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Population

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$275,997
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$726
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    75%
  • Own
    25%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
NG
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$21,834
National
$55,322
Children
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%

West University Reviews

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As a resident of Tucson, there are plenty of outdoor activities to choose from! My personal favorites are hiking, rock climbing, and biking. My favorite place to hike is Mount Lemmon, slightly north of Tucson. Since Tucson is a very dry, desert climate, it's nice to hike up Mt. Lemmon and experience a different environment. Mt. Lemmon also offers skiing during the winter months since it gets quite cold up in the mountains. During the summer months, green trees and streams can be seen at Mt. Lemmon. Another of my favorite places to hike is Gates Pass, it is a closer and more convenient drive than Mt. Lemmon. Gates Pass has steeper hikes and nice outlooks of the valley. It is also known for stargazing at night since it's far enough away from the city.
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Sometimes i feel like i am at risk being a young college student, i feel that there needs to be more police presence to divert people from committing crimes.
I love living here but i have a very hard time with the weather. I would definitely live here again, but i would rather be somewhere colder.