Poverty in South Tucson, Arizona

What is the poverty rate in South Tucson, Arizona?
The poverty rate in South Tucson is 46.2%. One out of every 2.2 residents of South Tucson lives in poverty.

How many people in South Tucson, Arizona live in poverty?
2,580 of 5,586 South Tucson residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in South Tucson compare to the rest of Arizona?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Arizona is 17.0%, meaning South Tucson has a dramatically higher than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Arizona.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

South Tucson, Arizona Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

Other

1,018

27.8% 23.8% 18.1%

Hispanic

4,357

44.4% 22.2% 77.5%

What's the Poverty Rate in South Tucson, Arizona By Race?

44.4% of Hispanic residents of South Tucson, Arizona live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of hispanic residents in South Tucson, Arizona is dramatically higher than the national average of 22.2%. 1,934 of 4,357 hispanic Arizonans live below the poverty line. Approximately 77.5% of the total population of South Tucson, Arizona are hispanic.

South Tucson, Arizona Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in South Tucson, Arizona?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in South Tucson, Arizona is 46.8%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in South Tucson, Arizona is 45.6%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of South Tucson, Arizona

Male residents of South Tucson, Arizona are slightly(2%) more likely to live in poverty than females.

1,267 of 2,709 males in South Tucson live below the poverty line.

1,313 of 2,877 females in South Tucson live below the poverty line.

South Tucson, Arizona Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in South Tucson, Arizona?

South Tucson, Arizona Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of South Tucson, Arizona Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

77.5%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

51.5%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

74.2%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

43.3%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

32.2%

75 to 84 Years Old

17.8%

Over 85 Years Old

15.3%

South Tucson, Arizona Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of South Tucson, Arizona born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of South Tucson, Arizona who were born citizens of the United States is 48.5%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of South Tucson, Arizona who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 38.8%.

Poverty Rate for residents of South Tucson, Arizona born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Residents of South Tucson, Arizona who were born as US Citizens have a higher poverty rate than those who were born citizens of a country outside of the United States.

Of the 4,231 residents of South Tucson, Arizona who were born citizens of the United States, 2,054 (48.5%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 526 (38.8%) of 1,355 residents of South Tucson, Arizona who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in South Tucson, Arizona

The poverty rate in South Tucson is 46.2%.
South Tucson is in Pima County.
Arizona Poverty Rate by City
Here is a comparison of Poverty Rate by city(minimum 1,000 residents) in Pima County.
City Poverty Rate
Ajo 32.8%
Arivaca Junction 24.9%
Avra Valley 19.9%
Casas Adobes 10.0%
Catalina 9.9%
Catalina Foothills 6.2%
Corona de Tucson 1.8%
Drexel Heights 19.9%
Flowing Wells 25.4%
Green Valley 5.5%
Oro Valley 5.8%
Picture Rocks 13.7%
Rincon Valley 5.9%
Sahuarita 6.5%
Sells 48.0%
South Tucson 46.2%
Summit 31.4%
Tanque Verde 5.1%
Three Points 29.1%
Tucson 24.1%
Tucson Estates 15.3%
Vail 8.9%
Valencia West 13.0%

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