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Population (year 2000): 11,846. Estimated population in July 2005: 11,590 (-2.2% change)
Males: 5,290 (44.7%), Females: 6,556 (55.3%)

Macon County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 26.4 years
Median household income: $18,889 (year 2000)
Median house value: $63,300 (year 2000)

Tuskegee, AL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Tuskegee:

  • Black (95.5%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: Subsaharan African (2.5%).Alabama

Elevation: 461 feet

Land area: 15.5 square miles

Tuskegee,

For population 25 years and over in Tuskegee

  • High school or higher: 75.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.7%
  • Unemployed: 16.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tuskegee city

  • Never married: 47.1%
  • Now married: 30.8%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

2.4% Foreign born (1.1% Asia, 0.8% Africa, 0.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -660 (-5.3%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: AL Montgomery, (39.6 miles pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (664.7 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Franklin, AL (6.8 miles) , AL (9.3 miles Notasulga, Loachapoka, AL (14.2 miles) , AL (14.8 miles Tallassee, AL (16.4 miles Shorter, AL Auburn, (19.3 miles Springs, AL (20.2 miles Union Waverly, AL (22.9 miles) .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 32 buildings, average cost: $34,100
  • 1997: 74 buildings, average cost: $41,900
  • 1998: 72 buildings, average cost: $41,900
  • 1999: 77 buildings, average cost: $41,900
  • 2000: 70 buildings, average cost: $41,900
  • 2001: 73 buildings, average cost: $41,900
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $65,800
  • 2003: 16 buildings, average cost: $60,700
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $68,100

Latitude: 32.43 N, Longitude: 85.71 W

Area code: 334

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (47.9%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +873 (+7.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,177 (62.6%)

Crime in Tuskegee by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2004
Murders 0 1 2 2
    per 100,000 0.0 8.4 16.9 16.9
Rapes 7 4 3 6
    per 100,000 59.1 33.8 25.3 50.7
Robberies 7 9 22 11
    per 100,000 59.1 76.0 185.7 92.9
Assaults 33 21 26 19
    per 100,000 278.6 177.3 219.5 160.4
Burglaries 227 210 266 234
    per 100,000 1916.3 1772.8 2245.5 1975.4
Thefts 417 456 490 295
    per 100,000 3520.2 3849.4 4136.4 2490.3
Auto thefts 42 22 40 13
    per 100,000 354.6 185.7 337.7 109.7
400.4 373.1 476.3 343.7

Average climate in Tuskegee, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Tuskegee-area historical tornado activity is below Alabama state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1969, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.9 miles away from the Tuskegee city center killed 2 people and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/18/1953, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.5 miles away from the city center killed 8 people and injured 495 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Rosa Parks - (born 1913), civil rights activist, Lionel Richie - (born 1949), musician, Chukie Nwokorie - 2005 NFL player (Denver Broncos, born: Jul 10, 1975), Frank Walker - 2005 NFL player (New York Giants, born: Aug 6, 1980), Willie Whitehead - 2005 NFL player (New Orleans Saints, born: Jan 26, 1973).


Hospitals/medical centers near Tuskegee:
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL INC (about 17 miles; TALLASSEE, AL)
  • BULLOCK COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; UNION SPRINGS, AL)
  • LAKEMARTIN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; DADEVILLE, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Tuskegee, AL

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Tuskegee:
  • MONTGOMERY RGNL (DANNELLY FIELD) (about 48 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; ID: MGM)
  • LAWSON AAF (FORT BENNING) (about 51 miles; FORT BENNING(COLUMBUS), GA; ID: LSF)
  • COLUMBUS METROPOLITAN (about 54 miles; COLUMBUS, GA; ID: CSG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Tuskegee:
  • MOTON FIELD MUNI (about 4 miles; TUSKEGEE, AL; ID: 06A)
  • REEVES (about 13 miles; TALLASSEE, AL; ID: 41A)
  • FRANKLIN FIELD (about 20 miles; UNION SPRINGS, AL; ID: 07A)

