Tucson, AZ

TUCSON, ARIZONA: Demographic and Financial Snapshot

(Last updated on 12.9.20)

 

AGE IN TUCSON, ARIZONA

Age RangePopulationPercent
20 to 24 years61,91911.3%
25 to 29 years46,6318.5%
30 to 34 years36,2856.6%
35 to 39 years33,9246.2%
40 to 44 years31,6945.8%
45 to 49 years29,7975.5%
50 to 54 years26,6254.9%
55 to 59 years31,0145.7%
60 to 64 years29,7075.4%
65 to 69 years29,7555.4%
70 to 74 years18,6083.4%
75 to 79 years13,1352.4%
80 to 84 years9,9491.8%
85+ years9,3591.7%

The median age in Tucson is 33.5 years

Source: US Census Data; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Age

 

ETHNICITY IN TUCSON, ARIZONA

EthnicityPopulationPercent
White380,77669.7%
Black or African American31,8175.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native24,1254.4%
Asian17,3733.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,2290.2%
Other55,74410.2%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Race

 

EDUCATION IN TUCSON, ARIZONA

Education LevelPopulationPercent
Less than 9th grade20,4585.8%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma34,8239.8%
High school graduate (includes GED)82,86223.3%
Some college, no degree93,37926.3%
Associate’s degree26,8117.5%
Bachelor’s degree59,20416.7%
Graduate or professional degree37,92010.7%
High school graduate or higher300,17684.4%
Bachelor’s degree or higher97,12427.3%
Less than Bachelor’s degree258,33372.7%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Education (population 25+ years)

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN TUCSON, ARIZONA

Annual Household IncomePercent
Less than $10,00010.0%
$10,000 to $14,9996.9%
$15,000 to $24,99913.8%
$25,000 to $34,99911.9%
$35,000 to $49,99915.7%
$50,000 to $74,99917.5%
$75,000 to $99,99910.5%
$100,000 to $149,9998.9%
$150,000 to $199,9993.0%
$200,000 or more1.8%

Median household income: $41,625

Mean household income: $55,689

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Household Income

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME BY EDUCATION IN TUCSON, ARIZONA

Education LevelAverage Income
Less than high school graduate$19,374
High school graduate (includes GED)$25,050
Some college or Associate’s degree$30,352
Bachelor’s degree$39,770
Graduate or professional degree$50,284

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Median earnings in past 12 months by education (population 25+ years with earnings)

 

MARITAL STATUS IN TUCSON, ARIZONA

 PopulationPercent
Population 15+ years 457,260 NA
Never married197,81943.3%
Now married (except separated)159,62734.9%
Separated8,9312.0%
Widowed24,7185.4%
Divorced66,16514.5%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Marital Status for population 15 years and over

 

POVERTY STATUS IN TUCSON, ARIZONA

 PopulationPercent
Living beneath poverty line120,56423.4%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Poverty Rate

 

HOUSING IN TUCSON, ARIZONA

Owner-occupied housing units105,368
Renter-occupied housing units105,448
Single-family detached units128,031
Homeownership rate50.0%
Vacancy rate11.5%
Renters rate50.0%
Average housing value$164,712
Average monthly owner cost (with mortgage)$801
Average rent$761

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Housing Characteristics

 

SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS IN TUCSON, ARIZONA

Average income$55,689
Average household size2.43
Percent population 16 years and over in labor force61.6%
Percent disabled15.2%
Percent with health coverage88.0%
Average travel time to work (in minutes)22.4
Percent workers using public transportation3.8%
Percent veterans9.1%
Percent foreign born15.2%
Percent speaking Spanish at home8.7%

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Socioeconomic Characteristics

 

CONSUMER SPENDING IN TUCSON, ARIZONA

Total consumer expenditures per household$50,694.51
Alcoholic beverages$389.75
Alcoholic beverages consumed at home$231.65
Beer consumed away from home$68.16
Wine consumed away from home$33.01
Apparel & services$1,491.04
Men’s apparel$291.17
Women’s apparel$491.01
Children’s apparel$229.04
Boys’ apparel$76.93
Girls’ apparel$86.13
Footwear$343.27
Dining out (food away from home)$2,560.36
Dining out – Breakfast$264.43
Dining out – Lunch$801.04
Dining out – Dinner$1,181.33
Education$1,027.70
Entertainment / recreation$2,169.60
Club membership fees$150.33
Dating services$0.57
Pet food$173.98
Pet services$42.83
Food consumed at home$3,593.94
Bakery products consumed at home$470.37
Dairy products consumed at home$366.24
Fruits and vegetables consumed at home$701.02
Meat, poultry, fish, eggs consumed at home$801.30
Nonalcoholic beverages consumed at home$354.91
Snacks / other food products consumed at home$1,255.01
Health care$3,960.88
Medical services$732.12
Nonprescription drugs$98.57
Household Services$1,358.74
Care for the elderly and handicapped$48.36
Lawn and garden services$284.89
Housekeeping services$112.89
PC repair$4.76
Housing$16,061.74
Home improvements$1,620.56
Utilities, fuel, and public services$3,371.70
Phone services$1,236.22
Water$497.15
Life and other insurance$281.31
Pensions and social security$5,279.89
Personal care products and services$612.48
Hair care products$74.50
Personal care products$258.04
Local transportation$5,942.90
Gasoline$1,568.01
Vehicle maintenance and repair$815.79
Travel$1,440.80
Airline fares$354.14
Auto / truck rental on trips$17.19
Lodging on trips$385.75
Food and drink on trips$350.83
Entertainment on trips$122.02

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Consumer Spending (Consumer expenditures per household)

 

DEBT IN PIMA COUNTY (home to TUCSON, ARIZONA)

% with any debt in collections32%
Average debt in collections$1,797
% with medical debt in collections15%
Average medical debt in collections$697
% with student loan debt15%
Average student loan debt$16,170
Average monthly student loan payment$155
% with auto debt30%

Source: Urban Institute; https://apps.urban.org/features/debt-interactive-map/
Survey/Program
: Data from credit bureau data (2018) + the US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (2017)
Data Point
: Consumer Debt

 

UNEMPLOYMENT IN TUCSON, ARIZONA

YearPopulationPercent
January 201913,4675.1%
February 201912,5744.7%
March 201912,6494.7%
April 201911,6904.4%
May 201912,1384.5%
June 201913,2925.0%
July 201913,3715.0%
August 201912,8004.8%
September 201912,0454.5%
October 201912,0344.5%
November 201911,5264.3%
December 201911,6724.3%
January 202012,8094.7%
February 202012,1464.4%
March 202016,9996.3%
April 202037,19113.8%
May 202024,9409.2%
June 202029,19610.9%
July 202031,86211.7%
August 202017,0746.6%

Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics; https://www.bls.gov/lau/data.htm
Survey/Program
: Local Area Employment Statistics
Data Point
: Unemployment totals (not seasonally adjusted)

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