Gila Bend, Arizona Population 2020

2,108
Loading...

Gila Bend is a city located in Arizona. With a 2020 population of 2,108, it is the 79th largest city in Arizona and the 7401st largest city in the United States. Gila Bend is currently growing at a rate of 0.33% annually and its population has increased by 9.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,922 in 2010. Spanning over 64 miles, Gila Bend has a population density of 33 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gila Bend is $46,993 with a poverty rate of 38.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $558 per month, and the median house value is $78,900. The median age in Gila Bend is 30.4 years, 33.9 years for males, and 27.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 111.1 males.

Gila Bend Demographics

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

  • White: 77.89%
  • Other race: 11.56%
  • Native American: 6.79%
  • Black or African American: 3.31%
  • Two or more races: 0.45%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gila Bend, Arizona is 2,108, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,094.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,922.

Gila Bend, Arizona Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,38877.89%
Some Other Race20611.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native1216.79%
Black or African American593.31%
Two or More Races80.45%
Loading...

Gila Bend Population Pyramid 2020

Loading...

Gila Bend Median Age

30.4


Total

33.9


Male

27.9


Female

Gila Bend Adults

There are 1,215 adults, (204 of whom are seniors) in Gila Bend.

Gila Bend Age Dependency

76.3

Age Dependency Ratio

20.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Gila Bend Sex Ratio

Female

844

47.36%

Male

938

52.64%

Gila Bend Households and Families

Gila Bend Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Loading...

Gila Bend Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married61.7%38.3%
Male51.2%48.8%
All47.3%52.7%
Non Family34.5%65.5%
Female24.4%75.6%

47.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6262.8547.3
Married3003.5861.7
Non Family2031.2834.5
Female823.3524.4
Male414.251.2

3.51

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

8.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Loading...

Gila Bend Education

Loading...
Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade18918.17%
9th to 12th Grade14513.94%
High School Graduate35233.85%
Some College18217.50%
Associates Degree575.48%
Bachelors Degree1019.71%
Graduate Degree141.35%
Loading...

Gila Bend Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic59938024
White33526080
Other Race13063
Native American703011
Black3636
Multiple Races8

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 white people with a rate of 23.88%.

Loading...
Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,981$35,461$22,500
Less Than High School$18,750$28,317$15,450
High School Grad$31,484$36,944$25,156
Some College$32,112$36,500$30,625
Bachelors Degree$36,818$$31,339
Graduate Degree$$$

$29,981

Average Earnings

$35,461

Average Male

$22,500

Average Female

Gila Bend Language

Gila Bend Language by Age

Loading...

Gila Bend Language

48.08% of Gila Bend residents speak only English, while 51.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 48.26% of the population.

Gila Bend Poverty

Gila Bend Poverty by Race

Loading...
Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,10940036.07%
White49318136.71%
Other20611053.40%
Native1219175.21%
Black59915.25%
Multiple88100.00%

38.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.49%

Male Poverty Rate

46.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gila Bend

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gila Bend is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gila Bend is Black, with 15.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 49.01%.

Loading...
Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.92%
Some College34.31%
High School21.59%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Loading...
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.03%
Female Employed25.28%
Male Employed14.84%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Gila Bend Income

Gila Bend Income by Household Type

Loading...
Name Median Mean
Households$29,712$46,993
Families$32,375$53,533
Married Families$41,944-
Non Families$21,985$25,247
Loading...

Gila Bend Marital Status

Gila Bend Marital Status

Loading...

Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Gila Bend Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

Gila Bend 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 35-44.

Gila Bend Marital Status by Race

Loading...

Gila Bend Veterans

Loading...

67

Number of Veterans

67

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam40
Second Gulf War7
First Gulf War3
World War II
Korea
Loading...
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7440
55 to 6412
75+8
18 to 347
35 to 54
Loading...
Name Veterans % of Total
White677.01%
Hispanic202.74%

Gila Bend Veterans by Education

Loading...

13.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gila Bend Employment Status

Loading...

57%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Loading...
Loading...

Origin of Non-Citizens

Loading...

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Loading...

60.16%

Born in Arizona

78.51%

Native Born

21.49%

Foreign Born

15.60%

Non Citizen

5.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.51% of Gila Bend residents were born in the United States, with 60.16% having been born in Arizona. 15.60% 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
20202,10870.33%
20192,10170.33%
20182,094120.58%
20172,08270.34%
20162,075200.97%
20152,055261.28%
20142,029231.15%
20132,006261.31%
20121,980341.75%
20111,946241.25%
20101,9220.00%