El Mirage, AZ

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2019 Population
35,333
0.94% 1-year growth
US Senator
Kyrsten Sinema
Democratic Party
US Senator
Mark Kelly
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
30.8
2.33% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
15.3%
4.13% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$58,216
6.53% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$160,800
6.14% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
16,619
3.75% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, El Mirage, AZ had a population of 35.3k people with a median age of 30.8 and a median household income of $58,216. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of El Mirage, AZ grew from 35,004 to 35,333, a 0.94% increase and its median household income grew from $54,646 to $58,216, a 6.53% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in El Mirage, AZ are White (Non-Hispanic) (40.3%), White (Hispanic) (34.4%), Other (Hispanic) (8.34%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.94%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.1%). 0% of the households in El Mirage, AZ speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 92.8% of the residents in El Mirage, AZ are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in El Mirage, AZ was $160,800, and the homeownership rate was 63.7%. Most people in El Mirage, AZ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28 minutes. The average car ownership in El Mirage, AZ was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Arizona. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Arizona.

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Community Mobility

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Diversity

El Mirage, AZ is home to a population of 35.3k people, from which 92.8% are citizens. As of 2019, 39.8% of El Mirage, AZ residents were born outside of the country (14.1k people).

In 2019, there were 1.17 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.3k people) in El Mirage, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.2k White (Hispanic) and 2.95k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in El Mirage, AZ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    14.3k ± 931
  2. White (Hispanic)
    12.2k ± 1.08k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    2.95k ± 619
47.2%
Hispanic Population
16.7k people

In 2019, there were 1.17 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.3k people) in El Mirage, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.2k White (Hispanic) and 2.95k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

47.2% of the people in El Mirage, AZ are hispanic (16.7k people).

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

39.8%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
14.1k people
13.2%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
4.61k people

As of 2019, 39.8% of El Mirage, AZ residents (14.1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in El Mirage, AZ was 13.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

28
Median Native-Born Age
± 1.1
46
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.8

In 2019, the median age of all people in El Mirage, AZ was 30.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 28, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in El Mirage, AZ are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all El Mirage, AZ residents was 30.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    511,312 ± 16,907 people
  2. India
    42,364 ± 5,038 people
  3. Canada
    40,823 ± 4,946 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Arizona was Mexico, the natal country of 511,312 Arizona residents, followed by India with 42,364 and Canada with 40,823.

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Citizenship

92.8%
2019 Citizenship
93.1%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 92.8% of El Mirage, AZ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in El Mirage, AZ was 93.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    678 ± 196
  2. Vietnam
    445 ± 117
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    201 ± 86

El Mirage, AZ has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.52 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in El Mirage, AZ is $58,216. In 2019, the place with the highest Median Household Income in El Mirage, AZ was Census Tract 610.41 with a value of $70,375, followed by Census Tract 610.43 and Census Tract 608.02, with respective values of $63,828 and $59,743.

Males in Arizona have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,297. The income inequality in Arizona (measured using the Gini index) is 0.465, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of El Mirage, AZ employs 16.6k people. The largest industries in El Mirage, AZ are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,558 people), Retail Trade (2,426 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,579 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($64,954), Construction ($48,330), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($43,516).

Wages

Median Household Income

$58,216
2019 value
± $2,777
6.53%
1 Year Growth
± 5.5%

Households in El Mirage, AZ have a median annual income of $58,216, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $54,646 in 2018, which represents a 6.53% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$63,958
Average Male Salary in Arizona
± $1,363
$49,297
Average Female Salary in Arizona
± $1,078

In 2019, full-time male employees in Arizona made 1.3 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Arizona
  1. Asian
    $63,858 ± $4,906
  2. White
    $51,931 ± $926
  3. Alaska Native
    $50,273 ± $36,628

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Arizona workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.23 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Arizona.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for El Mirage, AZ is from Arizona.
0.465
2019 Wage GINI in Arizona
0.467
2018 Wage GINI in Arizona

In 2019, the income inequality in Arizona was 0.465 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.338% decline from 2018 to 2019, 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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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 610.41
  2. Census Tract 610.43
  3. Census Tract 608.02

In 2019, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in El Mirage, AZ was Census Tract 610.41 with a value of $70,375, followed by Census Tract 610.43 and Census Tract 608.02, with respective values of $63,828 and $59,743.

