Rio Rico, Arizona

COMMUNITY ASSETS

People, land, buildings, quality of life, transportation, infrastructure & business environment


This asset inventory is a service of Santa Cruz County (Economic Development)


Rio Rico is a Census Designated Place in Santa Cruz County, Arizona


Rio Rico, AZ

Population

2020: 20,549

2025: 22,908

2035: 24,826

2045: 26,026

2055: 26,762

Source: US Census Bureau (Census 2020) and Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity (pre-Census 2020 population projections)


Age Groups

Under 5:  8.6%

5 to 9:  9.2%

10 to 14:  10.2%

15 to 19:  9.5%

20 to 24:  5.4%

25 to 29:  5.5%

30 to 34:  6.2%

35 to 39:  7.2%

40 to 44:  7.5%

45 to 49:  7.2%

50 to 54:  6.4%

55 to 59:  5.3%

60 to 64:  4.1%

65 to 69:  3.1%

70 to 74:  2.1%

75 to 79:  1.1%

80 to 84:  0.6%

85 and over:  0.7%

Median age (years):  31.3

16 years and over:  70.0%

18 years and over:  65.8%

21 years and over:  61.2%

62 and over:  9.9%

65 and over:  7.6%

Source: US Census Bureau (Census 2010)


Race & Ethnicity

White:  71.0%

Black or African American:  0.4%

American Indian & Alaska Native:  0.6%

Asian:  0.5%

Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander: ​ 0.1%

Some other race (including 2 or more races):  27.4%

Hispanic or Latino (of any race):  85.3%

Source: US Census Bureau (Census 2010)


Language Spoken at Home

English only:  3,060 (17.2%)

Language other than English:  14,735 (82.8%)

    Speak English less than ‘very well’:  4,362 (24.5%)

Spanish:  14,582 (81.9%)

    Speak English less than ‘very well’:  4,304 (24.2%)

Note. Population 5 years old and over. Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2015-2019)


Educational Attainment

Less than 9th grade:  890  (7.6%)

9th to 12th grade (no diploma):  1,286  (11.0%)

High school graduate (includes equivalency):  3,598  (30.8%)

Some college (no degree):  2,742  (23.4%)

Associate’s degree: ​ 875  (7.5%)

Bachelor’s degree:  1,643  (14.0%)

Graduate or professional degree:  663  (5.7%)

High school graduate or higher:  9,521  (81.4%)

Bachelor’s degree or higher:  2,306  (19.7%)

Note. Population 25 years old and over. Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2015-2019)


School Enrollment

Nursery school, preschool:  462

Kindergarten:  510

Elementary school (grades 1-8):  2,150

High school (grades 9-12)1,346

College or graduate school:  957

Note. Population 3 years old and over. Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2015-2019)


Income

Median Household Income:  $51,475

Median Family Income:  $51,817

Per Capita Income:  $21,570

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2015-2019)


Poverty

People:  19.2%

Families:  14.8%

Children:  27.6%

Seniors:  10.3%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2015-2019)


Rio Rico, Arizona

Labor Force & Unemployment

Civilian Labor Force:  8,506

Employed:  7,985

Unemployed:  521

Unemployment Rate:  6.1%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2015-2019)


Workforce (by occupation)

Management, business, science & arts:  2,026  (25.4%)

Service:  1,916  (24.0%)

Sales & office:  2,348  (29.4%)

Natural resources, construction & maintenance:  888  (11.1%)

Production, transportation & material moving: ​ 807  (10.1%)

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2015-2019)


Workforce (by industry)

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting & mining:  187  (2.3%)

Construction:  557  (7.0%)

Manufacturing:  342  (4.3%)

Wholesale trade:  607  (7.6%)

Retail trade:  1,028  (​12.9%)

Transportation, warehousing & utilities:  863  (10.8%)

Information:  24  (0.3%)

Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing:  419  (5.2%)

Professional, scientific, management, administrative & waste management services:  506  (6.3%)

Educational services, health care & social assistance:  1,632  (20.4%)

Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food services:  762  (9.5%)

Other services (except public administration):  295  (3.7%)

Public Administration:  763  (9.6%)

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2015-2019)


Average Travel Time to Work

25.7 min

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2015-2019)


Housing Units

Total housing units:  6,573

Occupied housing units:  6,183  (94.1%)

Vacant housing units:  390  (5.9%)

Homeowner vacancy rate:  1.9%

Rental vacancy rate:  5.2%

Owner-occupied:  4,842  (78.3%)

Renter-occupied:  1,341  (21.7%)

Median home value:  $146,300

Median monthly homeowner cost:  $1,011*

Homeowners paying 30% or more of income for housing:  1,376  (36.5%)*

Median gross monthly rent:  $904

Renters paying 30% or more of income for housing:  564  (44.0%)

*Includes only housing units with a mortgage. Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2015-2019)


Rio Rico, Arizona

Real Estate & Development

Commercial Property (For Sale)

Commercial Property (Lease)

Land for Sale

Homes for Sale

Rentals (Residential)

Real Estate Agents

Community Development (Building, Planning & Zoning, Airport Development, GIS)


Quality of Life

Weather and Climate

Things to Do

Library


Health Care

Mariposa Community Health Center

Physicians

Dentists


Education

K-12

Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District


Hospitality

Hotels

Restaurants


Rio Rico, Arizona

Transportation & Shipping

Major Metro Markets

Tucson (57 mi)

Phoenix (169 mi)

Commercial Airports

Tucson International Airport (54 mi)

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (167 mi)

General Aviation Airports

Nogales International Airport (19 mi)

Shipping

Trucking Companies

Shipping Services (Parcel)


Utilities & Telecommunications

Electricity

UniSource Energy Services

Natural Gas

UniSource Energy Services

Water and Wastewater

Liberty Utilities

Telecommunications

CenturyLink

Internet Service Providers


Financial Services

Wells Fargo


Incentives, Taxes & Regulation

Arizona Programs & Incentives

Business Licensing & Taxes

Individual Income Tax

Withholding Tax

Worker’s Compensation

Unemployment Insurance

Sales Tax (TPT)

Property Tax

Minimum Wage


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This asset inventory is a service of Santa Cruz County (Economic Development)


Santa Cruz County Asset Inventories (county, municipalities & census designated places)

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