Poverty in Rio Rico, Arizona

What is the poverty rate in Rio Rico, Arizona?
The poverty rate in Rio Rico is 15.8%. One out of every 6.3 residents of Rio Rico lives in poverty.

How many people in Rio Rico, Arizona live in poverty?
2,981 of 18,891 Rio Rico residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Rio Rico compare to the rest of Arizona?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Arizona is 17.0%, meaning Rio Rico has a slightly lower than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Arizona.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Rio Rico, Arizona Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

Other

2,592

30.6% 23.8% 13.7%

White

1,994

19.3% 10.3% 10.6%

Hispanic

16,726

15.4% 22.2% 88.5%

What's the Poverty Rate in Rio Rico, Arizona By Race?

19.3% of White residents of Rio Rico, Arizona live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Rio Rico, Arizona is dramatically higher than the national average of 10.3%. 384 of 1,994 white Arizonans live below the poverty line. Approximately 10.6% of the total population of Rio Rico, Arizona are white.

15.4% of Hispanic residents of Rio Rico, Arizona live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of hispanic residents in Rio Rico, Arizona is the same as than the national average. 2,582 of 16,726 hispanic Arizonans live below the poverty line. Approximately 88.5% of the total population of Rio Rico, Arizona are hispanic.

Rio Rico, Arizona Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Rio Rico, Arizona?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Rio Rico, Arizona is 16.0%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Rio Rico, Arizona is 15.6%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Rio Rico, Arizona

Male residents of Rio Rico, Arizona are slightly(2%) more likely to live in poverty than females.

1,432 of 8,956 males in Rio Rico live below the poverty line.

1,549 of 9,935 females in Rio Rico live below the poverty line.

Rio Rico, Arizona Poverty Rate By School Enrollment

Understanding where poverty hits hardest in Rio Rico can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.

  • Enrolled in School in Rio Rico, Arizona have a Poverty Rate of 15.8%.
  • Not Enrolled in School in Rio Rico, Arizona have a Poverty Rate of 14.9%.

Poverty for younger ages in Rio Rico is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.

  • Enrolled in Nursery School in Rio Rico, Arizona have a Poverty Rate of 51.3%.
  • Enrolled in Elementary School(Grades 1-4) in Rio Rico, Arizona have a Poverty Rate of 22.1%.

Poverty for developing children and young adults in Rio Rico can have drastic impacts on graduation and college attendance rates.

  • Enrolled in Middle School(Grade 5-8) in Rio Rico, Arizona have a Poverty Rate of 8.2%.
  • Enrolled in High School (Grades 9-12) in Rio Rico, Arizona have a Poverty Rate of 11.6%.

Adult students in college, graduate or professional schools generally bring employers, revenue and higher living wages post-graduation and are seen as a positive to the community.

  • Enrolled in Undergraduate School in Rio Rico, Arizona have a Poverty Rate of 9.4%.
  • Enrolled in Graduate or Professional School in Rio Rico, Arizona have a Poverty Rate of 0.0%.
Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Rio Rico, Arizona Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Rio Rico, Arizona?

Rio Rico, Arizona Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Rio Rico, Arizona Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

30.0%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

19.6%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

8.9%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

13.0%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

21.0%

75 to 84 Years Old

7.6%

Over 85 Years Old

28.7%

Rio Rico, Arizona Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Rio Rico, Arizona born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Rio Rico, Arizona who were born citizens of the United States is 15.1%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Rio Rico, Arizona who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 17.1%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Rio Rico, Arizona born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Rio Rico, Arizona have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 12,623 residents of Rio Rico, Arizona who were born citizens of the United States, 1,910 (15.1%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 1,071 (17.1%) of 6,268 residents of Rio Rico, Arizona who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Rio Rico, Arizona

The poverty rate in Rio Rico is 15.8%.
Rio Rico is in Santa Cruz County.
Arizona Poverty Rate by City
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City Poverty Rate
Nogales 29.4%
Rio Rico 15.8%
Tubac 8.0%

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