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Gila County, Arizona (AZ)

County population in 2021: 54,692 (59% urban, 41% rural); it was 51,335 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,366
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 8,393
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 15,860
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,241 (it was 4,280 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

34%

Land area: 4768 sq. mi.

Water area: 28.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 11 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Gila County: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (25.9%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (13.1%), Retail trade (11.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 70%
  • Government: 24%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Gila County, AZ (2021)
    • 32,52160.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 10,61519.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 8,08215.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1,5122.8%Two or more races
    • 4250.8%Asian alone
    • 3710.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

51.0 years
Arizona median age:

38.6 years
Males: 27,262  (49.8%)
Females: 27,430  (50.2%)
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Average household size:
Gila County:

2.0 people
Arizona:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $53,857 ($30,917 in 1999)
This county:

$53,857
Arizona:

$69,056

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $788 (lower quartile is $499, upper quartile is $1,035)
This county:

$788
State:

$1099


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $241,462 (it was $90,100 in 2000)
Gila:

$241,462
Arizona:

$336,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $104,598 - $396,989

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $348,215
Here:

$348,215
State:

$430,899

Townhouses or other attached units: $246,377
Here:

$246,377
State:

$317,232

Mobile homes: $157,196
Here:

$157,196
State:

$123,215

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $169,926
Here:

$169,926
State:

$239,133

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,323
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $398

Institutionalized population: 774

Crime in 2020 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 6
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 174
  • Burglaries: 52
  • Thefts: 236
  • Auto thefts: 82

Crime in 2019 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 167
  • Burglaries: 65
  • Thefts: 252
  • Auto thefts: 67
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 196 buildings, average cost: $270,600
  • 2020: 187 buildings, average cost: $235,900
  • 2019: 145 buildings, average cost: $242,100
  • 2018: 163 buildings, average cost: $248,400
  • 2017: 152 buildings, average cost: $237,600
  • 2016: 116 buildings, average cost: $240,100
  • 2015: 105 buildings, average cost: $236,100
  • 2014: 101 buildings, average cost: $260,300
  • 2013: 72 buildings, average cost: $227,200
  • 2012: 51 buildings, average cost: $242,300
  • 2011: 47 buildings, average cost: $254,800
  • 2010: 70 buildings, average cost: $211,500
  • 2009: 63 buildings, average cost: $232,500
  • 2008: 135 buildings, average cost: $222,500
  • 2007: 209 buildings, average cost: $225,900
  • 2006: 313 buildings, average cost: $198,800
  • 2005: 380 buildings, average cost: $154,600
  • 2004: 281 buildings, average cost: $136,200
  • 2003: 248 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2002: 300 buildings, average cost: $120,900
  • 2001: 260 buildings, average cost: $122,000
  • 2000: 335 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 1999: 368 buildings, average cost: $113,300
  • 1998: 346 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 1997: 388 buildings, average cost: $105,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Gila, AZ residents
Average permit cost in Gila, AZ
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $1,509 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $1,188 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Gila, AZ in 2021
Distribution of house value in Gila, AZ in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Gila, AZ in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 18.7%
Gila County:

18.7%
Arizona:

12.8%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.3% for Black residents, 16.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 43.6% for American Indian residents, 109.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 11.4% for other race residents, 16.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 51.0 years old
(Males: 49.8 years old, Females: 51.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 61.0 years old, Black residents: 51.1 years old, American Indian residents: 29.7 years old, Asian residents: 39.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 35.3 years old, Other race residents: 40.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Gila County is $524 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $689 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $946 a month.

Cities in this county include: Payson, Globe, Reservation, San Carlos, Central Heights-Midland City, Tonto, Star Valley, Miami, Pine, Claypool.

Gila County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2019 air pollution in Gila County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.039 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 16.7 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Chester County, South Carolina , Jefferson County, Oklahoma , Latimer County, Oklahoma , Elbert County, Georgia , Panola County, Mississippi .

