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Tucson Apartments
Last updated February 25 2024 at 3:06 AM

Tucson, AZ
425 Apartments for Rent

Tucson Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 548,073
Population Density: 2,302.7 people/sq mile
Median Age: 34
Percentage of Family Households: 57%
Median Annual Income: $50,306 / year
Median Rent: $956 / month

What locals are saying

Rootin' Tootin' Tucson

More “Cali” than “Phoenix”, Tucson is a laid back, artsy town with an affinity (and climate) for outdoor sports

Tucson Demographics


How diverse is Tucson?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Tucson is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Tucson are Hispanic Or Latino (45.7%), White (40.9%), Black Or African American (4.6%), Two Or More (4.2%), Asian (2.8%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (1.5%), Other (0.4%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Tucson residents?

The median age in Tucson is 34 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is Tucson?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Tucson is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Tucson are Hispanic Or Latino (45.7%), White (40.9%), Black Or African American (4.6%), Two Or More (4.2%), Asian (2.8%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (1.5%), Other (0.4%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Tucson residents?

The median age in Tucson is 34 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

Tucson Crime


Overall Crime

High
Overall crime in Tucson is high in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

High
The level of violent crime in Tucson is high compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

High
The level of property crime in Tucson is high compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Tucson


Elementary Schools

10 /10
BASIS Tucson Primary
Charter
K-5
Charter
K-5
773 Students
61 Reviews
773
Students
61 Reviews
9 /10
Mesquite Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
647 Students
8 Reviews
647
Students
8 Reviews
9 /10
Senita Valley Elementary School
Public
PK-8
Public
PK-8
692 Students
14 Reviews
692
Students
14 Reviews

Middle Schools

9 /10
Desert Sky Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
737 Students
10 Reviews
737
Students
10 Reviews
9 /10
Senita Valley Elementary School
Public
PK-8
Public
PK-8
692 Students
14 Reviews
692
Students
14 Reviews
9 /10
BASIS Tucson North
Charter
5-12
Charter
5-12
960 Students
17 Reviews
960
Students
17 Reviews

High Schools

10 /10
University High School
Public
8-12
Public
8-12
1,100 Students
15 Reviews
1,100
Students
15 Reviews
9 /10
Empire High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
707 Students
7 Reviews
707
Students
7 Reviews
9 /10
Sky Islands High School
Charter
9-12
Charter
9-12
75 Students
43 Reviews
75
Students
43 Reviews

What Renters Say about Tucson


Apartment List has released the results for Tucson from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
"Tucson renters expressed general dissatisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "They gave most categories average scores."
67%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
66%
Pet Friendliness
62%
Weather
52%
Commute Time
52%
Affordability
50%
Social Life
49%
Public Transit
45%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
36%
Safety and Crime Rate
34%
State and Local Taxes
34%
Quality of Schools
27%
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Average rent in Tucson, Arizona

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Tucson is $1,246, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,532. Rent rates updated 3 days ago
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List
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Find an apartment for rent in Tucson, AZ


Searching for an apartment for rent in Tucson, AZ? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 425 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Tucson. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Tucson is $1,081 for a studio, $1,246 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $1,532 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Tucson apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Tucson, AZ apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Tucson?

In Tucson, the average rent is $1,081 for a studio, $1,246 for a 1-bedroom, $1,532 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,913 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Tucson, check out our monthly Tucson Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Tucson?

You can filter cheap apartments in Tucson by price: under $700, under $800.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Tucson?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Tucson apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Tucson?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Tucson.

How can I find off-campus housing in Tucson?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Tucson. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include University of Arizona, and Pima Community College.