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The Peridot Census Designated Place had a population of 1,425 as of July 1, 2017. Peridot ranks in the lower 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 Peridot is located at latitude 33.301 and longitude -110.452 in Gila County. The formal boundaries for the Peridot Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Gila County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,625 feet.

The Peridot Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409055) 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 "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 Peridot Census Designated Place is located within San Carlos Division of Gila County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Peridot 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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Peridot, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,425
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 1,142
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,142
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 1,423
Population in Familes 1,255
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 276
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $26,733
Average Household Income $41,738
Per Capita Income $9,578


Total Housing Units 390 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 296 (75.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $49,664
Average Home Value $90,456


Total Households 350
Average Household Size 4.07
Family Households 285
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.75% 0.88%
Households 0.69% 0.84%
Families 1.55% 0.76%
Median Household Income   -0.43%
Per Capita Income   1.43%

Peridot, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Peridot 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 # 180 60th
Population Density # 185 59th
Diversity Index # 369 18th
Median Household Income # 381 16th
Per Capita Income # 413 9th

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