Gila County, Arizona Population 2020

Gila County, Arizona's estimated population is 54,409 with a growth rate of 0.48% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gila County, Arizona is the 11th largest county in Arizona.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202054,4092600.48%
201954,1492600.48%
201853,8892600.48%
201753,6292250.42%
201653,4043980.75%
201553,006-64-0.12%
201453,070480.09%
201353,022190.04%
201253,003-441-0.83%
201153,444-127-0.24%
201053,57113,35533.21%
199040,2163,1368.46%
198037,0807,82526.75%
197029,2553,51013.63%
196025,7451,5876.57%
195024,1582911.22%
194023,867-7,149-23.05%
193031,0165,33820.79%
192025,6789,33057.07%
191016,34811,375228.74%
19004,9732,952146.07%
18902,0210.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.48%
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Founded
February 8, 1881
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Gila County, Arizona Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41,09576.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native8,56216.03%
Two or More Races1,7873.35%
Some Other Race1,1332.12%
Asian4860.91%
Black or African American3170.59%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander200.04%
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Gila County, Arizona Population Pyramid 2020

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Gila County, Arizona Median Age

49.7


Total

48.4


Male

51.3


Female

Gila County, Arizona Adults

There are 42,551 adults, (14,783 of whom are seniors) in Gila County, Arizona.

Gila County, Arizona Age Dependency

92.3

Age Dependency Ratio

53.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Gila County, Arizona Sex Ratio

Female

27,030

50.62%

Male

26,370

49.38%

Gila County, Arizona Households and Families

Gila County, Arizona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gila County, Arizona Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.8%14.2%
All73.9%26.1%
Non Family69.2%30.8%
Male60.1%39.9%
Female48.3%51.7%

73.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,7082.4273.9
Married9,9902.985.8
Non Family7,9931.269.2
Female2,5953.7948.3
Male1,1303.5160.1

3.01

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Gila County, Arizona Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5754.04%
9th to 12th Grade4,14310.64%
High School Graduate11,14428.61%
Some College11,76130.19%
Associates Degree3,1067.97%
Bachelors Degree4,59011.78%
Graduate Degree2,6366.77%
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Gila County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White27,28724,8086,221
Hispanic6,0854,314467
Native American4,6693,352275
Multiple Races801659176
Other Race70836751
Asian337279132
Black24917620
Islander2020

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 39.17%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,289$33,981$26,089
Less Than High School$20,978$26,827$14,143
High School Grad$27,399$31,789$24,697
Some College$27,949$32,112$25,297
Bachelors Degree$41,298$44,088$38,063
Graduate Degree$52,042$53,603$47,371

$30,289

Average Earnings

$33,981

Average Male

$26,089

Average Female

Gila County, Arizona Language

Gila County, Arizona Language by Age

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Gila County, Arizona Language

82.82% of Gila County, Arizona residents speak only English, while 17.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.99% of the population.

Gila County, Arizona Poverty

Gila County, Arizona Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,9515,13215.57%
Native8,4203,97947.26%
Hispanic9,7032,40824.82%
Multiple1,74863836.50%
Other1,12721519.08%
Black25318874.31%
Islander2020100.00%
Asian48651.03%

22.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.01%

Male Poverty Rate

23.92%

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 Asian, with 1.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.77%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.65%
High School18.70%
Some College16.66%
Bachelors or Greater5.65%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed58.95%
Male Unemployed41.65%
Female Employed14.21%
Male Employed9.45%

Gila County, Arizona Income

Gila County, Arizona Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,092$55,246
Families$49,902$64,513
Married Families$57,699$73,507
Non Families$24,744$35,833
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Gila County, Arizona Marital Status

Gila County, Arizona Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

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 Over 65, 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 Veterans

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5,381

Number of Veterans

5,071

Male Veterans

310

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,422
Korea818
First Gulf War492
World War II169
Second Gulf War161
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,210
75+1,708
55 to 64818
35 to 54586
18 to 3459
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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,92714.30%
Hispanic4346.11%
Indian1883.40%
2 or More13311.83%
Black8734.25%
Other414.95%
Asian51.46%

Gila County, Arizona Veterans by Education

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10.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gila County, Arizona Employment Status

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46.4%

Labor Force Participation

41.7%

Employment Rate

10.2%

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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53.77%

Born in Arizona

96.24%

Native Born

3.76%

Foreign Born

2.12%

Non Citizen

1.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.24% of Gila County, Arizona residents were born in the United States, with 53.77% having been born in Arizona. 2.12% 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