Sahuarita is a medium-sized town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 25,707 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Sahuarita is the 33rd largest community in Arizona. Sahuarita has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Sahuarita, where the median household income is $65,183.00.
Sahuarita is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.77% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Sahuarita is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sahuarita who work in office and administrative support (13.58%), sales jobs (13.30%), and management occupations (9.68%).
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.
Sahuarita is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Sahuarita’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The citizens of Sahuarita are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 35.17% of adults in Sahuarita have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Sahuarita in 2010 was $26,856, which is wealthy relative to Arizona, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $107,424 for a family of four. However, Sahuarita contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Sahuarita is a somewhat 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 Asian. Sahuarita also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 30.18% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sahuarita include German, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Sahuarita is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.