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Whiteriver, Arizona - Basic Facts

Whiteriver is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Whiteriver Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Navajo County at latitude 33.837 and longitude -109.9643. Navajo County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,246 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Whiteriver Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 15.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 4,064
Population in Households 4,031
Population in Familes 3,558
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density1 259
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 996
Average Household Size 4.05
Family Households 810
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,072 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 498 (46.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 498 (46.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $86,957
Average Home Value $135,400


Median Household Income $23,998
Average Household Income $34,683
Per Capita Income $8,582
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.23% -0.12%
Households -0.26% 0.0%
Families -0.26% -0.07%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
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.


Whiteriver, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Whiteriver 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 # 111 76th
Population Density1 # 192 58th
Diversity Index2 # 416 8th
Median Household Income # 412 9th
Per Capita Income # 417 8th

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