Graham County, Arizona

ASSET INVENTORY

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Graham County, AZ

Population Estimates & Projections

2019:  38,476

2025:  40,384

2035:  43,817

2045:  46,634

2055:  48,858

Source: Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity


Age Groups

Under 5:  8.6%

5 to 9:  7.7%

10 to 14:  7.6%

15 to 19:  8.5%

20 to 24:  ​7.9%

25 to 29:  7.3%

30 to 34:  6.9%

35 to 39:  6.2%

40 to 44:  6.0%

45 to 49:  6.0%

50 to 54:  6.0%

55 to 59:  5.3%

60 to 64:  4.5%

65 to 69:  3.4%

70 to 74:  3.0%

75 to 79:  2.3%

80 to 84:  1.6%

85 and over:  1.2%

Median age (years):  31.6

16 years and over:  74.7%

18 years and over:  71.6%

21 years and over:  65.7%

62 and over:  14.1%

65 and over:  11.4%

Source: US Census Bureau (Census 2010)


Race & Ethnicity

White:  72.1%

Black or African American:  1.8%

American Indian & Alaska Native:  14.4%

Asian:  0.5%

Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander:  ​0.1%

Some other race (including 2 or more races):  11.0%

Hispanic or Latino (of any race):  30.4%

Source: US Census Bureau (Census 2010)


Educational Attainment

Less than 9th grade:  1,054  (4.5%)

9th to 12th grade (no diploma):  2,325  (9.9%)

High school graduate (includes equivalency):  7,028  (29.9%)

Some college (no degree) 7,105  (30.2%)

Associate’s degree:  2,421  (10.3%)

Bachelor’s degree:  2,272  (9.7%)

Graduate or professional degree:  1,326  (5.6%)

High school graduate or higher:  20,152  (85.6%)

Bachelor’s degree or higher:  3,598  (15.3%)

Note. Population 25 years old and over. Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2014-2018)


School Enrollment

Nursery school, preschool:  482

Kindergarten:  522

Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,682

High school (grades 9-12)2,262

College or graduate school:  2,236

Note. Population 3 years old and over. Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2014-2018)


Income

Median Household Income:  $51,352

Per Capita Income:  $18,113

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2014-2018)


Poverty

Individuals:  21.3%

Families:  16.3%

Children:  29.2%

Seniors:  12.7%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2014-2018)

Graham County, Arizona

Labor Force & Unemployment

Civilian Labor Force:  15,351

Employed:  14,608

Unemployed:  743

Unemployment Rate:  4.8%

Source: Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity (2019)


Workforce (by occupation)

Management, business, science & arts:  3,563  (27.8%)

Service:  2,693  (21.0%)

Sales & office:  2,934  (22.9%)

Natural resources, construction & maintenance:  1,920  (15.0%)

Production, transportation & material moving: ​ 1,727  (13.5%)

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2014-2018)


Workforce (by industry)

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting & mining:  1,453  (11.3%)

Construction:  844  (6.6%)

Manufacturing:  588  (4.6%)

Wholesale trade:  202  (1.6%)

Retail trade:  1,874  (​14.6%)

Transportation, warehousing & utilities:  381  (3.0%)

Information:  176  (1.4%)

Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing:  443  (3.5%)

Professional, scientific, management, administrative & waste management services:  640  (5.0%)

Educational services, health care & social assistance:  3,140  (24.5%)

Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food services:  1,380  (10.8%)

Other services (except public administration):  644  (5.0%)

Public Administration:  1,072  (8.4%)

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2014-2018)


Average Travel Time to Work

20.5 min

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2014-2018)


Housing Units

Total housing units:  13,416

Occupied housing units:  10,782  (80.4%)

Vacant housing units:  2,634  (19.6%)

Homeowner vacancy rate:  2.9%

Rental vacancy rate:  12.9%

Owner-occupied:  7,467  (69.3%)

Renter-occupied:  3,315  (30.7%)

Median home value:  $127,000

Median monthly homeowner cost:  $1,156*

Homeowners paying 30% or more of income for housing:  923  (22.6%)*

Median gross monthly rent:  $765

Renters paying 30% or more of income for housing:  1,035  (38.1%)

*Includes only housing units with a mortgage. Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2014-2018)

Graham County, Arizona

Real Estate & Development

Commercial Property (For Sale)

Commercial Property (Lease)

Land for Sale

Homes for Sale

Rentals (Residential)

Graham County Planning & Zoning


Quality of Life

Weather and Climate

Events, Attractions, and Activities

Golf


Health Care

Mt. Graham Regional Medical Center

Physicians

Dentists


Education

K-12

Safford Unified School District

Thatcher Unified School District

Pima Unified School District

Fort Thomas Unified District

Discovery Plus Academy

Triumphant Learning Center

Gila Institute for Technology

Bonita Elementary District

Klondyke Elementary District

Solomon Elementary District

Higher Education

Eastern Arizona College

Northern Arizona University (Thatcher Campus)

Arizona State University (degrees offered at Eastern Arizona College)


Hospitality

Hotels

Restaurants

Graham County, Arizona

Transportation & Shipping

Major Metro Markets

Tucson (127 mi)

Phoenix (165 mi)

Commercial Airports

Tucson International Airport (123 mi)

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (164 mi)

General Aviation Airports

Safford Regional Airport

China Peak Observatory Airport

Rail

Arizona Eastern Railway

Shipping

Trucking Companies

Shipping Services (Parcel)


Utilities & Telecommunications

Electricity, Natural Gas, Water, Sewer

Safford Municipal Utilities

Thatcher Municipal Utilities

Pima Municipal Utilities

Telecommunications

CableOne

CenturyLink

Valley Telecom

Internet Service Providers


Financial Services

Chase

National Bank of Arizona

Washington Federal

OneAZ Credit Union

Farm Credit West


Incentives, Taxes & Regulation

Arizona Incentives

Business Taxes

Individual Income Tax

Withholding Tax

Worker’s Compensation

Unemployment Insurance

Sales Tax (TPT)

Property Tax

Minimum Wage

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Graham County Asset Inventories (Municipalities)

Safford, Thatcher