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Population in 2012: 93,357 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +19.8%
 

Males: 44,169  (47.3%)
Females: 49,188  (52.7%)

Median resident age:  27.2 years
Alabama median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 35405, 35446, 35456.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,069 (it was $27,731 in 2000)
Tuscaloosa:

$37,069
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,290

Tuscaloosa city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $162,300 (it was $97,400 in 2000)
Tuscaloosa:

$162,300
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $212,521; Detached houses: $214,963; Townhouses or other attached units: $244,901; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $115,135; Mobile homes: $72,398

Median gross rent in 2012: $696.

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  • White alone - 47,574 (52.6%)
  • Black alone - 37,417 (41.4%)
  • Hispanic - 2,705 (3.0%)
  • Asian alone - 1,659 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 830 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 190 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 74 (0.08%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 19 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tuscaloosa: 88.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: English (9.0%), Irish (8.1%), German (7.1%), United States (5.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%), Italian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/13/1819

Elevation: 227 feet

Land area: 56.2 square miles.

Population density: 1,660 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Tuscaloosa:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tuscaloosa city:

  • Never married: 52.4%
  • Now married: 31.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

3,437 residents are foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 1.0% Asia, 0.9% Europe).

This city:  3.7%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 147 registered sex offenders living in Tuscaloosa, Alabama as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Tuscaloosa to the number of sex offenders is 635 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $792 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $758 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (47.2 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (520.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Holt, AL (1.8 miles ), Northport, AL (2.2 miles ), Coker, AL (3.0 miles ), Big Sandy-Duncanville, AL (3.2 miles) , Coaling, AL (3.4 miles ), Brookwood, AL (3.6 miles ), Fosters, AL (3.7 miles) , Moundville, AL (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 424 buildings, average cost: $73,200
  • 1998: 459 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 1999: 539 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2000: 430 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2001: 511 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2002: 486 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2003: 614 buildings, average cost: $143,600
  • 2004: 685 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2005: 753 buildings, average cost: $161,600
  • 2006: 596 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 2007: 443 buildings, average cost: $175,300
  • 2008: 262 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 2009: 207 buildings, average cost: $182,000
  • 2010: 222 buildings, average cost: $195,100
  • 2011: 213 buildings, average cost: $192,200
  • 2012: 335 buildings, average cost: $191,800

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Latitude: 33.21 N, Longitude: 87.53 W

Tuscaloosa nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): The Druid City, T-Town

Daytime population change due to commuting: -41,884 (-44.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 32,401 (77.4%)

Area code: 205

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Crime rates in Tuscaloosa by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 96571071510115734
per 100,000 10.47.76.48.812.58.718.311.912.25.57.33.34.3
Rapes 68504950463947322828313937
per 100,000 78.563.962.363.057.648.357.338.231.130.532.442.940.2
Robberies 222222185222184200221264199195190194170
per 100,000 256.1283.9235.4279.6230.5247.9269.2315.0220.7212.7198.8213.4184.8
Assaults 604592230276231258321251232190221196267
per 100,000 696.8757.0292.6347.6289.4319.8391.0299.5257.3207.2231.2215.6290.3
Burglaries 1,3141,3481,0129991,2311,1911,2561,1991,5131,5071,4621,2491,182
per 100,000 1516.01723.61287.61258.21542.41476.41530.01430.61678.21643.61529.81374.01285.2
Thefts 8,6893,9484,0363,8093,5363,5823,7093,5693,5533,3553,1882,9632,965
per 100,000 10024.75048.15135.14797.24430.44440.34518.04258.43940.93659.13335.83259.53223.8
Auto thefts 304262257255238260269279330220178190202
per 100,000 350.7335.0327.0321.2298.2322.3327.7332.9366.0239.9186.3209.0219.6
Arson N/AN/A17N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A620N/A
per 100,000 N/AN/A21.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A6.322.0N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 839.7656.1516.4530.1510.2504.0558.5508.8474.0423.6404.2393.6393.1

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Crime rate in Tuscaloosa detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 366 (285 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.10
Alabama average:

