Payson, AZ
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Payson, Arizona Info Snack

Population
15,545
Unemployment
4.9%
Poverty
10.8%
Median Home
$236,300
Median Income
$51,280
Median Rent
$966

Payson SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
7
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
9

Payson, AZ Crime Report

347
Total Crimes
2,201.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-11.10%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Payson
/ 100k People
Arizona
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 347 2,201.8 2,895.8 2,476.7
Violent Crime 59 374.4 455.3 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 5.0 5.0
Robbery 4 25.4 88.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 54 342.6 311.9 250.2
Property Crime 288 1,827.4 2,440.5 2,109.9
Burglary 60 380.7 394.3 340.5
Larceny 208 1,319.8 1,796.9 1,549.5
Car Theft 20 126.9 249.4 219.9

Payson, AZ Cost Of Living

107
Payson's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Payson Arizona National Average
Overall 107 99 100
Services 106 98 100
Groceries 101 99 100
Health 110 98 100
Housing 108 97 100
Transportation 122 104 100
Utilities 96 103 100

Payson, AZ Photos

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Rankings for Payson in Arizona

Map Of Payson, AZ

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5

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Population over time in Payson

Year Population % Change
2019 15,545 0.7%
2018 15,439 0.7%
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 -

Race / Ethnicity in Payson

White
85.1% (13,235)
African American
0.7% (115)
American Indian
3.5% (546)
Asian
1.6% (250)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.5% (230)
Hispanic
7.5% (1,169)
Race Payson AZ USA
White 85.1% 54.7% 60.7%
African American 0.7% 4.2% 12.3%
American Indian 3.5% 3.9% 0.7%
Asian 1.6% 3.2% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.5% 2.3% 2.4%
Hispanic 7.5% 31.3% 18.0%

Gender in Payson

Female
53.1% (8,258)
Male
46.9% (7,287)
Gender Payson AZ USA
Female 53.1% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 46.9% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Payson for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (310)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (777)
High School / GED
25.0% (3,886)
Some College
33.0% (5,129)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (1,399)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (2,487)
Master's Degree
7.0% (1,088)
Professional Degree
2.0% (310)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (155)
Education Payson AZ USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 33.0% 25.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Payson, Arizona

Less than $10,000
5.4% (83,697)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.0% (47,287)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.5% (178,938)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.4% (193,146)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.1% (250,425)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.6% (335,676)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.4% (192,258)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.3% (144,527)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.7% (72,818)
$200,000 or more
3.6% (55,724)
Income Payson AZ USA
Less than $10,000 5.4% 6.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.0% 4.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.5% 9.2% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.4% 9.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.1% 13.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.6% 18.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.4% 12.9% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.3% 14.3% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.7% 5.8% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.6% 5.9% 7.7%

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