Tuscumbia is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 8,474 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Tuscumbia is the 76th largest community in Alabama.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Tuscumbia is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tuscumbia is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tuscumbia who work in office and administrative support (14.93%), management occupations (11.20%), and healthcare (9.61%).
Being a small city, Tuscumbia does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Tuscumbia are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.11% of adults in Tuscumbia having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Tuscumbia in 2010 was $22,706, which is upper middle income relative to Alabama, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,824 for a family of four. However, Tuscumbia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Tuscumbia is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Tuscumbia home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tuscumbia residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Tuscumbia include English, German, Scots-Irish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Tuscumbia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.