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Black Canyon City, Arizona

Black Canyon City is a town located in Yavapai County, Arizona. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 2,697.


\nBlack Canyon City is located at 34°4'11" North, 112°8'22" West (34.069719, -112.139466)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 51.7 km² (20.0 mi²). 51.7 km² (20.0 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.


\nAs of the
census2 of 2000, there are 2,697 people, 1,241 households, and 771 families residing in the town. The population density is 52.1/km² (135.1/mi²). There are 1,409 housing units at an average density of 27.2/km² (70.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 95.85% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 1.22% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.74% from other races, and 1.82% from two or more races. 3.41% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 1,241 households out of which 18.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.5% are married couples living together, 6.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 37.8% are non-families. 30.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.17 and the average family size is 2.64. In the town the population is spread out with 17.5% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 23.8% from 25 to 44, 32.3% from 45 to 64, and 21.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 47 years. For every 100 females there are 109.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 108.1 males. The median income for a household in the town is $32,908, and the median income for a family is $41,193. Males have a median income of $36,310 versus $22,750 for females. The per capita income for the town is $20,117. 12.9% of the population and 7.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 16.9% are under the age of 18 and 9.7% are 65 or older.