Tuskegee, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 8,544 (90% urban, 10% rural).
Population change since 2000: -27.9%
 
Males: 3,672  (43.0%)
Females: 4,872  (57.0%)
Median resident age:

25.4 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 36088.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $28,284 (it was $18,889 in 2000)
Tuskegee:

$28,284
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,864 (it was $12,340 in 2000)

Tuskegee city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $79,582 (it was $63,200 in 2000)
Tuskegee:

$79,582
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $122,315; detached houses: $139,261; townhouses or other attached units: $113,220; mobile homes: $79,247

Median gross rent in 2017: $618.

March 2019 cost of living index in Tuskegee: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 28.2%
(35.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.1% for Black residents, 12.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Tuskegee, AL (2017)
    • 8,58196.5%Black alone
    • 1832.1%Hispanic
    • 1141.3%White alone
    • 720.8%Two or more races
    • 400.4%Asian alone
    • 60.07%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 43 registered sex offenders living in Tuskegee, Alabama as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Tuskegee is 211 to 1.


Crime rates in Tuskegee by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(26.3)
4
(35.4)
5
(44.3)
2
(20.2)
2
(20.4)
2
(21.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(34.1)
5
(58.0)
3
(35.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(52.5)
10
(88.6)
4
(35.5)
1
(10.1)
8
(81.7)
7
(74.9)
7
(79.2)
10
(113.8)
8
(92.8)
7
(81.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
28
(245.1)
29
(256.9)
13
(115.2)
14
(141.2)
17
(173.6)
10
(107.1)
11
(124.4)
13
(147.9)
7
(81.2)
22
(257.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
93
(814.1)
120
(1,063)
137
(1,214)
60
(605.3)
93
(949.8)
63
(674.4)
73
(825.6)
60
(682.6)
83
(962.5)
51
(596.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
368
(3,222)
362
(3,207)
190
(1,684)
266
(2,684)
290
(2,962)
190
(2,034)
175
(1,979)
129
(1,468)
117
(1,357)
137
(1,603)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
581
(5,086)
494
(4,377)
541
(4,796)
254
(2,563)
336
(3,431)
317
(3,394)
263
(2,974)
191
(2,173)
168
(1,948)
179
(2,094)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
16
(140.1)
17
(150.6)
39
(345.7)
37
(373.3)
57
(582.1)
45
(481.7)
35
(395.8)
42
(477.8)
28
(324.7)
36
(421.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/A4
(40.4)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)771.1843.1731.9532.1739.4586.4555.0568.0605.9561.8

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City-data.com crime index in Tuskegee, AL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 27 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: African (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 461 feet

Land area: 15.5 square miles.

Population density: 552 people per square mile   (low).

Tuskegee, Alabama map

95 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $475 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $377 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Montgomery, AL (33.8 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (601.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Tuskegee-Milstead, AL (1.1 miles ),
Franklin, AL (2.4 miles),
Notasulga, AL (3.0 miles ),
Little Texas-Society Hill, AL (3.1 miles ),
Fort Davis, AL (3.2 miles ),
Tallassee, AL (3.6 miles ),
Reeltown, AL (3.6 miles ),
Shorter-Hardaway, AL (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 32.43 N, Longitude: 85.71 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Pride of the Swift-Growing South

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,090 (+12.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,898 (58.9%)

Area code: 334

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 74 buildings, average cost: $41,900
  • 1998: 72 buildings, average cost: $41,900
  • 1999: 77 buildings, average cost: $41,900
  • 2000: 70 buildings, average cost: $41,900
  • 2001: 73 buildings, average cost: $41,900
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $65,800
  • 2003: 16 buildings, average cost: $60,700
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $68,100
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $66,100
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $66,600
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $90,500
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $94,300
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $104,200
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $255,400
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $255,400
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $255,400
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $255,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Tuskegee, AL residents
Average permit cost in Tuskegee, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.4%
Alabama:

