Nogales, AZ

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
47,838
0.79% 1-year growth
US Senator
Kyrsten Sinema
Independent Party
US Senator
Mark Kelly
Democratic Party
2022 Poverty Rate
20.2%
6.63% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Property Value
$196,700
18.9% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Nogales, AZ had a population of 47.8k people with a median age of N/A and a median household income of N/A. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Nogales, AZ grew from 47,463 to 47,838, a 0.79% increase and its median household income N/A from N/A to N/A, a N/A% N/A.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Nogales, AZ are White (Hispanic) (36.7%), Two+ (Hispanic) (35%), White (Non-Hispanic) (15.1%), Other (Hispanic) (10.8%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.16%).

None of the households in Nogales, 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.

86.3% of the residents in Nogales, AZ are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Nogales, AZ was $196,700, and the homeownership rate was 67.2%.

Most people in Nogales, AZ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Nogales, AZ was 2 cars per household.

Nogales, AZ borders Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ and Tucson, AZ.

Population & Diversity

Nogales, AZ is home to a population of 47.8k people, from which 86.3% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Nogales, AZ residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In 2022, there were 1.05 times more White (Hispanic) residents (17.5k people) in Nogales, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.7k Two+ (Hispanic) and 7.2k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

86.3%
2022 Citizenship
86.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 86.3% of Nogales, AZ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Nogales, AZ was 86.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Nogales, AZ
  1. White (Hispanic)
    17.5k ± 1.79k
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    16.7k ± 1.9k
  3. White (Non-Hispanic)
    7.2k ± 36
83.1%
Hispanic Population
39.7k people

In 2022, there were 1.05 times more White (Hispanic) residents (17.5k people) in Nogales, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.7k Two+ (Hispanic) and 7.2k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

83.1% of the people in Nogales, AZ are hispanic (39.7k people).

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    569 ± 154
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    362 ± 200
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    328 ± 137

Nogales, AZ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.57 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Nogales, AZ employs 19k people. The largest industries in Nogales, AZ are Transportation & Warehousing (2,250 people), Retail Trade (2,242 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,121 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($83,375), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($61,563), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($60,161).

Occupations

19k
2022 Value
± 1,166
2.43%
1 Year growth
± 8.55%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Nogales, AZ grew at a rate of 2.43%, from 18.5k employees to 19k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Nogales, AZ, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,034 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,103 people), and Management Occupations (1,779 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Nogales, AZ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

19k
2022 Value
± 1,166
2.43%
1 Year growth
± 8.55%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Nogales, AZ grew at a rate of 2.43%, from 18.5k employees to 19k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Nogales, AZ, are Transportation & Warehousing (2,250 people), Retail Trade (2,242 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,121 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Nogales, AZ, though some of these residents may live in Nogales, 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

$35,998
Median earning men ± $1,504
$31,204
Median earning women ± $3,314

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($60,719), Public Administration ($54,625), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($53,138).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($48,611), Public Administration ($48,290), and Information ($46,139).

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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. 448
    Wholesale Trade
  2. 255
    Retail Trade
  3. 225
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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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 Nogales, AZ was $196,700 in 2022, which is 0.698 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $165,500 to $196,700, a 18.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Nogales, AZ is 67.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Nogales, AZ have an average commute time of 23.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Nogales, AZ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Nogales, AZ is N/A. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Nogales, AZ was Maricopa County, AZ with a value of $80,675, followed by Greenlee County, AZ and Pinal County, AZ, with respective values of $73,756 and $73,313.

Property

$196,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,047
$11,190
Median Property Taxes
±$804

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 Nogales, AZ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

67.2%
Homeownership
2022
67.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 67.2% of the housing units in Nogales, AZ were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 67.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Nogales, AZ was Maricopa County, AZ with a value of $80,675, followed by Greenlee County, AZ and Pinal County, AZ, with respective values of $73,756 and $73,313.

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Household Income

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N/A
Median Household Income
± N/A
16.7k
Number of Households
± 1,044

In N/A, the median household income of the 16.7k households in Nogales, AZ N/A N/A from the previous year's value of N/A.

The following chart displays the households in Nogales, 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 Nogales, 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 (78.8%)
  2. Carpooled (10.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.81%)

In 2022, 78.8% of workers in Nogales, AZ drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.8%) and those who worked at home (5.81%).

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Commute Time

23.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Nogales, AZ have a shorter commute time (23.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.75% of the workforce in Nogales, 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 Nogales, AZ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Nogales, AZ have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

20.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Nogales, AZ (9.62k out of 47.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 12 - 14.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Nogales, AZ is Hispanic, followed by White and Two Or More.

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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Health

86% of the population of Nogales, AZ has health coverage, with 27.7% on employee plans, 34.7% on Medicaid, 12% on Medicare, 10.1% on non-group plans, and 1.56% on military or VA plans.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28.4% under 18 years, 19% between 18 and 34 years, 34% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

14%
Uninsured
27.7%
Employer Coverage
34.7%
Medicaid
12%
Medicare
10.1%
Non-Group
1.56%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Nogales, AZ grew by 15.9% from 12.1% to 14%.

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