Sahuarita, AZ
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Sahuarita profile

Living in Sahuarita

Sahuarita is a medium-sized town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 35,337 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Sahuarita is the 31st largest community in Arizona. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Sahuarita, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Sahuarita, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Sahuarita’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Sahuarita does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $85,247.00.

Sahuarita is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Sahuarita is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sahuarita who work in office and administrative support (12.72%), management occupations (10.96%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (8.14%).

Also of interest is that Sahuarita has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Sahuarita is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Sahuarita a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Sahuarita has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Sahuarita’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The education level of Sahuarita ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Sahuarita, 42.37% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Sahuarita in 2018 was $33,467, which is wealthy relative to Arizona, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $133,868 for a family of four. However, Sahuarita contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Sahuarita is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Sahuarita home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sahuarita residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Sahuarita also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 35.24% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sahuarita include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Sahuarita is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.