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Alabama




Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

   People QuickFactsTuscaloosa CountyAlabama
Population, 2005 estimate 168,9084,557,808
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 2.4%2.5%
Population, 2000 164,8754,447,100
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 6.4%6.5%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 22.4%23.9%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 11.1%13.2%
Female persons, percent, 2005 51.5%51.5%
 
White persons, percent, 2005 (a)67.7%71.4%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a)30.1%26.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.2%0.5%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a)1.1%0.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a)0.0%0.0%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 0.8%0.9%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b)1.7%2.3%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 66.2%69.3%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 51.0%57.4%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 2.1%2.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 4.4%3.9%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 78.8%75.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 24.0%19.0%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 31,801945,705
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 21.224.8
 
Housing units, 2005 77,5832,082,140
Homeownership rate, 2000 63.5%72.5%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 24.9%15.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $106,600$85,100
 
Households, 2000 64,5171,737,080
Persons per household, 2000 2.422.49
Median household income, 2003 $35,192$36,131
Per capita money income, 1999 $18,998$18,189
Persons below poverty, percent, 2003 16.5%15.2%
   Business QuickFactsTuscaloosa CountyAlabama
Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 3,998100,8022
Private nonfarm employment, 2004 71,3181,629,1412
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 2.5%-1.4%2
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 8,814266,5851
 
Total number of firms, 2002 10,917309,544
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 10.3%9.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 1.7%1.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.8%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 26.9%26.4%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 5,522,78566,686,220
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) D43,641,369
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 1,875,90243,784,342
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $11,332$9,771
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 236,9234,692,297
Building permits, 2005 1,65030,612
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 1,007,12139,047,4732
   Geography QuickFactsTuscaloosa CountyAlabama
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 1,32450,744
Persons per square mile, 2000 124.587.6
FIPS Code 12501
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Tuscaloosa, AL Metro Area 

1: The 2004 Nonemployer totals may be low due to late tax reporting in hurricane-impacted counties/regions in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.
2: Includes data not distributed by county.

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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:03:32 EST

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