Tuscaloosa, Alabama 

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Population

97,373

+11.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.4%

Median Income

$38,762

Median Home Price

$144,400

Best Places to Live in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

College town - West-central Alabama along I-20/I-59, 60 miles west of Birmingham
Pros
-College-town amenities
-Strong economy
-Healthcare
Cons
-Summer heat and humidity
-Educational attainment
-Isolation

Local Listings in Tuscaloosa
 $489,900 
715 Fair Oaks Ln
Bed 6 | Bath 4 | 5011 SqFt
 $329,900 
3403 Firethorn Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 4279 SqFt
 $61,900 
3602 NE 12th St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1482 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Tuscaloosa Metro Area

Tuscaloosa is home to the University of Alabama, a large quality institution known among other things for its sports programs, notably football’s “Crimson Tide.” The city has a strong college-town character with the usual entertainment and cultural amenities. For such a college town, the economy has always been fairly diverse, but more recently, the arrival of a Mercedes-Benz plant has done a lot for the city’s economy as well as its image. As found elsewhere in the South, the new auto plant not only brings direct employment but also supports smaller businesses, further strengthening the economy, and that pattern is evident in the strong job statistics.


QUICK FACTS

City: Tuscaloosa
Zip Codes: 35405 35401 35404 35406 35456 35446
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 160 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Tuscaloosa is 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Tuscaloosa jobs have increased by 1.90%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Tuscaloosa's cost of living is 7.70% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Tuscaloosa's Cost of Living

VOTING
Tuscaloosa county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Tuscaloosa's population is 97,373 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 11.08%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Tuscaloosa is $144,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.13%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Tuscaloosa public schools spend $13,544 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.3 students per teacher in Tuscaloosa. More Education


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Housing Market in Tuscaloosa

It's a good time to buy in Tuscaloosa. Home Appreciation is up 12.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Tuscaloosa Real Estate

The median home price in Tuscaloosa is $144,400. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Tuscaloosa   6 Reviews
tuscaloosa - 8/26/2010
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good place to live - 11/20/2008
university of Alabama home town .It have greet football... Read More

Public Transportaion is Poor - 9/27/2008
Very mininal public transportation... Read More


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35405 35401 35404 35406 35456 35446

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NEW LISTINGS IN TUSCALOOSA
$489,900
715 Fair Oaks Ln
Bed 6 | Bath 4

$329,900
3403 Firethorn Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$61,900
3602 NE 12th St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$90,000
2318 Veterans Memorial Pkwy # 110
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$71,500
2003 40th Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$104,900
95 Orange St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$875,000
1049 Newport Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 6

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