Tuscaloosa County AL Information


Tuscaloosa County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 211,242
Daytime Population: Workers 95,850
Daytime Population: Residents 121,629
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 217,479
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 200,395
Population in Familes 149,999
Population in Group Qrtrs 10,847
Population Density2 160
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $44,863
Average Household Income $63,123
Per Capita Income $25,247


Total Housing Units 91,380 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 46,814 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 35,410 (38.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,156 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $167,023
Average Home Value $201,044


Total Households 82,224
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 49,048
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 1.13% 1.01%
Households 1.07% 1.0%
Families 0.8% 0.83%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.3%


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, 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 # 6 93rd
Population Density # 13 82nd
Diversity Index # 17 76th
Median Household Income # 13 82nd
Per Capita Income # 13 82nd

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