Nationwide Claims to Fame

Tucson is 23rd out of 5,266 other cities in Retail sales

Tucson is 32nd out of 6,406 other cities in Housing units

Tucson is 33rd out of 4,664 other cities in Current population (2012)

Tucson is 33rd out of 6,406 other cities in Households

Tucson is 33rd out of 6,406 other cities in Size in square miles

Tucson is 35th out of 5,169 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Tucson is 44th out of 4,905 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Statewide Claims to Fame

Tucson is 2nd in Arizona out of 60 other cities in Current population (2012)

Tucson is 2nd in Arizona out of 74 other cities in Retail sales

Tucson is 2nd in Arizona out of 75 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Tucson is 2nd in Arizona out of 98 other cities in Households

Tucson is 2nd in Arizona out of 98 other cities in Housing units

Tucson is 3rd in Arizona out of 73 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Tucson is 3rd in Arizona out of 98 other cities in Size in square miles

Tucson is 5th in Arizona out of 98 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Tucson is 15th in Arizona out of 98 other cities in Income below poverty line

Tucson is 17th in Arizona out of 98 other cities in Foreign born residents

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Tucson Rank Arizona US
Current population (2012) 524,295 2nd 6,553,255 313,914,040
Size in square miles 226.7 3rd 113,594.1 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,294.2 17th 56.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Tucson Rank Arizona US
Residents younger than 5 6.9% 44th 6.7% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.3% 55th 24.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.9% 62nd 14.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Tucson Rank Arizona US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 83.9% 63rd 85.2% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 24.5% 40th 26.4% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Tucson Rank Arizona US
Race - White 69.7% 74th 84.3% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 5.0% 17th 4.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 2.7% 24th 5.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.9% 19th 3.1% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 30th 0.3% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 4.2% 17th 2.5% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 41.6% 18th 30.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 47.2% 76th 57.1% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Tucson Rank Arizona US
Female residents 50.5% 59th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 15.8% 17th 13.9% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Tucson Rank Arizona US
Housing units 229,762 2nd 2,864,335 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 33.7% 5th 20.6% 25.9%
Households 204,990 2nd 2,344,215 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 52.3% 91st 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $163,900 51st $197,400 $186,200
People per household 2.4 66th 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Tucson Rank Arizona US
Income per capita $20,460 70th $25,784 $27,915
Income per household $37,448 78th $50,752 $52,762
Income below poverty line 22.6% 15th 16.2% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Tucson Rank Arizona US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 42,100 2nd 491,529 27,092,908
Retail sales $8,647,042 2nd $86,758,801 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $16,110 25th $13,637 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $1,214,870 3rd $13,268,514 $613,795,732

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