The following map shows all of the places in El Mirage, AZ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 6 - 11
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in El Mirage, AZ (5.39k out of 35.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    3,890 ± 473
  2. Hispanic
    2,941 ± 425
  3. Black
    496 ± 153

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in El Mirage, AZ is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

16.6k
2019 Value
± 901
3.75%
1 Year growth
± 7.36%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in El Mirage, AZ grew at a rate of 3.75%, from 16k employees to 16.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in El Mirage, AZ, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,467 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,037 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1,377 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of El Mirage, AZ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of El Mirage, AZ, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,467 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,037 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1,377 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, El Mirage, AZ has an unusually high number of residents working as Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.13 times higher than expected), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.9 times), and Healthcare Support Occupations (1.55 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of El Mirage, AZ, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($67,639), Legal Occupations ($60,707), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($53,976).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

16.6k
2019 Value
± 901
3.75%
1 Year growth
± 7.36%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in El Mirage, AZ grew at a rate of 3.75%, from 16k employees to 16.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in El Mirage, AZ, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,558 people), Retail Trade (2,426 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,579 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of El Mirage, AZ, though some of these residents may live in El Mirage, AZ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in El Mirage, AZ, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,558 people), Retail Trade (2,426 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,579 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, El Mirage, AZ has an unusually high number of Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.94 times higher than expected), Finance & Insurance (1.37 times), and Retail Trade (1.31 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in El Mirage, AZ, by median earnings, are Utilities ($64,954), Construction ($48,330), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($43,516).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Arizona to other states, or from other states to Arizona.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $27.5B
  2. $22.4B
  3. $22.2B

In 2018, the top outbound Arizona product (by dollars) was Electronics with $27.5B, followed by Mixed freight ($22.4B) and Pharmaceuticals ($22.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Arizona products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$196B
2018 Value in Arizona
$475B
Projected 2045 Value in Arizona
143% growth

In 2018, total outbound Arizona trade was $196B. This is expected to increase 143% to $475B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Arizona trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Arizona to other states, or from other states to Arizona.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $28.7B
  2. $11.5B
  3. $4.41B

In 2018, the top outbound Arizona domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $28.7B, followed by Texas with $11.5B and Michigan and $4.41B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Arizona shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Maricopa County, AZ went to Donald J. Trump with 47.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (44.8%), followed by Other (7.5%). The most partisan county was Mohave County, AZ with 72.9% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Maricopa County, AZ
47.7% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Arizona
  1. 72.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 71.1% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 67.3% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Arizona was Mohave County, AZ with 72.9% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Arizona colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Arizona

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Kyrsten Sinema
Senator from Arizona1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Arizona over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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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Housing & Living

The median property value in El Mirage, AZ was $160,800 in 2019, which is 0.669 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $151,500 to $160,800, a 6.14% increase. The homeownership rate in El Mirage, AZ is 63.7%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in El Mirage, AZ have an average commute time of 28 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in El Mirage, AZ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$160,800
2019 Median
± $4,073
$151,500
2018 Median
± $4,125

In 2019, the median property value in El Mirage, AZ grew to to $160,800 from the previous year's value of $151,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in El Mirage, AZ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In El Mirage, AZ the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

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$58,216
Median Household Income
± $2,777
10.5k
Number of Households
± 638

In 2019, the median household income of the 10.5k households in El Mirage, AZ grew to $58,216 from the previous year's value of $54,646.

The following chart displays the households in El Mirage, 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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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in El Mirage, AZ distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In El Mirage, AZ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

63.7%
2019 Homeownership
62.2%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 63.7% of the housing units in El Mirage, AZ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 62.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in El Mirage, AZ compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

28 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in El Mirage, AZ have a longer commute time (28 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.07% of the workforce in El Mirage, AZ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (80.8%)
  2. Carpooled (12.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.65%)

In 2019, 80.8% of workers in El Mirage, AZ drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.3%) and those who worked at home (3.65%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in El Mirage, AZ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in El Mirage, AZ have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

88.7% of the population of El Mirage, AZ has health coverage, with 46.5% on employee plans, 24.6% on Medicaid, 7.04% on Medicare, 8.31% on non-group plans, and 2.15% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Arizona was $6,452 in 2014. This is a 3.03% increase from the previous year ($6,262).

Primary care physicians in Maricopa County, AZ see 1448 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.9% increase from the previous year (1421 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1466 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 701 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, La Paz County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17.8%). Additionally, Yuma County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (37.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,448 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Maricopa County, AZ

Primary care physicians in Maricopa County, AZ see an average of 1,448 patients per year. This represents a 1.9% increase from the previous year (1,421 patients).

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

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$6,452
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Arizona
$4,035
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$6,032
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,096
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Arizona (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.03%, from $6,262 to $6,452.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

11.3%
Uninsured
46.5%
Employer Coverage
24.6%
Medicaid
7.04%
Medicare
8.31%
Non-Group
2.15%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in El Mirage, AZ declined by 0.218% from 11.4% to 11.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in El Mirage, AZ changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 17.8% prevalence
  2. 16.3% prevalence
  3. 15.1% prevalence

La Paz County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Arizona, at 17.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Arizona by county over multiple years.

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