The Town of Gila Bend had a population of 1,971 as of July 1, 2015. Gila Bend ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arizona. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Gila Bend is located at latitude 32.9662 and longitude -112.7155 in Maricopa County. 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. Maricopa County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 735 feet.
The Town of Gila Bend (GNIS ID: 2412681) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Arizona is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Gila Bend is located within Gila Bend Division of Maricopa County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gila Bend population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
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||1,971|
|Population in Familes||1,677|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.88|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||964 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||366 (38.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||320 (33.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||279 (28.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$101,220|
|Average Home Value||$116,052|
|Median Household Income||$27,395|
|Average Household Income||$33,150|
|Per Capita Income||$10,874|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.7%|
|Per Capita Income||2.05%|
The table below compares Gila Bend to the other 451 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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||# 152||67th|
|Population Density1||# 385||15th|
|Diversity Index2||# 7||99th|
|Median Household Income||# 376||17th|
|Per Capita Income||# 365||19th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arizona Census Data Comparison Tool.