Nogales, Arizona Population 2020

20,276

Nogales is a city located in Arizona. With a 2020 population of 20,276, it is the 34th largest city in Arizona and the 1825th largest city in the United States. Nogales is currently growing at a rate of 0.22% annually but its population has decreased by -2.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,837 in 2010. Nogales reached it's highest population of 20,878 in 2000. Spanning over 21 miles, Nogales has a population density of 974 people per square mile.

The average household income in Nogales is $48,546 with a poverty rate of 33.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $550 per month, and the median house value is $119,800. The median age in Nogales is 34.7 years, 29.9 years for males, and 38.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.0 males.

Nogales Demographics

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

  • White: 85.78%
  • Other race: 9.61%
  • Asian: 1.57%
  • Two or more races: 1.28%
  • Black or African American: 1.22%
  • Native American: 0.54%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Nogales, Arizona is 20,276, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 20,188.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 20,837.

Nogales, Arizona Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202046,261-125-0.27%
201946,386-125-0.27%
201846,511-125-0.27%
201746,6361680.36%
201646,468-134-0.29%
201546,602-101-0.22%
201446,703-288-0.62%
201346,991-405-0.86%
201247,396-288-0.61%
201147,6842640.55%
201047,4200.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,40385.78%
Some Other Race1,9509.61%
Asian3191.57%
Two or More Races2591.28%
Black or African American2481.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native1090.54%

Nogales Population Pyramid 2020

Nogales Median Age

34.7


Total

29.9


Male

38.4


Female

Nogales Adults

There are 14,253 adults, (3,247 of whom are seniors) in Nogales.

Nogales Age Dependency

84.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Nogales Sex Ratio

Female

10,460

51.56%

Male

9,828

48.44%

Nogales Households and Families

Nogales Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Nogales Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married64.9%35.1%
All47.9%52.1%
Female40.9%59.1%
Non Family34.3%65.7%
Male27.3%72.7%

47.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,4533.0947.9
Married2,6953.864.9
Non Family1,8701.0934.3
Female1,3493.8640.9
Male5394.4927.3

3.83

Average Family Size

3.09

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Nogales Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,30018.79%
9th to 12th Grade2,14617.53%
High School Graduate3,53228.85%
Some College2,10917.23%
Associates Degree5874.79%
Bachelors Degree1,1799.63%
Graduate Degree3893.18%

Nogales Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic11,4797,1771,351
Other Race1,23670099
White505482174
Black18213110
Asian1725041
Multiple Races1628611
Native American995413

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.45%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 34.46%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,293$26,475$19,779
Less Than High School$15,888$22,894$10,486
High School Grad$20,522$24,669$16,352
Some College$25,830$28,446$22,695
Bachelors Degree$32,054$50,757$29,096
Graduate Degree$52,011$63,625$48,750

$24,293

Average Earnings

$26,475

Average Male

$19,779

Average Female

Nogales Language

Nogales Language by Age

Nogales Language

10.25% of Nogales residents speak only English, while 89.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 89.09% of the population.

Nogales Poverty

Nogales Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic19,0426,64434.89%
Other1,93084743.89%
Black1957739.49%
Multiple2596625.48%
White5166312.21%
Native801215.00%

33.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.22%

Male Poverty Rate

34.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nogales

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nogales is Other, with 43.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nogales is White, with 12.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.55%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.43%
High School30.49%
Some College16.00%
Bachelors or Greater9.69%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.22%
Male Unemployed50.75%
Female Employed20.77%
Male Employed20.25%

Nogales Income

Nogales Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$28,238$48,546
Families$34,026$57,421
Married Families$43,600-
Non Families$14,882$24,850

Nogales Marital Status

Nogales Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.5%

Male Marriage Rate

39.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Nogales Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Nogales Marital Status by Race

Nogales Veterans

246

Number of Veterans

184

Male Veterans

62

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War88
First Gulf War59
Vietnam38
World War II29
Korea20

$Nogales Veterans by Education

17.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nogales Employment Status

51.2%

Labor Force Participation

46%

Employment Rate

10.1%

Unemployment Rate

Nogales Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

50.97%

Born in Arizona

61.36%

Native Born

38.64%

Foreign Born

17.58%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

61.36% of Nogales residents were born in the United States, with 50.97% having been born in Arizona. 17.58% 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
202020,276440.22%
201920,232440.22%
201820,188-73-0.36%
201720,261440.22%
201620,217-114-0.56%
201520,331-96-0.47%
201420,427-185-0.90%
201320,612-204-0.98%
201220,816-60-0.29%
201120,876640.31%
201020,812-66-0.03%
200020,8781,3890.69%
199019,4893,8062.20%
198015,6836,7375.77%
19708,9461,6602.07%
19607,2861,1331.70%
19506,1531,0181.83%
19405,135-871-1.55%
19306,006-2,454-3.37%
19208,4604,9469.18%
19103,5142,31411.34%
19001,2000.00%