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Whetstone, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Whetstone Census Designated Place had a population of 2,555 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Whetstone is located at latitude 31.7087 and longitude -110.3502 in Cochise County. The formal boundaries for the Whetstone Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 11.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cochise County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,363 feet.

The Whetstone Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409579) 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 ""

Arizona is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Whetstone Census Designated Place is located within Sierra Vista Division of Cochise County.


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Whetstone, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Whetstone, AZ Housing Affordability Index is 181
State of Arizona Housing Affordability Index is 118
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Whetstone, AZ Wealth Index is 66
State of Arizona Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,555
Population in Households 2,541
Population in Families 2,015
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density 215
Diversity Index1 52
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,255
Average Household Income $66,089
Per Capita Income $26,918
Wealth Index3 66

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,163 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 867 (74.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 174 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 122 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $159,356
Housing Affordability Index2 181
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,041
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 688
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.26% -0.43%
Households -0.14% -0.39%
Families -0.26% -0.5%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.77%

Whetstone, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Whetstone to the other 450 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 137 70th
Population Density # 208 54th
Diversity Index # 175 61st
Median Household Income # 75 84th
Per Capita Income # 129 72nd

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