Safford demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,1276591
Median age31.337.137.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1850%42%43%
Speak English83%73%79%
Speak Spanish16%20%13%
Safford, AZ has a population of 9,616 and is the 4,049th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,127 per sq mi which is 1634% higher than the Arizona average and 1144% higher than the national average. The median age in Safford is 31 which is approximately 16% lower than the Arizona average of 37. In Safford, 58% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 83% speak English and 16% speak Spanish. 72% of Safford residents were born in Arizona, 24% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Safford is 1634% higher than Arizona.
  • The median age in Safford is 16% lower than Arizona.
  • In Safford 92.30% of the population is White.
  • In Safford 1.33% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Safford 0.89% of the population is Asian.

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Safford population breakdown by race

Black or African American1.33%4.27%12.63%
American Indian1.47%4.41%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.19%0.18%
Mixed race1.24%3.31%3.06%
Other race2.77%6.97%4.75%
In Safford, 43.2% 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 Safford, AZ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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