Pinal County, AZ

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2020 Population
447,559
3.41% 1-year growth
US Senator
Kyrsten Sinema
Democratic Party
US Senator
Mark Kelly
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
39.8
1.27% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
12.1%
7.79% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$60,968
4.8% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$200,200
9.34% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
167,669
6.26% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Pinal County, AZ had a population of 448k people with a median age of 39.8 and a median household income of $60,968. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Pinal County, AZ grew from 432,793 to 447,559, a 3.41% increase and its median household income grew from $58,174 to $60,968, a 4.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pinal County, AZ are White (Non-Hispanic) (57.1%), White (Hispanic) (23%), Other (Hispanic) (4.18%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.18%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (4.17%).

None of the households in Pinal County, AZ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.2% of the residents in Pinal County, AZ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Pinal County, AZ are Central Arizona College (1,327 degrees awarded in 2020) and Turning Point Beauty College (218 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Pinal County, AZ was $200,200, and the homeownership rate was 77.4%.

Most people in Pinal County, AZ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Pinal County, AZ was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Pinal County, AZ is home to a population of 448k people, from which 95.2% are citizens. As of 2020, 9.03% of Pinal County, AZ residents were born outside of the country (40.4k people).

In 2018, there were 2.48 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (240k people) in Pinal County, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 96.7k White (Hispanic) and 17.6k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.2%
2020 Citizenship
94.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 95.2% of Pinal County, AZ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Pinal County, AZ was 94.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Pinal County, AZ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    240k ± 198
  2. White (Hispanic)
    96.7k ± 2.37k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    17.6k ± 1.82k
29.9%
Hispanic Population
125k people

In 2018, there were 2.48 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (240k people) in Pinal County, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 96.7k White (Hispanic) and 17.6k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

29.9% of the people in Pinal County, AZ are hispanic (125k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    514,264 ± 16,964 people
  2. Canada
    43,680 ± 5,116 people
  3. India
    42,811 ± 5,065 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Arizona was Mexico, the natal country of 514,264 Arizona residents, followed by Canada with 43,680 and India with 42,811.

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Foreign-Born Population

9.03%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
40.4k people
9.04%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
39.1k people

As of 2020, 9.03% of Pinal County, AZ residents (40.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Pinal County, AZ was 9.04%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    14,213 ± 833
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    7,279 ± 794
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    4,626 ± 648

Pinal County, AZ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.95 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Pinal County, AZ employs 168k people. The largest industries in Pinal County, AZ are Health Care & Social Assistance (22,070 people), Retail Trade (21,481 people), and Manufacturing (14,291 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($81,220), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($62,544), and Wholesale Trade ($53,768).

Males in Arizona have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,015. The income inequality in Arizona (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

168k
2020 Value
± 3,967
6.26%
1 Year growth
± 3.02%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Pinal County, AZ grew at a rate of 6.26%, from 158k employees to 168k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pinal County, AZ, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (22,059 people), Sales & Related Occupations (17,349 people), and Management Occupations (15,460 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pinal County, AZ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

168k
2020 Value
± 3,967
6.26%
1 Year growth
± 3.02%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Pinal County, AZ grew at a rate of 6.26%, from 158k employees to 168k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pinal County, AZ, are Health Care & Social Assistance (22,070 people), Retail Trade (21,481 people), and Manufacturing (14,291 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pinal County, AZ, though some of these residents may live in Pinal County, AZ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$42,873
Median earning men ± $1,922
$30,976
Median earning women ± $726

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Information ($60,013), Wholesale Trade ($55,252), and Public Administration ($53,832).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Construction ($48,113), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,315), and Wholesale Trade ($44,100).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 1,543
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 903
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 728
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $1.06M
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. $677k
    Manufacturing
  3. $367k
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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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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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pinal County, AZ went to Donald J. Trump with 57.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (40.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.51%).

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.

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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In 2020, universities in Pinal County, AZ awarded 1,545 degrees. The student population of Pinal County, AZ in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 1,465 male students and 2,734 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Pinal County, AZ are White (538 and 35.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (470 and 30.9%), Asian (204 and 13.4%), and Black or African American (102 and 6.7%).

