Tuscumbia, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 8,398 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.9%
 
Males: 3,948  (47.0%)
Females: 4,450  (53.0%)
Median resident age:

37.4 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 35674.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,754 (it was $27,793 in 2000)
Tuscumbia:

$49,754
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,257 (it was $18,302 in 2000)

Tuscumbia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $114,773 (it was $69,200 in 2000)
Tuscumbia:

$114,773
AL:

$141,300

Median gross rent in 2017: $657.

March 2019 cost of living index in Tuscumbia: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.3%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.8% for Black residents, 66.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents, 73.8% for other race residents, 47.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Tuscumbia, AL (2017)
    • 5,86469.0%White alone
    • 1,86021.9%Black alone
    • 4044.8%Hispanic
    • 3023.6%Two or more races
    • 300.4%American Indian alone
    • 210.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 46 registered sex offenders living in Tuscumbia, Alabama as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Tuscumbia is 186 to 1.


Crime rates in Tuscumbia by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.8)
1
(11.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.1)
1
(12.1)
1
(12.1)
1
(12.0)
3
(35.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(35.4)
7
(83.4)
5
(58.3)
4
(47.0)
3
(35.5)
8
(95.2)
2
(23.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(73.0)
6
(72.8)
2
(24.3)
7
(84.6)
7
(83.9)
6
(70.7)
7
(82.7)
2
(23.6)
4
(47.6)
3
(35.0)
4
(47.0)
4
(47.3)
3
(35.7)
3
(35.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(12.2)
4
(48.5)
3
(36.4)
7
(84.6)
5
(59.9)
N/A30
(354.4)
37
(436.9)
36
(428.7)
36
(419.9)
17
(199.7)
27
(319.5)
18
(214.1)
21
(250.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
51
(620.3)
66
(800.6)
30
(364.3)
73
(882.2)
78
(934.6)
54
(636.0)
107
(1,264)
116
(1,370)
73
(869.3)
80
(933.1)
48
(563.8)
49
(579.9)
48
(571.0)
49
(585.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
280
(3,405)
250
(3,033)
191
(2,319)
161
(1,946)
218
(2,612)
276
(3,251)
264
(3,119)
249
(2,940)
265
(3,156)
226
(2,636)
153
(1,797)
146
(1,728)
197
(2,343)
206
(2,461)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(170.3)
11
(133.4)
12
(145.7)
6
(72.5)
6
(71.9)
N/A26
(307.2)
25
(295.2)
35
(416.8)
28
(326.6)
16
(187.9)
21
(248.5)
25
(297.4)
26
(310.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0
(0.0)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)217.6229.3154.2197.3222.4241.5357.2383.5387.1361.3218.0259.8287.1244.3

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City-data.com crime index in Tuscumbia, AL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 28 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.51
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (27.1%), Irish (10.1%), English (5.9%), German (2.6%), African (2.2%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 470 feet

Land area: 7.30 square miles.

Population density: 1,151 people per square mile   (low).

Tuscumbia, Alabama map

339 residents are foreign born (3.5% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).

This city:

4.0%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $447 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $481 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (42.2 miles , pop. 53,929).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (97.8 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (491.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Tri-Cities, AL (1.4 miles ),
Sheffield, AL (1.4 miles ),
Muscle Shoals, AL (1.8 miles ),
Florence, AL (2.6 miles ),
Oakland, AL (3.1 miles ),
Littleville, AL (3.1 miles ),
Underwood-Petersville, AL (3.1 miles ),
Leighton, AL (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 34.73 N, Longitude: 87.70 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -721 (-8.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 437 (12.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 256

Distribution of median household income in Tuscumbia, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Tuscumbia, AL in 2017
Tuscumbia satellite photo by USGS

Tuscumbia tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $74,900
  • 1998: 23 buildings, average cost: $59,000
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2004: 35 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2005: 36 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2006: 71 buildings, average cost: $75,700
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2008: 29 buildings, average cost: $137,200
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2014: 13 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2015: 16 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2016: 18 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2017: 21 buildings, average cost: $137,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Tuscumbia, AL residents
Average permit cost in Tuscumbia, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.6%
Alabama:

3.8%
Historical population in Tuscumbia, AL
Historical housing units in Tuscumbia, AL
Most common industries in Tuscumbia, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.1%)
  • Utilities (6.5%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Educational services (4.0%)
  • Chemicals (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.7%)
  • Educational services (13.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (2.9%)
Most common occupations in Tuscumbia, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (8.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.2%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)

Average climate in Tuscumbia, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tuscumbia, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 49.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.7
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 5.86. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.86
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.62
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Tuscumbia-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 123% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.1 miles away from the Tuscumbia city center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 37.2 miles away from the city center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

