Payson demographics profile

StatisticPaysonArizonaNational
Population15,2976,728,577318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)7915791
Median age57.137.137.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)67%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1821%42%43%
Speak English93%73%79%
Speak Spanish5%20%13%
Payson, AZ has a population of 15,297 and is the 2,788th largest city in the United States. The population density is 791 per sq mi which is 1275% higher than the Arizona average and 773% higher than the national average. The median age in Payson is 57 which is approximately 54% higher than the Arizona average of 37. In Payson, 67% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 93% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 36% of Payson residents were born in Arizona, 58% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Payson is 1275% higher than Arizona.
  • The median age in Payson is 54% higher than Arizona.
  • In Payson 92.53% of the population is White.
  • In Payson 0.19% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Payson 0.48% of the population is Asian.

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Payson population breakdown by race

RacePaysonArizonaNational
White92.53%77.80%73.35%
Black or African American0.19%4.27%12.63%
Asian0.48%3.05%5.22%
American Indian2.56%4.41%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.19%0.18%
Mixed race1.27%3.31%3.06%
Other race2.95%6.97%4.75%
In Payson, 9.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Payson, AZ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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