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Willcox, Arizona - Basic Facts

The City of Willcox had a population of 3,461 as of July 1, 2016. Willcox ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arizona. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Willcox is located at latitude 32.2516 and longitude -109.8357 in Cochise County. The formal boundaries for the City of Willcox (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Cochise County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,167 feet.

The City of Willcox (GNIS ID: 2412266) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Arizona is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Willcox is located within Willcox Division of Cochise County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Willcox population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Willcox: Wilcox.


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Willcox, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,461
Population in Households 3,442
Population in Familes 2,756
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 563
Diversity Index2 79
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,325
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 866
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,688 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 680 (40.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 645 (38.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 363 (21.5%)
Median Home Value $91,492
Average Home Value $144,420
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,467
Average Household Income $42,506
Per Capita Income $16,676
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.3% -1.26%
Households -1.11% -1.16%
Families -1.27% -1.3%
Median Household Income   -0.8%
Per Capita Income   0.9%
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.

Willcox, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Willcox to the other 451 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 118 74th
Population Density1 # 107 76th
Diversity Index2 # 24 95th
Median Household Income # 295 35th
Per Capita Income # 288 36th

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