New River, Arizona Population 2020

15,808
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New River is a city located in Arizona. New River has a 2020 population of 15,808. New River is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 5.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,952 in 2010. New River reached it's highest population of 15,808 in 2018.

The average household income in New River is $105,967 with a poverty rate of 4.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,817 per month, and the median house value is $354,800. The median age in New River is 51.1 years, 50.7 years for males, and 51.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 103.2 males.

New River Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of New River was:

  • White: 94.04%
  • Two or more races: 2.13%
  • Asian: 1.82%
  • Other race: 1.66%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.13%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Black or African American: 0.10%
The current population of New River, Arizona is 15,808, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,808.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,952.

New River, Arizona Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,86694.04%
Two or More Races3372.13%
Asian2871.82%
Some Other Race2631.66%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander200.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native190.12%
Black or African American160.10%
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New River Population Pyramid 2020

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New River Median Age

51.1


Total

50.7


Male

51.3


Female

New River Adults

There are 13,108 adults, (3,242 of whom are seniors) in New River.

New River Age Dependency

60.2

Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Child Dependency Ratio

New River Sex Ratio

Female

7,781

49.22%

Male

8,027

50.78%

New River Households and Families

New River Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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New River Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married91.4%8.6%
All90.1%9.9%
Non Family89.4%10.6%
Female72.3%27.7%

90.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,9222.6590.1
Married3,8593.1191.4
Non Family1,5611.2689.4
Female3283.3672.3
Male1743.74100

3.11

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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New River Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1741.47%
9th to 12th Grade3653.07%
High School Graduate2,71122.83%
Some College3,94033.18%
Associates Degree1,0699.00%
Bachelors Degree2,62322.09%
Graduate Degree9928.35%
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New River Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,98610,5023,286
Hispanic545490152
Asian257257160
Other Race17413323
Multiple Races17217274
Islander202020
Native American1919
Black1616

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,599$56,020$40,774
Less Than High School$39,453$50,000$
High School Grad$31,488$40,313$29,551
Some College$41,382$54,015$36,974
Bachelors Degree$65,789$77,679$51,589
Graduate Degree$69,628$74,563$68,080

$48,599

Average Earnings

$56,020

Average Male

$40,774

Average Female

New River Language

New River Language by Age

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New River Language

91.54% of New River residents speak only English, while 8.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.42% of the population.

New River Poverty

New River Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,8206294.55%
Hispanic1,488151.01%
Multiple33730.89%

4.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.72%

Male Poverty Rate

3.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New River

The race most likely to be in poverty in New River is White, with 4.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New River is Multiple, with 0.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.36%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.17%
High School5.13%
Some College5.01%
Bachelors or Greater0.97%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed10.98%
Male Employed1.02%
Female Employed0.67%
Female Unemployed0.00%

New River Income

New River Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$83,516$105,967
Families$100,941$118,683
Married Families$103,343-
Non Families$46,796$68,184
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New River Marital Status

New River Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.4%

Male Marriage Rate

62.6%

Female Marriage Rate

New River Married by Age and Sex

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New River Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

New River Marital Status by Race

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New River Veterans

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1,358

Number of Veterans

1,331

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam602
First Gulf War248
Second Gulf War103
Korea91
World War II27
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64442
65 to 74406
75+270
35 to 54224
18 to 3416
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,31910.62%
Hispanic507.26%
2 or More3922.29%

New River Veterans by Education

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4.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

New River Employment Status

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63.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.9%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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31.71%

Born in Arizona

94.79%

Native Born

5.21%

Foreign Born

1.24%

Non Citizen

3.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.79% of New River residents were born in the United States, with 31.71% having been born in Arizona. 1.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202015,8080.00%
201915,8080.00%
201815,8089616.47%
201714,847-458-2.99%
201615,305160.10%
201515,289-143-0.93%
201415,4328035.49%
201314,6291,60512.32%
201213,0245794.65%
201112,445-2,507-16.77%
201014,9520.00%