The Tuscaloosa metropolitan area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of three counties in west central Alabama, anchored by the city of Tuscaloosa. As of the 2010 census, the MSA had a population of 219,461 (though the July 1, 2011 Census estimate placed the population at 221,553). 
- 1 Counties
- 2 Communities
- 3 Demographics
- 4 See also
- 5 References
- Tuscaloosa (Principal city)
As of the census  of 2000, there were 192,034 people, 74,863 households, and 48,931 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 63.05% White, 34.61% African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.81% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.52% from other races, and 0.77% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.22% of the population.
The median income for a household in the MSA was $26,687, and the median income for a family was $33,988. Males had a median income of $29,669 versus $20,847 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $15,115.
- "Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2011". 2011 Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. April 1, 2012. Archived from the original ( CSV) on October 20, 2013. Retrieved April 7, 2012. file in Excel format
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.