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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 35,638 people and nine associated 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 $97,133.00.

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.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 12.45% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

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.

Sahuarita is a decent-sized town, yet no one gets to work using public transit, because the town has no real transit system.

The education level of Sahuarita ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Sahuarita, 41.42% 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 $38,226, which is upper middle income relative to Arizona and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $152,904 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 39.22% 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.