- U.S. News Ratings
Population 538,170 Crime Rate High Cost of Living Average Health Care Varied Median Home Price Average Median Income Low
Tucsonans enjoy 360 sunny days a year.
Tucson sits in a desert plain surrounded by five minor mountain ranges.
Biking, hiking, horseback riding, and golf are popular pastimes in this sunny community.
The city is one of the oldest continuously inhabited areas in America–archaeological finds date back to 800 B.C.
- Population: 538,170
- Population under 55: 75.8%
- Population over 55: 24.2%
- Crime rate: High
- Closest large city: Mesa
Marital Status 2010
- Air quality: Poor
- Temperature: 98°F July High, 33°F January Low
Jobs & Economy
- Median income: $32,353
- Median home price: $121,265
- Average property tax: $896
Income & Jobs
- Unemployment rate 2010: 8.3% Average
- Cost of living: Average
- Elementary schools: 126
- Middle schools: 75
- High schools: 65
- Best Colleges at the location: 1
- Best Colleges within 30 miles: 1
- Best Colleges within 50 miles: 1
Health Care & Retirement
- Hospitals/Best Hospitals at the location: 13/1
- Hospitals/Best Hospitals within 30 miles: 14/1
- Hospitals/Best Hospitals within 50 miles: 15/1
- Community care facilities for the elderly: 1251
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