Sawmill, AZ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sawmill, Arizona - Basic Facts

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The Sawmill Census Designated Place had a population of 731 as of July 1, 2017. Sawmill 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 Sawmill is located at latitude 35.8941 and longitude -109.1572 in Apache County. The formal boundaries for the Sawmill Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Apache County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,680 feet.

The Sawmill Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409289) 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 Sawmill Census Designated Place is located within Fort Defiance Division of Apache County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sawmill population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Sawmill, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 731
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 575
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 575
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 731
Population in Familes 637
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 127
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $30,220
Average Household Income $43,155
Per Capita Income $13,074


Total Housing Units 243 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 163 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (11.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (21.8%)
Median Home Value $63,636
Average Home Value $109,259


Total Households 190
Average Household Size 3.85
Family Households 133
Average Family Size 5
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.32% -0.61%
Households -0.43% -0.64%
Families -2.6% -0.76%
Median Household Income   0.79%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Sawmill, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sawmill to the other 451 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 240 47th
Population Density # 259 43rd
Diversity Index # 428 6th
Median Household Income # 341 25th
Per Capita Income # 329 27th

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