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Tucson
  • City in Arizona

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade A+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A

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Tucson is a city in Arizona with a population of 545,340. Tucson is in Pima County and is one of the best places to live in Arizona. Living in Tucson offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Tucson there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Tucson and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Tucson are above average.

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About Tucson...
Population
545,340

Home Listings

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$165,900
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$861
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    48%
  • Own
    52%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    425.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    11.1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    84.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    177.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    381
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,898.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    341.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    15%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    national  11%

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