Mescal, Arizona Population 2024

1,468

Mescal is a city located in Cochise County Arizona. Mescal has a 2024 population of 1,468. Mescal is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 4.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,403 in 2020.

The average household income in Mescal is $61,697 with a poverty rate of 15.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mescal is 59 years, 66.1 years for males, and 49.9 years for females.

Mescal Demographics

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

  • White: 88.28%
  • Two or more races: 10.22%
  • Asian: 1.23%
  • Native American: 0.27%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Arizona
Land Area (mi²)
4.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
300.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.63% (65)
The current population of Mescal, Arizona is 1,468 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,403.

Mescal, Arizona Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,29688.28%
Two or more races15010.22%
Asian181.23%
Native American40.27%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Mescal Population by Race

Mescal Population Pyramid 2024

Mescal Median Age

59

Total

66.1

Male

49.9

Female

Mescal Adults

There are 1,166 adults, (598 of whom are seniors) in Mescal.

Mescal Age Dependency

158.5

Age Dependency Ratio

105.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Mescal Sex Ratio

Female73750.2%
Male73149.8%

Mescal Population by Age

Mescal Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6112.488.911.1
Married3493.0190.39.7
Non Family2231.2587.912.1
Female283.297525
Male114.091000
showing: 5 rows

3.03

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

88.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mescal Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mescal Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mescal Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 23.68%.

Mescal Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,500

Average Earnings

$47,386

Average Male

$16,793

Average Female

Mescal Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mescal Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mescal Language

96.9% of Mescal residents speak only English, while 3.1% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.67% of the population.

Mescal Language

Mescal Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,19818215.19%
Multiple1505234.67%
Hispanic183116.01%
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15.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.77%

Male Poverty Rate

17.1%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mescal

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mescal is Multiple, with 34.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mescal is Hispanic, with 6.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.56%.

Mescal Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.29%
Some College16.29%
Bachelors or Greater10.82%
High School4.75%
showing: 4 rows

Mescal Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed8.45%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Mescal Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mescal Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mescal Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

60.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Mescal Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mescal 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 55-64.

Mescal Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mescal Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

237

Number of Veterans

225

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

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Mescal Veterans by War

count

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Mescal Veterans by Age

count

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Mescal Veterans by Race

Mescal Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

20.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.9%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mescal Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

37.6%

Labor Force Participation

37.6%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Mescal Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mescal Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mescal 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

26.84%

Born in Mescal

98.23%

Native Born

1.77%

Foreign Born

1.36%

Non Citizen

0.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.23% of Mescal residents were born in the United States, with 26.84% having been born in Arizona. 1.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Mescal Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,468
20231,468
20221,46824319.84%
20211,225-178-12.69%
20201,403-124-8.12%
20191,527-233-13.24%
20181,76025116.63%
20171,509-16-1.05%
20161,525-127-7.69%
20151,65280.49%
20141,64419713.61%
20131,447-102-6.58%
20121,549-83-5.09%
20111,632-180-9.93%
20101,812
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Mescal Population by Year