Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 35487: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

Not Acceptable, USPS
University of Alabama, AL 35487

  • Businesses Addresses: 0
  • Single Family Addresses: 0
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Tuscaloosa County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.216, Longitude -87.539
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,505
Daytime Population: Workers 3,340
Daytime Population: Residents 5,565
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,905
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.37
Population in Households 336
Population in Familes 18
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,169
Population Density2 13,203
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $13,846
Average Household Income $24,486
Per Capita Income $11,101


Total Housing Units 51 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6 (11.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (82.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $200,000
Average Home Value $225,000


Total Households 48
Average Household Size 7.0
Family Households 6
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.55% 0.02%
Households 0.29% 0.0%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   0.01%

Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 35487 to the other 614 ZIP Codes in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 244 60th
Population Density # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 239 61st
Median Household Income # 610 1st
Per Capita Income # 604 2nd

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