Ajo, Arizona Population 2021

2,841
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Ajo is a city located in Arizona. Ajo has a 2020 population of 2,841. Ajo is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -14.01% 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 $45,474 with a poverty rate of 19.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $860 per month, and the median house value is $75,200. The median age in Ajo is 50.5 years, 46.2 years for males, and 53.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.4 males.

Ajo Demographics

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

  • White: 76.70%
  • Native American: 10.95%
  • Other race: 7.71%
  • Two or more races: 4.33%
  • Asian: 0.32%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ajo, Arizona is 2,841, 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 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,17976.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native31110.95%
Some Other Race2197.71%
Two or More Races1234.33%
Asian90.32%
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Ajo Population by Race

Ajo Population Pyramid 2021

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Ajo Median Age

50.5


Total

46.2


Male

53.1


Female

Ajo Adults

There are 2,333 adults, (975 of whom are seniors) in Ajo.

Ajo Age Dependency

109.2

Age Dependency Ratio

71.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Ajo Sex Ratio

Female

1,454

51.18%

Male

1,387

48.82%

Ajo Population by Age

Ajo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ajo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.1%6.9%
All69.3%30.7%
Non Family65.2%34.8%
Female41.6%58.4%
Male38.3%61.7%

69.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ajo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2622.2469.3
Non Family5201.1665.2
Married4492.7193.1
Female1783.1841.6
Male1153.8238.3

2.84

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Ajo Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade974.67%
9th to 12th Grade1728.29%
High School Graduate75436.32%
Some College60829.29%
Associates Degree1587.61%
Bachelors Degree1929.25%
Graduate Degree954.58%
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Ajo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ajo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,1351,089207
Hispanic77161572
Native American1741318
Other Race17410614
Multiple Races512710
Asian99

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 multiple races people with a rate of 19.61%.

Ajo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,932$23,750$
Less Than High School$15,060$22,703$
High School Grad$$27,037$
Some College$21,750$$45,331
Bachelors Degree$37,107$41,932$
Graduate Degree$41,806$$41,806

$23,932

Average Earnings

$23,750

Average Male

$

Average Female

Ajo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ajo Language by Age

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Ajo Language

72.17% of Ajo residents speak only English, while 27.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.23% of the population.

Ajo Language

Ajo Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,21829524.22%
White1,34519814.72%
Native3115116.40%
Other219115.02%
Asian99100.00%

19.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.41%

Male Poverty Rate

20.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ajo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ajo is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ajo is Other, with 5.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.05%.

Ajo Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School29.31%
Less Than High School26.77%
Some College18.02%
Bachelors or Greater6.27%

Ajo Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed31.03%
Female Employed13.30%
Male Employed2.63%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Ajo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ajo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,743$45,474
Families$37,451$47,159
Married Families$53,384-
Non Families$19,167$37,359
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Income by Household Type

Ajo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.9%

Male Marriage Rate

40.7%

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 Over 65.

Ajo Marital Status by Race

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Ajo Marital Status

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300

Number of Veterans

300

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam161
First Gulf War50
Korea40
Second Gulf War40
World War II18

Ajo Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+131
65 to 74102
35 to 5433
55 to 6427
18 to 347

Ajo Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White25913.79%
Hispanic606.52%
Indian2212.29%
Other126.42%
2 or More78.75%

Ajo Veterans by Race

Ajo Veterans by Education

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13.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

61.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ajo Veterans by Education

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40.1%

Labor Force Participation

31.7%

Employment Rate

20.9%

Unemployment Rate

Ajo Employment by Age

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Ajo Employment by Race

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Ajo Employment by Education

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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52.02%

Born in Arizona

92.57%

Native Born

7.43%

Foreign Born

2.32%

Non Citizen

5.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.57% of Ajo residents were born in the United States, with 52.02% having been born in Arizona. 2.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ajo Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,8410.00%
20202,8410.00%
20192,841-438-13.36%
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%

Ajo Population by Year