Greenlee County, AZ

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Population

9,368

1.56% growth

Median Age

33.4


Median Household Income

$56,298

8.66% growth

Poverty Rate

11.5%


Number of Employees

3,675

3.2% growth

Median Property Value

$87,500

7.23% growth

About

In 2017, Greenlee County, AZ had a population of 9.37k people with a median age of 33.4 and a median household income of $56,298. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Greenlee County, AZ grew from 9,224 to 9,368, a 1.56% increase and its median household income grew from $51,813 to $56,298, a 8.66% increase.

The population of Greenlee County, AZ is 47.6% White Alone, 46.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 3.59% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone. N/A% of the people in Greenlee County, AZ speak a non-English language, and 97.5% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Greenlee County, AZ is $87,500, and the homeownership rate is 47.1%. Most people in Greenlee County, AZ commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Greenlee County, AZ is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Greenlee County, AZ employs 3.68k people. The largest industries in Greenlee County, AZ are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1,558 people), Educational Services (300 people), and Construction (297 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($85,500), Wholesale Trade ($72,898), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($61,030).

Median household income in Greenlee County, AZ is $56,298. Males in Greenlee County, AZ have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,169. The income inequality in Greenlee County, AZ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.468, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$56,298

2017 value

± $8,257

8.66%

1 Year Growth

± 17%

Households in Greenlee County, AZ have a median annual income of $56,298, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $51,813 in 2016, which represents a 8.66% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$60,619

Average Male Salary

± $1,335

$46,169

Average Female Salary

± $1,026

In 2017, full-time male employees in Arizona made 1.31 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $59,397 ± $4,848

  2. White

    $48,861 ± $892

  3. Alaska Native

    $40,845 ± $31,991

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Arizona workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.22 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Greenlee County, AZ is from Arizona.

0.468

2017 Wage GINI

0.467

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Arizona was 0.468 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.304% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Arizona was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Arizona in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Arizona across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9602

  2. Census Tract 9603

  3. Census Tract 9601

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Greenlee County, AZ was Census Tract 9602 with a value of $71,667, followed by Census Tract 9603 and Census Tract 9601, with respective values of $45,266 and $44,526.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males < 5

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Greenlee County, AZ (1.07k out of 9.26k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males < 5, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    1,032 ± 166

  2. Hispanic

    407 ± 112

  3. Other

    22 ± 80

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Greenlee County, AZ is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

3.68k

2017 Value

± 339

3.2%

1 Year growth

± 12.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Greenlee County, AZ grew at a rate of 3.2%, from 3.56k employees to 3.68k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Greenlee County, AZ, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (684 people), Transportation Occupations (390 people), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (351 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Greenlee County, AZ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Greenlee County, AZ, by number of employees, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (684 people), Transportation Occupations (390 people), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (351 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Greenlee County, AZ has an unusually high number of residents working as Construction & Extraction Occupations (3.74 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (3.09 times), and Transportation Occupations (2.91 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Greenlee County, AZ, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($72,500), Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($70,988), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($70,526).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.68k

2017 Value

± 339

3.2%

1 Year growth

± 12.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Greenlee County, AZ grew at a rate of 3.2%, from 3.56k employees to 3.68k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Greenlee County, AZ, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1,558 people), Educational Services (300 people), and Construction (297 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Greenlee County, AZ, though some of these residents may live in Greenlee County, AZ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Greenlee County, AZ, by number of employees, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1,558 people), Educational Services (300 people), and Construction (297 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Greenlee County, AZ has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (78.5 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (3.65 times), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.89 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Greenlee County, AZ, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($85,500), Wholesale Trade ($72,898), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($61,030).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Arizona to other states, or from other states to Arizona.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $23.6B

  2. $20.7B

  3. $16.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Arizona product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $23.6B, followed by Mixed freight ($20.7B) and Electronics ($16.4B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Arizona products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$158B

2015 Value

$290B

Projected 2045 Value

83.3% growth

In 2015, total outbound Arizona trade was $158B. This is expected to increase 83.3% to $290B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Arizona trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Arizona to other states, or from other states to Arizona.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $21.9B

  2. $8.27B

  3. $4.07B

In 2015, the top outbound Arizona domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $21.9B, followed by Texas with $8.27B and New Mexico and $4.07B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Arizona shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

92.4% of the population of Greenlee County, AZ has health coverage, with 59.3% on employee plans, 13.7% on Medicaid, 10.2% on Medicare, 7.96% on non-group plans, and 1.37% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Greenlee County, AZ was $6,452 in 2014. This is a 3.03% increase from the previous year ($6,262).

