Willcox, Arizona Population 2020

3,528
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Willcox is a city located in Arizona. With a 2020 population of 3,528, it is the 71st largest city in Arizona and the 5754th largest city in the United States. Willcox is currently declining at a rate of -0.08% annually and its population has decreased by -6.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,757 in 2010. Willcox reached it's highest population of 3,768 in 2011. Spanning over 6 miles, Willcox has a population density of 574 people per square mile.

The average household income in Willcox is $45,260 with a poverty rate of 26.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $633 per month, and the median house value is $81,500. The median age in Willcox is 32.3 years, 33.3 years for males, and 31.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.1 males.

Willcox Demographics

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

  • White: 84.95%
  • Other race: 5.78%
  • Two or more races: 4.90%
  • Black or African American: 2.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.79%
  • Native American: 0.62%
  • Asian: 0.59%
The current population of Willcox, Arizona is 3,528, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,534.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,757.

Willcox, Arizona Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,01584.95%
Some Other Race2055.78%
Two or More Races1744.90%
Black or African American842.37%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander280.79%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.62%
Asian210.59%
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Willcox Population Pyramid 2020

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Willcox Median Age

32.3


Total

33.3


Male

31.5


Female

Willcox Adults

There are 2,495 adults, (500 of whom are seniors) in Willcox.

Willcox Age Dependency

77.9

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Willcox Sex Ratio

Female

1,897

53.45%

Male

1,652

46.55%

Willcox Households and Families

Willcox Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Willcox Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.2%18.8%
All59.4%40.6%
Non Family51.5%48.5%
Male36.9%63.1%
Female26.4%73.6%

59.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3392.6259.4
Married5913.3981.2
Non Family4211.1651.5
Female2163.3526.4
Male1112.6536.9

3.19

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Willcox Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade853.99%
9th to 12th Grade23611.07%
High School Graduate1,01447.58%
Some College50723.79%
Associates Degree823.85%
Bachelors Degree572.67%
Graduate Degree1507.04%
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Willcox Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic1,130951105
White87373865
Other Race15314029
Multiple Races11811611
Black555417
Islander2828
Native American2218
Asian999

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,152$34,315$20,971
Less Than High School$21,818$24,583$
High School Grad$24,738$38,542$20,975
Some College$18,580$$15,833
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$40,313$63,375$39,844

$25,152

Average Earnings

$34,315

Average Male

$20,971

Average Female

Willcox Language

Willcox Language by Age

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Willcox Language

56.72% of Willcox residents speak only English, while 43.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 41.11% of the population.

Willcox Poverty

Willcox Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,30670530.57%
White1,07422220.67%
Other2059847.80%
Asian2114.76%

26.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.53%

Male Poverty Rate

26.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Willcox

The race most likely to be in poverty in Willcox is Other, with 47.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Willcox is Asian, with 4.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.97%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School43.69%
High School25.60%
Some College15.21%
Bachelors or Greater0.98%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed67.14%
Female Employed21.91%
Male Employed5.92%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Willcox Income

Willcox Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,921$45,260
Families$47,740$54,451
Married Families$67,159-
Non Families$16,484$22,694
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Willcox Marital Status

Willcox Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Willcox Married by Age and Sex

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Willcox Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Willcox Marital Status by Race

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Willcox Veterans

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218

Number of Veterans

200

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam92
First Gulf War56
Korea29
Second Gulf War16
World War II10
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7464
75+49
55 to 6446
35 to 5446
18 to 3413
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1668.09%
Hispanic1016.90%
2 or More3832.20%
Indian940.91%
Hawaiian517.86%

Willcox Veterans by Education

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11.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Willcox Employment Status

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54%

Labor Force Participation

50.9%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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56.95%

Born in Arizona

89.63%

Native Born

10.37%

Foreign Born

7.50%

Non Citizen

2.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.63% of Willcox residents were born in the United States, with 56.95% having been born in Arizona. 7.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,528-3-0.08%
20193,531-3-0.08%
20183,534250.71%
20173,509-3-0.09%
20163,512-56-1.57%
20153,568-45-1.25%
20143,613-41-1.12%
20133,654-58-1.56%
20123,712-56-1.49%
20113,76860.16%
20103,762290.08%
20003,7336111.80%
19903,122-121-0.38%
19803,2436752.36%
19702,5680.00%