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Sanders, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Sanders Census Designated Place had a population of 625 as of July 1, 2018. Sanders ranks in the lower 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 Sanders is located at latitude 35.2164 and longitude -109.3337 in Apache County. The formal boundaries for the Sanders Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 2.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Apache County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,866 feet.

The Sanders Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2582858) 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 Sanders Census Designated Place is located within Puerco Division of Apache County.

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Sanders, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 625
Population in Households 625
Population in Familes 563
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 261
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $32,845
Average Household Income $41,454
Per Capita Income $11,505


Total Housing Units 246 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 140 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 59 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (19.1%)
Median Home Value $85,333
Average Home Value $115,714


Total Households 199
Average Household Size 3.14
Family Households 151
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.1% 0.16%
Households -0.06% 0.1%
Families 0.0% 0.13%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   2.99%

Sanders, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sanders to the other 451 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 266 41st
Population Density # 189 58th
Diversity Index # 346 24th
Median Household Income # 325 28th
Per Capita Income # 368 19th

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