The Why Census Designated Place had a population of 174 as of July 1, 2016. Why ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Why is located at latitude 32.259 and longitude -112.7306 in Pima County. The formal boundaries for the Why Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pima County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 1,791 feet.
The Why Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2582904) 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 ""
Arizona is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Why Census Designated Place is located within Ajo Division of Pima County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Why population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Why: Rocky Point Junction.
|Population in Households||173|
|Population in Familes||122|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1|
|Average Household Size||1.75|
|Average Family Size||2|
|Total Housing Units||183 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||66 (36.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||33 (18.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||84 (45.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$116,176|
|Average Home Value||$136,154|
|Median Household Income||$35,000|
|Average Household Income||$39,469|
|Per Capita Income||$19,462|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-2.61%|
|Per Capita Income||0.93%|
The table below compares Why 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.
|Total Population||# 362||20th|
|Population Density1||# 420||7th|
|Diversity Index2||# 81||82nd|
|Median Household Income||# 276||39th|
|Per Capita Income||# 228||50th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arizona Census Data Comparison Tool.