Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area AZ Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,023,093
Population in Households 997,329
Population in Familes 769,922
Population in Group Qrtrs 25,764
Population Density1 111
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 401,624
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 248,453
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 458,354 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 242,491 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 159,133 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 56,730 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $192,831
Average Home Value $252,069


Median Household Income $46,092
Average Household Income $65,197
Per Capita Income $26,060
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.69% 0.66%
Households 0.53% 0.58%
Families 0.34% 0.47%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.