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Santa Cruz County, AZ


Micropolitan Statistical Area: Nogales, AZ
Designated Market Area: Tucson-Nogales, AZ
USDA County Type (2015): Government, Low Education, Low Employment, Retirement Destination
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Hispanic Centers

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2022 population: 48,759   ( 1,339 from 2010)
Land area: 1236.2 square miles
Population density: 39.4 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:7,577 15.54% 0.2%
Black:2660.55% 198.9%
Indian:1770.36% 53.9%
Asian:3260.67% 34.7%
2+ races:1960.40% 66.1%
Hispanic:40,21782.48% 2.4%
Total non-White:41,18284.46% 3.3%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:1,241 13.0
Deaths:99310.4
Net Migration: 2022.1
Net Immigration: 6216.5
Change in White population:13 0.0
Change in Non-White pop.:1,326 2.8




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
47,420
7,56415.95%
890.19%
1150.24%
2420.51%
1180.25%
39,27382.82%
39,85684.05%

2000
38,381
6,83517.81%
750.20%
950.25%
2060.54%
1370.36%
31,00580.78%
31,54682.19%

1990
29,676
6,64722.40%
60.02%
80.03%
1210.41%
n/a
22,89477.15%
23,02977.60%

1980
20,459
5,08724.86%
540.26%
00.00%
620.30%
n/a
15,22974.44%
15,37275.14%

1970
13,966
3,07622.02%
210.15%
50.04%
120.09%
n/a
10,79277.27%
10,890 77.98%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
7,233 18.8
2,2375.8
-1,682-4.4
2,3136.0
729 1.9
8,310 21.7
1990's
NumberRate
8,071 27.2
1,9896.7
-1,456-4.9
5,98720.2
188 0.6
8,517 28.7
1980's
NumberRate
5,470 26.7
1,495 7.3
5,388 26.3
n/a
1,560 7.6
7,657 37.4
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
3,716 26.6
n/a
2,011 14.4
4,482 32.1

Age, Family & Household Data for Santa Cruz County, AZ

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
37.3
12,601 25.8%
36,158 74.2%
8,837 18.1%
16,651
2.86
12,141 72.9%
8,490 69.9%
1,265 10.4%
4,510 27.1%

2010
NumberPercent
35.6
14,560 30.7%
32,860 69.3%
6,224 13.1%
15,437
3.05
11,992 77.7%
8,600 71.7%
1,497 12.5%
3,445 22.3%

2000
NumberPercent
32.1
12,900 33.6%
25,481 66.4%
4,063 10.6%
11,821
3.23
9,588 81.1%
7,471 77.9%
1,042 10.9%
2,233 18.9%

1990
NumberPercent
29.2
10,204 34.4%
19,472 65.6%
2,947 9.9%
8,873
3.33
7,339 82.7%
5,697 77.6%
857 11.7%
1,534 17.3%

1980
NumberPercent
27.2
7,543 36.9%
12,916 63.1%
1,917 9.4%
6,073
3.36
5,073 83.5%
4,193 82.7%
411 8.1%
1,000 16.5%

2022 Housing Data for Santa Cruz County, AZ

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units18,811 
Median Value$196,700 
Occupied16,65188.5%
Vacant2,16011.5%
Owned11,19067.2%
Rented5,46132.8%
Median Rent$741 
Single-Family Units14,88679.1%
    Detached13,51571.8%
    Attached1,3717.3%
Buldings with 5+ Units1,0865.8%
Mobile Homes1,3127.0%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Santa Cruz County, AZ

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0001,0216.1%
$10,000 to $14,9999645.8%
$15,000 to $19,9997534.5%
$20,000 to $24,9998945.4%
$25,000 to $29,9991,1256.8%
$30,000 to $34,9999946.0%
$35,000 to $39,9998755.3%
$40,000 to $44,9998705.2%
$45,000 to $49,9995063.0%
$50,000 to $59,9991,5099.1%
$60,000 to $74,9991,5869.5%
$75,000 to $99,9991,86611.2%
$100,000 to $124,9991,2807.7%
$125,000 to $149,9999785.9%
$150,000 to $199,9997964.8%
$200,000 or more6343.8%
Median Household Income51,885 
Per Capita Income25,619 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state72 
Compared to U.S.74 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI8074.8%
Public Assistance6423.9%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps4,17125.0%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed2,10857.3%
Unemployed1514.1%
In Armed Forces10.0%
Total Labor Force2,26061.4%
Not in Labor Force1,42038.6%
Real Unemployment Rate 42.7%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector6,1484,85855.9%
Non-Profit8731,13443.5%
Self-Employed1,23879061.0%
Local Government8501,20541.4%
State Government37652141.9%
Federal Government69222275.7%
Total Private + Self7,3865,64856.7%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.2,7913,08247.5%
Total10,1778,73053.8%
Pct. Govt.20.4%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts2,34812.4%
Sales and Office Occupations5,13727.1%
Professional, Technical2,67514.1%
Service Occupations3,77819.9%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing3331.8%
All others5,05226.6%
White Collar 53.5%
Industry
 Number%
Transportation and warehousing2,25011.8%
Retail trade2,24211.8%
Health care and social assistance2,12111.2%
Educational services1,99810.5%
Public administration1,8669.8%
Construction1,3196.9%
Manufacturing1,1476.0%
Wholesale trade1,1336.0%
Other services9655.1%
Accommodation and food services8044.2%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting7634.0%
Professional, scientific, technical7193.8%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.4462.3%
Real estate and rental and leasing2841.5%
Finance and insurance2771.5%
Information2651.4%
Arts, entertainment, recreation2231.2%
Utilities880.5%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction800.4%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Santa Cruz County, AZ

