Tuscumbia, Alabama Population 2021

8,485
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Tuscumbia is a city located in Colbert County Alabama. It is also the county seat of Colbert County. With a 2020 population of 8,485, it is the 77th largest city in Alabama and the 3466th largest city in the United States . Tuscumbia is currently growing at a rate of 0.14% annually and its population has increased by 0.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,423 in 2010. Tuscumbia reached it's highest population of 9,137 in 1980. Spanning over 9 miles, Tuscumbia has a population density of 920 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tuscumbia is $52,824 with a poverty rate of 17.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $694 per month, and the median house value is $110,100. The median age in Tuscumbia is 37 years, 35.2 years for males, and 39.1 years for females.

Tuscumbia Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Tuscumbia was:

  • White: 62.77%
  • Black or African American: 29.83%
  • Two or more races: 2.89%
  • Other race: 2.78%
  • Native American: 1.27%
  • Asian: 0.46%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Tuscumbia, Alabama is 8,485 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,449.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,423.

Tuscumbia, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,30062.77%
Black or African American2,51929.83%
Two or More Races2442.89%
Some Other Race2352.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native1071.27%
Asian390.46%
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Tuscumbia Population by Race

Tuscumbia Population Pyramid $2021

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Tuscumbia Median Age

37


Total

35.2


Male

39.1


Female

Tuscumbia Adults

There are 6,384 adults, (1,398 of whom are seniors) in Tuscumbia.

Tuscumbia Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Tuscumbia Sex Ratio

Female

4,486

53.13%

Male

3,958

46.87%

Tuscumbia Population by Age

Tuscumbia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tuscumbia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.9%21.1%
All58%42%
Non Family44.9%55.1%
Male39.2%60.8%
Female31.6%68.4%

58.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tuscumbia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3042.4858
Married1,5152.9678.9
Non Family1,0971.1244.9
Female5723.7331.6
Male1202.8839.2

3.08

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Tuscumbia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2243.85%
9th to 12th Grade78313.47%
High School Graduate2,09536.03%
Some College1,31822.67%
Associates Degree4177.17%
Bachelors Degree5819.99%
Graduate Degree3976.83%
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Tuscumbia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tuscumbia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,9313,521845
Black1,5351,063111
Hispanic19897
Other Race16980
Native American10771
Asian343422
2+ Races2222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 64.71%.

Tuscumbia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,123$37,703$26,489
Less Than 9th Grade$21,772$20,265$22,378
High School Graduate$34,208$38,728$19,257
Some College$32,284$42,975$30,854
Bachelors Degree$49,375$69,688$45,104
Graduate Degree$48,750$26,597$53,906

$32,123

Average Earnings

$37,703

Average Male

$26,489

Average Female

Tuscumbia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tuscumbia Language by Age

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Tuscumbia Language

95.93% of Tuscumbia residents speak only English, while 4.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.83% of the population.

Tuscumbia Language

Tuscumbia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,46269728.31%
White5,0544769.42%
Hispanic33119358.31%
Other23517674.89%
Native1074642.99%
Asian3937.69%

17.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.61%

Male Poverty Rate

18.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tuscumbia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tuscumbia is Other, with 74.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tuscumbia is Asian, with 7.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.90%.

Tuscumbia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.47%
High School16.70%
Some College14.11%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Tuscumbia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed72.09%
Female Employed14.18%
Male Employed6.28%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Tuscumbia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tuscumbia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,088$52,824
Families$59,156$62,921
Married Families$65,633-
Non Families$22,629$30,249
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Income by Household Type

Tuscumbia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Tuscumbia Married by Age and Sex

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Tuscumbia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Tuscumbia Marital Status by Race

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Tuscumbia Marital Status

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750

Number of Veterans

635

Male Veterans

115

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam245
Second Gulf War186
First Gulf War104
Korea86
World War II26

Tuscumbia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64165
65 to 74153
35 to 54153
75+141
18 to 34138

Tuscumbia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White49511.79%
Black21211.61%
2+ Races2284.62%
Native American2119.63%

Tuscumbia Veterans by Race

Tuscumbia Veterans by Education

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8.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tuscumbia Veterans by Education

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57.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Tuscumbia Employment by Age

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Tuscumbia Employment by Race

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Tuscumbia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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74.63%

Born in Tuscumbia

96.73%

Native Born

3.27%

Foreign Born

2.70%

Non Citizen

0.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.73% of Tuscumbia residents were born in the United States, with 74.63% having been born in Alabama. 2.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Tuscumbia Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,485120.14%
20208,473120.14%
20198,461120.14%
20188,449180.21%
20178,4310.00%
20168,431-12-0.14%
20158,443-42-0.49%
20148,485-54-0.63%
20138,539-26-0.30%
20128,565-21-0.24%
20118,586-8-0.09%
20108,5947380.90%
20007,856-557-0.68%
19908,413-724-0.82%
19809,1373090.34%
19708,828-166-0.19%
19608,9942,2602.94%
19506,7341,2192.02%
19405,5159821.98%
19304,5336781.63%
19203,8555311.49%
19103,3240.00%

Tuscumbia Population by Year