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Tucson, AZ (Arizona) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $172,700 (it was $91,200 in 2000)
Tucson:

$172,700
Arizona:

$255,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $116,200 - $240,600

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $220,988
Here:

$220,988
State:

$339,629

Townhouses or other attached units: $140,303
Here:

$140,303
State:

$267,800

In 2-unit structures: $146,343
Here:

$146,343
State:

$203,287

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $119,738
Here:

$119,738
State:

$387,093

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $100,670
Here:

$100,670
State:

$236,921

Mobile homes: $27,607
Here:

$27,607
State:

$80,695

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $45,916
Here:

$45,916
State:

$34,702

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: 243,941 (217,993 occupied: 107,516 owner occupied, 110,477 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

51%
State:

35%

Housing density: 1,253 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $219,578.

Median contract rent in 2019: $722 (lower quartile is $587, upper quartile is $942)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $881


Median gross rent in Tucson, AZ in 2019: $846

Housing units in Tucson with a mortgage: 67,900 (1,161 second mortgage, 3,021 home equity loan, 151 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 39,616

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $71,309

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $48,551

Median monthly housing costs: $860

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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: 548,082
  • Male householders: 108,453 (40,326 living alone), Female householders: 109,540 (41,071 living alone)
  • 70,666 spouses (69,981 opposite-sex spouses), 19,429 unmarried partners, (18,360 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 140,605 children (131,841 natural, 3,481 adopted, 5,283 stepchildren), 15,168 grandchildren, 11,931 brothers or sisters, 10,334 parents, 543 foster children, 9,416 other relatives, 24,159 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 27,838

Size of family households: 48,570 2-persons, 26,253 3-persons, 22,657 4-persons, 10,202 5-persons, 4,527 6-persons, 2,488 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 81,397 1-person, 18,385 2-persons, 2,187 3-persons, 595 4-persons, 303 5-persons, 429 6-persons.

51,382 married couples with children.
39,734 single-parent households (11,553 men, 28,181 women).

64.7% of residents of Tucson speak English at home.
29.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
2.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other language at home (52% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 89,425 (16.3%)
(42.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

3.9
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Tucson, Arizona
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Tucson, Arizona
  • 409no bedroom
  • 4,9991 bedroom
  • 23,5242 bedrooms
  • 53,8663 bedrooms
  • 22,7144 bedrooms
  • 2,0045+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tucson, Arizona
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tucson, Arizona
  • 8,956no bedroom
  • 36,0021 bedroom
  • 35,9462 bedrooms
  • 20,9223 bedrooms
  • 7,2134 bedrooms
  • 1,4385+ 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
  • 2,983no vehicle
  • 35,8981 vehicle
  • 42,7642 vehicles
  • 18,5733 vehicles
  • 5,3604 vehicles
  • 1,9385+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Tucson in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Tucson in renter-occupied apartments
  • 20,136no vehicle
  • 57,4941 vehicle
  • 26,1732 vehicles
  • 4,5663 vehicles
  • 1,1734 vehicles
  • 9355+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Tucson, Arizona
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Tucson, Arizona
  • 3261 room
  • 1,0662 rooms
  • 6,4523 rooms
  • 15,6894 rooms
  • 26,6895 rooms
  • 26,3246 rooms
  • 14,5067 rooms
  • 9,8028 rooms
  • 6,6629+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tucson, Arizona
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tucson, Arizona
  • 8,2281 room
  • 9,9852 rooms
  • 24,7733 rooms
  • 30,5484 rooms
  • 17,6865 rooms
  • 9,4986 rooms
  • 5,7597 rooms
  • 2,4868 rooms
  • 1,5149+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2019 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 2019
  • 19,944Less than $10,000
  • 24,090$10,000 to $19,999
  • 26,816$20,000 to $29,999
  • 27,676$30,000 to $39,999
  • 22,003$40,000 to $49,999
  • 17,305$50,000 to $59,999
  • 21,334$60,000 to $74,999
  • 25,092$75,000 to $99,999
  • 14,306$100,000 to $124,999
  • 7,486$125,000 to $149,999
  • 7,015$150,000 to $199,999
  • 4,926$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2019 in Tucson, AZ

