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Total population: 527,972 (Urban population: 482,913 (466,753 inside urbanized areas, 16,160 inside urban clusters), Rural population: 3,678 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 233,782 (207,065 occupied: 104,554 owner occupied, 102,511 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

50%
State:

37%

Housing density: 1,201 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $222,134.

Median contract rent in 2016: $453 (lower quartile is $363, upper quartile is $576)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $685


Median gross rent in Tucson, AZ in 2016: $516

Housing units in Tucson with a mortgage: 66,825 (2,222 second mortgage, 4,742 home equity loan, 467 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 37,729

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $62,271

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $39,822

Median monthly housing costs: $816


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Tucson, Arizona Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $144,000 (it was $91,200 in 2000)
Tucson:

$144,000
Arizona:

$205,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $91,800 - $202,000

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $185,133
Here:

$185,133
State:

$286,937

Townhouses or other attached units: $132,095
Here:

$132,095
State:

$205,285

In 2-unit structures: $119,067
Here:

$119,067
State:

$182,416

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $76,769
Here:

$76,769
State:

$159,891

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $89,568
Here:

$89,568
State:

$196,070

Mobile homes: $36,493
Here:

$36,493
State:

$67,190

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $16,823
Here:

$16,823
State:

$37,726
Median year house/condo built: 1975

Median year apartment built: 1979

Household type by relationship:

Households: 530,690
  • In family households: 379,638 (48,253 male householders, 66,621 female householders)
    68,565 spouses, 144,163 children (133,107 natural, 4,390 adopted, 6,666 stepchildren), 15,674 grandchildren, 7,117 brothers or sisters, 8,143 parents, 6,708 other relatives, 14,394 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 124,276 (46,829 male householders (34,722 living alone)), 45,362 female householders (35,793 living alone)), 32,085 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 26,776

Size of family households: 50,182 2-persons, 28,435 3-persons, 19,722 4-persons, 9,070 5-persons, 4,254 6-persons, 3,211 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 70,515 1-person, 15,666 2-persons, 4,112 3-persons, 1,743 4-persons, 155 5-persons.

51,362 married couples with children.
45,324 single-parent households (7,370 men, 37,954 women).

66.5% of residents of Tucson speak English at home.
27.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
2.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other language at home (54% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 83,796 (15.8%)
(40.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.8
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.8
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Tucson, Arizona:

  • 436no bedroom
  • 2,8241 bedroom
  • 21,6962 bedrooms
  • 55,6933 bedrooms
  • 21,0604 bedrooms
  • 2,8455+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Tucson population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tucson, Arizona:

  • 7,488no bedroom
  • 31,5211 bedroom
  • 33,1732 bedrooms
  • 22,6233 bedrooms
  • 6,5514 bedrooms
  • 1,1555+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Tucson population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Tucson in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 4,019no vehicle
  • 37,7841 vehicle
  • 40,8212 vehicles
  • 15,9723 vehicles
  • 4,4724 vehicles
  • 1,4865+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Tucson population

Cars and other vehicles available in Tucson in renter-occupied apartments

  • 20,111no vehicle
  • 49,5161 vehicle
  • 24,9462 vehicles
  • 6,0013 vehicles
  • 1,2884 vehicles
  • 6495+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Tucson population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Tucson, Arizona:

  • 4361 room
  • 7412 rooms
  • 4,8063 rooms
  • 13,6194 rooms
  • 25,1065 rooms
  • 28,8326 rooms
  • 15,4427 rooms
  • 7,9598 rooms
  • 7,6139+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Tucson population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tucson, Arizona:

  • 6,8711 room
  • 9,1292 rooms
  • 26,7083 rooms
  • 24,4864 rooms
  • 17,9065 rooms
  • 9,6426 rooms
  • 3,9537 rooms
  • 2,4698 rooms
  • 1,3479+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Tucson population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Tucson, AZ household income distribution

  • Tucson, AZ household income distribution
  • 22,870Less than $10,000
  • 16,149$10,000 to $14,999
  • 16,947$15,000 to $19,999
  • 13,523$20,000 to $24,999
  • 11,496$25,000 to $29,999
  • 12,191$30,000 to $34,999
  • 10,286$35,000 to $39,999
  • 12,904$40,000 to $44,999
  • 9,569$45,000 to $49,999
  • 17,370$50,000 to $59,999
  • 17,471$60,000 to $74,999
  • 21,865$75,000 to $99,999
  • 10,193$100,000 to $124,999
  • 5,345$125,000 to $149,999
  • 5,757$150,000 to $199,999
  • 3,129$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Tucson, AZ

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Tucson, AZ
  • 5,138Less than $10,000
  • 1,301$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,023$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,329$20,000 to $24,999
  • 562$25,000 to $29,999
  • 603$30,000 to $34,999
  • 284$35,000 to $39,999
  • 2,176$40,000 to $49,999
  • 2,454$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3,100$60,000 to $69,999
  • 3,056$70,000 to $79,999
  • 4,223$80,000 to $89,999
  • 4,893$90,000 to $99,999
  • 13,300$100,000 to $124,999
  • 11,605$125,000 to $149,999
  • 14,357$150,000 to $174,999
  • 8,528$175,000 to $199,999
  • 11,841$200,000 to $249,999
  • 6,286$250,000 to $299,999
  • 4,698$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,378$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,357$500,000 to $749,999
  • 770$750,000 to $999,999
  • 134$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 65$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 93$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Tucson, AZ

