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Tuskegee is a city in Macon County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Indian tribe.
The latitude of Tuskegee is 32.423N. The longitude is -85.691W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 463 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,662.
The black pilots of the 99th Fighter Squad of World War II, better known as the Tuskegee Airmen, began their training here.
In 1932, the U.S. Public Health Service and the Tuskegee Institute enrolled 400 poor black men in a project to study "bad blood." The men actually had syphilis, but they were never told of their conditions, nor were they provided treatment. President Bill Clinton apologized for the so-called "Tuskegee Experiment" in 1997.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Tuskegee demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Macon County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 36088 ZIP code.
0% of Tuskegee residents report German ancestry, and 0% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tuskegee ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tuskegee was $12,340, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Tuskegee residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Tuskegee, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $252. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $651.
Libraries in Tuskegee include Macon County-Tuskegee Public Library ... View libraries
TV stations in Tuskegee include WBMM.
Macon County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Tuskegee political report.
The average commute time for Tuskegee workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Tuskegee between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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