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Salome, Arizona
Salome Marker
Salome Marker
Location in La Paz County and the state of Arizona
Location in La Paz County and the state of Arizona
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Coordinates: 33°45′49″N 113°36′31″W / 33.76361°N 113.60861°W / 33.76361; -113.60861Coordinates: 33°45′49″N 113°36′31″W / 33.76361°N 113.60861°W / 33.76361; -113.60861
Country United States
State Arizona
County La Paz
 • Total 33.33 sq mi (86.31 km2)
 • Land 33.33 sq mi (86.31 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
1,873 ft (571 m)
 • Total 1,162
 • Density 34.87/sq mi (13.46/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST (no DST))
ZIP code
Area code(s) 928
FIPS code 04-62700
GNIS feature ID 10736

Salome ( Tolkepaya Yavapai: Wiltaika) is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in La Paz County, Arizona, United States. The population was 1,530 at the 2010 census. It was established in 1904 by Dick Wick Hall, Ernest Hall and Charles Pratt, and was named after Pratt's wife, Grace Salome Pratt.


Salome is located at 33°45′49″N 113°36′31″W / 33.76361°N 113.60861°W / 33.76361; -113.60861 (33.763728, -113.608555).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 27.4 square miles (71 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 1,162
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,690 people, 780 households, and 502 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 61.6 people per square mile (23.8/km2). There were 1,176 housing units at an average density of 42.9 per square mile (16.6/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 91.1% White, 0.3% Black or African American, 2.7% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.2% Pacific Islander, 3.1% from other races, and 2.3% from two or more races. 18.5% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 780 households, out of which 16.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.4% were married couples living together, 3.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.6% were non-families. 28.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.2 and the average family size was 2.6.

In the CDP, the population was 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 were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 57 years. For every 100 females, there were 109.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.8 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $22,866, and the median income for a family was $24,805. Males had a median income of $23,500 versus $21,786 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $12,872. About 16.7% of families and 23.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.4% of those under age 18 and 16.1% of those age 65 or over.

Notable person

  • Dick Wick Hall, humorist and writer
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