Coconino County

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Coconino County, Arizona

219 E Cherry Ave
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Phone: (928) 774-5011
Fax: (928) 779-6785
co.coconino.az.us

In north-central AZ; organized Feb 19, 1891 (prior to statehood) from Yavapai County. Name Origin: Possibly from the Hopi Indian name, Kohnina, for the Havasupai tribe that inhabits the Grand Canyon region, which is within the county. Or derived from a Havasupai word meaning 'little water.'

Area (sq mi):: 18661.21 (land 18617.42; water 43.79) Population per square mile: 6.70
Population 2005: 123,866 State rank: 8 Population change: 2000-20005 6.50%; 1990-2000 20.40% Population 2000: 116,320 (White 57.60%; Black or African American 1.00%; Hispanic or Latino 10.90%; Asian 0.80%; Other 35.10%). Foreign born: 4.30%. Median age: 29.60
Income 2000: per capita $17,139; median household $38,256; Population below poverty level: 18.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,814-$25,345
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 19.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 8.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Flagstaff County seat (57,038)

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