Livability Awards

C- Sahuarita Amenities Some amenities close to this location
D+ Sahuarita Cost of Living Cost of living is 5% higher than Arizona
1044% more expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Sahuarita cost of living
A+ Sahuarita Crime Total crime is 59% lower than Arizona
Total crime
1,29150% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 7850% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-16%Year over year crime is down
Sahuarita crime
C+ Sahuarita Employment Household income is 35% higher than Arizona
Median household income
$69,33325% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$28,9943% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%52% lower than the US average
Sahuarita employment
D+ Sahuarita Housing Home value is 1% higher than Arizona
Median home value
$178,0004% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$1,38646% higher than the US average
Home ownership
81%28% higher than the US average
Sahuarita real estate or Sahuarita rentals
D+ Sahuarita Schools HS graduation rate is 13% higher than Arizona
High school grad. rates
93%12% higher than the US average
School test scores
44%11% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
18:111% higher than the US average
Sahuarita K-12 schools

Living in Sahuarita, AZ

Sahuarita is a moderately-sized city located in the state of Arizona. The city has a population of 27,780 inhabitants. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (87% White). Given that fact, Sahuarita could be considered less diverse than other cities. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Sahuarita are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 19% of the population also speak Spanish. If finding a family friendly city is important to you, look no further. With more than 85% of the population considered married and 53% with kids under the age of 18, Sahuarita could be considered a very suitable city for families.

Without the right tools, moving to any new town can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Sahuarita, Arizona could be a great experience for anyone who puts in the time to do the research required. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, employment, housing, you can easily compare the best places to live in Sahuarita and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Sahuarita to Arizona and the national average.

The livability score in Sahuarita is 74 out of 100 and the city is ranked in the 79th percentile of all cities across America. Based on the rankings for each individual category, Sahuarita has been rewarded with high marks for crime (A+) and weather (A-).

Crime rates can be the deciding factor for anyone looking to relocate to a new area. Sahuarita gets top scores for their low violent crime rates of 95 crimes per 100,000 residents, which are significantly lower than the national average.

Assuming that Sahuarita meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Sahuarita. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Sahuarita are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in Sahuarita come in at $178,000, which is 0.6% higher than the Arizona average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Sahuarita, the home price to income ratio is 2.6, which is 25.7% lower than the Arizona average. Real estate appreciation rates in Sahuarita are important to consider, as they can act as a guide to determine if your new home purchase will be a solid investment going forward. During the last twelve months, the appreciation rate for Sahuarita homes comes in at 8.2%, and the 5 year appreciation rates were 4.3%.

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The Estates at Madera HighlandsWe found this community online and went to check it out, one word IMPRESSIVE. This is a very small gated community with large lots, amazing views, and peacefulness. The model home is truly stunning, we even brought our friends to check it out. We are selling our home, would love to move here.
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