Tuscaloosa County AL Information


Tuscaloosa County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 210,528
Population in Households 200,168
Population in Familes 150,561
Population in Group Qrtrs 10,360
Population Density1 159
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 80,988
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 48,670
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 90,231 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47,086 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 33,902 (37.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,243 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $162,102
Average Home Value $195,925


Median Household Income $41,949
Average Household Income $59,536
Per Capita Income $23,552
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.26% 1.2%
Households 0.99% 1.11%
Families 0.8% 0.99%
Median Household Income   1.67%
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.


Tuscaloosa County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tuscaloosa County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents 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 # 6 93rd
Population Density1 # 13 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 17 76th
Median Household Income # 14 81st
Per Capita Income # 14 81st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.