Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Population 2023

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama's estimated 2023 population is 236,750 with a growth rate of 1.39% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Tuscaloosa County, Alabama is the 5th largest county in Alabama. The 2010 population was 194,656 and has seen a growth of 21.62% since that time.

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Population by Race

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2023

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Median Age

33.2

Total

32

Male

34.4

Female

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Adults

There are 165,087 adults, (27,715 of whom are seniors) in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama.

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Age Dependency

52

Age Dependency Ratio

20.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female108,30951.86%
Male100,54548.14%

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Population by Age

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.29

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

62.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 70.48%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.62%.

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$38,787

Average Earnings

$45,273

Average Male

$32,482

Average Female

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Language

94.28% of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 5.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.01% of the population.

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Language

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Poverty by Race

rate

19.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.81%

Male Poverty Rate

18.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama is Other, with 52.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama is White, with 13.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.97%.

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Poverty

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.1%

Male Marriage Rate

41.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama 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.

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

10,904

Number of Veterans

9,348

Male Veterans

1,556

Female Veterans

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Veterans by War

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Veterans by Age

count

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama 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

67.58%

Born in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

88.75%

Native Born

3.24%

Foreign Born

2.19%

Non Citizen

1.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.75% of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 67.58% having been born in Alabama. 2.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Place of Birth

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