Rio Rico is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Rio Rico Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Santa Cruz County at latitude 31.4715 and longitude -110.9765. Santa Cruz County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,481 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Rio Rico Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 62.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles.Photos of the local Rio Rico, AZ area
Also See: Rio Rico, AZ ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||19,276|
|Population in Familes||17,716|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||54|
|Average Household Size||3.32|
|Average Family Size||4|
|Total Housing Units||6,590 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,530 (68.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,270 (19.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||790 (12.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$107,858|
|Average Home Value||$120,966|
|Median Household Income||$43,040|
|Average Household Income||$55,042|
|Per Capita Income||$16,779|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.23%|
|Per Capita Income||2.31%|
The table below compares Rio Rico 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.
|Total Population||# 43||91st|
|Population Density1||# 173||62nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 120||74th|
|Median Household Income||# 122||73rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 261||42nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arizona Census Data Comparison Tool.