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Snowflake, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Town of Snowflake had a population of 6,037 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Snowflake is located at latitude 34.5215 and longitude -110.0912 in Navajo County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Snowflake (see map below) encompass a land area of 33.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Navajo County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,584 feet.

The Town of Snowflake (GNIS ID: 2413301) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Snowflake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Snowflake, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 6,037
Population in Households 6,009
Population in Familes 5,352
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density1 180
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 1,875
Average Household Size 3.2
Family Households 1,453
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 2,252 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,388 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 487 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 377 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $128,659
Average Home Value $153,726


Median Household Income $43,994
Average Household Income $53,186
Per Capita Income $17,432
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.48% 1.25%
Households 1.44% 1.22%
Families 0.79% 1.14%
Median Household Income   3.17%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
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.

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Snowflake, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Snowflake 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 84 82nd
Population Density1 # 224 51st
Diversity Index2 # 186 59th
Median Household Income # 126 72nd
Per Capita Income # 253 44th

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