Santa Cruz County, Arizona


Santa Cruz County is in central southern Arizona against the border with Mexico. Santa Cruz County contains 1,238 square miles of land and less than 1 square mile of water. The county seat is Nogales.

 
Fast Facts about Santa Cruz County, Arizona
Types of Jobs:
Private Sector, wages or salary: 69%
Government Sector: 19%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 11%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 1%
Population Density: 35 People per Square Mile
Cost of Living Index for Santa Cruz County: 85.7
2014 Estimates:
Median Household Income: $35,700
Median Home Value: $125,900
Median Resident Age: 35.0 Years
Major Industries:
Educational Services, Lodging & Food Services, Government, Retail Services, Grocery Wholesalers, Health Care, Professional Services, Social Services
 
2010 Population Demographics
Total Population
47,420
Males
22,559
Females
24,861
Population by Age
Under 18
14,560
18 & over
32,860
20-24
2,593
25-34
4,801
35-49
8,944
50-64
8,879
65 & over
6,224
Population by Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino
39,273
Non Hispanic or Latino
8,147
Population by Race
White
34,835
African-American
179
Asian
255
Native American
328
Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
15
Other
10,855
Two or more
953