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Time Zone: Tuscaloosa County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Tuscaloosa is the Seat for Tuscaloosa County.

Tuscaloosa County was founded in 1818.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Tuscaloosa had a population of 184,035 people. This is an increase of 11.62% since the last Census (which gave a population of 164,875 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Tuscaloosa represented 3.71% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 5th most populous county (out of 67 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010194,656+18.06%+5.77% since 2009
2009184,035+11.62%+1.24% since 2008
2008181,780+10.25%+1.55% since 2007
2007178,998+8.57% 
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2000164,875The Last Census

More information can be found on the Tuscaloosa County Census Page for Tuscaloosa County.

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Below are some of the communities located in Tuscaloosa County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Tuscaloosa County):

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Tuscaloosa   93,13877,90619.55% increase  
Northport   23,42219,43520.51% increase  
Lake View   2,4551,35780.9% increase  
Brookwood   1,9791,48333.45% increase  
Coaling   1,1921,1156.91% increase  

Websites for Tuscaloosa County

Official Website:   www.co.tuscaloosa.al.us/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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