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Overview
Population:90,766
Pop. Change:14%
State: Alabama
Metro Area: Tuscaloosa Metro Area
County: Tuscaloosa County
City:Tuscaloosa
Zip Code:35405, 35401, ... 4 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Tuscaloosa's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Tuscaloosa Metro Area

Profile: College town  Location: West-central Alabama along I-20/I-59, 60 miles west of Birmingham Elevation: 160 Time zone: Central Standard Time

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College-town amenities Summer heat and humidity
Strong economyEducational attainment
Healthcare Isolation

Interesting Facts about Tuscaloosa, Alabama

As of 2014, Tuscaloosa's population is 90,766 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 14.16 percent.

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The median home cost in Tuscaloosa is $137,000. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.10 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Tuscaloosa's cost of living is 5.50% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Tuscaloosa public schools spend $9,154 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 16.2 students per teacher in Tuscaloosa.

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The unemployment rate in Tuscaloosa is 6.00 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Negative. Tuscaloosa jobs have Decreased by 0.42 percent.


Ranked #64 America's Most (and Least) Stressful Cities (117 Smallest Metro Areas)
Ranked #100 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Smallest Metro Areas)
Ranked #111 2005 Best Places to Live
Ranked #299 Best Green Cities
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Map Of Tuscaloosa

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Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Tuscaloosa's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes