Tarrant is a city in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States, southeast of Fultondale. At the 2010 census the population was 6,397. It is home to the ABC Coke plant owned by the Drummond Company, "the largest single producer of foundry coke in the U.S.".
Tarrant is located at 33°35′15″N 86°45′58″W (33.587546, -86.766219).
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.4 square miles (17 km2), of which 6.4 square miles (17 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (0.63%) is water.
At the 2000 census, there were 7,022 people, 2,896 households, and 1,922 families living in the city. The population density was 1,104.7 people per square mile (426.3/km²). There were 3,277 housing units at an average density of 515.5 per square mile (198.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 79.14% White, 18.73% Black or African American, 0.37% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.84% from other races, and 0.77% from two or more races. 1.71% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
Of the 2,896 households 28.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.5% were married couples living together, 17.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.6% were non-families. 29.7% of households were one person and 15.2% were one person aged 65 or older.