Gila County AZ Information


Gila County Subdivisions

Gila County AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 54,366
Population in Households 53,436
Population in Familes 42,386
Population in Group Qrtrs 930
Population Density1 11
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 22,649
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 14,604
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 33,978 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,585 (48.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,064 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,329 (33.3%)
Median Home Value $142,953
Average Home Value $194,637


Median Household Income $39,754
Average Household Income $54,761
Per Capita Income $22,979
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.27% 0.29%
Households 0.56% 0.4%
Families 0.41% 0.3%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   2.59%
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.


Gila County AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gila County to the other 15 counties and county equivalents in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 11 33rd
Population Density1 # 9 47th
Diversity Index2 # 12 27th
Median Household Income # 10 40th
Per Capita Income # 5 73rd

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