Tucson Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Tucson?

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There are 545,340 residents in Tucson, with a median age of 34. Of this, 49.53% are males and 50.47% are females. US-born citizens make up 83.49% of the resident pool in Tucson, while non-US-born citizens account for 8.43%. Additionally, 8.08% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 415,791 people in Tucson currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 545,340 0.7%
Male Population 270,117 0.3%
Female Population 275,223 1.2%
Male population 49.53%
Female population 50.47%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 34 0.9%
Citizen US Born 455,318 1.5%
Citizen not US Born 45,945 1.4%
Not Citizen 44,077 -6.9%
Citizen US Born 83.49%
Citizen not US Born 8.43%
Not Citizen 8.08%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 5,398 -15.1%
Moved from Same County 84,563 -7.0%
Moved from Same State 14,487 13.1%
Moved from Different State 19,458 0.1%
Same House as Last Year 415,791 2.6%
Moved from Abroad 1%
Moved from Same County 15.67%
Moved from Same State 2.68%
Moved from Different State 3.61%
Same House as Last Year 77.04%

What are the employment statistics in Tucson?

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White-collar workers make up 80.98% of the working population in Tucson, while blue-collar employees account for 19.02%. There are also 21,307 entrepreneurs in Tucson (8.53% of the workforce); 166,439 workers employed in private companies (66.61%); and 40,827 people working in governmental institutions (16.34%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 202,324 2.1%
Blue Collar 47,531 1.0%
White Collar 80.98%
Blue Collar 19.02%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 21,307 0.6%
Private Companies 166,439 0.8%
Governmental Workers 40,827 4.7%
Not for Profit Companies 21,282 6.3%
Self Employees 8.53%
Private Companies 66.61%
Governmental Workers 16.34%
Not for Profit Companies 8.52%

How many households are there in Tucson?

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There are a total of 215,943 households in Tucson, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 54.58% of these Tucson households, while non-family units account for the remaining 45.42%. Additionally, 28.05% of households have children and 71.95% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 215,943 1.6%
Average People Per Household 2 -0.8%
Family Households 117,857 0.9%
Non-family Households 98,086 2.5%
Family Households 54.58%
Non-family Households 45.42%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 60,575 1.6%
Households without Children 155,368 1.6%
Households with Children 28.05%
Households without Children 71.95%

What are the median and average incomes in Tucson?

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The average annual household income in Tucson is $59,650, while the median household income sits at $45,227 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $49,254, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $52,492. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $27,252 and $39,611, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $59,650 2.8%
Median Household Income $45,227 4.2%
People below Poverty Level 106,372 -6.4%
People above Poverty Level 408,311 3.1%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Tucson?

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There are 240,782 housing units in Tucson, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1978. Of the 215,943 occupied housing units in Tucson, 51.71% are owner-occupied, while 48.29% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 64.31% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $171,500. In general, housing costs reach $890 per month in Tucson.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 240,782 0.6%
Median Year Built 1978 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 8,305 -5.1%
Built between 1940 and 1949 10,377 12.2%
Built between 1950 and 1959 33,708 -5.0%
Built between 1960 and 1969 27,190 -0.9%
Built between 1970 and 1979 49,637 -2.8%
Built between 1980 and 1989 41,491 7.1%
Built between 1990 and 1999 32,570 1.5%
Built between 2000 and 2009 30,658 1.5%
Built in 2010 or Later 6,846 10.1%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 215,943 1.6%
Owner Occupied 111,663 3.9%
Renter Occupied 104,280 -0.7%
Owner Occupied 51.71%
Renter Occupied 48.29%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 71,806 4.2%
Without Mortgage 39,857 3.3%
Median Value with Mortgage $171,500 6.2%
Median Value without Mortgage $148,600 13.7%
Median Housing Costs per Month $890 2.5%
With Mortgage 64.31%
Without Mortgage 35.69%

What is the level of education in Tucson?

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Approximately 33.68% of the population in Tucson holds a high school degree (that's 145,827 residents), while 29.16% have attained a college certificate (121,680 locals) and 15.35% have a bachelor's degree (66,452 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 19,950 -4.8%
Some High School 145,827 -0.4%
Some College 121,680 4.2%
Associate Degree 35,173 8.8%
Bachelor's Degree 66,452 4.9%
Graduate Degree 39,332 3.8%
No High School 4.61%
Some High School 33.68%
Some College 29.16%
Associate Degree 8.12%
Bachelor's Degree 15.35%
Graduate Degree 9.08%

What is the marital status of Tucson residents?

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A total of 191,757 people in Tucson have never been married (which represents 42.45% of the total population), while 171,617 of them are wedded (37.99%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 10,407 (2.3%) and 64,601 (14.3%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 191,757 1.2%
Married 171,617 1.0%
Separated 10,407 8.1%
Widowed 23,727 -1.0%
Divorced 64,601 3.4%
Never Married 42.45%
Married 37.99%
Separated 2.3%
Widowed 5.25%
Divorced 14.3%

What are the most common means of transportation in Tucson?

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The top three means of transportation people in Tucson use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 208,343 residents commute by car, 7,374 prefer going to work by walking and 7,053 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 208,343 0.3%
Bus or TrolleyBus 7,053 -11.4%
Subway or Elevated 6 N/A
Railroad 228 -31.9%
Ferryboat 36 227.3%
Bicycle 5,393 -7.0%
Motorcycle 1,158 5.1%
TaxiCab 584 59.6%
Walk 7,374 -3.7%

What is the median and average household income in Tucson by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
85701 5,279 2,750 $45,862.00 $71,602.00
85705 57,449 24,304 $30,885.00 $42,888.00
85706 57,712 17,260 $39,655.00 $50,407.00
85707 717 0 $0.00 $0.00
85708 4,009 1,212 $58,486.00 $61,996.00
85710 53,002 24,780 $46,055.00 $59,440.00
85711 41,266 17,212 $42,497.00 $54,899.00
85712 32,494 16,384 $37,524.00 $53,990.00
85713 47,477 16,758 $39,939.00 $50,730.00
85714 14,449 5,132 $35,260.00 $48,721.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 85701 85705 85706 85707 85708 85710 85711 85712 85713 85714 85715 85716 85719 85723 85724 85726 85730 85739 85745 85747 85748 85756

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