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Gila County, AZ


Micropolitan Statistical Area: Payson, AZ
Designated Market Area: Phoenix, AZ
USDA County Type (2015): Recreation/Tourism, Low Employment, Retirement Destination
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Graying America

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2022 population: 53,922   ( 325 from 2010)
Land area: 4757.3 square miles
Population density: 11.3 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:33,315 61.78% 5.6%
Black:3470.64% 77.9%
Indian:8,63616.02% 13.4%
Asian:5140.95% 77.2%
2+ races:7001.30% 22.2%
Hispanic:10,41019.31% 8.6%
Total non-White:20,60738.22% 12.6%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:1,040 9.8
Deaths:2,26521.3
Net Migration: 1,85317.4
Net Immigration: 310.3
Change in White population:-1,983 -3.7
Change in Non-White pop.:2,308 4.3




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
53,597
35,29865.86%
1950.36%
7,61514.21%
2900.54%
5731.07%
9,58817.89%
18,29934.14%

2000
51,335
35,39168.94%
1740.34%
6,41212.49%
2350.46%
5411.05%
8,54616.65%
15,94431.06%

1990
40,216
27,41468.17%
960.24%
5,15712.82%
1320.33%
n/a
7,41718.44%
12,80231.83%

1980
37,080
23,92664.53%
810.22%
5,13213.84%
1190.32%
n/a
7,80521.05%
13,15435.47%

1970
29,255
17,77460.76%
540.18%
3,34311.43%
300.10%
n/a
7,91427.05%
11,481 39.24%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
6,319 12.3
6,11411.9
4911.0
4961.0
-93 -0.2
2,355 4.6
1990's
NumberRate
6,890 17.1
5,64714.0
7,75119.3
1430.4
7,977 19.8
3,142 7.8
1980's
NumberRate
6,764 18.2
3,919 10.6
-101 -0.3
n/a
3,488 9.4
-352 -0.9
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
3,803 13.0
n/a
6,152 21.0
1,673 5.7

Age, Family & Household Data for Gila County, AZ

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
50.6
10,347 19.2%
43,575 80.8%
15,793 29.3%
22,714
2.30
13,858 61.0%
10,458 75.5%
1,050 7.6%
8,856 39.0%

2010
NumberPercent
47.9
11,471 21.4%
42,126 78.6%
12,450 23.2%
22,000
2.39
14,294 65.0%
10,694 74.8%
1,156 8.1%
7,706 35.0%

2000
NumberPercent
42.2
12,903 25.1%
38,432 74.9%
10,270 20.0%
20,165
2.50
14,216 70.5%
11,334 79.7%
1,204 8.5%
5,949 29.5%

1990
NumberPercent
39.0
10,684 26.6%
29,532 73.4%
7,902 19.6%
15,621
2.54
11,242 72.0%
9,519 84.7%
759 6.8%
4,379 28.0%

1980
NumberPercent
31.2
11,875 32.0%
25,205 68.0%
4,774 12.9%
12,880
2.86
10,036 77.9%
8,718 86.9%
629 6.3%
2,844 22.1%

2022 Housing Data for Gila County, AZ

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units32,519 
Median Value$222,500 
Occupied22,71469.8%
Vacant9,80530.2%
Owned17,17875.6%
Rented5,53624.4%
Median Rent$966 
Single-Family Units23,57572.5%
    Detached23,14271.2%
    Attached4331.3%
Buldings with 5+ Units9673.0%
Mobile Homes6,43519.8%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Gila County, AZ

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0001,6227.1%
$10,000 to $14,9991,2175.4%
$15,000 to $19,9991,0984.8%
$20,000 to $24,9991,0004.4%
$25,000 to $29,9991,1845.2%
$30,000 to $34,9991,3806.1%
$35,000 to $39,9999344.1%
$40,000 to $44,9991,0934.8%
$45,000 to $49,9991,0474.6%
$50,000 to $59,9991,6617.3%
$60,000 to $74,9992,56111.3%
$75,000 to $99,9993,15413.9%
$100,000 to $124,9991,5016.6%
$125,000 to $149,9991,2955.7%
$150,000 to $199,9991,0824.8%
$200,000 or more8853.9%
Median Household Income55,242 
Per Capita Income29,945 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state81 
Compared to U.S.83 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI1,3145.8%
Public Assistance6122.7%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps3,60415.9%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed13,12858.5%
Unemployed1,1635.2%
In Armed Forces80.0%
Total Labor Force14,29963.7%
Not in Labor Force8,16036.3%
Real Unemployment Rate 41.5%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector5,9864,85055.2%
Non-Profit28875327.7%
Self-Employed1,38388960.9%
Local Government1,2211,36447.2%
State Government66081644.7%
Federal Government23522051.6%
Total Private + Self7,3695,73956.2%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.2,4043,15343.3%
Total9,7738,89252.4%
Pct. Govt.24.2%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts2,51513.5%
Sales and Office Occupations3,52718.9%
Professional, Technical3,42018.3%
Service Occupations4,52424.2%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1330.7%
All others4,70625.2%
White Collar 50.6%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance2,79515.0%
Educational services2,00510.7%
Retail trade1,8119.7%
Accommodation and food services1,6849.0%
Public administration1,6378.8%
Construction1,5308.2%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction1,1396.1%
Arts, entertainment, recreation8054.3%
Professional, scientific, technical7544.0%
Transportation and warehousing6833.7%
Manufacturing6673.6%
Other services6123.3%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.6033.2%
Finance and insurance5002.7%
Real estate and rental and leasing3822.0%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting3201.7%
Wholesale trade2701.4%
Utilities2451.3%
Information2311.2%
Management190.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Gila County, AZ