  • Distribution of house value in Tucson, AZ in 2019
  • 4,156Less than $10,000
  • 1,104$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,304$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,624$20,000 to $24,999
  • 843$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,253$30,000 to $34,999
  • 556$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,422$40,000 to $49,999
  • 614$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,712$60,000 to $69,999
  • 2,456$70,000 to $79,999
  • 2,574$80,000 to $89,999
  • 1,815$90,000 to $99,999
  • 8,407$100,000 to $124,999
  • 8,991$125,000 to $149,999
  • 16,417$150,000 to $174,999
  • 11,639$175,000 to $199,999
  • 16,948$200,000 to $249,999
  • 10,599$250,000 to $299,999
  • 7,895$300,000 to $399,999
  • 2,455$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,605$500,000 to $749,999
  • 251$750,000 to $999,999
  • 597$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 242$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 37$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in Tucson, AZ

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Tucson, AZ in 2019
  • 1,881Less than $100
  • 838$100 to $149
  • 896$150 to $199
  • 975$200 to $249
  • 1,173$250 to $299
  • 836$300 to $349
  • 1,428$350 to $399
  • 3,043$400 to $449
  • 4,149$450 to $499
  • 5,651$500 to $549
  • 7,635$550 to $599
  • 10,865$600 to $649
  • 10,217$650 to $699
  • 7,776$700 to $749
  • 5,844$750 to $799
  • 11,971$800 to $899
  • 10,208$900 to $999
  • 12,529$1,000 to $1,249
  • 4,940$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,843$1,500 to $1,999
  • 484$2,000 to $2,499
  • 197$2,500 to $2,999
  • 548$3,000 to $3,499
  • 4,550No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2019

Percentage of workers working in this county: 97.8%
Number of people working at home: 15,863 (6.2% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 4,968
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 21,040
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 39,094
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 45,352
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 42,558
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 19,205
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 33,973
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 4,967
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 7,762
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 12,198
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 5,747
  • 90 or more minutes: 3,901
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Tucson

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 244,905 (77.8%)
  • Carpooled: 29,588 (9.4%)
  • Bus: 5,526 (1.8%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 111 (0.0%)
  • Taxi: 3,561 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 5,937 (1.9%)
  • Walked: 9,106 (2.9%)
  • Worked at home: 15,863 (5.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
  • Unemployment by race in 2019
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.2%Males
  • 5.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 8.8%Males
  • 10.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 23.2%Males
  • 10.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 4.3%Males
  • 5.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 5.8%Males
  • 10.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 10.4%Males
  • 3.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 7.0%Males
  • 8.0%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Tucson, Arizona
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Tucson, Arizona
  • 23,9132010 or later
  • 19,7572000 to 2009
  • 17,8881990 to 1999
  • 18,6101980 to 1989
  • 9,2991970 to 1979
  • 12,143Before 1970
Ancestries in Tucson, AZ

First ancestries reported:

