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Population (year 2000): 13,620. Estimated population in July 2005: 14,729 (+8.1% change)
Males: 6,532 (48.0%), Females: 7,088 (52.0%)

Gila County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 48.9 years
Median household income: $33,638 (year 2000)
Median house value: $134,900 (year 2000)

Payson, AZ residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Payson:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.3%)
  • Hispanic (5.2%)
  • American Indian (2.5%)
  • Other race (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (23.1%), English (16.3%), Irish (15.9%), United States (6.3%), French (4.3%), Italian (3.4%).Arizona

Elevation: 4921 feet

Land area: 19.5 square miles

Payson,

For population 25 years and over in Payson

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Payson town

  • Never married: 14.3%
  • Now married: 62.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

4.3% Foreign born (2.0% Europe, 1.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,901 (+56.2%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: AZ Scottsdale, (59.5 miles travel.Yahoo.com )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: AZ Phoenix, (71.2 miles pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Valley, AZ Sun (4.9 miles AZ Gisela, (10.0 miles AZ Pine, (13.5 miles AZ Strawberry, (16.7 miles Basin, AZ (27.8 miles Tonto AZ Young, (28.8 miles Montezuma, AZ Lake (41.8 miles Verde, AZ Camp (42.8 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 213 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 1997: 230 buildings, average cost: $117,200
  • 1998: 172 buildings, average cost: $124,100
  • 1999: 201 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 2000: 195 buildings, average cost: $125,400
  • 2001: 164 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 2002: 183 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2003: 145 buildings, average cost: $148,200
  • 2004: 179 buildings, average cost: $150,700

Latitude: 34.24 N, Longitude: 111.33 W

Area code: 928

Payson, Arizona business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.9%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (15.4%), Construction (14.6%), Retail trade (12.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +905 (+6.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,831 (75.1%)

Crime in Payson by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 1 1 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 7.3 7.3 0.0 0.0
Rapes 5 5 9 3 1 5
    per 100,000 36.7 36.7 66.1 22.0 7.3 36.7
Robberies 2 2 3 1 2 2
    per 100,000 14.7 14.7 22.0 7.3 14.7 14.7
Assaults 17 24 24 29 28 25
    per 100,000 124.8 176.2 176.2 212.9 205.6 183.6
Burglaries 44 109 118 75 66 51
    per 100,000 323.1 800.3 866.4 550.7 484.6 374.4
Thefts 372 444 392 405 429 344
    per 100,000 2731.3 3259.9 2878.1 2973.6 3149.8 2525.7
Auto thefts 24 14 29 17 23 15
    per 100,000 176.2 102.8 212.9 124.8 168.9 110.1
190.0 249.0 268.4 228.4 221.9 191.9

Average climate in Payson, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hospital/medical center in Payson:
  • PAYSON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (807 SOUTH PONDEROSA)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Payson:
  • VERDE VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (about 58 miles; COTTONWOOD, AZ)
  • MAYO CLINIC HOSPITAL (about 59 miles; PHOENIX, AZ)
  • HEALTHSOUTH MERIDIAN POINT REHAB HOSP (about 59 miles; SCOTTSDALE, AZ)

