Santa Cruz County AZ Information


Santa Cruz County Subdivisions

Santa Cruz County AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 46,427
Population in Households 45,961
Population in Familes 41,092
Population in Group Qrtrs 466
Population Density1 38
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 15,328
Average Household Size 3.0
Family Households 11,852
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 18,236 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,804 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,524 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,908 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $124,977
Average Home Value $179,664


Median Household Income $38,670
Average Household Income $54,810
Per Capita Income $18,192
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.4% -0.22%
Households -0.13% -0.07%
Families -0.22% -0.13%
Median Household Income   3.69%
Per Capita Income   2.57%
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.


Santa Cruz County AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Santa Cruz County to the other 15 counties and county equivalents 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 27th
Population Density1 # 4 80th
Diversity Index2 # 11 33rd
Median Household Income # 12 27th
Per Capita Income # 12 27th

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