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Young, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Young Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Gila County at latitude 34.1241 and longitude -110.9383. Gila County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,187 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Young 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 Young Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 47.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 663
Population in Households 663
Population in Familes 496
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 14
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 323
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 187
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 674 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 246 (36.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 78 (11.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 351 (52.1%)
Median Home Value $98,235
Average Home Value $147,561


Median Household Income $33,512
Average Household Income $46,393
Per Capita Income $23,011
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.11% -0.06%
Households 0.22% 0.06%
Families -0.74% -0.11%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
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.


Young, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Young 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 # 256 43rd
Population Density1 # 428 5th
Diversity Index2 # 301 33rd
Median Household Income # 285 37th
Per Capita Income # 123 73rd

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