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Apartments for Rent in Tucson City, AZ - 757 Rentals available

  • Apartment
    550 N. Pantano Road, Tucson, AZ 85710
    $570 - $790
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Available Today! Last updated 14 Nov 2019
    (520) 885-3218
  • Apartment
    5505 So. Mission Rd., Tucson, AZ 85746
    $584 - $1,058
    • 1-4 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Available Today! Last updated 14 Nov 2019
    (844) 378-7071
  • Apartment
    9000 East Speedway, Tucson, AZ 85710
    $743 - $1,189
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Available Today! Last updated 14 Nov 2019
    (520) 447-4933
  • Apartment
    1525 N. Euclid Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719
    $699 - $899
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Available Today! Last updated 14 Nov 2019
    (520) 624-3836
  • Apartment
    6795 East Calle La Paz, Tucson, AZ 85715
    $1,040 - $2,539
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Available Today! Last updated 14 Nov 2019
    (844) 379-6856
  • Apartment
    8600 East Old Spanish Trail, Tucson, AZ 85710
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    $750 - $920
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Available Today! Last updated 14 Nov 2019
    (520) 441-1892
  • Apartment
    3111 East 4Th, Tucson, AZ 85716
    $825 - $1,837
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Available Today! Last updated 14 Nov 2019
    (520) 447-1650
  • Apartment
    305 E. Benson Highway, Tucson, AZ 85713
    $550
    • Studio
    • 1 Bath
    Available Today! Last updated 14 Nov 2019
    (520) 353-2333
  • Apartment
    600 North Pantano Road, Tucson, AZ 85710
    $649 - $1,061
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Last updated 14 Nov 2019
    (520) 829-0916
  • Apartment
    3020 S. Sixth Ave, Tucson, AZ 85713
    $592 - $634
    • Studio
    • 1 Bath
    Last updated 14 Nov 2019
    (520) 462-2955
  • Apartment
    77 North Camino Seco, Tucson, AZ 85710
    $903 - $1,702
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Last updated 14 Nov 2019
    (520) 447-1495
  • Apartment
    8225 E. Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85710
    $579 - $815
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Last updated 14 Nov 2019
    (520) 298-3699
  • Apartment
    8030 East Lakeside Parkway, Tucson, AZ 85730
    $801 - $1,169
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Last updated 14 Nov 2019
    (520) 447-1025
  • Apartment
    6001 East Pima, Tucson, AZ 85712
    $817 - $1,379
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Last updated 14 Nov 2019
    (520) 762-7297
  • Apartment
    160 North Pantano Road, Tucson, AZ 85710
    $582 - $1,315
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Last updated 14 Nov 2019
    (520) 447-4986
  • Apartment
    201 S Kolb Road, Tucson, AZ 85710
    $610 - $1,075
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Last updated 14 Nov 2019
    (833) 704-9246
  • Apartment
    7351 East Speedway, Tucson, AZ 85710
    $721 - $986
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Last updated 14 Nov 2019
    (520) 809-9502
  • Apartment
    8110 E. Speedway Boulevard, Tucson, AZ 85710
    $575 - $950
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Last updated 14 Nov 2019
    (833) 250-9290
  • Apartment
    4399 E Pima St. Tucson, AZ 85712, Tucson, AZ 85712
    $675 - $940
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Last updated 14 Nov 2019
    (833) 278-5186
  • Apartment
    1150 North El Dorado Place, Tucson, AZ 85715
    $939 - $1,520
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Last updated 14 Nov 2019
    (520) 447-2073
  • Apartment
    7730 E. Broadway, Tucson, AZ 85710
    $587 - $1,413
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Last updated 14 Nov 2019
    (833) 766-8471
  • Apartment
    5050 East 5Th Street, Tucson, AZ 85711
    $698 - $1,816
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Last updated 14 Nov 2019
    (520) 600-4436
  • Apartment
    4900 East 5Th, Tucson, AZ 85711
    $530 - $1,243
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Last updated 14 Nov 2019
    (520) 447-1585
  • Apartment
    1001 W. St. Marys, Tucson, AZ 85745
    $717 - $1,344
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Last updated 14 Nov 2019
    (844) 456-4508
  • Apartment
    1881 E. Irvington, Tucson, AZ 85714
    $499 - $570
    • 1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Last updated 14 Nov 2019
    (866) 782-3950
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Renter's Guide to Tucson

Tucson is known for its desert location, its thriving arts and cultural scene, and as the home of the University of Arizona. Tucson was also recently recognized as one of the best cities for millennials due to its low cost of living and dynamic downtown scene.

The second largest city in the state of Arizona, Tucson is similar in size to Albuquerque, New Mexico and El Paso, Texas.  

It is an easy drive from Tucson to just about anywhere in Arizona. Phoenix, the state capital, and Mesa, the third-largest city in Arizona are both only approximately two hours away.  

Hot but not humid in the summer, the average summer temperature in Tucson is 100°F. The mild winters, with temperatures averaging around 65°F make Tucson a favorite place for many to settle down.

The climate is very hot and dry year-round, and there is very little precipitation. Monsoon season runs from mid-June to early September, and rainstorms are most likely to hit in July and August.

