Rio Rico, Arizona Population 2022

19,581
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Rio Rico is a city located in Santa Cruz County Arizona. Rio Rico has a 2020 population of 19,581. Rio Rico is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 3.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,962 in 2010.

The average household income in Rio Rico is $67,882 with a poverty rate of 18.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $863 per month, and the median house value is $147,800. The median age in Rio Rico is 33.3 years, 33.3 years for males, and 33.2 years for females.

Rio Rico Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rio Ricowas:

  • White: 78.25%
  • Two or more races: 10.58%
  • Other race: 10.38%
  • Native American: 0.46%
  • Asian: 0.32%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rio Rico, Arizona is 19,581 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,581.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,962.

Rio Rico, Arizona Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,61078.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native920.46%
Asian640.32%
Some Other Race2,07110.38%
Two or More Races2,11110.58%
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Rio Rico Population by Race

Rio Rico Population Pyramid 2022

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Rio Rico Median Age

32.8


Total

33


Male

32.6


Female

Rio Rico Adults

There are 13,791 adults, (2,203 of whom are seniors) in Rio Rico.

Rio Rico Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Rio Rico Sex Ratio

Female

10,375

52.01%

Male

9,573

47.99%

Rio Rico Population by Age

Rio Rico Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rio Rico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.3%14.7%
All80.4%19.6%
Non Family76.4%23.6%
Male74.1%25.9%
Female69.7%30.3%

80.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rio Rico Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1073.2780.4
Married3,5473.9285.3
Male4713.4574.1
Female8743.5369.7
Non Family1,2151.176.4

3.7

Average Family Size

3.27

Average Household Size

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Rio Rico Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7286.33%
9th to 12th Grade1,1159.69%
High School Graduate3,45630.03%
Some College2,72823.71%
Associates Degree1,18110.26%
Bachelors Degree1,57213.66%
Graduate Degree7286.33%
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Rio Rico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rio Rico Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,1932,061670
Hispanic9,2877,5761,630
Native American929216
Other Race1,245793191
2+ Races95082389
Asian2828

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 white people with a rate of 30.55%.

Rio Rico Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,910$37,633$31,629
Less Than 9th Grade$18,661$24,524$15,993
High School Graduate$30,889$33,839$28,333
Some College$28,351$30,484$25,779
Bachelors Degree$49,155$76,833$44,030
Graduate Degree$48,036$49,893$43,952

$32,910

Average Earnings

$37,633

Average Male

$31,629

Average Female

Rio Rico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rio Rico Language by Age

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Rio Rico Language

17.70% of Rio Rico residents speak only English, while 82.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 82.05% of the population.

Rio Rico Language

Rio Rico Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native923133.70%
Multiple2,11170533.40%
Hispanic17,4733,32119.01%
White2,41129512.24%
Other272NaN%

18.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.20%

Male Poverty Rate

16.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rio Rico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rio Rico is Native, with 33.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rio Rico is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.03%.

Rio Rico Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.11%
High School22.57%
Some College13.25%
Bachelors or Greater4.65%

Rio Rico Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed13.93%
Male Unemployed5.29%
Female Employed8.49%
Female Unemployed30.99%

Rio Rico Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rio Rico Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,699$74,075
Families$55,769$80,332
Married Families$73,979-
Non Families$27,263$44,025
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Income by Household Type

Rio Rico Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Rio Rico Married by Age and Sex

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Rio Rico Marriage

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

Rio Rico Marital Status by Race

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Rio Rico Marital Status

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709

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War180
First Gulf War294
Vietnam174
Korea62
World War II13

Rio Rico Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3465
35 to 54205
55 to 64147
65 to 74155
75+137

Rio Rico Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6165.84%
Other Race442.87%
2+ Races493.27%
Hispanic2752.40%

Rio Rico Veterans by Race

Rio Rico Veterans by Education

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13.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rio Rico Veterans by Education

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63.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Rio Rico Employment by Age

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Rio Rico Employment by Race

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Rio Rico 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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51.41%

Born in Rio Rico

68.70%

Native Born

31.30%

Foreign Born

10.43%

Non Citizen

20.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

68.70% of Rio Rico residents were born in the United States, with 51.41% having been born in Arizona. 10.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rio Rico Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201018,9620.00%
201119,8188564.51%
201219,391-427-2.15%
201319,134-257-1.33%
201418,837-297-1.55%
201518,760-77-0.41%
201618,589-171-0.91%
201718,8913021.62%
201819,6017103.76%
201919,581-20-0.10%
202019,5810.00%
202119,5810.00%
202219,5810.00%

Rio Rico Population by Year