Tuscaloosa, Alabama Population 2018

Tuscaloosa, Alabama's estimated population is 100,287 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Tuscaloosa, Alabama is the 5th largest city in Alabama based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1626.80 people/mi² (628.11 people/km²), with a household density of 289.16 people/km² (748.93 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 28.6 years, 26.7 years for males, and 29.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.8 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 46,169 households in the city, with an average size of 2.56 people per household. The vacancy rate was 26.5%, with a median rent of $791/month. The median house has 5 rooms, and has a value of $170,800.

The median income for households in Tuscaloosa, Alabama is $40,542, while the mean household income is $62,185. The per capita income is $23,465, and 14.8% of families and 23.9% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 28.7% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 7.1% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017100,2871,5201.54%
201698,7679720.99%
201597,7951,8541.93%
201495,9411,7931.90%
201394,1481,4991.62%
201292,6491,2411.36%
201191,4088710.96%
201090,53712,63116.21%
200077,9061470.19%
199077,7592,5483.39%
198075,2119,43814.35%
197065,7732,4033.79%
196063,37016,97436.59%
195046,39618,90368.76%
194027,4936,83433.08%
193020,6598,66372.22%
192011,9963,58942.69%
19108,4073,31365.04%
19005,09487920.85%
18904,2152265.67%
18603,9890.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White50,322
Black or African American41,759
Asian2,425
Two or More Races962
Some Other Race712
American Indian and Alaska Native143
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander29

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Tuscaloosa Al Population Pyramid 2018

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Tuscaloosa Al Median Age

28.6


Total

26.7


Male

29.9


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 81,734 adults in Tuscaloosa Al.

Tuscaloosa Al Age Dependency

42.9

Age Dependency Ratio

16.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Tuscaloosa Al Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5
Houses Without Mortgage
5,399
Houses With Mortgage
10,848
Vacancy Rate
26.5
Median Rent
791
Median Home Value
170,800
Renter-Occupied Units
17,686
Owner-Occupied Units
16,247
Total Housing Units
46,169

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Tuscaloosa Al for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 4.5% and the labor force participation rate is 55.4%.

Tuscaloosa Al Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.56
Average Family Size
3.26
Total Households
33933
Married Couple Households
11778
Male Householder (no wife) Families
1400
Female Householder (no husband) Families
6111
Non Family Households
14644
Total Families
19289
Households With Own Children
8341
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
3.8
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.1

Tuscaloosa Al Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
4,300
$10,000 to $14,999
2,602
$15,000 to $24,999
4,526
$25,000 to $34,999
3,727
$35,000 to $49,999
4,722
$50,000 to $74,999
5,255
$75,000 to $99,999
3,225
$100,000 to $149,999
2,943
$150,000 to $199,999
1,256
Over $200,000
1,377

Tuscaloosa Al Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Tuscaloosa Al

Alabama

$40,542

$

$62,185

$

Under 10k10k - 15k15k - 25k25k - 35k35k - 50k50k - 75k75k - 100k100k - 150k150k - 200kOver 200k00.040.080.120.16

Tuscaloosa Al Education Data

Tuscaloosa Al Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
1,5022.81%
9th to 12th Grade
4,4868.38%
High School Graduate
14,50227.08%
Some College
11,06820.67%
Associates Degree
3,1105.81%
Bachelors Degree
10,96720.48%
Graduate Degree
7,91114.77%