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Apartments for Rent in Tuscaloosa, AL
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    1900 Rice Mine N Rd., Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
    1 BED $1,185
    2 BEDS $1,325
    3 BEDS $1,455
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    1800 Crabtree Rd., Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
    2 BEDS $1,050+
    3 BEDS $1,200+
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    171 Bradford Cir, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
    3 BEDS $1,700
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    2230 Maxie Thomas Way, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
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    2201 48Th Street East, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
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    5050 Cypress Creek Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
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    2+ BEDS $984
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    4830 Longview Rd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
    4 BEDS $1,525
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    1805 8Th Ave, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
    1 BED $939
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    2300 5Th Avenue East, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
    1 BED $715
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    1925 8Th Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
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    2 BEDS $914
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    1800 Links Blvd #6700, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
    1 BED $800
    2 BEDS $940
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    3008 Green Grove Ln NE, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
    3 BEDS $1,550
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    1800 Links Blvd #7501, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
    1 BED $800
    2 BEDS $940
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    6802 Old Greensboro Rd., Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
    1 BED $895
    2 BEDS $1,029+
    3 BEDS $1,132
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    5100 Old Birmingham Highway, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
    Studio $750
    1 BED $865+
    2+ BEDS $1,050+
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    2700 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
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    8816 Old Greensboro Rd., Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
    1 BED $1,180+
    2 BEDS $1,270+
    3+ BEDS $1,450+
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    1250 Manora Estates Ln, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
    3 BEDS $1,650
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    900 Hargrove Road, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
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    5501 Old Montgomery Hwy, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
    1 BED $769+
    2 BEDS $1,049+
    3 BEDS $1,518+
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    3201 Hargrove Rd E, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
    1 BED $1,244+
    2 BEDS $1,312+
    3 BEDS $1,423+
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    2330 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
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    1 BED $1,255+
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    5001 Cypress Creek Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
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    1 BED $834
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    12 Fairway Dr, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
    3 BEDS $1,599
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    201 Marina Drive, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
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    2 BEDS $1,245
    3 BEDS $1,704
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Average rent in Tuscaloosa, AL

$1,319/mo Tuscaloosa, AL average rental price, November 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Tuscaloosa, AL is $1,319.

Tuscaloosa, AL apartment rent ranges

About 36% of apartment rents in Tuscaloosa, AL range between $701-$1,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,001-$1,500 represent 31% of apartments. Around 5% of Tuscaloosa’s apartments are in the $501-$700 price range. 1% of apartments are priced < $500.

Tuscaloosa, AL rent trends

Getting around in Tuscaloosa, AL

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Walk Score®: 10, Bike Score®: 8

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Tuscaloosa, AL last updated?

Prices and availability in Tuscaloosa, AL were last updated on 22 Feb 2024.

What are the best apartments in Tuscaloosa, AL?

The best apartments in Tuscaloosa, AL are: High River, The Glens, 171 Bradford Cir, The Balcony Apartments and Aspen Village Apartment Homes.

What is the average rent in Tuscaloosa, AL?

The average rent in Tuscaloosa, AL is $1,319. Start your search for apartments in Tuscaloosa, AL now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL?

The price range for a studio apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL is between $750 and $1,390. View all studio apartments in Tuscaloosa, AL.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL is between $715 and $2,824. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Tuscaloosa, AL now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL is between $834 and $3,237. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL is between $834 and $4,090. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Tuscaloosa, AL.

What type of rental buildings are in Tuscaloosa, AL?

In Tuscaloosa 53% of the housing is rented out compared to 47% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 11% of Tuscaloosa’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 62% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 25% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Tuscaloosa, AL?

The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Tuscaloosa are about 27 years old, on average. Of these, 52% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 3 stories. About 93% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 13% are mid-rises, and 0.6% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Tuscaloosa, AL?

Rental apartments in Tuscaloosa come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 3% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 24% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 45% of all rentals in Tuscaloosa. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

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Living in Tuscaloosa, AL

Tuscaloosa is a small city in the west of Alabama, recognized for its southern hospitality, great healthcare, low costs of living, and high quality of life. As home to the University of Alabama — the largest college in the state — education and sports are stapled into the local culture. The humid subtropical Tuscaloosa climate is great for people who enjoy long, hot summers but don’t mind humidity, thunderstorms and the occasional tornado or hurricane warnings. In the summer, temperatures range between 72°F and 93°F, while winters come with minimal snow and temperatures between 36°F and 57°F. Boasting a variety of sports fields, recreational facilities and outdoor activities like camping, hiking and kayaking, Tuscaloosa is a great renting spot for active people.

Renting in Tuscaloosa, AL

Downtown Tuscaloosa has a mix of residential and commercial buildings with good walkability and proximity to everyday amenities. Although they are situated in the city’s core, land use controls ensure the historical profile and greenery are preserved. Neighborhoods around the University of Alabama are also abundant in rental apartment communities. They often have outdoor sports fields and fitness centers — reflecting the renters’ penchant for physical activities —and are situated near transportation hubs and entertainment options. For a more suburban feel, rental properties areas north of the Black Warrior River such as Northport are quiet and more family-oriented. Renters who are on a budget can find more affordable rental options in Cottondale, Woodstock or Coaling. Utilities are not usually included in the rent price, but they are lower compared to other similar cities. Renters aren’t required to get renters insurance, but some landlords may include this in the lease agreements.

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Shopping in Tuscaloosa, AL

Tuscaloosa is home to University Mall, the largest mall in western Alabama, and several smaller shopping centers like Midtown Village, Shoppes at Legacy Park and McFarland Plaza. Notable brands include JC Penney, Belk and Lululemon, as well as Best Buy and Lowes. For grocery shopping, renters head to Walmart, Target, ALDI, Publix Super Market, Piggly Wiggly and Winn Dixie. Several local stores and markets sell craft goods, and there is also a Farmers’ Market for fresh local produce. The Shirt Shop is one of the most popular local names, selling brand apparel like Vineyard Vines, Elan, Fish Hippie, and Peter Millar and its staple Elephant Wear clothing line worn on game days. Alabama has a 10% grocery tax. Still, considering Tuscaloosa’s lower cost of living, this is not a significant financial burden for renters in Tuscaloosa.

Transportation in Tuscaloosa, AL

Tuscaloosa is connected to other cities via air, rail, road and water. It lies at the intersection of three federal highways (11, 43 and 82), four state highways (69, 215, 171 and 216) and interstates 20, 59 and 359. Except for the UA campus and a few other areas, Tuscaloosa is not very walkable or bike-friendly. Most renters use their cars as the primary means of transportation, so parking can become challenging. The Tuscaloosa Transit Authority (TTA) is the city’s public transit system that operates a network of seven fixed bus routes, all starting and ending at the Intermodal Facility at 601 23rd Ave. The TTA operates trolleys between the student entertainment districts and The Strip and also provides game-day shuttle buses. For air travel, the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is one-hour drive away.

The closest major airport is Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, located 63 miles away, while the nearby Tuscaloosa Regional Airport offers private and commercial flights. If you need ridesharing services in Tuscaloosa, you can schedule an Uber or Lyft through their app or website.

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