3.8%
Historical population in Tuskegee, AL
Historical housing units in Tuskegee, AL
Most common industries in Tuskegee, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (27.7%)
  • Health care (18.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.2%)
  • Construction (3.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (2.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (25.5%)
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Public administration (8.8%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (2.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (29.4%)
  • Health care (23.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Social assistance (3.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (2.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (2.5%)
Most common occupations in Tuskegee, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (7.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.9%)

Average climate in Tuskegee, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tuskegee, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Tuskegee-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 42% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.8 miles away from the Tuskegee city center killed 2 people and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/18/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the city center killed 8 people and injured 495 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tuskegee-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 129.1 miles away from Tuskegee center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 112.3 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 142.7 miles away from Tuskegee center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 211.3 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 130.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 152.4 miles away from Tuskegee 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 Macon County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 8, Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tuskegee topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Tuskegee:

  • MAGNOLIA HAVEN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (603 WRIGHT STREET)
  • SALEM NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER OF TUSKEGEE (P O DRAWER 830599)
  • FMC TUSKEGEE (802 E. MARTIN LUTHER KING HWY)

Airports located in Tuskegee:

See details about airports located in Tuskegee, AL

College/University in Tuskegee:

  • Tuskegee University (Full-time enrollment: 2,810; Location: Kresge Center, 3rd Floor; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.tuskegee.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Tuskegee:

  • Auburn University (about 18 miles; Auburn University, AL; Full-time enrollment: 22,741)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 28 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,092)
  • Faulkner University (about 30 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Alabama State University (about 35 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 5,457)
  • Columbus Technical College (about 43 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 3,241)
  • Columbus State University (about 45 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 6,876)
  • Troy University (about 46 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 16,148)

Public high school in Tuskegee:

Private high school in Tuskegee:

  • SEQUEL YOUTH AND FAMILY SERVICES (Students: 52, Location: 4280 US HIGHWAY 29 S, Grades: UG-12, Boys only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Tuskegee:

See full list of schools located in Tuskegee

Library in Tuskegee:

  • MACON COUNTY - TUSKEGEE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $260,039; Location: 302 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 5,772 books; 2,880 audio materials; 297 video materials; 81 state licensed databases; 15 print serial subscriptions; 89 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Tuskegee: Tuskegee Industrial Park (A), Carver Museum (B), Frissell Library (C), Tuskegee Fire Department (D), Macon County Courthouse (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tuskegee include: New Hope Church (A), Simmons Temple (B), Washington African Methodist Episcopal Chapel (C), Saint John African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (D), Greenwood Baptist Church (E), Saint Mark Church (F), Daniels Chapel (G), East End Church (H), Tuskegee Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ashdale Cemetery (1), Greenwood Cemetery (2), Tuskegee Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: City Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Bulger Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Tuskegee include: Main Street Historic District (1), North Main Street Historic District (2), Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site (3), Cleveland Leigh Abbott Memorial Alumni Stadium (4), Abbott Park (5), Green Fork Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Kirk's Museum (109 Westside Street) (1), Tuskegee Human & Civil Rights Multicultural Center (Museums; 104 South Elm Street) (2), United States Government - Department of the Interior- National Park Ser (Recreation Areas; 1616 Chappie James Avenue) (3), Wildlife Group (Recreation Areas; 2858 County Road 53) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Macon Motel (Auburn Highway) (1), White Oak Plantation (Macon County 10) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Rosa Parks - (born 1913), civil rights activist, Lionel Richie - (born 1949), musician, Tom Joyner - Radio personality, Andre Thornton - Baseball player, Chad Lucas - Football player, Charles Winston Thompson - Member of the House of Representatives, Chukie Nwokorie - 2005 NFL player (Denver Broncos, born: Jul 10, 1975), Frank Walker - 2005 NFL player (New York Giants, born: Aug 6, 1980), Gilbert Renfroe - Football player, Rory White - Basketball player and coach.

