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The City of Bisbee had a population of 4,955 as of July 1, 2022. Bisbee ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Bisbee is located at latitude 31.4482 and longitude -109.9284 in Cochise County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bisbee encompass a land area of 5.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cochise County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,538 feet.

The City of Bisbee has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Arizona is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Bisbee is located within Bisbee Division of Cochise County.

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Bisbee, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 4,955 (100%)
Population in Households 4,767 (96.2%)
Population in Families 3,268 (66.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 188 ( 3.8%)
Population Density 957
Diversity Index2 72


Median Household Income $42,247
Average Household Income $61,429
% of Income for Mortgage4 25%
Per Capita Income $29,921
Wealth Index5 47


Total HU (Housing Units) 3,115 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,797 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 660 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 658 (21.1%)
Median Home Value $199,320
Average Home Value $220,604
Housing Affordability Index3 103


Total Households 2,457
Average Household Size 1.94
Family Households 1,200
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 0.29% -0.19%
Households -0.13% -0.10%
Families   -0.05%
Median Household Income   4.94%
Per Capita Income   5.18%
Owner Occupied HU   0.10%

Bisbee, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bisbee to the other 467 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 97 79th
Population Density # 72 85th
Median Household Income # 297 37th
Housing Affordability Index # 203 43rd
Per Capita Income # 175 63rd
Diversity Index # 105 78th

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