2.28

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.7%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,595 (-2.0%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Tuscaloosa-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 210% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/3/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the Tuscaloosa city center killed 58 people and injured 518 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1998, a category F5 tornado 18.2 miles away from the city center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tuscaloosa-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 56% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 21.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 39.6 miles away from Tuscaloosa center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 45.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 22.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 21.8 miles away from Tuscaloosa center
On 8/19/2004 at 23:51:49, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 32.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tuscaloosa County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tuscaloosa topographic map

Birthplace of: Debra Marshall - Professional wrestler, Coleman Young - Politician, Lurleen Wallace - Politician, Hootie Ingram - Football player and coach, Deontay Wilder - Boxer, Dylan Riley Snyder - Actor, Andy Phillips - 2005 Major League Baseball player (New York Yankees, born: Apr 6, 1977), Angel Martino - Swimmer, Tony Dixon - 2005 NFL player (Washington Redskins, born: Jun 18, 1979), John C. C. Sanders - Confederate States Army brigadier general.


Hospitals/medical centers in Tuscaloosa:

  • TUSCALOOSA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 805 OLD MILL STREET)
  • TUSCALOOSA NEPHROLOGY ASSOC HOME DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 1649 N MCFARLAND BLVD)
  • TUSCALOOSA UNIVERSITY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 220 15TH STREET)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF TUSCALOOSA (Home Health Center, 1300 MCFARLAND BOULEVARD NORTHEAST, SUITE 320)
  • DCH HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY (Home Health Center, 1401 GREENSBORO AVENUE)
  • TUSCALOOSA COUNTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 2350 HARGROVE ROAD EAST)
  • BRYCE HOSPITAL (Hospital, 200 UNIVERSITY BLVD)
  • CARING HANDS HOSPICE INC (Hospital, 225 UNIVERSITY BLVD E SUITE 203)
  • D C H REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 809 UNIVERSITY BOULEVARD EAST)
  • HOSPICE OF WEST ALABAMA (Hospital, 3851 LOOP ROAD)
  • LTC HOSPITAL OF TUSCALOOSA (Hospital, 809 UNIVERSITY BOULEVARD EAST 4TH FLOOR)
  • TUSCALOOSA VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital,Acute Care - Veterans Administration,Government Federal, 3701 LOOP ROAD)
  • ALICE M KIDD INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, 201 UNIVERSITY BLVD)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH CARE AND REHAB INC (Nursing Home, 1101 SNOWS MILL AVENUE)

Political contributions by individuals in Tuscaloosa, AL

Airports and heliports located in Tuscaloosa:


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Amtrak station:

TUSCALOOSA (2105 GREENSBORO AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website: www.ci.tuscaloosa.al.us

Colleges/Universities in Tuscaloosa:

  • The University of Alabama (Full-time enrollment: 24,935; Location: 739 University Blvd; Public; Website: www.ua.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Shelton State Community College (FT enrollment: 3,652; Location: 9500 Old Greensboro Rd; Public; Website: www.sheltonstate.edu)
  • Stillman College (FT enrollment: 1,013; Location: 3601 Stillman Boulevard; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.stillman.edu)
  • University of Alabama System Office (Location: 401 Queen City Ave; Public; Website: www.uasystem.ua.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Tuscaloosa:

  • University of Montevallo (about 40 miles; Montevallo, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,494)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 41 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,542)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 46 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 4,160)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 47 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,544)
  • Samford University (about 47 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 4,154)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 48 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 11,648)
  • University of West Alabama (about 56 miles; Livingston, AL; FT enrollment: 2,279)

Public high schools in Tuscaloosa:

Private high schools in Tuscaloosa:

  • AMERICAN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 845; Location: 2300 VETERANS MEMORIAL PKWY; Grades: PK - 12)
  • HOLY SPIRIT CATHOLIC REGIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 671; Location: 601 37TH ST E; Grades: PK - 12)
  • TUSCALOOSA ACADEMY (Students: 390; Location: 420 RICE VALLEY RD N; Grades: PK - 12)
  • OPEN DOOR CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 241; Location: 1785 MCFARLAND BLVD N; Grades: PK - 12)
  • THE CAPITOL SCHOOL (Students: 109; Location: 2828 6TH ST; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Tuscaloosa:

Private elementary/middle school in Tuscaloosa:

