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Paulden, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Paulden Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Yavapai County at latitude 34.8899 and longitude -112.4938. Yavapai County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,409 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Paulden 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 Paulden Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 57.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 5,653
Population in Households 5,650
Population in Familes 4,799
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 99
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 2,089
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 1,538
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,470 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,635 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 454 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 381 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $103,803
Average Home Value $132,650


Median Household Income $39,940
Average Household Income $51,239
Per Capita Income $18,829
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.84% 1.53%
Households 2.04% 1.66%
Families 1.9% 1.55%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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.


Paulden, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Paulden 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 # 87 81st
Population Density1 # 288 36th
Diversity Index2 # 137 70th
Median Household Income # 168 63rd
Per Capita Income # 221 51st

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