Macon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

TUSKEGEE UTILITIES BOARD (Address: 101 FONVILLE STREET , Population served: 13,500, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-19-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-19-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In OCT-29-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-11-2013)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
MACON COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY (Address: 1001 MLK Hwy , Population served: 7,566, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-16-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-16-2009), St Site Visit (enforcement) (JUL-20-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-26-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-25-2013 and APR-18-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-25-2013 and APR-18-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-18-2012 and JAN-24-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-13-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-18-2012 and JAN-24-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-13-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-23-2012 and OCT-17-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-26-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2013)
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
STAR-MINDINGALL WATER AUTHORITY (Address: 3240 FRANKLIN RD , Population served: 2,016, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
FRANKLIN WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 150, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-11-2002, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-20-2002), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2007)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1997, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-17-1997), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2007)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1996, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-17-1997), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2007)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

52.2%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.7%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Tuskegee in 2010:

  • 1,536 people in college/university student housing
  • 131 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 48 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in Tuskegee in 2000:

  • 1,796 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 387 people in nursing homes
  • 47 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 17 people in other nonhousehold living situations
Arena or stadium:
  • James Center Arena. Tuskegee University.

Banks with branches in Tuskegee (2011 data):

  • First Tuskegee Bank: at 301 North Elm Street, branch established on 1991/10/11. Info updated 2007/06/21: Bank assets: $67.2 mil, Deposits: $58.5 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Birthright, Incorporated
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Tuskegee-W. Rosa Parks Avenue Branch at 102 West Rosa Parks Avenue, branch established on 1939/11/14. 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

For population 15 years and over in Tuskegee:

Marital status in Tuskegee, AL
  • Never married: 63.2%
  • Now married: 19.2%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

For population 25 years and over in Tuskegee:

  • High school or higher: 82.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.2%
  • Unemployed: 16.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Alabama average:

11.5

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tuskegee, AL (based on Macon County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Black Protestant4,94528
Evangelical Protestant2,69518
Mainline Protestant1,16416
Other6794
Catholic1001
None11,869-
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: 5
Here:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Macon County:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Here:

7.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

15.2%
State:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

40.2%
Alabama:

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

17.3%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.2%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.2%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.4
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

15.7%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Tuskegee:

13.5%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Tuskegee:

6.6
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Tuskegee:

33.7%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Tuskegee:

55.1%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

84.6%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tuskegee, AL Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 20$46,837$28,1020$0
Firefighters 16$43,430$32,5730$0
Other and Unallocable 15$32,696$26,1575$6,901
Solid Waste Management 10$17,719$21,2630$0
Streets and Highways 9$18,155$24,2071$1,871
Police - Other 9$16,461$21,9481$1,284
Financial Administration 5$17,325$41,5800$0
Welfare 4$8,079$24,2374$3,162
Housing and Community Development (Local) 4$13,618$40,8540$0
Other Government Administration 3$14,987$59,9485$5,595
Judicial and Legal 2$5,728$34,3680$0
Fire - Other 2$5,511$33,0660$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$925
Transit 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 99$240,546$29,15717$19,738

Tuskegee government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $3,238,000 ($378.98)
    Police Protection: $2,629,000 ($307.70)
    Regular Highways: $1,418,000 ($165.96)
    Air Transportation: $946,000 ($110.72)
    General - Other: $119,000 ($13.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $31,000 ($3.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $390,000 ($45.65)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,172,000 ($371.25)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,299,000 ($269.08)

Tuskegee government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $1,506,000 ($176.26)
    Air Transportation: $69,000 ($8.08)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,079,000 ($126.29)
    Fines and Forfeits: $150,000 ($17.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,263,000 ($264.86)
    General Local Government Support: $160,000 ($18.73)
  • Tax - Other: $5,467,000 ($639.86)
    Other License: $725,000 ($84.85)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $186,000 ($21.77)

Tuskegee government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,310,000 ($972.61)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,135,000 ($952.13)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $175,000 ($20.48)

Tuskegee government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,733,000 ($905.08)
Businesses in Tuskegee, AL
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Subway1
Church's Chicken1Taco Bell1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1YMCA1
KFC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Tuskegee:

