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San Tan Valley, Arizona - Basic Facts

The San Tan Valley Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Pinal County at latitude 33.1879 and longitude -111.5473. Pinal County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 1,516 feet.

The formal official name is the San Tan Valley Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as San Tan Valley, Arizona.

The U5 Census Class Code for San Tan Valley indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the San Tan Valley Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 36.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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San Tan Valley, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 89,179
Population in Households 89,178
Population in Familes 79,377
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 2,492
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 26,716
Average Household Size 3.34
Family Households 21,685
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 31,360 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,943 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,773 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,644 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $121,381
Average Home Value $128,815


Median Household Income $58,298
Average Household Income $69,167
Per Capita Income $20,815
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.19% 1.85%
Households 1.83% 1.69%
Families 1.64% 1.63%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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.


San Tan Valley, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares San Tan Valley to the other 451 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 12 98th
Population Density1 # 22 95th
Diversity Index2 # 127 72nd
Median Household Income # 35 92nd
Per Capita Income # 165 64th

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