New River is a small populated area located in Maricopa County, Arizona. It possesses an area of 70.8 sq. miles. Its total population is 14,952. Male percentage of the population is 50.5% and females are at 49.5%. The median resident age is 37.1 years. Christianity is the major religion in the town. The average household size is 2.42 and the average family size is 3.26.
New River has an average education system. Student to teacher ratio is 19:1. 86.8% of residents completed a high school education, 78.4% passed college exams, 68.4% completed an Associate’s Degree, 23.3% attained a Bachelors degree, 7.2% completed a Masters Degree and 1.4% passed Professional degree exams.
New River has a stable economy. The median household income is $76,000. The unemployment rate is at 5.7% in the area, which is less than the surrounding neighborhoods. 7.9% of the residents are living below poverty level.
The city mainly focused on providing high-tech job opportunities. The New River economic development division promotes tourism. The air quality index is worse than the county’s average but the pollution index is quite good. The crime rate is high compared to other parts of the county. Major Employers of the city are Intel, PayPal and Bank of America. Everything in the city is well managed and organized in the city. There is the Economic Development Services Department that serves the emerging entrepreneurs. They are in close contact with the real estate industry and provide assistance to the incoming investors. Additionally the department guides the people when dealing with construction of the buildings, licensing, tax issues, and environment issues while initiating business in the area.