Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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Population in 2013: 95,334 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +22.4%
 
Males: 46,928  (49.2%)
Females: 48,406  (50.8%)
Median resident age:  27.9 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 35405, 35446, 35456.

Tuscaloosa Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,236 (it was $27,731 in 2000)
Tuscaloosa:

$39,236
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,452 (it was $19,129 in 2000)

Tuscaloosa city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $163,900 (it was $97,400 in 2000)
Tuscaloosa:

$163,900
AL:

$122,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $216,651; Detached houses: $222,063; Townhouses or other attached units: $131,777; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $40,411; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $121,456; Mobile homes: $54,943

Median gross rent in 2013: $749.

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  • Races in Tuscaloosa, AL (2013)

    Tuscaloosa races chart
    • 45,40649.1%White alone
    • 40,85244.2%Black alone
    • 3,0263.3%Hispanic
    • 2,0762.2%Asian alone
    • 6570.7%Two or more races
    • 3020.3%Other race alone
    • 1380.1%American Indian alone

Races in Tuscaloosa detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Tuscaloosa: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (7.5%), English (7.4%), Irish (7.2%), German (6.7%), Scottish (2.0%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/13/1819

Elevation: 227 feet

Land area: 56.2 square miles.

Population density: 1,695 people per square mile   (low).

Tuscaloosa, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Tuscaloosa:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tuscaloosa city:

  • Never married: 52.0%
  • Now married: 33.1%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

1,967 residents are foreign born (1.2% Asia, 0.7% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

This city:

2.5%
Alabama:

2.0%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 143 registered sex offenders living in Tuscaloosa, Alabama as of August 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Tuscaloosa to the number of sex offenders is 653 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 2013: $730 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $793 (0.5%)

Tuscaloosa satellite photo by USGS

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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: +28,428 (+29.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 27,452 (72.2%)

Area code: 205

Tuscaloosa household income distribution Tuscaloosa home values distribution

Crime rates in Tuscaloosa by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 65710715101157348
per 100,000 7.76.48.812.58.718.311.912.25.57.33.34.38.5
Rapes 50495046394732282831393744
per 100,000 63.962.363.057.648.357.338.231.130.532.442.940.246.7
Robberies 222185222184200221264199195190194170161
per 100,000 283.9235.4279.6230.5247.9269.2315.0220.7212.7198.8213.4184.8171.0
Assaults 592230276231258321251232190221196267221
per 100,000 757.0292.6347.6289.4319.8391.0299.5257.3207.2231.2215.6290.3234.8
Burglaries 1,3481,0129991,2311,1911,2561,1991,5131,5071,4621,2491,1821,165
per 100,000 1,723.61,287.61,258.21,542.41,476.41,530.01,430.61,678.21,643.61,529.81,374.01,285.21,237.7
Thefts 3,9484,0363,8093,5363,5823,7093,5693,5533,3553,1882,9632,9653,196
per 100,000 5,048.15,135.14,797.24,430.44,440.34,518.04,258.43,940.93,659.13,335.83,259.53,223.83,395.4
Auto thefts 262257255238260269279330220178190202151
per 100,000 335.0327.0321.2298.2322.3327.7332.9366.0239.9186.3209.0219.6160.4
Arson N/A17N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A620N/AN/A
per 100,000 N/A21.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A6.322.0N/AN/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 656.7516.8530.6510.6504.4559.0509.3474.4424.0404.6393.9393.5390.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Tuscaloosa detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 361 (285 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.03
Alabama average:

2.23

Tuscaloosa tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.6%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,595 (-2.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Tuscaloosa: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Tuscaloosa-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 109% 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 near Alabama state average. It is 79% 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 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 141.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 144.9 miles away from the city 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 Tuscaloosa 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
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), 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, Tornadoes: 9, Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 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 in Tuscaloosa:

  • BRYCE HOSPITAL (200 UNIVERSITY BLVD)
  • CARING HANDS HOSPICE INC (225 UNIVERSITY BLVD E SUITE 203)
  • D C H REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 809 UNIVERSITY BOULEVARD EAST)
  • HOSPICE OF WEST ALABAMA (3851 LOOP ROAD)
  • LTC HOSPITAL OF TUSCALOOSA (809 UNIVERSITY BOULEVARD EAST 4TH FLOOR)
  • TUSCALOOSA VA MEDICAL CENTER (Government Federal, 3701 LOOP ROAD)

Dialysis Facilities in Tuscaloosa:

  • TUSCALOOSA DIALYSIS (805 OLD MILL STREET)
  • TUSCALOOSA NEPHROLOGY ASSOC HOME DIALYSIS (1649 N MCFARLAND BLVD)
  • TUSCALOOSA UNIVERSITY DIALYSIS (220 15TH STREET)

Home Health Centers in Tuscaloosa:

  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF TUSCALOOSA (1300 MCFARLAND BOULEVARD NORTHEAST, SUITE 320)
  • DCH HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY (1401 GREENSBORO AVENUE)
  • TUSCALOOSA COUNTY HOME CARE (2350 HARGROVE ROAD EAST)

Nursing Homes in Tuscaloosa:

  • ALICE M KIDD INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITY (201 UNIVERSITY BLVD)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH CARE AND REHAB INC (1101 SNOWS MILL AVENUE)

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.