The largest universities in Pinal County, AZ by number of degrees awarded are Central Arizona College (1,327 and 85.9%) and Turning Point Beauty College (218 and 14.1%).

The most popular majors in Pinal County, AZ are Liberal Arts & Sciences (516 and 33.4%), Nail Specialist & Manicurist (149 and 9.64%), and General Studies (104 and 6.73%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 4,199 students enrolled in Pinal County, AZ, 34.9% men and 65.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,604 records, of which 61.8% were women and 38.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 266 degree-majors awarded
  2. 39 degree-majors awarded
  3. 35 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Pinal County, AZ was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 266 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Pinal County, AZ according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,327 degrees awarded
  2. 218 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Central Arizona College with 1,327 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 621 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Pinal County, AZ, which is 0.672 times less than the 924 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 538 degrees mean that there were 1.14 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 470 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($2,580) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,600) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.954% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.01% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were Some college (1.47M), High School or Equivalent (1.4M), and Bachelors Degree (966k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Pinal County, AZ was $200,200 in 2020, which is 0.871 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $183,100 to $200,200, a 9.34% increase. The homeownership rate in Pinal County, AZ is 77.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Pinal County, AZ have an average commute time of 31.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Pinal County, AZ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Pinal County, AZ is $60,968. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Pinal County, AZ was Census Tract 17.05 with a value of $98,575, followed by Census Tract 2.04 and Census Tract 13.03, with respective values of $92,124 and $85,565.

In 2021, 15.1% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Pinal County, AZ. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 2.89%.

Property

$200,200
Median Property Value 2020
±$3,658
$114,923
Median Property Taxes
±$2,976

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Pinal County, AZ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Pinal County, AZ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

77.4%
Homeownership
2020
70%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 77.4% of the housing units in Pinal County, AZ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 17.05
  2. Census Tract 2.04
  3. Census Tract 13.03

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Pinal County, AZ was Census Tract 17.05 with a value of $98,575, followed by Census Tract 2.04 and Census Tract 13.03, with respective values of $92,124 and $85,565.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Pinal County, AZ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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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.
$60,968
Median Household Income
± $1,223
137k
Number of Households
± 2,656

In 2020, the median household income of the 137k households in Pinal County, AZ grew to $60,968 from the previous year's value of $58,174.

The following chart displays the households in Pinal County, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Pinal County, AZ is from Arizona.
0.462
2020 Wage GINI in Arizona
0.465
2019 Wage GINI in Arizona

In 2020, the income inequality in Arizona was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.736% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (77%)
  2. Carpooled (11.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (8%)

In 2020, 77% of workers in Pinal County, AZ drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.6%) and those who worked at home (8%).

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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Commute Time

31.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pinal County, AZ have a longer commute time (31.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.58% of the workforce in Pinal County, AZ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Pinal County, AZ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Pinal County, AZ have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 15.1% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Pinal County, AZ. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 2.89%.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pinal County, AZ (51.1k out of 421k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Pinal County, AZ is White, followed by Hispanic and Native American.

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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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 17% of the children was living in poverty in Pinal County, AZ. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 6.7%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 221 in Pinal County, AZ. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 7.92 per 100,000 population.

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91.2% of the population of Pinal County, AZ has health coverage, with 41.5% on employee plans, 18.7% on Medicaid, 15.8% on Medicare, 12.9% 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 Pinal County, AZ see 6125 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.76% decrease from the previous year (6235 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3236 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1369 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

6,125 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pinal County, AZ

Primary care physicians in Pinal County, AZ see an average of 6,125 patients per year. This represents a 1.76% decrease from the previous year (6,235 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Pinal County, AZ in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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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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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.2% under 18 years, 18.2% between 18 and 34 years, 35% between 35 and 64 years, and 21.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

8.76%
Uninsured
41.5%
Employer Coverage
18.7%
Medicaid
15.8%
Medicare
12.9%
Non-Group
2.3%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pinal County, AZ declined by 0.922% from 8.84% to 8.76%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Pinal County, AZ changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 44.7 in Pinal County, AZ.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 34.2% in Pinal County, AZ.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 12.2% in Pinal County, AZ.

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