San Tan Valley, AZ

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Living in San Tan Valley

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 $67,349.00.

San Tan Valley is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, San Tan Valley is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in San Tan Valley who work in office and administrative support (15.07%), sales jobs (10.44%), and management occupations (7.52%).

In San Tan Valley, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.46 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

In terms of college education, San Tan Valley is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.82% of adults 25 and older in San Tan Valley have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in San Tan Valley in 2018 was $24,231, 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 $96,924 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 22.74% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in San Tan Valley include German, English, Irish, 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.