Tuskegee, Alabama Population 2021

7,896
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Tuskegee is a city located in Macon County Alabama. It is also the county seat of Macon County. With a 2020 population of 7,896, it is the 80th largest city in Alabama and the 3667th largest city in the United States . Tuskegee is currently declining at a rate of -1.53% annually and its population has decreased by -19.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,865 in 2010. Tuskegee reached it's highest population of 13,327 in 1980. Spanning over 16 miles, Tuskegee has a population density of 490 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tuskegee is $46,374 with a poverty rate of 27.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $608 per month, and the median house value is $77,000. The median age in Tuskegee is 26.4 years, 25.6 years for males, and 28.2 years for females.

Tuskegee Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 97.37%
  • White: 1.91%
  • Two or more races: 0.35%
  • Asian: 0.27%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Tuskegee, Alabama is 7,896 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,265.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,865.

Tuskegee, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American8,26397.37%
White1621.91%
Two or More Races300.35%
Asian230.27%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.09%
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Tuskegee Population by Race

Tuskegee Population Pyramid $2021

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Tuskegee Median Age

26.4


Total

25.6


Male

28.2


Female

Tuskegee Adults

There are 7,080 adults, (1,301 of whom are seniors) in Tuskegee.

Tuskegee Age Dependency

46.8

Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Tuskegee Sex Ratio

Female

4,842

57.06%

Male

3,644

42.94%

Tuskegee Population by Age

Tuskegee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tuskegee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.9%23.1%
All48%52%
Male46.7%53.3%
Female44.1%55.9%
Non Family38.5%61.5%

48.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tuskegee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9362.1548
Non Family1,4661.1438.5
Female7843.244.1
Married5943.0876.9
Male923.246.7

3.03

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

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Tuskegee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1403.14%
9th to 12th Grade70815.86%
High School Graduate1,00322.46%
Some College1,13925.51%
Associates Degree2946.58%
Bachelors Degree72716.28%
Graduate Degree45410.17%
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Tuskegee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tuskegee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black4,3143,4841,137
White10810217
Hispanic401010
2+ Races131313
Asian12
Native American884

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Tuskegee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,105$25,900$26,319
Less Than 9th Grade$17,394$16,211$22,266
High School Graduate$26,296$22,875$31,090
Some College$24,661$33,777$20,850
Bachelors Degree$37,986$31,000$41,031
Graduate Degree$41,719$53,958$40,625

$26,105

Average Earnings

$25,900

Average Male

$26,319

Average Female

Tuskegee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tuskegee Language by Age

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Tuskegee Language

95.64% of Tuskegee residents speak only English, while 4.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.07% of the population.

Tuskegee Language

Tuskegee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,1581,71327.82%
Multiple301756.67%
Asian1212100.00%
White56712.50%

27.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.35%

Male Poverty Rate

29.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tuskegee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tuskegee is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tuskegee is White, with 12.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 48.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.28%.

Tuskegee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.57%
High School25.40%
Some College22.14%
Bachelors or Greater10.98%

Tuskegee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed47.19%
Male Employed20.45%
Female Employed20.40%
Male Unemployed17.78%

Tuskegee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tuskegee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$28,016$46,374
Families$49,500$58,999
Married Families$71,806-
Non Families$16,982$30,249
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Income by Household Type

Tuskegee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

18.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

21.7%

Male Marriage Rate

16.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Tuskegee Married by Age and Sex

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Tuskegee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Tuskegee Marital Status by Race

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Tuskegee Marital Status

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526

Number of Veterans

496

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam283
First Gulf War93
Second Gulf War93
Korea34
World War II6

Tuskegee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64156
65 to 74153
75+85
35 to 5483
18 to 3449

Tuskegee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black4646.79%
White5238.24%
Hispanic1013.89%
2+ Races620.00%
Native American450.00%

Tuskegee Veterans by Race

Tuskegee Veterans by Education

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9.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tuskegee Veterans by Education

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51.7%

Labor Force Participation

45.2%

Employment Rate

11.5%

Unemployment Rate

Tuskegee Employment by Age

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Tuskegee Employment by Race

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Tuskegee 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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64.08%

Born in Tuskegee

99.38%

Native Born

0.62%

Foreign Born

0.33%

Non Citizen

0.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.38% of Tuskegee residents were born in the United States, with 64.08% having been born in Alabama. 0.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Tuskegee Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,896-123-1.53%
20208,019-123-1.51%
20198,142-123-1.49%
20188,265-302-3.53%
20178,567-107-1.23%
20168,674-110-1.25%
20158,784-192-2.14%
20148,976-223-2.42%
20139,199-203-2.16%
20129,402-371-3.80%
20119,773-64-0.65%
20109,837-2,009-1.84%
200011,846-411-0.34%
199012,257-1,070-0.83%
198013,3272,2991.91%
197011,0284,0194.64%
19607,0092970.43%
19506,7122,7755.48%
19403,9376231.74%
19303,3145110.84%
19102,8030.00%

Tuskegee Population by Year