Gila County, Arizona Population 2022

Gila County, Arizona's estimated population is 54,669 with a growth rate of 0.40% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gila County, Arizona is the 12th largest county in Arizona. The 2010 Population was 53,561 and has seen a growth of 2.07% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18902,0210.00%
19004,9732,952146.07%
191016,34811,375228.74%
192025,6789,33057.07%
193031,0165,33820.79%
194023,867-7,149-23.05%
195024,1582911.22%
196025,7451,5876.57%
197029,2553,51013.63%
198037,0807,82526.75%
199040,2163,1368.46%
201053,56113,34533.18%
201153,440-121-0.23%
201252,994-446-0.83%
201353,005110.02%
201453,044390.07%
201552,978-66-0.12%
201653,3563780.71%
201753,5782220.42%
201853,8012230.42%
201954,0182170.40%
202054,2352170.40%
202154,4522170.40%
202254,6692170.40%
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Gila County, Arizona Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White39,84474.00%
Black or African American3910.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native8,66516.09%
Asian4460.83%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander320.06%
Some Other Race1,8143.37%
Two or More Races2,6544.93%
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Gila County, Arizona Population by Race

Gila County, Arizona Population Pyramid 2022

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Gila County, Arizona Median Age

50.4


Total

49


Male

51.5


Female

Gila County, Arizona Adults

There are 43,158 adults, (15,571 of whom are seniors) in Gila County, Arizona.

Gila County, Arizona Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

56.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Gila County, Arizona Sex Ratio

Female

27,175

50.47%

Male

26,671

49.53%

Gila County, Arizona Population by Age

Gila County, Arizona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gila County, Arizona Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.9%13.1%
All75.2%24.8%
Non Family68.3%31.7%
Male58.8%41.2%
Female58.6%41.4%

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gila County, Arizona Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,5232.3475.2
Married10,3022.8586.9
Male1,0833.2958.8
Female2,6873.6858.6
Non Family8,4511.1868.3

2.92

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Gila County, Arizona Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2953.26%
9th to 12th Grade3,7689.48%
High School Graduate11,39028.66%
Some College12,31130.98%
Associates Degree3,3428.41%
Bachelors Degree4,78412.04%
Graduate Degree2,8507.17%
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Gila County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gila County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian333295118
Black29921182
White27,46925,2856,336
Other Race1,269904214
Hispanic6,2814,875758
2+ Races1,4461,320173
Native American4,8393,506258
Islander3232

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 35.44%.

Gila County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,546$39,768$28,014
Less Than 9th Grade$26,030$35,682$18,628
High School Graduate$28,758$34,451$22,105
Some College$30,114$38,864$27,464
Bachelors Degree$44,362$49,940$38,720
Graduate Degree$53,824$60,375$50,372

$32,546

Average Earnings

$39,768

Average Male

$28,014

Average Female

Gila County, Arizona Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gila County, Arizona Language by Age

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Gila County, Arizona Language

83.64% of Gila County, Arizona residents speak only English, while 16.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.18% of the population.

Gila County, Arizona Language

Gila County, Arizona Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander3232100.00%
Black31720664.98%
Native8,4873,86945.59%
Hispanic9,8771,72117.42%
White32,9264,70314.28%
Other120NaN%
Multiple2,62467425.69%

20.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.79%

Male Poverty Rate

21.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gila County, Arizona

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gila County, Arizona is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gila County, Arizona is Multiple, with 25.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.42%.

Gila County, Arizona Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.38%
High School17.69%
Some College14.25%
Bachelors or Greater7.26%

Gila County, Arizona Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.64%
Male Unemployed54.23%
Female Employed11.76%
Female Unemployed56.01%

Gila County, Arizona Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gila County, Arizona Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,907$61,525
Families$53,981$71,236
Married Families$66,460$81,770
Non Families$29,964$40,927
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Income by Household Type

Gila County, Arizona Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Gila County, Arizona Married by Age and Sex

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Gila County, Arizona 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 35-44.

Gila County, Arizona Marital Status by Race

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Gila County, Arizona Marital Status

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5,385

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War349
First Gulf War535
Vietnam2,553
Korea721
World War II125

Gila County, Arizona Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3425
35 to 54545
55 to 64937
65 to 742,036
75+1,842

Gila County, Arizona Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,90314.58%
Black4915.81%
Native American2093.69%
Other Race483.44%
2+ Races1769.92%
Hispanic3154.32%

Gila County, Arizona Veterans by Race

Gila County, Arizona Veterans by Education

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7.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gila County, Arizona Veterans by Education

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46.6%

Labor Force Participation

43.6%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Gila County, Arizona Employment by Age

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Gila County, Arizona Employment by Race

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Gila County, Arizona Employment by Education

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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54.03%

Born in Gila County, Arizona

96.73%

Native Born

3.27%

Foreign Born

1.60%

Non Citizen

1.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.73% of Gila County, Arizona residents were born in the United States, with 54.03% having been born in Arizona. 1.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gila County, Arizona Place of Birth

  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

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