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Tucson, AZ (Arizona) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $150,400 (it was $91,200 in 2000)
Tucson:

$150,400
Arizona:

$223,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $102,000 - $207,300

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $181,510
Here:

$181,510
State:

$299,485

Townhouses or other attached units: $131,029
Here:

$131,029
State:

$214,044

In 2-unit structures: $165,151
Here:

$165,151
State:

$153,614

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $114,366
Here:

$114,366
State:

$166,208

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $65,071
Here:

$65,071
State:

$214,238

Mobile homes: $62,152
Here:

$62,152
State:

$74,343

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $15,328
Here:

$15,328
State:

$47,033

Tucson,AZ index of house prices

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: 238,999 (211,560 occupied: 108,108 owner occupied, 103,452 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

49%
State:

35%

Housing density: 1,228 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $205,693.

Median contract rent in 2017: $453 (lower quartile is $363, upper quartile is $576)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $730


Median gross rent in Tucson, AZ in 2017: $516

Housing units in Tucson with a mortgage: 70,888 (1,630 second mortgage, 4,137 home equity loan, 302 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 37,220

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $65,454

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $43,242

Median monthly housing costs: $835


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Tucson, Arizona Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1976

Median year apartment built: 1980

Household type by relationship:

Households: 535,676
  • In family households: 379,838 (55,661 male householders, 60,277 female householders)
    70,844 spouses, 137,969 children (129,921 natural, 3,314 adopted, 4,734 stepchildren), 15,982 grandchildren, 6,756 brothers or sisters, 7,719 parents, 9,600 other relatives, 15,030 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 128,822 (50,535 male householders (38,237 living alone)), 45,087 female householders (34,062 living alone)), 33,200 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 27,016

Size of family households: 48,193 2-persons, 29,318 3-persons, 21,465 4-persons, 10,836 5-persons, 3,248 6-persons, 2,878 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 72,299 1-person, 17,790 2-persons, 3,408 3-persons, 1,669 4-persons, 250 5-persons, 183 6-persons, 23 7-or-more-persons.

47,517 married couples with children.
46,427 single-parent households (10,989 men, 35,438 women).

66.2% of residents of Tucson speak English at home.
28.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (62% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other language at home (67% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 77,263 (14.4%)
(48.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

3.9
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Tucson, Arizona
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Tucson, Arizona
  • 1,028no bedroom
  • 4,6991 bedroom
  • 21,5462 bedrooms
  • 55,9163 bedrooms
  • 22,7864 bedrooms
  • 2,1335+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tucson, Arizona
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tucson, Arizona
  • 6,995no bedroom
  • 29,9211 bedroom
  • 34,9692 bedrooms
  • 24,5963 bedrooms
  • 6,3274 bedrooms
  • 6445+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Tucson in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Tucson in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 3,395no vehicle
  • 36,1291 vehicle
  • 43,3162 vehicles
  • 20,1423 vehicles
  • 3,5404 vehicles
  • 1,5865+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Tucson in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Tucson in renter-occupied apartments
  • 20,803no vehicle
  • 49,2611 vehicle
  • 25,6122 vehicles
  • 5,4343 vehicles
  • 1,3704 vehicles
  • 9725+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Tucson, Arizona
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Tucson, Arizona
  • 8291 room
  • 1,0422 rooms
  • 4,7583 rooms
  • 14,6694 rooms
  • 27,4265 rooms
  • 27,2296 rooms
  • 16,6667 rooms
  • 8,6538 rooms
  • 6,8369+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tucson, Arizona
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tucson, Arizona
  • 6,3741 room
  • 8,9162 rooms
  • 26,3623 rooms
  • 26,9804 rooms
  • 17,6365 rooms
  • 10,4996 rooms
  • 3,9457 rooms
  • 1,6138 rooms
  • 1,1279+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 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
  • Tucson, AZ household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Tucson, AZ in 2017
  • 22,566Less than $10,000
  • 29,077$10,000 to $19,999
  • 25,697$20,000 to $29,999
  • 25,055$30,000 to $39,999
  • 19,794$40,000 to $49,999
  • 17,196$50,000 to $59,999
  • 19,456$60,000 to $74,999
  • 21,356$75,000 to $99,999
  • 15,117$100,000 to $124,999
  • 6,128$125,000 to $149,999
  • 5,971$150,000 to $199,999
  • 4,147$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Tucson, AZ