Earthquake activity:

Tuscumbia-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 77% 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 95.2 miles away from the city 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 119.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 161.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 70.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 174.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 257.6 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 Colbert County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 3, Freezes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tuscumbia topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Tuscumbia:

  • COTTAGE OF THE SHOALS CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (500 JOHN ALDRIDGE DRIVE)
  • KELLER LANDING CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (813 KELLER LANE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Tuscumbia:

  • NORTHWEST ALABAMA REGIONAL HOME CARE AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; SHEFFIELD, AL)
  • HELEN KELLER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; SHEFFIELD, AL)
  • SHEFFIELD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; SHEFFIELD, AL)
  • SHOALS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL)
  • CYPRESS COVE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL)
  • WIREGRASS HOSPICE, FLORENCE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; FLORENCE, AL)
  • ELIZA COFFEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; FLORENCE, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tuscumbia:

  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 2 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,702)
  • University of North Alabama (about 6 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,886)
  • Athens State University (about 43 miles; Athens, AL; FT enrollment: 2,771)
  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 44 miles; Tanner, AL; FT enrollment: 7,911)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 50 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,024)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 52 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,489)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 61 miles; Huntsville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,006)

Public high schools in Tuscumbia:

  • COLBERT HEIGHTS HIGH SCH (Students: 481, Location: 6825 WOODMONT DR, Grades: 7-12)
  • DESHLER HIGH SCH (Students: 463, Location: 200 N COMMONS EAST, Grades: 9-12)
  • DESHLER CAREER TECHNICAL CENTER (Location: 200 N COMMONS EAST, Grades: 9-12)
  • DESHLER ALT SCH (Location: 200 NORTH COMMONS EAST, Grades: 4-12)

Private high school in Tuscumbia:

  • COVENANT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 198, Location: 1900 COVENANT DR, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Tuscumbia:

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Library in Tuscumbia:

  • TUSCUMBIA - HELEN KELLER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $135,711; Location: 511 NORTH MAIN STREET; 24,964 books; 30,828 e-books; 1,261 audio materials; 1,741 video materials; 81 state licensed databases; 42 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Your info for the radio stations is out of date.
  • Heritage Christian University, 3625 Helton Drive, Florence, Alabama 35630

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Tuscumbia: Spring Creek Golf Course (A), Tennessee Valley Country Club and Golf Course (B), Helen Keller Home (C), Tuscumbia Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tuscumbia include: Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church (A), Lesley Christian Methodist Episcopal Temple (B), Calvary Baptist Church (C), Church of Christ (D), Church of God (E), First Baptist Church (F), First Methodist Church (G), First Presbyterian Church (H), Full Gospel Tabernacle (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Oakwood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Throckmorton Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Tuscumbia include: Buffington Field (1), Colbert County Courthouse Square Historic District (2), Tuscumbia Historic District (3), The Commons (4), Spring Park (5), Avalon Park (6), Ivy Green (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Helen Keller Birth Place (Tours & Charters; Keller Lane), Anchor Tours (Tours & Charters; 307 South Dickson Street), Connection Christian Tours (Tours & Charters; 3641 Underwood Mountain R).

Hotels: Four Way Motel (512 Highway 43 South), Key West Inn Tuscumbia- AL (1800 Highway 72).

Birthplace of: Helen Keller - (1880-1968), Blind-deaf writer, Mitch McConnell - Kentucky politician, Heinie Manush - Baseball player and coach, James Deshler - Confederate Brigadier General during the Civil War, Wilson D. Watson - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Beverly Barton - Author, Frank Manush - Baseball player, Jimmy Orr - Football player, Margaret Pellegrini - Film actor, William H. Steele (judge) - Judge.

Colbert County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

TUSCUMBIA WATER WORKS (Population served: 13,338, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
COLBERT COUNTY RURAL WATER SYSTEM (Address: 2750 HWY 20 , Population served: 10,731, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit Treatment Requirement Rpt - In APR-01-2009, Contaminant: LT2ESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-10-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-10-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2010)
SPRING VALLEY WATER AUTHORITY (Address: 890 LAGRANGE ROAD , Population served: 5,013, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-24-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-14-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-04-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-22-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-18-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-14-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-06-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-12-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-14-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-22-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-22-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-20-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-14-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2009)
HAWK PRIDE MT WATER SYSTEM (Address: 200 NEW BETHEL ROAD , Population served: 4,035, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-06-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-06-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-20-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-17-2013 and APR-08-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-12-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-17-2013 and APR-08-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-12-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-11-2012 and JAN-16-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-16-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-12-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-11-2012 and JAN-16-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-16-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-12-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-16-2012 and OCT-10-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-22-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-12-2013)
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.4%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.5%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
166 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
77 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
184 people in nursing homes in 2000
70 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Tuscumbia (2011 data):

