City of Tucson, AZ
Tucson is located in Pima County in Arizona. The median income is $36,939 and the median home value is $153,700. The unemployment rate is 12.24% compared to 7.9% for the U.S. as a whole. Workers commute an average of 21.7 minutes each day. The population is 76.5% White, 4.9% Black, 2.6% American Indian, 2.6% Asian, and 13.4% identify as some other race or ethnicity. For more on the schools, healthcare, and getting around in Tucson, see each of the tabs below. For those people interested in the walkability of a community, Tucson has a Walk Score® of 39.
Median Household Income$36,939
Median Home Price$153,700
Tucson's rich history laid the groundwork for its thriving present, complete with an active arts scene and way of life geared towards the outdoors. But the city keeps its roots on display with multiple museums dedicated to its complex past. Tucson didn't officially become part of the United States until 1854, and prior to that was considered part of Mexico. But its roots go farther, and Tucson is considered one of the oldest continually inhabited areas in North America.
Whether you're craving diner food or a fine dining experience, you'll find it in Tucson.
The opportunities to get outdoors are endless in Tucson. Set in the Sonoran Desert Valley and surrounded by five mountain ranges, the city offers outdoor entertainment of all kinds. Tucson is a haven for hikers. Multiple trails offer trips through the surrounding mountain ranges, the nearby Sonoran desert or through the city itself.