Apache County, Arizona Population 2020

Apache County, Arizona's estimated population is 72,364 with a growth rate of 0.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Apache County, Arizona is the 10th largest county in Arizona.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202072,3642730.38%
201972,0912730.38%
201871,8182730.38%
201771,5451420.20%
201671,4033810.54%
201571,022-798-1.11%
201471,820-521-0.72%
201372,3411030.14%
201272,238520.07%
201172,1863540.49%
201071,83210,24116.63%
199061,5919,48318.20%
198052,10819,81061.34%
197032,2981,8606.11%
196030,4382,6719.62%
195027,7673,67215.24%
194024,0956,33035.63%
193017,7654,56934.62%
192013,1964,00043.50%
19109,19689910.84%
19008,2974,01693.81%
18904,281-1,002-18.97%
18805,2830.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.38%
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Founded
February 24, 1879
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Apache County, Arizona Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native52,70873.69%
White16,36222.88%
Two or More Races1,1381.59%
Black or African American5130.72%
Some Other Race4970.69%
Asian2860.40%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander180.03%
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Apache County, Arizona Population Pyramid 2020

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Apache County, Arizona Median Age

34.7


Total

33.9


Male

35.4


Female

Apache County, Arizona Adults

There are 51,691 adults, (10,420 of whom are seniors) in Apache County, Arizona.

Apache County, Arizona Age Dependency

73.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Apache County, Arizona Sex Ratio

Female

36,282

50.73%

Male

35,240

49.27%

Apache County, Arizona Households and Families

Apache County, Arizona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Apache County, Arizona Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82%18%
All78.4%21.6%
Non Family78.2%21.8%
Male75.3%24.7%
Female72.8%27.2%

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,3953.4478.4
Married8,0964.0782
Non Family6,6361.1878.2
Female4,1705.3772.8
Male1,4934.6875.3

4.43

Average Family Size

3.44

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Apache County, Arizona Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,4109.93%
9th to 12th Grade4,67510.52%
High School Graduate14,70833.11%
Some College12,19627.45%
Associates Degree3,2487.31%
Bachelors Degree3,4087.67%
Graduate Degree1,7814.01%
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Apache County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Native American31,25523,6392,283
White9,9939,4502,495
Hispanic2,3931,573135
Other Race41028446
Multiple Races404362125
Black29923589
Asian23021882
Islander88

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.65%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,720$36,018$30,863
Less Than High School$16,404$17,406$15,189
High School Grad$27,529$32,620$22,214
Some College$32,453$35,744$30,979
Bachelors Degree$47,000$50,027$45,313
Graduate Degree$54,120$67,059$51,250

$32,720

Average Earnings

$36,018

Average Male

$30,863

Average Female

Apache County, Arizona Language

Apache County, Arizona Language by Age

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Apache County, Arizona Language

45.85% of Apache County, Arizona residents speak only English, while 54.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 50.13% of the population.

Apache County, Arizona Poverty

Apache County, Arizona Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native52,29721,99942.07%
White12,7451,41711.12%
Hispanic3,9361,08227.49%
Multiple1,13337833.36%
Asian28011340.36%
Black4506514.44%
Other4035212.90%

35.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.55%

Male Poverty Rate

35.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Apache County, Arizona

The race most likely to be in poverty in Apache County, Arizona is Native, with 42.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Apache County, Arizona is White, with 11.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.99%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School47.62%
High School37.95%
Some College21.50%
Bachelors or Greater8.74%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed52.58%
Female Unemployed47.21%
Female Employed13.56%
Male Employed10.89%

Apache County, Arizona Income

Apache County, Arizona Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,963$44,356
Families$41,903$52,381
Married Families$55,971$65,773
Non Families$15,228$25,519
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Apache County, Arizona Marital Status

Apache County, Arizona Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.3%

Male Marriage Rate

34.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Apache County, Arizona Married by Age and Sex

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Apache County, Arizona 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 55-64.

Apache County, Arizona Marital Status by Race

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Apache County, Arizona Veterans

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2,902

Number of Veterans

2,638

Male Veterans

264

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,303
Second Gulf War375
First Gulf War374
Korea215
World War II112
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74889
55 to 64703
75+625
35 to 54447
18 to 34238
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,57812.32%
Indian1,1703.14%
Hispanic832.91%
2 or More7914.39%
Black6317.65%
Other81.81%
Hawaiian450.00%

Apache County, Arizona Veterans by Education

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10.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Apache County, Arizona Employment Status

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38.6%

Labor Force Participation

34%

Employment Rate

12%

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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74.15%

Born in Arizona

98.33%

Native Born

1.67%

Foreign Born

1.14%

Non Citizen

0.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.33% of Apache County, Arizona residents were born in the United States, with 74.15% having been born in Arizona. 1.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990