Pima County, Arizona Population 2020

Pima County, Arizona's estimated population is 1,062,220 with a growth rate of 1.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pima County, Arizona is the 2nd largest county in Arizona.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20201,062,22011,5801.10%
20191,050,64011,5701.11%
20181,039,07011,5701.13%
20171,027,5009,8800.97%
20161,017,6207,8800.78%
20151,009,7405,0600.50%
20141,004,6807,2430.73%
2013997,4374,2220.43%
2012993,2154,8080.49%
2011988,4076,7540.69%
2010981,653314,77347.20%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
1.10%
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Founded
November 9, 1864
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Pima County, Arizona Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White777,45276.24%
Some Other Race88,8478.71%
Two or More Races48,1654.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native38,2003.75%
Black or African American35,9733.53%
Asian29,4752.89%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,6100.16%
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Pima County, Arizona Population Pyramid 2020

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Pima County, Arizona Median Age

38.3


Total

36.7


Male

40.1


Female

Pima County, Arizona Adults

There are 801,274 adults, (190,252 of whom are seniors) in Pima County, Arizona.

Pima County, Arizona Age Dependency

66.9

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Pima County, Arizona Sex Ratio

Female

517,843

50.78%

Male

501,879

49.22%

Pima County, Arizona Households and Families

Pima County, Arizona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pima County, Arizona Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80%20%
All62.4%37.6%
Male51%49%
Non Family48.8%51.2%
Female47.8%52.2%

62.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All400,9072.4762.4
Married174,7633.180
Non Family154,0461.348.8
Female51,2903.4647.8
Male20,8083.3451

3.1

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Pima County, Arizona Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade31,0494.58%
9th to 12th Grade48,1817.10%
High School Graduate152,40822.46%
Some College170,58025.14%
Associates Degree59,9188.83%
Bachelors Degree124,84418.40%
Graduate Degree91,44713.48%
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Pima County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White405,148385,557162,644
Hispanic207,857156,93932,777
Other Race52,11336,8095,536
Black22,27919,6815,779
Native American21,68816,2532,586
Multiple Races20,71617,3345,481
Asian19,20616,5199,718
Islander976885277

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 50.60%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,780$39,098$30,063
Less Than High School$19,907$23,372$15,535
High School Grad$26,405$30,337$22,362
Some College$32,438$38,285$28,803
Bachelors Degree$44,721$53,971$38,714
Graduate Degree$60,067$77,687$50,076

$33,780

Average Earnings

$39,098

Average Male

$30,063

Average Female

Pima County, Arizona Language

Pima County, Arizona Language by Age

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Pima County, Arizona Language

71.53% of Pima County, Arizona residents speak only English, while 28.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.51% of the population.

Pima County, Arizona Poverty

Pima County, Arizona Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic367,21286,66523.60%
White517,74260,99311.78%
Other84,90922,76726.81%
Native36,64414,09038.45%
Multiple46,3299,44820.39%
Black32,9969,28528.14%
Asian28,5355,43219.04%
Islander1,58717310.90%

17.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.90%

Male Poverty Rate

18.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pima County, Arizona

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pima County, Arizona is Native, with 38.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pima County, Arizona is Islander, with 10.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.33%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.24%
High School16.69%
Some College11.80%
Bachelors or Greater6.02%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.59%
Male Unemployed34.79%
Female Employed10.80%
Male Employed9.73%

Pima County, Arizona Income

Pima County, Arizona Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,037$70,610
Families$63,576$83,871
Married Families$77,969$98,958
Non Families$32,470$46,366
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Pima County, Arizona Marital Status

Pima County, Arizona Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.3%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

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 Veterans

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84,854

Number of Veterans

76,760

Male Veterans

8,094

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam31,682
First Gulf War18,263
Second Gulf War17,495
Korea8,161
World War II3,425
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7422,358
75+21,314
35 to 5418,219
55 to 6414,616
18 to 348,347
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Name Veterans % of Total
White73,76711.84%
Hispanic13,4915.19%
Black3,87814.57%
Other2,7944.25%
2 or More2,2778.46%
Indian1,1234.12%
Asian9293.71%
Hawaiian867.58%

Pima County, Arizona Veterans by Education

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6.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pima County, Arizona Employment Status

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58.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

7.6%

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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41.84%

Born in Arizona

87.03%

Native Born

12.97%

Foreign Born

6.74%

Non Citizen

6.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.03% of Pima County, Arizona residents were born in the United States, with 41.84% having been born in Arizona. 6.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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