Nogales, Arizona Population 2024

20,009

Nogales is a city located in Santa Cruz County Arizona. Nogales has a 2024 population of 20,009. It is also the county seat of Santa Cruz County.Nogales is currently growing at a rate of 0.44% annually and its population has increased by 1.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,743 in 2020.

The average household income in Nogales is $60,620 with a poverty rate of 27.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Nogales is 36.6 years, 30.3 years for males, and 39.2 years for females.

Nogales Demographics

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

  • White: 44.73%
  • Two or more races: 43.85%
  • Other race: 10.24%
  • Black or African American: 0.56%
  • Native American: 0.52%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Arizona
Land Area (mi²)
20.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
961.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.35% (266)
The current population of Nogales, Arizona is 20,009 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 19,743.

Nogales, Arizona Population 2024

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Nogales Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,83944.73%
Two or more races8,66643.85%
Other race2,02410.24%
Black or African American1100.56%
Native American1020.52%
Asian200.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Nogales Population by Race

Nogales Population Pyramid 2024

Nogales Median Age

36.6

Total

30.3

Male

39.2

Female

Nogales Adults

There are 14,801 adults, (3,646 of whom are seniors) in Nogales.

Nogales Age Dependency

77.1

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Nogales Sex Ratio

Female10,44252.84%
Male9,31947.16%

Nogales Population by Age

Nogales Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,7832.8847.552.5
Married2,8173.6563.236.8
Non Family2,0171.0932.467.6
Female1,5153.784258
Male4343.0635.364.7
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3.54

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

47.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Nogales Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Nogales Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nogales Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60%.

Nogales Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$30,738

Average Earnings

$32,703

Average Male

$28,185

Average Female

Nogales Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nogales Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Nogales Language

6.8% of Nogales residents speak only English, while 93.2% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 93.02% of the population.

Nogales Language

Nogales Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic18,7155,35728.62%
Multiple8,6642,00723.16%
Other2,02463531.37%
White4516113.53%
Native923639.13%
Black923335.87%
Asian8787.5%
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27.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.37%

Male Poverty Rate

29.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nogales

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nogales is Asian, with 87.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nogales is White, with 13.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.54%.

Nogales Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.71%
High School24.17%
Some College19.98%
Bachelors or Greater8.06%
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Nogales Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed42.15%
Female Employed20.07%
Male Unemployed17.65%
Male Employed15.9%
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Nogales Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nogales Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Nogales Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.8%

Male Marriage Rate

37.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Nogales Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Nogales 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 35-44.

Nogales Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Nogales Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

423

Number of Veterans

363

Male Veterans

60

Female Veterans

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Nogales Veterans by War

count

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Nogales Veterans by Age

count

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Nogales Veterans by Race

Nogales Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nogales Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.9%

Labor Force Participation

49.5%

Employment Rate

13.1%

Unemployment Rate

Nogales Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Nogales Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Nogales Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

46.63%

Born in Nogales

55.31%

Native Born

44.69%

Foreign Born

20.88%

Non Citizen

23.8%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

55.31% of Nogales residents were born in the United States, with 46.63% having been born in Arizona. 20.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Nogales Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202920,449880.43%
202820,361880.43%
202720,273880.44%
202620,185880.44%
202520,097880.44%
202420,009880.44%
202319,921880.44%
202219,833880.45%
202119,74520.01%
202019,743-459-2.27%
201920,202400.2%
201820,162-77-0.38%
201720,239440.22%
201620,195-92-0.45%
201520,287-94-0.46%
201420,381-195-0.95%
201320,576-213-1.02%
201220,789-67-0.32%
201120,856510.25%
201020,805-73-0.35%
200020,8781,3897.13%
199019,4893,80624.27%
198015,6836,73775.31%
19708,9461,66022.78%
19607,2861,13318.41%
19506,1531,01819.82%
19405,135-871-14.5%
19306,006-2,454-29.01%
19208,4604,946140.75%
19103,5142,314192.83%
19001,200
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Nogales Population by Year