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Catalina, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Catalina Census Designated Place had a population of 7,730 as of July 1, 2016. Catalina ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arizona. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Catalina is located at latitude 32.4849 and longitude -110.8996 in Pima County. The formal boundaries for the Catalina Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pima County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,159 feet.

The Catalina Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407989) 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 Catalina Census Designated Place is located within Tucson Division of Pima County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Catalina 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 Catalina: Vista Catalina.

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


Total Population 7,730
Population in Households 7,663
Population in Familes 6,287
Population in Group Qrtrs 67
Population Density1 548
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 3,041
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 2,113
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,351 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,350 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 691 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 310 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $196,725
Average Home Value $242,625


Median Household Income $46,348
Average Household Income $59,013
Per Capita Income $23,644
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.36%
Households 0.23% 0.29%
Families -0.01% 0.17%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
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.

Catalina, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Catalina 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 # 74 84th
Population Density1 # 110 76th
Diversity Index2 # 144 68th
Median Household Income # 114 75th
Per Capita Income # 126 72nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arizona Census Data Comparison Tool.