Population density (sq mi)7916591
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%

Key findings

  • The population density in Payson is 1116% 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
  • In Payson 0.48% of the population is Asian

Compare Payson, AZ Demographics


      Payson population breakdown by race

      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Payson age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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