Tucson Pima County, Arizona

Tucson: City in and county seat of Pima County, Arizona, United States

About

Tucson is a city located in the county of Pima in the U.S. state of Arizona. Its population at the 2010 census was 520,116. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 553,571 inhabitants.

The city was created 247 years ago in 1774.

Tucson Quick Facts

Population : 553,571 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arizona (United States)
County : Pima County
Head of government : mayor
Postal code : 85701–85775
Phone Area Codes : 520
Official name : Tucson
Water as percent of area : 0.14%
Land as percent of area : 99.86%
Altitude : 2,388 feet / 728 meters
Capital city : Tucson is capital of Pima County
Establishment : January 01, 1775 (247 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−07:00, America/Phoenix
Local time : 11:19:02 (21st May 2022)
Population growth : 6.04% (2010-2020)
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Location of Tucson on Arizona map.
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Geography

Tucson is located at 32°13'18"N 110°55'35"W (32.2217400, -110.9264800).

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Demographics

The population of Tucson increased by 6.04% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 520,116 - census
2011 530,709 2% estimation process
2012 531,880 0.22% estimation process
2013 532,945 0.2% estimation process
2014 534,800 0.35% estimation process
2015 535,607 0.15% estimation process
2016 537,528 0.36% estimation process
2017 541,377 0.71% estimation process
2018 544,858 0.64% estimation process
2019 548,073 0.59% estimation process
2020 553,571 0.99% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 7,372
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 6,545
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 12.6%
April 1, 2020 Population : 7,216
April 1, 2010 Population : 6,545
People under 5 years old, percentage : 8.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 29.7%
People over 65 (%) : 10.9%
Female persons, % : 53.2%
White only, percent : 82.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 7.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 3.1%
Asians alone % : 0.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 86.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 3.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 287
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 23.7%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 44.6%

Tucson zip code is 85701. County name: Pima, County fips: 04019

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 44.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $174,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,256
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $429
2015-2019 median gross rent : $891
2015-2019 Households : 2,046
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.54
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 91.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 71.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 88.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 70.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 72.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 7.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 17.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.1%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 10,860
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,922,579
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 217,870
2012 total retail sales per capita : $32,499
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $45,952
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $17,998
Percentage of people living in poverty : 18.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 597
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 272
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 216
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 376
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 154
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 47
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 485
2010 population per square mile : 1,139.2
2010 land area in square miles : 5.75
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 82.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $214,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,436
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $435
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,392
2015-2019 Households : 10,746
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.77
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 84.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 96.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 91.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 95.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 40.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 4.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 52.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 45.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 15,101
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 14,121
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 192,601
2012 total retail sales per capita : $7,326
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $80,525
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $33,304
Percentage of people living in poverty : 6.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,678
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 824
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 599
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 573
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,060
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 142
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,437
2010 population per square mile : 813.8
2010 land area in square miles : 31.04

People born in Tucson (200)

People born in Tucson, including US tennis player Jim Grabb, racecar driver Bill Cheesbourg, writer Zenna Henderson, .

List

  • Gabrielle Giffords (American politician) she was born in 08/06/1970
  • Linda Ronstadt (American singer) she was born in 15/07/1946
  • Barbara Eden (American actress and singer) she was born in 23/08/1931
  • Kaylee DeFer (American actress) she was born in 23/09/1986
  • Caitlin Leverenz (American swimmer, Olympic bronze medalist) she was born in 26/02/1991
  • Lacey Nymeyer (American swimmer, Olympic silver medalist, world champion, former world record-holder) she was born in 29/10/1985
  • Mika Boorem (actress) she was born in 18/08/1987
  • Chrispin Martin (American actor) he was born in 19/11/1893
  • Robert McBride (American composer and instrumentalist) he was born in 20/02/1911
  • Sharon Leal (American actress and singer) she was born in 17/10/1972
  • Ulysses Kay (composer) he was born in 07/01/1917
  • Kerri Strug (American gymnast) she was born in 19/11/1977
  • Pete McCaffrey (basketball player for the United States men's national team) he was born in 24/01/1938
  • Raymond Pettibon (American artist) he was born in 16/06/1957
  • Tiana Lynn (American movie actress) she was born in 01/09/1983
  • Terry Goddard (former Mayor of Phoenix and Arizona Attorney General) he was born in 29/01/1947
  • Mark Udall (American politician) he was born in 18/07/1950
  • Dominic Janes (American actor) he was born in 11/02/1994

Schools in Tucson

College & universities near Tucson, AZ

Code Name City ZIP
103741 Empire Beauty School-Tucson Tucson (AZ) 85716
461713 Pure Aesthetics Natural Skincare School Tucson (AZ) 85716-3823
104179 University of Arizona Tucson (AZ) 85721-0066
104188 Southwest University of Visual Arts-Tucson Tucson (AZ) 85716
476753 Aveda Institute-Tucson Tucson (AZ) 85701

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Tucson, AZ

Code Name Address Type
TUS Tucson 400 North Toole Avenue RAIL
BEN Benson 105 E. 4th Street RAIL

Post offices near Tucson

Post Office Name City ZIP
Sun Post Office Tucson (AZ) 85719
Tucson Post Office Tucson (AZ) 85726
Coronad Post Office Tucson (AZ) 85711
Downtown Tucson Post Office Tucson (AZ) 85701
South Tucson Post Office Tucson (AZ) 85713

Other cities in Pima County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Pima County , AZ. (more)

City Name Population Title
Casas Adobes 66,795 Census-designated place in Pima County, Arizona, United States
Marana 51,306 Town in Pima and Pinal counties in Arizona, United States
Catalina Foothills 50,796 Census designated place
Oro Valley 46,678 Town in Pima County, Arizona, United States
San Luis 36,242 Town in Yuma County, Arizona, United States
Sahuarita 32,327 Town in Pima County, Arizona, United States
Drexel Heights 27,749 Census designated place in Pima County, Arizona, United States
Green Valley 21,391 Census-designated place in Pima County, Arizona, United States
Tanque Verde 16,901 Census-designated place in Pima County, Arizona
Flowing Wells 16,419 Census designated place
Tucson Estates 12,192 Census-designated place in Pima County, Arizona
Picture Rocks 9,563 Census-designated place in Pima County, Arizona, United States
Catalina 7,569 Census designated place in Pima County, Arizona, United States
Avra Valley 6,050 Census designated place
South Tucson 5,742 City in Pima County, Arizona, United States
Three Points 5,581 Census designated place in Pima County, Arizona, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Tucson distances to largest Arizona cities