Oro Valley, Arizona Population 2020

46,933
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Oro Valley is a city located in Arizona. With a 2020 population of 46,933, it is the 22nd largest city in Arizona and the 841st largest city in the United States. Oro Valley is currently growing at a rate of 1.67% annually and its population has increased by 14.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 41,011 in 2010. Spanning over 35 miles, Oro Valley has a population density of 1,346 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oro Valley is $101,736 with a poverty rate of 6.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,191 per month, and the median house value is $297,500. The median age in Oro Valley is 53.1 years, 51.6 years for males, and 54.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.6 males.

Oro Valley Demographics

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

  • White: 89.24%
  • Two or more races: 3.42%
  • Asian: 3.39%
  • Other race: 1.82%
  • Black or African American: 1.80%
  • Native American: 0.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Oro Valley, Arizona is 46,933, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 45,395.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 41,011.

Oro Valley, Arizona Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White39,09989.24%
Two or More Races1,4983.42%
Asian1,4843.39%
Some Other Race7991.82%
Black or African American7881.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native1190.27%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander280.06%
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Oro Valley Population Pyramid 2020

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Oro Valley Median Age

53.1


Total

51.6


Male

54.2


Female

Oro Valley Adults

There are 36,133 adults, (14,058 of whom are seniors) in Oro Valley.

Oro Valley Age Dependency

98.5

Age Dependency Ratio

63.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Oro Valley Sex Ratio

Female

22,292

50.88%

Male

21,523

49.12%

Oro Valley Households and Families

Oro Valley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oro Valley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
All74.5%25.5%
Non Family59.3%40.7%
Female58.5%41.5%
Male36.3%63.7%

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,2952.2774.5
Married11,4852.7386
Non Family6,0901.1659.3
Female1,1563.1158.5
Male5643.0336.3

2.75

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Oro Valley Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2450.74%
9th to 12th Grade6051.83%
High School Graduate5,10215.42%
Some College6,97221.07%
Associates Degree2,9078.79%
Bachelors Degree8,60626.01%
Graduate Degree8,65126.15%
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Oro Valley Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White27,50126,92114,600
Hispanic3,6463,5291,607
Asian1,039914604
Multiple Races595578291
Other Race578531196
Black472455244
Native American575738
Islander282820

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 71.43%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,353$64,061$36,554
Less Than High School$21,375$40,724$
High School Grad$24,342$34,524$21,743
Some College$38,868$50,044$31,879
Bachelors Degree$55,777$71,820$43,194
Graduate Degree$84,219$106,574$54,736

$50,353

Average Earnings

$64,061

Average Male

$36,554

Average Female

Oro Valley Language

Oro Valley Language by Age

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Oro Valley Language

87.36% of Oro Valley residents speak only English, while 12.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.81% of the population.

Oro Valley Poverty

Oro Valley Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White34,1712,0115.89%
Hispanic6,1624276.93%
Black78719424.65%
Multiple1,4821489.99%
Asian1,4831228.23%
Other797425.27%
Native1171916.24%

6.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.58%

Male Poverty Rate

6.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oro Valley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oro Valley is Black, with 24.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oro Valley is Other, with 5.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.87%.

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Name Poverty
High School10.44%
Less Than High School5.06%
Some College5.01%
Bachelors or Greater4.27%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed14.17%
Male Unemployed11.45%
Male Employed4.80%
Female Employed2.60%

Oro Valley Income

Oro Valley Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$76,484$101,736
Families$93,156$116,094
Married Families$98,580-
Non Families$47,942$68,854
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Oro Valley Marital Status

Oro Valley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.6%

Male Marriage Rate

60.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Oro Valley Married by Age and Sex

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Oro Valley 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 35-44.

Oro Valley Marital Status by Race

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Oro Valley Veterans

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4,954

Number of Veterans

4,701

Male Veterans

253

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,893
First Gulf War959
Second Gulf War681
Korea608
World War II333
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Age Group Veterans
75+1,880
65 to 741,456
35 to 54752
55 to 64640
18 to 34226
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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,62014.08%
Hispanic4239.92%
2 or More13718.92%
Black9316.29%
Other457.01%
Asian393.26%
Hawaiian2071.43%

Oro Valley Veterans by Education

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3.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oro Valley Employment Status

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49.6%

Labor Force Participation

46.6%

Employment Rate

5.7%

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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22.45%

Born in Arizona

91.95%

Native Born

8.05%

Foreign Born

2.84%

Non Citizen

5.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.95% of Oro Valley residents were born in the United States, with 22.45% having been born in Arizona. 2.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202046,9337691.67%
201946,1647691.69%
201845,3958351.87%
201744,5607691.76%
201643,7913740.86%
201543,4171,5363.67%
201441,8812880.69%
201341,5932490.60%
201241,3441190.29%
201141,2251630.40%
201041,06211,3623.29%
200029,70023,03016.11%
19906,6700.00%