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Tusayan, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Town of Tusayan had a population of 578 as of July 1, 2017. Tusayan ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper 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 Tusayan is located at latitude 35.955 and longitude -112.1202 in Coconino County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Tusayan (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Coconino County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,594 feet.

The Town of Tusayan (GNIS ID: 2663676) 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 "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 Town of Tusayan is located within Williams Division of Coconino County.

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

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


Total Population 578
Daytime Population: Workers 1,700
Daytime Population: Residents 374
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,074
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 3.59
Population in Households 557
Population in Familes 403
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density2 34
Diversity Index3 82


Median Household Income $40,143
Average Household Income $51,538
Per Capita Income $19,112


Total Housing Units 305 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 79 (25.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 159 (52.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 (22.3%)
Median Home Value $148,750
Average Home Value $157,911


Total Households 237
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 130
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.49% 0.55%
Households 0.35% 0.58%
Families 5.04% 0.61%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   2.77%

Tusayan, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tusayan 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 # 271 40th
Population Density # 387 14th
Diversity Index # 14 97th
Median Household Income # 197 57th
Per Capita Income # 245 46th

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