Tanque Verde, AZ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Tanque Verde, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Tanque Verde Census Designated Place had a population of 17,289 as of July 1, 2016. Tanque Verde 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 Tanque Verde is located at latitude 32.2684 and longitude -110.7442 in Pima County. The formal boundaries for the Tanque Verde Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 32.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pima County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,671 feet.

The Tanque Verde Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2410057) 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 Tanque Verde Census Designated Place is located within Tucson Division of Pima County.

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

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


Total Population 17,289
Population in Households 17,194
Population in Familes 14,911
Population in Group Qrtrs 95
Population Density1 525
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 6,830
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 5,217
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,499 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,762 (76.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,068 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 669 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $421,192
Average Home Value $497,801


Median Household Income $87,022
Average Household Income $112,292
Per Capita Income $44,928
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.51%
Households 0.25% 0.44%
Families -0.11% 0.34%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.

Tanque Verde, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tanque Verde 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 # 45 90th
Population Density1 # 115 75th
Diversity Index2 # 255 44th
Median Household Income # 12 98th
Per Capita Income # 14 97th

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