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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Alabama

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.59 6.72 4.34 5.61 0.00 5.57
  Total Electric Industry 6.59 6.72 4.34 5.61 0.00 5.57
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.69 6.81 4.37 5.77 0.00 5.64
  Total Electric Industry 6.69 6.81 4.37 5.77 0.00 5.64
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.69 6.85 4.29 5.84 0.00 5.57
  Total Electric Industry 6.69 6.85 4.29 5.84 0.00 5.57
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.82 6.93 4.34 5.89 0.00 5.67
  Total Electric Industry 6.82 6.93 4.34 5.89 0.00 5.67
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.69 6.76 4.12 6.28 0.00 5.48
  Total Electric Industry 6.69 6.76 4.12 6.28 0.00 5.48
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.71 6.73 4.05 7.35 0.00 5.47
  Total Electric Industry 6.71 6.73 4.05 7.35 0.00 5.47
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.63 6.49 3.90 6.82 0.00 5.35
  Total Electric Industry 6.63 6.49 3.90 6.82 0.00 5.35
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.74 6.34 3.71 6.47 0.00 5.33
  Total Electric Industry 6.74 6.34 3.71 6.47 0.00 5.33
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.94 6.54 3.89 7.26 0.00 5.56
  Total Electric Industry 6.94 6.54 3.89 7.26 0.00 5.56
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.03 6.54 3.82 7.02 0.00 5.54
  Total Electric Industry 7.03 6.54 3.82 7.02 0.00 5.54
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.05 6.58 3.87 7.12 0.00 5.61
  Total Electric Industry 7.05 6.58 3.87 7.12 0.00 5.61
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.01 6.53 3.79 7.11 0.00 5.60
  Total Electric Industry 7.01 6.53 3.79 7.11 0.00 5.60
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.12 6.63 3.82 7.46 0.00 5.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.12 6.63 3.82 7.46 0.00 5.71
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.39 6.85 3.98 0.00 0.00 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.39 6.85 3.98 0.00 0.00 5.88
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.62 7.12 4.15 0.00 0.00 6.08
  Total Electric Industry 7.62 7.12 4.15 0.00 0.00 6.08
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.00 7.50 4.52 0.00 0.00 6.46
  Total Electric Industry 8.00 7.50 4.52 0.00 0.00 6.46
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.75 8.18 4.90 0.00 0.00 7.07
  Total Electric Industry 8.75 8.18 4.90 0.00 0.00 7.07

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 1,953   (2.7%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 1,950   (2.7%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 3,733   (5.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 6,317   (8.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 8,244   (11.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 11,280   (15.7%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 13,201   (18.4%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 5,456   (7.6%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 2,112   (2.9%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 2,845   (4.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 1,629   (2.3%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 933   (1.3%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 6,017   (8.4%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 6,141   (8.6%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Tuscaloosa County, Alabama)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 2,553

1 vehicle available : 13,300

2 vehicles available : 2,578

3 vehicles available : 340

4 or more vehicles available : 203

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 837

1 vehicle available : 5,541

2 vehicles available : 12,893

3 vehicles available : 3,339

4 or more vehicles available : 794

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 736

1 vehicle available : 2,702

2 vehicles available : 4,413

3 vehicles available : 2,945

4 or more vehicles available : 808

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 552

1 vehicle available : 2,502

2 vehicles available : 6,522

3 vehicles available : 2,663

4 or more vehicles available : 2,037


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(Tuscaloosa County, Alabama)

1-person household:

No workers : 8,975

1 worker : 9,999

2-person household:

No workers : 7,198

1 worker : 8,796

2 workers : 7,410

3-person household:

No workers : 1,791

1 worker : 4,385

2 workers : 4,379

3 workers : 1,049

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 1,884

1 worker : 3,844

2 workers : 6,688

3 or more workers : 1,860


(updated 2013)



Means of Transportation To Work
(Tuscaloosa County, Alabama)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 72,636

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 6,158

In 3-person carpool : 1,375

In 4-person carpool : 181

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 327

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 52

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 475

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 14

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 131

Motorcycle : 60

Bicycle : 247

Walked : 1,175

Other means : 279

Worked at home : 1,915


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Tuscaloosa County, Alabama)

