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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Senior Apartment communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one; and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 4 Senior Apartment communities in AZ and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

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Senior housing types near Tucson, AZ

  • Mountain Trace Terrace

    4654 S 16th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85714
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    Mountain Trace Terrace is an income based HUD property for seniors age 62 or older. We are an independent living facility. All of our units are one bedroom apartments. This property opened in 2008 and is located in South Tucson,Arizona. We do accept one small pet with a fully refundable deposit. ...

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  • The Lakes Apartments

    5666 E. Hampton, Tucson, AZ 85712
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    The Lakes is an exclusive 55+ adult, senior housing community in sunny Tucson, Pima County, AZ. Tucson is located on the Sonoran desert, and is surrounded by multiple mountain ranges like the Santa Catalina Mountains to the north. It also sits on the Santa Cruz River, a dry river bed most of the...

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  • Cypress Point Retirement Community

    1771 E McMurray Blvd, Casa Grande, AZ 85122
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    We are an active retirement community that serves seniors or others with disabilities. Our resort style amenities include a heated pool, hot tub, fitness room, clubhouse, library, activity room, game room and even an on-site Beauty Salon. Free shuttle service to local grocery stores and physician...

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  • Superior Arboretum

    199 W Gray Dr, Superior, AZ 85173
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    Superior Arboretum is located in Superior, Arizona, a quaint town nestled in the Southern region of the Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park. Superior Arboretum is the perfect place for your loved one to thrive. We want our residents to feel at home, and our floor plans are ideal for senior citizens...

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Senior Apartments Tucson, AZ

Senior apartments are designed for seniors who do not require assistance with the activities of daily living and would like to live independently. Some of these communities offer services such as housekeeping and maintenance. The median monthly cost of a senior apartment in Tucson is $700 for the city proper and for the metropolitan area. In Arizona, the median monthly cost of a senior apartment is also $700.

Cost of Living in Tucson

While already known for being a retirement hub, Tucson is an extremely affordable city that only beckons more people with its relatively low cost of living. The cost-of-living index and the grocery index are both rated below the national average of 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax Sales tax
<100 <100 $875 19.5% $134,993 $39,617 No estate tax or inheritance tax 5.6%

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

There are 9 hospitals that service the greater Tucson area. The top hospitals in Tucson include:

  • Tucson Medical Center
  • St. Mary's Hospital
  • St Joseph's Hospital

Regional Climate and Weather Information

Tucson has a hot semi-arid type of climate. This means that the city tends to experience extremely hot and dry summers while the winters tend to be more mild. On average, the humidity level for Tucson is roughly 36%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of August at roughly 45%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
87°F 101°F (July) 71°F (June) 54°F 68°F (February) 40°F (December)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
55.2 (Moderate) 73 (December)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
3” 9” (July) 0”

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election for Pima County

Voted Democrat Voted Republican Voted Third Party
53.3% 39.7% 7%

Population Statistics

Population city proper Population metro Population density
545,000 1,001,000 868 people per square mile

Age

55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
24.6% 10% 5.7% 3.6%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
23.7% 26.6% 10.7%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more Other or not specified
3.1% 5% 42.9% 3.2% 0.2% 73.1% 4.9% 10.6%

Religious Denominations

Nonbelievers, agnostic, or atheist Judaism Eastern religion Islam Catholicism Church of Jesus Christ Other Christian faith
59.5% 0.6% 0.9% <1% 21.4% 3% 5.4%

Crime

Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
53.9 8.2

Miscellaneous

Have some form of disability Do not have health insurance Live in poverty Widows Veterans
15.2% 13.3% 24.1% 5.2% 9.0%

Tucson is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry

Arts, Culture, Recreation and Entertainment

Tucson is a vibrant town rich with heavy Native American, Old Western, and Mexican influences. The city has an exciting culinary scene and is known for its Sonoran-style Mexican cuisine. The annual Tucson Gem and Mineral Show is a favorite local attraction. One of the largest gatherings of its kind, it is only one part of the larger Gem, Mineral, Bead, and Fossil Showcase that takes place over two months. For the active senior, the Arizona-Sonora Desert provides tons of options for hiking, bird watching, and other exciting outdoor activities.

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