Paradise Valley, Arizona Population 2024

12,439

Paradise Valley is a city located in Maricopa County Arizona. Paradise Valley has a 2024 population of 12,439. Paradise Valley is currently declining at a rate of -0.5% annually and its population has decreased by -1.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,689 in 2020.

The average household income in Paradise Valley is $385,643 with a poverty rate of 4.39%. The median age in Paradise Valley is 54.5 years: 55.1 years for males, and 54.3 years for females.

Paradise Valley Demographics

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

  • White: 82.64%
  • Two or more races: 7.72%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 3.57%
  • Asian: 3.31%
  • Other race: 2.13%
  • Native American: 0.48%
  • Black or African American: 0.16%
State
Arizona
Land Area (mi²)
15.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
808.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.97% (-250)
The current population of Paradise Valley, Arizona is 12,439 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,689.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10,47282.64%
Two or more races9787.72%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander4523.57%
Asian4193.31%
Other race2702.13%
Native American610.48%
Black or African American200.16%

White

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Paradise Valley Population by Race

Paradise Valley Population Pyramid 2024

Paradise Valley Median Age

54.5

Total

55.1

Male

54.3

Female

Paradise Valley Adults

There are 10,279 adults, (3,852 of whom are seniors) in Paradise Valley.

Paradise Valley Age Dependency

97.2

Age Dependency Ratio

59.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Paradise Valley Sex Ratio

Female5,99047.27%
Male6,68252.73%

Paradise Valley Population by Age

Paradise Valley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,0462.595.14.9
Married3,6412.7796.13.9
Non Family9411.2189.210.8
Male3302.571000
Female1344.131000

2.74

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

95.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Paradise Valley Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade890.91%
Associates Degree4744.85%
Bachelors Degree3,86139.54%
Graduate Degree3,32634.06%
High School Graduate7517.69%
Less Than 9th Grade630.65%
Some College1,20112.3%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Paradise Valley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Paradise Valley Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White8,1888,1076,115
Hispanic701633314
2+ Races473432324
Asian339336308
Islander251251251
Other Race20420453
Native American48487
Black20209

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

Paradise Valley Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$108,750$170,429$43,571
Graduate Degree$212,500$250,001$104,199
High School Graduate$47,394$173,047$41,000
Less Than 9th Grade$43,750$0$0
Overall$116,048$171,240$58,723
Some College$60,508$62,383$0

$116,048

Average Earnings

$171,240

Average Male

$58,723

Average Female

Paradise Valley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Paradise Valley Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Paradise Valley Language

86.77% of Paradise Valley residents speak only English, while 13.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.44% of the population.

Paradise Valley Language

Paradise Valley Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White10,0313223.21%
Hispanic1,3961269.03%
Other24911947.79%
Multiple97810310.53%
Black20315%

4.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.34%

Male Poverty Rate

5.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Paradise Valley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Paradise Valley is Other, with 47.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Paradise Valley is White, with 3.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.69%.

Paradise Valley Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College12.96%
High School4.13%
Bachelors or Greater2.31%
Less Than 9th Grade1.97%

Paradise Valley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed4.44%
Female Employed3.28%
Male Employed0.39%
Female Unemployed0%

Paradise Valley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Paradise Valley Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$248,044$412,832
Households$221,333$385,643
Married Families$250,001$-999,999,999
Non Families$73,792$265,505

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Paradise Valley Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

67.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.3%

Male Marriage Rate

68.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Paradise Valley Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Paradise Valley 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.

Paradise Valley Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Paradise Valley Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

641

Number of Veterans

619

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam278
First Gulf War121
World War II80
Second Gulf War62
Korea56

Paradise Valley Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+355
65 to 74167
35 to 5473
55 to 6446
18 to 340

Paradise Valley Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White6397.23%
Hispanic202.5%
2+ Races20.37%

Paradise Valley Veterans by Race

Paradise Valley Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.4%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Paradise Valley Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.8%

Labor Force Participation

49.5%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Paradise Valley Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Paradise Valley Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Paradise Valley 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

25.89%

Born in Paradise Valley

86.55%

Native Born

13.45%

Foreign Born

4.13%

Non Citizen

9.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.55% of Paradise Valley residents were born in the United States, with 25.89% having been born in Arizona. 4.13% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202912,127-63-0.52%
202812,190-62-0.51%
202712,252-62-0.5%
202612,314-63-0.51%
202512,377-62-0.5%
202412,439-63-0.5%
202312,502-98-0.78%
202212,600-72-0.57%
202112,672-17-0.13%
202012,689-1,967-13.42%
201914,6561981.37%
201814,4581130.79%
201714,3451260.89%
201614,2191120.79%
201514,1072962.14%
201413,8112441.8%
201313,5672441.83%
201213,3232912.23%
201113,0322481.94%
201012,78400%
200013,6641,99317.08%
199011,6715865.29%
198011,0853,93054.93%
19707,155-4,972-41%

Paradise Valley Population by Year