Gila County is located in central Arizona. The County Seat is Globe and the largest city is Payson. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.gilacountyaz.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 53,119 and the 2010 census population was 53,597. The land area is 4,757.93 square miles and there are 11.3 persons per square mile.
80.6% of the population is White, 0.8% is Black or African American, 18.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% is Asian, 16.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.6% is two or more races. 84.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $134,000, there are 20,601 households, an average of 2.54 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,792, the median household income is $39,954, and 21.6% of the persons in Gila County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 5,250. Retail sales (in $1000) were $550,763, and sales per capita were $10,545. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 28.7%.
If you need to reach the county offices, their phone number is 928-425-3231928-425-3231 .
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