The Town of Gila Bend is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Maricopa County at latitude 32.9662 and longitude -112.7155. Maricopa County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 735 feet.
The formal official name is the Town of Gila Bend, but most people and references simply refer to it as Gila Bend, Arizona.
The P1 Census Class Code for Gila Bend indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
The formal boundaries for the Town of Gila Bend (see map below) encompass a land area of 64.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Gila Bend: Big Bend, Gila Bend Station, Gila Ranch, Gila Station, Old Fort, Opansoitak, Opasoitac, Rinconada, San Simon y Judas, Santos Apostoles San Simon y Judas, Tesota, Tezotal, Uhupat Oidak, Uparsoytac, Upasoitac, Uupatoitak.
|Population in Households||1,935|
|Population in Familes||1,644|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.88|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||955 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||364 (38.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||307 (32.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||284 (29.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$90,034|
|Average Home Value||$104,132|
|Median Household Income||$30,734|
|Average Household Income||$40,532|
|Per Capita Income||$13,381|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.81%|
|Per Capita Income||2.07%|
The table below compares Gila Bend 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.
|Total Population||# 153||66th|
|Population Density1||# 388||15th|
|Diversity Index2||# 8||98th|
|Median Household Income||# 314||31st|
|Per Capita Income||# 315||30th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arizona Census Data Comparison Tool.