Duncan, Arizona

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Duncan, Arizona

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High Points

Duncan strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Arizona):

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Comparative Profile of Duncan, Arizona

Comparing Duncan to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Arizona (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Racial Diversity 8 4
Female Share of the Population 7 9
Male Share of the Population 5 2
Senior Citizens 2 4
Well-Paid Single Men 2 3
Age of the Population 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 6
Portion of People Married 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 3 3
People Above Poverty 3 4
People in Middle Class or Better 3 4
Median Family Income 3 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 4 2
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Short Commute Times 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 4
Housing Recently Built 8 2
People Living Alone 4 7

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Duncan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 111 miles E of Tucson, Arizona
County Greenlee
Standard Zip Codes 85534
Phone Area Codes 928
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city does not observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.721
Longitude -109.104

Duncan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station DUNCAN
Distance 2.1 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 60 F
Apr Temp 36 to 79 F
Jul Temp 63 to 97 F
Oct Temp 41 to 80 F
Annual Precip 12.2 inches
Distance 21.7 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 58 F
Apr Temp 37 to 77 F
Jul Temp 63 to 95 F
Oct Temp 43 to 77 F
Annual Precip 13.9 inches
Distance 34.3 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 60 F
Apr Temp 43 to 80 F
Jul Temp 68 to 98 F
Oct Temp 47 to 82 F
Annual Precip 9.7 inches
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Duncan Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 812 100%
Male 386 47.5%
Female 426 52.5%
Under 18 286 35.2%
18+ 526 64.8%
65+ 88 10.8%
Median Age 28.4
Average Family Size 3.33
White 664 81.8%
African-American 4 0.5%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.9%
Other 110 13.5%
Mixed Race 26 3.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 256 31.5%

Estimated Duncan Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 713
Growth -99
Growth % -12.2%

Duncan Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 48.5%
English 13.4%
US/American 10.1%
German 6.2%
Irish 4.1%
Italian 3.1%
Swedish 2.9%
European 2.8%
Welsh 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
French (except Basque) 1%
Swiss 0.7%
Dutch 0.7%
Danish 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
Hungarian 0.3%
Polish 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Dutch West Indian 0.2%
U.S. Virgin Islander 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Duncan, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Virden (85534)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Duncan Public Libraries

Duncan Public Library
122 N. HIGHWAY 75
Duncan, Arizona
(928) 359-2094
Virden Public Library
RT. 1 BOX 157-6
Duncan, Arizona
(505) 358-2544

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Student/teacher ratio: 15.8

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