  • RIVERWOOD CLASSICAL SCHOOL (Students: 6; Location: 501 RICE VALLEY RD N; Grades: 2 - 3)
See full list of schools located in Tuscaloosa, map of school districts: TUSCALOOSA CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT, TUSCALOOSA COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Tuscaloosa:

  • TUSCALOOSA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,523,125; Location: 1801 JACK WARNER PARKWAY; 195,592 books; 20 e-books; 11,986 audio materials; 17,853 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 81 state licensed databases; 411 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The capital school is preschool through highschool
  • Please add SKYLAND BLVD. BAPTIST CHURCH to list of churches in Tuscaloosa
  • Tuscaloosa Christian School is located at p.o. box 250 cottondale, alabama 35453 and is pk-12. thank you.
  • The capital school is preschool through highschool
  • Great site. Keep up the fine work. I think the unemployment figure for Tuscaloosa is considerably high. The most recent MSA unemployment rate was about 3%

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Notable locations in Tuscaloosa: Indian Hills Country Club (A), Memorial Coliseum (B), Denny Chimes (C), Foster Auditorium (D), Barton's Nursery (E), Thomas Field District Substation (F), Rivermont Office Park (G), Five Points (H), Woodland Forest Country Club (I), Tuscaloosa Sailing Club (J), Tuscaloosa Jaycees Fairground (K), Tuscaloosa County Industrial Park (L), South Plaza Industrial Park (M), Main Street Professional Park (N), Ed E Love Water Treatment Plant (O), Riverwood Professional Center (P), Falcon Field (Q), North River Yacht Club (R), Interstate Industrial Park (S), Tuscaloosa Country Club (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Downtown Plaza Shopping Center (1), McFarland Mall Shopping Center (2), Fifteenth Street Plaza Shopping Center (3), University Town Center Shopping Center (4), Wood Square Shopping Center (5), Westgate Shopping Center (6), Village East Shopping Center (7), University Mall Shopping Center (8), Meadowbrook Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tuscaloosa include: Plum Grove Baptist Church (A), Phillips Temple Church of God (B), Saint Lukes Church (C), Southwood Church (D), African Methodist Episcopal Zion Tabernacle (E), Saint Peters African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (F), Saint Marks African Methodist Episcopal Church (G), Jerusalem African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (H), Hunters African Methodist Episcopal Zion Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Memory Hill Gardens (1), The Old Cemetery (2), Old Prewitte Cemetery (3), Evergreen Cemetery (4), West Highland Memorial Cemetery (5), Robertson Chapel Cemetery (6), Alberta Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Echo Lake (A), Lake Tuscaloosa (B), Patton Lake (C), East Lake (D), Yacht Club Bay Lake Number 8 (E), Yacht Club Bay Lake Number 15 (F), Springhill Lake (G), Bryce Hospital Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Thomas Mill Branch (A), Rum Creek (B), Mill Creek (C), Pole Bridge Creek (D), North River (E), Tater Hill Creek (F), Hamner Creek (G), Dry Creek (H), Brush Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Tuscaloosa include: Carrolls Creek Island County Park (1), Monnish Park (2), Baker Field (3), Audubon Place Historic District (4), Caplewood Drive Historic District (5), Downtown Tuscaloosa Historic District (6), Druid City Historic District (7), Gorgas-Manley Historic District (8), Pinehurst Historic District (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Tuscaloosa County Preservation Society (Museums; 500 28th Avenue) (1), Old Tavern Museum (500 28th Avenue) (2), Bryant Paul W Museum (300 Bryant Drive) (3), Murphy African American Museum (2601 Paul W Bryant Drive) (4), Children's Hands-On Museum (2213 University Boulevard) (5), University of Alabama - Communication & Information Sciences College (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1500 Greensboro Avenue Suite 2) (6), The University of Alabama - Commerce and Business Administgration- Culverhouse Col (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1500 Greensboro Avenue Suite 2) (7), Westervelt Wildlife Services (Recreation Areas; 5101 Summit Rdg) (8), Cyber Station (Amusement & Theme Parks; Univ Mall) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Bel-Aire Motel (3715 University Blvd E) (1), Moon WINX Lodge (3410 University Boulevard East) (2), Howard Johnson (4808 Skyland Boulevard East) (3), Hampton Inn Tuscaloosa-University (600 Harper Lee Drive) (4), SLEEP INN (4300 Skyland Blvd E) (5), Home-Towne Suites (1650 15th Street) (6), Jameson Inn Tuscaloosa (Sj) (5021 Oscar Baxter Dr) (7), Sleep Inn Tuscaloosa (4300 Skyland Boulevard East) (8), Best Western Park Plaza Motor (3801 McFarland Boulevard) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Tuscaloosa County District Attorney Check Unit (2504 7th Street) (1), Us Bankruptcy Court (1118 Greensboro) (2), United States Government - Federal Bureau of Investigation (1118 Greensboro Avenue) (3), Davis Artur Congressman (1118 Greensboro Suite 204) (4), Court Security Main Entrance Tuscaloosa Federal Bldg (1118 Greensboro Avenue) (5), United States Government - Bankruptcy Court (1118 Greensboro Avenue) (6), Tuscaloosa City - Municipal Court (2122 6th Street) (7), Tuscaloosa County - County Court House Offices- Bridge Unit (2810 35th Street) (8), Tuscaloosa County - County Court House Offices- Community Corrections (3130 35th Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Tuscaloosa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.6. This is about average.
City:

