Tucson, AZ Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 209,792 housing units in Tucson. This represents a 14.4% growth from 183,338 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 208,024 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 1,768 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Tucson is about 53.5%. Tucson's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8%. Average household size is 2.42 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Tucson were built after 1974.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type5.80%
One Bedroom23.10%
Two Bedrooms30.70%
Three Bedrooms30%
Four Bedrooms9.40%
Five Bedrooms or more1%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.61
Median year structure was built1972
Median Value of occupied units$96,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$93,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.21
Median year structure was built1976
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$452

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage8.70%
Home Equity Loan7.60%
Simple Mortgage58.60%
Debt Free24.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.7%