New River, AZ

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Population

14,847

2.99% decline

Median Age

51.7


Median Household Income

$74,237

8.27% growth

Poverty Rate

5.52%


Number of Employees

8,198

2.37% growth

Median Property Value

$318,400

12.4% growth

About

In 2017, New River, AZ had a population of 14.8k people with a median age of 51.7 and a median household income of $74,237. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of New River, AZ declined from 15,305 to 14,847, a -2.99% decrease and its median household income grew from $68,568 to $74,237, a 8.27% increase.

The population of New River, AZ is 88.6% White Alone, 8.88% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.19% Asian Alone. 6.12% of the people in New River, AZ speak a non-English language, and 98.6% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in New River, AZ is $318,400, and the homeownership rate is 87.4%. Most people in New River, AZ commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.3 minutes. The average car ownership in New River, AZ is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of New River, AZ employs 8.2k people. The largest industries in New River, AZ are Retail Trade (1,003 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (902 people), and Manufacturing (831 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($79,263), Wholesale Trade ($61,016), and Utilities ($57,232).

Median household income in New River, AZ is $74,237. Males in New River, AZ have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,169. The income inequality in New River, AZ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.468, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$74,237

2017 value

± $9,384

8.27%

1 Year Growth

± 14.9%

Households in New River, AZ have a median annual income of $74,237, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $68,568 in 2016, which represents a 8.27% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$60,619

Average Male Salary

± $1,335

$46,169

Average Female Salary

± $1,026

In 2017, full-time male employees in New River, AZ made 1.31 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

  1. Asian

    $59,397 ± $4,848

  2. White

    $48,861 ± $892

  3. Alaska Native

    $40,845 ± $31,991

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New River, AZ workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.22 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for New River, AZ is from Arizona.

0.468

2017 Wage GINI

0.467

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Arizona was 0.468 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.304% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Arizona was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Arizona in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Arizona across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 6105

  2. Census Tract 6100

  3. Census Tract 6101

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in New River, AZ was Census Tract 6105 with a value of $94,971, followed by Census Tract 6100 and Census Tract 6101, with respective values of $72,250 and $66,875.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

5.52% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in New River, AZ (819 out of 14.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 18 - 24.

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

    816 ± 227

  2. Hispanic

    14 ± 93

  3. Two Or More

    3 ± 95

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in New River, 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

8.2k

2017 Value

± 754

2.37%

1 Year growth

± 13%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in New River, AZ grew at a rate of 2.37%, from 8.01k employees to 8.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in New River, AZ, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,386 people), Management Occupations (1,095 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (969 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of New River, AZ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of New River, AZ, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,386 people), Management Occupations (1,095 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (969 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, New River, AZ has an unusually high number of residents working as Transportation Occupations (1.95 times higher than expected), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.76 times), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (1.46 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of New River, AZ, by median earnings, are Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors ($102,656), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($101,921), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($94,511).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

8.2k

2017 Value

± 754

2.37%

1 Year growth

± 13%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in New River, AZ grew at a rate of 2.37%, from 8.01k employees to 8.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in New River, AZ, are Retail Trade (1,003 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (902 people), and Manufacturing (831 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of New River, AZ, though some of these residents may live in New River, 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 New River, AZ, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (1,003 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (902 people), and Manufacturing (831 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, New River, AZ has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.01 times higher than expected), Transportation & Warehousing (1.87 times), and Construction (1.27 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in New River, AZ, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($79,263), Wholesale Trade ($61,016), and Utilities ($57,232).

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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. $23.6B

  2. $20.7B

  3. $16.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Arizona product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $23.6B, followed by Mixed freight with $20.7B and Electronics and $16.4B.

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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$158B

2015 Value

$290B

Projected 2045 Value

83.3% growth

In 2015, total outbound Arizona trade was $158B. This is expected to increase 83.3% to $290B 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. $21.9B

  2. $8.27B

  3. $4.07B

In 2015, the top outbound Arizona domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $21.9B, followed by Texas with $8.27B and New Mexico and $4.07B.

