The economy of Gila County, AZ employs 18,016 people, specializing in mining, quarrying, oil, gas extraction; arts, entertainment, recreation; and construction, which employ respectively 9.37; 1.89; and 1.55 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size.


The largest industries in Gila County, AZ are healthcare and social assistance (2,529), retail trade (2,162), and educational services (1,914), and the highest paying industries are mining, quarrying, oil, gas extraction ($57,335), agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting ($52,819), and utilities ($51,420).


Median household income in Gila County, AZ is $40,593. Males in Gila County, AZ have an average income that is 1.02 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,301. The income inequality of Gila County, AZ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.495 which is higher than the national average.

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Job Board

Looking for a good job in Gila County?  You have come to the right place!  Find local or regional jobs from many different types of employers who are looking for skilled employees.

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Gila County is in the process of updating its census information.  Find information about current conditions and livability information in the latest study. 

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Gila County is very diverse and it shows in the makeup of the County.  Find overall area statistics, demographics, income levels, population, median age and median property rates.

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Once known for its cattle and mining industry, Gila County has become a mecca for tourism due to its amazing topography, recreation and special events.

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Looking for a specific business?  Gila County has many large, medium and small companies with a variety of skill sets.  Find qualified businesses through the area Chambers of Commerce.

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Gila County

The IDA is committed to expanding economic development and business enterprise for Gila County, Arizona. They look to attract, support and retain new business in Gila County.

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