Navajo County, Arizona Population 2021

Navajo County, Arizona's estimated population is 112,288 with a growth rate of 0.61% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Navajo County, Arizona is the 10th largest county in Arizona. The 2010 Population was 107,697 and has seen a growth of 4.26% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021112,2886820.61%
2020111,6066820.61%
2019110,9246820.62%
2018110,2421,1631.07%
2017109,0796120.56%
2016108,4678290.77%
2015107,638-63-0.06%
2014107,7015660.53%
2013107,135-178-0.17%
2012107,313-239-0.22%
2011107,552-145-0.13%
2010107,69730,03938.68%
199077,65810,02914.83%
198067,62919,91441.74%
197047,7159,72125.59%
196037,9948,54829.03%
195029,4464,13716.35%
194025,3094,10719.37%
193021,2025,12531.88%
192016,0774,60640.15%
191011,4712,64229.92%
19008,8290.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.61%
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State
Founded
March 21, 1895
County Seat
2010 Population
107,697
Growth Since 2010
4.26%
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Navajo County, Arizona Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White51,49647.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native48,79544.66%
Some Other Race4,0333.69%
Two or More Races3,1482.88%
Black or African American1,0050.92%
Asian6520.60%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1410.13%
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Navajo County, Arizona Population by Race

Navajo County, Arizona Population Pyramid $2021

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Navajo County, Arizona Median Age

37.3


Total

35.6


Male

38.7


Female

Navajo County, Arizona Adults

There are 79,820 adults, (19,062 of whom are seniors) in Navajo County, Arizona.

Navajo County, Arizona Age Dependency

79.8

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Navajo County, Arizona Sex Ratio

Female

54,549

49.92%

Male

54,721

50.08%

Navajo County, Arizona Population by Age

Navajo County, Arizona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Navajo County, Arizona Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.3%20.7%
All68.8%31.2%
Male62.8%37.2%
Non Family60.8%39.2%
Female57.5%42.5%

68.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Navajo County, Arizona Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All34,9903.0468.8
Married15,9893.5979.3
Non Family10,6351.260.8
Female6,3304.3457.5
Male2,0364.2862.8

3.72

Average Family Size

3.04

Average Household Size

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Navajo County, Arizona Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,1285.85%
9th to 12th Grade7,59210.76%
High School Graduate21,38330.32%
Some College21,12229.95%
Associates Degree5,5427.86%
Bachelors Degree6,1768.76%
Graduate Degree4,5826.50%
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Navajo County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Navajo County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White33,46830,7198,059
Native American28,27021,3571,739
Hispanic6,9205,001454
Other Race2,7681,78788
2+ Races1,2681,089166
Black76167860
Asian506441281
Islander62628

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 55.53%.

Navajo County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,874$36,472$24,474
Less Than 9th Grade$22,726$28,363$16,898
High School Graduate$22,672$27,223$17,446
Some College$28,952$37,297$24,265
Bachelors Degree$44,318$54,183$35,309
Graduate Degree$54,206$64,683$47,500

$29,874

Average Earnings

$36,472

Average Male

$24,474

Average Female

Navajo County, Arizona Earnings by Educational Attainment

Navajo County, Arizona Language by Age

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Navajo County, Arizona Language

62.46% of Navajo County, Arizona residents speak only English, while 37.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 30.04% of the population.

Navajo County, Arizona Language

Navajo County, Arizona Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native47,85419,21740.16%
White44,5486,35114.26%
Hispanic11,2463,36329.90%
Other3,1231,31442.07%
Multiple3,02676925.41%
Black75522629.93%
Asian65119329.65%
Islander1413826.95%

27.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.36%

Male Poverty Rate

29.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Navajo County, Arizona

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Navajo County, Arizona is White, with 14.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.62%.

Navajo County, Arizona Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.19%
High School29.58%
Some College16.54%
Bachelors or Greater6.75%

Navajo County, Arizona Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed50.38%
Male Unemployed39.51%
Female Employed16.33%
Male Employed10.51%

Navajo County, Arizona Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Navajo County, Arizona Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,067$54,678
Families$48,944$62,149
Married Families$63,340$75,340
Non Families$22,843$34,312
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Income by Household Type

Navajo County, Arizona Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Navajo County, Arizona Married by Age and Sex

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Navajo 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.

Navajo County, Arizona Marital Status by Race

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Navajo County, Arizona Marital Status

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7,235

Number of Veterans

6,677

Male Veterans

558

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,886
First Gulf War1,131
Second Gulf War917
Korea588
World War II185

Navajo County, Arizona Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,203
75+1,762
55 to 641,417
35 to 541,346
18 to 34507

Navajo County, Arizona Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,56313.80%
Native American1,1663.51%
Hispanic3854.67%
Other Race2337.13%
2+ Races15310.27%
Black758.57%
Asian458.32%

Navajo County, Arizona Veterans by Race

Navajo County, Arizona Veterans by Education

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10.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Navajo County, Arizona Veterans by Education

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46.2%

Labor Force Participation

40.3%

Employment Rate

12.7%

Unemployment Rate

Navajo County, Arizona Employment by Age

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Navajo County, Arizona Employment by Race

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Navajo 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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67.59%

Born in Navajo County, Arizona

97.09%

Native Born

2.91%

Foreign Born

1.57%

Non Citizen

1.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.09% of Navajo County, Arizona residents were born in the United States, with 67.59% having been born in Arizona. 1.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Navajo 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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