Blackwater, Arizona Population 2024

2,516

Blackwater is a city located in Pinal County Arizona. Blackwater has a 2024 population of 2,516. Blackwater is currently growing at a rate of 8.35% annually and its population has increased by 44.6% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,740 in 2020.

The average household income in Blackwater is $53,411 with a poverty rate of 50.85%. The median age in Blackwater is 27.6 years: 20.2 years for males, and 28.8 years for females.

Blackwater Demographics

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

  • Native American: 88.82%
  • Other race: 5.64%
  • Two or more races: 4.61%
  • White: 0.94%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Arizona
Land Area (mi²)
17.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
140.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
44.6% (776)
The current population of Blackwater, Arizona is 2,516 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,740.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American1,89088.82%
Other race1205.64%
Two or more races984.61%
White200.94%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Native American

Other race

Two or more races

White

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Blackwater Population by Race

Blackwater Population Pyramid 2024

Blackwater Median Age

27.6

Total

20.2

Male

28.8

Female

Blackwater Adults

There are 1,300 adults, (135 of whom are seniors) in Blackwater.

Blackwater Age Dependency

82.7

Age Dependency Ratio

11.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

71.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Blackwater Sex Ratio

Female1,31061.56%
Male81838.44%

Blackwater Population by Age

Blackwater Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6303.3862.437.6
Non Family258035.364.7
Female1854.5584.315.7
Married1685.2475.624.4
Male197.841000

4.95

Average Family Size

3.38

Average Household Size

62.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Blackwater Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade18115.99%
Associates Degree272.39%
Bachelors Degree353.09%
Graduate Degree232.03%
High School Graduate54848.41%
Less Than 9th Grade817.16%
Some College23720.94%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Blackwater Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Blackwater Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Native American92668521
Hispanic31020714
Other Race120990
2+ Races666637
White20200

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 56.06%.

Blackwater Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$38,259$0$37,560
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$38,557$0$36,250
Some College$52,688$0$0

$38,557

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$36,250

Average Female

Blackwater Earnings by Educational Attainment

Blackwater Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Blackwater Language

86.46% of Blackwater residents speak only English, while 13.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 7.85% of the population.

Blackwater Language

Blackwater Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native1,8901,08257.25%
Hispanic7107410.42%

50.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

39.12%

Male Poverty Rate

58.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blackwater

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blackwater is Native, with 57.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blackwater is Hispanic, with 10.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 17.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 63%.

Blackwater Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College62.12%
Less Than 9th Grade52.29%
High School43.98%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Blackwater Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed21.76%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed10.08%
Female Unemployed0%

Blackwater Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Blackwater Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$73,001
Households$25,917$53,411
Married Families$185,685$-999,999,999
Non Families$13,194$22,859

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Blackwater Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

26.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.2%

Male Marriage Rate

24.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Blackwater Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Blackwater Marriage

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

Blackwater Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Blackwater Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

0

Number of Veterans

0

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Blackwater Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Blackwater Veterans by Age

count

Blackwater Veterans by Race

Blackwater Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blackwater Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

33.2%

Labor Force Participation

31.1%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Blackwater Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Blackwater Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Blackwater Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

94.03%

Born in Blackwater

99.01%

Native Born

0.99%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.01% of Blackwater residents were born in the United States, with 94.03% having been born in Arizona. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Blackwater Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,5161948.35%
20232,3221949.12%
20222,12820810.83%
20211,92018010.34%
20201,740804.82%
20191,660946%
20181,566-87-5.26%
20171,65319113.06%
20161,46221517.24%
20151,24710.08%
20141,24615213.89%
20131,09415716.76%
201293721930.5%
2011718-344-32.39%
20101,06200%

Blackwater Population by Year