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Apartments for Rent in Tuscaloosa, AL
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    1761 Commons N Loop, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
    6 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,079
    • $1,231
    • $1,312
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    2201 48Th Street East, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
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    • $745
    • $835
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    2300 5Th Avenue East, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
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    • 1 BED
    • $665
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    2700 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
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    • $1,530
    • $2,155
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    5501 Old Montgomery Hwy, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
    30 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,076+
    • $1,439+
    • $1,469+
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    2220 11Th St., Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
    4 Units available
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    • 2 BEDS
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    • $1,530
    • $2,055
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    900 Hargrove Road, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $805
    • $889
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    201 Marina Drive, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $935
    • $1,155+
    • $1,325+
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    1800 Links Blvd #7501, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $750
    • $890
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    5050 Cypress Creek Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
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    • 1 BED
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    • $774
    • $929
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    1925 8Th Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $769
    • $854
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    5001 Cypress Creek Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
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    • 1 BED
    • 2+ BEDS
    • $714
    • $834
    • $909
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    1800 Links Blvd #6700, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $750
    • $890
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    5100 Old Birmingham Highway, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
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    • $805+
    • $985+
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    1805 8Th Ave, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $839
    • $1,049
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    2330 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
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    1108 14Th. Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
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    • 2 BEDS
    • $790
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    145 CASTLEBAR CIRCLE, TUSCALOOSA, AL 35405
    1 Unit available
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,645
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    1196 14Th Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
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    • 3 BEDS
    • $2,385
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    6010 Garden Oaks Dr, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
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    • 4 BEDS
    • $1,695
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    1440 22Nd Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
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    • 2 BEDS
    • $844
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    3217 Green Grove Dr NE, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
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    • 4 BEDS
    • $1,250
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    200 Castlebar Circle, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
    1 Unit available
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,595
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    815 Garden Pkwy, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
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    • 1 BED
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    • 3 BEDS
    • $671
    • $809
    • $928
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    690 BROOKSDALE DR, TUSCALOOSA, AL 35401
    1 Unit available
    • 4 BEDS
    • $1,780
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Frequently Asked Questions

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

Prices and availability in Tuscaloosa, AL were last updated on 28 May 2022.

What are the best apartments in Tuscaloosa, AL?

The best apartments in Tuscaloosa, AL are: Stone Creek, Bent Tree Apartment Homes, French Quarter Apartments, The Links at Tuscaloosa and The Reserve at North River Apartments.

What is the average rent in Tuscaloosa, AL?

The average rent in Tuscaloosa, AL is $1,172. 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 $714 and $2,155. 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 $665 and $2,420. 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 $790 and $3,140. 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 $714 and $3,547. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Tuscaloosa, AL.

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.

Tuscaloosa, AL Demographics

  • Total Population100,633
  • Female 48,571
    Male 52,062
  • Median Age29.5

Tuscaloosa, AL has a population of 100,633 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 52,062 of Tuscaloosa’s residents are women and 48,571 are men. The median age of those who live in Tuscaloosa, AL is 29.5.

Average Rent in Tuscaloosa, AL

  • Tuscaloosa, AL Average Rental Price, April 2022 $1,172 /mo

The average monthly rent of apartments in Tuscaloosa, AL is $1,172.

Tuscaloosa, AL Apartment Rent Ranges

About 44% of apartment rents in Tuscaloosa, AL range between $701-$1,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,001-$1,500 represent 24% of apartments. Around 11% of Tuscaloosa’s apartments are in the $501-$700 price range. 1% of apartments are priced between < $500.

Tuscaloosa, AL Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Nov / 2021 Apr / 2022
Tuscaloosa, AL $1,065 $1,112 $1,121 $1,125 $1,126 $1,128 $1,135 $1,142 $1,144 $1,172
National $1,367 $1,399 $1,407 $1,409 $1,399 $1,403 $1,412 $1,495 $1,591 $1,628

Compared to the national average rent of $1,628, the average rent in Tuscaloosa, AL is $1,172.

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.

Tuscaloosa, AL Households

  • Total Number of Households36,749
  • Family 19,819
    Non-family 16,930
  • Children 9,243
    No Children 27,506
  • Average People Per Household2.49
  • Median Household Income$44,507
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$919

According to U.S. Census data, there are 36,749 households in Tuscaloosa, AL. 19,819 are family households and 16,930 are non-family households. There are 9,243 households with children in Tuscaloosa and 27,506 households without children. On average, about 2.49 people live in a household in Tuscaloosa, AL. The median income of a Tuscaloosa household living in Tuscaloosa is $44,507 per year. The median housing costs per month are $919.

Tuscaloosa, AL Education Statistics

The level of education of the population of Tuscaloosa, AL is as follows: 2% have no high school education, 36% completed some high school, 21% partially completed college, 7% have an Associate Degree, 20% have a Bachelor Degree, and 14% have a Graduate Degree.

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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