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The Rio Rico CDP(1) had a population of 21,033 as of July 1, 2023. Rio Rico ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arizona. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Rio Rico is located at latitude 31.4715 and longitude -110.9765 in Santa Cruz County. The formal boundaries for the Rio Rico Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 62.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles.
The Rio Rico Census Designated Place 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 Rio Rico Census Designated Place is located within Nogales Division of Santa Cruz County.
|Total Population||21,033 (100%)|
|Population in Households||21,033 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||19,515 (92.8%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$59,035|
|Average Household Income||$80,192|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||18%|
|Per Capita Income||$25,770|
|Socioeconomic Status Index6||Low (40.5)|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||7,113 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||5,303 (74.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,456 (20.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||354 ( 5.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$180,258|
|Average Home Value||$278,045|
|Housing Affordability Index3||136|
|Average Household Size||3.11|
|Average Family Size||3.00|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.95%|
|Per Capita Income||2.59%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.17%|
The table below compares Rio Rico to the other 467 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2023 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||# 42||91st|
|Population Density||# 153||67th|
|Median Household Income||# 152||68th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 342||73rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 249||47th|
|Diversity Index||# 84||82nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arizona Census Data Comparison Tool.