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Amado, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Amado Census Designated Place had a population of 289 as of July 1, 2016. Amado 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 Amado is located at latitude 31.6974 and longitude -111.0608 in Santa Cruz County. The formal boundaries for the Amado Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Santa Cruz County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,097 feet.

The Amado Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407737) 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 Amado Census Designated Place is located within Nogales Division of Santa Cruz County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Amado 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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Amado, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 289
Population in Households 289
Population in Familes 219
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 55
Diversity Index2 77


Total Households 129
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 77
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 207 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 83 (40.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (37.7%)
Median Home Value $310,000
Average Home Value $324,702


Median Household Income $43,319
Average Household Income $56,757
Per Capita Income $26,403
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.33% -0.49%
Households -0.12% -0.31%
Families 0.0% -0.52%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.72%
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.

Amado, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Amado 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 # 325 28th
Population Density1 # 354 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 33 93rd
Median Household Income # 142 69th
Per Capita Income # 86 81st

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