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Drexel Heights is a suburb of Tucson, Arizona, located roughly 11 miles southwest of downtown Tucson. As of 2007, this suburban community had more than 28,000 residents. It consists of a large chunk of land south of West Ajo Highway and west of South Mission Road. The zip code for Drexel Heights is 85746, and it is part of Pima County.
As of 2009, both the median income and the median house/condo value in Drexel Heights were somewhat lower than the state average. Average household earnings in Drexel Heights were $44,531, while the Arizona median for the same year was $48,745. House/condo values were at $143,314 in Drexel Heights versus $187,700 in the state overall.
The suburb of Drexel Heights is convenient to many amenities in and around Tucson. People interested in quiet, suburban living with all the conveniences of the city will appreciate what this area has to offer. The Tucson International Airport is situated nearby, just to the east of Interstate 19.
Outdoor enthusiasts and fitness fanatics will feel right at home in Drexel Heights. Just to the north is the Tucson Mountain Park and Juan Santa Cruz Picnic Area. This large expanse of parkland covers several square miles and offers a variety of amenities. It is a popular destination for camping, biking, hiking, wildlife viewing, picnicking, and much more. Several smaller parks can be found in this area as well, including Sentinel Peak Park, John F. Kennedy Park, and Santa Cruz River Park.
Several shopping centers and commercial areas also serve the suburb of Drexel Heights. For residents’ medical needs, the nearby Southern Arizona VA Healthcare System and University Physicians Hospital at Kino are both options in the vicinity.
Higher education options within 10 miles of Drexel Heights include the University of Arizona and Pima Community College.