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Tuscaloosa County, AL


Metropolitan Statistical Area: Tuscaloosa, AL
Designated Market Area: Birmingham, AL
USDA County Type (2015): Government
American Communities Project County Type (2023): College Towns

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2022 population: 236,780   ( 42,124 from 2010)
Land area: 1320.8 square miles
Population density: 179.3 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:142,400 60.14% 12.5%
Black:76,93232.49% 34.0%
Indian:4930.21% 8.4%
Asian:4,1291.74% 74.3%
2+ races:3,0061.27% 73.3%
Hispanic:9,8204.15% 65.1%
Total non-White:94,38039.86% 38.7%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:5,612 12.4
Deaths:5,12611.3
Net Migration: 9,66721.3
Net Immigration: 4561.0
Change in White population:15,789 8.1
Change in Non-White pop.:26,335 13.5




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
194,656
126,61165.04%
57,40129.49%
4550.23%
2,3691.22%
1,7350.89%
5,9493.06%
68,04534.96%

2000
164,875
111,36767.55%
48,13529.19%
3480.21%
1,5250.92%
1,2630.77%
2,1301.29%
53,50832.45%

1990
150,522
109,18372.54%
38,90925.85%
2730.18%
1,2140.81%
n/a
9430.63%
41,33927.46%

1980
137,541
98,94771.94%
37,06726.95%
430.03%
3460.25%
n/a
1,0500.76%
38,59428.06%

1970
116,029
86,58874.63%
28,86324.88%
270.02%
1070.09%
n/a
4080.35%
29,441 25.37%

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

2000's
NumberRate
21,241 12.9
13,9688.5
9,0425.5
2,4541.5
15,244 9.2
14,537 8.8
1990's
NumberRate
21,853 14.5
13,1688.7
1,9671.3
6200.4
2,184 1.5
12,169 8.1
1980's
NumberRate
19,818 14.4
11,014 8.0
4,630 3.4
n/a
10,236 7.4
2,745 2.0
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
9,650 8.3
n/a
12,359 10.7
9,153 7.9

Age, Family & Household Data for Tuscaloosa County, AL

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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
32.8
47,215 19.9%
189,565 80.1%
31,567 13.3%
84,743
2.58
53,530 63.2%
39,247 73.3%
5,900 11.0%
31,213 36.8%

2010
NumberPercent
31.2
41,786 21.5%
152,870 78.5%
21,050 10.8%
76,141
2.42
46,304 60.8%
31,696 68.5%
6,095 13.2%
29,837 39.2%

2000
NumberPercent
32.3
38,575 23.4%
126,300 76.6%
18,506 11.2%
64,517
2.42
42,107 65.3%
30,933 73.5%
5,363 12.7%
22,410 34.7%

1990
NumberPercent
30.8
35,963 23.9%
114,559 76.1%
17,101 11.4%
55,045
2.56
37,716 68.5%
29,506 78.2%
3,864 10.2%
17,329 31.5%

1980
NumberPercent
27.2
37,400 27.2%
100,141 72.8%
13,354 9.7%
46,789
2.74
33,541 71.7%
27,090 80.8%
3,236 9.6%
13,248 28.3%

2022 Housing Data for Tuscaloosa County, AL

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units101,330 
Median Value$218,800 
Occupied84,74383.6%
Vacant16,58716.4%
Owned52,79262.3%
Rented31,95137.7%
Median Rent$974 
Single-Family Units62,56461.7%
    Detached61,00560.2%
    Attached1,5591.5%
Buldings with 5+ Units23,78923.5%
Mobile Homes9,0298.9%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Tuscaloosa County, AL

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0007,1238.4%
$10,000 to $14,9993,6564.3%
$15,000 to $19,9994,0154.7%
$20,000 to $24,9993,4564.1%
$25,000 to $29,9993,6874.4%
$30,000 to $34,9993,6994.4%
$35,000 to $39,9993,1853.8%
$40,000 to $44,9993,2643.9%
$45,000 to $49,9993,4424.1%
$50,000 to $59,9995,9257.0%
$60,000 to $74,9998,0699.5%
$75,000 to $99,99910,49212.4%
$100,000 to $124,9997,5378.9%
$125,000 to $149,9996,2177.3%
$150,000 to $199,9995,9217.0%
$200,000 or more5,0556.0%
Median Household Income61,645 
Per Capita Income32,141 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state103 
Compared to U.S.85 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI4,0074.7%
Public Assistance3,4274.0%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps9,93511.7%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed101,29666.5%
Unemployed5,7393.8%
In Armed Forces2060.1%
Total Labor Force107,24170.4%
Not in Labor Force45,09829.6%
Real Unemployment Rate 33.4%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector39,53632,80854.7%
Non-Profit2,1235,85526.6%
Self-Employed5,9893,29364.5%
Local Government2,6564,13639.1%
State Government5,3625,67248.6%
Federal Government8861,55136.4%
Total Private + Self45,52536,10155.8%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.11,02717,21439.0%
Total56,55253,31551.5%
Pct. Govt.18.4%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts14,12912.8%
Sales and Office Occupations22,15420.1%
Professional, Technical26,95524.5%
Service Occupations17,07715.5%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing3650.3%
All others29,67927.0%
White Collar 57.5%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing17,04215.5%
Educational services15,81014.4%
Health care and social assistance15,59014.2%
Retail trade12,51211.4%
Accommodation and food services9,0098.2%
Construction7,3246.7%
Other services5,2364.8%
Professional, scientific, technical4,9914.5%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.3,6533.3%
Public administration3,6183.3%
Transportation and warehousing3,5503.2%
Finance and insurance2,6442.4%
Wholesale trade2,2042.0%
Real estate and rental and leasing1,9931.8%
Arts, entertainment, recreation1,3041.2%
Utilities1,0531.0%
Information9890.9%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction8410.8%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting5600.5%
Management710.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Tuscaloosa County, AL

