Most Expensive Tucson Neighborhoods
|1||E Sunrise Dr / N Kolb Rd|
|3||E Skyline Dr / N Pontatoc Rd|
|4||N Hacienda Del Sol / E Sunrise Dr|
|5||Oracle Foothills Estates|
|6||E Saddlebrooke Blvd / S Desert Bluff Dr|
|7||Casa del Oro|
|8||N Craycroft Rd / E River Rd|
|9||N Kolb Rd / E Territory Dr|
|10||W El Camino Del Cerro / N Tortolita Rd|
Tucson is a very large city located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 526,116 people and 196 constituent neighborhoods, Tucson is the second largest community in Arizona.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Tucson is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tucson is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Tucson who work in office and administrative support (15.61%), sales jobs (10.57%) and food service (7.42%).
Also of interest is that Tucson has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Tucson also has a very large population of students, making it a major college town. As often the case, having so many students around has a strong influence on the local culture. In fact, Tucson is one of only a few big cities that are also major college towns, making it one of the nation's prominent intellectual centers. In addition, the presence of thousands of college students gives Tucson a sophisticated style, and provides lots of diversions and entertainment for students. Being a big "college town" not only means that Tucson has a burgeoning arts, music, and nightclub scene, but the innovation sector of the local economy receives a great boost from both the intellectual output of the faculty and the thousands of enthusiastic students who graduate every spring.
Not only is Tucson a city with many college students, but it also retains many recent graduates who are looking to start new careers, creating a very large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile. This makes it a good place to live for young singles in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting their professional careers. Although Tucson is a large city, this demographic is significant enough that young professionals will find many others like themselves here, with really good opportunities for friendships, recreation, romance, and more.
The citizens of Tucson are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.21% of adults in Tucson having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Tucson in 2010 was $20,393, which is middle income relative to Arizona, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $81,572 for a family of four. However, Tucson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Tucson is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Tucson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tucson residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Tucson also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 41.59% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Tucson include German, Irish, English and Italian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Tucson's cultural character, accounting for 15.22% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Tucson is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||205,390|
|TUCSON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||52.91%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||47.09%|
|TYPE OF TUCSON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||51.29%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||8.35%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||7.61%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||26.07%|
|SIZE OF TUCSON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||1.54%|
|AGE OF TUCSON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||12.77%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||52.28%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||31.21%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||3.74%|
|TUCSON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$146,830|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$713|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $48,000||9.87%|
|$48,001 - $96,000||15.48%|
|$96,001 - $191,000||46.45%|
|$191,001 - $287,000||19.48%|
|$287,001 - $382,000||4.83%|
|$382,001 - $478,000||1.72%|
|$478,001 - $716,000||1.37%|
|$716,001 - $955,000||0.41%|
|PEOPLE OF TUCSON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.88%|
|5 TO 17||16.45%|
|18 TO 24||14.30%|
|25 TO 34||14.95%|
|35 TO 54||24.94%|
|55 TO 64||10.57%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||11.90%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||83.98%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$36,939|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$20,393|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||24.38%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (14.95%)
Public Service (5.73%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (5.39%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||5.00%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||2.72%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.22%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||15.23%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||4.23%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||41.59%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (8.86%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (66.53%)
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