Tuskegee, Alabama Population 2024

8,505

Tuskegee is a city located in Macon County Alabama. Tuskegee has a 2024 population of 8,505. It is also the county seat of Macon County.Tuskegee is currently declining at a rate of -2.04% annually and its population has decreased by -9% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,346 in 2020.

The average household income in Tuskegee is $52,676 with a poverty rate of 31.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Tuskegee is 24.5 years, 24.6 years for males, and 24.4 years for females.

Tuskegee Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 88.84%
  • White: 8.12%
  • Two or more races: 1.85%
  • Asian: 0.73%
  • Other race: 0.41%
  • Native American: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
16.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
527.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-9% (-841)
The current population of Tuskegee, Alabama is 8,505 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,346.

Tuskegee, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American8,14988.84%
White7458.12%
Two or more races1701.85%
Asian670.73%
Other race380.41%
Native American40.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Tuskegee Population by Race

Tuskegee Population Pyramid 2024

Tuskegee Median Age

24.5

Total

24.6

Male

24.4

Female

Tuskegee Adults

There are 7,748 adults, (1,430 of whom are seniors) in Tuskegee.

Tuskegee Age Dependency

45.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Tuskegee Sex Ratio

Female5,37058.54%
Male3,80341.46%

Tuskegee Population by Age

Tuskegee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,1502.1146.253.8
Non Family1,3351.1439.660.4
Female1,0142.9138.761.3
Married6072.678.921.1
Male1943.0928.471.6
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2.72

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

46.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Tuskegee Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Tuskegee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tuskegee Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

Tuskegee Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,826

Average Earnings

$34,782

Average Male

$32,969

Average Female

Tuskegee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tuskegee Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Tuskegee Language

98.22% of Tuskegee residents speak only English, while 1.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.43% of the population.

Tuskegee Language

Tuskegee Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black6,3811,95730.67%
Multiple1378662.77%
Hispanic533056.6%
Asian232191.3%
White471634.04%
Other55100%
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31.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.85%

Male Poverty Rate

30.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tuskegee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tuskegee is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tuskegee is Black, with 30.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 51.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.85%.

Tuskegee Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade53.39%
High School29.07%
Some College26.42%
Bachelors or Greater1.83%
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Tuskegee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed74%
Male Employed28.78%
Female Employed16.73%
Male Unemployed5.7%
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Tuskegee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tuskegee Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Tuskegee Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

16.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

20.4%

Male Marriage Rate

13.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Tuskegee Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Tuskegee 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 55-64.

Tuskegee Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Tuskegee Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

409

Number of Veterans

378

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

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Tuskegee Veterans by War

count

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Tuskegee Veterans by Age

count

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Tuskegee Veterans by Race

Tuskegee Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tuskegee Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48.1%

Labor Force Participation

41.6%

Employment Rate

11.3%

Unemployment Rate

Tuskegee Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Tuskegee Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Tuskegee Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

70.16%

Born in Tuskegee

98.95%

Native Born

1.05%

Foreign Born

0.85%

Non Citizen

0.2%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.95% of Tuskegee residents were born in the United States, with 70.16% having been born in Alabama. 0.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Tuskegee Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,620-177-2.27%
20287,797-177-2.22%
20277,974-177-2.17%
20268,151-177-2.13%
20258,328-177-2.08%
20248,505-177-2.04%
20238,682-177-2%
20228,859-177-1.96%
20219,036-310-3.32%
20209,3461,22315.06%
20198,123-134-1.62%
20188,257-318-3.71%
20178,575-100-1.15%
20168,675-122-1.39%
20158,797-190-2.11%
20148,987-221-2.4%
20139,208-201-2.14%
20129,409-371-3.79%
20119,780-63-0.64%
20109,843-2,003-16.91%
200011,846-411-3.35%
199012,257-1,070-8.03%
198013,3272,29920.85%
197011,0284,01957.34%
19607,0092974.42%
19506,7122,77570.49%
19403,93762318.8%
19303,31451118.23%
19102,803
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Tuskegee Population by Year