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The Why Census Designated Place had a population of 184 as of July 1, 2020. Why 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 Why is located at latitude 32.2687 and longitude -112.7388 in Pima County. The formal boundaries for the Why Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 8.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pima County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 1,791 feet.
The Why Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2582904) 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 ""
Arizona is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Why Census Designated Place is located within Ajo Division of Pima County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Why: Rocky Point Junction.
|Total Population||184 (100%)|
|Population in Households||183 (99.5%)|
|Population in Families||129 (70.1%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||1 ( 0.5%)|
|Median Household Income||$45,907|
|Average Household Income||$54,309|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||8%|
|Per Capita Income||$26,682|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||193 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||71 (36.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||36 (18.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||86 (44.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$89,130|
|Average Home Value||$121,528|
|Housing Affordability Index3||340|
|Average Household Size||1.71|
|Average Family Size||2|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.44%|
|Per Capita Income||2.71%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.9%|
The table below compares Why to the other 450 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 360||20th|
|Population Density||# 417||8th|
|Median Household Income||# 199||56th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 417||93rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 142||69th|
|Diversity Index||# 79||82nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arizona Census Data Comparison Tool.