  • Bank Independent: Tuscumbia Branch at 119 North Main Street, branch established on 1975/03/10. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $1,041.1 mil, Deposits: $871.4 mil, headquarters in Sheffield, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Bancindependent Incorporated
  • First Metro Bank: Main Street Branch at 301 North Main Street, branch established on 1990/08/06. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $471.4 mil, Deposits: $418.8 mil, headquarters in Muscle Shoals, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First Metro Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Tuscumbia:

Marital status in Tuscumbia, AL
  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 46.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

For population 25 years and over in Tuscumbia:

  • High school or higher: 82.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Tuscumbia
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Tuscumbia, AL (based on Colbert County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant29,759103
Mainline Protestant3,36817
Black Protestant3,25618
Catholic1,4151
Other71
None16,623-
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: 10
Here:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Colbert County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
This county:

5.87 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
This county:

6.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

13.5%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Colbert County:

35.7%
State:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Colbert County:

14.7%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.7%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Tuscumbia:

45.4%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Tuscumbia:

28.7
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Tuscumbia:

22.0%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.9%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Tuscumbia:

6.8
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.1%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Tuscumbia:

53.2%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.0%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tuscumbia, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 26$51,005$23,5410$0
Firefighters 18$44,171$29,4470$0
Solid Waste Management 16$33,061$24,7960$0
Parks and Recreation 14$30,924$26,50611$7,382
Streets and Highways 14$23,210$19,8940$0
Police - Other 10$16,027$19,2320$0
Other Government Administration 7$14,138$24,2377$3,947
Judicial and Legal 4$6,893$20,6790$0
Financial Administration 3$6,654$26,6160$0
Local Libraries 3$5,776$23,1041$762
Other and Unallocable 3$5,821$23,2840$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 1$1,183
Transit 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 118$237,680$24,17120$13,274

Tuscumbia government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $13,598,000 ($1619.20)
    Electric Utilities: $9,917,000 ($1180.88)
    Gas Utilities: $2,482,000 ($295.55)
    General - Other: $1,983,000 ($236.13)
    Regular Highways: $1,413,000 ($168.25)
    Police Protection: $1,190,000 ($141.70)
    Water Utilities: $1,054,000 ($125.51)
    Sewerage: $1,054,000 ($125.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $806,000 ($95.98)
    Local Fire Protection: $587,000 ($69.90)
    Central Staff Services: $406,000 ($48.34)
    Libraries: $140,000 ($16.67)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $78,000 ($9.29)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $57,000 ($6.79)
    Financial Administration: $42,000 ($5.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,004,000 ($119.55)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $544,000 ($64.78)

Tuscumbia government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,621,000 ($193.02)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,446,000 ($172.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,033,000 ($123.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $418,000 ($49.77)
    Other: $21,000 ($2.50)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $92,000 ($10.95)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $10,474,000 ($1247.20)
    Gas Utilities: $2,268,000 ($270.06)
    Water Utilities: $1,621,000 ($193.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $103,000 ($12.26)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,510,000 ($298.88)
    Property: $2,146,000 ($255.54)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $319,000 ($37.99)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $195,000 ($23.22)
    Other Selective Sales: $167,000 ($19.89)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $89,000 ($10.60)
    Other License: $61,000 ($7.26)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $57,000 ($6.79)

Tuscumbia government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,097,000 ($2988.45)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,653,000 ($2935.58)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,869,000 ($579.78)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,424,000 ($526.79)

Tuscumbia government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,315,000 ($1109.19)

6.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,925 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lauderdale County, AL  2.38% ($39,319 average AGI)
from Franklin County, AL  0.63% ($36,661)
from Lawrence County, AL  0.29% ($38,466)


5.94% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,826 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
Alabama average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lauderdale County, AL  2.36% ($36,356 average AGI)
to Franklin County, AL  0.48% ($32,532)
to Lawrence County, AL  0.26% ($42,529)
Businesses in Tuscumbia, AL
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1Microtel1
Chevrolet1Penske1
Curves1Toyota1
FedEx2UPS1
Hardee's1Waffle House1

Strongest AM radio stations in Tuscumbia:

