Santa Cruz County, Arizona


This asset inventory is a project of Santa Cruz County Economic Development

Santa Cruz County, Arizona

ASSET INVENTORY

Communities

Cities & Towns

NogalesPatagonia

Unincorporated Places

Rio RicoSonoitaTubac


Population Estimates and Projections

2017: 51,507

2020: 53,903

2030: 60,677

2040: 66,157

2050: 70,194

Source: Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity


Age Groups

Under 5: 7.8%

5 to 9: 8.3%

10 to 14: 8.9%

15 to 19: 8.8%

20 to 24: 5.5%

25 to 29: 4.9%

30 to 34: 5.2%

35 to 39: 6.0%

40 to 44: 6.2%

45 to 49: 6.7%

50 to 54: 6.9%

55 to 59: 6.3%

60 to 64: 5.6%

65 to 69: 4.4%

70 to 74: 3.4%

75 to 79: 2.4%

80 to 84: 1.6%

85 and over: 1.4%

Median age (years): 35.6

16 years and over: 73.3%

18 years and over: 69.3%

21 years and over: 65.1%

62 and over: 16.4%

65 and over: 13.1%

Source: US Census Bureau (Census 2010)


Race & Ethnicity

White: 73.5%

Black or African American: 0.4%

American Indian & Alaska Native: 0.7%

Asian: 0.5%

Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander: ​0.0%

Some other race (including 2 or more races): 24.9%

Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 82.8%

Source: US Census Bureau (Census 2010)


Income

Median Household Income: $38,941

Per Capita Income: $18,860

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)


Educational Attainment

Less than 9th grade: 12.8%

9th to 12th grade (no diploma): 12.4%

High school graduate (includes equivalency): 26.2%

Some college (no degree): 20.0%

Associate’s degree: ​6.1%

Bachelor’s degree: 15.1%

Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%

High school graduate or higher: 74.8%

Bachelor’s degree or higher: 22.5%

Note. Population 25 years old and over. Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)


Poverty

Individuals: 21.9%

Families: 17.8%

Children: 29.4%

Seniors: 18.9%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)

Santa Cruz County, Arizona

Labor Force & Unemployment

Civilian Labor Force (2017): 19,000

Unemployment Rate (2017): 9.5%

Source: Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity


Workforce (by occupation)

Management, business, science & arts: 27.6%

Service: 19.4%

Sales & office: 30.0%

Natural resources, construction & maintenance: 10.5%

Production, transportation & material moving: ​12.5%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)


Workforce (by industry)

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting & mining: 2.7%

Construction: 5.9%

Manufacturing: 5.9%

Wholesale trade: 9.2%

Retail trade: ​16.8%

Transportation, warehousing & utilities: 7.7%

Information: 0.7%

Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 5.0%

Professional, scientific, management, administrative & waste management services: 7.1%

Educational services, health care & social assistance: 19.9%

Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food services: 7.5%

Other services (except public administration): 4.1%

Public Administration: 7.5%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)


Housing Units

Total housing units: 18,125

Occupied housing units: 85.7%

Vacant housing units: 14.3%

Owner-occupied: 66.2%

Renter-occupied: ​33.8%

Homeowner vacancy rate: 4.5%

Rental vacancy rate: 8.5%

Median home value: $135,200

Median monthly homeowner cost: $1,020

Homeowners paying 30% or more of income for housing: 36.4%

Median gross monthly rent: $627

Renters paying 30% or more of income for housing: 49.0%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)


Average Travel Time to Work

22.7 min

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)

 

Santa Cruz County, Arizona

Business Sites

Available Commercial Property

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

Comprehensive Plan

Zoning and Development Code

Planning and Zoning Map (GIS)


Hospitality

Hotels

Restaurants


Education

K-12

Santa Cruz County Superintendent of Schools

Nogales Unified School District

Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District

Patagonia Public Schools

Santa Cruz Elementary School District

Sonoita Elementary School District

Charter Schools

Mexicayotl Academy

Montessori De Santa Cruz

Patagonia Montessori School

Pinnacle Charter High School

Higher Education

Santa Cruz Center Community College District

University of Arizona South


Utilities

Electricity

Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Co-op (SSVEC)

Trico Electric Cooperative

UniSource Energy Services

Natural Gas

UniSource Energy Services

Telecommunications

CenturyLink

Internet Service Providers

Water and Wastewater

​Baca Float Water Company: (520) 398-3177

Epcor Water

Lakewood Water Company: (520) 398-9815

Liberty Utilities

Nogales Utilities Department

Patagonia Municipal

Southwestern Utility Management


Financial Services

First National Bank Texas

JP Morgan Chase

Washington Federal

Wells Fargo

Zions Bank

1st Bank Yuma

American Southwest Credit Union

 

Santa Cruz County, Arizona

Quality of Life

Weather and Climate

Homes for Sale

Holy Cross Hospital

Mariposa Community Health Center

Physicians

Dentists

Things to Do

Libraries


Transportation

Major Metro Markets

Tucson (66 mi)

Phoenix (179 mi)

Commercial Airports

Tucson International Airport (64 mi)

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (176 mi)

General Aviation Airports

Nogales International Airport

Express Shipping Providers

FedEx

UPS


Incentives, Taxes & Regulation

Arizona Incentives

Business Taxes

Individual Income Tax

Withholding Tax

Worker’s Compensation

Unemployment Insurance

Sales Tax (TPT)

Property Tax

Minimum Wage


Census Data

Census QuickFacts

Santa Cruz County Census Library

 

This asset inventory is a project of Santa Cruz County Economic Development


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