Sahuarita, Arizona Population 2021

33,155
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Sahuarita is a city located in Pima County Arizona. With a 2020 population of 33,155, it is the 29th largest city in Arizona and the 1186th largest city in the United States . Sahuarita is currently growing at a rate of 2.69% annually and its population has increased by 31.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,259 in 2010. Sahuarita reached it's highest population of 33,155 in 2021. Spanning over 32 miles, Sahuarita has a population density of 1,046 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sahuarita is $91,499 with a poverty rate of 6.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,392 per month, and the median house value is $214,100. The median age in Sahuarita is 38.5 years, 36.9 years for males, and 40.1 years for females.

Sahuarita Demographics

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

  • White: 89.18%
  • Two or more races: 3.89%
  • Black or African American: 2.40%
  • Other race: 2.03%
  • Asian: 2.00%
  • Native American: 0.50%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sahuarita, Arizona is 33,155 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 30,554.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 25,259.

Sahuarita, Arizona Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,66989.18%
Two or More Races1,1633.89%
Black or African American7182.40%
Some Other Race6082.03%
Asian5982.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native1490.50%
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Sahuarita Population by Race

Sahuarita Population Pyramid $2021

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Sahuarita Median Age

38.5


Total

36.9


Male

40.1


Female

Sahuarita Adults

There are 21,951 adults, (6,605 of whom are seniors) in Sahuarita.

Sahuarita Age Dependency

94.9

Age Dependency Ratio

43

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Sahuarita Sex Ratio

Female

15,508

51.86%

Male

14,397

48.14%

Sahuarita Population by Age

Sahuarita Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sahuarita Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.9%14.1%
All82.4%17.6%
Non Family81.8%18.2%
Male72.8%27.2%
Female62.4%37.6%

82.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sahuarita Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,7462.7782.4
Married6,9293.1885.9
Non Family2,4291.1581.8
Female8693.8862.4
Male5193.0872.8

3.16

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

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Sahuarita Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3581.80%
9th to 12th Grade5342.68%
High School Graduate3,84619.29%
Some College5,04125.29%
Associates Degree2,12310.65%
Bachelors Degree4,84524.31%
Graduate Degree3,18715.99%
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Sahuarita Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sahuarita Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White13,16112,8795,772
Hispanic5,5385,0071,560
Black542508246
2+ Races511433305
Other Race43139284
Asian413368245
Native American3526

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.86%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 59.69%.

Sahuarita Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,580$62,027$35,495
Less Than 9th Grade$24,167$21,429$25,204
High School Graduate$32,139$41,215$26,161
Some College$39,075$55,838$31,362
Bachelors Degree$56,377$75,563$42,924
Graduate Degree$82,419$102,500$49,276

$44,580

Average Earnings

$62,027

Average Male

$35,495

Average Female

Sahuarita Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sahuarita Language by Age

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Sahuarita Language

75.02% of Sahuarita residents speak only English, while 24.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.62% of the population.

Sahuarita Language

Sahuarita Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,6391,1236.37%
Hispanic10,0678068.01%
Multiple1,15513611.77%
Native986263.27%
Asian598498.19%
Black711253.52%
Other600101.67%

6.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.71%

Male Poverty Rate

7.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sahuarita

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sahuarita is Native, with 63.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sahuarita is Other, with 1.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.20%.

Sahuarita Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.93%
High School7.58%
Some College5.36%
Bachelors or Greater3.55%

Sahuarita Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed9.02%
Female Employed4.72%
Male Employed3.18%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Sahuarita Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sahuarita Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$80,525$91,499
Families$87,423$99,243
Married Families$89,941-
Non Families$49,769$59,891
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Income by Household Type

Sahuarita Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.2%

Male Marriage Rate

60.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Sahuarita Married by Age and Sex

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Sahuarita 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 35-44.

Sahuarita Marital Status by Race

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Sahuarita Marital Status

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3,189

Number of Veterans

2,810

Male Veterans

379

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,027
Second Gulf War1,012
First Gulf War900
Korea240
World War II87

Sahuarita Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54957
75+820
65 to 74710
18 to 34352
55 to 64350

Sahuarita Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,95915.18%
Hispanic4136.34%
Black11719.15%
2+ Races729.42%
Asian214.81%
Other Race204.18%

Sahuarita Veterans by Race

Sahuarita Veterans by Education

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2.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sahuarita Veterans by Education

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52.8%

Labor Force Participation

50.4%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Sahuarita Employment by Age

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Sahuarita Employment by Race

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Sahuarita 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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35.11%

Born in Sahuarita

90.08%

Native Born

9.92%

Foreign Born

2.78%

Non Citizen

7.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.08% of Sahuarita residents were born in the United States, with 35.11% having been born in Arizona. 2.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sahuarita Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202133,1558672.69%
202032,2888672.76%
201931,4218672.84%
201830,5547682.58%
201729,7866002.06%
201629,1865321.86%
201528,6543661.29%
201428,2885061.82%
201327,7825572.05%
201227,2253641.36%
201126,8615952.27%
201026,26623,02423.27%
20003,2420.00%

Sahuarita Population by Year