Pima County, Arizona (AZ)

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County population in 2012: 992,394 (92% urban, 8% rural); it was 843,746 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 174,056
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 74,914
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 213,620
Renter-occupied apartments: 139,690 (it was 118,730 in 2000)
% of renters here:

36%
State:

34%

Land area: 9186 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 108 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Pima County: 89.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (24.7%), Educational, health and social services (18.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 52%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Pima County, Arizona:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (55.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (34.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (3.2%)
  • Asian alone (2.5%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
Median resident age:  37.0 years
Arizona median age:  35.0 years
Males: 481,437  (42.1%)
Females: 498,826  (57.9%)

Pima County,AZ real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Pima County:

2.0 people
Arizona:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,824 ($36,758 in 1999)

This county:

$43824
Arizona:

$48510

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $682 (lower quartile is $517, upper quartile is $914)
This county:

$682
State:

$746


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $155,300 (it was $102,600 in 2000)
Pima:

$155,300
Arizona:

$166,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $91,800 - $245,600

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $226,026
Here:

$226,026
State:

$244,313

Townhouses or other attached units: $145,007
Here:

$145,007
State:

$166,848

In 2-unit structures: $119,253
Here:

$119,253
State:

$127,695

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $88,615
Here:

$88,615
State:

$113,718

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $101,379
Here:

$101,379
State:

$138,510

Mobile homes: $50,740
Here:

$50,740
State:

$63,477

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $22,221
Here:

$22,221
State:

$32,935
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,248
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $366

Institutionalized population: 12,178

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Health of residents in Pima County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
78.0% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
48.9% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
80.6% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
70.4% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 192 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 160 pounds. This is more than average.
26.8% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 9604 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2005: 11166 buildings, average cost: $175,900
  • 2006: 8132 buildings, average cost: $180,600
  • 2007: 4698 buildings, average cost: $186,500
  • 2008: 2743 buildings, average cost: $208,100
  • 2009: 1934 buildings, average cost: $202,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,702 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,488 (1.1%)

Pima County household income distribution in 2009 Pima County home values distribution Pima County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.5%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.8% for Black residents, 25.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.9% for American Indian residents, 19.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 29.5% for other race residents, 21.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.5%
Pima County:

19.5%
Arizona:

18.6%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.8% for Black residents, 25.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.9% for American Indian residents, 34.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 29.5% for other race residents, 21.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 38 years old
(Males: 36 years old, Females: 39 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49 years old, Black residents: 34 years old, American Indian residents: 27 years old, Asian residents: 33 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27 years old, Other race residents: 28 years old)

Area name: Tucson, AZ MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Pima County is $571 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $746 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1076 a month.

Cities in this county include: Tucson, Casas Adobes, Catalina Foothills, Arivaca, Oro Valley, Drexel Heights, Green Valley, Tanque Verde, Flowing Wells, Marana.

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

2005 air pollution in Pima County:

Carbon Monoxide: 2 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.015 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.091 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.079 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 39 µg/m3. Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 88 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 6.3 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 14 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Below U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.001 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.003 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Below U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Pima County: Tucson Compressor Station (A), Tatnick (B), Manuels Well (C), Bibyak (D), Picacho (E), Kots Kug (F), Garcia Ranch (G), Adobe Windmill (H), Agua Blanco Ranch (I), Cumahauti (J), Punta del Agua (K), Aguila Corral (L), Palo Alto Ranch (M), Andrada Ranch (N), Palo Verde Camp (O), Bar L Y Ranch (P), Middle Bear Canyon Picnic Area (Q), Brush Corrals (R), Campos Ranch (S), U-Diamond Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pima County include: Old Spanish Trail Church (A), Lord of Grace Lutheran Church (B), Desert Ashram (C), Community of Hope Church (D), Gu Achi Childrens Shrine (E), Saint Agatha Mission (F), Saint Francis Mission (G), Saint Theresa Mission (H), San Xavier del Bac Mission (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: White Cross Cemetery (1), Continental Cemetery (2), Gunsight Cemetery (3), Silver Bell Cemetery (4), Twin Buttes Cemetery (5), Helvetia Cemetery (6), Vail Childrens' Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Chagit Vo (A), Menagers Lake (B), Aguirre Lake (C), Mormon Lake (D), Steer Pasture Tank (E), State Tank (F), Split Tank (G), Diablo Tank (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Silver Bell Wash (A), Sil Nakya Wash (B), Sikul Himatk Wash (C), Sikort Chuapo Wash (D), Gunsight Wash (E), Gu Vo Wash (F), Shaffer Wash (G), Fortynine Wash (H), Sells Wash (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Pima County include: La Sevilla Picnic Area (1), Cam-Boh Picnic Area (2), Vopolo Havoka (3), Sykes Knob Picnic Area (4), Rotary Park (5), Juan Santa Cruz Picnic Area (6), Sus Picnic Area (7), Tucson Mountain Wildlife Area (8), Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Cochise County , Graham County , Maricopa County , Pinal County , Santa Cruz County , Yuma County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.9%
Arizona:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 69,727
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 100,050 (40% naturalized citizens)

