Tuskegee, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Tuskegee, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Tuskegee had a population of 9,357 as of July 1, 2016. Tuskegee ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Tuskegee is located at latitude 32.4182 and longitude -85.6733 in Macon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Tuskegee (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.28 sq. miles. Macon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 463 feet.

The City of Tuskegee (GNIS ID: 2405617) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Tuskegee is located within Tuskegee Division of Macon County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tuskegee population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Tuskegee, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,357
Population in Households 7,615
Population in Familes 5,418
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,742
Population Density1 582
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 3,570
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 1,866
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,575 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,592 (34.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,978 (43.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,005 (22.0%)
Median Home Value $83,655
Average Home Value $107,141


Median Household Income $23,481
Average Household Income $37,227
Per Capita Income $16,593
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.84% -1.02%
Households -0.78% -1.06%
Families -0.75% -1.21%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Tuskegee, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tuskegee to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 71 88th
Population Density1 # 113 81st
Diversity Index2 # 516 11th
Median Household Income # 564 3rd
Per Capita Income # 507 13th

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