Vail, Arizona Population 2024

16,314

Vail is a city located in Pima County Arizona. Vail has a 2024 population of 16,314. Vail is currently growing at a rate of 3.38% annually and its population has increased by 15.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,099 in 2020.

The average household income in Vail is $126,431 with a poverty rate of 5.02%. The median age in Vail is 39.1 years: 37.9 years for males, and 40.5 years for females.

Vail Demographics

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

  • White: 71.99%
  • Two or more races: 13.31%
  • Other race: 6.11%
  • Black or African American: 4.34%
  • Asian: 3.33%
  • Native American: 0.92%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Arizona
Land Area (mi²)
22.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
719.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
15.71% (2,215)
The current population of Vail, Arizona is 16,314 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,099.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10,97771.99%
Two or more races2,03013.31%
Other race9316.11%
Black or African American6624.34%
Asian5083.33%
Native American1400.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Vail Population by Race

Vail Population Pyramid 2024

Vail Median Age

39.1

Total

37.9

Male

40.5

Female

Vail Adults

There are 11,361 adults, (2,098 of whom are seniors) in Vail.

Vail Age Dependency

64.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42

Child Dependency Ratio

Vail Sex Ratio

Female6,99945.9%
Male8,24954.1%

Vail Population by Age

Vail Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,2212.9291.18.9
Married3,9313.2590.89.2
Non Family8341.2391.68.4
Female2733.7988.311.7
Male1832.331000

3.21

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

91.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Vail Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2752.71%
Associates Degree1,42814.08%
Bachelors Degree2,82727.88%
Graduate Degree1,60615.84%
High School Graduate1,45414.34%
Less Than 9th Grade1411.39%
Some College2,41023.76%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Vail Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Vail Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White7,0086,7483,200
Hispanic1,8281,672666
2+ Races931922464
Other Race618489212
Asian480480245
Black434434153
Native American76760

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.04%.

Vail Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$76,462$92,594$45,056
Graduate Degree$103,231$114,664$74,512
High School Graduate$41,179$50,870$27,431
Less Than 9th Grade$58,324$58,153$0
Overall$60,316$79,046$44,736
Some College$50,200$68,563$28,897

$60,316

Average Earnings

$79,046

Average Male

$44,736

Average Female

Vail Earnings by Educational Attainment

Vail Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Vail Language

85.9% of Vail residents speak only English, while 14.1% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.67% of the population.

Vail Language

Vail Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White9,9025105.15%
Hispanic3,4471885.45%
Native1407956.43%
Black662375.59%
Multiple2,030251.23%
Other931212.26%

5.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.5%

Male Poverty Rate

4.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vail

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vail is Native, with 56.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vail is Multiple, with 1.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.36%.

Vail Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College4.92%
High School4.26%
Less Than 9th Grade3.61%
Bachelors or Greater1.53%

Vail Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed3.04%
Female Employed1.8%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Vail Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Vail Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$130,696$134,500
Households$120,179$126,431
Married Families$131,023$-999,999,999
Non Families$55,698$69,295

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Vail Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

68.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.4%

Male Marriage Rate

70.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Vail Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Vail 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.

Vail Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Vail Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,886

Number of Veterans

1,567

Male Veterans

319

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War1,050
Second Gulf War819
Vietnam347
Korea25
World War II0

Vail Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 541,113
65 to 74268
55 to 64266
18 to 34153
75+86

Vail Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,25615.36%
Black34054.93%
Hispanic26612.77%
2+ Races19416.71%
Asian8115.94%
Other Race152.12%

Vail Veterans by Race

Vail Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

8.8%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vail Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.3%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Vail Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Vail Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Vail 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

36%

Born in Vail

92.64%

Native Born

7.36%

Foreign Born

1.44%

Non Citizen

5.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.64% of Vail residents were born in the United States, with 36% having been born in Arizona. 1.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Vail Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202416,3145333.38%
202315,7815333.5%
202215,2485333.62%
202114,7156164.37%
202014,0991,1178.6%
201912,9829387.79%
201812,0443092.63%
201711,735980.84%
201611,6374944.43%
201511,1433793.52%
201410,764-21-0.19%
201310,7859699.87%
20129,8163483.68%
20119,468-740-7.25%
201010,20800%

Vail Population by Year