Tucson Census and Employment Data

Census data can be viewed in the first 6 tabs below (Age, Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education, Housing). The source of this data is: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2012 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates.

For the Employment data, please see the Employment tab and its source is: PAG, 2013.

Tucson Population by Age

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Tucson Population by Age

Tucson Population by Race

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Tucson Population by Race

Tucson Population by Ethnicity

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Tucson Ethnicity

Tucson Household Income

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Tucson Household Income

Tucson Educational Attainment

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Tucson Educational Attainment

Tucson Housing Unit Occupancy

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Tucson Housing Unit Occupancy

Employment Summary for Tucson


Total number of businesses: 16,363

Total number of employees: 281,965

Largest Employers


Rank Business name Number of Employees
1 University of Arizona
14,315
2 Federal Government
9,909
3 Raytheon 9,293
4 UA Health Network
7,413
5 Pima County
6,781
6 City of Tucson
5,786
7 State of Arizona
3,563
8 Tucson Medical Center
2,536
9 VA Health Care System
2,265
10 Carondelet Health - St Joseph's Hospital
1,407

Sector Summary


Sector Number of businesses Number of Employees
Construction 1,247 11,486
Education and Health Services 2,735 77,294
Financial Activities 650 9,532
Government 6 25,431
Information 298 4,412
Leisure and Hospitality 1,290 31,344
Manufacturing 654 20,636
 Natural Resources and Mining
13 54
Other Services 3,375 22,525
Professional and Business Services 2,940 27,784
Trade, Transportation and Utilities 3,298 51,467

Businesses by Sector

Tucson Population by Age

Employees by Sector

Tucson Population by Age
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