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Tarrant is a city in Jefferson County, in the Birmingham-Hoover metro area.
The community was named for Felix Isham Tarrant, president of the National Cast Iron Pipe Company
The latitude of Tarrant is 33.583N. The longitude is -86.772W.It is in the Central Standard time zone.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,775.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Tarrant demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jefferson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Birmingham-Hoover area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 35217 ZIP code.
7% of Tarrant residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tarrant ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tarrant was $14,149, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Tarrant residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Tarrant, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $348. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $616.
Libraries in Tarrant include Tarrant Public Library ... View libraries
Jefferson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Tarrant political report.
The average commute time for Tarrant workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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