Sahuarita, Arizona Population 2024

36,448

Sahuarita is a city located in Pima County Arizona. Sahuarita has a 2024 population of 36,448. Sahuarita is currently growing at a rate of 1.12% annually and its population has increased by 6.1% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 34,351 in 2020.

The average household income in Sahuarita is $111,144 with a poverty rate of 8.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sahuarita is 37.1 years, 36.7 years for males, and 37.5 years for females.

Sahuarita Demographics

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

  • White: 73.14%
  • Two or more races: 15.37%
  • Other race: 7.11%
  • Black or African American: 2.69%
  • Asian: 0.99%
  • Native American: 0.7%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Arizona
Land Area (mi²)
31.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,150.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.1% (2,097)
The current population of Sahuarita, Arizona is 36,448 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 34,351.

Sahuarita, Arizona Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White25,04273.14%
Two or more races5,26415.37%
Other race2,4357.11%
Black or African American9212.69%
Asian3380.99%
Native American2380.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sahuarita Population by Race

Sahuarita Population Pyramid 2024

Sahuarita Median Age

37.1

Total

36.7

Male

37.5

Female

Sahuarita Adults

There are 24,740 adults, (7,084 of whom are seniors) in Sahuarita.

Sahuarita Age Dependency

93.9

Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Sahuarita Sex Ratio

Female17,61851.46%
Male16,62048.54%

Sahuarita Population by Age

Sahuarita Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All11,6982.9280.519.5
Married7,7753.4784.915.1
Non Family2,7021.1575.424.6
Female8513.4758.241.8
Male3702.9278.121.9
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3.35

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

80.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sahuarita Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sahuarita Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sahuarita Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 98.5%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 64.73%.

Sahuarita Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$53,458

Average Earnings

$70,239

Average Male

$39,120

Average Female

Sahuarita Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sahuarita Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sahuarita Language

75.58% of Sahuarita residents speak only English, while 24.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.53% of the population.

Sahuarita Language

Sahuarita Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic13,2191,57311.9%
White18,2661,0855.94%
Multiple5,2422304.39%
Other2,3831194.99%
Native1116760.36%
Black905404.42%
Asian33861.78%
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8.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.18%

Male Poverty Rate

7.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sahuarita

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sahuarita is Native, with 60.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sahuarita is Asian, with 1.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.29%.

Sahuarita Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.65%
Some College6.79%
High School6.22%
Bachelors or Greater3.76%
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Sahuarita Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed21.52%
Male Employed8.04%
Female Employed5.7%
Female Unemployed
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Sahuarita Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sahuarita Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sahuarita Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.4%

Male Marriage Rate

59.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Sahuarita Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sahuarita 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 35-44.

Sahuarita Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sahuarita Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,242

Number of Veterans

2,830

Male Veterans

412

Female Veterans

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Sahuarita Veterans by War

count

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Sahuarita Veterans by Age

count

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Sahuarita Veterans by Race

Sahuarita Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.5%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sahuarita Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Sahuarita Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sahuarita Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sahuarita 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

41.55%

Born in Sahuarita

90.31%

Native Born

9.69%

Foreign Born

2.8%

Non Citizen

6.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.31% of Sahuarita residents were born in the United States, with 41.55% having been born in Arizona. 2.8% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202938,4734051.06%
202838,0684051.08%
202737,6634051.09%
202637,2584051.1%
202536,8534051.11%
202436,4484051.12%
202336,0434051.14%
202235,6384051.15%
202135,2338822.57%
202034,3512,8689.11%
201931,4838912.91%
201830,5927852.63%
201729,8076092.09%
201629,1985321.86%
201528,6663681.3%
201428,2985081.83%
201327,7905592.05%
201227,2313661.36%
201126,8655972.27%
201026,26823,026710.24%
20003,242
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Sahuarita Population by Year