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Picacho, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Picacho Census Designated Place had a population of 473 as of July 1, 2016. Picacho 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 Picacho is located at latitude 32.7102 and longitude -111.4942 in Pinal County. The formal boundaries for the Picacho Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pinal County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 1,614 feet.

The Picacho Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2582840) 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 Picacho Census Designated Place is located within Eloy Division of Pinal County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Picacho 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 Picacho: Picacho Station.

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


Total Population 473
Population in Households 432
Population in Familes 357
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density1 76
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 167
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 114
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 187 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 111 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 57 (30.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $129,762
Average Home Value $140,455


Median Household Income $36,872
Average Household Income $48,251
Per Capita Income $17,238
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.73% 8.65%
Households 0.79% 8.14%
Families 0.87% 8.7%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
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.

Picacho, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Picacho 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 # 292 35th
Population Density1 # 318 30th
Diversity Index2 # 63 86th
Median Household Income # 236 48th
Per Capita Income # 276 39th

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