Paradise Valley, Arizona Population 2021

15,003
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Paradise Valley is a city located in Maricopa County Arizona. With a 2020 population of 15,003, it is the 38th largest city in Arizona and the 2316th largest city in the United States . Paradise Valley is currently growing at a rate of 1.23% annually and its population has increased by 17.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,820 in 2010. Paradise Valley reached it's highest population of 15,003 in 2021. Spanning over 15 miles, Paradise Valley has a population density of 975 people per square mile.

The average household income in Paradise Valley is $349,569 with a poverty rate of 3.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,547 per month, and the median house value is $1.52 Mn. The median age in Paradise Valley is 53.6 years, 53.7 years for males, and 53.4 years for females.

Paradise Valley Demographics

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

  • White: 89.57%
  • Asian: 4.89%
  • Two or more races: 2.69%
  • Native American: 1.13%
  • Other race: 0.77%
  • Black or African American: 0.75%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.19%
The current population of Paradise Valley, Arizona is 15,003 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,454.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,820.

Paradise Valley, Arizona Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,86489.57%
Asian7034.89%
Two or More Races3872.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native1621.13%
Some Other Race1110.77%
Black or African American1070.75%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander280.19%
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Paradise Valley Population by Race

Paradise Valley Population Pyramid $2021

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Paradise Valley Median Age

53.6


Total

53.7


Male

53.4


Female

Paradise Valley Adults

There are 11,535 adults, (3,868 of whom are seniors) in Paradise Valley.

Paradise Valley Age Dependency

87.3

Age Dependency Ratio

50.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Paradise Valley Sex Ratio

Female

7,103

49.46%

Male

7,259

50.54%

Paradise Valley Population by Age

Paradise Valley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Paradise Valley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married95%5%
All93.1%6.9%
Non Family85.7%14.3%
Male80.5%19.5%

93.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Paradise Valley Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,3522.6793.1
Married4,0462.9895
Non Family1,0041.2585.7
Female1743.26100
Male1283.1880.5

2.96

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

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Paradise Valley Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1060.99%
9th to 12th Grade1391.29%
High School Graduate9348.70%
Some College1,56014.53%
Associates Degree3823.56%
Bachelors Degree3,85935.93%
Graduate Degree3,76035.01%
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Paradise Valley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Paradise Valley Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,2559,1066,648
Hispanic732663423
Asian451426361
2+ Races185185154
Native American10010053
Other Race686830
Black514912
Islander202020

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 100.00%.

Paradise Valley Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$99,681$147,121$52,143
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$40,219$50,000$32,083
Some College$28,750$44,375$24,674
Bachelors Degree$105,846$134,952$51,375
Graduate Degree$171,848$212,452$99,583

$99,681

Average Earnings

$147,121

Average Male

$52,143

Average Female

Paradise Valley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Paradise Valley Language by Age

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Paradise Valley Language

91.77% of Paradise Valley residents speak only English, while 8.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.61% of the population.

Paradise Valley Language

Paradise Valley Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,8894663.92%
Hispanic1,175463.91%
Other892629.21%
Black10721.87%

3.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.44%

Male Poverty Rate

4.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Paradise Valley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Paradise Valley is Other, with 29.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Paradise Valley is Black, with 1.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.57%.

Paradise Valley Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.65%
High School6.96%
Some College6.23%
Bachelors or Greater2.24%

Paradise Valley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed23.38%
Female Unemployed16.92%
Female Employed4.21%
Male Employed0.62%

Paradise Valley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Paradise Valley Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$211,393$349,569
Families$250,000$377,309
Married Families$250,000-
Non Families$109,375$225,663
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Income by Household Type

Paradise Valley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

67.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.5%

Male Marriage Rate

67.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Paradise Valley Married by Age and Sex

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Paradise Valley Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Paradise Valley Marital Status by Race

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Paradise Valley Marital Status

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895

Number of Veterans

883

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam464
Korea102
Second Gulf War85
First Gulf War82
World War II74

Paradise Valley Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+456
65 to 74238
55 to 64125
35 to 5476
18 to 34

Paradise Valley Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8588.12%
Hispanic394.86%
2+ Races2110.71%
Asian163.39%

Paradise Valley Veterans by Race

Paradise Valley Veterans by Education

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2.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Paradise Valley Veterans by Education

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55.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Paradise Valley Employment by Age

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Paradise Valley Employment by Race

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Paradise Valley 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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28.53%

Born in Paradise Valley

90.04%

Native Born

9.96%

Foreign Born

2.77%

Non Citizen

7.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.04% of Paradise Valley residents were born in the United States, with 28.53% having been born in Arizona. 2.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Paradise Valley Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202115,0031831.23%
202014,8201831.25%
201914,6371831.27%
201814,4541100.77%
201714,3441260.89%
201614,2181120.79%
201514,1062962.14%
201413,8102431.79%
201313,5672441.83%
201213,3232912.23%
201113,0322481.94%
201012,784-880-0.66%
200013,6641,9931.59%
199011,6715860.52%
198011,0853,9304.48%
19707,1550.00%

Paradise Valley Population by Year