  • WVNA (1590 AM; 5 kW; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLAY (1450 AM; 1 kW; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZZA (1410 AM; 1 kW; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: MUSCLE SHOALS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBTG (1290 AM; 1 kW; SHEFFIELD, AL)
  • WBCF (1240 AM; 1 kW; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BENNY CARLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBM (1340 AM; 1 kW; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER B/CING. CORP.)
  • WZNN (620 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, AL; Owner: MANUEL HUERTA)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WVNN (770 AM; 10 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tuscumbia:

  • WLAY-FM (100.3 FM; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQLT-FM (107.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFIX (91.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRI-STATE INSPIRATIONAL B/C CORP.)
  • WXFL (96.1 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVNA-FM (105.5 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBTG-FM (106.3 FM; SHEFFIELD, AL; Owner: SLATTON & ASSOCS. BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WMXV (103.5 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W254AA (98.7 FM; COLBERT HEIGHTS, AL; Owner: WILLIAM P. ROGERS)
  • W274AA (102.7 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: WILLIAM P. ROGERS)
  • WQPR (88.7 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: THE BD OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF ALABAMA)
  • WAKD (89.9 FM; SHEFFIELD, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • W280DA (103.9 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W258AE (99.5 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W202BY (88.3 FM; KILLEN, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WYTK (93.9 FM; ROGERSVILLE, AL; Owner: SHOALS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMSR-FM (94.9 FM; COLLINWOOD, TN; Owner: OHIO BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)
  • WJOR-FM (101.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W232AH (94.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: SLATTON & ASSOCIATES B/CSTERS INC.)
  • W225AB (92.9 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM P. ROGERS)
  • W253AH (98.5 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Tuscumbia:

  • W57BV (Channel 57; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WHDF (Channel 15; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WBCF-LP (Channel 3; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BENNY CARLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXFL-LP (Channel 5; FLORENCE, ETC., AL; Owner: BENNY CARLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYLE (Channel 26; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ETC COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WFIQ (Channel 36; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • W46CF (Channel 46; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W59CF (Channel 59; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Tuscumbia: Wilson Douglas Watson.

Tuscumbia fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Tuscumbia fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 28Number of bridges
  • 371ft / 113mTotal length
  • $41,885,000Total costs
  • 132,722Total average daily traffic
  • 18,505Total average daily truck traffic
  • 173,251Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Tuscumbia, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 91950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Tuscumbia, AL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tuscumbia)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 107 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Tuscumbia, AL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 115 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tuscumbia)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Tuscumbia)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 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 ORIGINATED16$106,30826$89,04593$100,48310$28,8432$1,280,96019$79,7632$27,870
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$54,9900$05$87,6040$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$146,3304$44,68841$98,5784$23,4281$45,9502$49,9201$45,960
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$104,9801$68,47020$105,0650$00$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$48,2101$50,4704$137,6300$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0205.00 , 0206.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$158,9902$156,080
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$03$158,303
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0205.00 , 0206.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Tuscumbia, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Tuscumbia, AL - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 31. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 148 took place in 2006, and the least - 1 in 2011. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Tuscumbia, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (42.3%), and Structure Fires (24.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Tuscumbia, AL
    • 20842.3%Outside Fires
    • 11824.0%Structure Fires
    • 11723.8%Other
    • 4910.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tuscumbia, AL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Tuscumbia, Alabama:

  • Key West Inn Tuscumbia/Muscle Shoals, 1800 Hwy 72, Tuscumbia, Alabama 35674 , Phone: (205) 383-0700, Fax: (256) 383-3191
  • Comfort Inn And Suites, 5101 Hwy 43 S, Tuscumbia, Alabama 35674 , Phone: (256) 248-0850, Fax: (256) 248-0857
  • Best Western Plus, 1934 Hwy 20, Tuscumbia, Alabama 35674 , Phone: (256) 386-9889
  • Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham, 1852 Hwy 72 E, Tuscumbia, Alabama 35674 , Phone: (256) 248-0055, Fax: (256) 248-0024
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Tuscumbia, Alabama
Most common first names in Tuscumbia, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James24270.3 years
Mary19179.5 years
William17972.3 years
John13474.0 years
Robert11573.6 years
Annie7881.9 years
Willie7677.6 years
Charles7468.5 years
George5874.4 years
Thomas5673.2 years
Most common last names in Tuscumbia, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9274.3 years
Johnson8273.8 years
Mitchell6774.5 years
Byrd5775.6 years
Thompson5774.3 years
Davis5374.8 years
Malone5274.5 years
Hester5077.1 years
King5076.7 years
Kimbrough5080.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Tuscumbia, AL
  • 54.5%Electricity
  • 41.7%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Tuscumbia, AL
  • 71.9%Electricity
  • 22.7%Utility gas
  • 4.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood


Tuscumbia compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Tuscumbia on our top lists:

  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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