Ajo, AZ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ajo, Arizona - Basic Facts

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The Ajo Census Designated Place had a population of 3,268 as of July 1, 2016. Ajo ranks in 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 Ajo is located at latitude 32.3923 and longitude -112.8839 in Pima County. The formal boundaries for the Ajo Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 33.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pima County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 1,759 feet.

The Ajo Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407704) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Arizona is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Ajo Census Designated Place is located within Ajo Division of Pima County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ajo population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Ajo, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,268
Population in Households 3,256
Population in Familes 2,418
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 98
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 1,489
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 851
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,201 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 962 (43.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 527 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 712 (32.3%)
Median Home Value $91,565
Average Home Value $114,200


Median Household Income $32,719
Average Household Income $41,630
Per Capita Income $19,217
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.18% 0.05%
Households -0.24% -0.03%
Families -0.73% -0.24%
Median Household Income   -0.48%
Per Capita Income   1.27%
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.

Ajo, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ajo to the other 451 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 121 73rd
Population Density1 # 289 36th
Diversity Index2 # 65 86th
Median Household Income # 307 32nd
Per Capita Income # 234 48th

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