Pima County:

11.9%
Whole state:

12.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 22,614
  • 1990 to 1994: 16,233
  • 1985 to 1989: 15,742
  • 1980 to 1984: 10,221
  • 1975 to 1979: 7,563
  • 1970 to 1974: 6,500
  • 1970 to 1974: 5,407
  • 1965 to 1969: 15,770

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 97.3%

Pima County marital status for males Pima County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Pima County with a mortgage: 123,469 (14,313 second mortgage, 13,622 home equity loan, 566 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 45,828

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

74.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pima County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic203,77050
Evangelical Protestant98,278362
Other45,011128
Mainline Protestant37,03777
Black Protestant4,19014
Orthodox2,2605
None589,717-
Pima County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 122
Pima County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Pima County:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 615
This county:

6.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Pima County:

7.8%
Arizona:

8.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Pima County:

21.2%
State:

22.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.2%
State:

14.2%

Agriculture in Pima County:

Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $133,229
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1754.85
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 44.72%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 18.22%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $123,422
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 100.00%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $56,938
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 80.66%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
All wheat for grain: 6464 harvested acres
Vegetables: 343 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Pima County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Arizona state average. It is 65002441.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 fatalities and 53 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/23/1974, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 40 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pima County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arizona state average. It is 327% 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 344.2 miles away from Pima County 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 277.7 miles away from the county center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 275.0 miles away from the county 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 348.6 miles away from the county 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 269.1 miles away from Pima County 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 284.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Pima County (12) is near the US average (12).
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).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (62%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • United Kingdom (3%)
  • Vietnam (2%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (2%)
  • Philippines (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Pima County (%):

  • German (13%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • United States or American (5%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • Polish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)

Pima County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 272,699 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 54,262 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 8,843 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 90 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 106 (0%)
  • Railroad: 20 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 43 (0%)
  • Taxi: 233 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 1,537 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 5,268 (1%)
  • Walked: 9,548 (3%)
  • Other means: 3,135 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 13,477 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Pima County, Arizona in 2000:

  • 6,863 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 4,683 people in state prisons
  • 3,682 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 1,735 people in nursing homes
  • 1,353 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 829 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 735 people in other group homes
  • 653 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 464 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 153 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 145 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 108 people in religious group quarters
  • 88 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 85 people in institutions for the deaf
  • 84 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 75 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 60 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 53 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 40 people in halfway houses
  • 37 people in institutions for the blind
  • 36 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 26 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 24 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 21 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 12 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 11 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 3 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

People in group quarters in Pima County, Arizona in 2010:

  • 6,768 people in college/university student housing
  • 4,908 people in state prisons
  • 2,976 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,734 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 1,601 people in federal prisons
  • 1,449 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 1,344 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 658 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 614 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 567 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 561 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 394 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 174 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 109 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 89 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 78 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 66 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 49 people in in-patient hospice facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,271.

