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Tucson: Population Profile

Metropolitan Area Residents

1980: 531,000

1990: 667,000

2000: 843,746

Percent change, 1990–2000: 26.5%

U.S. rank in 1990: 62nd

U.S. rank in 2000: 57th

City Residents

1980: 330,537

1990: 415,444

2000: 486,699

2003 estimate: 507,658

Percent change, 1990–2000: 16.7%

U.S. rank in 1980: 45th

U.S. rank in 1990: 34th

U.S. rank in 2000: 30th (State rank: 2nd)

Density: 2,500.1 people per square mile (2000)

Racial and ethnic characteristics (1999)

White: 341,424

Black or African American: 21,057

American Indian and Alaskan Native: 11,038

Asian: 11,959

Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander: 796

Hispanic or Latino (may be of any race): 173,868

Other: 81,988

Percent of residents born in state: 38.2% (2000)

Age characteristics (2000)

Population under 5 years old: 35,201

Population 5 to 9 years old: 34,189

Population 10 to 14 years old: 31,939

Population 15 to 19 years old: 38,170

Population 20 to 24 years old: 47,428

Population 25 to 34 years old: 76,394

Population 35 to 44 years old: 72,289

Population 45 to 54 years old: 57,608

Population 55 to 59 years old: 19,597

Population 60 to 64 years old: 16,056

Population 65 to 74 years old: 29,117

Population 75 to 84 years old: 21,394

>Population 85 years and older: 7,317

Median age: 32.1 years

Births (2003)

Total number: 12,799

Deaths (2003)

Total number: 7,719

Money income (1999)

Per capita income: $16,322

Median household income: $30,981

Total households: 209,609

Number of households with income of . . .

less than $10,000: 25,225

$10,000 to $14,999: 16,717

$15,000 to $24,999: 34,714

$25,000 to $34,999: 31,708

$35,000 to $49,999: 33,463

$50,000 to $74,999: 29,487

$75,000 to $99,999: 11,946

$100,000 to $149,999: 6,531

$150,000 to $199,999: 1,713

$200,000 or more: 1,380

Percent of families below poverty level: 13.7% (47.8% of which were female householder families with related children under 5 years)

2002 FBI Crime Index Total: 50,171