|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Gila Bend is 1,887. Gila Bend, Arizona is the 7,816th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Gila Bend was in 2000, when its population was 1,998. In 2000, Gila Bend was the 7,375th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 7,816th largest city in the US. Gila Bend is currently 5.6% smaller than it was in 2000.
Gila Bend has shrunk 5.5% since the year 2000. Gila Bend, Arizona's growth is below average. 62% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|7810||South Connellsville, Pennsylvania||1,891||-16.9%|
|7814||Blacksburg, South Carolina||1,888||0.0%|
|7816||Gila Bend, Arizona||1,887||-5.5%|
|7819||Lattingtown, New York||1,885||1.2%|
|7821||Langdon, North Dakota||1,884||-9.6%|
|7822||Phelps, New York||1,883||-4.2%|
The total voting age population of Gila Bend, Arizona, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,021. The voting age population is 55.6% male and 44.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 10.6% of the residents of Gila Bend are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Gila Bend are 71.5% White, 17.0% Other, 5.5% American Indian, 3.5% Black and 2.5% Two or more races. Additionally, 62.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Gila Bend, 43.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 57.8%. On a per-household basis, 32.2% of families are below the poverty line in Gila Bend.
Among those aged 16 and older, 57.5% of Gila Bend residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 72.5% of Gila Bend residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 9.4% have a bachelor's degree and 1.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Gila Bend residents aged 5 and older, 58.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 55.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Gila Bend is 2.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Gila Bend, 13.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Gila Bend is $30,273.
In Gila Bend, 51.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 48.3% of housing units in Gila Bend.
Of all the housing units in Gila Bend, 0.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Gila Bend, 10.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Gila Bend is $603.
In Gila Bend, 66.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.