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Tucson, AZ vs Phoenix, AZ

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- Phoenix spends 19.2% less per student than Tucson.
- The Student Teacher Ratio is 2.1% lower in Phoenix than in Tucson. (lower means fewer students in each classroom).
- Phoenix had 4.2% fewer residents who had graduated High School compared to Tucson

 Tucson, AZPhoenix, AZUnited States

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Reviews for Tucson    255 Reviews
If only wasnt so sunny woukd be perfect. - 6/12/2019
Have lived here for 25 years and alternate with east coast where i grew up. The ine and only thing i do not like is the intense sun and extreme dryness. Otherwise, it... Read More
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Depressive heat, a dying city full of retirees - 4/5/2019
I was stationed at DMAFB in Tucson in 1993. I lived there for 15 years until I retired. Tucson is a wasteland with depressive heat, no freeways AT ALL! A dinky horrible... Read More

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

Reviews for Phoenix    424 Reviews
What happened to Phoenix?! - 6/3/2019
I give Phoenix 2 stars because we have family here and also, because there’s no tornados. I’ve lived in Phoenix for 38 years, since the age of 2. I’ve always loved it... Read More

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How a nice city can turn chaotic overnight - 6/3/2019
I give it 2 stars because my husbands family is here and because we don’t get earthquakes or tornados. I’ve lived in Phoenix for 38 years and loved Phoenix until... Read More

SHAME ON PHOENIX - 5/13/2019
Having to visit Phoenix again after several years WHAT A SHOCK! The west side of Phoenix is a very run down, trashy, filthy area with a crime ridden area not safe for... Read More

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Compare Tucson, Arizona Cost of Living vs Phoenix, Arizona Cost of Living: Taxes, Childcare, Groceries, Health...
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85710, 85706, 85705, 85719, 85713, 85756, 85711, 85730, 85745, 85712, 21 total
85032, 85033, 85041, 85008, 85035, 85037, 85022, 85009, 85254, 85339, 47 total


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