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.