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Health 3 $3,945 $15,780 0 $0
Firefighters 14 $43,662 $37,424 0 $0
Sewerage 25 $45,075 $21,636 0 $0
Police - Other 11 $15,024 $16,389 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 25 $71,092 $34,124 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $2,223 $26,676 0 $0
Other Government Administration 7 $13,158 $22,556 5 $3,038
Financial Administration 7 $17,220 $29,520 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $1,614 $19,368 0 $0
Streets and Highways 3 $5,004 $20,016 0 $0
Welfare 6 $7,632 $15,264 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 94 $128,188 $16,364 0 $0
Totals for Government 197 $353,837 $21,553 5 $3,038
Colleges/Universities in Tuskegee:
  • TUSKEGEE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 2,732; Location: Kresge Center, 3rd Floor; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.tusk.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • SOUTHERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 38; Location: 205 S MAIN ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.haygood.com/scc.htm)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Tuskegee:
  • AUBURN UNIVERSITY MAIN CAMPUS (about 20 miles; AUBURN UNIVERSITY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 19,703)
  • AUBURN UNIVERSITY-MONTGOMERY (about 38 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; FT enrollment: 3,677)
  • FAULKNER UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; FT enrollment: 2,283)
  • ALABAMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; FT enrollment: 4,359)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF THE AIR FORCE (about 45 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; FT enrollment: 126,963)
  • TROY STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 46 miles; TROY, AL; FT enrollment: 9,143)
  • SOUTHERN UNION STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 50 miles; WADLEY, AL; FT enrollment: 2,925)
Public high school in Tuskegee:
  • BOOKER T WASHINGTON HIGH (Students: 976; Location: 3803 M L K HIGHWAY; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Tuskegee:
  • TUSKEGEE PUBLIC SCHOOL (Students: 580; Location: 101 E PRICE ST; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • WASHINGTON PUBLIC SCHOOL (Students: 401; Location: 204 CEDAR ST; Grades: 01 - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Tuskegee:
  • ST JOSEPH CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 127; Location: 2009 OLD MONTGOMERY ROAD; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Tuskegee:
  • MACON COUNTY-TUSKEGEE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $243,645; Location: 302 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 35,484 books; 29 audio materials; 458 video materials; 33 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Tuskegee: Tuskegee Industrial Park (A), Frissell Library (B), Carver Museum (C), Macon County Courthouse (D).

Churches in Tuskegee include: Westminster Church (A), Washington African Methodist Episcopal Chapel (B), Bowen United Methodist Church (C), Tuskegee Baptist Church (D), Simmons Temple (E), Daniels Chapel (F), Saint Mark Church (G), Saint Josephs Catholic Church (H).

Cemeteries: Ashdale Cemetery (1), Tuskegee Cemetery (2), Greenwood Cemetery (3).

Reservoir: City Lake (A).

Creek: Bulger Creek (A).

Parks in Tuskegee include: Green Fork Park (1), North Main Street Historic District (2), Main Street Historic District (3), Abbott Park (4), Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site (5).

Post office: (A).  


Tuskegee compared to Alabama state average:
  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Tuskegee:
  • WBIL (580 AM; 1 kW; TUSKEGEE, AL; Owner: ALL CHANNEL TV SERVICES, INC.)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTLM (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WACV (1170 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WTLS (1300 AM; 1 kW; TALLASSEE, AL; Owner: MICHAEL BUTLER BROADCASTING. LLC)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WACQ (1130 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CARRVILLE, AL; Owner: PROGRESSIVE UNITED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDAK (540 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Strongest FM radio stations in Tuskegee:
  • WTGZ (95.9 FM; TUSKEGEE, AL; Owner: NEW WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQNR (99.9 FM; TALLASSEE, AL; Owner: TIGER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLWI-FM (92.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSTH-FM (106.1 FM; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQLD (104.3 FM; LUVERNE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZHT (105.7 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAM-FM (98.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: DEEP SOUTH BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHHY-FM (101.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMXA (96.7 FM; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WKKR (97.7 FM; AUBURN, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WMXS (103.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W212AP (90.3 FM; NOTASULGA, ETC., AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WTSU (89.9 FM; MONTGOMERY-TROY, AL; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WZLM (97.3 FM; DADEVILLE, AL; Owner: GREAT SOUTH RFDC, LLC)
  • WEGL (91.1 FM; AUBURN, AL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES AUBURN UNIVERSITY)
TV broadcast stations around Tuskegee:
  • WNCF (Channel 32; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 32 MONTGOMERY LLC)
  • WRJM-TV (Channel 67; TROY, AL; Owner: JOSIE PARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSWS-TV (Channel 66; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF OPELIKA)
  • WSFA (Channel 12; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WCOV-TV (Channel 20; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: WOODS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WMCF-TV (Channel 45; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W18CD (Channel 18; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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