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Tucson, AZ

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Tucson has booming high tech and manufacturing industries as well as a strong tourist based economy that celebrates the arts. Surrounded by mountains, this sunny metropolis is known for its colorful architecture and cuisine. The city of Tucson has a strong Mexican-American community and a rich multicultural atmosphere. Home to the University of Arizona, there is also a solid academic and research presence. Major attractions include the Reid Park Zoo, the Art Deco Fox Theatre in the downtown, plus the numerous events and festivals like the Tucson Folk Festival and the Tucson Rodeo.

Tucson Apartments for Rent

$450-$760

Palomino Crossing
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

$810-$1120

Orange Tree Village
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

$552-$867

Zona Rio
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1

$449-$650

Fountain Plaza
Beds: Studio-2
Baths: 1

$729-$1149

Sonoran Terraces
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2.5

$489-$659

Saddle Ridge
Beds: Studio-2
Baths: 1-2

Key City Stats

The average age of Tucson, AZ is
25 to 29
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 8.71%
  • 7.08%
  • 6.73%
  • Female
  • 8.1%
  • 6.55%
  • 6.11%
$714
is average rent in Tucson, AZ
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 7.5%
  • 6.28%
  • 6.33%
42.77%
of units are available for rent in Tucson
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 11503
  • 1455
  • 6606
Getting Around in Tucson, AZ

While the easiest way to get around Tucson is by car, the city does offer a thriving and dependable public transportation system. Sun Tran buses weave throughout the city, so taking public transit to work or school is entirely possible. Each bus is equipped with a bike rack, so you can peddle for pleasure or convenience and still have the option of hitching a ride home. If you’re looking to travel to the neighboring cities, Amtrak is at your service too.

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The average commuter time in Tucson is:
15 to 19 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 7.06%
  • 14.2%
  • 1.73%

Southwestern Art

<p>For a tour of one of the most extensive collections of southwest art and artifacts, be sure to visit the Arizona State Museum. With baskets, pottery, textiles, photos, and ethnographic items from the region, the exhibits truly are a treat. The Tucson Museum of Art isn't just one building, it's an entire historic block filled with traveling exhibitions and offers tours and classes, making art accessible to everyone.</p>

Celebrate Art Outside

<p>Check out the Annual Summer Series put on by the Tucson Jazz Society, go on a Summer Art Cruise with the Central Tucson Gallery Association, or expand your flora collection at home by picking up something at the Weird Plant Sale put on by the Tucson Botanical Gardens.</p>