Tucson, Arizona 

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Population

553,571

+2.4% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.4%

Median Income

$37,149

Median Home Price

$271,800

Median Age

33.4

Comfort Index (Climate)

4.8 / 8.5

summer / winter


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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.
State: Arizona
County: Pima County
Metro Area: Tucson Metro Area
City: Tucson
Zip Codes: 85710, 85706, 85705, 85719, 85713, 85756, 85711, 85730, 85745, 85712, 21 total
Cost of Living: -4.3% lower
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (no daylight savings time)
Elevation: 2555 ft above sea level

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Tucson, Az Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
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

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 4.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Tucson's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
April, March and November are the most pleasant months in Tucson, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

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 553,571 people. Since 2020, 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: $271,800. 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 23.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Tucson is $271,800.
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Reviews for Tucson   283 Reviews
MUGGY SUMMERS WITH RAIN 90% OF THE DAYS / EVENINGS - 8/31/2022
This is my 2nd summer living south of Tucson, after living in Metro Phoenix for 8 years. During the Tucson area summers--I feel that I am in Houston, TX or Jacksonville,... Read More

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1 star for Tucson - 11/15/2021
I've been living out in Tucson since the end of Summer August of 2005. At first i thought Tucson was great. I think that was the "honey moon phase" where everything here... Read More

Unsafe high crime area - 11/11/2021
This is a sanctuary city. Quality of life has gone down substantially. This is due to open borders with high crime and gangs.... 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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