San Tan Valley, AZ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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San Tan Valley, Arizona - Basic Facts

The San Tan Valley Census Designated Place had a population of 91,177 as of July 1, 2015. San Tan Valley 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 San Tan Valley is located at latitude 33.1879 and longitude -111.5473 in Pinal County. 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. Pinal County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 1,516 feet.

The San Tan Valley Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629370) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with San Tan Valley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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San Tan Valley, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 91,177
Population in Households 91,176
Population in Familes 81,193
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 2,548
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 27,179
Average Household Size 3.35
Family Households 22,054
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 32,072 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20,099 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,080 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,893 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $146,205
Average Home Value $160,279


Median Household Income $58,139
Average Household Income $70,298
Per Capita Income $21,046
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.2% 1.88%
Households 1.81% 1.75%
Families 1.65% 1.7%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.31%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 21 96th
Diversity Index2 # 126 72nd
Median Household Income # 41 91st
Per Capita Income # 171 62nd

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