35.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.9. This is about average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Tuscaloosa and their reported violations in the past:

ENGLEWOOD-HULLS WATER SYSTEM, INC. (Population served: 4392, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-03-1997), St Public Notif received (JUL-21-1997)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Tuscaloosa that have no violations reported:

  • TUSCALOOSA WATER & SEWER (Address: P. O. BOX 2090, Population served: 141000, Primary Water Source Type: Surface_water)
  • MITCHELL WATER SYSTEM INC (Population served: 9000, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.4%
(19.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.9% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  48.6%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.0%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Tuscaloosa, AL

People in group quarters in Tuscaloosa in 2010:

  • 8,172 people in college/university student housing
  • 615 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 243 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 212 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 144 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 115 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 79 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 45 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 23 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Tuscaloosa in 2000:

  • 5,904 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 704 people in nursing homes
  • 541 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 484 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 177 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 112 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 65 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 52 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 29 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 28 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally ill

Tuscaloosa compared to Alabama state average:

Tuscaloosa, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Arenas or stadiums:

  • Bryant-Denny Stadium. Capacity: 92,138. Alabama Crimson Tide football.
  • Coleman Coliseum. University of Alabama.

Banks with most branches in Tuscaloosa (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: 9 branches. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Downtown Tuscaloosa Branch, North River Branch, University Town Center, Indian Hills Branch, Skyland Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Synovus Bank: Academy Drive Branch, Taylorville Banking Center Branch, Tuscaloosa Branch, Lake Tuscaloosa Branch. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • Cadence Bank, N.A.: Hillcrest Center Branch, Greensboro Avenue Branch, University Mall Branch, North Tuscaloosa Branch. Info updated 2011/12/14: Bank assets: $3,909.7 mil, Deposits: $3,124.0 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: Cadence Bancorp Llc
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Skyland Branch, Tuscaloosa Main Branch, University Campus Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • First Federal Bank, A FSB: First Federal Bank, A Fsb, Tuscaloosa Branch, Ninth Street Branch. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $188.8 mil, Deposits: $132.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Bryant Bank: at 1550 Mcfarland Boulevard North, branch established on 2005/06/10; North River Branch at 1755 New Watermelon Rd, branch established on 2008/12/29. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $951.1 mil, Deposits: $781.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices
  • Compass Bank: Mcfarland Branch at 2350 Mcfarland Boulevard East, branch established on 1979/07/23; University Branch at 630 University Boulevard East, branch established on 1985/07/02. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Capstone Bank: Indian Hills Branch at 230 Mcfarland Circle North, branch established on 1999/12/01; at 2301 University Boulevard, branch established on 1978/12/15. Info updated 2011/03/21: Bank assets: $382.0 mil, Deposits: $327.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Capstone Bancshares, Inc.
  • 6 other banks with 6 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Tuscaloosa, Alabama:

