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Ash Fork, Arizona - Basic Facts

Ash Fork is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Ash Fork Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Yavapai County at latitude 35.225 and longitude -112.4841. Yavapai County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,138 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Ash Fork Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ash Fork: Ashfork.

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


Total Population 397
Population in Households 397
Population in Familes 313
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 172
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 154
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 96
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 221 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 127 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (12.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 (30.3%)
Median Home Value $99,419
Average Home Value $151,772


Median Household Income $26,135
Average Household Income $30,434
Per Capita Income $13,392
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.06% 0.25%
Households 0.31% 0.26%
Families -0.48% 0.21%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   0.88%
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.


Ash Fork, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ash Fork 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 # 309 32nd
Population Density1 # 229 49th
Diversity Index2 # 148 68th
Median Household Income # 377 17th
Per Capita Income # 313 31st

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