Gila County AZ Information

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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, 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 # 11 33rd
Population Density1 # 9 47th
Diversity Index2 # 12 27th
Median Household Income # 10 40th
Per Capita Income # 7 60th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 54,227
Population in Households 53,284
Population in Familes 42,215
Population in Group Qrtrs 943
Population Density1 11
Diversity Index2 60
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 22,518
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 14,513
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 33,641 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,618 (49.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,900 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,123 (33.1%)
Median Home Value $134,771
Average Home Value $184,162
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,893
Average Household Income $51,058
Per Capita Income $21,370
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.28% 0.13%
Households 0.55% 0.25%
Families 0.36% 0.13%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
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.

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