Tonopah, AZ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Tonopah, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Tonopah Census Designated Place had a population of 60 as of July 1, 2017. Tonopah 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 Tonopah is located at latitude 33.488 and longitude -112.9308 in Maricopa County. The formal boundaries for the Tonopah Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Maricopa County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 1,122 feet.

The Tonopah Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2582878) 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 Tonopah Census Designated Place is located within Buckeye Division of Maricopa County.

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


Total Population 60
Daytime Population: Workers 145
Daytime Population: Residents 36
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 181
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 3.02
Population in Households 60
Population in Familes 50
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 44
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $55,336
Average Household Income $76,212
Per Capita Income $25,959


Total Housing Units 30 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 21 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1 ( 3.3%)
Median Home Value $120,833
Average Home Value $178,571


Total Households 29
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 20
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 0.0% 2.23%
Households 0.0% 1.99%
Families 3.13% 1.92%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   3.6%

Tonopah, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tonopah 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 # 418 8th
Population Density # 372 18th
Diversity Index # 67 85th
Median Household Income # 57 88th
Per Capita Income # 102 78th

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