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Red Mesa, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Red Mesa Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Apache County at latitude 36.9711 and longitude -109.3698. Apache County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,371 feet.

The formal official name is the Red Mesa Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Red Mesa, Arizona.

The U5 Census Class Code for Red Mesa indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Red Mesa Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Red Mesa Census Designated Place, AZ Boundary Map


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Red Mesa, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 477
Population in Households 477
Population in Familes 422
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 37
Diversity Index2 12
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 152
Average Household Size 3.14
Family Households 110
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 202 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 112 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 41 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (24.8%)
Median Home Value $94,118
Average Home Value $151,786
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $27,632
Average Household Income $39,039
Per Capita Income $11,424
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.15% -0.17%
Households 0.16% -0.13%
Families 0.88% -0.18%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Red Mesa, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Red Mesa 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 290 36th
Population Density1 # 384 15th
Diversity Index2 # 392 13th
Median Household Income # 357 21st
Per Capita Income # 345 24th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arizona Census Data Comparison Tool.