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Sunizona, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Sunizona Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Cochise County at latitude 31.8841 and longitude -109.6329. Cochise County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,347 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Sunizona 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 Sunizona Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 274
Population in Households 274
Population in Familes 203
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 32
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 132
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 77
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 206 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 105 (51.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 (35.9%)
Median Home Value $90,625
Average Home Value $140,385


Median Household Income $27,871
Average Household Income $40,693
Per Capita Income $19,502
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.59% -0.82%
Households -0.35% -0.61%
Families 0.62% -0.79%
Median Household Income   3.89%
Per Capita Income   2.37%
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.


Sunizona, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sunizona 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 # 332 27th
Population Density1 # 390 14th
Diversity Index2 # 203 56th
Median Household Income # 354 22nd
Per Capita Income # 209 54th

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