Sahuarita, Arizona Population 2020

31,514
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Sahuarita is a city located in Arizona. With a 2020 population of 31,514, it is the 29th largest city in Arizona and the 1232nd largest city in the United States. Sahuarita is currently growing at a rate of 1.99% annually and its population has increased by 24.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,259 in 2010. Spanning over 32 miles, Sahuarita has a population density of 994 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sahuarita is $86,713 with a poverty rate of 6.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,391 per month, and the median house value is $200,700. The median age in Sahuarita is 36.9 years, 35.9 years for males, and 37.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.2 males.

Sahuarita Demographics

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

  • White: 88.43%
  • Two or more races: 4.40%
  • Black or African American: 2.73%
  • Asian: 2.23%
  • Other race: 2.01%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sahuarita, Arizona is 31,514, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 30,282.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 25,259.

Sahuarita, Arizona Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,60088.43%
Two or More Races1,2744.40%
Black or African American7902.73%
Asian6472.23%
Some Other Race5832.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native550.19%
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Sahuarita Population Pyramid 2020

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Sahuarita Median Age

36.9


Total

35.9


Male

37.9


Female

Sahuarita Adults

There are 20,645 adults, (5,686 of whom are seniors) in Sahuarita.

Sahuarita Age Dependency

93.5

Age Dependency Ratio

38

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Sahuarita Sex Ratio

Female

15,060

52.02%

Male

13,889

47.98%

Sahuarita Households and Families

Sahuarita Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sahuarita Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family91.2%8.8%
Married86.5%13.5%
All84.4%15.6%
Male72.4%27.6%
Female58.9%41.1%

84.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,2392.8284.4
Married6,5663.1886.5
Non Family2,2501.2691.2
Female9093.8558.9
Male5143.2672.4

3.17

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Sahuarita Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3932.08%
9th to 12th Grade4652.46%
High School Graduate3,43318.15%
Some College5,19427.47%
Associates Degree2,06210.90%
Bachelors Degree4,85525.67%
Graduate Degree2,50813.26%
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Sahuarita Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,52212,1915,364
Hispanic5,2294,7681,469
Black513497258
Multiple Races473423189
Other Race41636377
Asian406365190
Native American7

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.36%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 50.29%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,732$58,975$34,558
Less Than High School$23,068$35,357$20,685
High School Grad$34,449$45,022$24,167
Some College$41,451$55,012$31,297
Bachelors Degree$55,787$65,571$41,897
Graduate Degree$61,741$96,294$38,846

$44,732

Average Earnings

$58,975

Average Male

$34,558

Average Female

Sahuarita Language

Sahuarita Language by Age

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Sahuarita Language

76.46% of Sahuarita residents speak only English, while 23.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.92% of the population.

Sahuarita Poverty

Sahuarita Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,9979535.61%
Hispanic9,6667257.50%
Multiple1,25813610.81%
Black79011514.56%
Asian6476510.05%
Native554276.36%
Other57281.40%

6.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.68%

Male Poverty Rate

7.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sahuarita

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sahuarita is Native, with 76.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sahuarita is Other, with 1.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.65%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.53%
Some College6.16%
High School5.31%
Bachelors or Greater3.26%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed8.68%
Female Employed5.62%
Male Employed2.64%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Sahuarita Income

Sahuarita Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$78,697$86,713
Families$82,478$91,881
Married Families$88,771-
Non Families$51,968$61,242
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Sahuarita Marital Status

Sahuarita Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.6%

Male Marriage Rate

59.7%

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 45-54.

Sahuarita Marital Status by Race

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Sahuarita Veterans

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3,278

Number of Veterans

2,821

Male Veterans

457

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War1,127
Second Gulf War1,020
Vietnam944
Korea194
World War II71
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,136
75+696
65 to 74691
18 to 34414
55 to 64341
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,00816.35%
Hispanic4908.08%
2 or More11819.19%
Black10417.72%
Asian306.90%
Other183.93%

Sahuarita Veterans by Education

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2.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sahuarita Employment Status

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55.8%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

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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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35.22%

Born in Arizona

89.98%

Native Born

10.02%

Foreign Born

3.14%

Non Citizen

6.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.98% of Sahuarita residents were born in the United States, with 35.22% having been born in Arizona. 3.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202031,5146161.99%
201930,8986162.03%
201830,2828272.81%
201729,4556162.14%
201628,8395521.95%
201528,2873731.34%
201427,9145472.00%
201327,3675762.15%
201226,7914531.72%
201126,3387622.98%
201025,57622,33422.94%
20003,2420.00%