Fort Defiance, Arizona Census Data & Community Profile

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Fort Defiance GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Fort Defiance, AZ
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Fort Defiance, AZ was 4,061.

Fort Defiance Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Fort Defiance was 1,921, which represents 47.3 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Fort Defiance, AZ
There are an estimated 507 married men in the town. 43.6 percent of men over 15 years old in Fort Defiance are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Fort Defiance is 2,140 which is 52.7 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Fort Defiance, Arizona
There are an estimated 622 married women in the community. 42.1 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Fort Defiance, AZ
The median age of people living in Fort Defiance, AZ was 25.8 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Fort Defiance was 337. There were 2,436 people above the age of 18, which represents 60 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 4.5 percent of the population (183) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Fort Defiance, AZ
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Fort Defiance, AZ was 3,984.

White Population in Fort Defiance, AZ
The estimated White population in the Fort Defiance community is 184, which is 4.5 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Fort Defiance, Arizona
The estimated Black/African American population is 7, which is 0.2 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Fort Defiance, AZ
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Fort Defiance, AZ was 3,771.

Asian Population in Fort Defiance, Arizona
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 12.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Fort Defiance, AZ
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Fort Defiance was an estimated 1.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 9, while those of “two or more races” was 77 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Fort Defiance community was 55, or 1.4 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Fort Defiance, AZ
The household population number in Fort Defiance was 4,027.

Group Quarters Population in Fort Defiance, AZ
Group Quarters population in the community was 34.

Average Household Size in Fort Defiance, AZ
The average household size in Fort Defiance is 3.61 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 4.15 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Fort Defiance, AZ
At the time of the last census survey, there were 1,321 total housing units in Fort Defiance.

The number of occupied housing units was 1,115, or 84.4 of the total units in town. Of these, 687 were owner-occupied (61.6), and 428 were renter-occupied (38.4, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 206 vacant homes in Fort Defiance at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Fort Defiance, Arizona
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 348, with a median value in dollars of 39,300.

Monthly Owner Costs in Fort Defiance, AZ
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $488 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Fort Defiance, average costs per month were $159 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 1,581 people in the community had a high school degree, or 78.2 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Fort Defiance, Arizona
323 people in Fort Defiance also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 16 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Fort Defiance, AZ
The number of Civilian Veterans in Fort Defiance was 223, or 9.4 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Fort Defiance, AZ
In 2000, there were 555 people in Fort Defiance, AZ listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Fort Defiance, AZ
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 2,016 people in Fort Defiance who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 55 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Fort Defiance, Arizona
There were 1,391 in the labor force in Fort Defiance at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 55.2 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Fort Defiance was 20.8 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Fort Defiance, AZ
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $33,125. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Fort Defiance, AZ
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $35,448. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Fort Defiance, Arizona
Per capita income in Fort Defiance in the last full census was 10,716. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Fort Defiance numbered 241, or 27.9 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Fort Defiance, AZ
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 1,182, or 29.5 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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