  • WBIL (580 AM; 1 kW; TUSKEGEE, AL; Owner: ALL CHANNEL TV SERVICES, INC.)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WACV (1170 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTLM (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTLS (1300 AM; 1 kW; TALLASSEE, AL; Owner: MICHAEL BUTLER BROADCASTING. LLC)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDAK (540 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WACQ (1130 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CARRVILLE, AL; Owner: PROGRESSIVE UNITED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAPZ (1250 AM; 5 kW; WETUMPKA, AL; Owner: J & W PROMOTIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tuskegee:

  • WTGZ (95.9 FM; TUSKEGEE, AL; Owner: NEW WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQNR (99.9 FM; TALLASSEE, AL; Owner: TIGER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLWI-FM (92.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSTH-FM (106.1 FM; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQLD (104.3 FM; LUVERNE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZHT (105.7 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAM-FM (98.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: DEEP SOUTH BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHHY-FM (101.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMXA (96.7 FM; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WMXS (103.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKKR (97.7 FM; AUBURN, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W212AP (90.3 FM; NOTASULGA, ETC., AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCGQ (107.3 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WTSU (89.9 FM; MONTGOMERY-TROY, AL; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMCZ (97.1 FM; MILLBROOK, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQKS-FM (96.1 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WLBF (89.1 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WZLM (97.3 FM; DADEVILLE, AL; Owner: GREAT SOUTH RFDC, LLC)
  • WVAS (90.7 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: ALABAMA STATE UNIVERSITY (ASU))
  • WEGL (91.1 FM; AUBURN, AL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES AUBURN UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Tuskegee:

  • WNCF (Channel 32; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 32 MONTGOMERY LLC)
  • WSWS-TV (Channel 66; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF OPELIKA)
  • WRJM-TV (Channel 67; TROY, AL; Owner: JOSIE PARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSFA (Channel 12; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WMCF-TV (Channel 45; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCOV-TV (Channel 20; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: WOODS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTVM (Channel 9; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W18CD (Channel 18; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLTZ (Channel 38; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: LEWIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W61DH (Channel 61; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: FRAZER MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH)
  • WETU-LP (Channel 39; WETUMPKA, AL; Owner: CABLE VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Tuskegee fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 35Number of bridges
  • 577ft / 176mTotal length
  • $68,172,000Total costs
  • 204,341Total average daily traffic
  • 44,306Total average daily truck traffic
  • 179,770Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Tuskegee, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21940-1949
  • 171960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 62000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Tuskegee, AL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tuskegee)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

192 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Tuskegee, AL)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tuskegee)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BEECH M35 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 1787Z , Serial Number: D6464, Certificate Issue Date: 03/26/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Arron M Washington, 104 Freddie Dr, Tuskegee, AL 36083
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/07/1976

2005 - 2015 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2015 the average number of fires per year is 44. The highest number of fire incidents - 140 took place in 2007, and the least - 0 in 2013. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Tuskegee, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (54.3%), and Structure Fires (25.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Tuskegee, AL
    • 26354.3%Outside Fires
    • 12425.6%Structure Fires
    • 9118.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 61.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tuskegee, AL
Most common first names in Tuskegee, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Willie14670.6 years
Mary13777.7 years
James13271.6 years
John11473.1 years
William9472.9 years
Annie8579.0 years
Robert7071.4 years
Henry5972.7 years
George5074.8 years
Charlie4676.3 years
Most common last names in Tuskegee, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams10874.1 years
Johnson8977.4 years
Smith8373.9 years
Harris7974.1 years
Jackson6174.1 years
Jones6071.7 years
Brown5174.7 years
Davis4574.9 years
Moore4376.8 years
Wilson4169.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Tuskegee, AL
  • 70.3%Utility gas
  • 25.2%Electricity
  • 4.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Tuskegee, AL
  • 51.1%Utility gas
  • 45.0%Electricity
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%No fuel used


Tuskegee compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Tuskegee on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population decrease from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children (population 1,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest city-data.com crime index, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 (36088) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scotch-Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #97 (36088) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of West Indian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
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