Tucson, Arizona 

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Population

531,641

31% Growth

Unemployment Rate

6.1%

Median Income

$37,149

Avg. Home Price

$179,700

Best Places to Live in Tucson, Arizona

Mid-sized city/College town - South-central Arizona, 60 miles north of the Mexican border
Pros
-High desert climate
-Arts & culture
-Attractive setting
Cons
-High crime rates
-Growth and sprawl
-Economic cycles

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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: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Arizona
County: Pima County
Metro Area: Tucson Metro Area
City: Tucson
Zip Codes: 85706, 85710, 85705, 85713, 85719, 85711, 85730, 85745, 85756, 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 6.1% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Tucson jobs have increased by 0.89%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Tucson's cost of living is 4.80% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Tucson's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Tucson's population is 531,641 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 31.14%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Tucson is $179,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.35%. Check out the homes in the area.
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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Tucson

It's a good time to buy in Tucson. Home Appreciation is up 9.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Tucson Real Estate.

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Reviews for Tucson   253 Reviews
A beautiful, vibrant area with great weather - 9/19/2018
Tucson has four very warm months, June through September. Any one is easily more acceptable than November through February in most states. Temperatures do not vary... Read More

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IT IS HOT AF HERE - 8/22/2018
You need to know one important thing before moving to Tucson. It's easily 115 degrees throughout the months of June and July. The temp never drops below 80 (at around... Read More

Mediocrity at its best. - 6/10/2018
After getting a job in Tucson and moving here, I started looking up mediocrity quotes to explain how I was feeling. I work with young people that were born and raised... Read More


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