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican8,69916.28%
Puerto Rican770.14%
Cuban1870.35%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American1590.30%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan1010.19%
Honduran210.04%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian370.07%
Salvadoran00.00%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American330.06%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian270.05%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan60.01%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic1,1212.10%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Cambodian1250.23%
Filipino850.16%
Korean590.11%
Indian410.08%
Japanese410.08%
Indonesian210.04%
Chinese100.02%
Vietnamese10.00%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English43,08384.6%
Spanish3,7857.4%
Other3,3556.6%
German, other Germanic2740.5%
Other Asian1520.3%
Other Indo-European1270.2%
Tagalog740.1%
Korean230.0%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic200.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German7,79114.6%
Irish6,24911.7%
English5,52710.3%
Italian2,4224.5%
American2,2244.2%
Norwegian1,1272.1%
Dutch9831.8%
Scottish9131.7%
French9091.7%
Scotch-Irish7981.5%
Swedish7261.4%
Welsh6351.2%
European5561.0%
Polish4850.9%
Scandinavian3930.7%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen52,68798.6%
Not a citizen7321.4%
Native51,74196.9%
Foreign-born1,6783.1%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Gila County, AZ

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
1,056 2.7%4,044 10.2%12,125 30.6%15,273 38.5%4,700 11.8%2,475 6.2%
  Average years of education: 13.0
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 1,056 2.7%
9-12 Years 4,044 10.2%
H.S. Grad or GED 12,125 30.6%
Some College 15,273 38.5%
Bach. Degree 4,700 11.8%
Grad Degree 2,475 6.2%
Average years of education: 13.0

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Gila County, AZ

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 15,548 14,408 1,140 7.3% 5.2%
1991 16,502 15,216 1,286 7.8% 5.8%
1992 16,901 15,021 1,880 11.1% 7.6%
1993 17,709 16,037 1,672 9.4% 6.4%
1994 18,964 17,363 1,601 8.4% 6.2%
1995 19,676 18,046 1,630 8.3% 5.3%
1996 19,325 17,664 1,661 8.6% 5.5%
1997 19,516 17,969 1,547 7.9% 4.6%
1998 19,634 18,138 1,496 7.6% 4.3%
1999 18,910 17,529 1,381 7.3% 4.5%
2000 20,341 19,269 1,072 5.3% 4.0%
2001 20,473 19,288 1,185 5.8% 4.7%
2002 21,042 19,449 1,593 7.6% 6.2%
2003 20,985 19,453 1,532 7.3% 5.8%
2004 20,694 19,375 1,319 6.4% 5.0%
2005 20,517 19,309 1,208 5.9% 4.7%
2006 20,836 19,730 1,106 5.3% 4.3%
2007 21,059 20,173 886 4.2% 3.8%
2008 22,258 20,902 1,356 6.1% 5.8%
2009 23,272 20,694 2,578 11.1% 9.7%
2010 21,664 18,969 2,695 12.4% 10.3%
2011 21,274 18,830 2,444 11.5% 9.4%
2012 21,100 18,943 2,157 10.2% 8.3%
2013 21,148 19,098 2,050 9.7% 7.8%
2014 21,544 19,750 1,794 8.3% 6.8%
2015 21,321 19,633 1,688 7.9% 6.1%
2016 21,084 19,536 1,548 7.3% 5.5%
2017 21,363 20,054 1,309 6.1% 4.9%
2018 21,396 20,150 1,246 5.8% 4.8%
2019 21,410 20,191 1,219 5.7% 4.9%
2020 21,008 19,387 1,621 7.7% 7.9%
2021 20,440 19,384 1,056 5.2% 5.1%
2022 20,410 19,559 851 4.2% 3.8%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com