Tuscaloosa is a city located in Tuscaloosa County Alabama. It is also the county seat of Tuscaloosa County. With a 2020 population of 103,007, it is the 5th largest city in Alabama (after , , , and ) and the 307th largest city in the United States . Tuscaloosa is currently growing at a rate of 0.92% annually and its population has increased by 13.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 90,468 in 2010. Tuscaloosa reached it's highest population of 103,007 in 2021. Spanning over 72 miles, Tuscaloosa has a population density of 1,665 people per square mile.
The average household income in Tuscaloosa is $68,837 with a poverty rate of 23.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $844 per month, and the median house value is $178,900. The median age in Tuscaloosa is 29.3 years, 27.8 years for males, and 30.5 years for females.