4.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,647 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.74%
Arizona average:

5.73%


0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,289 average AGI)
Pima County:

0.13%
Arizona average:

0.07%

1.32% relocated from other counties in Arizona ($9,711 average AGI)
3.29% relocated from other states ($33,647 average AGI)
Pima County:

3.29%
Arizona average:

3.94%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.54% ($34,939 average AGI)
from Cochise County, AZ  0.22% ($34,200)
from Pinal County, AZ  0.17% ($37,347)
from Santa Cruz County, AZ  0.13% ($34,930)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.11% ($42,500)
from San Diego County, CA  0.10% ($41,651)
from Clark County, NV  0.07% ($49,250)


4.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,410 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
Arizona average:

5.60%


0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,122 average AGI)
Pima County:

0.14%
Arizona average:

0.09%

1.37% relocated to other counties in Arizona ($10,265 average AGI)
3.36% relocated to other states ($31,022 average AGI)
Pima County:

3.36%
Arizona average:

3.79%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.71% ($38,204 average AGI)
to Pinal County, AZ  0.17% ($42,220)
to Cochise County, AZ  0.16% ($30,798)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.12% ($39,754)
to San Diego County, CA  0.11% ($43,974)
to Clark County, NV  0.09% ($39,617)
to Santa Cruz County, AZ  0.09% ($33,555)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.3
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 12.9

Births per 1000 population in Pima County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 8.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Pima County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2012: 6.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Pima County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 134,558 (115,794 aged, 18,764 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 87.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 61.1
  • Cut/Pierce - 9.1
  • Suffocation - 3.3
  • Other - 14.2

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 159.9. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 94.2
  • Suffocation - 29.1
  • Poisoning - 28.7
  • Other - 7.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 956,124

Size of family households: 110,107 2-persons, 51,495 3-persons, 42,577 4-persons, 22,524 5-persons, 9,780 6-persons, 6,684 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 113,561 1-person, 25,707 2-persons, 3,937 3-persons, 1,610 4-persons, 416 5-persons, 134 6-persons, 128 7-or-more-persons.

127,168 married couples with children.
55,310 single-parent households (13,106 men, 42,204 women).

72.5% of residents of Pima County speak English at home.
22.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other language at home (64% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $8,993,779,000 ($9915 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,918,639,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $2,475,337,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $1,022,407,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $20,809,000
Federal grants: $1,342,629,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,309,678,000 ($3,155,962,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $822,918,000 ($429,617,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $42,756,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $888,154,000
Federal Government insurance: $729,641,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 65,914
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 39,488
Here:

43 per 1000 residents
State:

37 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +18,186
Here:

+20 per 1000 residents
State:

+28 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +37,845
Here:

+41 per 1000 residents
State:

+69 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Pima County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 169.81 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.5
State:

3.7

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 5,759
  • 2000 to 2004: 82,321
  • 1990 to 1999: 83,353
  • 1980 to 1989: 75,977
  • 1970 to 1979: 91,242
  • 1960 to 1969: 41,744
  • 1950 to 1959: 41,130
  • 1940 to 1949: 13,345
  • 1939 or earlier: 12,116
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pima County, Arizona
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 1,017
  • 2 rooms: 4,459
  • 3 rooms: 12,325
  • 4 rooms: 27,283
  • 5 rooms: 54,095
  • 6 rooms: 50,883
  • 7 rooms: 33,263
  • 8 rooms: 19,046
  • 9+ rooms: 11,249
  • 1 room: 10,195
  • 2 rooms: 19,318
  • 3 rooms: 29,042
  • 4 rooms: 29,536
  • 5 rooms: 18,026
  • 6 rooms: 7,963
  • 7 rooms: 2,854
  • 8 rooms: 1,176
  • 9+ rooms: 620
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pima County, Arizona
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 1,722
  • 1 bedroom: 11,828
  • 2 bedrooms: 58,198
  • 3 bedrooms: 97,754
  • 4 bedrooms: 38,700
  • 5+ bedrooms: 5,418
  • no bedroom: 11,898
  • 1 bedroom: 44,074
  • 2 bedrooms: 41,477
  • 3 bedrooms: 16,884
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,969
  • 5+ bedrooms: 428
Cars and other vehicles available in Pima County, Arizona in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 9,006
  • 1 vehicle: 70,620
  • 2 vehicles: 93,597
  • 3 vehicles: 29,948
  • 4 vehicles: 7,727
  • 5+ vehicles: 2,722
  • no vehicle: 20,932
  • 1 vehicle: 62,665
  • 2 vehicles: 28,400
  • 3 vehicles: 5,286
  • 4 vehicles: 969
  • 5+ vehicles: 478

48% of Pima County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 23% lived in Arizona.

