Rio Rico, Arizona

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Rio Rico, Arizona
former CDP
Location in Santa Cruz County and the state of Arizona
Location in Santa Cruz County and the state of Arizona
Rio Rico, Arizona is located in the US
Rio Rico, Arizona
Rio Rico, Arizona
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 31°31′37″N 110°58′43″W / 31.52694°N 110.97861°W / 31.52694; -110.97861Coordinates: 31°31′37″N 110°58′43″W / 31.52694°N 110.97861°W / 31.52694; -110.97861
Country United States
State Arizona
County Santa Cruz
Area
 • Total 62.3 sq mi (161.2 km2)
 • Land 62.3 sq mi (161.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 18,962
 • Density 304.6/sq mi (117.6/km2)
Time zone MST (no DST) (UTC-7)

Rio Rico is a census-designated place (CDP) in Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States. The population was 18,962 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Rio Rico is located at 31°31′37″N 110°58′43″W / 31.52694°N 110.97861°W / 31.52694; -110.97861 (31.526941, -110.978729).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 62.3 square miles (161.2 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 18,962 people residing in the CDP. The population density was 304.6 people per square mile (117.6/km²). There were 6,356 housing units at an average density of 102.1 per square mile (39.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 11.29% non-Hispanic White, 0.40% Black or African American, 0.64% Native American, 0.50% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 25.56% from other races, and 1.81% from two or more races. 85.32% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

History[edit]

The history of Rio Rico can be found at: http://www.RioRicoHistoricalSociety.org

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.