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The Wide Ruins Census Designated Place had a population of 176 as of July 1, 2017. Wide Ruins 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 Wide Ruins is located at latitude 35.4174 and longitude -109.4995 in Apache County. The formal boundaries for the Wide Ruins Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Apache County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,273 feet.

The Wide Ruins Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2582905) 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 Wide Ruins Census Designated Place is located within Fort Defiance Division of Apache County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wide Ruins: Wide Ruin.

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


Total Population 176
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 150
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 150
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 150
Population in Familes 132
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density2 450
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $12,750
Average Household Income $21,231
Per Capita Income $7,801


Total Housing Units 24 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 (29.2%)
Median Home Value $50,000
Average Home Value $155,357


Total Households 17
Average Household Size 8.82
Family Households 12
Average Family Size 11
  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 0.0% -0.57%
Households -0.79% 0.0%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   0.52%

Wide Ruins, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wide Ruins 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 # 361 20th
Population Density # 133 71st
Diversity Index # 409 10th
Median Household Income # 449 1st
Per Capita Income # 437 3rd

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