AZ

National Population : 333,590,059
Arizona State Population : 7,156,695

About Payson, AZ

Payson, AZ is located in Gila County in the state of Arizona.

The total City Population for Payson is about 14,684 with about 315 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 26,834.

The Average Home Value is $212,700.00, which is roughly 5% higher than the Average Home Value of $202,052.00 for the state of Arizona, and roughly 11% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $45,928.00, which is roughly 18% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $55,691.00 for the state of Arizona, and roughly 20% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Payson is about 4.6%.

Arizona is ranked #22 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 50.69 out of 100.

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Voting

Gila County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 51.33% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 66.43%
Democratic: 32.33%
Libertarian: 1.24%
Green: 0%
Other: 0%


Nearby Locations

Strawberry, AZ (16.27 mi.)
Pine, AZ (16.27 mi.)
Flagstaff, AZ (33.50 mi.)
Happy Jack, AZ (33.50 mi.)
Camp Verde, AZ (39.48 mi.)
Rio Verde, AZ (39.87 mi.)
Rimrock, AZ (41.28 mi.)
Roosevelt, AZ (43.64 mi.)
Fort McDowell, AZ (45.27 mi.)
Heber, AZ (45.34 mi.)
Cave Creek, AZ (46.01 mi.)
Scottsdale, AZ (46.81 mi.)
Bensch Ranch, AZ (48.09 mi.)
Spring Valley, AZ (48.09 mi.)
Mayer, AZ (48.09 mi.)
Cordes Lakes, AZ (48.09 mi.)
Fountain Hls, AZ (48.17 mi.)
Fountain Hills, AZ (48.17 mi.)
Sedona, AZ (48.38 mi.)
Black Cyn Cty, AZ (49.35 mi.)
Rock Springs, AZ (49.35 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 85541
Latitude : 34.044276
Longitude : -111.230920
TimeZone : Mountain (GMT -07:00)
Daylight Saving : No
Region : West
Average Elevation : 4056 ft.
Area Code(s) : 928

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.19
Male Population Estimate : 39.86%
Female Population Estimate : 41.67%
Median Age : 52.9
Male Median Age : 51.9
Female Median Age : 53.6

White Population Estimate : 76.63%
Black Population Estimate : 0.49%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 7.37%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.61%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.15%
Indian Population Estimate : 2.36%
Other Population Estimate : 2.79%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Payson specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Gila County: About 7 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Gila County: About 574 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Gila County is about 47% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 50% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.