Graham County, Arizona

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Graham County is located in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of Arizona. As of 2000 its population was 33,489. The county seat is Safford.

Graham County contains part of the San Carlos Indian Reservation.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 12,020 km² (4,641 mi²). 11,990 km² (4,629 mi²) of it is land and 31 km² (12 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.25% water.

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 33,489 people, 10,116 households, and 7,617 families residing in the county. The population density is 3/km² (7/mi²). There are 11,430 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 67.11% White, 1.87% Black or African American, 14.95% Native American, 0.56% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 13.35% from other races, and 2.14% from two or more races. 27.04% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 10,116 households out of which 39.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.20% are married couples living together, 13.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 24.70% are non-families. 20.90% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.99 and the average family size is 3.47.

In the county the population is spread out with 30.10% under the age of 18, 12.00% from 18 to 24, 27.30% from 25 to 44, 18.70% from 45 to 64, and 11.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 31 years. For every 100 females there are 112.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 115.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $29,668, and the median income for a family is $34,417. Males have a median income of $30,524 versus $20,739 for females. The per capita income for the county is $12,139. 23.00% of the population and 17.70% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 30.20% of those under the age of 18 and 13.60% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

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Largest cities
Apache Junction | Avondale | Bullhead City | Casas Adobes | Catalina Foothills | Chandler | Flagstaff | Gilbert | Glendale | Lake Havasu City | Mesa | Nogales | Payson | Peoria | Phoenix | Prescott | Scottsdale | Sierra Vista | Sun City | Surprise | Tempe | Tombstone | Tucson | Yuma
Counties
Apache | Cochise | Coconino | Gila | Graham | Greenlee | La Paz | Maricopa | Mohave | Navajo | Pima | Pinal | Santa Cruz | Yavapai | Yuma

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