Tuscaloosa employment information

IndexTuscaloosaAlabamaNational
Income per capita$23,465$24,736$29,829
Median household income$40,542$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$63,513$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,048$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$23,425$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$17,219$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate4.5%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level23.9%18.4%15.1%
The Tuscaloosa, AL employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Tuscaloosa is $23,465, which is 5% lower than than the Alabama average and 21% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $40,542, which is 9% lower than than the Alabama average and 27% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Tuscaloosa is 4%, which is 4% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Tuscaloosa is 24% which is 58% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$27,025$40,542$81,084
City
$29,835$44,758$89,516
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Tuscaloosa is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Tuscaloosa is 27% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Tuscaloosa is 4% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Tuscaloosa is 58% higher than the national average.

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Tuscaloosa median earnings by income bracket

Tuscaloosa employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.9%0.9%
Manufacturing sector17.8%0.2%
Financial & insurance services2.2%2.1%
Wholesale & retail services13.4%11.0%
Public administration3.8%2.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.7%2.2%
Education, health & social services23.8%44.1%
Other25.7%26.6%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Coaling, AL1,637$57,6794%
Brookwood, AL2,029$53,9582%
Northport, AL24,544$52,2815%
Cottondale, AL3,546$50,06310%
Coker, AL817$47,91713%
Tuscaloosa, AL96,352$40,54227%

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Mission Viejo, CA96,178$104,88690%
Portsmouth, VA96,071$47,05015%
Lawton, OK96,728$43,67421%
Arden-Arcade, CA96,898$46,61716%
Vacaville, CA95,607$76,18838%
Tuscaloosa, AL96,352$40,54227%
Source: The Tuscaloosa, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).