Living in Tuscaloosa, AL

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Tuscaloosa, Alabama Info Snack

Population
99,390
Unemployment
6.7%
Poverty
24.0%
Median Home
$178,900
Median Income
$45,268
Median Rent
$844

Tuscaloosa SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
9

Tuscaloosa, AL Crime Report

4,929
Total Crimes
4,843.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
95.57%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Tuscaloosa
/ 100k People
Alabama
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 4,929 4,843.6 3,185.3 2,476.7
Violent Crime 514 505.1 510.8 366.7
Murder 5 4.9 7.3 5.0
Robbery 140 137.6 80.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 322 316.4 381.0 250.2
Property Crime 4,415 4,338.5 2,674.4 2,109.9
Burglary 753 739.9 531.9 340.5
Larceny 3,347 3,289.0 1,886.1 1,549.5
Car Theft 315 309.5 256.5 219.9

Tuscaloosa, AL Cost Of Living

91
Tuscaloosa's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Tuscaloosa Alabama National Average
Overall 91 89 100
Services 88 98 100
Groceries 88 96 100
Health 88 91 100
Housing 90 72 100
Transportation 92 91 100
Utilities 103 103 100

Tuscaloosa, AL Photos

Denny Chimes By Highsmith
Source: Public Domain
Bama Theatre Tuscaloosa Alabama
Source: Public Domain
Coleman Coliseum
Source: Public Domain
Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
Source: Public Domain
Kenny Chesney Tuscaloosa
Source: Public Domain
Moundville Archaeological Site Alabama
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Rankings for Tuscaloosa in Alabama

Map Of Tuscaloosa, AL

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Population over time in Tuscaloosa

Year Population % Change
2019 99,390 0.5%
2018 98,881 1.5%
2017 97,373 1.1%
2016 96,352 1.6%
2015 94,865 1.7%
2014 93,325 0.9%
2013 92,461 1.9%
2012 90,766 1.9%
2011 89,035 1.6%
2010 87,663 -

Race / Ethnicity in Tuscaloosa

White
49.1% (48,840)
African American
43.9% (43,597)
American Indian
0.2% (164)
Asian
2.5% (2,520)
Hawaiian
0.1% (78)
Other
0.0% (14)
Two Or More
1.0% (947)
Hispanic
3.2% (3,230)
Race Tuscaloosa AL USA
White 49.1% 65.5% 60.7%
African American 43.9% 26.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 2.5% 1.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.0% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.2% 4.3% 18.0%

Gender in Tuscaloosa

Female
52.0% (51,672)
Male
48.0% (47,718)
Gender Tuscaloosa AL USA
Female 52.0% 51.6% 50.8%
Male 48.0% 48.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Tuscaloosa for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (2,981)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (7,951)
High School / GED
27.0% (26,835)
Some College
20.0% (19,878)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (4,969)
Bachelor's Degree
21.0% (20,871)
Master's Degree
10.0% (9,939)
Professional Degree
3.0% (2,981)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (2,981)
Education Tuscaloosa AL USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 21.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Less than $10,000
12.7% (1,262,667)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.7% (668,819)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.0% (1,089,614)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.0% (1,095,533)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.3% (1,222,645)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.5% (1,637,240)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.4% (938,545)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.2% (1,015,207)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.8% (472,373)
$200,000 or more
5.4% (536,352)
Income Tuscaloosa AL USA
Less than $10,000 12.7% 8.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.7% 5.9% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.0% 11.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.0% 10.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.3% 13.2% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.5% 17.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.4% 11.7% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.2% 12.5% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.8% 4.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 5.4% 4.1% 7.7%

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