Payson SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
6
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
9

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Payson, Arizona Info Snack

Payson is a town in northern Gila County, Arizona, United States. Its location puts it very near to the geographic center of Arizona. Payson has been called "The Heart of Arizona". The town is surrounded by the Tonto National Forest and has many outdoor activities year round. As of the 2010 census, the population of Payson was 15,301.
Population
15,338
Unemployment
6.2%
Poverty
11.7%
Median Home
$213,600
Median Income
$46,602
Median Rent
$919

Rankings for Payson in Arizona

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Map Of Payson, AZ

Population over time in Payson

Year Population % Change
2017 15,338 0.3%
2016 15,297 0.3%
2015 15,248 0.1%
2014 15,234 0.0%
2013 15,231 0.2%
2012 15,205 0.6%
2011 15,116 0.6%
2010 15,026 -

Crime in Payson Per 100k

Crime Payson AZ USA
Violent Crime 374.1 508.0 382.9
Murder 0.0 5.9 5.3
Robbery 19.3 106.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 328.9 345.0 248.9
Property Crime 3586.2 2914.9 2362.0
Burglary 1019.1 536.3 430.4
Larceny 2334.9 2107.0 1694.0
Car Theft 232.2 271.6 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Payson

White
87.4% (13,407)
African American
0.2% (26)
American Indian
2.8% (436)
Asian
0.6% (93)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.4% (220)
Hispanic
7.5% (1,156)
Race Payson AZ USA
White 87.4% 55.6% 61.5%
African American 0.2% 4.1% 12.3%
American Indian 2.8% 3.9% 0.7%
Asian 0.6% 3.0% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.4% 2.2% 2.3%
Hispanic 7.5% 30.9% 17.6%

Household Income For Payson, Arizona

Less than $10,000
6.0% (92,028)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.9% (75,156)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.8% (227,002)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.3% (157,981)
$35,000 to $49,999
18.1% (277,617)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.9% (289,888)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.0% (184,056)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.3% (127,305)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.1% (47,547)
$200,000 or more
3.6% (55,216)
Income Payson AZ USA
Less than $10,000 6.0% 7.2% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.9% 4.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.8% 10.3% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.3% 10.3% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 18.1% 14.2% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.9% 18.6% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.0% 12.2% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.3% 12.9% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.1% 4.8% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 3.6% 4.7% 6.3%

Gender in Payson

Female
53.6% (8,217)
Male
46.4% (7,120)
Gender Payson AZ USA
Female 53.6% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 46.4% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Payson for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.6% (401)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (921)
High School / GED
24.0% (3,676)
Some College
29.0% (4,443)
Associate's Degree
11.3% (1,737)
Bachelor's Degree
16.4% (2,513)
Master's Degree
7.4% (1,132)
Professional Degree
2.0% (312)
Doctorate Degree
1.3% (199)
Education Payson AZ USA
< 9th Grade 2.6% 5.9% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 7.6% 7.2%
High School / GED 24.0% 24.2% 27.3%
Some College 29.0% 25.3% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 11.3% 8.6% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 16.4% 17.8% 19.1%
Master's Degree 7.4% 7.7% 8.4%
Professional Degree 2.0% 1.8% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.3% 1.2% 1.4%

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