Unemployment in March 2023:
Here:

3.7%
Arizona:

3.2%

Unemployment by year in Gila, AZ
County total employment by year in Gila, AZ
County average yearly wages by year in Gila, AZ

Current college students: 1,886
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,524 (56.6% naturalized citizens)

Gila County:

2.8%
Whole state:

12.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2782010 or later
  • 3082000 to 2009
  • 3401990 to 1999
  • 3401980 to 1989
  • 2061970 to 1979
  • 711Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 87.7%

Gila County marital status for males Gila County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 24,052
  • One, attached: 508
  • Two: 157
  • 3 or 4: 645
  • 5 to 9: 359
  • 10 to 19: 69
  • 20 to 49: 206
  • 50 or more: 90
  • Mobile homes: 6,252
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 586

Housing units in Gila County with a mortgage: 7,954 (504 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 375 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 84

Here:

7.7% with mortgage
State:

98.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Gila County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,51910
Evangelical Protestant5,41654
Other4,75617
Mainline Protestant1,45411
None33,452-
Gila County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Gila County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Gila County:

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 51
This county:

9.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Gila County:

11.4%
Arizona:

8.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Gila County:

27.1%
State:

22.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.9%
State:

14.2%

Agriculture in Gila County:

Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $16,221
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $427.53
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.35%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 89.92%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $21,763
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 100.00%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $21,767
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 82.93%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.12%
Land in orchards: 134 acres

Earthquake activity:

Gila County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arizona state average. It is 1876% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 320.3 miles away from Gila County center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 274.4 miles away from the county center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 317.4 miles away from the county center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 285.8 miles away from the county center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 276.7 miles away from Gila County center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 466.5 miles away from the county center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Arizona Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4524, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Arizona Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 18, 2010 to January 22, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1888: March 18, 2010, FEMA Id: 1888, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Arizona Water Wheel Fire, Incident Period: August 30, 2009 to September 05, 2009, Fire Management Assistance Declared: August 31, 2009, FEMA Id: 2835, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Arizona Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 25, 2006 to August 04, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1660: September 07, 2006, FEMA Id: 1660, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Arizona Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3241: September 12, 2005, FEMA Id: 3241, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Arizona Edge Fire Complex, Incident Period: July 21, 2005 to July 24, 2005, Fire Management Assistance Declared: July 22, 2005, FEMA Id: 2570, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Arizona Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: February 10, 2005 to February 15, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1586: April 14, 2005, FEMA Id: 1586, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Arizona Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 28, 2004 to January 12, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1581: February 17, 2005, FEMA Id: 1581, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Arizona Willow Fire, Incident Period: June 24, 2004 to July 13, 2004, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 28, 2004, FEMA Id: 2523, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Arizona Kinishba Fire, Incident Period: July 13, 2003 to July 22, 2003, Fire Management Assistance Declared: July 14, 2003, FEMA Id: 2478, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Gila County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Fires: 6, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Gila

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,127 (70.0%)
  • Carpooled: 2,171 (11.6%)
  • Bus: 21 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 117 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 8 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 162 (0.9%)
  • Worked at home: 2,493 (13.3%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2021


  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (49%)
  • Taiwan (9%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Thailand (3%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (2%)
  • Guatemala (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Gila County


  • English (9%)
  • American (9%)
  • German (9%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Norwegian (2%)
  • European (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Gila County, Arizona in 2010:

  • 363 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 267 people in state prisons
  • 126 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 38 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 31 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 30 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 29 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 16 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Gila County, Arizona in 2000:

  • 387 people in nursing homes
  • 253 people in state prisons
  • 180 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 43 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 30 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 26 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 3 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 2 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 2 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $56,452.

