Gila County AZ Information


Gila County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 54,696
Daytime Population: Workers 19,443
Daytime Population: Residents 36,198
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 55,641
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 53,777
Population in Familes 42,547
Population in Group Qrtrs 919
Population Density2 12
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $37,819
Average Household Income $50,594
Per Capita Income $21,152


Total Housing Units 34,775 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,535 (47.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,015 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 12,225 (35.2%)
Median Home Value $156,959
Average Home Value $207,085


Total Households 22,550
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 14,517
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 0.28% 0.49%
Households 0.34% 0.53%
Families 0.21% 0.45%
Median Household Income   -0.14%
Per Capita Income   2.09%


Gila County AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gila County to the other 15 counties and county equivalents 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 # 11 33rd
Population Density # 9 47th
Diversity Index # 12 27th
Median Household Income # 11 33rd
Per Capita Income # 10 40th

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