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican4,8582.10%
Puerto Rican8880.38%
Cuban5370.23%
Dominican2570.11%
Total Central American1,6150.70%
Costa Rican180.01%
Guatemalan1,1660.50%
Honduran2070.09%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian140.01%
Salvadoran2100.09%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American4660.20%
Argentinean2220.10%
Bolivian40.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian770.03%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian1300.06%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan330.01%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic6400.28%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Chinese1,1130.48%
Indian8220.35%
Vietnamese6330.27%
Filipino3380.15%
Korean1990.09%
Japanese1570.07%
Bangladeshi800.03%
Thai120.01%
Burmese90.00%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English207,31094.8%
Spanish6,1312.8%
Other Indo-European1,4270.7%
German, other Germanic1,0020.5%
Chinese9330.4%
Vietnamese3670.2%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic3440.2%
Other2420.1%
Tagalog2100.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American24,26210.5%
English20,0108.6%
Irish15,3386.6%
German13,4815.8%
Scottish4,9522.1%
European3,9271.7%
Italian3,4961.5%
French3,0251.3%
Scotch-Irish2,9961.3%
African1,6780.7%
British1,1800.5%
Polish1,1050.5%
Dutch1,0840.5%
Swedish7260.3%
Welsh7110.3%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen226,67197.9%
Not a citizen4,8872.1%
Native223,38796.5%
Foreign-born8,1713.5%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Tuscaloosa County, AL

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
3,594 2.5%9,693 6.8%41,754 29.4%43,086 30.4%25,838 18.2%17,994 12.7%
  Average years of education: 13.6
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 3,594 2.5%
9-12 Years 9,693 6.8%
H.S. Grad or GED 41,754 29.4%
Some College 43,086 30.4%
Bach. Degree 25,838 18.2%
Grad Degree 17,994 12.7%
Average years of education: 13.6

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Tuscaloosa County, AL

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 70,117 66,890 3,227 4.6% 6.8%
1991 70,497 66,796 3,701 5.2% 7.3%
1992 70,490 66,335 4,155 5.9% 7.5%
1993 72,453 68,695 3,758 5.2% 7.2%
1994 74,975 71,440 3,535 4.7% 6.2%
1995 76,333 72,971 3,362 4.4% 5.9%
1996 78,151 75,339 2,812 3.6% 5.2%
1997 81,314 78,651 2,663 3.3% 4.9%
1998 83,288 80,884 2,404 2.9% 4.5%
1999 83,986 81,516 2,470 2.9% 4.7%
2000 82,181 78,918 3,263 4.0% 4.6%
2001 81,828 78,363 3,465 4.2% 5.2%
2002 81,800 77,987 3,813 4.7% 5.9%
2003 82,423 78,399 4,024 4.9% 6.0%
2004 83,358 79,467 3,891 4.7% 5.6%
2005 84,590 81,456 3,134 3.7% 4.4%
2006 87,591 84,741 2,850 3.3% 4.0%
2007 89,193 86,200 2,993 3.4% 4.1%
2008 89,168 84,817 4,351 4.9% 5.8%
2009 88,900 80,625 8,275 9.3% 10.1%
2010 94,028 85,458 8,570 9.1% 10.4%
2011 95,489 87,574 7,915 8.3% 9.6%
2012 95,418 88,575 6,843 7.2% 8.2%
2013 95,579 89,414 6,165 6.5% 7.3%
2014 97,230 91,523 5,707 5.9% 6.7%
2015 98,625 93,229 5,396 5.5% 6.1%
2016 98,431 92,864 5,567 5.7% 5.9%
2017 99,589 95,310 4,279 4.3% 4.6%
2018 102,058 98,355 3,703 3.6% 3.9%
2019 104,950 102,096 2,854 2.7% 3.0%
2020 102,222 95,473 6,749 6.6% 5.9%
2021 101,686 98,093 3,593 3.5% 3.4%
2022 103,432 100,816 2,616 2.5% 2.6%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com