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|Candidate, Tuscaloosa City Board of Education, District 1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||August 27, 2013|
|Profession||Owner at EK Tax Service|
Young is the owner of EK Tax Service in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Young ran unsuccessfully against incumbent candidate James Minyard on August 27, 2013.
|Tuscaloosa Board of Education District 1, 2013|
|Nonpartisan||James Minyard Incumbent||69.7%||864|
|Source: Fox 6 News These results are unofficial.|
Young received $14,000 in donations from the Educate Tuscaloosa PAC according to finance records filed on August 9, 2013.
About the district
Tuscaloosa lags behind the rest of Alabama based on median household income and persons below the poverty level but outperforms the state average in high school graduation rates. The median household income for Tuscaloosa is $34,359 when compared to $42,934 for the state of Alabama. The percentage of people below poverty level for Tuscaloosa is 29.6% while it is 17.3% for the state of Alabama. 85.3% of persons over the age of 25 have a high school degree, while 81.9% of Alabama residents have a high school degree. The 2010 U.S. Census found that 32.7% of Tuscaloosa residents aged 25 or older have a bachelor's degree, while the same rate is 22% for the state of Alabama.
|2010 Census Data for Tuscaloosa, Alabama|
|Race||Tuscaloosa||State of Alabama|
|Black or African American||41.5%||26.2%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||0.2%||0.6%|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||Z||0.1%|
|Two or more race||1.1%||1.5%|
|Hispanic or Latino||3.0%||3.9%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino||52.6%||67%|
- Tuscaloosa City School District website
- Alabama State Department of Education official website
- City of Tuscaloosa website
State of Alabama
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