8.84% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($70,997 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.84%
Arizona average:

6.85%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.95% relocated from other counties in Arizona ($44,805 average AGI)
2.89% relocated from other states ($26,191 average AGI)
Gila County:

2.89%
Arizona average:

4.90%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Maricopa County, AZ  4.03% ($75,141 average AGI)
from Pinal County, AZ  0.69% ($49,336)
from Pima County, AZ  0.26% ($53,176)
from Yavapai County, AZ  0.25% ($41,146)
from Navajo County, AZ  0.24% ($47,362)
from Riverside County, CA  0.17% ($76,939)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.15% ($180,467)


6.90% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($66,511 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.90%
Arizona average:

5.72%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.44% relocated to other counties in Arizona ($46,530 average AGI)
2.45% relocated to other states ($19,982 average AGI)
Gila County:

2.45%
Arizona average:

3.76%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Maricopa County, AZ  2.46% ($89,068 average AGI)
to Pinal County, AZ  0.61% ($52,453)
to Navajo County, AZ  0.32% ($56,629)
to Pima County, AZ  0.31% ($66,085)
to Yavapai County, AZ  0.22% ($50,738)
to Graham County, AZ  0.14% ($47,074)

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 12.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 13.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Gila County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 14.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Gila County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Gila County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gila County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gila County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gila County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Gila County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 12,655 (10,544 aged, 2,111 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,839 (15%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Gila County, Arizona in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (902)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (902)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (801)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (730)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (569)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (449)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (390)
  • Congestive heart failure (317)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (227)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (200)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 125.7. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 226.2. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 167.6
  • Other - 58.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 54,692
  • Male householders: 11,171 (3,879 living alone), Female householders: 12,262 (3,438 living alone)
  • 10,948 spouses (10,892 opposite-sex spouses), 1,870 unmarried partners, (1,785 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 11,345 children (10,455 natural, 329 adopted, 560 stepchildren), 2,764 grandchildren, 543 brothers or sisters, 308 parents, 105 foster children, 1,319 other relatives, 1,212 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 952

Size of family households: 7,742 2-persons, 2,432 3-persons, 2,035 4-persons, 1,108 5-persons, 726 6-persons, 504 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,312 1-person, 1,408 2-persons, 44 3-persons, 35 4-persons, 13 5-persons.

4,795 married couples with children.
2,809 single-parent households (809 men, 2,000 women).

84.8% of residents of Gila speak English at home.
8.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (79% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 17% don't speak English at all).
6.2% of residents speak other language at home (85% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $584,096,000 ($11,359 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $10,201,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $187,722,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $85,498,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,076,000
Federal grants: $148,207,000
Federal procurement contracts: $134,462,000 ($881,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $23,131,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,253,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $18,526,000
Federal Government insurance: $46,632,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 3,608
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,358
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

37 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +280
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+28 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -129
Here -2 per 1000 residents
State +69 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Gila County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.82 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Year house built in Gila County, Arizona
  • Year house built in Gila County, Arizona
  • 122020 or later
  • 2,3212010 to 2019
  • 5,9982000 to 2009
  • 5,2601990 to 1999
  • 5,5711980 to 1989
  • 6,3161970 to 1979
  • 2,6991960 to 1969
  • 2,0551950 to 1959
  • 7811940 to 1949
  • 1,6751939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Gila County, Arizona
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gila County, Arizona
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gila County, Arizona
  • 3781 room
  • 3492 rooms
  • 1,1313 rooms
  • 2,8894 rooms
  • 4,4405 rooms
  • 4,2996 rooms
  • 2,5577 rooms
  • 1,1978 rooms
  • 1,1329+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gila County, Arizona
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gila County, Arizona
  • 1861 room
  • 4242 rooms
  • 7913 rooms
  • 1,3694 rooms
  • 9325 rooms
  • 7446 rooms
  • 5447 rooms
  • 948 rooms
  • 1029+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Gila County, Arizona
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Gila County, Arizona
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Gila County, Arizona
  • 385no bedroom
  • 1,0441 bedroom
  • 5,0852 bedrooms
  • 9,1623 bedrooms
  • 2,0934 bedrooms
  • 5895+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gila County, Arizona
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gila County, Arizona
  • 184no bedroom
  • 9851 bedroom
  • 1,9652 bedrooms
  • 1,5613 bedrooms
  • 4654 bedrooms
  • 355+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Gila County, Arizona in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Gila County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gila County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1,019no vehicle
  • 5,4501 vehicle
  • 6,6092 vehicles
  • 3,4803 vehicles
  • 1,2514 vehicles
  • 5795+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Gila County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gila County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 442no vehicle
  • 2,3611 vehicle
  • 1,7622 vehicles
  • 5823 vehicles
  • 394 vehicles
  • 445+ vehicles

83.8% of Gila County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Arizona.

