Tucson, Arizona 

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Population

530,905

+2.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

7.4%

Median Income

$37,149

Median Home Price

$185,800

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Best Places to Live in Tucson, Arizona

Mid-sized city/College town - South-central Arizona, 60 miles north of the Mexican border. April, March and November are the most pleasant months in Tucson, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Tucson, AZ Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Arizona
County: Pima County
Metro Area: Tucson Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Tucson
Zip Codes: 85710, 85706, 85705, 85719, 85713, 85756, 85711, 85730, 85745, 85712, 21 total
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (no daylight savings time)
Elevation: 2555 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Tucson is 7.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Tucson jobs have increased by 2.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Tucson's cost of living is 8.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Tucson's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Pima county remained very strongly Democratic, 58.4% to 39.8%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Tucson's population is 530,905 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 2.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Tucson is Real Estate: $185,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.2%.

SCHOOLS
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 Tucson. More Education



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Housing Market in Tucson

It's a good time to buy in Tucson. Home Appreciation is up 7.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Tucson is $185,800.

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Reviews for Tucson   275 Reviews
A City in Desperate Need of Quality Leadership - 3/8/2021
In 2003 my wife and I bought a house, that we intended to be our retirement home, in Tucson in the extreme northeast part of the town. (Actually it is in the county of... Read More

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Crime on the rise everywhere - 1/2/2021
I was stationed at DMAFB in Tucson, AZ in 1992. I lived in Tucson for almost 14 years... it was a wonderful city to live, but very hot for my taste. The crime in 1992... Read More

Once tolerable but not so much now - 10/9/2020
I've resided in Tucson for about a dozen years and have watched a city whose economy that much to be desired to begin with deteriorate that much more. This in the face... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN TUCSON, ARIZONA
85710, 85706, 85705, 85719, 85713, 85756, 85711, 85730, 85745, 85712, 21 total

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