Tuskegee, AL

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Population

8,852

2.19% decline

Median Age

25.3


Median Household Income

$27,314

0.676% decline

Poverty Rate

28.2%


Number of Employees

3,304

4.18% decline

Median Property Value

$74,400

3.75% decline

About

In 2017, Tuskegee, AL had a population of 8.85k people with a median age of 25.3 and a median household income of $27,314. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Tuskegee, AL declined from 9,050 to 8,852, a -2.19% decrease and its median household income declined from $27,500 to $27,314, a -0.676% decrease.

The population of Tuskegee, AL is 95.4% Black or African American Alone, 2.03% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.3% White Alone. N/A% of the people in Tuskegee, AL speak a non-English language, and 99.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Tuskegee, AL are Tuskegee University (647 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Tuskegee, AL is $74,400, and the homeownership rate is 43.9%. Most people in Tuskegee, AL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Tuskegee, AL is 1 car per household.

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Economy

The economy of Tuskegee, AL employs 3.3k people. The largest industries in Tuskegee, AL are Educational Services (974 people), Retail Trade (429 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (424 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($62,273), Public Administration ($37,819), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($35,625).

Median household income in Tuskegee, AL is $27,314. Males in Tuskegee, AL have an average income that is 1.44 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,615. The income inequality in Tuskegee, AL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$27,314

2017 value

± $3,112

-0.676%

1 Year Growth

± 15.7%

Households in Tuskegee, AL have a median annual income of $27,314, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $27,500 in 2016, which represents a -0.676% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$58,549

Average Male Salary

± $1,465

$40,615

Average Female Salary

± $997

In 2017, full-time male employees in Alabama made 1.44 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $58,018 ± $10,489

  2. White

    $47,885 ± $1,063

  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

    $45,909 ± $38,465

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Alabama workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.21 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Tuskegee, AL is from Alabama.

0.46

2017 Wage GINI

0.458

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Alabama was 0.46 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.343% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Alabama was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Alabama in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Alabama across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 2315

  2. Census Tract 2316.03

  3. Census Tract 2321

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Tuskegee, AL was Census Tract 2315 with a value of $36,358, followed by Census Tract 2316.03 and Census Tract 2321, with respective values of $36,354 and $31,400.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

28.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Tuskegee, AL (1.86k out of 6.59k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females < 5 and then Males 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Black

    1,796 ± 234

  2. White

    43 ± 82

  3. Hispanic

    19 ± 86

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Tuskegee, AL is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

3.3k

2017 Value

± 321

-4.18%

1 Year decline

± 14%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Tuskegee, AL declined at a rate of -4.18%, from 3.45k employees to 3.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Tuskegee, AL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (471 people), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (312 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (278 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Tuskegee, AL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Tuskegee, AL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (471 people), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (312 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (278 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Tuskegee, AL has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (4.28 times higher than expected), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.31 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.91 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Tuskegee, AL, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($71,458), Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($60,650), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($45,313).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.3k

2017 Value

± 321

-4.18%

1 Year decline

± 14%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Tuskegee, AL declined at a rate of -4.18%, from 3.45k employees to 3.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Tuskegee, AL, are Educational Services (974 people), Retail Trade (429 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (424 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Tuskegee, AL, though some of these residents may live in Tuskegee, AL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Tuskegee, AL, by number of employees, are Educational Services (974 people), Retail Trade (429 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (424 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Tuskegee, AL has an unusually high number of Educational Services (3.18 times higher than expected), Accommodation & Food Services (1.42 times), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (1.18 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Tuskegee, AL, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($62,273), Public Administration ($37,819), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($35,625).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Alabama to other states, or from other states to Alabama.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $40.7B

  2. $28B

  3. $21.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Alabama product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $40.7B, followed by Mixed freight ($28B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($21.5B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Alabama products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$243B

2015 Value

$367B

Projected 2045 Value

50.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Alabama trade was $243B. This is expected to increase 50.7% to $367B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Alabama trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Alabama to other states, or from other states to Alabama.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $25.3B

  2. $16.7B

  3. $14.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Alabama domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $25.3B, followed by Florida with $16.7B and Tennessee and $14.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Alabama shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

90.2% of the population of Tuskegee, AL has health coverage, with 41.8% on employee plans, 23.6% on Medicaid, 6.96% on Medicare, 16.7% on non-group plans, and 1.12% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Tuskegee, AL was $7,281 in 2014. This is a 4.07% increase from the previous year ($6,996).

