Rye, AZ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rye, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Rye Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Gila County at latitude 34.0978 and longitude -111.3543. Gila County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,133 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Rye 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 Rye Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Rye Census Designated Place, AZ Boundary Map


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


Total Population 76
Population in Households 76
Population in Familes 60
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 149
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 41
Average Household Size 1.85
Family Households 26
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 63 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 32 (50.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (34.9%)
Median Home Value $218,750
Average Home Value $283,333


Median Household Income $44,074
Average Household Income $63,543
Per Capita Income $29,150
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.31% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 6.37% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.4%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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.


Rye, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rye 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 # 410 10th
Population Density1 # 238 47th
Diversity Index2 # 262 42nd
Median Household Income # 106 77th
Per Capita Income # 46 90th

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