Superior, AZ

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Superior Profile


Overview

Superior is a very small town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 2,407 people and just one neighborhood, Superior is the 117th largest community in Arizona.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns, Superior isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Superior are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Superior is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Superior who work in teaching (11.75%), management occupations (11.03%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (9.78%).

And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Superior has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.

Also of interest is that Superior has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Setting & Lifestyle

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Superior has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Superior has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Superior than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Superior may be for you.

One downside of living in Superior, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.22 minutes every day commuting to work.

Superior is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Superior Demographics

The percentage of adults in Superior who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.97% of the adults in Superior have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Superior in 2018 was $22,705, which is middle income relative to Arizona, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,820 for a family of four. However, Superior contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Superior is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Superior home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Superior, accounting for 65.16% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Superior residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Superior include Irish, German, English, Dutch, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Superior is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2022. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Superior, AZ HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to AZ* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Cvit Superior High School
100 W Panther Dr
Superior, AZ 85173
09-12
Ray Jr/sr High School
701 North Highway 177
Kearny, AZ 85137
07-12
Ray Elementary School
651 Sen. Chastain Dr.
Kearny, AZ 85137
PK-06
John F Kennedy School
1500 Sunset Dr
Superior, AZ 85273
PK-06
Superior Junior/senior High School
100 W Panther Dr
Superior, AZ 85173
07-12
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

SUPERIOR UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT (4440)


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Arizona

(10 is best)

Better than of AZ school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 90.1% 3.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 83.3% 3.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.8% 0.2%

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