South Tucson, Arizona

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Population in 2017: 5,643 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.8%
 
Males: 2,785  (49.4%)
Females: 2,858  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

38.5 years
Arizona median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 85713.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $20,407 (it was $14,587 in 2000)
South Tucson:

$20,407
AZ:

$56,581

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $12,919 (it was $8,920 in 2000)

South Tucson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $83,687 (it was $47,100 in 2000)
South Tucson:

$83,687
AZ:

$223,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $224,762; detached houses: $253,507; townhouses or other attached units: $163,725; in 2-unit structures: $167,886; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $119,237; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $88,749; mobile homes: $74,877; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $24,120

Median gross rent in 2017: $603.

March 2019 cost of living index in South Tucson: 89.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 48.9%
(66.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.3% for Black residents, 47.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.0% for American Indian residents, 39.9% for other race residents, 56.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in South Tucson, AZ (2017)
    • 4,72782.4%Hispanic
    • 5279.2%White alone
    • 3696.4%American Indian alone
    • 1763.1%Black alone
    • 921.6%Two or more races
    • 140.2%Asian alone

Races in South Tucson detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in South Tucson, Arizona as of January 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in South Tucson is 1,425 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in South Tucson by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(17.4)
1
(17.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.8)
2
(32.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(52.3)
0
(0.0)
5
(87.8)
4
(70.1)
3
(52.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(69.5)
3
(51.9)
3
(53.8)
4
(71.4)
8
(131.8)
4
(68.3)
4
(69.8)
5
(86.9)
16
(281.0)
7
(122.7)
5
(87.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
52
(903.9)
55
(952.4)
88
(1,577)
80
(1,427)
83
(1,367)
51
(871.1)
55
(959.5)
40
(694.8)
40
(702.5)
40
(700.9)
26
(452.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
100
(1,738)
97
(1,680)
95
(1,703)
126
(2,248)
85
(1,400)
94
(1,605)
87
(1,518)
114
(1,980)
89
(1,563)
88
(1,542)
65
(1,131)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
112
(1,947)
134
(2,320)
145
(2,599)
116
(2,069)
116
(1,911)
83
(1,418)
101
(1,762)
140
(2,432)
104
(1,826)
101
(1,770)
46
(800.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
630
(10,951)
733
(12,693)
705
(12,637)
665
(11,862)
736
(12,123)
725
(12,383)
801
(13,974)
829
(14,400)
714
(12,540)
907
(15,893)
837
(14,559)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
83
(1,443)
93
(1,610)
89
(1,595)
73
(1,302)
69
(1,137)
46
(785.7)
24
(418.7)
34
(590.6)
31
(544.4)
17
(297.9)
22
(382.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
12
(208.6)
3
(51.9)
1
(17.9)
1
(17.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.1)
2
(34.9)
2
(34.7)
1
(17.6)
3
(52.6)
2
(34.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)1398.91496.81671.81693.91571.11294.41467.71467.41596.81540.41204.7

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City-data.com crime index in South Tucson, AZ

Crime rate in South Tucson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 20 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.37
Arizona average:

1.77
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South Tucson, AZ City Guides:

Ancestries: German (1.0%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Incorporated in 1940

Land area: 1.01 square miles.

Population density: 5,598 people per square mile   (average).

South Tucson, Arizona map

1,473 residents are foreign born (25.4% Latin America).

This city:

25.7%
Arizona:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $919 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $908 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tucson, AZ (3.2 miles , pop. 486,699).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (112.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Tucson, AZ (1.8 miles ),
Drexel-Alvernon, AZ (2.3 miles ),
Drexel Heights, AZ (2.4 miles ),
Littletown, AZ (2.6 miles ),
Flowing Wells, AZ (2.6 miles ),
Tucson Estates, AZ (2.9 miles ),
Catalina Foothills, AZ (2.9 miles ),
Valencia West, AZ (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 32.20 N, Longitude: 110.97 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +120 (+2.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 209 (11.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 520

Distribution of median household income in South Tucson, AZ in 2017
Distribution of house value in South Tucson, AZ in 2017

Property values in South Tucson, AZ

South Tucson satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
Arizona:

4.6%
Historical population in South Tucson, AZ
Historical housing units in South Tucson, AZ

Population change in the 1990s: +298 (+5.7%).
Most common industries in South Tucson, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (10.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (14.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.9%)
  • Health care (3.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.7%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Social assistance (8.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.7%)
Most common occupations in South Tucson, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (6.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.1%)
  • Child care workers (5.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.6%)

Average climate in South Tucson, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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South Tucson, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 86.9. This is about average.