Gila County:

83.8%
State average:

83.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 29,218
  • Other state: 23,943
  • Northeast: 2,584
  • Midwest: 7,318
  • South: 3,658
  • West: 10,459
Year householders moved into unit in Gila County, AZ
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Gila County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 38.8%Utility gas
  • 34.7%Electricity
  • 11.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.7%Wood
  • 2.5%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 55.8%Electricity
  • 26.2%Utility gas
  • 8.3%Wood
  • 7.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 525
Here:

10.6%
Arizona:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 143
Here:

6.9%
Arizona:

9.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 336
Here:

24.4%
Arizona:

17.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Gila County government finances - Expenditure in 2020:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,978,000
  • Charges - Other: $18,211,000
    Other: $3,123,000
    Sewerage: $2,262,000
    Sewerage: $145,000
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,926,000
    General - Other: $2,449,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,079,000
    Water Utilities: $671,000
    Police Protection: $173,000
    Financial Administration: $113,000
    Health - Other: $75,000
    Housing and Community Development: $41,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $17,081,000
    Police Protection: $10,021,000
    General - Other: $8,887,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,641,000
    Financial Administration: $8,537,000
    Financial Administration: $8,517,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,247,000
    Police Protection: $7,966,000
    Regular Highways: $7,272,000
    Health - Other: $6,118,000
    Regular Highways: $5,689,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,389,000
    Health - Other: $4,902,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,466,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,103,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,507,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,339,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,170,000
    Libraries: $2,727,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,357,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,925,000
    Sewerage: $1,841,000
    Water Utilities: $1,549,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,524,000
    Libraries: $1,320,000
    Water Utilities: $1,137,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $292,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $274,000
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000
    Sewerage: $13,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $4,295,000
    Other: $3,959,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,872,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,620,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,587,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,162,000
    Water Utilities: $532,000
    Education: $234,000
    Education: $201,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $36,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Corrections: $172,000
    Other - General - Other: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Water Utilities: $137,000
    Water Utilities: $135,000
    Sewerage: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $210,000
    Education: $10,000
    Education: $8,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,415,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,736,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,137,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,500,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,158,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,277,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $922,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $552,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $526,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $487,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $298,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $243,000
    Rents: $90,000
    Rents: $53,000
    Special Assessments: $30,000
    Special Assessments: $12,000
    Sale of Property: $6,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $271,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,003,000
    Cash and Securities: $1,763,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,472,000
    Water Utilities: $2,208,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $173,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $8,205,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,739,000
    Highways: $4,425,000
    Highways: $4,067,000
    Other: $3,748,000
    Other: $1,910,000
    Education: $71,000
    Education: $53,000
  • Tax - Property: $23,743,000
    Property: $22,202,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,034,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,624,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,163,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,087,000
    Other License: $639,000
    Other License: $568,000
    Other: $87,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $71,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $71,000
    Other: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $37,796,000
    : $847,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $501,000
    Interest on Debt: $226,000

