Gila County Arizona           

Towns

 

County Courthouse Gila County
1400 E. Ash St.
Globe, AZ 85501-1414
Telephone: (520) 425-3231

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gila_County,_Arizona

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 51,335 people, 20,140 households, and 14,098 families residing in the county. The population density was 11 people per square mile (4/km). There were 28,189 housing units at an average density of 6 per square mile (2/km). The racial makeup of the county was 77.82% White, 0.38% Black or African American, 12.92% Native American, 0.43% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 6.59% from other races, and 1.80% from two or more races. 16.65% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 9.84% reported speaking Spanish at home, while 6.29% speak Western Apache [1].

There were 20,140 households out of which 26.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.10% were married couples living together, 10.80%

had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.00% were non-families. 25.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.  The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.99.  In the county the population was spread out with 25.10% under the age of 18, 6.40% from 18 to 24, 22.30% from 25 to 44, 26.40% from 45 to 64, and 19.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 96.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.20 males.  The median income for a household in the county was $30,917, and the median income for a family was $36,593. Males had a median income of $31,579 versus $22,315 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,315. About 12.60% of families and 17.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.90% of those under age 18 and 7.90% of those age 65 or over.

 

Globe
*County Seat*

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Globe,_Arizona

Globe (Western Apache: Bsh Baa Gowąh)[3] is a city in Gila County, Arizona, United States. According to 2005 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 7,187.[2] The city is the county seat of Gila County.[4] Globe was founded c. 1875 as a mining camp. Mining, tourism, government and retirees are most important in the present-day. (sm note: Formerly Globe City)

 

Hayden

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hayden,_Arizona

Hayden is a town in Gila and Pinal counties in the U.S. state of Arizona. According to 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the town is 843.[1] The economic base of Hayden's economy is the Hayden Smelter.

 

Heber

 

Miami

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miami,_Arizona

Miami (Western Apache: Goshtłʼish T[3]) is a town in Gila County, Arizona, United States. Miami is a classic Western copper boomtown, though the copper mines are largely dormant now. Miami's old downtown has been partly renovated, and low-cost housing is attracting new residents. citation needed] According to 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the town is 1,841.[1]


 

Payson


 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Payson,_Arizona

Payson is a town at the meeting of three roads in Gila County, Arizona, United States. Its location puts it almost exactly in the geographic center of Arizona. It has been called "The Heart of Arizona". According to 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the town is 15,257.[1]

 

Pine

San Carlos

 

Star Valley

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_Valley,_Arizona

Star Valley is a town in Gila County, Arizona, United States, incorporated in 2005. Before incorporation, it was a census-designated place (CDP). According to 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the town is 1,999

 

Tonto Basin

Winkelman

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winkelman,_Arizona

Winkelman is a town in Gila and Pinal counties in the U.S. state of Arizona. According to 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the town was 444, almost all of whom lived in Gila County.[1]

 

Young

 

 

Ghost Towns

 

http://www.ghosttowns.com/states/az/azgila.html

Great site for more information on Gila County Ghost Towns!

79 MINE

BELLEVUE

CAMP RENO

CHILITO

CHRISTMAS

CHRYSOTILE

COPPER HILL

DOKE

LIVINGSTON

MCMILLENVILLE

MULE HOOF BEND

NUGGET

PIONEER

RICE

RICHMOND BASIN

SENECA

STANTON

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