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Total population: 548,555 (Urban population: 544,409 (526,191 inside urbanized areas, 18,218 inside urban clusters), Rural population: 4,146 (all nonfarm))

Tucson,AZ index of house prices


Houses: 209,792 (192,946 occupied: 103,229 owner occupied, 89,717 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

46%
State:

46%

Housing density: 1078 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $188,927.


Median contract rent in 2009: $581 (lower quartile is $459, upper quartile is $749)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $669


Median gross rent in Tucson, AZ in 2009: $675


Housing units in Tucson with a mortgage: 64,633 (7,502 second mortgage, 6,516 home equity loan, 275 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 21,302


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $59,107


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $35,059


Median monthly housing costs: $774





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Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $162,400 (it was $91,200 in 2000)
Tucson:

$162,400
Arizona:

$187,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $111,700 - $220,200

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $193,882
Here:

$193,882
State:

$269,393

Townhouses or other attached units: $146,926
Here:

$146,926
State:

$194,032

In 2-unit structures: $181,506
Here:

$181,506
State:

$162,043

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $122,061
Here:

$122,061
State:

$166,135

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $99,896
Here:

$99,896
State:

$174,859

Mobile homes: $29,800
Here:

$29,800
State:

$51,746

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $64,486
Here:

$64,486
State:

$39,763

Median year house/condo built: 1975

Median year apartment built: 1977

Household type by relationship:

Households: 467,488
  • In family households: 366,405 (79,111 male householders, 34,595 female householders)
    79,373 spouses, 133,895 children (123,001 natural, 3,538 adopted, 7,356 stepchildren), 10,011 grandchildren, 5,678 brothers or sisters, 3,491 parents, 8,229 other relatives, 12,022 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 101,083 (38,332 male householders (28,439 living alone)), 40,846 female householders (33,786 living alone)), 21,905 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 19,103 (7,977 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 46,003 2-persons, 26,814 3-persons, 21,650 4-persons, 11,094 5-persons, 5,226 6-persons, 2,919 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 62,225 1-person, 13,747 2-persons, 2,245 3-persons, 787 4-persons, 115 5-persons, 17 6-persons, 42 7-or-more-persons.

66,691 married couples with children.
37,224 single-parent households (8,149 men, 29,075 women).

67.4% of residents of Tucson speak English at home.
27.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (72% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 69,476 (14.3%)
(35.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.4
State:

3.7

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Tucson, Arizona
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 516
  • 2 rooms: 2,924
  • 3 rooms: 7,068
  • 4 rooms: 14,119
  • 5 rooms: 27,250
  • 6 rooms: 25,661
  • 7 rooms: 14,806
  • 8 rooms: 7,304
  • 9 or more rooms: 3,581
  • 1 room: 8,807
  • 2 rooms: 15,925
  • 3 rooms: 22,888
  • 4 rooms: 21,972
  • 5 rooms: 12,004
  • 6 rooms: 5,488
  • 7 rooms: 1,699
  • 8 rooms: 619
  • 9 or more rooms: 315
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Tucson, Arizona
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 947
  • 1 bedroom: 7,050
  • 2 bedrooms: 27,786
  • 3 bedrooms: 49,079
  • 4 bedrooms: 16,619
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,748
  • no bedroom: 10,321
  • 1 bedroom: 34,925
  • 2 bedrooms: 30,578
  • 3 bedrooms: 11,039
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,606
  • 5+ bedrooms: 248
Cars and other vehicles available in Tucson, Arizona in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 5,302
  • 1 vehicle: 37,551
  • 2 vehicles: 43,036
  • 3 vehicles: 13,035
  • 4 vehicles: 3,200
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,105
  • no vehicle: 17,626
  • 1 vehicle: 47,630
  • 2 vehicles: 19,636
  • 3 vehicles: 3,762
  • 4 vehicles: 737
  • 5+ vehicles: 326

