Salome, AZ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Salome, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Salome Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in La Paz County at latitude 33.7778 and longitude -113.606. La Paz County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 1,873 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Salome 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 Salome Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 33.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Salome Census Designated Place, AZ Boundary Map


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


Total Population 1,521
Population in Households 1,521
Population in Familes 1,184
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 46
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 751
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 488
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 1,090 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 646 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 105 ( 9.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 339 (31.1%)
Median Home Value $95,297
Average Home Value $120,085


Median Household Income $29,778
Average Household Income $37,849
Per Capita Income $18,536
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.14% -0.2%
Households 0.25% 0.0%
Families -0.29% -0.12%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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.


Salome, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Salome 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 # 171 62nd
Population Density1 # 371 18th
Diversity Index2 # 166 63rd
Median Household Income # 326 28th
Per Capita Income # 230 49th

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