Wide Ruins, AZ Profile: Facts & Data


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Wide Ruins, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Wide Ruins Census Designated Place had a population of 181 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wide Ruins: Wide Ruin.

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


Total Population 181
Population in Households 154
Population in Familes 137
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density2 463
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $13,500
Average Household Income $20,300
Per Capita Income $7,813


Total Housing Units 24 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2 ( 8.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 (25.0%)
Median Home Value $58,333
Average Home Value $150,000


Total Households 18
Average Household Size 8.56
Family Households 12
Average Family Size 11
  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 0.34% 0.22%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 0.0% 1.61%
Median Household Income   1.09%
Per Capita Income   1.45%

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, 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 # 360 20th
Population Density # 131 71st
Diversity Index # 421 7th
Median Household Income # 448 1st
Per Capita Income # 441 2nd

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