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican38,44280.36%
Puerto Rican3280.69%
Cuban990.21%
Dominican200.04%
Total Central American210.04%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan160.03%
Honduran00.00%
Nicaraguan50.01%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran00.00%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American600.13%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian430.09%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan60.01%
Peruvian110.02%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic7621.59%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indonesian220.05%
Filipino180.04%
Chinese90.02%
Indian30.01%
Korean10.00%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
Spanish35,02378.3%
English9,52221.3%
French, Haitian, Cajun820.2%
Other Asian220.0%
Other Indo-European180.0%
Tagalog180.0%
German, other Germanic120.0%
Chinese80.0%
Korean10.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German1,7433.6%
English1,3592.8%
Irish1,0902.3%
Italian7141.5%
American6241.3%
Swedish5551.2%
French3990.8%
Dutch3000.6%
European2920.6%
Polish2300.5%
Norwegian1800.4%
Scottish1570.3%
Serbian840.2%
Greek790.2%
Russian770.2%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen41,27786.3%
Not a citizen6,56113.7%
Native31,87666.6%
Foreign-born15,96233.4%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Santa Cruz County, AZ

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
3,080 10.0%3,693 12.0%7,797 25.4%8,952 29.1%4,308 14.0%2,919 9.5%
  Average years of education: 12.6
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 3,080 10.0%
9-12 Years 3,693 12.0%
H.S. Grad or GED 7,797 25.4%
Some College 8,952 29.1%
Bach. Degree 4,308 14.0%
Grad Degree 2,919 9.5%
Average years of education: 12.6

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Santa Cruz County, AZ

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 12,801 11,079 1,722 13.5% 5.2%
1991 13,038 11,229 1,809 13.9% 5.8%
1992 13,664 11,277 2,387 17.5% 7.6%
1993 14,628 12,129 2,499 17.1% 6.4%
1994 15,324 12,115 3,209 20.9% 6.2%
1995 15,903 12,656 3,247 20.4% 5.3%
1996 15,610 11,595 4,015 25.7% 5.5%
1997 14,910 11,825 3,085 20.7% 4.6%
1998 14,278 11,666 2,612 18.3% 4.3%
1999 14,269 11,856 2,413 16.9% 4.5%
2000 14,755 13,539 1,216 8.2% 4.0%
2001 15,061 13,745 1,316 8.7% 4.7%
2002 15,349 13,780 1,569 10.2% 6.2%
2003 15,667 14,165 1,502 9.6% 5.8%
2004 15,564 14,093 1,471 9.5% 5.0%
2005 15,930 14,560 1,370 8.6% 4.7%
2006 16,650 15,353 1,297 7.8% 4.3%
2007 17,058 15,828 1,230 7.2% 3.8%
2008 17,783 15,930 1,853 10.4% 5.8%
2009 18,564 15,704 2,860 15.4% 9.7%
2010 20,917 17,748 3,169 15.2% 10.3%
2011 20,567 17,407 3,160 15.4% 9.4%
2012 20,293 17,157 3,136 15.5% 8.3%
2013 20,355 17,210 3,145 15.5% 7.8%
2014 20,422 17,777 2,645 13.0% 6.8%
2015 19,986 17,687 2,299 11.5% 6.1%
2016 19,282 17,317 1,965 10.2% 5.5%
2017 19,114 17,280 1,834 9.6% 4.9%
2018 19,297 17,519 1,778 9.2% 4.8%
2019 19,600 17,891 1,709 8.7% 4.9%
2020 19,429 17,209 2,220 11.4% 7.9%
2021 18,914 17,246 1,668 8.8% 5.1%
2022 18,887 17,464 1,423 7.5% 3.8%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com