East Tuscaloosa county includes part of the city of Tuscaloosa, Vance, and Cottondale. The area is a popular choice for first time home buyers, Mercedes-Benz plant employees and their families, and Birmingham commuters. East Tuscaloosa is home to The Tuscaloosa Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center, American Christian Academy, and the newly built Alberta’s Innovation & Discovery Center and Alberta School of Performing Arts
The average price for east Tuscaloosa homes sold in 2018 was $147,628. The average price per square foot for the area was $84.04, making it possible for buyers to get more house for their money than in other areas of town.