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

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Health

93.9% of the population of New River, AZ has health coverage, with 54.3% on employee plans, 6.72% on Medicaid, 17.5% on Medicare, 14.5% on non-group plans, and 0.855% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in New River, AZ see 1519 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.198% increase from the previous year (1516 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1660 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 820 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, La Paz County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.9%). Additionally, Apache County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1519 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Arizona see an average of 1519 patients per year. This represents a 0.198% increase from the previous year (1516 patients).

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,452

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$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

6.12%

Uninsured

54.3%

Employer Coverage

6.72%

Medicaid

17.5%

Medicare

14.5%

Non-Group

0.855%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in New River, AZ declined by 9.99% from 6.8% to 6.12%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in New River, 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. 14.9% prevalence

  2. 14.3% prevalence

  3. 13.1% prevalence

La Paz County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Arizona, at 14.9%.

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

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Diversity

New River, AZ is home to a population of 14.8k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 5.17% of New River, AZ residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of New River, AZ is composed of 13.2k White Alone residents (88.6%), 1.32k Hispanic or Latino residents (8.88%), 177 Asian Alone residents (1.19%), 175 Two or More Races residents (1.18%), 16 Black or African American Alone residents (0.108%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in New River, AZ are Spanish or Spanish Creole (465 speakers), Tagalog (83 speakers), and Italian (75 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

52

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.2

51

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 10.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in New River, AZ was 51.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 52, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 51. But people in New River, AZ are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all New River, AZ residents was 49.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.17%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

4.99%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 5.17% of New River, AZ residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in New River, AZ was 4.99%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    511,535 ± 16,887 people

  2. Canada

    42,113 ± 5,023 people

  3. India

    35,674 ± 4,625 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New River, AZ was Mexico, the natal country of 511,535 New River, AZ residents, followed by Canada with 42,113 and India with 35,674.

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Citizenship

98.6%

2017 Citizenship

98.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.6% of New River, AZ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in New River, AZ was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    13.2k ± 939

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1.32k ± 409

  3. Asian Alone

    177 ± 185

In 2017, there were 9.99 times more White Alone residents (13.2k people) in New River, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.32k Hispanic or Latino and 177 Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in New River, AZ as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    465 speakers (3.12%)

  2. Tagalog

    83 speakers (0.557%)

  3. Italian

    75 speakers (0.503%)

6.12% of New River, AZ citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in New River, AZ was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 3.12% of the overall population of New River, AZ are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.557% speak Tagalog and 0.503% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    638 ± 169

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    162 ± 85

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    86 ± 67

New River, AZ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.94 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in New River, AZ was $318,400 in 2017, which is 1.46 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $283,300 to $318,400, a 12.4% increase. The homeownership rate in New River, AZ is 87.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in New River, AZ have an average commute time of 29.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in New River, AZ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$74,237

Median Household Income

± $9,384

5.8k

Number of Households

± 629

In 2017, the median household income of the 5.8k households in New River, AZ grew to $74,237 from the previous year's value of $68,568.

The following chart displays the households in New River, 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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Housing

Property Value

$318,400

2017 Median

± $22,665

$283,300

2016 Median

± $25,365

In 2017, the median property value in New River, AZ grew to to $318,400 from the previous year's value of $283,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in New River, 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 New River, AZ the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in New River, AZ distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In New River, AZ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

87.4%

2017 Homeownership

86.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 87.4% of the housing units in New River, AZ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 86.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in New River, AZ compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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Commute Time

29.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in New River, AZ have a longer commute time (29.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.87% of the workforce in New River, AZ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78.9%

  2. Worked At Home

    12.1%

  3. Carpooled

    5.36%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in New River, AZ was Drove Alone, followed by those who Worked At Home and those who Carpooled.

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