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The Central Census Designated Place had a population of 674 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Central is located at latitude 32.8676 and longitude -109.7929 in Graham County. The formal boundaries for the Central Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Graham County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,884 feet.

The Central Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2582751) 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 Central Census Designated Place is located within Safford Division of Graham County.

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


Total Population 674
Population in Households 674
Population in Familes 612
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 357
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $53,605
Average Household Income $61,683
Per Capita Income $18,653


Total Housing Units 223 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 158 (70.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $269,340
Average Home Value $274,528


Total Households 198
Average Household Size 3.4
Family Households 163
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.53% 0.53%
Households 0.57% 0.5%
Families 0.46% 0.49%
Median Household Income   0.54%
Per Capita Income   2.08%

Central, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Central 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 # 254 44th
Population Density # 158 65th
Diversity Index # 206 55th
Median Household Income # 76 83rd
Per Capita Income # 271 40th

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