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Tucson, AZ
  • 679Less than $100
  • 554$100 to $149
  • 849$150 to $199
  • 1,458$200 to $249
  • 762$250 to $299
  • 1,376$300 to $349
  • 3,059$350 to $399
  • 5,631$400 to $449
  • 7,087$450 to $499
  • 8,623$500 to $549
  • 9,903$550 to $599
  • 8,427$600 to $649
  • 7,108$650 to $699
  • 7,414$700 to $749
  • 4,762$750 to $799
  • 9,588$800 to $899
  • 6,073$900 to $999
  • 9,262$1,000 to $1,249
  • 3,664$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,756$1,500 to $1,999
  • 718$2,000 to $2,499
  • 117$2,500 to $2,999
  • 129$3,500 or more
  • 3,512No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 17,5082010 or later
  • 20,6162000 to 2009
  • 17,2581990 to 1999
  • 18,6101980 to 1989
  • 9,2991970 to 1979
  • 12,143Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Tucson population
Tucson commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 3,857
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 27,635
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 35,302
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 42,957
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 40,796
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 15,613
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 30,583
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 6,506
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 5,618
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 10,591
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 5,879
  • 90 or more minutes: 3,104
Tucson, AZ Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 98.2%
Number of people working at home: 10,341 (4.3% of all workers)

Tucson mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 229,683 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 31,605 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 9,949 (3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 42 (0%)
  • Railroad: 102 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 39 (0%)
  • Taxi: 4,424 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 5,866 (2%)
  • Walked: 6,722 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 10,341 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 15,817
 Irish: 11,121
 American: 9,323
 English: 8,439
 Italian: 7,192
 European: 6,477
 Polish: 2,406
 Scottish: 2,361
 African: 1,809
 Norwegian: 1,633
 French (except Basque): 1,630
 British: 1,559
 Dutch: 1,550
 Russian: 1,528
 Scotch-Irish: 1,434
 Swedish: 1,372
 French Canadian: 1,256
 Iraqi: 914
 Northern European: 785
 Eastern European: 695
 Danish: 676
 Welsh: 674
 Canadian: 555
 Czech: 527
 Greek: 525
 Ethiopian: 499
 Iranian: 421
 Ukrainian: 420
 Scandinavian: 406
 Hungarian: 399
 Arab: 364
 Jamaican: 360
 Nigerian: 336
 Lithuanian: 309
 Armenian: 255
 Austrian: 254
 Romanian: 252
 Portuguese: 245
 Czechoslovakian: 237
 Syrian: 235
 Finnish: 227
 Lebanese: 205
 Somali: 174
 Swiss: 173
 Yugoslavian: 152
 Croatian: 146
 Belgian: 143
 Slovak: 123
 Afghan: 123
 Turkish: 87
 Latvian: 80
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 80
 Israeli: 75
 Kenyan: 74
 Basque: 72
 Slavic: 72
 Serbian: 65
 Palestinian: 64
 South African: 60
 Sudanese: 53
 German Russian: 45
 Slovene: 45
 Icelander: 43
 Australian: 41
 Jordanian: 36
 Bulgarian: 36
 Pennsylvania German: 35
 Cape Verdean: 31
 Belizean: 24
 Zimbabwean: 22
 Brazilian: 21
 Egyptian: 17
 Estonian: 17
 Celtic: 17
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 12
 Luxemburger: 11
 Ghanaian: 10
 Dutch West Indian: 9
 Cajun: 8
 Sierra Leonean: 8
 West Indian: 7
 Albanian: 6
 Liberian: 5
 Barbadian: 3

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

  • 62%Mexico
  • 4%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 2%Philippines
  • 2%Canada
  • 2%Vietnam
  • 1%Germany
  • 1%India

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

  • This state: 232,770
  • Other state: 203,879
  • Northeast: 31,991
  • Midwest: 62,373
  • South: 40,881
  • West: 68,634

74% of Tucson residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 41% lived in Arizona.

Tucson:

74.3%
State average:

81.5%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2,883
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1,085
  • 5th and 6th grade: 2,997
  • 7th and 8th grade: 3,415
  • 9th grade: 3,748
  • 10th grade: 3,649
  • 11th grade: 4,912
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 4,275
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 41,192
  • Less than 1 year of college: 11,214
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 30,300
  • Associate degree: 12,817
  • Bachelor's degree: 24,776
  • Master's degree: 10,313
  • Professional school degree: 2,345
  • Doctorate degree: 2,836

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,903
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1,381
  • 5th and 6th grade: 3,845
  • 7th and 8th grade: 2,917
  • 9th grade: 3,551
  • 10th grade: 3,237
  • 11th grade: 4,134
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 3,204
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 36,664
  • Less than 1 year of college: 12,765
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 33,538
  • Associate degree: 16,901
  • Bachelor's degree: 27,401
  • Master's degree: 14,865
  • Professional school degree: 2,223
  • Doctorate degree: 2,189

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 8.2%Males
  • 5.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 12.6%Males
  • 11.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 14.6%Males
  • 18.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 5.1%Males
  • 1.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 9.5%Males
  • 8.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 11.7%Males
  • 12.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 9.0%Males
  • 12.4%Females
Tucson marital status for males
Tucson marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 125,803
  • One, attached: 19,513
  • Two: 6,334
  • 3 or 4: 8,570
  • 5 to 9: 12,248
  • 10 to 19: 17,426
  • 20 to 49: 13,241
  • 50 or more: 13,187
  • Mobile homes: 17,184
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 276

Median worth of mobile homes: $14,900

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.5%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 0 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Tucson:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Tucson
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (69.9%)
  • Electricity (27.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Solar energy (0.5%)
  • Wood (0.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)
  • Electricity (62.8%)
  • Utility gas (34.6%)
  • No fuel used (1.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)
  • Wood (0.1%)
  • Solar energy (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3,366
Here:

6.8%
Arizona:

7.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2,461
Here:

8.6%
Arizona:

7.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4,054
Here:

7.2%
Arizona:

12.5%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

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)