Located in Pima County, Arizona, Tucson is home to the University of Arizona and is the 33rd largest city in the US. With a population of 985,000 in 2018, Tucson is the second largest city in Arizona. Due to the climate, Tucson has a unique temporary seasonal population. “Snowbirds” will live in Tucson for 4-5 months out of the year for the very comfortable winter.
According to the 2010 Census, the residents of Tucson are:
- 69.7% White (non-hispanic)
- 5.0% African American
- 2.7% Native American
- 2.9% Asian
- .02% Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander
- 17.8% Other Races
- 3.4% Two or More Races
- 41.6% Hispanic or Latino of any race
The median household income is $48,676/year which is 15.6% lower than the national median and 9.0% below the State of Arizona median income. With a median home sale price of $196,700, Tucson is a destination for those who seek an affordable lifestyle, with mild winters and very warm summers.
Residents enjoy year around sunshine and the famous Sonoran Desert, where you will find the giant saguaro, the famous cacti that serves as a symbol for the American Southwest.