Bisbee, Arizona Population 2021

5,283
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Bisbee is a city located in Cochise County Arizona. It is also the county seat of Cochise County. With a 2020 population of 5,283, it is the 58th largest city in Arizona and the 4623rd largest city in the United States . Bisbee is currently growing at a rate of 0.55% annually but its population has decreased by -5.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,575 in 2010. Bisbee reached it's highest population of 9,914 in 1960. Spanning over 5 miles, Bisbee has a population density of 1,021 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bisbee is $46,269 with a poverty rate of 21.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $704 per month, and the median house value is $132,500. The median age in Bisbee is 50.8 years, 50.1 years for males, and 53.2 years for females.

Bisbee Demographics

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

  • White: 87.74%
  • Other race: 6.55%
  • Two or more races: 2.59%
  • Native American: 2.09%
  • Black or African American: 1.02%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bisbee, Arizona is 5,283 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,196.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,575.

Bisbee, Arizona Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,56587.74%
Some Other Race3416.55%
Two or More Races1352.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native1092.09%
Black or African American531.02%
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Bisbee Population by Race

Bisbee Population Pyramid $2021

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Bisbee Median Age

50.8


Total

50.1


Male

53.2


Female

Bisbee Adults

There are 4,143 adults, (1,638 of whom are seniors) in Bisbee.

Bisbee Age Dependency

107.7

Age Dependency Ratio

65.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Bisbee Sex Ratio

Female

2,734

52.55%

Male

2,469

47.45%

Bisbee Population by Age

Bisbee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bisbee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.9%7.1%
Non Family71.7%28.3%
All71.2%28.8%
Male56.3%43.7%
Female21%79%

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bisbee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,455271.2
Non Family1,2841.1771.7
Married7652.9992.9
Female3192.7421
Male872.7656.3

2.84

Average Family Size

2

Average Household Size

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Bisbee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3087.83%
9th to 12th Grade2446.20%
High School Graduate83121.12%
Some College1,03326.26%
Associates Degree3899.89%
Bachelors Degree63816.22%
Graduate Degree49112.48%
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Bisbee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bisbee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,7242,646987
Hispanic1,078604102
Other Race178752
2+ Races1099570
Native American4545
Black2222

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 64.22%.

Bisbee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,785$30,371$20,558
Less Than 9th Grade$13,704$30,638$12,755
High School Graduate$21,736$23,079$
Some College$32,101$31,696$32,788
Bachelors Degree$22,446$37,917$14,479
Graduate Degree$39,063$40,682$

$25,785

Average Earnings

$30,371

Average Male

$20,558

Average Female

Bisbee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bisbee Language by Age

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Bisbee Language

76.41% of Bisbee residents speak only English, while 23.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.60% of the population.

Bisbee Language

Bisbee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,55154535.14%
White3,20352916.52%
Other34127981.82%
Native10910.92%

21.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.64%

Male Poverty Rate

25.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bisbee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bisbee is Other, with 81.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bisbee is Native, with 0.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.07%.

Bisbee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.12%
High School18.84%
Bachelors or Greater17.40%
Some College15.66%

Bisbee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed55.88%
Female Employed12.67%
Male Employed10.70%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Bisbee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bisbee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,452$46,269
Families$44,110$57,366
Married Families$65,938-
Non Families$26,604$35,701
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Income by Household Type

Bisbee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.6%

Male Marriage Rate

37.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Bisbee Married by Age and Sex

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Bisbee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Bisbee Marital Status by Race

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Bisbee Marital Status

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516

Number of Veterans

499

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam215
First Gulf War60
Korea46
Second Gulf War38
World War II32

Bisbee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+162
65 to 74155
55 to 64101
35 to 5491
18 to 347

Bisbee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White50213.47%
Hispanic968.00%
2+ Races97.14%
Black59.43%

Bisbee Veterans by Race

Bisbee Veterans by Education

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7.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bisbee Veterans by Education

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41.4%

Labor Force Participation

40%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bisbee Employment by Age

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Bisbee Employment by Race

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Bisbee 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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42.67%

Born in Bisbee

90.58%

Native Born

9.42%

Foreign Born

3.92%

Non Citizen

5.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.58% of Bisbee residents were born in the United States, with 42.67% having been born in Arizona. 3.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bisbee Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,283290.55%
20205,254290.56%
20195,225290.56%
20185,19630.06%
20175,193-28-0.54%
20165,22150.10%
20155,216-100-1.88%
20145,316-65-1.21%
20135,381-149-2.69%
20125,530-56-1.00%
20115,586-25-0.45%
20105,611-479-0.82%
20006,090-198-0.32%
19906,288-866-1.28%
19807,154-1,174-1.51%
19708,328-1,586-1.73%
19609,9146,11310.06%
19503,801-2,052-4.23%
19405,853-2,170-3.10%
19308,023-1,182-1.36%
19209,2051860.20%
19109,0190.00%

Bisbee Population by Year