The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Tucson, AZ For 2021


We used science and data to determine which Tucson neighborhoods have the richest people.

Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2021. This is our seventh time ranking the richest neighborhoods to live in Tucson.

Richest Neighborhoods In Tucson
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Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you'll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren't made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Tucson has to offer. Where houses go for over 1.85x the national median and household incomes are 1.6x the national median.

But where exactly in Tucson do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Houghton where the median income is a cool $87,860.

Here's a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Tucson out of 130 for 2021.

What's the richest neighborhood to live in Tucson for 2021? According to the most recent census data, Houghton looks to be the richest Tucson neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $783,914. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time -- if we ever get that lucky. Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Tucson. Once you're done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from richest to poorest.

For more Tucson reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Tucson and the worst neighborhoods in Tucson. Or, for living around Tucson, out the best Tucson suburbs and the worst Tucson suburbs.

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How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Tucson For 2021

Every city has it's best neighborhoods -- where everyone wants to live -- and the worst neighborhoods -- where no one wants to live. And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there's always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

Using census and extrapolated BLS data, we ranked every neighborhood based on income levels.

We ranked every neighborhood in Tucson by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Houghton, was named the richest neighborhood in Tucson.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Adelanto.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Tucson ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Tucson For 2021

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income<
1 Houghton $87,860
2 Mesquite Ranch $82,886
3 Civano $82,886
4 Rita Ranch $80,100
5 El Montevideo $79,464
6 Eastside $78,316
7 Desert Palms Park $76,875
8 Saguaro Miraflores $74,054
9 Highland Vista Cinco Via $72,098
10 Rosemont East $69,375
11 Wilshire Heights $63,511
12 Westside Development $62,475
13 Starr Pass $61,698
14 Bear Canyon $60,736
15 Poets Square $60,578
16 Old Fort Lowell $60,202
17 El Conquistador $58,295
18 Harrison East-South $57,993
19 South Harrison $57,424
20 Udall Park $56,875
21 Catalina Vista-Blenman-Elm $55,920
22 Broadway-Northeast $55,127
23 Colonia Del Valle $54,839
24 Vista Del Monte $54,378
25 Broadmoor-Broadway $53,963
26 Rosemont West $53,629
27 Blenman-Elm $53,350
28 Glenn Heights $51,845
29 Sam Hughes $51,092
30 Country Glenn $50,934
31 Ironwood Ridge $50,652
32 Groves Lincoln Park $49,612
33 El Gheko $48,534
34 Mortimore $48,352
35 La Madera $48,269
36 Peter Howell $47,262
37 Barrio Centro $46,230
38 Parkway Terrace $44,922
39 Lakeside Park $44,417
40 Terra Del Sol $44,142
41 Barrio Viejo $42,584
42 Julia Keen $42,510
43 Rillito $41,625
44 Toumey Park $41,346
45 Dietz $40,835
46 Enchanted Hills $40,114
47 San Clemente $40,067
48 Flowing Wells $39,991
49 Thunderbird Heights-Wilmot Desert $39,635
50 Shaheen Estates $39,268
51 Midvale Park $38,634
52 Campbell-Grant $38,164
53 Desert Aire-Loma Linda $38,159
54 Mitman $37,630
55 Arroyo Chico $37,537
56 Harlan Heights $37,409
57 Barrio Anita $37,269
58 Richland Heights West $37,212
59 Stella Mann $37,098
60 Elvira $36,931
61 Samos $36,803
62 Mountain View $36,620
63 Millville $36,460
64 Barrio San Antonio $36,460
65 Mountain First Avenue $36,169
66 Doolen-Fruitvale $36,038
67 Prince Tucson $35,822
68 Richland Heights East $35,446
69 Cherry Avenue $35,309
70 Silvercroft $35,303
71 Armory Park $35,231
72 Corbett $34,805
73 Rancho Buena $34,750
74 Cabrini $34,580
75 Midtown $34,518
76 Jefferson Park $34,103
77 Swan Way Park $32,944
78 A Mountain $32,821
79 North University $32,647
80 El Rio Acres $32,632
81 Barrio Santa Rosa $32,396
82 Sunnyside $32,113
83 Campus Farm $32,027
84 Western Hills $31,838
85 Las Vistas $31,826
86 Miles East West $31,489
87 Sunset Villa $31,458
88 San Gabriel $31,206
89 El Cortez $30,931
90 Palo Verde $30,461
91 Saint Cyrils $30,441
92 Santa Rita Park $30,286
93 Menlo Park $29,858
94 Tucson Park West $29,854
95 Bravo Park Lane $29,495
96 Limberlost $29,124
97 Iron Horse $28,903
98 South Park $28,574
99 Northwest $28,450
100 Wakefield $28,200
101 Santa Cruz Southwest $27,962
102 Barrio Hollywood $27,950
103 Miramonte $27,899
104 Naylor $27,861
105 Hedrick Acres $25,980
106 El Presidio $25,976
107 Dunbar Spring $25,779
108 Rose $25,698
109 Rincon Heights $25,657
110 Myers $25,509
111 Fairgrounds $25,005
112 Drexel Park $24,952
113 Dodge Flower $24,580
114 Avondale $24,456
115 North Dodge $24,251
116 Barrio Blue Moon $23,499
117 Feldman's $23,128
118 Oak Flower $22,976
119 Miracle Manor $22,053
120 Keeling $21,261
121 Ocotillo Oracle $20,694
122 West University $20,605
123 Amphi $20,269
124 San Ignacio Yaqui $19,844
125 Alvernon Heights $19,452
126 Roberts $19,452
127 Pie Allen $17,456
128 Sewell $17,408
129 Balboa Heights $12,854
130 Adelanto $0

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