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Catalina, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Catalina Census Designated Place had a population of 7,769 as of July 1, 2018. Catalina 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 Catalina is located at latitude 32.5056 and longitude -110.9211 in Pima County. The formal boundaries for the Catalina Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 14.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pima County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,159 feet.

The Catalina Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407989) 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 Catalina Census Designated Place is located within Tucson Division of Pima County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Catalina: Vista Catalina.

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


Total Population 7,769
Population in Households 7,703
Population in Familes 6,383
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density2 551
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $52,854
Average Household Income $68,034
Per Capita Income $27,411


Total Housing Units 3,376 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,441 (72.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 639 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 296 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $221,013
Average Home Value $244,359


Total Households 3,080
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 2,146
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.32% 0.48%
Households 0.33% 0.46%
Families 0.18% 0.39%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   3.6%

Catalina, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Catalina 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 # 74 84th
Population Density # 111 76th
Diversity Index # 142 69th
Median Household Income # 81 82nd
Per Capita Income # 118 74th

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