Tucson city, Arizona Rental Market Trends
Any shifts in rent prices brought forth by the COVID-19 pandemic are not yet reflected in the statistics on this page. Please bear this in mind when referencing the data below, as it may not accurately describe the current context of the Tucson city, Arizona rental market.
An apartment for rent in Tucson city, Arizona typically goes for $921 per month, while a single-family home for rent in Tucson city, Arizona has a monthly cost of around $1,701. Renter-occupied units make up 50% of the local housing market, while the rental vacancy rate in Tucson city, Arizona is at 7.2.
Tucson city, Arizona
Average Apartment Rent
Y-o-Y Change in Apartment Rent
Average Single Family Rent
Compared to a year ago, Tucson city, Arizona apartments have recorded a 6.23% rent increase.
Tucson city, Arizona |Median apartment rent trend
Tucson city, Arizona| Average apartment rent by city
Tucson city, Arizona | Apartment rent ranges
At 42.25%, apartments priced $700 - $1000 represent the bulk of Tucson city, Arizona rentals, while condos priced under $500 hold the lowest share of the market – 1.55%.
Tucson city, Arizona | Housing tenure
Renters take up 50% of Tucson city, Arizona real estate, occupying a total of 105,448 units, while homeowners live in 105,368 properties.
Median number of rooms of renter-occupied housing units
Renter Median household income
Average household size of renter occupied-housing units
Rental vacancy rate
Tucson city, Arizona | Renter-occupied housing units by no. of bedrooms
There are 36,212 rentals in Tucson city, Arizona with 2 beds making up the highest share of the market, at 34%. Units with 5 or more beds, on the other hand, hold the lowest percentage (1%), amounting to 704 units. Overall, the median number of rooms in Tucson city, Arizona homes for rent is 3.9.
Tucson city, Arizona |Renter-occupied units by age of householder
Most condos for rent in Tucson city, Arizona are occupied by residents in the 25 - 34 years age group (26%), followed by those in the 15 - 24 years age group (18%). At the same time, people in the 85 years and over age group make up the lowest share of the local rental market – 2%.
Tucson city, Arizona | Renter-occupied housing units by family type
Tucson city, Arizona | Renter-occupied housing units by the presence of own children
A total of 46,719 apartments for rent in Tucson city, Arizona, or 44% of all rentals are family households. Additionally, 28% of rental homes include children under the age of 18 – that’s 29,760 units. All in all, the median size of a renter-occupied household in Tucson city, Arizona is 2.33.
Tucson city, Arizona | Renter-occupied housing units by educational attainment
In terms of education, renters holding bachelor degrees or higher make up 22% of the rental market. In contrast, residents with less than a high school degree reside in 14% of the homes for rent in Tucson city, Arizona.
Tucson city, Arizona | Renter-occupied units by year structure built
The highest share of Tucson city, Arizona apartment rentals, namely 22% or 23,276 units, were built 1970 - 1979, followed by those built 1980 - 1989 (20%, 20,602 units), and the ones built 1990 - 1999 (14%, 15,069 units).
Tucson city, Arizona | Renter-occupied units by year householder moved in
Median year renter moved into unit2014
Most Tucson city, Arizona renters (46%) moved in 2010 to 2014, while only 1% of them moved in 1989 or earlier. Overall, the median year renters have occupied their Tucson city, Arizona condos for rent is 2014.
Tucson city, Arizona | Renter-occupied housing units by vehicles available
When it comes to transportation options, 47% of Tucson city, Arizona renters have 1 vehicle available per household, 25% of them have 2 vehicles available, and 20% have no vehicle available.
Tucson city, Arizona | Means of transportation to work of householders living in renter-occupied housing units
Tucson city, Arizona |Geographical mobility in the past year for householders living in renter-occupies housing units
Tucson city, Arizona | Average apartment rent by zip codes
The rental statistics on this page were compiled using data provided by our sister company, Yardi Matrix, an apartment market intelligence solution which offers comprehensive information on all Tucson city, Arizona apartment buildings 50 units or larger. Yardi Matrix covers ~80% of the U.S. metro area population, including over 80,000 properties and 15.2 million apartments across 124 U.S. markets.
Average single family rent calculated from point2homes.com data.
Exceptions: Data sourced from U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates