New River, Arizona Population 2022

15,910
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New River is a city located in Maricopa County Arizona. New River has a 2020 population of 15,910. New River is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 6.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,952 in 2010.

The average household income in New River is $106,551 with a poverty rate of 2.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,599 per month, and the median house value is $415,900. The median age in New River is 52.4 years, 52.7 years for males, and 52 years for females.

New River Demographics

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

  • White: 92.25%
  • Asian: 2.69%
  • Two or more races: 2.62%
  • Other race: 1.58%
  • Black or African American: 0.54%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.18%
  • Native American: 0.13%
The current population of New River, Arizona is 15,910 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,910.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,952.

New River, Arizona Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,03992.25%
Black or African American880.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.13%
Asian4392.69%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander300.18%
Some Other Race2581.58%
Two or More Races4272.62%
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New River Population by Race

New River Population Pyramid 2022

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New River Median Age

50.8


Total

50.7


Male

50.9


Female

New River Adults

There are 13,372 adults, (2,981 of whom are seniors) in New River.

New River Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Child Dependency Ratio

New River Sex Ratio

Female

8,446

51.81%

Male

7,857

48.19%

New River Population by Age

New River Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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New River Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married95.1%4.9%
All94.3%5.7%
Non Family92.8%7.2%
Male72.5%27.5%

94.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

New River Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,2112.6194.3
Married4,1153.1295.1
Male109372.5
Female2513.65100
Non Family1,7361.2392.8

3.09

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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New River Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade870.69%
9th to 12th Grade3352.68%
High School Graduate2,70821.63%
Some College3,56328.45%
Associates Degree1,1569.23%
Bachelors Degree3,26626.08%
Graduate Degree1,40711.24%
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New River Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

New River Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander303030
Asian281281198
White11,42511,1144,260
2+ Races24324384
Black585817
Hispanic681570138
Other Race22915542
Native American2222

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%.

New River Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$54,446$59,881$52,181
Less Than 9th Grade$44,158$47,500$2,500
High School Graduate$41,619$45,990$32,306
Some College$53,104$59,872$42,778
Bachelors Degree$76,190$76,250$76,121
Graduate Degree$68,942$76,209$57,150

$54,446

Average Earnings

$59,881

Average Male

$52,181

Average Female

New River Earnings by Educational Attainment

New River Language by Age

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New River Language

91.23% of New River residents speak only English, while 8.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.73% of the population.

New River Language

New River Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black872933.33%
White14,4903652.52%
Asian43971.59%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic1,19940.33%

2.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.27%

Male Poverty Rate

2.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New River

The race most likely to be in poverty in New River is Black, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New River is Hispanic, with 0.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.38%.

New River Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade3.08%
High School2.36%
Some College3.96%
Bachelors or Greater1.84%

New River Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.15%
Male Unemployed7.59%
Female Employed0.25%
Female Unemployed46.55%

New River Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

New River Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$96,187$119,866
Families$115,091$137,648
Married Families$116,526-
Non Families$65,990$71,346
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Income by Household Type

New River Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.3%

Male Marriage Rate

61.4%

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 55-64, 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 Marital Status

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1,324

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War138
First Gulf War347
Vietnam417
Korea85
World War II19

New River Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3451
35 to 54311
55 to 64401
65 to 74323
75+238

New River Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1879.54%
Black2229.33%
2+ Races11547.33%
Hispanic13218.59%

New River Veterans by Race

New River Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

New River Veterans by Education

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65.8%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

New River Employment by Age

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New River Employment by Race

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New River Employment by Education

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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30.07%

Born in New River

94.33%

Native Born

5.67%

Foreign Born

0.52%

Non Citizen

5.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.33% of New River residents were born in the United States, with 30.07% having been born in Arizona. 0.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

New River Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201014,9520.00%
201112,445-2,507-16.77%
201213,0245794.65%
201314,6291,60512.32%
201415,4328035.49%
201515,289-143-0.93%
201615,305160.10%
201714,847-458-2.99%
201815,8089616.47%
201915,9101020.65%
202015,9100.00%
202115,9100.00%
202215,9100.00%

New River Population by Year