  • Best Western Park Plaza Motor Inn, 3801 Mcfarland Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405 , Phone: (205) 556-9690, Fax: (205) 556-9690
  • Guestlodge Hotel & Suites, 3920 E Mcfarland Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405 , Phone: (205) 553-1550, Fax: (205) 553-1620
  • La Quinta Tuscaloosa, 4122 Mcfarland Blvd E, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405 , Phone: (205) 349-3270, Fax: (205) 758-0440
  • Four Points Hotel Tuscaloosa, 320 Bryant Dr, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 , Phone: (205) 752-3200, Fax: (205) 759-9314
  • Sleep Inn, 4300 Skyland Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35403 , Phone: (205) 556-5696, Fax: (205) 556-3205
  • Motel 6, 4700 Mcfarland Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405 , Phone: (205) 759-4942, Fax: (205) 759-1093
  • Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, 4501 Mcfarland Blvd E, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405 , Phone: (205) 345-1434, Fax: (205) 345-1434
  • Hampton Inn Tuscaloosa University, 600 Harper Lee Dr, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404 , Phone: (205) 553-9800, Fax: (205) 553-0082
  • 23 other hotels and motels
All 31 fire-safe hotels and motels in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Tuscaloosa travel time to work - commute


Tuscaloosa mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Tuscaloosa city (based on Tuscaloosa County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.83%
Here50.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents59.9%12.8%4.2%2.9%2.7%
Congregations46.6%15.8%1.4%3.2%3.2%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents2.6%2.5%1.8%1.7%8.9%
Congregations2.7%1.4%3.2%0.9%21.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 36
Tuscaloosa County:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
Tuscaloosa County:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 101
Tuscaloosa County:

5.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 97
Here:

5.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.7%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Tuscaloosa County:

32.2%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.8%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 43$164,649$45,9491$682
Other Government Administration 32$123,767$46,4137$12,432
Judicial and Legal 28$111,652$47,8510$0
Police Protection - Officers 261$947,902$43,5820$0
Police - Other 77$224,677$35,01533$15,562
Firefighters 226$846,231$44,9330$0
Fire - Other 3$7,762$31,0480$0
Streets and Highways 175$499,941$34,2822$669
Airports 5$14,677$35,2250$0
Health 4$11,506$34,5180$0
Solid Waste Management 89$217,348$29,3050$0
Sewerage 63$180,386$34,3590$0
Water Supply 121$346,551$34,3690$0
Other and Unallocable 51$150,072$35,3113$3,100
Totals for Government 1,178$3,847,121$39,19046$32,445

Tuscaloosa government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $7,194,000 ($77.06)
    Sewerage: $7,194,000 ($77.06)
    General - Other: $2,508,000 ($26.86)
    Air Transportation: $469,000 ($5.02)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $20,081,000 ($215.10)
    Local Fire Protection: $16,116,000 ($172.63)
    Regular Highways: $11,973,000 ($128.25)
    Sewerage: $6,389,000 ($68.44)
    Water Utilities: $6,388,000 ($68.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,152,000 ($65.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,099,000 ($43.91)
    Central Staff Services: $2,767,000 ($29.64)
    General - Other: $2,720,000 ($29.14)
    General Public Buildings: $2,402,000 ($25.73)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,789,000 ($19.16)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,727,000 ($18.50)
    Financial Administration: $1,501,000 ($16.08)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,079,000 ($11.56)
    Correctional Institutions: $776,000 ($8.31)
    Health - Other: $141,000 ($1.51)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $20,000 ($0.21)
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,000 ($0.09)
    Air Transportation: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $39,156,000 ($419.42)
    Benefit Payments: $7,381,000 ($79.06)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $6,849,000 ($73.36)
    Withdrawals: $202,000 ($2.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,614,000 ($28.00)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $1,452,000 ($15.55)
    General - Other: $247,000 ($2.65)
    Health - Other: $22,000 ($0.24)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,180,000 ($12.64)
    Housing and Community Development: $463,000 ($4.96)
    Police Protection: $115,000 ($1.23)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $43,841,000 ($469.61)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,832,000 ($41.05)

