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Tuscaloosa city, Alabama

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Tuscaloosa city, Alabama
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
110,602
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
99,627
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
11.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 99,600
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 90,468
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent
17.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
13.2%
Female persons, percent
52.4%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
50.6%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
42.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Asian alone, percent(a)
2.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.0%
Two or More Races, percent
2.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
4.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
48.6%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 4,979
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 4.4%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 45.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $228,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,533
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $496
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $980
Building permits, 2022 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 39,097
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.39
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 75.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 5.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 92.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 83.9%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 91.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 38.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 7.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
8.4%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 58.1%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 56.3%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 443,009
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,176,448
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 305,254
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,962,224
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $19,687
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 18.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $47,257
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $30,761
Persons in poverty, percent
23.1%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 X
Total employment, 2021 X
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2021 X
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,077
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,217
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 316
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 179
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,515
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,495
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 1,609.1
Population per square mile, 2010 1,501.9
Land area in square miles, 2020 61.90
Land area in square miles, 2010 60.23
FIPS Code 0177256
Value Notes

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QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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