4 numbers in Tuscaloosa that have changed the most during Nick Saban's tenure

Gabe Hauari
The Tuscaloosa News

The 2021-22 football season will be Nick Saban's 15th in charge of the University of Alabama football program. 

Saban has transformed the Crimson Tide football program. But his impact is felt not only on the field, but also off the field in the community. 

Here are four numbers in Tuscaloosa that have changed the most during the Saban Era. 

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Population

Tuscaloosa population has risen by more than 10,000 people and the overall county's by more than 40,000 since Saban's arrival. 

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Real estate

Median home prices have climbed from $149,000 — the year following Saban's first full season in Tuscaloosa — to more than $241,000 as of July's data from the Alabama Center for Real Estate

Student enrollment

The Nick's Kids Foundation honored Tuscaloosa area teachers during the annual Nick's Kids luncheon at Tuscaloosa River Market Friday Dec. 13, 2019. Nick and Terry Saban and the Nick's Kids Foundation also donated $1.25 million to the City of Tuscaloosa to help fund the Saban Center in the building that currently houses the Tuscaloosa News. [Staff Photo/Gary Cosby Jr.]

Student enrollment at Alabama climbed from 25,580 in 2007, the year Saban was announced as the Crimson Tide's football coach, to more than 38,500 in 10 years. 

Championships

The Alabama football team has won six national titles and seven SEC titles during his tenure in Tuscaloosa. 

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Gabe Hauari is a digital producer for the USA Today Network. You can follow him on Twitter @GabeHauari.