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Willcox, Arizona - Basic Facts

The City of Willcox had a population of 3,395 as of July 1, 2018. Willcox 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 Willcox is located at latitude 32.2529 and longitude -109.832 in Cochise County. The formal boundaries for the City of Willcox encompass a land area of 6.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Cochise County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,167 feet.

The City of Willcox (GNIS ID: 2412266) 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 Willcox is located within Willcox Division of Cochise County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Willcox: Wilcox.

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


Total Population 3,395
Population in Households 3,376
Population in Familes 2,729
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density2 552
Diversity Index3 79


Median Household Income $37,414
Average Household Income $46,396
Per Capita Income $18,093


Total Housing Units 1,680 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 685 (40.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 609 (36.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 386 (23.0%)
Median Home Value $98,918
Average Home Value $168,139


Total Households 1,294
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 847
Average Family Size 3
  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 -1.22% -1.19%
Households -1.13% -1.14%
Families -1.23% -1.18%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   3.11%

Willcox, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Willcox 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 # 120 74th
Population Density # 110 76th
Diversity Index # 25 95th
Median Household Income # 263 42nd
Per Capita Income # 286 37th

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