Tuscaloosa government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $13,352,000 ($143.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,236,000 ($23.95)
  • Employee Retirement - From Parent Local Government: $3,127,000 ($33.50)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $2,435,000 ($26.08)
    Local Employee Contribution: $2,227,000 ($23.85)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,992,000 ($21.34)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,823,000 ($19.53)
    Air Transportation: $415,000 ($4.45)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,724,000 ($114.87)
    Highways: $407,000 ($4.36)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,083,000 ($33.02)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,273,000 ($24.35)
    Interest Earnings: $1,803,000 ($19.31)
    Special Assessments: $1,448,000 ($15.51)
    Rents: $81,000 ($0.87)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $13,352,000 ($143.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,824,000 ($19.54)
    General Local Government Support: $1,795,000 ($19.23)
    Highways: $941,000 ($10.08)
    Sewerage: $365,000 ($3.91)
    Water Utilities: $365,000 ($3.91)
    Housing and Community Development: $194,000 ($2.08)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $30,200,000 ($323.49)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $12,808,000 ($137.19)
    Property: $9,094,000 ($97.41)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,664,000 ($39.25)
    Other License: $1,799,000 ($19.27)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $817,000 ($8.75)
    Severance: $708,000 ($7.58)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $559,000 ($5.99)
    Motor Vehicle License: $244,000 ($2.61)

Tuscaloosa government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $191,809,000 ($2054.58)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $157,032,000 ($1682.06)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $54,467,000 ($583.43)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,690,000 ($210.91)

Tuscaloosa government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $33,140,000 ($354.98)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $14,696,000 ($157.42)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $39,727,000 ($425.54)

7.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,475 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.18%
Alabama average:

6.81%

0.50% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,005 average AGI)
Tuscaloosa County:

0.50%
Alabama average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jefferson County, AL  0.86% ($39,158 average AGI)
from Hale County, AL  0.32% ($26,899)
from Pickens County, AL  0.25% ($27,973)


5.88% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,928 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
Alabama average:

6.16%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,045 average AGI)
Tuscaloosa County:

0.07%
Alabama average:

0.06%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Jefferson County, AL  0.95% ($35,105 average AGI)
to Hale County, AL  0.25% ($37,938)
to Shelby County, AL  0.24% ($45,353)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tuscaloosa:

  • WWPG (1280 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: LAWSON OF TUSCALOOSA, INC.)
  • WACT (1420 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTSK (790 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WTBC (1230 AM; 1 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: JOHN SISTY ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WSPZ (1150 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: RADIO SOUTH, INC)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WERC (960 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tuscaloosa:

  • WVUA-FM (90.7 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES, THE UNIVERSITY OF AL)
  • WBHJ (95.7 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRTR (105.5 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W300AE (107.9 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • W247AN (97.3 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • WTUG-FM (92.9 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTXT (98.1 FM; FAYETTE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUAL-FM (91.5 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA)
  • WANZ (100.7 FM; NORTHPORT, AL; Owner: APEX BRAODCASTING INC.)
  • WBEI (101.7 FM; REFORM, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WQZZ (104.3 FM; EUTAW, AL; Owner: JIM LAWSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZBQ (94.1 FM; CARROLLTON, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDGM (99.1 FM; GREENSBORO, AL; Owner: WARRIOR BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tuscaloosa:

  • WVUA-CA (Channel 7; TUSCALOOSA/NORTHPORT, AL; Owner: THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WLDM (Channel 23; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 23, LLC)
  • W46BU (Channel 46; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDVZ-CA (Channel 3; GREENSBORO, AL; Owner: TTI, INC.)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Tuscaloosa fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 163
Total length: 2,357 meters (7,733ft)
Total costs: $728,809,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,678,635
Total average daily truck traffic: 424,802

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 3
  • 1930-1939: 5
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 12
  • 1960-1969: 51
  • 1970-1979: 39
  • 1980-1989: 22
  • 1990-1999: 12
  • 2000-2009: 17
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Tuscaloosa, AL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tuscaloosa)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 333 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Tuscaloosa, AL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 86 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 333 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tuscaloosa)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Tuscaloosa)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 92 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full and 17 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED200$130,426334$172,2441,079$183,86439$72,13317$2,439,002335$171,5259$35,882
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$112,1969$268,30452$160,9431$28,5400$09$104,5642$64,915
APPLICATIONS DENIED23$131,90442$135,245332$144,44235$30,4310$056$123,92811$33,224
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN19$143,92929$178,989240$157,0337$94,0140$030$127,4372$43,025
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$125,1887$191,68676$172,7995$59,8380$05$182,6980$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 27 tracts in Tuscaloosa, AL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 17 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED37$214,34725$215,7584$164,523
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$155,54512$223,9903$111,003
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$187,8506$259,6020$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$287,2600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$206,2701$282,1200$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 839
  • Hazardous Condition: 175
  • Service Call: 18
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Tuscaloosa