Pima County:

47.7%
State average:

46.0%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $104,300


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pima County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (69.9%)
  • Electricity (24.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.7%)
  • Wood (0.9%)
  • Electricity (55.9%)
  • Utility gas (40.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 7,717
Here:

8.0%
Arizona:

6.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3,736
Here:

8.2%
Arizona:

6.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4,734
Here:

8.2%
Arizona:

13.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Pima County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $32,838,000
    General Public Buildings: $24,863,000
    Sewerage: $11,017,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,083,000
    General - Other: $6,263,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,481,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $281,359,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $131,966,000
    Corrections - Other: $99,814,000
    Police Protection: $96,687,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $79,356,000
    Sewerage: $75,835,000
    General - Other: $65,941,000
    Regular Highways: $45,828,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $27,072,000
    Health - Other: $23,955,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $23,135,000
    Parks and Recreation: $18,245,000
    Housing and Community Development: $14,295,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,822,000
    Financial Administration: $6,791,000
    General Public Buildings: $6,566,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,829,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,205,000
    Libraries: $1,367,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,194,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,093,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $12,096,000
    Health - Other: $427,000
    Central Staff Services: $150,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $10,185,000
    General - Other: $6,372,000
    Regular Highways: $3,432,000
    Sewerage: $3,393,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $3,159,000
    General Public Building: $2,035,000
    Health - Other: $958,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $516,000
    Financial Administration: $130,000
    Housing and Community Development: $104,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $82,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $61,000
    Libraries: $46,000
    Solid Waste Management: $36,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $366,607,000

Pima County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Sewerage: $103,955,000
    Housing and Community Development: $18,551,000
    Hospital Public: $15,487,000
    All Other: $14,352,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,531,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,032,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $23,079,000
    Health and Hospitals: $10,044,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,378,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,890,000
    Public Welfare: $12,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,495,000
    Highways: $2,421,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,508,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $15,310,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $13,249,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $6,063,000
    Rents: $3,173,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $777,000
    Sale of Property: $376,000
    Special Assessments: $149,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $236,781,000
    General Local Government Support: $103,824,000
    Highways: $90,287,000
    All Other: $49,527,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,605,000
    Education: $1,122,000
  • Tax - Property: $321,475,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $17,004,000
    NEC: $6,346,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,803,000
    Other License: $1,260,000

Pima County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $548,460,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $493,006,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $284,888,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $269,377,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,540,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $21,433,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,922,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,086,000

