Oro Valley, AZ

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2019 Population
44,630
1.86% 1-year growth
US Senator
Kyrsten Sinema
Democratic Party
US Senator
Mark Kelly
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
54
1.69% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
6.06%
9.64% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$83,341
8.97% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$311,800
4.81% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
17,245
0.976% 1-year decline

About

In 2019, Oro Valley, AZ had a population of 44.6k people with a median age of 54 and a median household income of $83,341. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Oro Valley, AZ grew from 43,815 to 44,630, a 1.86% increase and its median household income grew from $76,484 to $83,341, a 8.97% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Oro Valley, AZ are White (Non-Hispanic) (76.7%), White (Hispanic) (12.2%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.14%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.2%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.79%). 0% of the households in Oro Valley, AZ speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

97.1% of the residents in Oro Valley, AZ are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Oro Valley, AZ was $311,800, and the homeownership rate was 75.4%. Most people in Oro Valley, AZ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Oro Valley, AZ was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Oro Valley, AZ is home to a population of 44.6k people, from which 97.1% are citizens. As of 2019, 8.34% of Oro Valley, AZ residents were born outside of the country (3.72k people).

In 2019, there were 6.26 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (34.2k people) in Oro Valley, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.46k White (Hispanic) and 1.4k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Oro Valley, AZ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    34.2k ± 749
  2. White (Hispanic)
    5.46k ± 668
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    1.4k ± 440
15.8%
Hispanic Population
7.05k people

In 2019, there were 6.26 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (34.2k people) in Oro Valley, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.46k White (Hispanic) and 1.4k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

15.8% of the people in Oro Valley, AZ are hispanic (7.05k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Oro Valley, AZ as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

8.34%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
3.72k people
8.05%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
3.53k people

As of 2019, 8.34% of Oro Valley, AZ residents (3.72k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Oro Valley, AZ was 8.05%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

54
Median Native-Born Age
± 1.6
51
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 3.1

In 2019, the median age of all people in Oro Valley, AZ was 54. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 54, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 51. But people in Oro Valley, AZ are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Oro Valley, AZ residents was 53.

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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

97.1%
2019 Citizenship
97.2%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 97.1% of Oro Valley, AZ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Oro Valley, AZ was 97.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,827 ± 320
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    552 ± 164
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    526 ± 158

Oro Valley, AZ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.31 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Arizona, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Arizona (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Arizona across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Oro Valley, AZ is $83,341. In 2019, the place with the highest median household income in Oro Valley, AZ was Census Tract 46.40 with a value of $103,068, followed by Census Tract 46.34 and Census Tract 46.42, with respective values of $101,938 and $101,736.

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 Oro Valley, AZ employs 17.2k people. The largest industries in Oro Valley, AZ are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,566 people), Manufacturing (2,056 people), and Retail Trade (2,040 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($148,618), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($112,639), and Manufacturing ($105,417).

Wages

Median Household Income

$83,341
2019 value
± $5,127
8.97%
1 Year Growth
± 9.93%

Households in Oro Valley, AZ have a median annual income of $83,341, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $76,484 in 2018, which represents a 8.97% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex 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.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Arizona by number of full-time 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 Oro Valley, 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.

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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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 46.40
  2. Census Tract 46.34
  3. Census Tract 46.42

In 2019, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Oro Valley, AZ was Census Tract 46.40 with a value of $103,068, followed by Census Tract 46.34 and Census Tract 46.42, with respective values of $101,938 and $101,736.

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

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 75+
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.06% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Oro Valley, AZ (2.7k out of 44.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Males 25 - 34.