  • Distribution of house value in Tucson, AZ in 2017
  • 3,521Less than $10,000
  • 1,240$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,504$15,000 to $19,999
  • 974$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,205$25,000 to $29,999
  • 709$30,000 to $34,999
  • 266$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,390$40,000 to $49,999
  • 2,019$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,836$60,000 to $69,999
  • 2,645$70,000 to $79,999
  • 4,092$80,000 to $89,999
  • 4,430$90,000 to $99,999
  • 15,303$100,000 to $124,999
  • 12,677$125,000 to $149,999
  • 16,211$150,000 to $174,999
  • 9,244$175,000 to $199,999
  • 12,500$200,000 to $249,999
  • 7,339$250,000 to $299,999
  • 5,038$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,805$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,461$500,000 to $749,999
  • 531$750,000 to $999,999
  • 126$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 42$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Tucson, AZ

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Tucson, AZ in 2017
  • 1,236Less than $100
  • 851$100 to $149
  • 281$150 to $199
  • 1,193$200 to $249
  • 641$250 to $299
  • 918$300 to $349
  • 1,824$350 to $399
  • 3,866$400 to $449
  • 7,119$450 to $499
  • 8,326$500 to $549
  • 9,944$550 to $599
  • 7,487$600 to $649
  • 6,862$650 to $699
  • 6,747$700 to $749
  • 5,734$750 to $799
  • 10,683$800 to $899
  • 7,533$900 to $999
  • 11,813$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2,950$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,609$1,500 to $1,999
  • 854$2,000 to $2,499
  • 223$2,500 to $2,999
  • 496$3,000 to $3,499
  • 246$3,500 or more
  • 4,016No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 98.5%
Number of people working at home: 11,829 (5.0% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 3,948
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 22,106
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 34,918
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 43,429
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 41,421
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 15,842
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 33,172
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 4,992
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 6,283
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 10,194
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 6,040
  • 90 or more minutes: 3,095
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Tucson

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 239,537 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 30,464 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 7,818 (3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 157 (0%)
  • Taxi: 4,975 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 5,368 (2%)
  • Walked: 7,386 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 11,829 (4%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.6%Males
  • 9.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 15.7%Males
  • 16.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 10.7%Males
  • 16.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 4.6%Males
  • 12.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 8.0%Males
  • 6.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 7.2%Males
  • 21.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 6.2%Males
  • 8.9%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Tucson, Arizona
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Tucson, Arizona
  • 14,5252010 or later
  • 17,4792000 to 2009
  • 16,8821990 to 1999
  • 18,6101980 to 1989
  • 9,2991970 to 1979
  • 12,143Before 1970
Ancestries in Tucson, AZ

First ancestries reported:

