Fort Defiance is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Fort Defiance Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Apache County at latitude 35.7445 and longitude -109.0765. Apache County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,834 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Fort Defiance Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 6.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.Photos of the local Fort Defiance, AZ area
|Population in Households||3,601|
|Population in Familes||3,190|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||3|
|Average Household Size||3.37|
|Average Family Size||4|
|Total Housing Units||1,254 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||575 (45.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||493 (39.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||186 (14.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$110,671|
|Average Home Value||$166,594|
|Median Household Income||$29,395|
|Average Household Income||$41,419|
|Per Capita Income||$12,426|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.18%|
|Per Capita Income||1.74%|
The table below compares Fort Defiance to the other 451 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 115||75th|
|Population Density1||# 103||77th|
|Diversity Index2||# 335||26th|
|Median Household Income||# 333||26th|
|Per Capita Income||# 332||27th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arizona Census Data Comparison Tool.