This asset inventory is a project of City of Safford Economic Development

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Safford is part of Graham County, Arizona

 

Safford, Arizona

ASSET INVENTORY

Population Estimates and Projections

2017:  9,915

2020:  9,953

2030:  10,783

2040:  11,557

2050:  12,254

Source: Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity


Age Groups

Under 5:  9.2%

5 to 9:  8.0%

10 to 14:  7.9%

15 to 19:  8.0%

20 to 24:  ​7.7%

25 to 29:  7.1%

30 to 34:  5.5%

35 to 39:  5.7%

40 to 44:  5.3%

45 to 49:  5.3%

50 to 54:  5.9%

55 to 59:  5.3%

60 to 64:  4.5%

65 to 69:  3.9%

70 to 74:  3.6%

75 to 79:  2.9%

80 to 84:  2.2%

85 and over:  2.0%

Median age (years):  31.6

16 years and over:  73.5%

18 years and over:  70.0%

21 years and over:  65.2%

62 and over:  17.4%

65 and over:  14.6%

Source: US Census Bureau (Census 2010)


Race & Ethnicity

White:  81.4%

Black or African American:  1.2%

American Indian & Alaska Native:  1.6%

Asian:  0.9%

Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander:  ​0.1%

Some other race (including 2 or more races): 14.8%

Hispanic or Latino (of any race):   43.6%

Source: US Census Bureau (Census 2010)


Income

Median Household Income:  $49,161

Per Capita Income:  $19,807

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)


Educational Attainment

Less than 9th grade:  4.0%

9th to 12th grade (no diploma):  7.6%

High school graduate (includes equivalency):  27.1%

Some college (no degree):  36.9%

Associate's degree:  ​11.6%

Bachelor's degree:  7.9%

Graduate or professional degree:  4.7%

High school graduate or higher:  88.3%

Bachelor's degree or higher:  12.6%

Note. Population 25 years old and over. Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)


Poverty

Individuals:  19.1%

Families:  14.2%

Children:  26.8%

Seniors:  14.7%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)

 

Lifestyle2

Labor Force & Unemployment

Civilian Labor Force (2017):  4,334

Unemployment Rate (2017):  4.6%

Source: Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity 


Workforce (by occupation)

Management, business, science & arts:  30.0%

Service:  24.7%

Sales & office:  24.6%

Natural resources, construction & maintenance:  12.7%

Production, transportation & material moving:  7.9%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016) 


Workforce (by industry)

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting & mining:  13.3%

Construction:  4.9%

Manufacturing:  2.3%

Wholesale trade:  1.4%

Retail trade:  ​13.9%

Transportation, warehousing & utilities:  1.3%

Information:  1.4%

Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing:  2.7%

Professional, scientific, management, administrative & waste management services:  4.5%

Educational services, health care & social assistance:  26.0%

Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food services:  9.6%

Other services (except public administration):  6.8%

Public Administration:  11.9%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016) 


Housing Units

Total housing units:  3,964

Occupied housing units:  82.6%

Vacant housing units:  17.4%

Owner-occupied:  64.5%

Renter-occupied:  ​35.5%

Homeowner vacancy rate:  2.5%

Rental vacancy rate: 11.5%

Median home value:  $136,600

Median monthly homeowner cost:  $1,180

Homeowners paying 30% or more of income for housing:  30.2%

Median gross monthly rent:  $812

Renters paying 30% or more of income for housing:  49.0%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)


Average Travel Time to Work

16.8 min

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)

 

 

This asset inventory is a project of City of Safford Economic Development