  • German: 15,167 (4.9%)
  • Irish: 10,443 (3.4%)
  • English: 8,526 (2.7%)
  • American: 8,086 (2.6%)
  • Italian: 6,736 (2.2%)
  • European: 6,383 (2.1%)
  • African: 2,900 (0.9%)
  • Polish: 2,549 (0.8%)
  • Scottish: 2,204 (0.7%)
  • Dutch: 1,703 (0.5%)
  • British: 1,610 (0.5%)
  • French: 1,559 (0.5%)
  • Swedish: 1,414 (0.5%)
  • Norwegian: 1,411 (0.5%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 1,327 (0.4%)
  • Russian: 1,284 (0.4%)
  • French Canadian: 1,046 (0.3%)
  • Eastern European: 923 (0.3%)
  • Northern European: 778 (0.3%)
  • Danish: 626 (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 552 (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 532 (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 524 (0.2%)
  • Iraqi: 510 (0.2%)
  • Czech: 500 (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 460 (0.1%)
  • Greek: 450 (0.1%)
  • Iranian: 395 (0.1%)
  • Arab: 358 (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 357 (0.1%)
  • Ethiopian: 355 (0.1%)
  • Kenyan: 344 (0.1%)
  • Armenian: 319 (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 274 (0.09%)
  • Turkish: 256 (0.08%)
  • Croatian: 249 (0.08%)
  • Jamaican: 241 (0.08%)
  • Somali: 236 (0.08%)
  • Romanian: 230 (0.07%)
  • Finnish: 230 (0.07%)
  • Swiss: 229 (0.07%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 220 (0.07%)
  • Austrian: 219 (0.07%)
  • Yugoslavian: 217 (0.07%)
  • Slavic: 214 (0.07%)
  • Portuguese: 204 (0.07%)
  • Lebanese: 191 (0.06%)
  • Nigerian: 151 (0.05%)
  • Basque: 142 (0.05%)
  • Slovak: 84 (0.03%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 79 (0.03%)
  • Syrian: 78 (0.03%)
  • Belgian: 73 (0.02%)
  • Palestinian: 71 (0.02%)
  • Slovene: 70 (0.02%)
  • Serbian: 62 (0.02%)
  • South African: 59 (0.02%)
  • Afghan: 58 (0.02%)
  • Belizean: 55 (0.02%)
  • Jordanian: 41 (0.01%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 35 (0.01%)
  • Israeli: 35 (0.01%)
  • Latvian: 35 (0.01%)
  • Sudanese: 35 (0.01%)
  • Celtic: 31 (0.01%)
  • Ghanaian: 26 (0.01%)
  • Zimbabwean: 26 (0.01%)
  • Assyrian: 26 (0.01%)
  • Bulgarian: 25 (0.01%)
  • Icelander: 22 (0.01%)
  • Brazilian: 20 (0.01%)
  • Australian: 18 (0.01%)

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

Mexico
Tucson:

61.6% (50,763)
Arizona:

100.0% (-1)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Tucson:

4.0% (3,269)
Arizona:

100.0% (-1)

Philippines
Tucson:

2.3% (1,866)
Arizona:

100.0% (-1)

Vietnam
Tucson:

2.0% (1,638)
Arizona:

100.0% (-1)

India
Tucson:

1.7% (1,379)
Arizona:

100.0% (-1)

Canada
Tucson:

1.7% (1,370)
Arizona:

100.0% (-1)

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

  • This state: 242,633
  • Other state: 206,643
  • Northeast: 36,092
  • Midwest: 59,921
  • South: 36,524
  • West: 74,106

74.7% of Tucson residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42.7% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 39.8% lived in Arizona.


Tucson:

74.7%
State average:

82.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,680
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 870
  • 5th and 6th grade: 2,963
  • 7th and 8th grade: 3,488
  • 9th grade: 3,881
  • 10th grade: 4,277
  • 11th grade: 4,295
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 3,942
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 40,295
  • Less than 1 year of college: 11,078
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 32,273
  • Associate degree: 15,406
  • Bachelor's degree: 26,014
  • Master's degree: 11,782
  • Professional school degree: 3,563
  • Doctorate degree: 3,255
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2,516
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1,095
  • 5th and 6th grade: 3,912
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,916
  • 9th grade: 4,800
  • 10th grade: 2,198
  • 11th grade: 3,448
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 3,642
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 38,963
  • Less than 1 year of college: 13,705
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 29,418
  • Associate degree: 16,708
  • Bachelor's degree: 31,113
  • Master's degree: 15,500
  • Professional school degree: 1,793
  • Doctorate degree: 1,651
Educational Attainment for Females
Tucson marital status for males
Tucson marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 131,190
  • One, attached: 19,714
  • Two: 6,220
  • 3 or 4: 10,252
  • 5 to 9: 11,381
  • 10 to 19: 16,593
  • 20 to 49: 12,302
  • 50 or more: 15,047
  • Mobile homes: 15,806
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 494

Median worth of mobile homes: $20,400

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 0.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 1.7%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Tucson
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Tucson, AZ
  • 65.1%Utility gas
  • 31.1%Electricity
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Solar energy
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Tucson, AZ
  • 64.3%Electricity
  • 33.7%Utility gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6,774
Here:

13.1%
Arizona:

8.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,995
Here:

7.3%
Arizona:

6.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3,108
Here:

6.2%
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