Our Promise: Tuscaloosa County, Alabama is strong, smart, affordable and well-connected.
Alabama ranked No. 7 nationwide in Site Selection magazine’s 2020 ranking of best states for business.
Strong Existing Industries
Tuscaloosa County, Alabama is home to world-class brands and ranks high for overall industry diversity, with employment distributed evenly across 12 key industry clusters.
The presence of three institutions of higher learning – The University of Alabama, Stillman College, and Shelton State Community College – plus access to excellent workforce training resources make tapping our talent a wise move.
Our overall cost of living is 12.1% lower than the U.S. average, which combined with a business-friendly tax structure and numerous taxes and incentives, spells opportunity for cost savings and profitability.
The ease of doing business in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama is hard to beat thanks to our robust transportation network with access to interstates, well-equipped airports, rail systems, waterways, and port connectivity.