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Gisela, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Gisela Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Gila County at latitude 34.1018 and longitude -111.288. Gila County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,881 feet.

The formal official name is the Gisela Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Gisela, Arizona.

The U5 Census Class Code for Gisela indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Gisela Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Gisela Census Designated Place, AZ Boundary Map


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


Total Population 564
Population in Households 564
Population in Familes 407
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 197
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 244
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 138
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 332 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 203 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 88 (26.5%)
Median Home Value $92,560
Average Home Value $117,241


Median Household Income $38,614
Average Household Income $46,263
Per Capita Income $21,672
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.25% -0.32%
Households 0.1% -0.08%
Families -1.94% -0.29%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
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.


Gisela, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gisela 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 # 272 40th
Population Density1 # 218 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 339 25th
Median Household Income # 185 59th
Per Capita Income # 147 68th

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