Sierra Vista, Arizona Population 2022

39,256
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Sierra Vista is a city located in Cochise County Arizona. Sierra Vista has a 2020 population of 39,256. Sierra Vista is currently declining at a rate of -3.12% annually and its population has decreased by -13.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 45,401 in 2010.

The average household income in Sierra Vista is $74,950 with a poverty rate of 12.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $977 per month, and the median house value is $174,100. The median age in Sierra Vista is 36.2 years, 34.2 years for males, and 38.6 years for females.

Sierra Vista Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sierra Vistawas:

  • White: 74.19%
  • Two or more races: 9.51%
  • Black or African American: 8.51%
  • Asian: 3.98%
  • Other race: 1.97%
  • Native American: 1.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.67%
The current population of Sierra Vista, Arizona is 39,256 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 39,256.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 45,401.

Sierra Vista, Arizona Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2010131,8220.00%
2011133,0971,2750.96%
2012132,017-1,080-0.82%
2013129,578-2,439-1.88%
2014127,314-2,264-1.78%
2015126,454-860-0.68%
2016125,686-768-0.61%
2017124,864-822-0.66%
2018126,4111,5471.22%
2019125,922-489-0.39%
2020125,433-489-0.39%
2021124,944-489-0.39%

Sierra Vista Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,46274.19%
Black or African American3,7248.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native5161.18%
Asian1,7403.98%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2920.67%
Some Other Race8621.97%
Two or More Races4,1609.51%
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Sierra Vista Population by Race

Sierra Vista Population Pyramid 2022

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Sierra Vista Median Age

36.7


Total

35.1


Male

39.2


Female

Sierra Vista Adults

There are 33,894 adults, (8,420 of whom are seniors) in Sierra Vista.

Sierra Vista Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Sierra Vista Sex Ratio

Female

21,821

49.87%

Male

21,935

50.13%

Sierra Vista Population by Age

Sierra Vista Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sierra Vista Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.8%29.2%
All59%41%
Male55.1%44.9%
Non Family49.4%50.6%
Female42.4%57.6%

59.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sierra Vista Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,8172.3159
Married8,3512.9170.8
Male8993.2555.1
Female1,8453.1642.4
Non Family6,7221.249.4

2.91

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Sierra Vista Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7812.67%
9th to 12th Grade1,3094.47%
High School Graduate5,60119.13%
Some College8,56229.25%
Associates Degree3,74812.80%
Bachelors Degree5,67319.38%
Graduate Degree3,60112.30%
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Sierra Vista Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sierra Vista Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black2,2012,162901
Asian1,2281,014464
White18,52717,5216,504
2+ Races1,6821,470436
Hispanic5,8735,1471,100
Islander22022040
Native American32928457
Other Race56040251

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 40.94%.

Sierra Vista Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,449$55,367$32,925
Less Than 9th Grade$17,543$21,386$12,252
High School Graduate$27,052$30,923$24,167
Some College$37,166$50,561$31,058
Bachelors Degree$57,537$66,624$45,938
Graduate Degree$80,851$86,394$56,049

$43,449

Average Earnings

$55,367

Average Male

$32,925

Average Female

Sierra Vista Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sierra Vista Language by Age

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Sierra Vista Language

81.74% of Sierra Vista residents speak only English, while 18.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.35% of the population.

Sierra Vista Language

Sierra Vista Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native50019539.00%
Multiple3,98068017.09%
Hispanic10,2761,75317.06%
White23,1812,47510.68%
Asian1,6511478.90%
Islander259155.79%
Black3,4541414.08%
Other190NaN%

12.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.57%

Male Poverty Rate

13.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sierra Vista

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sierra Vista is Native, with 39.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.04%.

Sierra Vista Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.10%
High School11.91%
Some College8.80%
Bachelors or Greater5.82%

Sierra Vista Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.35%
Male Unemployed33.84%
Female Employed7.70%
Female Unemployed29.21%

Sierra Vista Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sierra Vista Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,585$75,046
Families$76,287$86,110
Married Families$90,757-
Non Families$38,934$53,313
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Income by Household Type

Sierra Vista Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Sierra Vista Married by Age and Sex

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Sierra Vista 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.

Sierra Vista Marital Status by Race

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Sierra Vista Marital Status

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8,068

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War3,080
First Gulf War3,326
Vietnam2,203
Korea477
World War II120

Sierra Vista Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341,011
35 to 542,603
55 to 641,622
65 to 741,518
75+1,314

Sierra Vista Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6,60928.55%
Black77033.95%
Native American6017.49%
Asian17512.09%
Islander3013.57%
Other Race345.36%
2+ Races39019.22%
Hispanic1,16618.44%

Sierra Vista Veterans by Race

Sierra Vista Veterans by Education

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6.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sierra Vista Veterans by Education

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58.8%

Labor Force Participation

44.7%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Sierra Vista Employment by Age

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Sierra Vista Employment by Race

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Sierra Vista 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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25.09%

Born in Sierra Vista

90.52%

Native Born

9.48%

Foreign Born

2.68%

Non Citizen

6.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.52% of Sierra Vista residents were born in the United States, with 25.09% having been born in Arizona. 2.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sierra Vista Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19603,1210.00%
19706,6893,5687.92%
198024,93718,24814.06%
199032,9838,0462.84%
200037,7754,7921.37%
201045,4017,6261.86%
201146,3249232.03%
201246,5452210.48%
201345,174-1,371-2.95%
201443,670-1,504-3.33%
201543,480-190-0.44%
201643,201-279-0.64%
201742,963-238-0.55%
201844,3081,3453.13%
201943,045-1,263-2.85%
202041,782-1,263-2.93%
202140,519-1,263-3.02%
202239,256-1,263-3.12%

Sierra Vista Population by Year