Willcox, Arizona Population 2024

3,206

Willcox is a city located in Cochise County Arizona. Willcox has a 2024 population of 3,206. Willcox is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -0.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,212 in 2020.

The average household income in Willcox is $49,211 with a poverty rate of 18.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Willcox is 30.8 years, 30.6 years for males, and 31.7 years for females.

Willcox Demographics

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

  • White: 65.32%
  • Two or more races: 18.72%
  • Other race: 10.61%
  • Native American: 3.59%
  • Black or African American: 0.99%
  • Asian: 0.77%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Arizona
Land Area (mi²)
6.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
521.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.19% (-6)
The current population of Willcox, Arizona is 3,206 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,212.

Willcox, Arizona Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,11165.32%
Two or more races60518.72%
Other race34310.61%
Native American1163.59%
Black or African American320.99%
Asian250.77%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Willcox Population by Race

Willcox Population Pyramid 2024

Willcox Median Age

30.8

Total

30.6

Male

31.7

Female

Willcox Adults

There are 2,439 adults, (531 of whom are seniors) in Willcox.

Willcox Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Willcox Sex Ratio

Female1,61349.91%
Male1,61950.09%

Willcox Population by Age

Willcox Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1092.8947.252.8
Non Family4681.1438.561.5
Married3604.7867.532.5
Female2343.5528.671.4
Male472.6672.327.7
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4.05

Average Family Size

2.89

Average Household Size

47.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Willcox 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

Willcox Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Willcox Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40%.

Willcox Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$26,953

Average Earnings

$25,596

Average Male

$28,990

Average Female

Willcox Earnings by Educational Attainment

Willcox Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Willcox Language

63.61% of Willcox residents speak only English, while 36.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.2% of the population.

Willcox Language

Willcox Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,92048325.16%
White1,12212411.05%
Multiple60512019.83%
Other3356519.4%
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18.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.71%

Male Poverty Rate

23.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Willcox

The race most likely to be in poverty in Willcox is Hispanic, with 25.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Willcox is White, with 11.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.42%.

Willcox Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School32.01%
Less Than 9th Grade27.53%
Some College13.67%
Bachelors or Greater4.26%
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Willcox Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed34.67%
Female Employed16.31%
Male Employed7.44%
Female Unemployed
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Willcox Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Willcox Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Willcox Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.5%

Male Marriage Rate

31.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Willcox Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Willcox Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Willcox Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Willcox Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

352

Number of Veterans

333

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

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Willcox Veterans by War

count

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Willcox Veterans by Age

count

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Willcox Veterans by Race

Willcox Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Willcox Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.2%

Labor Force Participation

48.4%

Employment Rate

16.8%

Unemployment Rate

Willcox Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Willcox Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Willcox 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

64.08%

Born in Willcox

89.88%

Native Born

10.12%

Foreign Born

8.04%

Non Citizen

2.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.88% of Willcox residents were born in the United States, with 64.08% having been born in Arizona. 8.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Willcox Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,206
20283,206
20273,206
20263,206
20253,206
20243,206
20233,206
20223,206
20213,206-6-0.19%
20203,212-310-8.8%
20193,522130.37%
20183,509180.52%
20173,491-4-0.11%
20163,495-63-1.77%
20153,558-40-1.11%
20143,598-40-1.1%
20133,638-58-1.57%
20123,696-54-1.44%
20113,75060.16%
20103,744110.29%
20003,73361119.57%
19903,122-121-3.73%
19803,24367526.29%
19702,568
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Willcox Population by Year