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
    2,232 ± 337
  2. Hispanic
    433 ± 194
  3. Black
    191 ± 143

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Oro Valley, 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

17.2k
2019 Value
± 870
−0.976%
1 Year decline
± 7.22%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Oro Valley, AZ declined at a rate of −0.976%, from 17.4k employees to 17.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Oro Valley, AZ, are Sales & Related Occupations (2,324 people), Management Occupations (2,260 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,714 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Oro Valley, AZ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Oro Valley, AZ, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (2,324 people), Management Occupations (2,260 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,714 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Oro Valley, AZ has an unusually high number of residents working as Architecture & Engineering Occupations (2.58 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.28 times), and Legal Occupations (1.88 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Oro Valley, AZ, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($121,013), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($109,688), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($97,148).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

17.2k
2019 Value
± 870
−0.976%
1 Year decline
± 7.22%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Oro Valley, AZ declined at a rate of −0.976%, from 17.4k employees to 17.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Oro Valley, AZ, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,566 people), Manufacturing (2,056 people), and Retail Trade (2,040 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Oro Valley, AZ, though some of these residents may live in Oro Valley, 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 Oro Valley, AZ, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,566 people), Manufacturing (2,056 people), and Retail Trade (2,040 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Oro Valley, AZ has an unusually high number of Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (2.25 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1.58 times), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.28 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Oro Valley, AZ, by median earnings, are Utilities ($148,618), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($112,639), and Manufacturing ($105,417).

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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. $35.2B
  2. $22.1B
  3. $18.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Arizona product (by dollars) was Electronics with $35.2B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($22.1B) and Mixed freight ($18.2B).

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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$230B
2020 Value in Arizona
$463B
Projected 2050 Value in Arizona
101% growth

In 2020, total outbound Arizona trade was $230B. This is expected to increase 101% to $463B by 2050.

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. $32.1B
  2. $14.9B
  3. $5.53B

In 2020, the top outbound Arizona domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $32.1B, followed by Texas with $14.9B and Michigan and $5.53B.

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

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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%). The most partisan county was Mohave County, AZ with 75% 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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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for Arizona
49.4% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Arizona
  1. 75% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 71.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 68.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Arizona was Mohave County, AZ with 75% 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 Oro Valley, AZ was $311,800 in 2019, which is 1.3 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $297,500 to $311,800, a 4.81% increase. The homeownership rate in Oro Valley, AZ is 75.4%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Oro Valley, AZ have an average commute time of 25.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Oro Valley, AZ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$311,800
2019 Median
± $8,124
$297,500
2018 Median
± $6,054

In 2019, the median property value in Oro Valley, AZ grew to to $311,800 from the previous year's value of $297,500.

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

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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.
$83,341
Median Household Income
± $5,127
19.5k
Number of Households
± 962

In 2019, the median household income of the 19.5k households in Oro Valley, AZ grew to $83,341 from the previous year's value of $76,484.

The following chart displays the households in Oro Valley, 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

$3k+
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

75.4%
2019 Homeownership
74.5%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 75.4% of the housing units in Oro Valley, AZ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74.5%.

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

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Commute Time

25.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Oro Valley, AZ have a shorter commute time (25.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 2.8% of the workforce in Oro Valley, AZ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (79.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.01%)
  3. Carpooled (7.03%)

In 2019, 79.3% of workers in Oro Valley, AZ drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.01%) and those who carpooled to work (7.03%).

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 Oro Valley, AZ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Oro Valley, AZ have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

97.3% of the population of Oro Valley, AZ has health coverage, with 47.6% on employee plans, 5.41% on Medicaid, 25.5% on Medicare, 16.5% on non-group plans, and 2.3% 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 Pima County, AZ see 1167 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.52% decrease from the previous year (1185 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1536 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 521 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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1,167 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pima County, AZ

Primary care physicians in Pima County, AZ see an average of 1,167 patients per year. This represents a 1.52% decrease from the previous year (1,185 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Pima 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

2.67%
Uninsured
47.6%
Employer Coverage
5.41%
Medicaid
25.5%
Medicare
16.5%
Non-Group
2.3%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Oro Valley, AZ declined by 11.7% from 3.03% to 2.67%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Oro Valley, 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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