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San Tan Valley, AZ
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San Tan Valley profile


Living in San Tan Valley



San Tan Valley is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 99,894 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, San Tan Valley is the 11th largest community in Arizona. San Tan Valley 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 San Tan Valley, where the median household income is $79,836.00.

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.

A relatively large number of people in San Tan Valley telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.35% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

One downside of living in San Tan Valley, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 37.13 minutes every day commuting to work.

The town of San Tan Valley is a decent size, but despite this, it doesn't have a viable public transit system that people can use to get to work.

The population of San Tan Valley overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in San Tan Valley, 22.27% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in San Tan Valley in 2018 was $29,623, which is upper middle income relative to Arizona, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $118,492 for a family of four. However, San Tan Valley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

San Tan Valley is an extremely 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 25.81% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in San Tan Valley include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

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