Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ

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2022 Population
120,522
13.3% 1-year growth
US Senator
Kyrsten Sinema
Independent Party
US Senator
Mark Kelly
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
31.8
3.92% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
23.2%
6.62% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$48,346
15.2% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$161,100
31.3% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ had a population of 121k people with a median age of 31.8 and a median household income of $48,346. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ grew from 106,385 to 120,522, a 13.3% increase and its median household income grew from $41,950 to $48,346, a 15.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ are White (Hispanic) (32.7%), Two+ (Hispanic) (22.8%), Other (Hispanic) (17.7%), White (Non-Hispanic) (12.2%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Hispanic) (4.65%).

59.2% of the households in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

87.1% of the residents in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are Southwest University of Visual Arts-Tucson (13 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2022, the median property value in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ was $161,100, and the homeownership rate was 54.7%.

Most people in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ is home to a population of 121k people, from which 87.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 22.9% of Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ residents were born outside of the country (27.5k people).

In 2022, there were 1.43 times more White (Hispanic) residents (39.4k people) in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 27.5k Two+ (Hispanic) and 21.3k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ are Spanish (63,189 households), Swahili or Other Languages of Central, Eastern, & Southern Africa (398 households), and Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages (394 households).

Citizenship

87.1%
2022 Citizenship
86%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 87.1% of Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ was 86%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ
  1. White (Hispanic)
    39.4k ± 2.69k
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    27.5k ± 2.75k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    21.3k ± 2.12k
78.4%
Hispanic Population
94.5k people

In 2022, there were 1.43 times more White (Hispanic) residents (39.4k people) in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 27.5k Two+ (Hispanic) and 21.3k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

78.4% of the people in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ are hispanic (94.5k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

22.9%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
27.5k people
24%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
25.5k people

As of 2022, 22.9% of Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ residents (27.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ was 24%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    63,189 households (56.2%)
  2. Swahili or Other Languages of Central, Eastern, & Southern Africa
    398 households (0.354%)
  3. Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages
    394 households (0.351%)

59.2% of the households in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ was Spanish. 56.2% of the households in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,815 ± 479
  2. Vietnam
    1,076 ± 232
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    721 ± 178

Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.69 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ employs 46.3k people. The largest industries in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ are Construction (5,432 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,254 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,271 people), and the highest paying industries are Scientific research & development services ($140,677), Other professional, scientific & technical services ($139,777), and Aerospace products & parts manufacturing ($114,357).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
18,476
Women
45.9%
21,744
Men
54.1%

The workforce of Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ in 2020 was 40,220 people, with 45.9% woman, and 54.1% men.

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Occupations

46.3k
2022 Value
12.9%
1 Year growth
± 12.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ grew at a rate of 12.9%, from 41.1k employees to 46.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ, are Customer service representatives (2,283 people), Janitors & building cleaners (1,537 people), and Personal care aides (1,367 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

46.3k
2022 Value
12.9%
1 Year growth
± 12.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ grew at a rate of 12.9%, from 41.1k employees to 46.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ, are Construction (5,432 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,254 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,271 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ, though some of these residents may live in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$33,925
Median earning men ± $1,078
$29,541
Median earning women ± $1,380

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($51,237), Information ($44,536), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($43,067).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($55,417), Public Administration ($43,926), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($43,189).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.3%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.15M people employed in Arizona. This represents a 2.3% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.21%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Arizona went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 49.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (49.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.52%).

Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly are the senators currently representing the state of Arizona. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Arizona is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Arizona

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Kyrsten Sinema
Senator from Arizona1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Kyrsten Sinema won election to the Senate as a Democrat in 2018
Mark Kelly
Senator from Arizona3
Assumed office on December 2, 2020
Elected to the seat to succeed Martha McSally, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of John McCain and the resignation of Jon Kyl.

Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly are the senators currently representing Arizona.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Arizona

Arizona is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2020, universities in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ awarded 13 degrees. The student population of Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ in 2019 is skewed towards women, with 43 male students and 50 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ are White (6 and 46.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (5 and 38.5%), American Indian or Alaska Native (1 and 7.69%), and Unknown (1 and 7.69%).

The largest universities in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ by number of degrees awarded are Southwest University of Visual Arts-Tucson (13 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.42% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.85% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (27.7k), Secondary Education (23.9k), and Some college (20.3k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ was $161,100 in 2022, which is 0.571 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $122,700 to $161,100, a 31.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ is 54.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ have an average commute time of 22.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ is $48,346. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ was Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ with a value of $128,801, followed by Maricopa County--Scottsdale (North), Phoenix (Far Northeast) Cities & Cave Creek PUMA, AZ and Maricopa County--Chandler City (South) PUMA, AZ, with respective values of $127,299 and $114,429.

Property

$161,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,016
$21,714
Median Property Taxes
±$1,049

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

54.7%
Homeownership
2022
65.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 54.7% of the housing units in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 52.5%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ was Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ with a value of $128,801, followed by Maricopa County--Scottsdale (North), Phoenix (Far Northeast) Cities & Cave Creek PUMA, AZ and Maricopa County--Chandler City (South) PUMA, AZ, with respective values of $127,299 and $114,429.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$48,346
Median Household Income
± $1,725
39.7k
Number of Households
± 1,560

In 2022, the median household income of the 39.7k households in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ grew to $48,346 from the previous year's value of $41,950.

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Wage Distribution

0.412
2022 Wage GINI in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ
0.357
2021 Wage GINI in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ

In 2022, the income inequality in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ was 0.412 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 15.4% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (69.5%)
  2. Carpooled (15.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.91%)

In 2022, 69.5% of workers in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (15.4%) and those who worked at home (7.91%).

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Commute Time

22.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ have a shorter commute time (22.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.12% of the workforce in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

23.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ (27k out of 116k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ is Hispanic, followed by White and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

82.2% of the population of Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ has health coverage, with 26.8% on employee plans, 38.4% on Medicaid, 6.53% on Medicare, 8.41% on non-group plans, and 2.08% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Arizona see 1499 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1523 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1585 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 662 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,499 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Arizona

Primary care physicians in Arizona see an average of 1,499 patients per year. This represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1,523 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 29.1% under 18 years, 26% between 18 and 34 years, 33.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.8% were men and 52.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

17.8%
Uninsured
26.8%
Employer Coverage
38.4%
Medicaid
6.53%
Medicare
8.41%
Non-Group
2.08%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ declined by 4.72% from 18.6% to 17.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Tucson City (South) PUMA, AZ changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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