Less than 5 minutes : 1,074

5 to 9 minutes : 7,362

10 to 14 minutes : 15,038

15 to 19 minutes : 17,211

20 to 24 minutes : 16,742

25 to 29 minutes : 6,378

30 to 34 minutes : 8,888

35 to 39 minutes : 1,222

40 to 44 minutes : 1,758

45 to 59 minutes : 3,290

60 to 89 minutes : 3,086

90 or more minutes : 1,061


(updated 2013)



Occupations in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 11,014  (28.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 4,424  (11.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 6,480  (16.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 279  (0.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 7,001  (17.9%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 12,809  (36.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 6,038  (17.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 13,706  (38.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 25  (0.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 195  (0.6%)


(updated 2010)





Amtrak Stations in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

Rail Station(s)


    2105 Greensboro Ave
    Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35401

(updated 2008)



Employment Rate In Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

Employed: 85,782
Unemployed: 2,584



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 10.3%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 1.7%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 26.9%
  • Other: 61.1%



Water Usage In Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

Ground Water

 
Fresh 9.22 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 9.22 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 25.62 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 25.62 Mgal/d





There are 702 Farms In Tuscaloosa County, Alabama


(updated 2008)



Banks In Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

Regions Bank - 11 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.2b
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,673

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 6 Branches


    Bank Assets: $8.6b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Synovus Bank - 6 Branches


    Bank Assets: $157.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 270

Pnc Bank, National Association - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.2b
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 2,821

Cadence Bank, N.a. - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $28.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 98

Capstone Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 8

Compass Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $226.4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 675

Bryant Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 14

First Federal Bank, A Fsb - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $418.4k
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 3

Branch Banking And Trust Company - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $367.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,843

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

  • Tuscaloosa Regional


    (about 5.8 miles in Northport, Alabama; Airport Code: TCL)

  • Bessemer Airport


    (about 34.3 miles in Helena, Alabama; Airport Code: EKY)

  • Shelby County


    (about 42.3 miles in Saginaw, Alabama; Airport Code: AL2)

  • Perry County


    (about 48.2 miles in Marion, Alabama; Airport Code: XWU)

  • Birmingham Airport


    (about 49.1 miles in Birmingham, Alabama; Airport Code: BHM)

  • Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International


    (about 49.1 miles in Birmingham, Alabama; Airport Code: BHM)

  • Birmingham International


    (about 49.1 miles in Birmingham, Alabama; Airport Code: BHM)

  • Lowndes County


    (about 52.6 miles in Columbus, Mississippi; Airport Code: UBS)

  • Columbus-Lowndes County


    (about 52.6 miles in Columbus, Mississippi; Airport Code: UBS)

  • Demopolis Municipal


    (about 59.2 miles in Demopolis, Alabama; Airport Code: AL5)

  • Columbus AFB


    (about 60.7 miles in Columbus, Mississippi; Airport Code: CBM)

  • Selfield


    (about 63.3 miles in Selma, Alabama; Airport Code: SES)

  • Golden Triangle Regional


    (about 64.1 miles in Columbus, Mississippi; Airport Code: GTR)

  • Marion County


    (about 67.7 miles in Hamilton, Alabama; Airport Code: HAB)

  • Craig Field


    (about 68.7 miles in Selma, Alabama; Airport Code: SEM)

  • George M. Bryan


    (about 78.4 miles in Starkville, Mississippi; Airport Code: STF)

  • Talladega Municipal


    (about 87.4 miles in Lincoln, Alabama; Airport Code: ASN)

  • Maxwell AFB


    (about 89.2 miles in Maxwell Afb, Alabama; Airport Code: MXF)

  • Louisville Winston County


    (about 89.8 miles in Louisville, Mississippi; Airport Code: LMS)

  • Montgomery Regional


    (about 91.6 miles in Montgomery, Alabama; Airport Code: MGM)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

83.96%

Carpooled

10.64%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.16%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.06%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.01%

Taxicab

0.26%

Motorcycle

0.03%

Bicycle

0.18%

Walked

2.22%

Other Means

0.46%

Worked At Home

2.02%



(updated 2010)





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