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Tuscaloosa, AL Metro Area


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2022 population: 277,494   ( 47,332 from 2010)
Land area: 3493.3 square miles
Population density: 79.4 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:159,471 57.47% 10.9%
Black:98,38735.46% 31.5%
Indian:6010.22% 18.8%
Asian:4,2671.54% 75.0%
2+ races:3,4211.23% 73.7%
Hispanic:11,3474.09% 77.2%
Total non-White:118,02342.53% 36.7%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:6,660 12.4
Deaths:6,85412.8
Net Migration: 9,39517.5
Net Immigration: 4760.9
Change in White population:15,620 6.8
Change in Non-White pop.:31,712 13.8




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
230,162
143,85162.50%
74,83532.51%
5060.22%
2,4381.06%
1,9690.86%
6,4022.78%
86,31137.50%

2000
203,009
129,84663.96%
67,14933.08%
4020.20%
1,5810.78%
1,4620.72%
2,4341.20%
73,16336.04%

1990
186,719
127,36568.21%
56,73130.38%
3300.18%
1,2540.67%
n/a
1,0390.56%
59,35431.79%

1980
174,626
117,06767.04%
55,46031.76%
710.04%
3900.22%
n/a
1,5500.89%
57,55932.96%

1970
152,243
103,88868.24%
47,76031.37%
330.02%
1160.08%
n/a
4080.27%
48,355 31.76%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
25,626 12.6
18,1348.9
6,9693.4
2,4801.2
14,005 6.9
13,148 6.5
1990's
NumberRate
27,428 14.7
17,5189.4
2,6341.4
6710.4
2,481 1.3
13,809 7.4
1980's
NumberRate
26,058 14.9
15,236 8.7
1,897 1.1
n/a
10,298 5.9
1,795 1.0
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
7,146 4.7
n/a
13,179 8.7
9,204 6.0

Age, Family & Household Data for Tuscaloosa, AL Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
34.2
56,018 20.2%
221,476 79.8%
39,966 14.4%
100,101
2.57
62,645 62.6%
45,334 72.4%
6,821 10.9%
37,456 37.4%

2010
NumberPercent
32.7
50,302 21.9%
179,860 78.1%
26,756 11.6%
90,426
2.42
55,958 61.9%
37,851 67.6%
7,577 13.5%
34,468 38.1%

2000
NumberPercent
33.0
49,349 24.3%
153,660 75.7%
24,021 11.8%
79,047
2.45
52,621 66.6%
38,080 72.4%
7,002 13.3%
26,426 33.4%

1990
NumberPercent
31.2
46,761 25.0%
139,958 75.0%
22,966 12.3%
68,096
2.60
47,535 69.8%
36,565 76.9%
5,177 10.9%
20,561 30.2%

1980
NumberPercent
27.7
49,698 28.5%
124,928 71.5%
18,858 10.8%
58,707
2.81
42,954 73.2%
34,298 79.8%
4,211 9.8%
15,753 26.8%