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 6,161
  • 2000 to 2004: 18,809
  • 1990 to 1999: 28,537
  • 1980 to 1989: 39,360
  • 1970 to 1979: 52,471
  • 1960 to 1969: 27,457
  • 1950 to 1959: 33,465
  • 1940 to 1949: 11,181
  • 1939 or earlier: 7,953

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Tucson, AZ house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Tucson, AZ:

  • Less than $10,000: 1822
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 911
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 925
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 943
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 755
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 658
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 654
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 1396
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 1603
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 1850
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 2123
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 2261
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 3264
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 11476
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 14832
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 17796
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 11614
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 16414
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 7918
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 5376
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 1815
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 1243
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 242
  • $1,000,000 or more: 494
 


Tucson rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Tucson:

  • Less than $100: 328 people
  • $100 to $149: 332
  • $150 to $199: 1,286
  • $200 to $249: 776
  • $250 to $299: 1,056
  • $300 to $349: 989
  • $350 to $399: 2,111
  • $400 to $449: 3,456
  • $450 to $499: 6,600
  • $500 to $549: 8,608
  • $550 to $599: 8,015
  • $600 to $649: 7,180
  • $650 to $699: 6,809
  • $700 to $749: 5,899
  • $750 to $799: 5,132
  • $800 to $899: 8,600
  • $900 to $999: 5,711
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 9,502
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 3,400
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 1,639
  • $2,000 or more: 773
  • No cash rent: 3,546
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 17,482
  • 1990 to 1994: 11,942
  • 1985 to 1989: 11,810
  • 1980 to 1984: 6,800
  • 1975 to 1979: 4,994
  • 1970 to 1974: 4,305
  • 1970 to 1974: 3,185
  • 1965 to 1969: 8,958


Tucson, AZ Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 98.2%
Number of people working at home: 6,240 (2.9% of all workers)


Tucson commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 5684
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 21715
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 36028
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 42435
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 38993
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 14113
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 27994
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 3661
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 3851
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 7171
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 4735
  • 90 or more minutes: 3694
 


Tucson mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 153,493 (71%)
  • Carpooled: 33,899 (16%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 7,257 (3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 60 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 43 (0%)
  • Railroad: 6 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 10 (0%)
  • Taxi: 154 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 1,010 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 4,791 (2%)
  • Walked: 7,438 (3%)
  • Other means: 1,913 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 6,240 (3%)
 


Tucson, AZ household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 25225
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 16717
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 17007
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 17707
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 16187
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 15521
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 12987
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 10739
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 9737
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 14908
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 14579
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 11946
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 4714
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 1817
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 1713
  • $200,000 or more: 1380
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 203487
 German: 48060
 Irish: 28785
 English: 27034
 United States or American: 17944
 Italian: 15392
 Polish: 7200
 French (except Basque): 7135
 Scottish: 5928
 Norwegian: 5858
 Scotch-Irish: 5692
 Swedish: 4998
 European: 4020
 Dutch: 3383
 Russian: 3369
 French Canadian: 2754
 British: 1923
 Subsaharan African:: 1768
 Welsh: 1650
 Danish: 1463
 Arab:: 1443
 African: 1308
 Hungarian: 1258
 Greek: 1147
 Czech: 1073
 Canadian: 927
 Lithuanian: 781
 Swiss: 770
 Ukrainian: 761
 Austrian: 729
 Scandinavian: 661
 Portuguese: 637
 Finnish: 620
 Yugoslavian: 551
 Czechoslovakian: 509
 Slovak: 508
 Lebanese: 442
 Arab/Arabic: 415
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 404
 Romanian: 372
 Eastern European: 351
 Iranian: 349
 Croatian: 320
 Northern European: 309
 Turkish: 271
 Armenian: 267
 Other Arab: 261
 Belgian: 251
 Basque: 221
 Jamaican: 206
 Celtic: 186
 Slavic: 170
 Brazilian: 149
 Australian: 144
 Slovene: 140
 Serbian: 136
 Pennsylvania German: 123
 Nigerian: 121
 Somalian: 118
 Syrian: 81
 West Indian: 81
 Luxemburger: 76
 Jordanian: 69
 Palestinian: 69
 Egyptian: 68
 Latvian: 64
 Other Subsaharan African: 63
 Israeli: 54
 Ethiopian: 48
 Icelander: 47
 Maltese: 45
 Cypriot: 44
 Haitian: 44
 New Zealander: 41
 Moroccan: 38
 Liberian: 32
 Acadian/Cajun: 32
 South African: 31
 Macedonian: 30
 Afghan: 29
 Bulgarian: 28
 Ghanian: 27
 Alsatian: 22
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 21
 Barbadian: 18
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 15
 British West Indian: 15
 Estonian: 14
 German Russian: 14
 Dutch West Indian: 12
 Sudanese: 10
 Kenyan: 10
 Soviet Union: 9
 Belizean: 7
 Guyanese: 6
 Bahamian: 5
 Albanian: 4
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 1