Colleges/Universities in Tuscaloosa:

  • The University of Alabama (Full-time enrollment: 30,931; Location: 739 University Blvd; Public; Website: www.ua.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Shelton State Community College (FT enrollment: 4,106; Location: 9500 Old Greensboro Rd; Public; Website: www.sheltonstate.edu)
  • Stillman College (FT enrollment: 940; 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: 2,826)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 41 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,695)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 46 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 8,167)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 47 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,970)
  • Samford University (about 47 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 47 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 14,853)
  • Mississippi University for Women (about 55 miles; Columbus, MS; FT enrollment: 2,565)

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 75.5. This is about average.

City:

75.5
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 21.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.43. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.43
U.S.:

9.14

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

TUSCALOOSA WATER & SEWER (Population served: 132,936, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: Chlorite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-24-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-24-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-18-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Chlorite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-24-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-24-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-18-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Chlorite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-24-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-24-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-18-2012)

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

  • MITCHELL WATER SYSTEM INC (Address: 8718 CHESAPEAK DRIVE , Population served: 9,000, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • ENGLEWOOD-HULLS WATER SYSTEM, INC. (Population served: 4,950, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 22.3%
(18.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.6% for Black residents, 19.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.3% for American Indian residents, 15.6% for other race residents, 21.3% for two or more races 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

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, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Tuscaloosa compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Alabama average:

11.9

Tuscaloosa travel time to work - commute Tuscaloosa mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (63%)
  • Utility gas (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant71,803208
Black Protestant14,42845
Mainline Protestant12,41547
Catholic3,7292
Other1,9409
None90,341-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 51$232,733$54,7612$4,559
Other Government Administration 59$249,367$50,71913$15,328
Judicial and Legal 28$134,720$57,7370$0
Police Protection - Officers 286$1,239,036$51,9880$0
Police - Other 72$243,201$40,53426$13,745
Firefighters 243$1,087,554$53,7060$0
Fire - Other 5$16,789$40,2940$0
Streets and Highways 208$706,494$40,7591$547
Airports 2$7,663$45,9780$0
Health 3$10,762$43,0480$0
Solid Waste Management 98$288,805$35,3640$0
Sewerage 59$195,118$39,6850$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 8$34,678$52,0170$0
Water Supply 122$413,360$40,6580$0
Other and Unallocable 50$171,778$41,22717$8,289
Totals for Government 1,294$5,032,058$46,66559$42,468

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $7,194,000 ($75.46)
    Sewerage: $7,194,000 ($75.46)
    General - Other: $2,508,000 ($26.31)
    Air Transportation: $469,000 ($4.92)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $20,081,000 ($210.64)
    Local Fire Protection: $16,116,000 ($169.05)
    Regular Highways: $11,973,000 ($125.59)
    Sewerage: $6,389,000 ($67.02)
    Water Utilities: $6,388,000 ($67.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,152,000 ($64.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,099,000 ($43.00)
    Central Staff Services: $2,767,000 ($29.02)
    General - Other: $2,720,000 ($28.53)
    General Public Buildings: $2,402,000 ($25.20)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,789,000 ($18.77)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,727,000 ($18.12)
    Financial Administration: $1,501,000 ($15.74)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,079,000 ($11.32)
    Correctional Institutions: $776,000 ($8.14)
    Health - Other: $141,000 ($1.48)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $20,000 ($0.21)
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,000 ($0.08)
    Air Transportation: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $39,156,000 ($410.72)
    Benefit Payments: $7,381,000 ($77.42)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $6,849,000 ($71.84)
    Withdrawals: $202,000 ($2.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,614,000 ($27.42)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $1,452,000 ($15.23)
    General - Other: $247,000 ($2.59)
    Health - Other: $22,000 ($0.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,180,000 ($12.38)
    Housing and Community Development: $463,000 ($4.86)
    Police Protection: $115,000 ($1.21)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $43,841,000 ($459.87)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,832,000 ($40.20)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $13,352,000 ($140.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,236,000 ($23.45)
  • Employee Retirement - From Parent Local Government: $3,127,000 ($32.80)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $2,435,000 ($25.54)
    Local Employee Contribution: $2,227,000 ($23.36)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,992,000 ($20.89)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,823,000 ($19.12)
    Air Transportation: $415,000 ($4.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,724,000 ($112.49)
    Highways: $407,000 ($4.27)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,083,000 ($32.34)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,273,000 ($23.84)
    Interest Earnings: $1,803,000 ($18.91)
    Special Assessments: $1,448,000 ($15.19)
    Rents: $81,000 ($0.85)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $13,352,000 ($140.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,824,000 ($19.13)
    General Local Government Support: $1,795,000 ($18.83)
    Highways: $941,000 ($9.87)
    Sewerage: $365,000 ($3.83)
    Water Utilities: $365,000 ($3.83)
    Housing and Community Development: $194,000 ($2.03)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $30,200,000 ($316.78)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $12,808,000 ($134.35)
    Property: $9,094,000 ($95.39)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,664,000 ($38.43)
    Other License: $1,799,000 ($18.87)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $817,000 ($8.57)
    Severance: $708,000 ($7.43)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $559,000 ($5.86)
    Motor Vehicle License: $244,000 ($2.56)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $191,809,000 ($2011.97)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $157,032,000 ($1647.18)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $54,467,000 ($571.33)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,690,000 ($206.54)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $33,140,000 ($347.62)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $14,696,000 ($154.15)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $39,727,000 ($416.71)

