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South Tucson, Arizona   Add Favorite    2 Reviews | Review This Place


-High desert climate
-Arts & culture
-Attractive setting


-High crime rates
-Growth and sprawl
-Economic cycles

What Bert Has To Say About Tucson Metro Area

Tucson is a large and growing Sun Belt city known for its attractive setting, pleasant climate, and cosmopolitan nature. It attracts retirees and a younger crowd. The area consists of an attractive, modern downtown with a small historic district, surrounded by suburbs laid out in a grid. The University of Arizona, about a mile north of the downtown, brings college-town feel (particularly on football weekends and during the basketball season). Tall, forested mountains surround the city up to an elevation of 9,000 feet. Into the mountains are numerous planned communities and higher-priced homes, many around golf courses.


Mid-sized city/College town - South-central Arizona, 60 miles north of the Mexican border See Local Real Estate
Country: United States
State: Arizona
County: Pima County
Metro Area: Tucson Metro Area
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Schools: See Local Schools
City: South Tucson
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Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (no daylight savings time)
Elevation: 2555 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About South Tucson

    The unemployment rate in South Tucson is 5.70 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. South Tucson jobs have Increased by 0.89 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, South Tucson's cost of living is 17.20% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare South Tucson's Cost of Living
    South Tucson's population is 5,715 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 12.21 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 16 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in South Tucson is $82,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -17.23%. Check out the homes in the area.
    South Tucson public schools spend $11,190 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19 students per teacher in South Tucson. Learn more...

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I loved Tucson for a while, I've lived here 12yrs but now that I want to settle down and finally get married and have kids I want a safer place to raise my kids, also a... (Read More)



South Tucson; Tucson

I hate to say it, but disappointed. Standards in Tucson in general are lower than I've ever seen in a City. I've lived in L.A, Hollywood, San Jose, Santa Clara,... (Read More)



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