Morenci, Arizona Population 2024

1,467

Morenci is a city located in Greenlee County Arizona. Morenci has a 2024 population of 1,467. Morenci is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -1.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,494 in 2020.

The average household income in Morenci is $88,327 with a poverty rate of 6.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Morenci is 31.2 years, 37.6 years for males, and 27.2 years for females.

Morenci Demographics

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

  • White: 72.32%
  • Two or more races: 9.68%
  • Other race: 5.66%
  • Black or African American: 4.64%
  • Asian: 4.23%
  • Native American: 3.48%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Arizona
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,526.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.81% (-27)
The current population of Morenci, Arizona is 1,467 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,494.

Morenci, Arizona Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,06172.32%
Two or more races1429.68%
Other race835.66%
Black or African American684.64%
Asian624.23%
Native American513.48%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Morenci Population by Race

Morenci Population Pyramid 2024

Morenci Median Age

31.2

Total

37.6

Male

27.2

Female

Morenci Adults

There are 1,151 adults, ( of whom are seniors) in Morenci.

Morenci Age Dependency

27.5

Age Dependency Ratio

0

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Morenci Sex Ratio

Female70147.78%
Male76652.22%

Morenci Population by Age

Morenci Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5482.670100
Married2703.540100
Non Family2461.580100
Male323.660100
Female000
showing: 5 rows

3.54

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

0.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Morenci 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

Morenci Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Morenci Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Morenci Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$56,083

Average Earnings

$68,427

Average Male

$40,128

Average Female

Morenci Earnings by Educational Attainment

Morenci Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Morenci Language

72.96% of Morenci residents speak only English, while 27.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.34% of the population.

Morenci Language

Morenci Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7619612.61%
Hispanic52840.76%
Multiple14210.7%
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6.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.13%

Male Poverty Rate

14.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morenci

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morenci is White, with 12.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Morenci is Multiple, with 0.7% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 21.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.82%.

Morenci Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School11.07%
Less Than 9th Grade5.63%
Some College
Bachelors or Greater
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Morenci Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed11.15%
Male Employed0.16%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Morenci Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Morenci Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Morenci Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

78.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Morenci Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Morenci 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 35-44.

Morenci Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Morenci Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

38

Number of Veterans

38

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Morenci Veterans by War

count

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Morenci Veterans by Age

count

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Morenci Veterans by Race

Morenci Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morenci Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

83.2%

Labor Force Participation

79.5%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Morenci Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Morenci Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Morenci 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

56.71%

Born in Morenci

89.57%

Native Born

10.43%

Foreign Born

9.54%

Non Citizen

0.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.57% of Morenci residents were born in the United States, with 56.71% having been born in Arizona. 9.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Morenci Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,467
20231,467
20221,46716012.24%
20211,307-187-12.52%
20201,494-82-5.2%
20191,576664.37%
20181,510-179-10.6%
20171,689-53-3.04%
20161,742935.64%
20151,649996.39%
20141,550-228-12.82%
20131,778-283-13.73%
20122,061854.3%
20111,97648732.71%
20101,489
showing: 15 rows

Morenci Population by Year