Payson is a city located in Gila County Arizona. Payson has a 2020 population of 16,233. Payson is currently growing at a rate of 0.87% annually and its population has increased by 5.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,319 in 2010.
The average household income in Payson is $68,076 with a poverty rate of 9.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $985 per month, and the median house value is $252,700. The median age in Payson is 60 years, 59.4 years for males, and 60.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Paysonwas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.71%.
89.26% of Payson residents speak only English, while 10.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.80% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Payson is Black, with 58.97% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Payson is Hispanic, with 2.51% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.90%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Payson
96.16% of Payson residents were born in the United States, with 33.49% having been born in Arizona. 1.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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