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Poston, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Poston Census Designated Place had a population of 292 as of July 1, 2018. Poston ranks in 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 Poston is located at latitude 33.9906 and longitude -114.3963 in La Paz County. The formal boundaries for the Poston Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. La Paz County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 335 feet.

The Poston Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409097) 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 Poston Census Designated Place is located within Parker Division of La Paz County.

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


Total Population 292
Population in Households 286
Population in Familes 240
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 214
Diversity Index3 87


Median Household Income $32,181
Average Household Income $44,367
Per Capita Income $15,737


Total Housing Units 94 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 55 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $62,500
Average Home Value $97,368


Total Households 84
Average Household Size 3.4
Family Households 60
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 0.29% 0.14%
Households 0.44% 0.24%
Families -0.59% 0.33%
Median Household Income   4.25%
Per Capita Income   3.58%

Poston, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Poston 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 # 323 29th
Population Density # 208 54th
Diversity Index # 5 99th
Median Household Income # 332 27th
Per Capita Income # 310 31st

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