  • German: 13,451 (4.4%)
  • American: 12,226 (4.0%)
  • Irish: 9,772 (3.2%)
  • English: 7,942 (2.6%)
  • European: 7,670 (2.5%)
  • Italian: 5,972 (1.9%)
  • Polish: 2,599 (0.8%)
  • Scottish: 2,049 (0.7%)
  • African: 1,889 (0.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 1,543 (0.5%)
  • Norwegian: 1,521 (0.5%)
  • British: 1,463 (0.5%)
  • Dutch: 1,284 (0.4%)
  • French: 1,159 (0.4%)
  • French Canadian: 1,052 (0.3%)
  • Russian: 948 (0.3%)
  • Swedish: 946 (0.3%)
  • Somali: 836 (0.3%)
  • Eastern European: 807 (0.3%)
  • Northern European: 644 (0.2%)
  • Arab: 618 (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 573 (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 564 (0.2%)
  • Greek: 514 (0.2%)
  • Danish: 505 (0.2%)
  • Iranian: 483 (0.2%)
  • Iraqi: 405 (0.1%)
  • Czech: 401 (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 349 (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 340 (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 332 (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 295 (0.10%)
  • Lithuanian: 293 (0.10%)
  • Portuguese: 262 (0.09%)
  • Finnish: 258 (0.08%)
  • Jamaican: 237 (0.08%)
  • Austrian: 237 (0.08%)
  • Egyptian: 225 (0.07%)
  • Kenyan: 225 (0.07%)
  • Syrian: 224 (0.07%)
  • Afghan: 211 (0.07%)
  • Yugoslavian: 204 (0.07%)
  • Lebanese: 196 (0.06%)
  • Armenian: 182 (0.06%)
  • Sudanese: 173 (0.06%)
  • Croatian: 166 (0.05%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 154 (0.05%)
  • Ethiopian: 143 (0.05%)
  • Swiss: 137 (0.04%)
  • West Indian: 129 (0.04%)
  • Slavic: 103 (0.03%)
  • Celtic: 94 (0.03%)
  • Nigerian: 92 (0.03%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 90 (0.03%)
  • Serbian: 82 (0.03%)
  • Turkish: 65 (0.02%)
  • Basque: 65 (0.02%)
  • Belgian: 63 (0.02%)
  • Australian: 59 (0.02%)
  • Cajun: 50 (0.02%)
  • Slovene: 36 (0.01%)
  • Jordanian: 35 (0.01%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 33 (0.01%)
  • Slovak: 30 (0.01%)
  • Palestinian: 29 (0.01%)
  • Icelander: 29 (0.01%)
  • Israeli: 24 (0.01%)
  • Haitian: 22 (0.01%)
  • Ugandan: 20 (0.01%)
  • Moroccan: 17 (0.01%)
  • Brazilian: 16 (0.01%)

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

Mexico
Tucson:

58.9% (49,931)
Arizona:

54.4% (511,861)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Tucson:

3.6% (3,071)
Arizona:

2.4% (22,319)

Philippines
Tucson:

2.4% (2,038)
Arizona:

3.4% (31,539)

Vietnam
Tucson:

2.1% (1,785)
Arizona:

2.2% (20,567)

Canada
Tucson:

1.8% (1,537)
Arizona:

4.5% (41,907)

India
Tucson:

1.5% (1,301)
Arizona:

4.7% (43,796)

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

  • This state: 247,180
  • Other state: 201,809
  • Northeast: 34,455
  • Midwest: 60,077
  • South: 37,805
  • West: 69,472

75.8% of Tucson residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42.5% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 39.7% lived in Arizona.


Tucson:

75.8%
State average:

82.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2,177
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1,137
  • 5th and 6th grade: 2,799
  • 7th and 8th grade: 3,722
  • 9th grade: 4,964
  • 10th grade: 4,860
  • 11th grade: 2,717
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 4,843
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 42,528
  • Less than 1 year of college: 13,525
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 32,109
  • Associate degree: 12,865
  • Bachelor's degree: 30,270
  • Master's degree: 12,446
  • Professional school degree: 2,120
  • Doctorate degree: 3,002
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2,283
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1,444
  • 5th and 6th grade: 2,566
  • 7th and 8th grade: 4,330
  • 9th grade: 6,424
  • 10th grade: 3,041
  • 11th grade: 3,645
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 4,329
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 40,334
  • Less than 1 year of college: 13,148
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 34,597
  • Associate degree: 13,946
  • Bachelor's degree: 28,934
  • Master's degree: 15,419
  • Professional school degree: 1,782
  • Doctorate degree: 3,151
Educational Attainment for Females
Tucson marital status for males
Tucson marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 124,148
  • One, attached: 17,262
  • Two: 9,140
  • 3 or 4: 10,555
  • 5 to 9: 12,785
  • 10 to 19: 20,172
  • 20 to 49: 14,095
  • 50 or more: 18,585
  • Mobile homes: 16,865
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 334

Median worth of mobile homes: $19,400

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2019: 0.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2019: 2.1%

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
  • 68.6%Utility gas
  • 28.0%Electricity
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Solar energy
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Tucson, AZ
  • 62.1%Electricity
  • 34.3%Utility gas
  • 2.0%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 4,120
Here:

8.5%
Arizona:

8.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2,018
Here:

7.8%
Arizona:

7.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3,914
Here:

8.1%
Arizona:

13.4%
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