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Average Rent in Tucson, AZ

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Tucson Studio - $915+20%
Tucson 1 Bed - $1,029-1%
Tucson 2 Beds - $1,265-5%

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Local Reviews

The rent is cheap! I can walk to Walgreens, the grocery store! I like some of my neighbors! I like going to the parks

I like the nearby stores. There is a laundry mat nearby also. I haven't been robbed. People don't bother me.

There are restaurants, movie theater, shopping mall and grocery stores within 2 miles. Lots of stuff to do

The nearby supermarket is very good, the price is very good, everything is very complete, very close to home almost every day

My neighborhood has a park nearby and walking distance to restaurants grocery stores and other things

Unique, everyone has lived here for many years. Restaurant Peterpiper Pizza, the stores at the Tucson Spectrum.

Demographics

Education

High School

65%

Associate's

28%

Bachelor's

5%

Master's

1%

Doctorate

0%

Family Size

2 people

26%

3 people

27%

4 people

21%

5 people

15%

6+ people

11%

Household Income

0-50k

65%

50-100k

26%

100-150k

7%

150-200k

1%

200k+

1%

Age

0-10

16%

10-20

16%

20-45

36%

45-65

20%

65+

11%

Affordability

Percentage: 4/54/5

Renters gave this area a 4 out of 5 for affordability

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Rent Trends

Average rent in Southeast Tucson, Tucson, AZ

In Tucson, AZ, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $915 to $1,265. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Southeast Tucson, Tucson, AZ is $915. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $1,029. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $1,265.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

+20%

Changed from $763 to $915
1 Bed

-1%

Changed from $1,039 to $1,029
2 Beds

-5%

Changed from $1,332 to $1,265

Cost of Living

Compared to State Average

2.3%

Compared to National Average

0.8%

The cost of living in Southeast Tucson, Tucson, AZ is 2.3% lower than the state average and 0.8% higher than the national average. Southeast Tucson, Tucson, AZ housing is 2.4% less expensive than the U.S average, while utilities are about 0.8% more pricey. When it comes to basic necessities such as food and clothing, groceries are around 5.4% more in Southeast Tucson, Tucson, AZ than in the rest of the country.

Healthcare services such as doctor check-ups and dentistry cost 10.4% less here compared to the U.S. average.
Cost of Living in Southeast Tucson, Tucson, AZCompared to State AverageCompared to National Average
Housing
14.6%
2.4%
Utilities
1.2%
0.8%
Food
1.8%
5.4%
Transportation
4.8%
10.5%
Healthcare
4.9%
10.4%

Compare Other Cities

City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Oro Valley$1,825--
Green Valley$1,269-7%
Tucson$1,029-1%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Oro Valley$2,313--
Green Valley$1,424+7%
Tucson$1,265-5%

Compare Neighborhoods

Dodge Flower

$735

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Amphi

$775

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Corbett

$795

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Tucson, AZ?

For renters in Tucson seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are Dodge Flower, Amphi, and Corbett, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $735, $775, and $795 respectively. Additional areas offering value are Garden District and Arroyo Chico, where the rents are $800 and $840, a favorable comparison to Tucson's overall 1-bedroom average of $1,029.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Tucson, AZ?

In Tucson, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are Downtown, Keeling, and Iron Horse. A 1-bedroom apartment in Downtown averages at $1,999, in Keeling it averages $1,934, and in Iron Horse, the average is $1,559. For additional high-end living options, El Presidio offers 1-bedroom apartments at $1,349, and Tucson Mountians at $1,315. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $1,029 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Tucson, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Tucson, AZ?

