Ajo, Arizona Population 2020

3,279
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Ajo is a city located in Arizona. Ajo has a 2020 population of 3,279. Ajo is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -0.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,304 in 2010. Ajo reached it's highest population of 3,886 in 2015.

The average household income in Ajo is $41,232 with a poverty rate of 30.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $810 per month, and the median house value is $76,400. The median age in Ajo is 49.5 years, 46 years for males, and 52.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.3 males.

Ajo Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ajo was:

  • White: 70.23%
  • Native American: 18.48%
  • Other race: 7.47%
  • Two or more races: 2.53%
  • Asian: 1.28%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ajo, Arizona is 3,279, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,279.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,304.

Ajo, Arizona Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,30370.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native60618.48%
Some Other Race2457.47%
Two or More Races832.53%
Asian421.28%
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Ajo Population Pyramid 2020

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Ajo Median Age

49.5


Total

46


Male

52.9


Female

Ajo Adults

There are 2,548 adults, (1,092 of whom are seniors) in Ajo.

Ajo Age Dependency

125.2

Age Dependency Ratio

75

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ajo Sex Ratio

Female

1,670

50.93%

Male

1,609

49.07%

Ajo Households and Families

Ajo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ajo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.1%18.9%
All65.7%34.3%
Non Family59.7%40.3%
Female43.9%56.1%
Male36.3%63.7%

65.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3332.4565.7
Married5772.7581.1
Non Family5311.1659.7
Female1235.5443.9
Male1023.6936.3

3.18

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

9.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Ajo Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1958.40%
9th to 12th Grade1888.10%
High School Graduate85136.65%
Some College63227.22%
Associates Degree1817.80%
Bachelors Degree1486.37%
Graduate Degree1275.47%
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Ajo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,1031,029207
Hispanic92772238
Native American27219010
Other Race20011610
Multiple Races5129
Asian262620

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 76.92%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$13,221$21,324$11,146
Less Than High School$2,500$$2,500
High School Grad$10,402$26,406$9,554
Some College$21,181$$
Bachelors Degree$19,531$$14,231
Graduate Degree$42,951$$42,552

$13,221

Average Earnings

$21,324

Average Male

$11,146

Average Female

Ajo Language

Ajo Language by Age

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Ajo Language

71.28% of Ajo residents speak only English, while 28.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.39% of the population.

Ajo Poverty

Ajo Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,36935926.22%
Native60635358.25%
White1,26030123.89%
Other234104.27%
Asian42614.29%

30.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.33%

Male Poverty Rate

32.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ajo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ajo is Native, with 58.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ajo is Other, with 4.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 44.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.69%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.08%
High School26.09%
Some College18.83%
Bachelors or Greater12.73%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed74.39%
Female Employed34.73%
Male Employed10.23%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Ajo Income

Ajo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,019$41,232
Families$40,000$43,656
Married Families$44,306-
Non Families$20,742$33,453
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Ajo Marital Status

Ajo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Ajo Married by Age and Sex

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Ajo Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Ajo Marital Status by Race

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Ajo Veterans

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314

Number of Veterans

314

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam187
Korea38
Second Gulf War31
First Gulf War28
World War II20
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Age Group Veterans
75+131
65 to 74128
55 to 6424
18 to 3422
35 to 549
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Name Veterans % of Total
White26113.62%
Hispanic797.66%
2 or More2039.22%
Indian205.88%
Other136.07%

Ajo Veterans by Education

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12.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ajo Employment Status

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38.7%

Labor Force Participation

30.6%

Employment Rate

20.8%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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57.33%

Born in Arizona

91.98%

Native Born

8.02%

Foreign Born

3.02%

Non Citizen

5.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.98% of Ajo residents were born in the United States, with 57.33% having been born in Arizona. 3.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,2790.00%
20193,2790.00%
20183,279-246-6.98%
20173,525-171-4.63%
20163,696-190-4.89%
20153,886992.61%
20143,7873309.55%
20133,457411.20%
20123,41633110.73%
20113,085-219-6.63%
20103,3040.00%