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



  • Mexico (67%)
  • Vietnam (2%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (2%)
  • Canada (2%)
  • United Kingdom (2%)
  • Philippines (2%)


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

  • This state: 185749
  • Northeast: 41336
  • Midwest: 79110
  • South: 42213
  • West: 60791

45% of Tucson residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 27% lived in Arizona.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2,252
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 991
  • 5th and 6th grade: 3,333
  • 7th and 8th grade: 4,018
  • 9th grade: 3,247
  • 10th grade: 3,602
  • 11th grade: 3,848
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 5,593
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 33,138
  • Less than 1 year of college: 11,019
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 27,837
  • Associate degree: 9,834
  • Bachelor's degree: 20,795
  • Master's degree: 9,023
  • Professional school degree: 2,573
  • Doctorate degree: 2,491

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2,359
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1,487
  • 5th and 6th grade: 4,136
  • 7th and 8th grade: 5,104
  • 9th grade: 3,963
  • 10th grade: 4,541
  • 11th grade: 4,336
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 6,213
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 39,157
  • Less than 1 year of college: 13,787
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 28,230
  • Associate degree: 10,148
  • Bachelor's degree: 20,924
  • Master's degree: 9,851
  • Professional school degree: 1,894
  • Doctorate degree: 1,312

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 5.4%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 4.4%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 9.2%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 8.9%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 10.9%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 10.6%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 4.0%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 5.9%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 6.5%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 8.3%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 9.0%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 7.5%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 7.1%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 7.2%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $40,353
  • Black householders: $26,676
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $21,639
  • Asian householders: $46,703
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $29,504
  • Some other race householders: $33,291
  • Two or more races householders: $29,455
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $30,626
Tucson household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Tucson household income for Black householders
Tucson household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Tucson household income for Asian householders
Tucson household income for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders
Tucson household income for Some other race householders
Tucson household income for Two or more races householders
Tucson household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Tucson marital status for males
Tucson marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $184,302
  • Black or African American householders: $166,673
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $137,114
  • Asian householders: $179,672
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $198,192
  • Some other race householders: $137,826
  • Two or more races householders: $159,728
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $141,743

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 102,023
  • One, attached: 17,586
  • Two: 7,076
  • 3 or 4: 8,589
  • 5 to 9: 9,447
  • 10 to 19: 11,713
  • 20 to 49: 10,122
  • 50 or more: 25,996
  • Mobile homes: 16,325
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 915

Median worth of mobile homes: $23,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Tucson:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Tucson
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (78.4%)
  • Electricity (19.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.7%)
  • Electricity (55.5%)
  • Utility gas (42.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 4,194
Here:

7.8%
Arizona:

6.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2,035
Here:

8.1%
Arizona:

6.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3,257
Here:

7.5%
Arizona:

13.2%

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 (Noninst.)


 

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