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Gold Canyon, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Gold Canyon Census Designated Place had a population of 10,838 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Gold Canyon is located at latitude 33.3715 and longitude -111.4369 in Pinal County. The formal boundaries for the Gold Canyon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 22.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pinal County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 1,781 feet.

The Gold Canyon Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408303) 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 Gold Canyon Census Designated Place is located within North Pinal Division of Pinal County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gold Canyon 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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Gold Canyon Census Designated Place, AZ Boundary Map

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


Total Population 10,838
Population in Households 10,838
Population in Familes 8,975
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 484
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 5,207
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 3,781
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 7,335 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,526 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 680 ( 9.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,128 (29.0%)
Median Home Value $308,526
Average Home Value $362,461


Median Household Income $65,354
Average Household Income $88,843
Per Capita Income $42,304
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.04% 0.62%
Households 1.02% 0.48%
Families 0.82% 0.41%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
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.

Gold Canyon, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gold Canyon 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 # 66 86th
Population Density1 # 126 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 332 26th
Median Household Income # 37 92nd
Per Capita Income # 19 96th

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