Tucson City, AZ Demographics

  • Total Population530,905
  • Female 264,469
    Male 266,436
  • Median Age33.4

Cost of Living in Tucson, AZ

Tucson has a very affordable cost of living. Bus fare for an adult is $1.50, and children under the age of 5 ride for free when accompanied by a paying adult. The Tucson SunTran is the most popular means of public transportation in the city. Yellow Cab Tucson and Discount Cab Tucson are two popular taxicab services. Commute time in Tucson is 23.8 minutes on average, which is slightly less than the United States average of 24.4 minutes.

When dining out, a meal for two at a mid-range restaurant costs about $38, and a regular cappuccino costs $3.78. Basic monthly utilities for a 915-square-foot apartment cost $141.07 in Tucson.

Average Rent in Tucson City, AZ

  • Tucson City, AZ Average Rental Price, September 2019 $879 /mo

    Tucson City, AZ Apartment Rent Ranges

    • < $5002%
    • $501-$70033%
    • $701-$1,00043%
    • $1,001-$1,50017%
    • $1,501-$2,0003%
    • > $2,0002%

    Tucson City, AZ Rent Trends

    Average Rent Jul / 2016 Nov / 2016 Mar / 2017 Jul / 2017 Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Sep / 2019
    Tucson City, AZ $729 $737 $770 $785 $796 $803 $820 $837 $858 $879
    National $1,342 $1,350 $1,346 $1,378 $1,380 $1,383 $1,418 $1,427 $1,431 $1,466
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    Average rent is projected to grow by 5% in 2019 compared to 2018.

    Please note that projected rent growth is calculated at city level.

    Check out the average rent prices in Tucson City by neighborhood.

    Living in Tucson

    This Southern Arizona city is a unique place to live, there are various pros and cons of living in Tucson. First of all, Tucson is beautiful—stunning mountain views surround the desert city. Its proximity to mountains and wide open spaces means that Tucson is also a haven for people who value outdoor activities such as running, biking, rock-climbing, and hiking.

    Tucson also has a wonderful and eclectic food scene. Its proximity to fertile farmland in California and Mexico means it provides an abundance of fresh produce year-round. The Mexican food in the area is also superb.

    Tucson’s ethnic composition is very diverse with a large Latin American population, and is also located in an ecologically diverse place.

    The weather in Tucson has both positive and negative components. The climate is hot, dry, and sunny for nearly the entire year, which can be pleasant but also very intense and occasionally oppressive. Another con is that the crime rate in Tucson is nearly double the national average. Most crime is theft-related.

    Things to do in Tucson

    There is a plethora of fun things to do in Tucson. Families may enjoy taking their children to the Reid Park Zoo, the Children’s Museum of Tucson, Pima Air and Space Museum, and the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. Couples with and without children may enjoy going to Kitt Peak National Observatory to stargaze in the evening.

    There are also many opportunities for outdoor activities in the Tucson area. Saguaro National Park, Madera Canyon, the Tucson Botanical Gardens, and Tohono Chul Park are all wonderful options for activities such as walking, running, hiking, and biking.

    The arts scene includes many independent galleries as well as the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block and the University of Arizona Museum of Art. For evening entertainment, catch a classic western show at the Gaslight Theater, or go to the historic Fox Tucson Theater.

    There are many annual events in Tucson, including the Arizona Renaissance Festival, Tucson Folk Festival, the Banff Mountain Film Festival, and the Tucson International Mariachi Conference.

    The university of Arizona sponsors teams in nine men's and twelve women's NCAA sanctioned sports, and most of these teams go by the name Arizona Wildcats. The football team, for example, plays at the Arizona Stadium, so—depending on the season—you may find excitement in catching a game.

    Economy & Employment

    Tucson’s economy is based on the arts, tourism, manufacturing, and technology industries. Mining also has a presence in the Tucson area, however its influence has decreased over the past several decades. The University of Arizona, Raytheon Missile Systems, and Davis-Monthan Air Force Base are the top employers in Tucson.

    Tucson City, AZ Households

    • Total Number of Households209,906
    • Family 115,289
      Non-family 94,617
    • Children 58,793
      No Children 151,113
    • Average People Per Household2.41
    • Median Household Income$39,617
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$828

    Education in Tucson

    Tucson’s public education system, called the Tucson Unified School District (TUSD), has the second highest enrollment in Arizona. It has over 60,000 students and approximately 3,700 faculty members.

    Top colleges in Tucson include the University of Arizona, Tucson College, the University of Phoenix and Northern Arizona University.

    Tucson City, AZ Education Statistics

    • No High School5%
    • Some High School35%
    • Some College28%
    • Associate Degree8%
    • Bachelor Degree15%
    • Graduate Degree9%

    Tips for Renting in Tucson

    Most tenants living in Tucson have protection under the Arizona Residential Landlord-Tenant Act. There are several important protections that apply to tenants under this law. Tenants may withhold rent if the landlord fails to maintain a safe living environment. The landlord must give at least 30-days’ notice if raising the rental rate. Tenants may take legal action if the landlord fails to return the security deposit after the leasing period ends. If a tenant does not report a criminal record on their lease, the landlord may terminate the lease. In this scenario, the tenant has 10 days to vacate the apartment. Landlords may not restrict housing from potential tenants for discriminatory reasons.

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