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tuscaloosa, AL

Most common first names in Tuscaloosa, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James86371.2 years
Mary72178.0 years
William63772.4 years
John59973.2 years
Willie41670.5 years
Robert34970.3 years
Annie30877.1 years
George28574.5 years
Charles25470.1 years
Thomas19972.9 years
Most common last names in Tuscaloosa, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith31175.1 years
Jones29073.2 years
Williams28071.4 years
Brown27474.2 years
Johnson24572.2 years
Davis21174.9 years
Thomas18270.9 years
Wilson17475.4 years
Harris15172.3 years
White14370.6 years
Businesses in Tuscaloosa, AL
NameCountNameCount
AMF Bowling1Maurices1
AT&T4McDonald's6
Aeropostale1Men's Wearhouse1
American Eagle Outfitters1Microtel1
Ann Taylor1Motel 61
Applebee's1Motherhood Maternity1
Arby's3New Balance4
Ashley Furniture1New York & Co1
AutoZone2Nike22
BMW1Office Depot1
Bath & Body Works1OfficeMax1
Best Western1Old Navy1
Blockbuster1Olive Garden1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Outback1
Burger King5Outback Steakhouse1
CVS5Panera Bread1
Catherines1Papa John's Pizza2
Charlotte Russe1Payless2
Chick-Fil-A4Penske1
Chico's1Pier 1 Imports1
Chipotle1Pizza Hut4
Chuck E. Cheese's1Publix Super Markets3
Church's Chicken2Quality1
Cinnabon 1Quiznos1
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack1
Coldwater Creek1Ramada1
Comfort Inn1Red Lobster1
Comfort Suites1Rite Aid7
Cracker Barrel1Ruby Tuesday1
Curves1Rue211
Dairy Queen1Ryan's Grill1
Days Inn1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza3SONIC Drive-In3
Econo Lodge1Sam's Club1
Express1Sears4
FedEx13Shoe Carnival1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sleep Inn1
GNC1Soma Intimates1
GameStop2Spencer Gifts1
Gap1Sprint Nextel1
Gymboree1Starbucks3
H&R Block5Subway9
Hardee's4Super 81
Havertys Furniture1T-Mobile3
Hobby Lobby1T.J.Maxx1
Holiday Inn2Taco Bell3
Home Depot1Talbots1
Howard Johnson1Target1
JCPenney1The Athlete's Foot1
Jimmy John's3The Limited1
JoS. A. Bank1The Room Place1
Jones New York2Toys"R"Us1
Journeys1U-Haul3
KFC3UPS23
Kmart1Vans2
La Quinta1Verizon Wireless1
La-Z-Boy2Victoria's Secret1
Lane Bryant1Waffle House3
Lane Furniture5Walgreens2
LensCrafters1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wet Seal1
Long John Silver's1Wingate1
Lowe's1World Gym1
Marriott1YMCA3
Browse common businesses in Tuscaloosa, AL


Tuscaloosa on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most bridges per 100,000 population (pop 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of residents living in poverty in 2007"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Book stores and news dealers (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales and related occupations: (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Service occupations: (population 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) (population 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers in 2006 per 1000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fire safe hotels and motels per 100,000 population (pop 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Black residents (pop 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Community and social services occupations: (population 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Robin D. Rogers (18)
  • Daniel T. Daly (15)
  • Landon C. G. Miller (13)
  • William L. Pridgen (10)
  • Gabriela Gurau (6)
  • Charles L. Karr (5)
  • Yang-Ki Hong (5)
  • Landon C.g. Miller (4)
  • Richard P. Swatloski (4)
  • William H. Butler (4)

Total of 168 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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