Santa Cruz County, Arizona Population 2018

Santa Cruz County, Arizona's estimated population is 46,212 with a growth rate of -0.72% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Santa Cruz County, Arizona is the 12th largest county in Arizona.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201746,212-335-0.72%
201646,5474721.02%
201646,075-116-0.25%
201546,191-277-0.60%
201446,468-377-0.80%
201346,845-447-0.95%
201247,292-323-0.68%
201147,6151900.40%
201047,42517,74959.81%
199029,6769,21745.05%
198020,4596,49346.49%
197013,9663,15829.22%
196010,8081,46415.67%
19509,344-138-1.46%
19409,482-202-2.09%
19309,684-3,005-23.68%
192012,6895,92387.54%
19106,7662,22148.87%
19004,5450.00%

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White39,587
Some Other Race5,634
Two or More Races580
Asian357
Black or African American194
American Indian and Alaska Native177
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander18

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Median Age

36.4


Total

33.5


Male

39.2


Female

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Adults

There are 33,281 adults, (7,401 of which are seniors) in Santa Cruz County, Arizona.

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Age Dependency

79.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Sex Ratio

Female

24,263

52.13%

Male

22,284

47.87%

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Households and Families

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.3%18.7%
All66.2%33.8%
Non Family50.6%49.4%
Female50.4%49.6%
Male43.1%56.9%

66.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,5382.9766.2
Married8,1193.5481.3
Non Family3,8781.1750.6
Female2,6873.550.4
Male8544.0643.1

3.51

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Households

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Education

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,68212.79%
9th to 12th Grade3,57312.41%
High School Graduate7,53026.16%
Some College5,75820.01%
Associates Degree1,7656.13%
Bachelors Degree4,33315.05%
Graduate Degree2,1417.44%

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic22,14215,1543,482
White6,1555,9352,797
Other Race3,2202,116250
Multiple Races2501717
Asian243212101
Native American16813880
Black1027822
Islander1818

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 47.62%.

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,829$32,328$22,715
Less Than High School$14,439$21,333$12,986
High School Grad$24,094$26,997$21,124
Some College$29,385$32,475$25,108
Bachelors Degree$44,022$51,372$34,259
Graduate Degree$47,308$51,006$41,944

$27,829

Average Earnings

$32,328

Average Male

$22,715

Average Female

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Language

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Language by Age

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Language

22.53% of Santa Cruz County, Arizona residents speak only English, while 77.47% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 76.50% of the population.

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Poverty

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic38,4268,87823.10%
Other5,5981,78531.89%
White7,0301,12315.97%
Multiple5809015.52%
Black1344130.60%
Asian357339.24%
Native16095.63%

21.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.59%

Male Poverty Rate

23.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Santa Cruz County, Arizona

The race most likely to be in poverty in Santa Cruz County, Arizona is Other, with 31.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Santa Cruz County, Arizona is Native, with 5.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.80%.

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.70%
High School18.60%
Some College13.21%
Bachelors or Greater8.59%

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.65%
Male Unemployed30.01%
Male Employed11.70%
Female Employed11.47%

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Income

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,941$55,292
Families$43,861$60,404
Married Families$51,009$71,197
Non Families$19,985$37,253

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Marital Status

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Married by Age and Sex

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Marital Status by Race

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Veterans

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Veterans by War

1,839

Number of Veterans

1,701

Male Veterans

138

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam739
First Gulf War437
Second Gulf War280
Korea269
World War II59

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+485
65 to 74459
35 to 54434
55 to 64346
18 to 34115

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6825.89%
Hispanic8213.11%
Other1052.76%
Black2214.01%
Hawaiian18100.00%
2 or More72.27%
Asian52.06%

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Veterans by Education

11.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Employment Status

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Employment by Age

55.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Employment by Race

Santa Cruz County, Arizona Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Santa Cruz County, Arizona

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Nogales2083720008-829-3.98%
Patagonia913878-35-3.83%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990