Why, Arizona Population 2024

130

Why is a city located in Maricopa County and Pima County Arizona. Why has a 2024 population of 130. Why is currently growing at a rate of 12.07% annually and its population has increased by 100% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 65 in 2020.

The average household income in Why is $32,088 with a poverty rate of 60.78%. The median age in Why is 60.4 years: 36.2 years for males, and 60.6 years for females.

Why Demographics

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

  • White: 91.18%
  • Native American: 5.88%
  • Two or more races: 2.94%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Arizona
Land Area (mi²)
9.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
14.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
100% (65)
The current population of Why, Arizona is 130 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 65.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White9391.18%
Native American65.88%
Two or more races32.94%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Native American

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Why Population by Race

Why Population Pyramid 2024

Why Median Age

60.4

Total

36.2

Male

60.6

Female

Why Adults

There are 91 adults, (24 of whom are seniors) in Why.

Why Age Dependency

52.2

Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

16.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Why Sex Ratio

Female4948.04%
Male5351.96%

Why Population by Age

Why Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All492.0889.810.2
Married252.168020
Female2421000
Male0000
Non Family0000

2.08

Average Family Size

2.08

Average Household Size

89.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Why Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade55.49%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree1213.19%
Graduate Degree1213.19%
High School Graduate4549.45%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College1718.68%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Why Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Why Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White827724
Native American660
2+ Races330

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 white people with a rate of 29.27%.

Why Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$0$0$0
Some College$8,594$0$0

$0

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Why Earnings by Educational Attainment

Why Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Why Language

100% of Why residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Why Language

Why Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White935356.99%
Native66100%
Multiple33100%

60.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

62.26%

Male Poverty Rate

59.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Why

The race most likely to be in poverty in Why is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Why is White, with 56.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 20%. Among those working part-time, it was 44.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 73.33%.

Why Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade100%
High School82.22%
Some College52.94%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Why Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed65.22%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Why Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Why Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$32,088
Households-$32,088
Married Families$49,063$-999,999,999
Non Families--

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Why Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Why Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Why Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Why Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Why Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

37

Number of Veterans

24

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam12
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Why Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6421
65 to 7416
18 to 340
35 to 540
75+0

Why Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3340.24%
Native American466.67%

Why Veterans by Race

Why Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

45.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Why Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

34.1%

Labor Force Participation

34.1%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Why Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Why Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Why 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

13.73%

Born in Why

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Why residents were born in the United States, with 13.73% having been born in Arizona. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Why Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241301412.07%
20231161413.73%
20221021415.91%
2021882335.38%
202065-83-56.08%
2019148-3-1.99%
201815110.67%
2017150-12-7.41%
2016162-22-11.96%
2015184-18-8.91%
2014202-32-13.68%
20132344523.81%
20121892213.17%
201116700%

Why Population by Year