Santa Cruz County AZ Information


Santa Cruz County Subdivisions

Santa Cruz County AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 46,955
Daytime Population: Workers 16,575
Daytime Population: Residents 30,724
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 47,299
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 46,548
Population in Familes 41,555
Population in Group Qrtrs 407
Population Density2 38
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $37,490
Average Household Income $52,734
Per Capita Income $17,416


Total Housing Units 18,379 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,857 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,516 (30.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,006 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $148,130
Average Home Value $221,825


Total Households 15,373
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 11,872
Average Family Size 4
  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 -0.14% -0.42%
Households -0.06% -0.36%
Families -0.14% -0.42%
Median Household Income   0.22%
Per Capita Income   2.44%


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, 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 # 12 27th
Population Density # 4 80th
Diversity Index # 11 33rd
Median Household Income # 12 27th
Per Capita Income # 12 27th

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