Most Expensive Tucson Neighborhoods
Tucson is a very large city located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 531,641 people and 196 constituent neighborhoods, Tucson is the second largest community in Arizona.
Tucson is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (14.57%), sales jobs (11.14%) and food service (7.69%).
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 is a major college town. As is often the case in college towns, the many students that live in Tucson have a strong influence on the local culture and music scene. In fact, Tucson is one of only a few big cities that are also major college towns. This combination of big city status and thousands of college students gives Tucson, on one hand, a sophisticated style, while on the other also providing lots of diversions and entertainment for students. In fact, Tucson is one of the biggest "college towns" in America. This elevates both the status of the city and the knowledge sector of the local economy, which is sustained by a steady output of new college graduates 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 Tucson a good place to live for young professionals. With so many people in this demographic, Tucson presents many opportunities for single professionals to enjoy themselves, socialize, and to create lasting relationships.
Tucson is a big city, and with that comes lots of benefits. One benefit is that most big cities have public transit, but Tucson really shines when it comes to the extensiveness and use of its public transit system. More than most large American cities, Tucson citizens use public transit daily to get to and from work. And while there are transportation options, most people in Tucson ride the bus. Whereas in some cities one is destined to sit in traffic every morning to get to work and every evening to get home, in Tucson a lot leave their cars at home (if they even choose to own one), and hop a ride on the bus.
The overall education level of Tucson is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.04% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Tucson in 2010 was $20,437, 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 $81,748 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 42.21% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Tucson include German, Irish, English, Italian, French and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Tucson is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||204,341|
|TUCSON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||47.41%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||52.59%|
|TYPE OF TUCSON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||51.97%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||7.85%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||7.84%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||25.76%|
|SIZE OF TUCSON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||1.53%|
|AGE OF TUCSON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||13.43%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||51.20%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||31.55%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||3.83%|
|TUCSON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$140,278|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,087|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $50,000||11.77%|
|$50,001 - $99,000||21.00%|
|$99,001 - $198,000||45.14%|
|$198,001 - $297,000||14.59%|
|$297,001 - $396,000||4.07%|
|$396,001 - $495,000||1.34%|
|$495,001 - $743,000||1.37%|
|$743,001 - $991,000||0.35%|
|PEOPLE OF TUCSON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.22%|
|5 TO 17||15.80%|
|18 TO 24||15.80%|
|25 TO 34||14.37%|
|35 TO 54||23.96%|
|55 TO 64||11.22%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||12.64%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||84.20%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$37,149|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$20,437|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||25.12%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (15.12%)
Public Service (5.89%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (5.25%)
Real estate (2.03%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||4.99%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||2.65%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.17%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||10.54%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.92%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||42.21%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (12.38%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (66.40%)
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