Safford is a city located in Graham County Arizona. Safford has a 2020 population of 10,460. It is also the county seat of Graham County. Safford is currently growing at a rate of 1.54% annually and its population has increased by 9.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,547 in 2010.
The average household income in Safford is $57,904 with a poverty rate of 20.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $792 per month, and the median house value is $148,200. The median age in Safford is 32.1 years, 29.4 years for males, and 35 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Saffordwas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 98.11%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.00%.
81.69% of Safford residents speak only English, while 18.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.16% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Safford is Black, with 22.92% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Safford is Multiple, with 3.80% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.34%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Safford
98.79% of Safford residents were born in the United States, with 72.11% having been born in Arizona. 0.46% 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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