City:

86.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.184. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.184
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.30. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.30
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.127. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.127
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 27.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.53. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.53
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

South Tucson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arizona state average. It is 321% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 350.1 miles away from South Tucson center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 284.1 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 281.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 354.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 275.7 miles away from South Tucson center
On 1/4/2006 at 08:32:32, a magnitude 6.7 (6.1 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.6 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 287.2 miles away from South Tucson center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pima County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Fires: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
South Tucson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near South Tucson:

  • SOUTH TUCSON DIALYSIS (FMC) (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; TUCSON, AZ)
  • SU CASA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; TUCSON, AZ)
  • RELIABLE NURSES, LLC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; TUCSON, AZ)
  • TUCSON SOUTH DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; TUCSON, AZ)
  • ARIZONA STATE VETERAN HOME-TUCSON (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; TUCSON, AZ)
  • DESERT DIALYSIS CENTER SOUTH TUCSON (DCI) (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; TUCSON, AZ)
  • SUNLIFE HOME HEALTH, LLC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; TUCSON, AZ)

Amtrak station near South Tucson:

  • 2 miles: TUCSON (400 E. TOOLE ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Tucson:

  • University of Arizona (about 3 miles; Tucson, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 36,324)
  • Pima Medical Institute-Tucson (about 5 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • Pima Community College (about 6 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 18,794)
  • Central Arizona College (about 67 miles; Coolidge, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • Eastern Arizona College (about 84 miles; Thatcher, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,810)
  • Arizona State University-Polytechnic (about 88 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,311)
  • Chandler-Gilbert Community College (about 90 miles; Chandler, AZ; FT enrollment: 8,047)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in South Tucson: South Tucson Fire Department (A), Pima County Public Library Sam Lena South Tucson Branch (B), South Tucson Police Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Soleng Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in South Tucson include: Centro Cristiano Nueva Creacion Asamblea de Dios (A), Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha Parish (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Pima County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.9 people
Arizona:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.4%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.7%
Whole state:

7.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in South Tucson in 2010:

  • 153 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 84 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 55 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in South Tucson in 2000:

  • 84 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 54 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 31 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in South Tucson (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: South Tucson Branch at 1818 South 6th Avenue, branch established on 1952/11/17. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

For population 15 years and over in South Tucson:

Marital status in South Tucson, AZ
  • Never married: 40.3%
  • Now married: 32.8%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 17.0%

For population 25 years and over in South Tucson:

  • High school or higher: 56.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Unemployed: 17.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.9
Arizona average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - South Tucson
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for South Tucson, AZ (based on Pima County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic203,77050
Evangelical Protestant98,278362
Other45,011128
Mainline Protestant37,03777
Black Protestant4,19014
Orthodox2,2605
None589,717-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 122
Pima County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
Here:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 52
This county:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 226
This county:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 615
Pima County:

6.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.8%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Pima County:

21.2%
Arizona:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pima County:

15.2%
Arizona:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.7%
Arizona:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.4%
Arizona:

46.1%

Average BMI:
South Tucson:

28.6
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
South Tucson:

24.3%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.0%
Arizona:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.0%
Arizona:

33.3%

General health condition:
Here:

51.3%
Arizona:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.9%
Arizona:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of South Tucson, AZ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 34$173,736$61,3192$1,294
Other Government Administration 21$52,919$30,2392$2,700
Streets and Highways 18$57,900$38,6005$4,959
Firefighters 16$81,613$61,21017$15,147
Fire - Other 13$35,893$33,1323$1,525
Housing and Community Development (Local) 12$37,858$37,8580$0
Judicial and Legal 8$23,218$34,8272$1,139
Financial Administration 4$23,060$69,1802$2,700
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 126$486,197$46,30433$29,464

South Tucson government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,419,000 ($428.67)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,033,000 ($360.27)
    Central Staff Services: $1,311,000 ($232.32)
    Regular Highways: $1,109,000 ($196.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $902,000 ($159.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $684,000 ($121.21)
    Financial Administration: $328,000 ($58.13)
    General - Other: $277,000 ($49.09)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $214,000 ($37.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $213,000 ($37.75)
    General Public Buildings: $65,000 ($11.52)
    Health - Other: $15,000 ($2.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $497,000 ($88.07)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $300,000 ($53.16)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,260,000 ($932.13)

