San Tan Valley, AZ


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San Tan Valley is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 88,171 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, San Tan Valley is the 12th largest community in Arizona. Much of the housing stock in San Tan Valley was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local San Tan Valley economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in San Tan Valley, where the median household income is $59,874.00.

Unlike some towns, San Tan Valley isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in San Tan Valley are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, San Tan Valley is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in San Tan Valley who work in office and administrative support (15.83%), sales jobs (13.07%), and management occupations (8.08%).

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

One downside of living in San Tan Valley, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 38.27 minutes every day commuting to work.

The education level of San Tan Valley citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.26% of adults in San Tan Valley have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in San Tan Valley in 2010 was $20,068, which is middle income relative to Arizona, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $80,272 for a family of four. However, San Tan Valley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

San Tan Valley is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call San Tan Valley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of San Tan Valley residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. San Tan Valley also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.03% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in San Tan Valley include Irish, English, Italian, and French .

The most common language spoken in San Tan Valley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Navajo.