Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area AL Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 247,383
Population in Households 234,531
Population in Familes 179,187
Population in Group Qrtrs 12,852
Population Density1 87
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 95,318
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 58,257
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 107,504 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 57,809 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 37,509 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 12,186 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $147,342
Average Home Value $180,721


Median Household Income $40,190
Average Household Income $57,355
Per Capita Income $22,842
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.16% 0.98%
Households 0.85% 0.92%
Families 0.65% 0.79%
Median Household Income   1.11%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
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.