Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ

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2022 Population
167,913
4.81% 1-year decline
US Senator
Kyrsten Sinema
Independent Party
US Senator
Mark Kelly
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
35.5
0.567% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
4.73%
2.77% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$128,801
11.9% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$492,200
21.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ had a population of 168k people with a median age of 35.5 and a median household income of $128,801. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ declined from 176,394 to 167,913, a −4.81% decrease and its median household income grew from $115,110 to $128,801, a 11.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ are White (Non-Hispanic) (67.9%), White (Hispanic) (7.51%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.16%), Two+ (Hispanic) (5.92%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.92%).

14.4% of the households in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, 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.

97% of the residents in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ was $492,200, and the homeownership rate was 84.2%.

Most people in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ is home to a population of 168k people, from which 97% are citizens. As of 2022, 8.91% of Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ residents were born outside of the country (15k people).

In 2022, there were 9.04 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (114k people) in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.6k White (Hispanic) and 10.3k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ are Spanish (11,123 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (2,177 households), and Arabic (1,256 households).

Citizenship

97%
2022 Citizenship
97.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97% of Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ was 97.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    114k ± 3.57k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    12.6k ± 2.3k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    10.3k ± 1.67k
16.7%
Hispanic Population
28.1k people

In 2022, there were 9.04 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (114k people) in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.6k White (Hispanic) and 10.3k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

16.7% of the people in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ are hispanic (28.1k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

8.91%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
15k people
8.53%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
15.1k people

As of 2022, 8.91% of Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ residents (15k 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 Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ was 8.53%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    11,123 households (7.07%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    2,177 households (1.38%)
  3. Arabic
    1,256 households (0.798%)

14.4% of the households in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. 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.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ was Spanish. 7.07% of the households in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,420 ± 403
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,834 ± 416
  3. Vietnam
    1,822 ± 292

Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.32 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ employs 80.6k people. The largest industries in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ are Construction (5,541 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,233 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,814 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($179,759), Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($163,759), and Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. ($161,568).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
33,054
Women
45.6%
39,495
Men
54.4%

The workforce of Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ in 2020 was 72,549 people, with 45.6% woman, and 54.4% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ.

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Occupations

80.6k
2022 Value
−1.82%
1 Year decline
± −1.82%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ declined at a rate of −1.82%, from 82.1k employees to 80.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ, are Other managers (3,615 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,063 people), and Software developers (1,968 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industries

80.6k
2022 Value
−1.82%
1 Year decline
± −1.82%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ declined at a rate of −1.82%, from 82.1k employees to 80.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ, are Construction (5,541 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,233 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,814 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ, though some of these residents may live in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, 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

$83,803
Median earning men ± $3,158
$47,065
Median earning women ± $2,138

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($112,056), Manufacturing ($108,520), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($104,498).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($85,711), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($67,991), and Wholesale Trade ($65,354).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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%.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Arizona went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 49.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (49.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.52%).

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.

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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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.335% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.491% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (33.3k), Some college (27.7k), and Primary Education (23.8k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ was $492,200 in 2022, which is 1.75 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $405,600 to $492,200, a 21.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ is 84.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ have an average commute time of 28.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ is $128,801. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ was Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ with a value of $128,801, followed by Maricopa County--Scottsdale (North), Phoenix (Far Northeast) Cities & Cave Creek PUMA, AZ and Maricopa County--Chandler City (South) PUMA, AZ, with respective values of $127,299 and $114,429.

Property

$492,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,728
$43,687
Median Property Taxes
±$1,661

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 Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

84.2%
Homeownership
2022
68.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 84.2% of the housing units in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 81.2%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ was Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ with a value of $128,801, followed by Maricopa County--Scottsdale (North), Phoenix (Far Northeast) Cities & Cave Creek PUMA, AZ and Maricopa County--Chandler City (South) PUMA, AZ, with respective values of $127,299 and $114,429.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$128,801
Median Household Income
± $4,457
51.9k
Number of Households
± 1,827

In 2022, the median household income of the 51.9k households in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ grew to $128,801 from the previous year's value of $115,110.

The following chart displays the households in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, 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 $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

0.452
2022 Wage GINI in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ
0.448
2021 Wage GINI in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ

In 2022, the income inequality in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ was 0.452 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.958% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (67.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (20.9%)
  3. Carpooled (7.73%)

In 2022, 67.9% of workers in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (20.9%) and those who carpooled to work (7.73%).

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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Commute Time

28.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ have a longer commute time (28.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.46% of the workforce in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

4.73% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ (7.91k out of 167k 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 35 - 44, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ is White, followed by Hispanic 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

94.7% of the population of Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ has health coverage, with 66.9% on employee plans, 4.34% on Medicaid, 8.36% on Medicare, 13.9% on non-group plans, and 1.21% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Arizona see 1499 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1523 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1585 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 662 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,499 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Arizona

Primary care physicians in Arizona see an average of 1,499 patients per year. This represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1,523 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 33.4% under 18 years, 15.7% between 18 and 34 years, 40.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 10.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.1% were men and 50.9% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

5.28%
Uninsured
66.9%
Employer Coverage
4.34%
Medicaid
8.36%
Medicare
13.9%
Non-Group
1.21%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ declined by 8.89% from 5.8% to 5.28%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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