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New River, Arizona - Basic Facts

The New River Census Designated Place had a population of 17,247 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for New River is located at latitude 33.8826 and longitude -112.0861 in Maricopa County. The formal boundaries for the New River Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 56.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Maricopa County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,014 feet.

The New River Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408920) 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 New River Census Designated Place is located within Deer Valley Division of Maricopa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with New River population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for New River: Duppa Station, Newriver.

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New River, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 17,247
Daytime Population: Workers 1,991
Daytime Population: Residents 7,739
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,730
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.56
Population in Households 17,182
Population in Familes 14,517
Population in Group Qrtrs 65
Population Density2 308
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $88,530
Average Household Income $107,007
Per Capita Income $39,806


Total Housing Units 6,943 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,592 (80.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 841 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 510 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $353,612
Average Home Value $383,412


Total Households 6,433
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 4,829
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.81% 1.8%
Households 1.71% 1.75%
Families 1.66% 1.67%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

New River, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New River to the other 451 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 46 90th
Population Density # 171 62nd
Diversity Index # 312 31st
Median Household Income # 11 98th
Per Capita Income # 26 94th

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