In Tucson, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include Arroyo Chico, Garden District, and Rincon Heights. In Arroyo Chico, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $840. Garden District sees average rents of $800 for a 1-bedroom unit. Rincon Heights offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $950. For those seeking other popular areas, Sam Hughes presents 1-bedroom apartments at $1,088, and Oak Flower at $850. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $1,029 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Tucson, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
El Presidio$1,294--
Armory Park$1,1010%
Sam Hughes$982+1%
Oak Flower$937+16%
Central Tucson$909+12%
Amphi$875--
Cherry Avenue$849+19%
Broadway Pantano East$8490%
Iron Horse$849--
Myers$844+12%
Arroyo Chico$740+2%
Palo Verde$725--
Campus Farm$725-6%
North University$695--
Corbett$6950%
Garden District$595--
Keeling$525--
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
El Presidio$1,349-29%
Tucson Mountians$1,315+21%
North University$1,150+43%
Armory Park$1,115-15%
Sam Hughes$1,088-1%
Miramonte$1,047+29%
Menlo Park$1,032-2%
Midvale Park$1,030-2%
Central Tucson$1,0140%
Broadway Pantano East$995-17%
South Harrison$979-1%
Campus Farm$960-15%
Rincon Heights$950--
Myers$899+5%
Cherry Avenue$889+18%
Drexel Park$884+2%
Sunnyside$859+15%
West University$850--
Oak Flower$850+10%
Palo Verde$845-30%
Arroyo Chico$840+2%
Garden District$800--
Corbett$7950%
Amphi$775-19%
Dodge Flower$735--
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Blenman-Elm$1,500--
North University$1,400+41%
Oak Flower$1,350+29%
Arroyo Chico$1,325+18%
Sam Hughes$1,324+2%
Wakefield$1,299--
Tucson Mountians$1,285-2%
Midvale Park$1,260-4%
Central Tucson$1,252-6%
Keeling$1,250-17%
Rincon Heights$1,250+14%
Northwest$1,225--
Menlo Park$1,222-2%
Palo Verde$1,212-10%
Broadway Pantano East$1,202-6%
Campus Farm$1,175-18%
Myers$1,139+7%
South Harrison$1,139+8%
Drexel Park$1,126+3%
Amphi$1,100-21%
Feldman's$1,100--
Cherry Avenue$1,0740%
Sunnyside$1,049+14%
Garden District$1,045--
Dodge Flower$1,000--
Iron Horse$965+7%
Corbett$895--

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

26%

15-30 Mins

43%

30-40 Mins

16%

40-60 Mins

8%

60+ Mins

6%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 4343

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 9 of 17 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 10 of 17 renters

Percentage: 5959

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 10 of 17 renters

Percentage: 3737

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

No

Say 9 of 17 renters

Need A Car

No

Say 10 of 17 renters

Area Amenities

Top Score

Retail Shops

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Southeast Tucson Tucson's retail scene is in the bag.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 93% more shops than average
  3. 18% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

A strong score for fitness in Southeast Tucson Tucson.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 83% more gyms than average
  3. Far fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Hospitals

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll see so many hospitals here, you'll get sick of them here.

  1. Few hospitals per resident
  2. 97% more hospitals than average
  3. 13% more hospitals than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

FIll 'er up! Southeast Tucson Tucson has plenty of gas stations.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 93% more gas stations than average
  3. 7% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Suffice to say, this place is great for groceries.

  1. A high number of grocery stores per resident
  2. 97% more grocery stores than average
  3. 46% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Sit. Stay. Good boy. Southeast Tucson Tucson is a good place for pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 88% more pet facilities than average
  3. Far fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Amusement Parks

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

No spin here - Southeast Tucson Tucson boasts a good number of amusement parks.

  1. Few amusement parks per resident
  2. 95% more amusement parks than average
  3. 43% more amusement parks than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You won't get sick of medical care here.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 93% more medical facilities than average
  3. 36% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Coffee

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Things are heating up. Southeast Tucson Tucson gets a solid score for coffee.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 61% more coffee shops than average
  3. Far fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Childcare

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Southeast Tucson Tucson earns a gold star for childcare.

  1. Few daycares per resident
  2. 92% more daycares than average
  3. 52% fewer daycares than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An average foodie scene: not too cold and not too hot.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 92% more restaurants than average
  3. 38% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Nightlife is on the rocks in Southeast Tucson Tucson.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 83% more bars and clubs than average
  3. Far fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

There's fresh air to be had here.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 80% more parks than average
  3. Far fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Theaters

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Southeast Tucson Tucson sits in the middle of the pack for theater.

  1. Few theaters per resident
  2. 82% more theaters than average
  3. Far fewer theaters than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

It's just about fine for fine art. An average score.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 83% more fine art centers than average
  3. Far fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Area Features

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 14 of 17 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 12 of 17 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 12 of 17 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 11 of 17 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 10 of 17 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 10 of 17 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 10 of 17 renters

Near Highways

Yes

Say 10 of 17 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 10 of 17 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 9 of 17 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 9 of 17 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

Yes

Say 12 of 17 renters

Quiet Area

No

Say 13 of 17 renters

Safe For Families

No

Say 13 of 17 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 13 of 17 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 14 of 17 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 14 of 17 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 15 of 17 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 15 of 17 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 15 of 17 renters

Schools

Percentage: 3/53/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Southeast Tucson Tucson

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