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New River, Arizona - Basic Facts

The New River Census Designated Place had a population of 16,568 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for New River is located at latitude 33.8826 and longitude -112.0861 in Maricopa County. The formal boundaries for the New River Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 56.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Maricopa County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,014 feet.

The New River Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408920) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Arizona is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The New River Census Designated Place is located within Deer Valley Division of Maricopa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with New River population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for New River: Duppa Station, Newriver.

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New River, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,568
Population in Households 16,505
Population in Familes 13,956
Population in Group Qrtrs 63
Population Density1 295
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 6,193
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 4,648
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,846 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,383 (78.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 809 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 653 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $360,297
Average Home Value $390,804


Median Household Income $89,137
Average Household Income $104,822
Per Capita Income $39,054
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.45% 1.42%
Households 1.36% 1.39%
Families 1.31% 1.28%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

New River, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New River to the other 451 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 48 90th
Population Density1 # 179 61st
Diversity Index2 # 313 31st
Median Household Income # 9 98th
Per Capita Income # 30 94th

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