StatisticTucsonArizonaNational
Population527,5867,278,717328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)2,2266591
Median age33.237.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)42%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%42%43%
Speak English66%73%79%
Speak Spanish29%20%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Tucson is 3324% higher than Arizona
  • The median age in Tucson is 11% lower than Arizona
  • In Tucson 73.47% of the population is White
  • In Tucson 5.02% of the population is Black
  • In Tucson 3.00% of the population is Asian

Compare Tucson, AZ Demographics

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      Tucson population breakdown by race

      RaceTucsonArizonaNational
      White73.47%77.80%73.35%
      Black5.02%4.27%12.63%
      Asian3.00%3.05%5.22%
      American Indian2.86%4.41%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.18%0.19%0.18%
      Mixed race4.48%3.31%3.06%
      Other race11.00%6.97%4.75%
      In Tucson, 42.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

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      Tucson age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Tucson, AZ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).