Paradise Valley, AZ Profile: Facts & Data


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Paradise Valley, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Town of Paradise Valley had a population of 13,934 as of July 1, 2018. Paradise 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 Paradise Valley is located at latitude 33.5522 and longitude -111.9613 in Maricopa County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Paradise Valley (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Maricopa County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 1,342 feet.

The Town of Paradise Valley (GNIS ID: 2413114) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Arizona is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Paradise Valley is located within Phoenix Division of Maricopa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Paradise Valley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Paradise Valley, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 13,934
Population in Households 13,894
Population in Familes 12,507
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density1 904
Diversity Index2 25


Median Household Income $178,396
Average Household Income $245,384
Per Capita Income $93,765


Total Housing Units 5,897 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,750 (80.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 528 ( 9.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 618 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $1,353,821
Average Home Value $1,415,838


Total Households 5,279
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 4,225
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 1.06% 1.36%
Households 1.04% 1.32%
Families 0.79% 1.29%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   1.74%

Paradise Valley, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Paradise Valley to the other 451 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 54 88th
Population Density # 74 84th
Diversity Index # 318 30th
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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