Pima County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $100,596,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $209,363,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $269,377,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Pima County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Pima County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 196 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5,740$161,9944,496$194,41919,429$195,595596$122,63623$1,968,9572,792$174,447775$102,800
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED273$165,319394$194,0841,803$194,44589$122,7751$450,000238$170,962160$89,794
APPLICATIONS DENIED890$145,902918$156,4836,975$194,187629$66,34511$616,636970$163,462637$79,427
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN557$157,966575$187,4504,391$192,322187$121,0752$3,268,000537$161,974189$99,709
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS173$151,694114$245,4651,000$206,00467$119,3882$417,500119$227,52152$107,577
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 171 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED483$217,573256$217,95336$186,2220$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED192$223,641122$224,09033$179,7274$88,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED74$218,29781$237,7048$226,7500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN28$215,53618$304,5003$180,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS24$188,41712$202,5836$213,0000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Pima County, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4,50974.4 years
William3,82974.5 years
Mary3,74079.1 years
Robert3,67672.1 years
James3,12271.9 years
Charles2,35975.2 years
George2,10976.2 years
Helen1,93280.7 years
Joseph1,86275.1 years
Margaret1,69279.8 years
Most common last names in Pima County, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1,49475.8 years
Johnson1,05475.3 years
Brown80375.2 years
Miller80175.8 years
Jones67875.8 years
Williams66975.2 years
Anderson65975.9 years
Davis64475.7 years
Wilson56676.5 years
Lopez56071.6 years
Businesses in Pima County, AZ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven17Journeys2
99 Cents Only Stores5Justice2
ALDO2KFC12
AT&T11Kincaid5
Abercrombie & Fitch1Kmart1
Abercrombie Kids1Kohl's3
Ace Hardware26Kroger21
Aeropostale3LA Fitness7
Albertsons7La Quinta3
American Eagle Outfitters2La-Z-Boy3
Ann Taylor3Lane Bryant3
Apple Store1Lane Furniture7
Applebee's4LensCrafters3
Arby's13Levi Strauss & Co.1
Ashley Furniture1Little Caesars Pizza15
Audi1Loews1
AutoZone16Lowe's4
Avenue1Macy's2
BMW1Marriott11
Bally Total Fitness2Marshalls2
Banana Republic2MasterBrand Cabinets18
Barnes & Noble2Mazda2
Baskin-Robbins10McDonald's41
Bath & Body Works4Men's Wearhouse3
Bebe1Motel 63
Bed Bath & Beyond4Motherhood Maternity5
Best Western4New Balance28
Big O Tires8New York & Co2
Blockbuster21Nike40
Brooks Brothers2Nissan2
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Office Depot5
Budget Car Rental4OfficeMax8
Buffalo Wild Wings2Old Navy3
Burger King23Olive Garden4
CVS18On The Border1
Cache2Outback2
CarMax1Outback Steakhouse2
Carl\s Jr.14Pac Sun2
Casual Male XL2Panda Express14
Catherines1Papa John's Pizza10
Charlotte Russe2Payless14
Chevrolet2Penske9
Chick-Fil-A4PetSmart6
Chico's2Pier 1 Imports4
Chipotle7Pizza Hut17
Chuck E. Cheese's1Plato's Closet1
Church's Chicken8Popeyes2
Cinnabon 2Pottery Barn1
Circle K73Quality3
Clarion2Quiznos9
Clarks1RadioShack14
Cold Stone Creamery7Ramada2
Coldwater Creek2Red Lobster4
Comfort Inn3Red Robin1
Comfort Suites3Red Roof Inn2
Costco2Rodeway Inn1
Cracker Barrel1Ruby Tuesday1
Crate & Barrel1Rue211
Cricket Wireless40Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Crossland Economy Studios1SAS Shoes2
Curves9SONIC Drive-In10
Dairy Queen17Safeway16
Days Inn4Sam's Club1
Decora Cabinetry1Sears8
Dennys10Sephora2
Discount Tire11Sheraton1
Domino's Pizza14Skechers USA2
DressBarn2Soma Intimates1
Dressbarn3Spencer Gifts2
Dunkin Donuts4Sprint Nextel10
Econo Lodge2Staples2
Eddie Bauer2Starbucks58
El Pollo Loco1Studio 61
Ethan Allen1Subaru1
Express2Subway49
Extended Stay America1Super 82
Famous Footwear6T-Mobile32
Fashion Bug1T.G.I. Driday's1
FedEx107T.J.Maxx2
Finish Line2Taco Bell17
Firestone Complete Auto Care6Talbots2
Foot Locker3Target8
Ford3The Cheesecake Factory1
Forever 212The Limited1
Fredericks Of Hollywood1The Room Place2
GNC10Torrid1
GameStop14Toyota2
Gap2Toys"R"Us5
Goodwill8Trader Joe's4
Gymboree3Travelodge2
H&M1True Value5
H&R Block38U-Haul35
Haworth1UPS93
Hilton8Urban Outfitters1
Holiday Inn8Vans10
Hollister Co.2Verizon Wireless15
Home Depot6Victoria's Secret3
Honda2Village Inn4
Hot Topic2Volkswagen2
Howard Johnson1Vons20
IHOP5Waffle House4
InTown Suites1Walgreens43
J. Jill2Walmart12
J.Crew1Wendy's15
JCPenney4Westin1
Jack In The Box22Wet Seal2
Jamba Juice7Whole Foods Market2
JoS. A. Bank1YMCA5
Johnny Rockets1Z Gallerie1
Jones New York12

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