Pinal County, AZ

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2022 Population
433,338
3.02% 1-year growth
US Senator
Kyrsten Sinema
Independent Party
US Senator
Mark Kelly
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
39.8
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
11.3%
0.881% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$73,313
11.9% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$268,900
23.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
170,772
6.13% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Pinal County, AZ had a population of 433k people with a median age of 39.8 and a median household income of $73,313. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Pinal County, AZ grew from 420,625 to 433,338, a 3.02% increase and its median household income grew from $65,488 to $73,313, a 11.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pinal County, AZ are White (Non-Hispanic) (54.8%), White (Hispanic) (14.3%), Two+ (Hispanic) (8.24%), Other (Hispanic) (7.42%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.37%).

None of the households in Pinal County, AZ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.1% of the residents in Pinal County, AZ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Pinal County, AZ are Central Arizona College (1,048 degrees awarded in 2022) and Turning Point Beauty College (136 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Pinal County, AZ was $268,900, and the homeownership rate was 79.6%.

Most people in Pinal County, AZ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32 minutes. The average car ownership in Pinal County, AZ was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Pinal County, AZ is home to a population of 433k people, from which 95.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 9.15% of Pinal County, AZ residents were born outside of the country (39.7k people).

In 2022, there were 3.83 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (238k people) in Pinal County, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 62k White (Hispanic) and 35.7k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.1%
2022 Citizenship
95.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.1% of Pinal County, AZ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Pinal County, AZ was 95.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Pinal County, AZ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    238k ± 590
  2. White (Hispanic)
    62k ± 3.62k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    35.7k ± 3.7k
31.2%
Hispanic Population
135k people

In 2022, there were 3.83 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (238k people) in Pinal County, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 62k White (Hispanic) and 35.7k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

31.2% of the people in Pinal County, AZ are hispanic (135k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    500,763 ± 16,756 people
  2. India
    40,959 ± 4,955 people
  3. Canada
    39,634 ± 4,874 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Arizona was Mexico, the natal country of 500,763 Arizona residents, followed by India with 40,959 and Canada with 39,634.

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Foreign-Born Population

9.15%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
39.7k people
9.13%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
38.4k people

As of 2022, 9.15% of Pinal County, AZ residents (39.7k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Pinal County, AZ was 9.13%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    13,564 ± 796
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    7,382 ± 735
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    5,302 ± 624

Pinal County, AZ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.84 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Pinal County, AZ employs 171k people. The largest industries in Pinal County, AZ are Health Care & Social Assistance (21,822 people), Retail Trade (21,146 people), and Manufacturing (15,925 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($73,546), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($69,353), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($59,684).

Males in Arizona have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $59,270. The income inequality in Arizona (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

171k
2022 Value
± 3,876
6.13%
1 Year growth
± 3.04%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pinal County, AZ grew at a rate of 6.13%, from 161k employees to 171k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pinal County, AZ, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (21,512 people), Management Occupations (17,080 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (16,056 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pinal County, AZ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

171k
2022 Value
± 3,876
6.13%
1 Year growth
± 3.04%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pinal County, AZ grew at a rate of 6.13%, from 161k employees to 171k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pinal County, AZ, are Health Care & Social Assistance (21,822 people), Retail Trade (21,146 people), and Manufacturing (15,925 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pinal County, AZ, though some of these residents may live in Pinal County, AZ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$51,350
Median earning men ± $1,163
$37,948
Median earning women ± $970

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($64,500), Manufacturing ($62,466), and Public Administration ($61,842).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($52,500), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($52,336), and Public Administration ($48,308).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.3%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.15M people employed in Arizona. This represents a 2.3% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.21%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 1,543
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 903
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 728
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pinal County, AZ went to Donald J. Trump with 57.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (40.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.51%).

Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly are the senators currently representing the state of Arizona. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Arizona is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Arizona

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Kyrsten Sinema
Senator from Arizona1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Kyrsten Sinema won election to the Senate as a Democrat in 2018
Mark Kelly
Senator from Arizona3
Assumed office on December 2, 2020
Elected to the seat to succeed Martha McSally, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of John McCain and the resignation of Jon Kyl.

Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly are the senators currently representing Arizona.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Arizona

Arizona is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Arizona have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Pinal County, AZ awarded 1,184 degrees. The student population of Pinal County, AZ in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,799 male students and 2,961 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Pinal County, AZ are White (463 and 39.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (363 and 31.2%), Asian (124 and 10.7%), and Black or African American (77 and 6.62%).

The largest universities in Pinal County, AZ by number of degrees awarded are Central Arizona College (1,048 and 88.5%) and Turning Point Beauty College (136 and 11.5%).

The most popular majors in Pinal County, AZ are Liberal Arts & Sciences (386 and 32.6%), Nail Specialist & Manicurist (108 and 9.12%), and General Studies (65 and 5.49%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 4,760 students enrolled in Pinal County, AZ, 37.8% men and 62.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 1,990 records, of which 62.9% were women and 37.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 196 degrees awarded
  2. 46 degrees awarded
  3. 35 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Pinal County, AZ was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 196 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Pinal County, AZ according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,048 degrees awarded
  2. 136 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Central Arizona College with 1,048 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 461 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Pinal County, AZ, which is 0.638 times less than the 723 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 463 degrees mean that there were 1.28 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 363 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($1,500) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,600) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.03% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.12% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (1.42M), High School or Equivalent (1.41M), and Bachelors Degree (1.02M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Pinal County, AZ was $268,900 in 2022, which is 0.954 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $218,400 to $268,900, a 23.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Pinal County, AZ is 79.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Pinal County, AZ have an average commute time of 32 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Pinal County, AZ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Pinal County, AZ is $73,313. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Pinal County, AZ was Census Tract 6.03 with a value of $115,347, followed by Census Tract 3.07 and Census Tract 2.04, with respective values of $111,346 and $105,130.

In 2022, 14.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Pinal County, AZ. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 3.13%.

Property

$268,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,598
$120,657
Median Property Taxes
±$2,829

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Pinal County, AZ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

79.6%
Homeownership
2022
70.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 79.6% of the housing units in Pinal County, AZ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 78.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 6.03
  2. Census Tract 3.07
  3. Census Tract 2.04

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Pinal County, AZ was Census Tract 6.03 with a value of $115,347, followed by Census Tract 3.07 and Census Tract 2.04, with respective values of $111,346 and $105,130.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Pinal County, AZ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$73,313
Median Household Income
± $1,177
151k
Number of Households
± 3,380

In 2022, the median household income of the 151k households in Pinal County, AZ grew to $73,313 from the previous year's value of $65,488.

The following chart displays the households in Pinal County, AZ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Pinal County, AZ is from Arizona.
0.457
2022 Wage GINI in Arizona
0.46
2021 Wage GINI in Arizona

In 2022, the income inequality in Arizona was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.545% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Arizona was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Arizona in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (72.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (12.4%)
  3. Carpooled (11.4%)

In 2022, 72.8% of workers in Pinal County, AZ drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12.4%) and those who carpooled to work (11.4%).

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Commute Time

32 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pinal County, AZ have a longer commute time (32 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.62% of the workforce in Pinal County, AZ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Pinal County, AZ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Pinal County, AZ have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 14.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Pinal County, AZ. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 3.13%.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pinal County, AZ (46.4k out of 411k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Pinal County, AZ is White, followed by Hispanic and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 14.6% of the children was living in poverty in Pinal County, AZ. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 9.1%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 221 in Pinal County, AZ. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 7.92 per 100,000 population.

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Health

90.4% of the population of Pinal County, AZ has health coverage, with 42.2% on employee plans, 17.6% on Medicaid, 16.5% on Medicare, 12% on non-group plans, and 2.07% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Pinal County, AZ see 6340 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.51% increase from the previous year (6125 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3163 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1332 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

6,340 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pinal County, AZ

Primary care physicians in Pinal County, AZ see an average of 6,340 patients per year. This represents a 3.51% increase from the previous year (6,125 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Pinal County, AZ in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.5% under 18 years, 18.8% between 18 and 34 years, 35.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 21.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.59%
Uninsured
42.2%
Employer Coverage
17.6%
Medicaid
16.5%
Medicare
12%
Non-Group
2.07%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pinal County, AZ grew by 4.78% from 9.16% to 9.59%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 46.2 in Pinal County, AZ.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 34.6% in Pinal County, AZ.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 12.8% in Pinal County, AZ.

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