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South Tucson, AZ (Arizona) Houses and Residents

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

$83,687
Arizona:

$223,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $45,556 - $117,724

South Tucson,AZ index of house prices

Total population: 5,730 (Urban population: 5,490, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 2,433 (2,004 occupied: 636 owner occupied, 1,301 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

67%
State:

35%

Housing density: 2,414 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017 in this county: $251,308.

Median contract rent in 2017: $294 (lower quartile is $257, upper quartile is $368)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $443


Median gross rent in South Tucson, AZ in 2017: $361

Housing units in South Tucson with a mortgage: 278 (0 second mortgage, 12 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 355

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $41,421

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $31,387

Median monthly housing costs: $561


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South Tucson, Arizona Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1955

Median year apartment built: 1963

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,735
  • In family households: 4,556 (356 male householders, 898 female householders)
    579 spouses, 1,791 children (1,720 natural, 0 adopted, 83 stepchildren), 463 grandchildren, 161 brothers or sisters, 71 parents, 98 other relatives, 157 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 858 (431 male householders (384 living alone)), 333 female householders (285 living alone)), 92 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 327

Size of family households: 352 2-persons, 425 3-persons, 244 4-persons, 81 5-persons, 60 6-persons, 77 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 664 1-person, 87 2-persons.

535 married couples with children.
493 single-parent households (10 men, 483 women).

35.2% of residents of South Tucson speak English at home.
62.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (73% speak English very well, 27% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 1,375 (24.0%)
(27.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.2
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

3.6
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in South Tucson, Arizona
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in South Tucson, Arizona
  • 15no bedroom
  • 651 bedroom
  • 1582 bedrooms
  • 3243 bedrooms
  • 654 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in South Tucson, Arizona
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in South Tucson, Arizona
  • 152no bedroom
  • 4901 bedroom
  • 2442 bedrooms
  • 3463 bedrooms
  • 624 bedrooms
  • 125+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in South Tucson in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in South Tucson in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 73no vehicle
  • 2221 vehicle
  • 2172 vehicles
  • 923 vehicles
  • 254 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in South Tucson in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in South Tucson in renter-occupied apartments
  • 573no vehicle
  • 5291 vehicle
  • 1392 vehicles
  • 473 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in South Tucson, Arizona
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in South Tucson, Arizona
  • 151 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 113 rooms
  • 1524 rooms
  • 2035 rooms
  • 1486 rooms
  • 667 rooms
  • 138 rooms
  • 309+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in South Tucson, Arizona
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in South Tucson, Arizona
  • 1451 room
  • 2172 rooms
  • 2653 rooms
  • 2274 rooms
  • 2985 rooms
  • 926 rooms
  • 447 rooms
  • 198 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Year house built
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in South Tucson, AZ
  • South Tucson, AZ household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in South Tucson, AZ in 2017
  • 367Less than $10,000
  • 525$10,000 to $19,999
  • 271$20,000 to $29,999
  • 224$30,000 to $39,999
  • 125$40,000 to $49,999
  • 137$50,000 to $59,999
  • 93$60,000 to $74,999
  • 80$75,000 to $99,999
  • 16$100,000 to $124,999
  • 28$150,000 to $199,999
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in South Tucson, AZ

  • Distribution of house value in South Tucson, AZ in 2017
  • 5$10,000 to $14,999
  • 20$25,000 to $29,999
  • 12$30,000 to $34,999
  • 10$35,000 to $39,999
  • 17$40,000 to $49,999
  • 55$50,000 to $59,999
  • 43$60,000 to $69,999
  • 83$70,000 to $79,999
  • 78$80,000 to $89,999
  • 20$90,000 to $99,999
  • 65$100,000 to $124,999
  • 8$125,000 to $149,999
  • 11$150,000 to $174,999
  • 10$200,000 to $249,999
  • 12$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in South Tucson, AZ

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in South Tucson, AZ in 2017
  • 102Less than $100
  • 18$100 to $149
  • 23$150 to $199
  • 45$200 to $249
  • 50$250 to $299
  • 70$300 to $349
  • 30$350 to $399
  • 203$400 to $449
  • 67$450 to $499
  • 104$500 to $549
  • 47$550 to $599
  • 44$600 to $649
  • 59$650 to $699
  • 59$700 to $749
  • 50$750 to $799
  • 15$800 to $899
  • 30$900 to $999
  • 33$1,250 to $1,499
  • 86No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 98.9%
Number of people working at home: 49 (2.6% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 97
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 159
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 123
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 412
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 204
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 109
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 416
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 40
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 14
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 75
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 127
  • 90 or more minutes: 18
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - South Tucson

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,529 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 287 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 37 (2%)
  • Taxi: 9 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0%)
  • Walked: 74 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 49 (2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 10.1%Males
  • 58.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 31.2%Males
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 4.7%Males
  • 33.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 15.2%Males
  • 10.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 8.8%Males
  • 20.9%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in South Tucson, Arizona
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in South Tucson, Arizona
  • 1562010 or later
  • 2622000 to 2009
  • 3151990 to 1999
  • 4901980 to 1989
  • 2671970 to 1979
  • 348Before 1970
Ancestries in South Tucson, AZ

First ancestries reported:

  • German: 38 (0.9%)
  • American: 21 (0.5%)
  • Italian: 12 (0.3%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 8 (0.2%)
  • English: 7 (0.2%)
  • Irish: 7 (0.2%)
  • Scottish: 4 (0.09%)

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

Mexico
South Tucson:

94.9% (1,398)
Arizona:

100.0% (-1)

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

  • This state: 3,502
  • Other state: 806
  • Northeast: 104
  • Midwest: 93
  • South: 251
  • West: 354

76.7% of South Tucson residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47.1% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72.7% lived in Arizona.


South Tucson:

76.7%
State average:

82.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 41
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 31
  • 5th and 6th grade: 94
  • 7th and 8th grade: 82
  • 9th grade: 83
  • 10th grade: 129
  • 11th grade: 81
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 36
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 564
  • Less than 1 year of college: 207
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 295
  • Associate degree: 120
  • Bachelor's degree: 63
  • Master's degree: 0
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 40
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 12
  • 5th and 6th grade: 139
  • 7th and 8th grade: 152
  • 9th grade: 110
  • 10th grade: 58
  • 11th grade: 180
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 45
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 416
  • Less than 1 year of college: 109
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 171
  • Associate degree: 64
  • Bachelor's degree: 28
  • Master's degree: 23
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0
Educational Attainment for Females
South Tucson marital status for males
South Tucson marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,378
  • One, attached: 217
  • Two: 278
  • 3 or 4: 68
  • 5 to 9: 121
  • 10 to 19: 24
  • 20 to 49: 114
  • 50 or more: 124
  • Mobile homes: 65

Median worth of mobile homes: $25,213

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 4.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 4.0%
Year householders moved into residence in South Tucson
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

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 63
Here:

8.9%
Arizona:

8.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 23
Here:

5.3%
Arizona:

6.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Arizona:

13.0%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability