Paradise Valley, AZ

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Population

13,961

0.925% growth

Median Age

53.2


Median Household Income

$175,673

1.26% growth

Poverty Rate

5.75%


Number of Employees

5,940

1.18% growth

Median Property Value

$1.41M

5.56% growth

About

In 2017, Paradise Valley, AZ had a population of 14k people with a median age of 53.2 and a median household income of $175,673. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Paradise Valley, AZ grew from 13,833 to 13,961, a 0.925% increase and its median household income grew from $173,487 to $175,673, a 1.26% increase.

The population of Paradise Valley, AZ is 84.8% White Alone, 5.84% Hispanic or Latino, and 5.26% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Paradise Valley, AZ speak a non-English language, and 97.2% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Paradise Valley, AZ is $1.41M, and the homeownership rate is 92.5%. Most people in Paradise Valley, AZ commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Paradise Valley, AZ is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Paradise Valley, AZ employs 5.94k people. The largest industries in Paradise Valley, AZ are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,254 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,112 people), and Educational Services (568 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($154,688), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($154,239), and Wholesale Trade ($130,272).

Median household income in Paradise Valley, AZ is $175,673. Males in Paradise Valley, 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 Paradise Valley, AZ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.468, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$175,673

2017 value

± $25,954

1.26%

1 Year Growth

± 25%

Households in Paradise Valley, AZ have a median annual income of $175,673, 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 $173,487 in 2016, which represents a 1.26% 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 Arizona 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 Arizona 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 Paradise Valley, 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 1050.04

  2. Census Tract 1050.03

  3. Census Tract 1050.02

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Paradise Valley, AZ was Census Tract 1050.04 with a value of $209,875, followed by Census Tract 1050.03 and Census Tract 1050.02, with respective values of $179,583 and $175,368.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 65 - 74

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

5.75% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Paradise Valley, AZ (803 out of 14k 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 Females 65 - 74, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 55 - 64.

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

    794 ± 196

  2. Hispanic

    35 ± 99

  3. Black

    9 ± 88

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Paradise 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

5.94k

2017 Value

± 424

1.18%

1 Year growth

± 10.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Paradise Valley, AZ grew at a rate of 1.18%, from 5.87k employees to 5.94k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Paradise Valley, AZ, are Management Occupations (1,389 people), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (927 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (829 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Paradise Valley, AZ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Paradise Valley, AZ, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (1,389 people), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (927 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (829 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Paradise Valley, AZ has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (5.38 times higher than expected), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (3.92 times), and Management Occupations (2.3 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Paradise Valley, AZ, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($250,001), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($228,854), and Legal Occupations ($205,690).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

5.94k

2017 Value

± 424

1.18%

1 Year growth

± 10.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Paradise Valley, AZ grew at a rate of 1.18%, from 5.87k employees to 5.94k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Paradise Valley, AZ, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,254 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,112 people), and Educational Services (568 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Paradise Valley, AZ, though some of these residents may live in Paradise 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 Paradise Valley, AZ, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,254 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,112 people), and Educational Services (568 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Paradise Valley, AZ has an unusually high number of Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (4.48 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (3.82 times), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2.67 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Paradise Valley, AZ, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($154,688), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($154,239), and Wholesale Trade ($130,272).

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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 ($20.7B) and Electronics ($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

97.4% of the population of Paradise Valley, AZ has health coverage, with 47.9% on employee plans, 2.87% on Medicaid, 21.1% on Medicare, 25.2% on non-group plans, and 0.358% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Paradise Valley, 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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1,519 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Arizona see an average of 1,519 patients per year. This represents a 0.198% increase from the previous year (1,516 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

2.59%

Uninsured

47.9%

Employer Coverage

2.87%

Medicaid

21.1%

Medicare

25.2%

Non-Group

0.358%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Paradise Valley, AZ grew by 25.5% from 2.06% to 2.59%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Paradise 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. 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

Paradise Valley, AZ is home to a population of 14k people, from which 97.2% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Paradise Valley, AZ residents were born outside of the country (1.66k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Paradise Valley, AZ is composed of 11.8k White Alone residents (84.8%), 815 Hispanic or Latino residents (5.84%), 735 Asian Alone residents (5.26%), 313 Two or More Races residents (2.24%), 134 Black or African American Alone residents (0.96%), 68 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.487%), 60 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.43%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Paradise Valley, AZ are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

53

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.6

55

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Paradise Valley, AZ was 53.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 53, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 55. But people in Paradise Valley, AZ are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Paradise Valley, AZ residents was 53.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    1.66k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Paradise Valley, AZ residents (1.66k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Paradise Valley, AZ was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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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 Arizona was Mexico, the natal country of 511,535 Arizona residents, followed by Canada with 42,113 and India with 35,674.

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Citizenship

97.2%

2017 Citizenship

97.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.2% of Paradise Valley, AZ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Paradise Valley, AZ was 97.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    11.8k ± 340

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    815 ± 308

  3. Asian Alone

    735 ± 230

In 2017, there were 14.5 times more White Alone residents (11.8k people) in Paradise Valley, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 815 Hispanic or Latino and 735 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 Paradise Valley, AZ as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Paradise Valley, AZ citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Paradise Valley, AZ was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Paradise Valley, AZ are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    395 ± 120

  2. Korea

    164 ± 61

  3. World War II

    138 ± 95

Paradise Valley, AZ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.41 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Paradise Valley, AZ was $1.41M in 2017, which is 6.46 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $1.33M to $1.41M, a 5.56% increase. The homeownership rate in Paradise Valley, AZ is 92.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Paradise Valley, AZ have an average commute time of 19.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Paradise Valley, AZ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$175,673

Median Household Income

± $25,954

5.24k

Number of Households

± 361

In 2017, the median household income of the 5.24k households in Paradise Valley, AZ grew to $175,673 from the previous year's value of $173,487.

The following chart displays the households in Paradise 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 $200k+ range.

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Housing

Property Value

$1.41M

2017 Median

± $92,945

$1.33M

2016 Median

± $88,165

In 2017, the median property value in Paradise Valley, AZ grew to to $1.41M from the previous year's value of $1.33M.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Paradise 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 Paradise Valley, AZ the largest share of households have a property value in the $2M+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

92.5%

2017 Homeownership

93%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 92.5% of the housing units in Paradise Valley, AZ were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 93%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Paradise Valley, 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 Paradise Valley, AZ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Paradise Valley, AZ have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

19.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Paradise Valley, AZ have a shorter commute time (19.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.846% of the workforce in Paradise Valley, AZ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    71.3%

  2. Worked At Home

    15.3%

  3. Carpooled

    8.1%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Paradise Valley, AZ was Drove Alone (71.3%), followed by those who Worked At Home (15.3%) and those who Carpooled (8.1%).

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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