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Population (year 2000): 7,856. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,170 (+4.0% change)
Males: 3,578 (45.5%), Females: 4,278 (54.5%)

Colbert County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 41.8 years
Median household income: $27,793 (year 2000)
Median house value: $68,900 (year 2000)

Tuscumbia, AL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Tuscumbia:

  • White Non-Hispanic (75.3%)
  • Black (22.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (16.0%), Irish (8.7%), German (6.0%), English (4.5%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%), Scottish (1.5%).Alabama

Elevation: 470 feet

Land area: 7.3 square miles

Tuscumbia,

For population 25 years and over in Tuscumbia

  • High school or higher: 70.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tuscumbia city

  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 53.3%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 14.3%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -904 (-10.3%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: AL (50.5 miles Decatur, pop. 53,929).

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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (491.7 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: AL (2.1 miles Sheffield, Shoals, AL (3.9 miles Muscle AL Florence, (6.8 miles AL (9.8 miles Underwood-Petersville, AL (9.9 miles Littleville, Florian, AL (11.2 miles St. AL (12.0 miles Leighton, AL (15.0 miles Killen,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 16 buildings, average cost: $78,200
  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $74,900
  • 1998: 23 buildings, average cost: $59,000
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2004: 35 buildings, average cost: $100,400

Latitude: 34.73 N, Longitude: 87.70 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 256

Tuscumbia, Alabama business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (20.5%), Educational,health and social services (17.4%), Retail trade (12.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -148 (-1.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 613 (19.8%)

Crime in Tuscumbia by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 0 2 3
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 25.5 38.2
Robberies 2 3 1 2
    per 100,000 25.5 38.2 12.7 25.5
Assaults 10 1 8 1
    per 100,000 127.3 12.7 101.8 12.7
Burglaries 59 53 69 49
    per 100,000 751.0 674.6 878.3 623.7
Thefts 483 306 252 290
    per 100,000 6148.2 3895.1 3207.7 3691.4
Auto thefts 11 6 17 3
    per 100,000 140.0 76.4 216.4 38.2
342.8 223.1 241.5 219.8

Average climate in Tuscumbia, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Tuscumbia,

Tuscumbia-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 144% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.7 miles away from the Tuscumbia city center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.

On 4/16/1998, a category 5 tornado 40.2 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 36 people and caused $13 million in damages.

Birthplace of: Helen Keller - (1880-1968), Blind-deaf writer.


Hospitals/medical centers near Tuscumbia:
  • HELEN KELLER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; SHEFFIELD, AL)
  • SHOALS HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL)
  • ELIZA COFFEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; FLORENCE, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Tuscumbia, AL

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Tuscumbia:
  • NORTHWEST ALABAMA RGNL (about 8 miles; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; ID: MSL)
  • HUNTSVILLE INTL-CARL T JONES FIELD (about 66 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; ID: HSV)
  • TUPELO RGNL (about 81 miles; TUPELO, MS; ID: TUP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Tuscumbia:
  • RUSSELLVILLE MUNI (about 21 miles; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; ID: M22)
  • LAWRENCE COUNTY (about 27 miles; COURTLAND, AL; ID: 9A4)
  • IUKA (about 32 miles; IUKA, MS; ID: 15M)

