San Luis is a medium-sized city located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 31,520 people and five constituent neighborhoods, San Luis is the 32nd largest community in Arizona. Much of the housing stock in San Luis was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local San Luis economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in San Luis, where the median household income is $30,637.00.
San Luis is a blue-collar town, with 42.82% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, San Luis is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and farmers, fishers, or foresters. There are especially a lot of people living in San Luis who work in farm management occupations (18.26%), sales jobs (11.19%), and office and administrative support (9.15%).
In San Luis, just 8.31% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in San Luis in 2010 was $9,734, which is low income relative to Arizona and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $38,936 for a family of four. San Luis also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.21% of its population below the federal poverty line.
San Luis is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call San Luis home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in San Luis, accounting for 96.72% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of San Luis residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in San Luis include Irish, English, French , and Italian.
San Luis also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 47.47%.
The most common language spoken in San Luis is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Navajo.