The Tucson region is a family-friendly community. Oro Valley was chosen as Businessweek’s “Best Place to Raise Kids in Arizona” in 2013. Vail has been chosen as Businessweek.com’s “Best Place to Raise Kids in Arizona” distinction every year since 2010
Diverse Housing Options
With a current median home price of $173,300 (Zillow, 2018), Tucson is ranked as one of the most affordable communities in the U.S.
Downtown Tucson is emerging with innovative new housing options including sites to build
Tucson offers a diverse range of urban and rural settings – from multi-acre lots to urban lofts
Existing three-bedroom, two-bath homes range from the mid $50,000s to the mid $600,000s
Tucson Medical Center, licensed at over 600 beds, has been Tucson’s nonprofit local community hospital for over 70 years
Carondelet (Tenet Healthcare) operates over 900 beds in three facilities throughout the region delivering a full spectrum of acute care
Diamond Children’s Hospital is the only pediatric medical facility in Arizona connected to an academic research facility — the University of Arizona Steele Children’s Research Center
Gateway to the U.S.
Tucson International Airport serves more than 3.4 million passengers annually through nine airlines, with 22 nonstop flights to destination airports and convenient connections beyond to more 345 cities.
TIA nonstop destinations include Atlanta, Austin, Bellingham (Vancouver), Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Portland, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, and Seattle.
Sky Harbor Airport (Phoenix) is a 1.5 hour drive from downtown Tucson and serves 105 non-stop markets
With an average high temperature of 82 and a low of 54, Southern Arizona’s temperate climate invites outdoor activities year-round
With numerous mountains, canyons, lakes, golf courses, and other natural and man-made recreational amenities, the region is a great place to enjoy year-round hiking, biking, boating, camping, golf, tennis – even snow skiing in season
There are more than 40 exceptional golf courses in the area and three were ranked on the Condé Nast Traveler Golf Poll of the Top 100 Courses in the World
There’s So Much to Do
4 mountain ranges for jogging, rock climbing, horseback riding, stargazing and birdwatching
37,000 acres of parkland for hiking, camping and exploring
800 miles of bike paths
University football, basketball, baseball, softball, women’s soccer and men’s ice hockey games at the University of Arizona
The Tucson Gem & Mineral Show, the largest in the Nation, includes thousands of participants and attendees at more than 40 sites around town (Jan – Feb)
The fourth largest literary event in the country, the Tucson Festival of Books attracts more than 400 authors and more than 120,000 participants (Mar)
El Tour de Tucson, America’s largest perimeter bicycling event, is for cyclists of all ages and abilities (Nov)
Second Saturdays – Arts, Crafts, Food & Music festival every second Saturday of the month downtown
Greater Tucson Leadership (GTL) is a non-profit, non-partisan leadership organization dedicated to providing leadership education, community development and civic engagement
United Way’s Volunteer Center is a great resource for involvement opportunities
The Tucson Young Professionals Alliance connects ten young professional organizations from across Tucson to leverage their talent, resources and networks to make our community a place where young professionals can thrive