is a town located in La Paz County, Arizona
. As of the 2000
census, the town had a total population of 1,690.
Geography\nSalome is located at 33°45'49" North, 113°36'31" West (33.763728, -113.608555)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of 71.0 km²
). 71.0 km² (27.4 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.
Demographics\nAs of the census2
, there are 1,690 people, 780 households, and 502 families residing in the town. The population density
is 23.8/km² (61.6/mi²). There are 1,176 housing units at an average density of 16.6/km² (42.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 91.12% White
, 0.30% Black
or African American
, 2.66% Native American
, 0.30% Asian
, 0.24% Pacific Islander
, 3.14% from other races
, and 2.25% from two or more races. 18.52% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 780 households out of which 16.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.4% are married couples living together, 3.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 35.6% are non-families. 28.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.6% 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 2.63.
In the town the population is spread out with 17.3% under the age of 18, 3.6% from 18 to 24, 15.9% from 25 to 44, 29.3% from 45 to 64, and 33.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 57 years. For every 100 females there are 109.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 109.8 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $22,866, and the median income for a family is $24,805. Males have a median income of $23,500 versus $21,786 for females. The per capita income for the town is $12,872. 23.3% of the population and 16.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 32.4% are under the age of 18 and 16.1% are 65 or older.