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The Central Census Designated Place had a population of 691 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Central is located at latitude 32.8681 and longitude -109.7913 in Graham County. The formal boundaries for the Central Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Graham County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,884 feet.

The Central Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2582751) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Arizona is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Central Census Designated Place is located within Safford Division of Graham County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Central population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Central, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 691
Daytime Population: Workers 100
Daytime Population: Residents 437
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 537
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 691
Population in Familes 627
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 366
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $55,025
Average Household Income $61,435
Per Capita Income $18,549


Total Housing Units 227 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 162 (71.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $237,500
Average Home Value $283,796


Total Households 202
Average Household Size 3.42
Family Households 167
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.95% 1.05%
Households 0.92% 1.07%
Families 0.86% 0.94%
Median Household Income   -0.12%
Per Capita Income   1.72%

Central, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Central to the other 451 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 248 45th
Population Density # 154 66th
Diversity Index # 204 55th
Median Household Income # 60 87th
Per Capita Income # 259 43rd

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