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Hayden, Arizona
Welcome to Hayden, August 2019
Welcome to Hayden, August 2019
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Coordinates: 33°00′17″N 110°47′07″W / 33.00472°N 110.78528°W / 33.00472; -110.78528Coordinates: 33°00′17″N 110°47′07″W / 33.00472°N 110.78528°W / 33.00472; -110.78528
Country United States
State Arizona
County Gila
 • Total 1.27 sq mi (3.30 km2)
 • Land 1.26 sq mi (3.28 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
2,044 ft (623 m)
 • Total 512
 • Density 404.74/sq mi (156.23/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST (no DST))
GNIS feature ID 5646

Hayden is a town in Gila and Pinal counties in Arizona, United States. According to the 2010 census, the population of the town was 662.


Hayden is located at 33°0′5″N 110°47′8″W / 33.00139°N 110.78556°W / 33.00139; -110.78556 (33.001369, -110.785688), adjacent to Winkelman and almost entirely in Gila County.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2), all of it land.


At the 2000 census there were 892 people, 288 households, and 222 families living in the town. The population density was 707.1 people per square mile (273.3/km²). There were 334 housing units at an average density of 264.8 per square mile (102.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 57.0% White, 0.5% Black or African American, 1.7% Native American, 0.6% Pacific Islander, 35.1% from other races, and 5.3% from two or more races. 84.5% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. Of the 288 households, 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.5% were married couples living together, 13.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.9% were non-families. 21.5% of households were one person and 9.0% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 3.10 and the average family size was 3.56.

The age distribution was 33.2% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 20.5% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% 65 or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.6 males.

The median household income was $24,293 and the median family income was $26,964. Males had a median income of $35,521 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $9,797. About 20.1% of families and 27.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.2% of those under age 18 and 14.9% of those age 65 or over.


The economic base of Hayden's economy is the Asarco Hayden Smelter.

Notable person

  • Dick Tuck (1924–2018), politician consultant, was born in Hayden.
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