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Pros

-High desert climate
-Arts & culture
-Attractive setting

Cons

-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.

Highlights


Mid-sized city/College town - South-central Arizona, 60 miles north of the Mexican border See Local Real Estate
Country: United States
State: Arizona
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Metro Area: Tucson Metro Area
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City: Tucson, Casas Adobes, ... 51 total
Zip Codes: 85706, 85710, ... 49 total
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (no daylight savings time)
Elevation: 2555 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Tucson


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Tucson Metro Area is 5.70 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Tucson Metro Area jobs have Increased by 0.89 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Tucson Metro Area's cost of living is 2.20% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Tucson Metro Area's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Tucson Metro Area's population is 1,010,030 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 51.46 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Tucson Metro Area is $168,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -22.58%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Tucson Metro Area public schools spend $9,112 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.2 students per teacher in Tucson Metro Area. Learn more...

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