5.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,219 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
Alabama average:

6.02%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($196 average AGI)
Tuscaloosa County:

0.02%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson County, AL  0.69% ($34,947 average AGI)
from Hale County, AL  0.31% ($28,670)
from Pickens County, AL  0.23% ($28,105)


5.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,842 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
Alabama average:

6.06%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($328 average AGI)
Tuscaloosa County:

0.05%
Alabama average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, AL  0.83% ($45,360 average AGI)
to Shelby County, AL  0.22% ($42,206)
to Hale County, AL  0.20% ($31,098)

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 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 172Number of bridges
  • 2,399m7,871ftTotal length
  • $749,836,000Total costs
  • 2,712,015Total average daily traffic
  • 428,036Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31920-1929
  • 51930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 121950-1959
  • 541960-1969
  • 391970-1979
  • 231980-1989
  • 141990-1999
  • 192000-2009
  • 12010-2012
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 Bowling1Marriott1
AT&T4Maurices1
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Mazda1
Advance Auto Parts4McDonald's6
Aeropostale1Men's Wearhouse1
American Eagle Outfitters1Microtel1
Ann Taylor1Motel 61
Applebee's1Motherhood Maternity1
Arby's3New Balance4
Ashley Furniture1New York & Co1
AutoZone2Nike22
BMW1Nissan1
Barnes & Noble1Office 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's1Plato's Closet1
Church's Chicken2Publix Super Markets3
Cinnabon 1Quality1
Cold Stone Creamery1Quiznos1
Coldwater Creek1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Ramada1
Comfort Suites1Red Lobster1
Cracker Barrel1Rite Aid7
Curves1Ruby Tuesday1
Dairy Queen1Rue211
Days Inn1Ryan's Grill1
Domino's Pizza3SAS Shoes1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In3
Express1Sam's Club1
FedEx13Sears4
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Shoe Carnival1
Ford1Sleep Inn1
GNC1Soma Intimates1
GameStop2Spencer Gifts1
Gap1Sprint Nextel1
Gymboree1Starbucks3
H&R Block5Subway9
Hardee's4Super 81
Havertys Furniture1T-Mobile3
Hilton2T.J.Maxx1
Hobby Lobby1Taco Bell3
Holiday Inn2Talbots1
Home Depot1Target1
Honda1The Athlete's Foot1
Howard Johnson1The Limited1
Hyundai1The Room Place1
JCPenney1Toyota1
Jimmy John's3Toys"R"Us1
JoS. A. Bank1U-Haul3
Jones New York2UPS23
Journeys1Vans2
Justice1Verizon Wireless1
KFC3Victoria's Secret1
Kmart1Volkswagen1
La Quinta1Waffle House3
La-Z-Boy2Walgreens2
Lane Bryant1Walmart1
Lane Furniture5Wet Seal1
LensCrafters1Wingate1
Little Caesars Pizza1World Gym1
Long John Silver's1YMCA3
Lowe's1

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+)"
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  • Daniel T. Daly (15)
  • William L. Pridgen (14)
  • Landon C. G. Miller (13)
  • Yang-Ki Hong (7)
  • Gabriela Gurau (6)
  • Charles L. Karr (5)
  • Yuping Bao (4)
  • Richard P. Swatloski (4)
  • William H. Butler (4)

Total of 191 patent applications in 2008-2015.