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Picacho, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Picacho Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Pinal County at latitude 32.7102 and longitude -111.4942. Pinal County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 1,614 feet.

The formal official name is the Picacho Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Picacho, Arizona.

The U5 Census Class Code for Picacho indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Picacho: Picacho Station.

Picacho Census Designated Place, AZ Boundary Map


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


Total Population 520
Population in Households 476
Population in Familes 392
Population in Group Qrtrs 44
Population Density1 82
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 186
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 127
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 207 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 125 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $119,231
Average Home Value $134,073


Median Household Income $34,509
Average Household Income $44,940
Per Capita Income $16,602
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.36% 9.05%
Households 2.57% 8.68%
Families 2.57% 9.18%
Median Household Income   4.88%
Per Capita Income   1.42%
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, 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 # 281 38th
Population Density1 # 312 31st
Diversity Index2 # 69 85th
Median Household Income # 275 39th
Per Capita Income # 266 41st

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