Tuskegee, Alabama

Tuskegee: City in Macon County, Alabama, United States

About

Tuskegee is a city located in the county of Macon in the U.S. state of Alabama. Its population at the 2010 census was 9,865. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,026 inhabitants.

The city was created 143 years ago in 1880.

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Location of Tuskegee on Alabama map.

Quick Facts about Tuskegee

Population : 8,026 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
County : Macon County
Different from : Tuscaloosa
Postal code : 36083
Phone Area Codes : 334
Water as percent of area : 1.73%
Land as percent of area : 98.27%
Altitude : 463 feet / 141 meters
Capital city : Tuskegee is capital of Macon County
Establishment : January 01, 1881 (143 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 13:34:14 (23rd April 2024)
Population growth : -22.91% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Tuskegee is located at 32°25'27"N 85°41'27"W (32.4241500, -85.6909600).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Tuskegee decreased by 22.91% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,865 - census
2011 9,773 -0.94% estimation process
2012 9,402 -3.95% estimation process
2013 9,199 -2.21% estimation process
2014 8,976 -2.48% estimation process
2015 8,784 -2.19% estimation process
2016 8,674 -1.27% estimation process
2017 8,567 -1.25% estimation process
2018 8,265 -3.65% estimation process
2019 8,142 -1.51% estimation process
2020 8,026 -1.45% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 8,142
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 9,816
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -17.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 9,395
April 1, 2010 Population : 9,865
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 16.6%
People over 65 (%) : 15.3%
Female persons, % : 57.1%
White only, percent : 1.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 97.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 0.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 0.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 1.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 526
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.6%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 48.0%

Tuskegee zip code is 36083. County name: Macon, County fips: 01087

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 48.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $77,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $909
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $408
2015-2019 median gross rent : $608
2015-2019 Households : 2,936
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.15
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 76.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 60.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 81.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 18,748
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 24,056
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 48,536
2012 total retail sales per capita : $5,121
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $28,016
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $17,178
Percentage of people living in poverty : 27.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 821
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 349
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 435
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 727
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 61
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 97
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 691
2010 population per square mile : 613.0
2010 land area in square miles : 16.09
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 48.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $77,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $909
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $408
2015-2019 median gross rent : $608
2015-2019 Households : 2,936
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.15
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 76.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 60.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 81.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 18,748
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 24,056
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 48,536
2012 total retail sales per capita : $5,121
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $28,016
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $17,178
Percentage of people living in poverty : 27.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 821
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 349
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 435
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 727
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 61
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 97
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 691
2010 population per square mile : 613.0
2010 land area in square miles : 16.09

Best Things to Do in Tuskegee

1 Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site

Rating: 4.6 (225)

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Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site

2 George Washington Carver Museum

Rating: 4.9 (92)

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George Washington Carver Museum

3 USDA Forest Service Tuskegee National Forest

Rating: 3.9 (60)

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USDA Forest Service Tuskegee National Forest

4 The Legacy Museum at Tuskegee University

Rating: 4.7 (34)

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The Legacy Museum at Tuskegee University

5 Tuskegee Human & Civil Rights Multicultural Center

Rating: 4.7 (28)

104 S Elm St, Tuskegee, AL 36083, United States ➦ Show Map

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Tuskegee Human & Civil Rights Multicultural Center

Where ot Eat in Tuskegee

1 McDonald's

Rating: 3.4 (489)

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McDonald's

2 Burger King

Rating: 3.6 (424)

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Burger King

3 Church's Chicken

Rating: 3.5 (303)

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Church's Chicken

4 American Deli

Rating: 3.9 (241)

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American Deli

5 Pizza Hut

Rating: 3.9 (140)

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Pizza Hut

Other Places in Tuskegee

1 Tuskegee City Administration

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People born in Tuskegee (52)

People born in Tuskegee, including Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Alabama's 5th district Charles Winston Thompson, politician Edward W. Pou, politician Frank Park, .

List

  • Stanley Jackson (American basketball player) he was born in 10/10/1970
  • Frederick Arthur Bridgman (American artist (1847-1928)) he was born in 10/11/1847
  • Tony Tolbert (Player of American football) he was born in 29/12/1967
  • Andre Thornton (American baseball player) he was born in 13/08/1949
  • Frank Walker (American football player) he was born in 06/08/1980
  • Ken Johnson (American basketball player (1962-)) he was born in 07/11/1962
  • Rory White (American basketball player and coach) he was born in 16/08/1959
  • Adriel Johnson (biologist) he was born in 22/06/1957
  • Angela Johnson (American poet, children's writer) she was born in 18/06/1961
  • Chad Lucas (American football player) he was born in 07/11/1981
  • Chukie Nwokorie (American football player) he was born in 10/07/1975
  • Daniel James III (United States Air Force general) he was born in 07/09/1945
  • Eric Motley (United States Department of State official) he was born in 01/01/1972
  • Gerald Robinson (American football player) he was born in 04/05/1963
  • Gilbert Renfroe (American football player) he was born in 18/02/1963
  • Herman Hill (baseball player) he was born in 12/10/1945
  • Howard R. Lamar (American historian) he was born in 18/11/1923
  • Keith Black (American neurosurgeon) he was born in 13/09/1957

Schools in Tuskegee

College & universities near Tuskegee, AL

Code Name City ZIP
102377 Tuskegee University Tuskegee (AL) 36088-1920
100858 Auburn University Auburn (AL) 36849
100690 Amridge University Montgomery (AL) 36117-3553
100830 Auburn University at Montgomery Montgomery (AL) 36117-3596
475130 Fortis College-Montgomery Montgomery (AL) 36117

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Tuskegee, AL

Code Name Address Type
MGM Montgomery, AL 950 West South Boulevard BUS

Post offices near Tuskegee

Post Office Name City ZIP
Tuskeg Post Office Tuskegee (AL) 36083

Other cities in Macon County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Macon County , AL.

City Name Population Title
City of Tuskegee 9,865 City in Macon County, Alabama, United States
Notasulga 817 Town
Franklin 512 Town in Macon County, Alabama, United States
Shorter 383 Town

Distance to Other Cities

Tuskegee distances to largest Alabama cities