401-35407, 35485-35487
Phone Area Codes : 205
Water as percent of area : 14.38%
Land as percent of area : 85.62%
Altitude : 223 feet / 68 meters
Capital city : Tuscaloosa is capital of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama
Establishment : December 12, 1819 (202 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 09:39:45 (17th May 2022)
Population growth : 12.01% (2010-2020)
Tuscaloosa locator map
Location of Tuscaloosa on Alabama map.
Tuscaloosa Greensboro Avenue image
Tuscaloosa Greensboro Avenue
Tuscaloosa Greensboro Avenue image

Geography

Tuscaloosa is located at 33°12'35"N 87°34'9"W (33.2098400, -87.5691700).

Tuscaloosa map

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Demographics

The population of Tuscaloosa increased by 12.01% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 90,468 - census
2011 90,913 0.49% estimation process
2012 92,307 1.51% estimation process
2013 93,886 1.68% estimation process
2014 95,688 1.88% estimation process
2015 97,576 1.93% estimation process
2016 98,428 0.87% estimation process
2017 99,629 1.21% estimation process
2018 100,190 0.56% estimation process
2019 101,129 0.93% estimation process
2020 102,819 1.64% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 101,129
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 90,275
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 12.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 99,600
April 1, 2010 Population : 90,468
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 18.0%
People over 65 (%) : 12.2%
Female persons, % : 52.0%
White only, percent : 51.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 44.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 2.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 49.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 4,809
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.6%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 48.4%

Tuscaloosa zip code is 35401. County name: Tuscaloosa, County fips: 01125

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 48.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $178,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,250
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $445
2015-2019 median gross rent : $844
2015-2019 Households : 35,264
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.55
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 75.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 6.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 86.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 78.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 36.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 52.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 344,231
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,116,257
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 4,234,819
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,782,781
2012 total retail sales per capita : $19,096
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $45,268
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $26,437
Percentage of people living in poverty : 24.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 6,802
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,374
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,530
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,953
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,375
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 670
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 5,438
2010 population per square mile : 1,501.9
2010 land area in square miles : 60.23
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 64.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $177,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,244
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $380
2015-2019 median gross rent : $824
2015-2019 Households : 9,685
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.61
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 90.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 85.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 37.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 60,084
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 484,650
2012 total retail sales per capita : $20,120
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $59,836
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $28,059
Percentage of people living in poverty : 16.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,479
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,332
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 837
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 489
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,886
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 164
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,203
2010 population per square mile : 1,392.6
2010 land area in square miles : 16.75

People born in Tuscaloosa (138)

People born in Tuscaloosa, including physicist, inventor of Van de Graaff generator Robert J. Van de Graaff, singer, songwriter, pianist Dinah Washington, swimmer Angel Martino, .

List

  • Eddie Hinton (American songwriter and session musician) he was born in 15/06/1944
  • Lillie Leatherwood (athletics competitor) she was born in 06/07/1964
  • Lurleen Brigham Burns Wallace (American politician (1926-1968)) she was born in 19/09/1926
  • Lee Maye (American baseball player) he was born in 11/12/1934
  • Otis Davis (American sprinter) he was born in 12/07/1932
  • Coleman Young (American politician (1918-1997)) he was born in 24/05/1918
  • Deontay Wilder (American boxer) he was born in 22/10/1985
  • Dylan Riley Jacob Synder (American actor) he was born in 24/01/1997
  • H. Casey Young (American politician (1828-1899)) he was born in 14/12/1828
  • Keydren Clark (American basketball player) he was born in 08/10/1984
  • John Stallworth (American football player) he was born in 15/07/1952
  • Robert Shelton (American Ku Klux Klan member) he was born in 12/06/1929
  • Debra Marshall (American professional wrestling valet and actress) she was born in 02/03/1960
  • Jason Caffey (American basketball player) he was born in 12/06/1973
  • Walter D. Seed, Sr. (American politician) he was born in 26/06/1864
  • Willie D. Burton (Sound engineer) he was born in 01/01/2000
  • D. J. White (American professional basketball player) he was born in 31/08/1986
  • Arthur P. Whitaker (American historian) he was born in 06/06/1895

Schools in Tuscaloosa

College & universities near Tuscaloosa, AL

Code Name City ZIP
100751 The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa (AL) 35487-0100
102270 Stillman College Tuscaloosa (AL) 35401
476805 University Academy of Hair Design Tuscaloosa (AL) 35401-5621
102067 Shelton State Community College Tuscaloosa (AL) 35405-8522

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Tuscaloosa, AL

Code Name Address Type
TCL Tuscaloosa 2105 Greensboro Ave RAIL
BRR Brent, AL 10393 Alabama Highway 5 BUS
MAA Marion, AL 26400 Alabama Highway 14 BUS
BHM Birmingham 1819 Morris Ave. RAIL
SLA Selma, AL 434 Broad Street BUS

Post offices near Tuscaloosa

Post Office Name City ZIP
Tuscaloosa Post Office Tuscaloosa (AL) 35401
Northpor Post Office Northport (AL) 35476
Skyland Post Office Tuscaloosa (AL) 35405
Coker Post Office Coker (AL) 35452
Cottondal Post Office Cottondale (AL) 35453

Other cities in Tuscaloosa County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Tuscaloosa County , AL.

City Name Population Title
Northport 26,075 City in Alabama, United States
Lake View 2,732 City of Iowa, USA
Brookwood 1,822 Town in Alabama, United States
Vance 1,807 Town in Alabama, United States
Coaling 1,633 Town of the United States
Coker 953 Town of the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Tuscaloosa distances to largest Alabama cities