Gila County government finances - Revenue in 2020:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,978,000
  • Charges - Other: $18,211,000
    Other: $3,123,000
    Sewerage: $2,262,000
    Sewerage: $145,000
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,926,000
    General - Other: $2,449,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,079,000
    Water Utilities: $671,000
    Police Protection: $173,000
    Financial Administration: $113,000
    Health - Other: $75,000
    Housing and Community Development: $41,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $17,081,000
    Police Protection: $10,021,000
    General - Other: $8,887,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,641,000
    Financial Administration: $8,537,000
    Financial Administration: $8,517,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,247,000
    Police Protection: $7,966,000
    Regular Highways: $7,272,000
    Health - Other: $6,118,000
    Regular Highways: $5,689,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,389,000
    Health - Other: $4,902,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,466,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,103,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,507,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,339,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,170,000
    Libraries: $2,727,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,357,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,925,000
    Sewerage: $1,841,000
    Water Utilities: $1,549,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,524,000
    Libraries: $1,320,000
    Water Utilities: $1,137,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $292,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $274,000
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000
    Sewerage: $13,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $4,295,000
    Other: $3,959,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,872,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,620,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,587,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,162,000
    Water Utilities: $532,000
    Education: $234,000
    Education: $201,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $36,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Corrections: $172,000
    Other - General - Other: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Water Utilities: $137,000
    Water Utilities: $135,000
    Sewerage: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $210,000
    Education: $10,000
    Education: $8,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,415,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,736,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,137,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,500,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,158,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,277,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $922,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $552,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $526,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $487,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $298,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $243,000
    Rents: $90,000
    Rents: $53,000
    Special Assessments: $30,000
    Special Assessments: $12,000
    Sale of Property: $6,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $271,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,003,000
    Cash and Securities: $1,763,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,472,000
    Water Utilities: $2,208,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $173,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $8,205,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,739,000
    Highways: $4,425,000
    Highways: $4,067,000
    Other: $3,748,000
    Other: $1,910,000
    Education: $71,000
    Education: $53,000
  • Tax - Property: $23,743,000
    Property: $22,202,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,034,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,624,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,163,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,087,000
    Other License: $639,000
    Other License: $568,000
    Other: $87,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $71,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $71,000
    Other: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $37,796,000
    : $847,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $501,000
    Interest on Debt: $226,000

Gila County government finances - Debt in 2020:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,978,000
  • Charges - Other: $18,211,000
    Other: $3,123,000
    Sewerage: $2,262,000
    Sewerage: $145,000
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,926,000
    General - Other: $2,449,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,079,000
    Water Utilities: $671,000
    Police Protection: $173,000
    Financial Administration: $113,000
    Health - Other: $75,000
    Housing and Community Development: $41,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $17,081,000
    Police Protection: $10,021,000
    General - Other: $8,887,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,641,000
    Financial Administration: $8,537,000
    Financial Administration: $8,517,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,247,000
    Police Protection: $7,966,000
    Regular Highways: $7,272,000
    Health - Other: $6,118,000
    Regular Highways: $5,689,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,389,000
    Health - Other: $4,902,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,466,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,103,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,507,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,339,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,170,000
    Libraries: $2,727,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,357,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,925,000
    Sewerage: $1,841,000
    Water Utilities: $1,549,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,524,000
    Libraries: $1,320,000
    Water Utilities: $1,137,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $292,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $274,000
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000
    Sewerage: $13,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $4,295,000
    Other: $3,959,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,872,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,620,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,587,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,162,000
    Water Utilities: $532,000
    Education: $234,000
    Education: $201,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $36,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Corrections: $172,000
    Other - General - Other: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Water Utilities: $137,000
    Water Utilities: $135,000
    Sewerage: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $210,000
    Education: $10,000
    Education: $8,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,415,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,736,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,137,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,500,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,158,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,277,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $922,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $552,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $526,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $487,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $298,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $243,000
    Rents: $90,000
    Rents: $53,000
    Special Assessments: $30,000
    Special Assessments: $12,000
    Sale of Property: $6,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $271,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,003,000
    Cash and Securities: $1,763,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,472,000
    Water Utilities: $2,208,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $173,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $8,205,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,739,000
    Highways: $4,425,000
    Highways: $4,067,000
    Other: $3,748,000
    Other: $1,910,000
    Education: $71,000
    Education: $53,000
  • Tax - Property: $23,743,000
    Property: $22,202,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,034,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,624,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,163,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,087,000
    Other License: $639,000
    Other License: $568,000
    Other: $87,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $71,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $71,000
    Other: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $37,796,000
    : $847,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $501,000
    Interest on Debt: $226,000

