Relocating to Tucson
Traveling with your pet?
Check out this great resource on cat and dog friendly travel.
Housing Market Stats
Early in 2018, the median sales price measured at $193,000. The average price per square foot is $134.
What’s up with the Weather?
Tucson is a great place to live because of our warm winters. The daytime highs are between 64°F and 75°F. We have over 300 days of sunshine each year. Our record high was on a toasty June day with a temperature of 117°F. View our updated 10-day forecast.
Property-related crime affects only .54% of Pima County vs. 4.63% in all of Arizona. Crime rates are considerably low in Tucson. For example, in January 2014, 110 crimes were reported. 11 were violent and 99 were nonviolent. Less than 1% of the Tucson population is affected by violent crimes.
Cost of Living
The cost of living in Tucson is less than the US average. You can compare the cost of living in different cities using this calculator. This can be especially helpful if you are relocating!
People typically relocate because of a new job in a different location. However, if you are relocating to Tucson for other reasons, be assured that Tucson has a high employment rate. When data was last collected, in November 2013, 449,700 citizens were employed with only a 6.2% unemployment rate.
Living in Tucson, you’ll have access to great education from pre-kindergarten all the way through college. Check out these school districts in the Tucson area: Altar Valley Elementary District Amphitheater School District (Includes Oro Valley Schools) Catalina Foothills School District Flowing Wells School District Continental Elementary (Green Valley) School District (See our page on Green Valley Schools) Marana Unified School District Sunnyside Unified School District Tanque Verde Unified School District Tucson Unified School District Wildcat School Vail Unified School District (Named #1 school district in Arizona)
Check out our page on all of the colleges and universities located in Tucson, as well:
MANY people relocate to Tucson, Arizona for retirement or for a job. So what happens if you need to relocate but don’t have the time to spend weeks here looking for the perfect home for you?