2022 Housing Data for Tuscaloosa, AL Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units121,779 
Median Value$200,451 
Occupied100,10182.2%
Vacant21,67817.8%
Owned64,34464.3%
Rented35,75735.7%
Median Rent$917 
Single-Family Units75,01761.6%
    Detached73,35560.2%
    Attached1,6621.4%
Buldings with 5+ Units24,53620.1%
Mobile Homes15,45912.7%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Tuscaloosa, AL Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0008,2068.2%
$10,000 to $14,9995,4915.5%
$15,000 to $19,9995,0935.1%
$20,000 to $24,9994,6324.6%
$25,000 to $29,9994,6774.7%
$30,000 to $34,9994,7654.8%
$35,000 to $39,9993,7123.7%
$40,000 to $44,9993,8283.8%
$45,000 to $49,9994,0924.1%
$50,000 to $59,9996,8366.8%
$60,000 to $74,9999,3009.3%
$75,000 to $99,99912,20212.2%
$100,000 to $124,9998,4978.5%
$125,000 to $149,9996,7636.8%
$150,000 to $199,9996,5076.5%
$200,000 or more5,5005.5%
Median Household Income58,271 
Per Capita Income30,991 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.84 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI5,6475.6%
Public Assistance3,7243.7%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps13,27513.3%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed115,24465.3%
Unemployed6,6813.8%
In Armed Forces2550.1%
Total Labor Force122,18069.2%
Not in Labor Force54,38230.8%
Real Unemployment Rate 34.6%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector45,23336,55555.3%
Non-Profit2,2866,60125.7%
Self-Employed7,2203,57966.9%
Local Government2,9604,95737.4%
State Government6,0186,47648.2%
Federal Government1,0241,68237.8%
Total Private + Self52,45340,13456.7%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.12,28819,71638.4%
Total64,74159,85052.0%
Pct. Govt.18.6%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts15,82712.7%
Sales and Office Occupations24,45619.6%
Professional, Technical30,18324.2%
Service Occupations19,51515.6%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing5710.5%
All others34,74627.9%
White Collar 56.5%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing19,98518.2%
Health care and social assistance17,89716.3%
Educational services17,24915.7%
Retail trade14,04912.8%
Accommodation and food services9,9789.1%
Construction8,2847.5%
Other services5,8045.3%
Professional, scientific, technical5,4715.0%
Public administration4,4714.1%
Transportation and warehousing4,3443.9%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.4,1373.8%
Finance and insurance3,0222.7%
Wholesale trade2,3462.1%
Real estate and rental and leasing2,0951.9%
Arts, entertainment, recreation1,4061.3%
Utilities1,1841.1%
Information1,1031.0%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting9450.9%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction8410.8%
Management1160.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Tuscaloosa, AL Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican5,3111.95%
Puerto Rican9000.33%
Cuban5710.21%
Dominican2740.10%
Total Central American1,7280.63%
Costa Rican180.01%
Guatemalan1,2440.46%
Honduran2420.09%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian140.01%
Salvadoran2100.08%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American4670.17%
Argentinean2220.08%
Bolivian40.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian780.03%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian1300.05%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan330.01%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic1,0460.38%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Chinese1,1130.41%
Indian8220.30%
Vietnamese6330.23%
Filipino3380.12%
Korean2080.08%
Japanese1570.06%
Bangladeshi800.03%
Thai120.00%
Burmese90.00%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English245,07495.1%
Spanish7,1212.8%
Other Indo-European1,4270.6%
German, other Germanic1,0410.4%
Chinese9430.4%
Vietnamese3670.1%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic3440.1%
Other3380.1%
French, Haitian, Cajun2150.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American28,40210.4%
English21,9768.1%
Irish17,0826.3%
German14,5485.3%
Scottish5,2291.9%
European4,1031.5%
Italian3,6471.3%
Scotch-Irish3,2611.2%
French3,2421.2%
African1,8140.7%
British1,2530.5%
Dutch1,1920.4%
Polish1,1350.4%
Welsh9770.4%
Swedish7260.3%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen267,35998.0%
Not a citizen5,5722.0%
Native263,78496.6%
Foreign-born9,1473.4%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Tuscaloosa, AL Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
5,133 3.0%13,126 7.7%53,133 31.1%51,239 30.0%28,725 16.8%19,624 11.5%
  Average years of education: 13.4
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 5,133 3.0%
9-12 Years 13,126 7.7%
H.S. Grad or GED 53,133 31.1%
Some College 51,239 30.0%
Bach. Degree 28,725 16.8%
Grad Degree 19,624 11.5%
Average years of education: 13.4

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Tuscaloosa, AL Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 177,472 167,578 9,894 5.6%
1991 178,406 167,280 11,126 6.2%
1992 179,470 166,850 12,620 7.0%
1993 184,484 172,444 12,040 6.5%
1994 189,860 178,850 11,010 5.8%
1995 192,012 181,392 10,620 5.5%
1996 195,562 185,808 9,754 5.0%
1997 202,026 192,920 9,106 4.5%
1998 205,364 197,096 8,268 4.0%
1999 205,506 196,956 8,550 4.2%
2000 202,790 193,610 9,180 4.5%
2001 201,810 191,892 9,918 4.9%
2002 201,370 190,586 10,784 5.4%
2003 202,446 191,278 11,168 5.5%
2004 203,848 193,218 10,630 5.2%
2005 206,016 197,676 8,340 4.0%
2006 212,562 204,924 7,638 3.6%
2007 215,028 207,030 7,998 3.7%
2008 214,760 203,236 11,524 5.4%
2009 213,670 192,444 21,226 9.9%
2010 222,930 200,770 22,160 9.9%
2011 225,122 204,674 20,448 9.1%
2012 224,500 206,932 17,568 7.8%
2013 224,392 208,420 15,972 7.1%
2014 228,062 213,458 14,604 6.4%
2015 231,036 217,576 13,460 5.8%
2016 229,828 216,156 13,672 5.9%
2017 232,130 221,548 10,582 4.6%
2018 237,148 228,056 9,092 3.8%
2019 243,638 236,564 7,074 2.9%
2020 237,944 221,648 16,296 6.8%
2021 236,088 227,270 8,818 3.7%
2022 239,628 233,192 6,436 2.7%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com