Sierra Vista, Arizona


This asset inventory is a project of Cochise County Economic Development

Sierra Vista is a city in Cochise County, Arizona

Sierra Vista, Arizona

ASSET INVENTORY

Population Estimates and Projections

2018: 45,359

2025: 45,344

2035: 44,897

2045: 44,405

2055: 44,074

Source: Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity


Age Groups

Under 5:  7.5%

5 to 9:  6.4%

10 to 14:  5.6%

15 to 19:  7.3%

20 to 24:  8.7%

25 to 29:  9.7%

30 to 34:  7.2%

35 to 39:  6.2%

40 to 44:  5.7%

45 to 49:  5.7%

50 to 54:  5.6%

55 to 59:  4.9%

60 to 64:  4.8%

65 to 69:  4.4%

70 to 74:  3.6%

75 to 79:  2.8%

80 to 84:  2.1%

85 and over:  1.7%

Median age (years):  33.1

16 years and over:  79.3%

18 years and over:  77.0%

21 years and over:  71.4%

62 and over:  17.5%

65 and over:  14.6%

Source: US Census Bureau (Census 2010)


Race & Ethnicity

White:  74.5%

Black or African American:  9.0%

American Indian & Alaska Native:  1.1%

Asian:  4.1%

Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander:  ​0.6%

Some other race (including 2 or more races): 10.7%

Hispanic or Latino (of any race):  19.4%

Source: US Census Bureau (Census 2010)


Educational Attainment

Less than 9th grade:  2.8%

9th to 12th grade (no diploma):  4.5%

High school graduate (includes equivalency):  17.8%

Some college (no degree):  30.6%

Associate’s degree:  ​13.6%

Bachelor’s degree:  19.6%

Graduate or professional degree:  11.1%

High school graduate or higher:  92.7%

Bachelor’s degree or higher:  30.7%

Note. Population 25 years old and over. Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2013-2017)


Income

Median Household Income:  $58,839

Per Capita Income:  $28,827

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2013-2017)


Poverty

Individuals:  14.2%

Families:  11.2%

Children: 20.4%

Seniors:  6.7%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2013-2017)

Sierra Vista, Arizona

Labor Force & Unemployment

Civilian Labor Force (2018):  18,362

Unemployment Rate (2018):  5.0%

Source: Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity


Workforce (by occupation)

Management, business, science & arts:  39.9%

Service:  22.7%

Sales & office:  24.1%

Natural resources, construction & maintenance:  6.6%

Production, transportation & material moving:  ​6.6%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2013-2017)


Workforce (by industry)

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting & mining:  0.2%

Construction:  3.2%

Manufacturing:  3.8%

Wholesale trade:  1.6%

Retail trade:  ​10.5%

Transportation, warehousing & utilities:  2.8%

Information:  1.6%

Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing:  4.7%

Professional, scientific, management, administrative & waste management services: 16.0%

Educational services, health care & social assistance:  21.1%

Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food services:  10.1%

Other services (except public administration):  3.5%

Public Administration:  20.6%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2013-2017)


Average Travel Time to Work

17.9 min

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2013-2017)


Housing Units

Total housing units:  20,012

Occupied housing units:  85.2%

Vacant housing units:  14.8%

Owner-occupied:  55.2%

Renter-occupied:  ​44.8%

Homeowner vacancy rate:  2.9%

Rental vacancy rate: 15.7%

Median home value:  $180,400

Median monthly homeowner cost:  $1,319

Homeowners paying 30% or more of income for housing:  22.0%

Median gross monthly rent:  $936

Renters paying 30% or more of income for housing:  44.3%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2013-2017)

Sierra Vista, Arizona

Real Estate and Development

Available Commercial Property

Homes for Sale

Land for Sale

Planning and Zoning


Quality of Life

Weather and Climate

Events

Attractions

Library

Parks

Aquatic Center

Museums

Golf

Horseback Riding

Bicycling

Hiking

Wineries

Mall at Sierra Vista


Health Care

Canyon Vista Medical Center

Physicians

Dentists


Education

K-12

Sierra Vista Unified District

Charter Schools

Berean Academy

Center for Academic Success

Leman Academy of Excellence

PPEP TEC-Colin L. Powell Learning Center

Higher Education

Cochise College

University of Arizona South

Wayland Baptist University

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University


Hospitality

Hotels

Restaurants

Sierra Vista, Arizona

Transportation and Shipping

Major Metro Markets

Tucson (74 mi)

Phoenix (189 mi)

Commercial Airports

Tucson International Airport (70 mi)

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (184 mi)

General Aviation Airports

Sierra Vista Municipal Airport

Shipping

Trucking Companies

Shipping Services (Parcel)


Utilities and Telecommunications

Electricity

Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Co-op (SSVEC)

Natural Gas

Southwest Gas

Wastewater and Sewer

Sierra Vista Municipal

Water

Arizona Water Company

Liberty Utilities

Pueblo De Sol Water Company

Telecommunications

CenturyLink

Cox

Internet Service Providers


Financial Services

Bank of America

JP Morgan Chase

Wells Fargo

National Bank of Arizona

BBVA Compass Bank

Armed Forces Bank

American Southwest Credit Union

Navy Federal Credit Union


Incentives, Taxes & Regulation

Arizona Incentives

Business Taxes

Individual Income Tax

Withholding Tax

Worker’s Compensation

Unemployment Insurance

Sales Tax (TPT)

Property Tax

Minimum Wage

This asset inventory is a project of Cochise County Economic Development


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