Gila County, Arizona Population 2018

Gila County, Arizona's estimated population is 53,501 with a growth rate of 0.61% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gila County, Arizona is the 11th largest county in Arizona.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201753,5013220.61%
201653,179-118-0.22%
201653,2973620.68%
201552,935-73-0.14%
201453,008260.05%
201352,98290.02%
201252,973-449-0.84%
201153,422-150-0.28%
201053,57213,35633.21%
199040,2163,1368.46%
198037,0807,82526.75%
197029,2553,51013.63%
196025,7451,5876.57%
195024,1582911.22%
194023,867-7,149-23.05%
193031,0165,33820.79%
192025,6789,33057.07%
191016,34811,375228.74%
19004,9732,952146.07%
18902,0210.00%

Gila County, Arizona Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White41,812
American Indian and Alaska Native8,249
Two or More Races1,383
Some Other Race985
Asian418
Black or African American332

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Gila County, Arizona Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Gila County, Arizona Median Age

48.9


Total

47.5


Male

50.5


Female

Gila County, Arizona Adults

There are 42,330 adults, (14,039 of which are seniors) in Gila County, Arizona.

Gila County, Arizona Age Dependency

87.8

Age Dependency Ratio

49.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Gila County, Arizona Sex Ratio

Female

26,747

50.30%

Male

26,432

49.70%

Gila County, Arizona Households and Families

Gila County, Arizona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gila County, Arizona Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.2%17.8%
Male72.2%27.8%
All71.9%28.1%
Non Family65.9%34.1%
Female49.1%50.9%

71.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gila County, Arizona Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,4082.4471.9
Married10,1492.8782.2
Non Family7,3221.265.9
Female2,6833.6849.1
Male1,2543.4872.2

2.99

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gila County, Arizona Households

Gila County, Arizona Education

Gila County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6564.29%
9th to 12th Grade4,40911.44%
High School Graduate11,05728.68%
Some College11,10328.80%
Associates Degree3,4939.06%
Bachelors Degree4,16110.79%
Graduate Degree2,6786.95%

Gila County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White27,32824,3325,882
Hispanic5,9124,426454
Native American4,3622,921213
Multiple Races704562140
Other Race537334101
Asian307280166
Black22418222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 91.21%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.07%.

Gila County, Arizona Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,533$35,431$22,517
Less Than High School$20,480$27,432$11,317
High School Grad$27,596$33,239$22,757
Some College$25,404$32,733$21,404
Bachelors Degree$37,199$40,000$35,900
Graduate Degree$44,375$52,430$38,047

$28,533

Average Earnings

$35,431

Average Male

$22,517

Average Female

Gila County, Arizona Language

Gila County, Arizona Language by Age

Gila County, Arizona Language

84.08% of Gila County, Arizona residents speak only English, while 15.92% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.18% of the population.

Gila County, Arizona Poverty

Gila County, Arizona Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White33,1924,60913.89%
Native8,1023,84747.48%
Hispanic9,6392,41425.04%
Multiple1,36042731.40%
Other97819820.25%
Black26116161.69%
Asian41881.91%

21.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.44%

Male Poverty Rate

22.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gila County, Arizona

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gila County, Arizona is Black, with 61.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gila County, Arizona is Asian, with 1.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.99%.

Gila County, Arizona Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.40%
High School18.37%
Some College14.11%
Bachelors or Greater3.91%

Gila County, Arizona Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.27%
Male Unemployed38.57%
Female Employed15.39%
Male Employed6.33%

Gila County, Arizona Income

Gila County, Arizona Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,593$51,779
Families$47,521$60,019
Married Families$53,873$67,542
Non Families$23,815$32,987

Gila County, Arizona Marital Status

Gila County, Arizona Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Gila County, Arizona Married by Age and Sex

Gila County, Arizona Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Gila County, Arizona Marital Status by Race

Gila County, Arizona Veterans

Gila County, Arizona Veterans by War

5,693

Number of Veterans

5,425

Male Veterans

268

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,525
Korea908
First Gulf War435
World War II215
Second Gulf War188

Gila County, Arizona Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,276
75+1,697
55 to 64951
35 to 54648
18 to 34121

Gila County, Arizona Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,21514.97%
Hispanic5097.34%
Indian1643.07%
2 or More12614.63%
Black12344.57%
Other425.86%
Asian237.26%

Gila County, Arizona Veterans by Education

11.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gila County, Arizona Employment Status

Gila County, Arizona Employment by Age

47.2%

Labor Force Participation

41.5%

Employment Rate

12.1%

Unemployment Rate

Gila County, Arizona Employment by Race

Gila County, Arizona Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Gila County, Arizona

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Payson15299154761771.16%
Globe75347376-158-2.10%
Star Valley23122287-25-1.08%
Miami18271781-46-2.52%
Hayden 662635-27-4.08%
Winkelman 353346-7-1.98%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990