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Congress, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Congress Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Yavapai County at latitude 34.1532 and longitude -112.8656. Yavapai County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,051 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Congress 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 Congress Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 37.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Congress: Congress Junction, Weaver.

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


Total Population 1,989
Population in Households 1,973
Population in Familes 1,563
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density1 53
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 963
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 651
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 1,239 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 822 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 140 (11.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 276 (22.3%)
Median Home Value $272,656
Average Home Value $315,170


Median Household Income $35,840
Average Household Income $46,852
Per Capita Income $22,298
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.17% 0.66%
Households 0.3% 0.64%
Families 0.11% 0.49%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
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.


Congress, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Congress 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 # 149 67th
Population Density1 # 360 21st
Diversity Index2 # 270 41st
Median Household Income # 242 47th
Per Capita Income # 133 71st

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