Tuscaloosa Real Estate Market Overview

Could Tuscaloosa, AL be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Tuscaloosa. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Tuscaloosa such as... Northport and Cottondale. When you’re ready, Trulia has 625 resale and new homes in Tuscaloosa lined up for you, including 9 open houses, and 151 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$87,750

Median Sales Price

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$63

Price Per Sqft

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$1,200

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Tuscaloosa show a -48% year-over-year drop in median sales price and a 14% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Tuscaloosa for Dec 16 to Mar 15 was $87,750 based on 138 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Tuscaloosa was $63, a decrease of -39% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Tuscaloosa for Feb 16 to Mar 16 was $1,200.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Tuscaloosa can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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2,354

Counts of Traffic

907

Counts of Theft

246

Counts of Breaking & Entering


Best Schools in Tuscaloosa

There are 29 schools in Tuscaloosa.

Elementary Schools
10

Tuscaloosa Magnet School - Elementary

Public, 1 - 5

9

Rock Quarry Elementary School

Public, K - 5

8

Verner Elementary School

Public, K - 5

Middle Schools
9

Tuscaloosa Magnet School - Middle

Public, 6 - 8

8

Rock Quary Middle School

Public, 6 - 9

5

Hillcrest Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

High Schools
8

Hillcrest High School

Public, 9 - 12

4

Northridge High School

Public, 9 - 12

2

Holt High School

Public, 9 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Tuscaloosa by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
39%
Single residents
Home owners
52%
Home owners
Median age
30
Median age
Household income
$32,656
Median household income
College educated
33%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Tuscaloosa commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
99% commute by car
0% commute by bike
0% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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