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 8 $14,063 $21,094 0 $0
Other Government Administration 1 $2,630 $31,560 6 $2,351
Judicial and Legal 1 $2,500 $30,000 2 $2,285
Local Libraries 2 $3,976 $23,856 2 $558
Police Protection - Officers 19 $38,915 $24,577 0 $0
Welfare 0 $0   1 $777
Police - Other 5 $8,298 $19,915 0 $0
Firefighters 13 $27,655 $25,527 0 $0
Streets and Highways 14 $26,017 $22,300 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 3 $5,860 $23,440 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 10 $17,739 $21,286 7 $1,654
Financial Administration 2 $4,691 $28,146 0 $0
Totals for Government 78 $152,345 $23,437 18 $7,625
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tuscumbia:
  • NORTHWEST SHOALS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MUSCLE SHOALS (about 6 miles; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,669)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH ALABAMA (about 10 miles; FLORENCE, AL; FT enrollment: 4,770)
  • JOHN C CALHOUN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 51 miles; DECATUR, AL; FT enrollment: 4,547)
  • ITAWAMBA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 57 miles; FULTON, MS; FT enrollment: 2,673)
  • NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 58 miles; BOONEVILLE, MS; FT enrollment: 2,628)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN HUNTSVILLE (about 74 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; FT enrollment: 4,795)
  • COLUMBIA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 77 miles; COLUMBIA, TN; FT enrollment: 2,784)
Public high schools in Tuscumbia:
  • COLBERT HEIGHTS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 504; Location: 6828 WOODMONT DR; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • DESHLER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 451; Location: 200 N COMMONS EAST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • DESHLER AREA VOCATIONAL CENTER (Location: 200 N COMMONS EAST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Tuscumbia:
  • COLBERT HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 432; Location: 1551 SUNSET DR; Grades: KG - 06)
  • NORTHSIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 341; Location: 598 N HIGH ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • RE THOMPSON INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 314; Location: 829 FRANKFORT RD; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • SOUTHSIDE PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 294; Location: 601 JOE WHEELER HWY; Grades: KG - 02)
  • NEW BETHEL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 206; Location: 900 NEW BETHEL SCHOOL RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • T V Y S D F (Location: 2216 MISSOURI ST; Grades: 05 - 12)
Private primary/middle school in Tuscumbia:
  • COVENANT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 262; Location: 1900 COVENANT AVE; Grades: KG - 10)
Library in Tuscumbia:
  • HELEN KELLER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $106,809; Location: 511 N. MAIN STREET; 23,031 books; 836 audio materials; 1,120 video materials; 35 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Tuscumbia: Spring Creek Golf Course (A), Tennessee Valley Country Club and Golf Course (B), Helen Keller Home (C).

Churches in Tuscumbia include: West Side Baptist Church (A), Valdosta Church of Christ (B), Valdosta Baptist Church (C), Calvary Baptist Church (D), Church of Christ (E), Church of God (F), Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church (G), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (H).

Cemetery: Oakwood Cemetery (1).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Throckmorton Branch (A).

Parks in Tuscumbia include: Avalon Park (1), The Commons (2), Spring Park (3), Colbert County Courthouse Square Historic District (4), Buffington Field (5), Tuscumbia Historic District (6).


Tuscumbia compared to Alabama state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Tuscumbia:
  • WVNA (1590 AM; 5 kW; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLAY (1450 AM; 1 kW; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZZA (1410 AM; 1 kW; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: MUSCLE SHOALS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCF (1240 AM; 1 kW; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BENNY CARLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBTG (1290 AM; 1 kW; SHEFFIELD, AL)
  • WSBM (1340 AM; 1 kW; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER B/CING. CORP.)
  • WZNN (620 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, AL; Owner: MANUEL HUERTA)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGOL (920 AM; 1 kW; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: MCCURRY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Tuscumbia:
  • WLAY-FM (100.3 FM; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQLT-FM (107.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFIX (91.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRI-STATE INSPIRATIONAL B/C CORP.)
  • WXFL (96.1 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVNA-FM (105.5 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBTG-FM (106.3 FM; SHEFFIELD, AL; Owner: SLATTON & ASSOCS. BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WMXV (103.5 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W254AA (98.7 FM; COLBERT HEIGHTS, AL; Owner: WILLIAM P. ROGERS)
  • W274AA (102.7 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: WILLIAM P. ROGERS)
  • WQPR (88.7 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: THE BD OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF ALABAMA)
  • W280DA (103.9 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAKD (89.9 FM; SHEFFIELD, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • W258AE (99.5 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W202BY (88.3 FM; KILLEN, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WYTK (93.9 FM; ROGERSVILLE, AL; Owner: SHOALS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMSR-FM (94.9 FM; COLLINWOOD, TN; Owner: OHIO BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)
  • WJOR-FM (101.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W232AH (94.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: SLATTON & ASSOCIATES B/CSTERS INC.)
  • W225AB (92.9 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM P. ROGERS)
  • W276AM (103.1 FM; FLORENCE, ETC., AL; Owner: J AND J BROADCASTING)
TV broadcast stations around Tuscumbia:
  • W57BV (Channel 57; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WHDF (Channel 15; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WBCF-LP (Channel 3; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BENNY CARLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXFL-LP (Channel 5; FLORENCE, ETC., AL; Owner: BENNY CARLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYLE (Channel 26; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ETC COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WFIQ (Channel 36; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • W46CF (Channel 46; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W59CF (Channel 59; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)

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