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Tuscaloosa Apartments
Last updated April 15 2024 at 5:07 AM

Tuscaloosa, AL
64 Apartments for Rent

Tuscaloosa Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 101,129
Population Density: 1,635.1 people/sq mile
Median Age: 29
Percentage of Family Households: 56%
Median Annual Income: $41,770 / year
Median Rent: $934 / month

What locals are saying

Hey there, all you crazy Crimson Tiders, and welcome to the command center for your Tuscaloosa apartment hunting escapades! Serving as the industrial and commercial hub of western Alabama, Tuscaloosa boasts a variety of attractions and amenities. Apartments run the gamut from crash pads to lofts and spacious condos, so you will find no shortage of attractive rentals. But before packing up your gear and heading on down to sweet home Alabama in search of your dream dwellings, take a moment to review these 10 simple tips to ensure you’ll be hollering “Roll Tide!” with the best of them in no time at all …

Apartments are plentiful in every area of Tuscaloosa, and many offer similar amenities, so target your neighborhood first and your apartment second

Tuscaloosa Demographics


How diverse is Tuscaloosa?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Tuscaloosa is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Tuscaloosa are Black Or African American (45.9%), White (43.6%), Hispanic Or Latino (5.6%), Asian (2.7%), Two Or More (2.1%), Other (0%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Tuscaloosa residents?

The median age in Tuscaloosa is 29 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is Tuscaloosa?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Tuscaloosa is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Tuscaloosa are Black Or African American (45.9%), White (43.6%), Hispanic Or Latino (5.6%), Asian (2.7%), Two Or More (2.1%), Other (0%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Tuscaloosa residents?

The median age in Tuscaloosa is 29 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

Tuscaloosa Crime


Overall Crime

High
Overall crime in Tuscaloosa is high in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Above Average
The level of violent crime in Tuscaloosa is above average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

High
The level of property crime in Tuscaloosa is high compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Tuscaloosa


Elementary Schools

9 /10
Rock Quarry Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
543 Students
19 Reviews
543
Students
19 Reviews
9 /10
Tuscaloosa Magnet School - Elementary
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
295 Students
22 Reviews
295
Students
22 Reviews
7 /10
Verner Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
570 Students
9 Reviews
570
Students
9 Reviews

Middle Schools

9 /10
Tuscaloosa Magnet School - Middle
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
164 Students
2 Reviews
164
Students
2 Reviews
6 /10
Rock Quarry Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
530 Students
2 Reviews
530
Students
2 Reviews
5 /10
Alberta Elementary School
Public
PK-8
Public
PK-8
565 Students
2 Reviews
565
Students
2 Reviews

High Schools

5 /10
Northridge High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,002 Students
4 Reviews
1,002
Students
4 Reviews
3 /10
Paul W Bryant High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,169 Students
5 Reviews
1,169
Students
5 Reviews
2 /10
Central High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
755 Students
4 Reviews
755
Students
4 Reviews

What Renters Say about Tuscaloosa


Apartment List has released the results for Tuscaloosa from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
62%
Pet Friendliness
59%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
57%
Commute Time
55%
Social Life
52%
Quality of Schools
39%
Weather
38%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
37%
Safety and Crime Rate
37%
Affordability
36%
Dating
33%
Public Transit
19%
State and Local Taxes
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Searching for an apartment for rent in Tuscaloosa, AL? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 64 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Tuscaloosa. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

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You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Tuscaloosa, AL apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Tuscaloosa?

Apartment Rentals in Tuscaloosa start at $550/month.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Tuscaloosa?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Tuscaloosa apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Tuscaloosa?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Tuscaloosa.

How can I find off-campus housing in Tuscaloosa?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Tuscaloosa. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham Southern College, Samford University, The University of Alabama, and Jefferson State Community College.