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Tusayan, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Town of Tusayan had a population of 579 as of July 1, 2016. Tusayan ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for 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 Tusayan is located at latitude 35.955 and longitude -112.1202 in Coconino County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Tusayan (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Coconino County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,594 feet.

The Town of Tusayan (GNIS ID: 2663676) 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 "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Arizona is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Tusayan is located within Williams Division of Coconino County.

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

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


Total Population 579
Population in Households 558
Population in Familes 405
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density1 34
Diversity Index2 82


Total Households 238
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 131
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 305 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 80 (26.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 159 (52.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 (22.0%)
Median Home Value $130,435
Average Home Value $144,063


Median Household Income $38,646
Average Household Income $48,944
Per Capita Income $18,201
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 0.41%
Households 0.48% 0.58%
Families 6.0% 0.45%
Median Household Income   -0.36%
Per Capita Income   0.93%
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.

Tusayan, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tusayan 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 # 272 40th
Population Density1 # 387 14th
Diversity Index2 # 13 97th
Median Household Income # 207 54th
Per Capita Income # 257 43rd

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