South Tucson government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $252,000 ($44.66)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $277,000 ($49.09)
    Rents: $146,000 ($25.87)
    Donations From Private Sources: $82,000 ($14.53)
    Fines and Forfeits: $46,000 ($8.15)
    Interest Earnings: $23,000 ($4.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,499,000 ($620.06)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,162,000 ($205.92)
  • Tax - Property: $2,262,000 ($400.85)
    Other License: $262,000 ($46.43)

South Tucson government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,860,000 ($1215.67)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,860,000 ($1215.67)

South Tucson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $720,000 ($127.59)

5.10% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,749 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
Arizona average:

6.11%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,247 average AGI)
Pima County:

0.12%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.58% ($47,813 average AGI)
from Cochise County, AZ  0.20% ($45,155)
from Pinal County, AZ  0.15% ($46,716)


4.85% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,582 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.85%
Arizona average:

5.15%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,299 average AGI)
Pima County:

0.13%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.83% ($47,643 average AGI)
to Pinal County, AZ  0.18% ($46,528)
to Cochise County, AZ  0.13% ($35,622)
Businesses in South Tucson, AZ
NameCountNameCount
Circle K1Little Caesars Pizza1
Discount Tire1McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in South Tucson:

  • KXEW (1600 AM; 1 kW; SOUTH TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CAM BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KTKT (990 AM; 10 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA LOTUS CORP.)
  • KTZR (1450 AM; 1 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNST (790 AM; 5 kW; TUCSON, AZ)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KGMS (940 AM; 1 kW; TUCSON, AZ)
  • KEVT (1030 AM; 10 kW; CORTARO, AZ; Owner: ONE MART CORP.)
  • KQTL (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAHUARITA, AZ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF TUCSON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFFN (1490 AM; 1 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KJLL (1330 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH TUCSON, AZ; Owner: HUDSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KCUB (1290 AM; 1 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTUC (1400 AM; 1 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Tucson:

  • KXCI (91.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FOUNDATION FOR CREATIVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLPX (96.1 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA LOTUS CORPORATION)
  • KIIM-FM (99.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOYT (92.9 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHYT (107.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRQQ (93.7 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMXZ-FM (94.9 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KZLZ-FM2 (105.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K263AA (100.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K255AC (98.9 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMMUN. COLLEGE DIST)
  • KUAT-FM (90.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • K292CM (106.3 FM; SUMMERHAVEN, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA LOTUS CORPORATION)
  • KZLZ-FM1 (105.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KWFM-FM (97.1 FM; GREEN VALLEY, AZ; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCDX (103.1 FM; FLORENCE, AZ; Owner: DESERT WEST AIR RANCHERS CORPORATION)
  • K261CK (100.1 FM; SAN XAVIER, AZ; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KGMG (106.3 FM; ORACLE, AZ; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KZPT (104.1 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KUAZ-FM (89.1 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KXKQ (94.1 FM; SAFFORD, AZ; Owner: MCMURRAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around South Tucson:

  • K02BW (Channel 2; CASAS ADOBES, AZ; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K16EO (Channel 16; ORO VALLEY/TUCSON, AZ; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KHRR (Channel 40; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: NBC TELEMUNDO PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KUAS-TV (Channel 27; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS FOR BENEFIT OF UNIV OF AZ.)
  • K54FW (Channel 54; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF ARIZONA, INC)
  • KTTU-TV (Channel 18; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: KTTU-TV, INC.)
  • K64BV (Channel 64; CASAS ADOBES, AZ; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTLL-LP (Channel 65; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: LA LUZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K48GX (Channel 48; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: KTVW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KUVE-CA (Channel 38; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: KTVW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • K07DA (Channel 7; CASAS ADOBES, AZ; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
South Tucson fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of South Tucson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 200ft / 61.1mTotal length
  • 150,547Total average daily traffic
  • 11,317Total average daily truck traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in South Tucson, AZ
  • 66.3%Utility gas
  • 29.0%Electricity
  • 4.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in South Tucson, AZ
  • 57.2%Electricity
  • 42.0%Utility gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used


South Tucson compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

South Tucson on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest city-data.com crime index, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of robberies per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 5,000+"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse (population 1,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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