Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Population 93,351

Tuscaloosa is located in Tuscaloosa County, AL. The population is 93,351, making Tuscaloosa the largest city in Tuscaloosa County and the 5th largest city in the state of Alabama.

There are 29 public schools in Tuscaloosa with an average Homefacts rating of C+. , and there are 111 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Tuscaloosa is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Tuscaloosa property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Tuscaloosa include Holt, Northport and Cottondale.

Tuscaloosa Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 9.2%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 54.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 36.4%

Crime Rate

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Registered Offenders

12.18% Lower than national avg.
  • 111 offenders in Tuscaloosa
  • 11.89 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

287 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 4
  • Registered Polluters: 25
  • Superfunds: 20
  • Tanks & Spills: 238


Moderate 3.4%
  • Alabama unemployment average: 2.9%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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29 Public Schools view public schools

There are 29 K-12 public schools in Tuscaloosa, AL and 6 private schools. Homefacts rates Tuscaloosa's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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111 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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1,232 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Tuscaloosa, AL issued 1,232 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,232 permits, 286 were issued for single family homes and 946 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Tuscaloosa, AL issued 858 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 858 permits, 417 were issued for single family homes and 441 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $765
  • 1 Bedroom: $775
  • 2 Bedrooms: $938
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,180
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,275

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Environmental Hazards

287 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (409/421)
    Tuscaloosa, AL has 97.15% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Tuscaloosa, AL is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.89 Average
    Tuscaloosa, AL is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 45.52°
  • February 47.68°
  • March 56.38°
  • April 64.85°
  • May 72°
  • June 80.74°
  • July 81.96°
  • August 82.5°
  • September 74.57°
  • October 62.73°
  • November 54.3°
  • December 46.93°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Tuscaloosa, AL

Tuscaloosa, AL has a low risk of earthquakes.
Tuscaloosa, AL has no risk of hurricanes.
Tuscaloosa, AL has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Tuscaloosa, AL has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Tuscaloosa, AL: $39,298


Unemployment in Tuscaloosa is 3.4%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 2.9% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 46.25%
White Collar - 53.75%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Robert Bentley
  • Sen. Jeff Sessions
  • Sen. Richard C. Shelby

City Representatives

  • Robert Aderholt
  • Terri A. Sewell

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

62 FCC Towers view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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