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Parks, Arizona - Basic Facts

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

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Coconino County at latitude 35.2606 and longitude -111.9488. Coconino County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,080 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Parks Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 172.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Parks: Maine, Park.

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


Total Population 1,179
Population in Households 1,179
Population in Familes 937
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 7
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 540
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 355
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,297 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 458 (35.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 82 ( 6.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 757 (58.4%)
Median Home Value $197,962
Average Home Value $253,446


Median Household Income $47,379
Average Household Income $55,402
Per Capita Income $25,367
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.18% 0.12%
Households 0.26% 0.26%
Families 0.07% 0.17%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.47%
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.


Parks, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Parks 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 # 194 57th
Population Density1 # 441 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 265 41st
Median Household Income # 78 83rd
Per Capita Income # 81 82nd

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