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The Town of Gila Bend had a population of 1,872 as of July 1, 2022. Gila Bend 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 Gila Bend is located at latitude 32.9478 and longitude -112.7168 in Maricopa County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Gila Bend encompass a land area of 64.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Maricopa County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 735 feet.
The Town of Gila Bend 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 "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Arizona is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Gila Bend is located within Gila Bend Division of Maricopa County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Gila Bend: Big Bend, Gila Bend Station, Gila Ranch, Gila Station, Old Fort, Opansoitak, Opasoitac, Rinconada, San Simon y Judas, Santos Apostoles San Simon y Judas, Tesota, Tezotal, Uhupat Oidak, Uparsoytac, Upasoitac, Uupatoitak.
|Total Population||1,872 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,870 (99.9%)|
|Population in Families||1,583 (84.6%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||2 ( 0.1%)|
|Median Household Income||$46,756|
|Average Household Income||$67,387|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||10%|
|Per Capita Income||$21,575|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||707 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||314 (44.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||313 (44.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||80 (11.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$88,514|
|Average Home Value||$126,518|
|Housing Affordability Index3||271|
|Average Household Size||2.98|
|Average Family Size||4.00|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.55%|
|Per Capita Income||3.55%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.81%|
The table below compares Gila Bend to the other 467 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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.
|Total Population||# 151||68th|
|Population Density||# 402||14th|
|Median Household Income||# 238||49th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 422||90th|
|Per Capita Income||# 297||37th|
|Diversity Index||# 10||98th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arizona Census Data Comparison Tool.
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