Willcox, Arizona

COMMUNITY ASSETS

People, land, buildings, quality of life, transportation, infrastructure & business environment


This asset inventory is a service of Cochise County (Economic Development)


Willcox is a city in Cochise County, Arizona


Willcox, AZ

Population

2020: 3,213

2025: 3,547

2035: 3,389

2045: 3,254

2055: 3,132

Source: US Census Bureau (Census 2020) and Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity (pre-Census 2020 population projections)


Age Groups

Under 5:  10.0%

5 to 9:  7.1%

10 to 14:  7.1%

15 to 19:  8.9%

20 to 24:  6.3%

25 to 29:  6.9%

30 to 34:  5.3%

35 to 39:  5.8%

40 to 44:  4.6%

45 to 49:  6.2%

50 to 54:  6.5%

55 to 59:  6.0%

60 to 64:  5.2%

65 to 69:  4.3%

70 to 74:  3.5%

75 to 79:  2.4%

80 to 84:  2.3%

85 and over:  1.5%

Median age (years):  33.4

16 years and over:  74.4%

18 years and over:  70.4%

21 years and over:  65.9%

62 and over:  17.2%

65 and over:  14.1%

Source: US Census Bureau (Census 2010)


Race & Ethnicity

White:  67.6%

Black or African American:  1.1%

American Indian & Alaska Native:  1.3%

Asian:  0.7%

Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander: ​ 0.2%

Some other race (including 2 or more races):  29.1%

Hispanic or Latino (of any race):  50.1%

Source: US Census Bureau (Census 2010)


Language Spoken at Home

English only:  1,850 (57.6%)

Language other than English:  1,361 (42.4%)

    Speak English less than ‘very well’:  377 (11.7%)

Spanish:  1,307 (40.7%)

    Speak English less than ‘very well’:  375 (11.7%)

Note. Population 5 years old and over. Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2015-2019)


Educational Attainment

Less than 9th grade:  51  (2.5%)

9th to 12th grade (no diploma):  340  (16.5%)

High school graduate (includes equivalency):  908  (44.1%)

Some college (no degree):  481  (23.4%)

Associate’s degree: ​ 94  (4.6%)

Bachelor’s degree:  72  (3.5%)

Graduate or professional degree:  112  (5.4%)

High school graduate or higher:  1,667  (81.0%)

Bachelor’s degree or higher:  184  (8.9%)

Note. Population 25 years old and over. Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2015-2019)


School Enrollment

Nursery school, preschool:  29

Kindergarten:  68

Elementary school (grades 1-8):  466

High school (grades 9-12)272

College or graduate school:  59

Note. Population 3 years old and over. Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2015-2019)


Income

Median Household Income:  $36,756

Median Family Income:  $47,794

Per Capita Income:  $18,853

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2015-2019)


Poverty

People:  24.1%

Families:  22.3%

Children:  30.0%

Seniors:  8.9%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2015-2019)


Willcox, Arizona

Labor Force & Unemployment

Civilian Labor Force:  1,547

Employed:  1,415

Unemployed:  132

Unemployment Rate:  8.5%

Source: Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity (2020)


Workforce (by occupation)

Management, business, science & arts:  199  (15.5%)

Service:  411  (32.1%)

Sales & office:  256  (20.0%)

Natural resources, construction & maintenance:  110  (8.6%)

Production, transportation & material moving:  304  (23.8%)

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2015-2019)


Workforce (by industry)

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting & mining:  63  (4.9%)

Construction:  11  (0.9%)

Manufacturing:  135  (10.5%)

Wholesale trade:  0  (0.0%)

Retail trade:  167  (13.0%)

Transportation, warehousing & utilities:  106  (8.3%)

Information:  0  (0.0%)

Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing:  49  (3.8%)

Professional, scientific, management, administrative & waste management services:  73  (5.7%)

Educational services, health care & social assistance:  370  (28.9%)

Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food services:  210  (16.4%)

Other services (except public administration):  27  (2.1%)

Public Administration:  69  (5.4%)

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2015-2019)


Average Travel Time to Work

16.4 min

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2015-2019)


Housing Units

Total housing units:  1,826

Occupied housing units:  1,397  (76.5%)

Vacant housing units:  429  (23.5%)

Homeowner vacancy rate:  13.8%

Rental vacancy rate:  10.8%

Owner-occupied:  736  (52.7%)

Renter-occupied:  661  (47.3%)

Median home value:  $75,800

Median monthly homeowner cost:  $997*

Homeowners paying 30% or more of income for housing:  128  (31.2%)*

Median gross monthly rent:  $576

Renters paying 30% or more of income for housing:  249  (40.0%)

*Includes only housing units with a mortgage. Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2015-2019)


Willcox, Arizona

Real Estate & Development

Commercial Property (For Sale)

Commercial Property (Lease)

Land for Sale

Homes for Sale

Rentals (Residential)

Real Estate Agents

Development Services (Planning Department)

Tax Parcel Inquiry


Quality of Life

Weather and Climate

Events, Attractions & Activities

Rex Allen Museum

Library

Golf

Parks

Swimming Pool


Health Care

Northern Cochise Community Hospital

Physicians

Dentists


Education

K-12

Willcox Unified District

Higher Education

Cochise College


Hospitality

Hotels

Restaurants


Willcox, Arizona

Transportation & Shipping

Major Metro Markets

Tucson (82 mi)

Phoenix (195 mi)

Commercial Airports

Tucson International Airport (77 mi)

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (191 mi)

General Aviation Airports

Cochise County Airport

Rail

San Pedro Valley Railroad

Union Pacific Railroad

Shipping

Trucking Companies

Shipping Services (Parcel)


Utilities & Telecommunications

Electricity

Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Co-op (SSVEC)

Natural Gas, Water, Wastewater

Willcox Municipal

Telecommunications

CenturyLink

Internet Service Providers


Financial Services

Chase

Compass

Western Bank

Cochise Credit Union


Incentives, Taxes & Regulation

Arizona Programs & Incentives

Business Licensing & Taxes

Individual Income Tax

Withholding Tax

Worker’s Compensation

Unemployment Insurance

Sales Tax (TPT)

Property Tax

Minimum Wage


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Cochise County Asset Inventories (County, Municipalities & Census Designated Places)

Cochise County, Sierra Vista, Douglas, Bisbee, Benson, Willcox, Huachuca City, TombstoneBowie, Dragoon, Elfrida, McNeal, Mescal, Miracle ValleyNacoPalominasPirtleville, San Simon, Sierra Vista Southeast, St. David, Sunizona, Whetstone


This asset inventory is a service of Cochise County (Economic Development)