Primary care physicians in Tuskegee, AL see 1535 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.1% decrease from the previous year (1552 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2139 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1185 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Greene County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (21.1%). Additionally, Macon County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (47.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,535 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Alabama see an average of 1,535 patients per year. This represents a 1.1% decrease from the previous year (1,552 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,281

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,641

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,042

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,267

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Alabama (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.07%, from $6,996 to $7,281.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

9.76%

Uninsured

41.8%

Employer Coverage

23.6%

Medicaid

6.96%

Medicare

16.7%

Non-Group

1.12%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Tuskegee, AL declined by 12.8% from 11.2% to 9.76%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Tuskegee, AL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 21.1% prevalence

  2. 20.9% prevalence

  3. 20.4% prevalence

Greene County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Alabama, at 21.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Alabama by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Tuskegee, AL is home to a population of 8.85k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.04% of Tuskegee, AL residents were born outside of the country (92 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Tuskegee, AL is composed of 8.44k Black or African American Alone residents (95.4%), 180 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.03%), 115 White Alone residents (1.3%), 71 Two or More Races residents (0.802%), 38 Asian Alone residents (0.429%), 7 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0791%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Tuskegee, AL are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

25

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.8

26

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 54.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Tuskegee, AL was 25.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 25, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 26. But people in Tuskegee, AL are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Tuskegee, AL residents was 26.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.04%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

92 people

0.84%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

76 people

As of 2017, 1.04% of Tuskegee, AL residents (92 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Tuskegee, AL was 0.84%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    51,837 ± 5,560 people

  2. Guatemala

    11,080 ± 2,581 people

  3. India

    9,229 ± 2,356 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Alabama was Mexico, the natal country of 51,837 Alabama residents, followed by Guatemala with 11,080 and India with 9,229.

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Citizenship

99.2%

2017 Citizenship

99.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.2% of Tuskegee, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Tuskegee, AL was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Black or African American Alone

    8.44k ± 132

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    180 ± 121

  3. White Alone

    115 ± 50

In 2017, there were 46.9 times more Black or African American Alone residents (8.44k people) in Tuskegee, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 180 Hispanic or Latino and 115 White Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Tuskegee, AL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Tuskegee, AL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Tuskegee, AL was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Tuskegee, AL are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    255 ± 78

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    42 ± 26

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    40 ± 33

Tuskegee, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 6.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Tuskegee, AL awarded 647 degrees. The student population of Tuskegee, AL is skewed towards women, with 1,083 male students and 1,768 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Tuskegee, AL are Black or African American (541 and 83.6%), followed by Unknown (81 and 12.5%), Asian (11 and 1.7%), and White (10 and 1.55%).

The largest universities in Tuskegee, AL by number of degrees awarded are Tuskegee University (647 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Tuskegee, AL are Veterinary Medicine (64 and 9.89%), General Biological Sciences (59 and 9.12%), and General Animal Sciences (51 and 7.88%).

The median tuition costs in Tuskegee, AL are $18,560 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 42 degrees awarded

  2. 52 degrees awarded

  3. 47 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Tuskegee, AL was General Animal Sciences with 42 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Tuskegee, AL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

647 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$18,560

Median Private

In 2016, the Tuskegee, AL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Tuskegee University with 647 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

278

Degrees Awarded to Men

369

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 278 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Tuskegee, AL, which is 0.753 times less than the 369 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    541 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    81 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    11 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Tuskegee, AL were to Black or African American students. These 541 degrees mean that there were 6.68 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 81 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Tuskegee, AL was $74,400 in 2017, which is 0.342 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $77,300 to $74,400, a 3.75% decrease. The homeownership rate in Tuskegee, AL is 43.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Tuskegee, AL have an average commute time of 18.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Tuskegee, AL is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Income

Household Income

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$27,314

Median Household Income

± $3,112

3.08k

Number of Households

± 282

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.08k households in Tuskegee, AL declined from $27,314 from the previous year's value of $27,500.

The following chart displays the households in Tuskegee, AL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$74,400

2017 Median

± $4,788

$77,300

2016 Median

± $4,417

In 2017, the median property value in Tuskegee, AL declined from to $74,400 from the previous year's value of $77,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Tuskegee, AL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Tuskegee, AL the largest share of households have a property value in the $80k - $90k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Tuskegee, AL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Tuskegee, AL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

43.9%

2017 Homeownership

45.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 43.9% of the housing units in Tuskegee, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 45.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Tuskegee, AL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Tuskegee, AL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Tuskegee, AL have 1 car, followed by 2 cars.

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Commute Time

18.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Tuskegee, AL have a shorter commute time (18.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.45% of the workforce in Tuskegee, AL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    72.2%

  2. Walked

    12.4%

  3. Carpooled

    9.61%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Tuskegee, AL was Drove Alone, followed by those who Walked and those who Carpooled.

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