Tuscaloosa employment information

Income per capita$22,308$23,936$28,555
Median household income$38,762$43,511$53,482
Median income owner occupied$61,732$54,337$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,448$25,060$33,219
Median earnings male$21,547$33,320$36,116
Median earnings female$16,680$22,089$25,692
Unemployment rate4.8%6.0%5.8%
Poverty level25.2%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Tuscaloosa is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Tuscaloosa is 28% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Tuscaloosa is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Tuscaloosa is 61% higher than the national average.

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Tuscaloosa median earnings by income bracket

Tuscaloosa employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.5%0.8%
Manufacturing sector12.8%0.5%
Financial & insurance services2.4%2.7%
Wholesale & retail services14.0%13.1%
Public administration4.2%3.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.8%1.5%
Education, health & social services21.3%45.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Coaling, AL1,778$61,64815%
Northport, AL24,092$54,3542%
Brookwood, AL1,918$50,7055%
Moundville, AL2,417$47,27312%
Coker, AL1,094$41,33923%
Tuscaloosa, AL93,325$38,76228%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Yuma, AZ93,078$44,16617%
Quincy, MA92,920$62,71017%
Arden-Arcade, CA92,844$45,75014%
Lee's Summit, MO92,813$78,18646%
Yakima, WA92,806$40,18925%
Tuscaloosa, AL93,325$38,76228%
Source: The Tuscaloosa, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.