Gila County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2020:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,978,000
  • Charges - Other: $18,211,000
    Other: $3,123,000
    Sewerage: $2,262,000
    Sewerage: $145,000
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,926,000
    General - Other: $2,449,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,079,000
    Water Utilities: $671,000
    Police Protection: $173,000
    Financial Administration: $113,000
    Health - Other: $75,000
    Housing and Community Development: $41,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $17,081,000
    Police Protection: $10,021,000
    General - Other: $8,887,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,641,000
    Financial Administration: $8,537,000
    Financial Administration: $8,517,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,247,000
    Police Protection: $7,966,000
    Regular Highways: $7,272,000
    Health - Other: $6,118,000
    Regular Highways: $5,689,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,389,000
    Health - Other: $4,902,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,466,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,103,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,507,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,339,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,170,000
    Libraries: $2,727,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,357,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,925,000
    Sewerage: $1,841,000
    Water Utilities: $1,549,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,524,000
    Libraries: $1,320,000
    Water Utilities: $1,137,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $292,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $274,000
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000
    Sewerage: $13,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $4,295,000
    Other: $3,959,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,872,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,620,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,587,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,162,000
    Water Utilities: $532,000
    Education: $234,000
    Education: $201,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $36,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Corrections: $172,000
    Other - General - Other: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Water Utilities: $137,000
    Water Utilities: $135,000
    Sewerage: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $210,000
    Education: $10,000
    Education: $8,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,415,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,736,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,137,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,500,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,158,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,277,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $922,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $552,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $526,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $487,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $298,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $243,000
    Rents: $90,000
    Rents: $53,000
    Special Assessments: $30,000
    Special Assessments: $12,000
    Sale of Property: $6,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $271,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,003,000
    Cash and Securities: $1,763,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,472,000
    Water Utilities: $2,208,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $173,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $8,205,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,739,000
    Highways: $4,425,000
    Highways: $4,067,000
    Other: $3,748,000
    Other: $1,910,000
    Education: $71,000
    Education: $53,000
  • Tax - Property: $23,743,000
    Property: $22,202,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,034,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,624,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,163,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,087,000
    Other License: $639,000
    Other License: $568,000
    Other: $87,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $71,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $71,000
    Other: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $37,796,000
    : $847,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $501,000
    Interest on Debt: $226,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,382
  • Number of aged recipients: 121
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,261
  • Number of recipients under 18: 225
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 915
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 242
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 410
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 643
Most common first names in Gila County, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William40874.0 years
Robert40572.5 years
John40374.3 years
James36073.6 years
Mary31377.2 years
Charles24074.1 years
George23875.6 years
Frank17875.4 years
Richard16869.4 years
Dorothy15876.6 years
Most common last names in Gila County, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith19374.0 years
Johnson14873.5 years
Jones12474.5 years
Brown9773.7 years
Miller8975.2 years
Williams8872.8 years
Anderson8572.4 years
Martin7775.5 years
Davis7274.5 years
Clark6473.8 years
Businesses in Gila County, AZ
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware3Little Caesars Pizza2
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone2Motel 61
Best Western2Nike1
Big O Tires2Nissan1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Quality1
Chevrolet1RadioShack2
Church's Chicken1SAS Shoes1
Comfort Inn1SONIC Drive-In2
Curves1Safeway3
Dairy Queen2Sears1
Days Inn1Starbucks2
Dennys1Subway4
FedEx5Super 81
Ford2Taco Bell1
GNC1The Room Place1
H&R Block2U-Haul6
Holiday Inn1UPS10
Home Depot1Vans1
Jack In The Box2Vons3
Jones New York1Walgreens1
KFC2Walmart1
Kroger1Wendy's2

Gila County on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"