Your Money Goes Along Way In Tucson
One of the most affordable places to live in the United States according to Inc. magazine. Where can you live for under $40,000 a year? GOBankingRates research ranked Tucson as a place to obtain a really nice lifestyle on a small budget. Your money goes along way here.
“Snowbirds” love our weather and they really like how affordable it is to own a second home in Tucson. The Median price of a sold home in Tucson was $192,500 for the month of July 2017, up 6% from July 2016. The Tucson Main Market area had 1,594 new properties under contract in July 2017, up 2% from July 2016.
Tucson has been named “Optics Valley” due to the high tech industry, astronomic observatories, and bio-tech companies that have launched a booming business such as:
Tucson Night Sky Viewing
Tucson has a night sky ordinance in place to reduce the light pollution. It is a big business here in Tucson to star gaze. We have one of the world’s largest telescopes in the world at “Kitt Peak” and the Univerity of Arizona’s own Mount Lemmon Sky Center. Let’s not forget to mention the giant mirror lab at the University of Arizona.
Tucson is a unique place to call home!