Gila County, Arizona Population 2024

54,724

Gila County, Arizona's estimated 2024 population is 54,724 with a growth rate of 0.74% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gila County, Arizona is the 11th largest county in Arizona. The 2010 population was 53,565 and has seen a growth of 2.16% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202956,7294010.71%
202856,3284010.72%
202755,9274010.72%
202655,5264010.73%
202555,1254010.73%
202454,7244010.74%
202354,3234010.74%
202253,9224010.75%
202153,5211700.32%
202053,351-726-1.34%
201954,0772440.45%
201853,8332140.4%
201753,6192190.41%
201653,4003800.72%
201553,020-54-0.1%
201453,074480.09%
201353,026170.03%
201253,009-436-0.82%
201153,445-120-0.22%
201053,565
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%
18902,021-54,708-96.44%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.74% (401)
County Website
Gila County
State
Arizona
County Seat
2010 Population
53,565
Area
4758 mi²
Density
12 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
2.16% (1,159)
Founded
February 8, 1881

Gila County, Arizona Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White37,03769.33%
Native American8,43315.79%
Two or more races5,1439.63%
Other race2,0153.77%
Black or African American3890.73%
Asian3830.72%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander190.04%
showing: 7 rows

White

Native American

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gila County, Arizona Population by Race

Gila County, Arizona Population Pyramid 2024

Gila County, Arizona Median Age

50.6

Total

49.4

Male

51.7

Female

Gila County, Arizona Adults

There are 43,072 adults, (15,793 of whom are seniors) in Gila County, Arizona.

Gila County, Arizona Age Dependency

95.8

Age Dependency Ratio

57.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Gila County, Arizona Sex Ratio

Female26,73150.04%
Male26,68849.96%

Gila County, Arizona Population by Age

Gila County, Arizona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All22,7142.375.624.4
Married10,4582.848416
Non Family8,8561.1571.328.7
Female2,4343.659.340.7
Male9663.6365.634.4
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2.92

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gila County, Arizona 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

Gila County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gila County, Arizona 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 98.28%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 41.03%.

Gila County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,986

Average Earnings

$46,507

Average Male

$31,145

Average Female

Gila County, Arizona Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gila County, Arizona Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gila County, Arizona Language

84.64% of Gila County, Arizona residents speak only English, while 15.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.44% of the population.

Gila County, Arizona Language

Gila County, Arizona Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White32,0924,12212.84%
Native8,1843,84646.99%
Hispanic9,9431,48114.89%
Multiple5,10973714.43%
Other1,88827614.62%
Black32520462.77%
Asian383153.92%
Islander19421.05%
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18.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.16%

Male Poverty Rate

20.8%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gila County, Arizona

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gila County, Arizona is Black, with 62.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gila County, Arizona is Asian, with 3.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.07%.

Gila County, Arizona Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.77%
High School18.53%
Some College12.95%
Bachelors or Greater7.25%
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Gila County, Arizona Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed51.09%
Female Unemployed38.83%
Female Employed9.87%
Male Employed6.54%
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Gila County, Arizona Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gila County, Arizona Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gila County, Arizona Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Gila County, Arizona Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gila County, Arizona Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

5,114

Number of Veterans

4,753

Male Veterans

361

Female Veterans

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Gila County, Arizona Veterans by War

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Gila County, Arizona Veterans by Age

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Gila County, Arizona Veterans by Race

Gila County, Arizona Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gila County, Arizona Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

45.7%

Labor Force Participation

42.3%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Gila County, Arizona Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gila County, Arizona Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gila County, Arizona 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

52.28%

Born in Gila County, Arizona

96.86%

Native Born

3.14%

Foreign Born

1.37%

Non Citizen

1.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.86% of Gila County, Arizona residents were born in the United States, with 52.28% having been born in Arizona. 1.37% 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

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