Tucson is one of the oldest towns in the United States, which was originally an Indian village. Tucson boasts both progress and innovation of a metropolitan community and the friendly, caring atmosphere of a small town. Tucson?s rich cultural heritage, centers on a unique blend of Native American, Spanish, Mexican and Anglo-American influences.
The climate varies from the 2400-foot desert basin to the 9100-foot forests of the Santa Catalina Mountains. The city?s dry desert air and winter sunshine make it a popular health and winter resort. The city is also home to the University of Arizona and Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.
The Tucson metropolitan area supports over 75,000 residents. The population is now over 500,000 people with a median household income of $ 49,200. Housing in the $ 100,000 - $ 120,000 niche leads the very active housing market. However, the average median home sales price is $ 178, 800.
Tucson is approximately 1? hour from Phoenix and 1 hour from Nogales, Mexico.