Tuscaloosa County Information

Tuscaloosa in Alabama occupies 1,351 square miles and has a 2006 population of 171,159, a change from a 2000 population of 164,875 and 150,500 in 1990. 19.1% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 15.1% percent is 25-35, and 12.8% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 793 acts of violent crime reported in Tuscaloosa in 2004, a change from 1,319 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 2,584 people: 2.9% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 3.5%.

Read more about Tuscaloosa, Alabama in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyTuscaloosa 
StateAlabama 
Land Area1,351 sq. milesRanked 500 of 3,140
Population 2006171,159Ranked 346 of 3,140
Population 2005168,396 
Population 2000164,875Ranked 326 of 3,140
Population 1990150,500Ranked 310 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion67.7% 
African American30.1% 
Asian American1.1% 
Native American.2% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.4% 
Population 5 to 1412.3% 
Population 15 to 2419.1% 
Population 25 to 3415.1% 
Population 35 to 4412.8% 
Population 45 to 5413.8% 
Population 55 to 649.5% 
Population 65 to 745.9% 
Population 75 and up5.1% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes7931,319
Murders / Manslaughters16 
Forcible Rapes70 
Robberies219 
Aggravated Assaults488 
Total Property Crimes7,87313,330
Burglaries1,981 
Larceny Thefts5,375 
Motor Vehicle Thefts517 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population88,36682,536
Unemployed Population2,5842,869
Unemployment Rate2.9%3.5%

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