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Keams Canyon, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Keams Canyon Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Navajo County at latitude 35.8208 and longitude -110.2037. Navajo County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,188 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Keams Canyon 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 Keams Canyon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Keams Canyon: Keam, Keam Canyon, Keams Canon, Peach Orchard Spring.

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


Total Population 302
Population in Households 302
Population in Familes 251
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 18
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 103
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 69
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 142 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 45 (31.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 57 (40.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (27.5%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $175,532


Median Household Income $36,035
Average Household Income $51,534
Per Capita Income $15,775
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.16% -0.13%
Households -0.23% 0.0%
Families -0.34% 0.0%
Median Household Income   6.77%
Per Capita Income   2.93%
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.


Keams Canyon, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Keams Canyon 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 # 318 30th
Population Density1 # 422 7th
Diversity Index2 # 361 20th
Median Household Income # 233 49th
Per Capita Income # 278 39th

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