Political contributions by individuals in Payson, AZ

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Payson:
  • FLAGSTAFF PULLIAM (about 66 miles; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; ID: FLG)
  • WILLIAMS GATEWAY (about 69 miles; PHOENIX, AZ; ID: IWA)
  • PHOENIX SKY HARBOR INTL (about 73 miles; PHOENIX, AZ; ID: PHX)
Other public-use airports nearest to Payson:
  • PAYSON (about 1 miles; PAYSON, AZ; ID: PAN)
  • SEDONA (about 52 miles; SEDONA, AZ; ID: SEZ)
  • LOST DUTCHMAN (about 59 miles; APACHE JUNCTION, AZ; ID: H31)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 8 $23,528 $35,292 33 $12,297
Airports 1 $4,386 $52,632 0 $0
Streets and Highways 16 $50,103 $37,577 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $4,727 $56,724 0 $0
Firefighters 22 $110,910 $60,496 16 $2,668
Police - Other 11 $28,390 $30,970 2 $2,106
Police Protection - Officers 28 $116,160 $49,782 1 $720
Judicial and Legal 5 $23,150 $55,560 0 $0
Other Government Administration 18 $64,523 $43,015 8 $2,905
Water Supply 15 $54,894 $43,915 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2 $7,421 $44,526 0 $0
Local Libraries 4 $11,207 $33,621 3 $2,451
Other and Unallocable 2 $7,333 $43,998 0 $0
Financial Administration 5 $17,685 $42,444 0 $0
Totals for Government 138 $524,417 $45,601 63 $23,145
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Payson:
  • SCOTTSDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 63 miles; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 5,345)
  • PARADISE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 64 miles; PHOENIX, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,410)
  • RIO SALADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 70 miles; TEMPE, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,472)
  • AL COLLINS GRAPHIC DESIGN SCHOOL LTD (about 70 miles; TEMPE, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,057)
  • ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 70 miles; TEMPE, AZ; FT enrollment: 37,174)
  • MESA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 71 miles; MESA, AZ; FT enrollment: 11,928)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 71 miles; PHOENIX, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,165)
Public high schools in Payson:
  • PAYSON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 904; Location: 301 SOUTH MCLANE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PAYSON CENTER FOR SUCCESS (Students: 49; Location: 501 S. MCLANE ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Payson:
  • RIM COUNTRY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 623; Location: 304 SOUTH MEADOW; Grades: 06 - 09)
  • JULIA RANDALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 463; Location: 909 W. MAIN; Grades: PK - 05)
  • FRONTIER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 413; Location: 1000 E FRONTIER STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • PAYSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 364; Location: 500 EAST RANCHO ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SHELBY SCHOOL, THE (Students: 56; Location: LOT 23 STANDAGE DRIVE; Grades: KG - 10)
  • STAR VALLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 35; Location: 166 EZELL LANE; Grades: 05 - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Payson:
  • PAYSON COMM CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 68; Location: 1102 W LAKE DRIVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ANDERSON ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 17; Location: 702 E WADE LANE; Grades: KG - 8)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • The town closest to Payson is Star Valley, not Sun Valley

Notable locations in Payson: Gila County Maintenance Yard (A), Payson Ranger District Office (B), Payson Country Club (C), Tonto National Forest Seismological Observatory (D), Payson Fire Station (E).

Cemetery: Payson Cemetery (1).

Reservoirs: Elephant Head Tank (A), Horton Tank (B), Munro Reservoir (C), Orchard Tank (D), Racetrack Tank (E).

Parks in Payson include: Rumsey Park (1), Payson Rodeo Grounds (2).

Post office: (A).  


Payson compared to Arizona state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Payson:
  • KMOG (1420 AM; 3 kW; PAYSON, AZ; Owner: FARRELL ENTERPRISES L.L.C.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KXEM (1010 AM; 15 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES OF PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KAZM (780 AM; 5 kW; SEDONA, AZ; Owner: TABBACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KTAR (620 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KFYI (550 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Payson:
  • KAJM (104.3 FM; PAYSON, AZ; Owner: SIERRA H. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRIM-LP (96.3 FM; PAYSON, AZ; Owner: PAYSON COUNCIL FOR THE MUSICAL ARTS, INC.)
  • K294AN (106.7 FM; PAYSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNRJ (101.1 FM; PAYSON, AZ; Owner: SIERRA H. BROADCASTING,INC.)
  • K220GI (91.9 FM; CAMP VERDE, AZ; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRXS-FM (97.3 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: LINDA C. POTYKA)
  • KVJC (91.9 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KMRR (100.3 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KVRD-FM (105.7 FM; COTTONWOOD, AZ; Owner: YAVAPAI BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKLD (98.3 FM; PRESCOTT VALLEY, AZ; Owner: W. GRANT HAFLEY)
  • KGCB (90.9 FM; PRESCOTT, AZ; Owner: GRAND CANYON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KZGL (95.9 FM; COTTONWOOD, AZ; Owner: YAVAPAI BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K201CQ (88.1 FM; PRESCOTT, AZ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KAFF-FM (92.9 FM; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: GUYANN CORPORATION)
  • KVNA-FM (97.5 FM; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: YAVAPAI BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMGN (93.9 FM; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: GUYANN CORPORATION)
  • KJTA (89.9 FM; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: JOY PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KQST (102.9 FM; SEDONA, AZ; Owner: ROCKET RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KSED (107.5 FM; SEDONA, AZ; Owner: RED ROCK COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KNAU (88.7 FM; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY)
TV broadcast stations around Payson:
  • KPSN-LP (Channel 22; PAYSON, AZ; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)

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