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Census Data for University ...

Although we found mention of University during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Over time, we expect to discover additional information that will be added to our Gazetteer.




As far as we can tell, University has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for University, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<2>
Population
DirectionDistance<3>
 Tuscaloosa99,543   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
 Northport25,045   NW   5 miles [8 km]

Tuscaloosa County ...

University is located in Tuscaloosa County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Tuscaloosa County.

Population Rings for University ...

To help identify the number of people who live in University and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on University. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<4> We don't have the population of University, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]3124,588+9.48%
10 mi   [16 km]5127,215+9.26%
15 mi   [24 km]7131,478+8.94%
20 mi   [32 km]8132,979+8.8%
25 mi   [40 km]12137,817+8.52%
30 mi   [48 km]17147,422+7.76%

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The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)


The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past University and then turned east". While University could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added University as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that University could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

Since confusion between counties is common, we searched and weren't able to find another Alabama community named University.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from University. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- University) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in University. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2021, Longitude: -87.5252     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for University have been estimated.

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<4>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for University.