Population density (sq mi)1,5639791
Median age28.638.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)38%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%40%43%
Speak English94%95%79%
Speak Spanish3%3%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Tuscaloosa is 1511% higher than Alabama
  • The median age in Tuscaloosa is 26% lower than Alabama
  • In Tuscaloosa 52.23% of the population is White
  • In Tuscaloosa 43.34% of the population is Black
  • In Tuscaloosa 2.52% of the population is Asian

Compare Tuscaloosa, AL Demographics


      Tuscaloosa population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.15%0.49%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.03%0.04%0.18%
      Mixed race1.00%1.76%3.06%
      Other race0.74%1.28%4.75%
      In Tuscaloosa, 2.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Tuscaloosa age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Tuscaloosa, AL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).