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Mescal, Arizona - Basic Facts

Mescal is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Mescal Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Cochise County at latitude 31.9901 and longitude -110.4354. Cochise County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,085 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Mescal Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 4.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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Mescal, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mescal 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 # 156 66th
Population Density1 # 150 67th
Diversity Index2 # 226 50th
Median Household Income # 87 81st
Per Capita Income # 104 77th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,822
Population in Households 1,822
Population in Familes 1,488
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 375
Diversity Index2 38
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 776
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 537
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 875 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 638 (72.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 139 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 99 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $104,231
Average Home Value $134,208
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,181
Average Household Income $56,668
Per Capita Income $23,774
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.13% 1.37%
Households 0.27% 1.43%
Families 0.76% 1.41%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   2.25%
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.

Information Updates

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