Tuscaloosa, Alabama 

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Population

102,819

+11.1% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.4%

Median Income

$38,762

Median Home Price

$184,100

Median Age

28.6

Comfort Index (Climate)

4.7 / 7.1

summer / winter

AL Gifts

Best Places to Live in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

College town - West-central Alabama along I-20/I-59, 60 miles west of Birmingham. October, May and April are the most pleasant months in Tuscaloosa, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Tuscaloosa, AL Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
College-town amenities
Strong economy
Healthcare
Cons
Summer heat and humidity
Educational attainment
Isolation


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

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Country: United States
State: Alabama
County: Tuscaloosa County
Metro Area: Tuscaloosa Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
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 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Tuscaloosa jobs have increased by 1.9%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Tuscaloosa's cost of living is 12.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Tuscaloosa's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Tuscaloosa county remained strongly Republican, 56.7% to 41.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Tuscaloosa's population is 102,819 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 11.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Tuscaloosa is Real Estate: $184,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.6%.

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 9.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Tuscaloosa is $184,100.

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Reviews for Tuscaloosa   8 Reviews
The Most Generic City in America - 9/17/2021
Tuscaloosa used to have some character. We had a decent live music scene, an up and coming artist community, affordable housing, and there were even several places for... Read More

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A Great Place to live. Lots of conservatives here? - 4/12/2020
I’ve lived in the city for 40 years. Love the small town feel. The only negative I would mention is being in the Dixie Alley for tornadoes in the Spring and Fall.... Read More

tuscaloosa - 8/26/2010
Time to move on... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA
35405 35401 35404 35406 35456 35446

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