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Amado, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Amado Census Designated Place had a population of 288 as of July 1, 2017. Amado 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 Amado is located at latitude 31.6974 and longitude -111.0608 in Santa Cruz County. The formal boundaries for the Amado Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Santa Cruz County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,097 feet.

The Amado Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407737) 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 Amado Census Designated Place is located within Nogales Division of Santa Cruz County.

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


Total Population 288
Daytime Population: Workers 43
Daytime Population: Residents 210
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 253
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 288
Population in Familes 217
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 55
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $41,277
Average Household Income $56,674
Per Capita Income $25,846


Total Housing Units 207 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 83 (40.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 (38.2%)
Median Home Value $350,000
Average Home Value $385,671


Total Households 128
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 76
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 -0.33% -0.49%
Households -0.21% -0.47%
Families -0.18% -0.53%
Median Household Income   0.45%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

Amado, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Amado 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 # 322 29th
Population Density # 353 22nd
Diversity Index # 37 92nd
Median Household Income # 180 60th
Per Capita Income # 105 77th

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