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Picture Rocks, Arizona - Basic Facts

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

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Pima County at latitude 32.3459 and longitude -111.2462. Pima County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,080 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Picture Rocks Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 70.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 9,507
Population in Households 9,502
Population in Familes 7,675
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 134
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 3,686
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 2,531
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,195 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,980 (71.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 705 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 509 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $81,433
Average Home Value $98,658


Median Household Income $50,387
Average Household Income $59,310
Per Capita Income $23,078
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.14% 0.13%
Households -0.02% 0.17%
Families -0.36% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   3.06%
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.


Picture Rocks, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Picture Rocks 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 # 71 84th
Population Density1 # 251 45th
Diversity Index2 # 192 58th
Median Household Income # 62 86th
Per Capita Income # 122 73rd

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