Pima County, Arizona Population 2021

Pima County, Arizona's estimated population is 1,068,730 with a growth rate of 1.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pima County, Arizona is the null largest county in Arizona. The 2010 Population was 981,620 and has seen a growth of 8.87% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20211,068,73010,7301.01%
20201,058,00010,7201.02%
20191,047,28010,7301.04%
20181,036,55010,1600.99%
20171,026,3909,6800.95%
20161,016,7107,6100.75%
20151,009,1004,8700.48%
20141,004,2307,1030.71%
2013997,1274,0750.41%
2012993,0524,6710.47%
2011988,3816,7610.69%
2010981,620314,74047.20%
1990666,880135,43725.48%
1980531,443179,77651.12%
1970351,66786,00732.37%
1960265,660124,44488.12%
1950141,21668,37893.88%
194072,83817,16230.82%
193055,67620,99660.54%
192034,68011,86251.99%
191022,8188,12955.34%
190014,6892,01615.91%
189012,673-4,333-25.48%
188017,00611,290197.52%
18705,7160.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.01%
County Website
State
Founded
November 9, 1864
County Seat
2010 Population
981,620
Growth Since 2010
8.87%
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Pima County, Arizona Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White781,00476.03%
Some Other Race87,8918.56%
Two or More Races50,1534.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native39,9143.89%
Black or African American36,5813.56%
Asian30,0112.92%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,6530.16%
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Pima County, Arizona Population By Race

Pima County, Arizona Population Pyramid 2021

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Pima County, Arizona Median Age

38.5


Total

36.8


Male

40.4


Female

Pima County, Arizona Adults

There are 810,074 adults, (197,361 of whom are seniors) in Pima County, Arizona.

Pima County, Arizona Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Pima County, Arizona Sex Ratio

Mujer

521,541

50.77%

Masculino

505,666

49.23%

Pima County, Arizona Population by Age

Pima County, Arizona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pima County, Arizona Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.1%18.9%
All63.2%36.8%
Masculino51.9%48.1%
Mujer49.2%50.8%
Non Family49%51%

63.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pima County, Arizona Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All404,7392.4663.2
Married176,4873.181.1
Non Family155,9261.2949
Mujer50,5733.4749.2
Masculino21,7533.3351.9

3.1

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Pima County, Arizona Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade30,7054.46%
9th to 12th Grade49,1877.15%
High School Graduate153,02222.25%
Some College172,60125.09%
Associates Degree59,5568.66%
Bachelors Degree128,68318.71%
Graduate Degree94,05013.67%
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Pima County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pima County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White407,175387,486165,907
Hispanic213,310161,76234,822
Other Race52,10437,0375,639
Native American22,85816,8952,700
Black22,83220,0085,839
2+ Races22,09918,1905,860
Asian19,71117,35010,459
Islander1,036949221

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.16%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.06%.

Pima County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$34,990$40,190$30,668
Less Than 9th Grade$21,418$24,943$16,986
High School Graduate$27,019$30,891$23,323
Some College$32,854$39,171$28,943
Bachelors Degree$46,158$56,143$39,772
Graduate Degree$63,506$81,462$52,401

$34,990

Average Earnings

$40,190

Average Male

$30,668

Average Female

Pima County, Arizona Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pima County, Arizona Language by Age

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Pima County, Arizona Language

71.82% of Pima County, Arizona residents speak only English, while 28.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.20% of the population.

Pima County, Arizona Language

Pima County, Arizona Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic373,15082,12022.01%
White517,68958,46111.29%
Other83,70920,61324.62%
Native37,97813,14634.61%
Multiple48,34510,14220.98%
Black33,6369,28227.60%
Asian29,0334,94917.05%
Islander1,61451331.78%

16.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.13%

Male Poverty Rate

17.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pima County, Arizona

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pima County, Arizona is Native, with 34.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pima County, Arizona is White, with 11.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.70%.

Pima County, Arizona Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.27%
High School16.34%
Some College11.40%
Bachelors or Greater5.72%

Pima County, Arizona Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.22%
Male Unemployed32.17%
Female Employed9.67%
Male Employed9.22%

Pima County, Arizona Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pima County, Arizona Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,379$73,554
Families$66,727$87,628
Married Families$81,511$103,434
Non Families$34,375$48,077
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Income by Household Type

Pima County, Arizona Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

43.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Pima County, Arizona Married by Age and Sex

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Pima County, Arizona Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Pima County, Arizona Marital Status by Race

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Pima County, Arizona Marital Status

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84,865

Number of Veterans

76,832

Male Veterans

8,033

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam31,790
First Gulf War19,209
Second Gulf War18,455
Korea7,600
World War II2,872

Pima County, Arizona Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7422,433
75+21,622
35 to 5418,484
55 to 6414,435
18 to 347,891

Pima County, Arizona Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White74,05511.80%
Hispanic13,5745.10%
Black3,83014.12%
Other Race2,6614.08%
2+ Races2,1777.53%
Native American1,1634.07%
Asian8983.56%
Islander817.21%

Pima County, Arizona Veterans by Race

Pima County, Arizona Veterans by Education

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6.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pima County, Arizona Veterans by Education

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58.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Pima County, Arizona Employment by Age

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Pima County, Arizona Employment by Race

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Pima County, Arizona 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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41.80%

Born in Pima County, Arizona

87.03%

Native Born

12.97%

Foreign Born

6.71%

Non Citizen

6.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.03% of Pima County, Arizona residents were born in the United States, with 41.80% having been born in Arizona. 6.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pima County, Arizona Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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