Primary care physicians in Greenlee County, AZ see 2382 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.97% increase from the previous year (2336 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4806 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 9613 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, La Paz County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.9%). Additionally, Apache County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,382 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Greenlee County, AZ see an average of 2,382 patients per year. This represents a 1.97% increase from the previous year (2,336 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Greenlee County, AZ in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,452

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,035

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,032

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,096

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Arizona (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.03%, from $6,262 to $6,452.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

7.57%

Uninsured

59.3%

Employer Coverage

13.7%

Medicaid

10.2%

Medicare

7.96%

Non-Group

1.37%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Greenlee County, AZ declined by 33.9% from 11.5% to 7.57%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Greenlee County, AZ changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.9% prevalence

  2. 14.3% prevalence

  3. 13.1% prevalence

La Paz County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Arizona, at 14.9%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Arizona by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Greenlee County, AZ is home to a population of 9.37k people, from which 97.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.46% of Greenlee County, AZ residents were born outside of the country (324 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Greenlee County, AZ is composed of 4.46k White Alone residents (47.6%), 4.35k Hispanic or Latino residents (46.4%), 336 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (3.59%), 183 Black or African American Alone residents (1.95%), 33 Asian Alone residents (0.352%), 11 Two or More Races residents (0.117%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Greenlee County, AZ are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

33

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

36

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 9.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Greenlee County, AZ was 33.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 36. But people in Greenlee County, AZ are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Greenlee County, AZ residents was 33.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.46%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

324 people

4.58%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

422 people

As of 2017, 3.46% of Greenlee County, AZ residents (324 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Greenlee County, AZ was 4.58%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    511,535 ± 16,887 people

  2. Canada

    42,113 ± 5,023 people

  3. India

    35,674 ± 4,625 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Arizona was Mexico, the natal country of 511,535 Arizona residents, followed by Canada with 42,113 and India with 35,674.

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Citizenship

97.5%

2017 Citizenship

97.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.5% of Greenlee County, AZ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Greenlee County, AZ was 97.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    4.46k ± 17

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    4.35k ± 180

  3. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    336 ± 44

In 2017, there were 1.03 times more White Alone residents (4.46k people) in Greenlee County, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.35k Hispanic or Latino and 336 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Greenlee County, AZ as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Greenlee County, AZ citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Greenlee County, AZ was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Greenlee County, AZ are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    208 ± 67

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    106 ± 61

  3. Korea

    106 ± 53

Greenlee County, AZ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.96 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Greenlee County, AZ was $87,500 in 2017, which is 0.402 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $81,600 to $87,500, a 7.23% increase. The homeownership rate in Greenlee County, AZ is 47.1%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Greenlee County, AZ have an average commute time of 17.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Greenlee County, AZ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$56,298

Median Household Income

± $8,257

3.36k

Number of Households

± 314

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.36k households in Greenlee County, AZ grew to $56,298 from the previous year's value of $51,813.

The following chart displays the households in Greenlee County, AZ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$87,500

2017 Median

± $5,508

$81,600

2016 Median

± $6,784

In 2017, the median property value in Greenlee County, AZ grew to to $87,500 from the previous year's value of $81,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Greenlee County, AZ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Greenlee County, AZ the largest share of households have a property value in the $80k - $90k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Greenlee County, AZ distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Greenlee County, AZ the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

47.1%

2017 Homeownership

45.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 47.1% of the housing units in Greenlee County, AZ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 45.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Greenlee County, AZ compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Greenlee County, AZ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Greenlee County, AZ have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

17.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Greenlee County, AZ have a shorter commute time (17.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.23% of the workforce in Greenlee County, AZ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85.8%

  2. Carpooled

    9.57%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.05%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Greenlee County, AZ was Drove Alone (85.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.57%) and those who Worked At Home (2.05%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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