Amado, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 295. Population change since 2000: +7.3%
Males: 224  (76.2%)
Females: 71  (23.8%)
Median resident age:  47.5 years
Arizona median age:  33.8 years

Zip codes: 85645, 85646.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,262 (it was $20,417 in 2000)
Amado:

$35,262
AZ:

$47,826
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,591 (it was $21,452 in 2000)

Amado CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $96,119 (it was $40,700 in 2000)
Amado:

$96,119
AZ:

$151,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: over $1,000,000; Detached houses: $796,170; Mobile homes: over $1,000,000; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $33,555
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Amado races chart
  • White alone - 144 (48.8%)
  • Hispanic - 143 (48.5%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (1.7%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.3%)

Races in Amado detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Amado: 88.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (32.6%), English (17.2%), United States (12.0%), Italian (6.7%), Danish (5.2%), German (3.4%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 3091 feet

Land area: 11.2 square miles.

Population density: 26 people per square mile   (very low).

Amado,AZ real estate house value index trend

Amado, Arizona map

For population 25 years and over in Amado:

  • High school or higher: 71.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.4%
  • Unemployed: 14.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Amado CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 62.8%
  • Separated: 16.3%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 17.9%

7 residents are foreign born

This place:  3.6%
Arizona:  13.4%



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Amado, Arizona as of May 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Amado to the number of sex offenders is 295 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,339 (2.2%)

Amado satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Arivaca, AZ (14.2 miles , pop. 50,441).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tucson, AZ (36.3 miles , pop. 486,699).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (139.2 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Arivaca Junction, AZ (1.3 miles ), Tubac, AZ (2.4 miles ), Elephant Head, AZ (2.5 miles ), Tumacacori-Carmen, AZ (3.2 miles ), Green Valley, AZ (3.3 miles ), Rio Rico Northeast, AZ (3.7 miles ), Arivaca, AZ (3.8 miles ), Rio Rico Northwest, AZ (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 31.70 N, Longitude: 111.07 W

Amado household income distribution Amado home values distribution

Amado tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

15.2%
Arizona:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (53%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (38%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Other services, except public administration (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)

Work and jobs in Amado: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Amado, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Amado, Arizona average temperatures Amado, Arizona average precipitation Amado, Arizona humidity Amado, Arizona wind speed Amado, Arizona snowfall Amado, Arizona sunshine Amado, Arizona clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Amado-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arizona state average. It is 308% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 360.6 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 289.9 miles away from Amado center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 283.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 278.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 366.7 miles away from Amado center
On 1/4/2006 at 08:32:32, a magnitude 6.7 (6.1 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.6 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 252.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Santa Cruz County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Amado topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Amado:

  • LA HACIENDA AT LA POSADA (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; GREEN VALLEY, AZ)
  • SANTA RITA NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; GREEN VALLEY, AZ)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Amado:

  • University of Arizona (about 38 miles; Tucson, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 36,324)
  • Pima Community College (about 38 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 18,794)
  • Pima Medical Institute-Tucson (about 39 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • Cochise College (about 85 miles; Douglas, AZ; FT enrollment: 8,597)
  • Central Arizona College (about 94 miles; Coolidge, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • Eastern Arizona College (about 110 miles; Thatcher, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,810)
  • Arizona State University-Polytechnic (about 117 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,311)

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Notable locations in Amado: Piña Sopori Ranch (A), De Anza Trails Recreational Vehicle Resort (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Toros Wash (A), Diablo Wash (B), Sopori Wash (C), Las Chivas Wash (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Green Valley Comfort (28770 South Nogales Highway).

Santa Cruz County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 73.1. This is about average.

City:

73.1
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 35.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 18.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.4
U.S.:

20.2

Drinking water stations with addresses in Amado and their reported violations in the past:

PITA WATER CO (Population served: 54, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-26-2009)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
SMITHSONIAN INST II (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-17-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-25-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-17-2009)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-25-2007)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-25-2007)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.2%
(26.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  59.2%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.2%
Whole state:  7.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Amado compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Amado travel time to work - commute Amado mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26%)
  • Wood (24%)
  • Electricity (13%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Amado CDP (based on Santa Cruz County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.06%
Here: 66.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchAssemblies of GodConservative Baptist Association of America
Adherents88.6%1.9%1.7%1.7%1.1%
Congregations22.6%6.5%9.7%9.7%9.7%
NameEpiscopal ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents0.9%0.8%0.8%0.5%2.0%
Congregations3.2%6.5%6.5%3.2%22.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Santa Cruz County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Santa Cruz County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Santa Cruz County:

4.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Here:

7.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.1%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Santa Cruz County:

21.6%
Arizona:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.8%
State:

14.2%

4.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,489 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
Arizona average:

5.73%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pima County, AZ  1.95% ($33,555 average AGI)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.69% ($24,915)
from Cochise County, AZ  0.16% ($46,375)


5.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,122 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
Arizona average:

5.60%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($656 average AGI)
Santa Cruz County:

0.08%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pima County, AZ  2.76% ($34,930 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.66% ($24,725)
to Cochise County, AZ  0.20% ($33,129)

Strongest AM radio stations in Amado:

  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KQTL (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAHUARITA, AZ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF TUCSON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTKT (990 AM; 10 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA LOTUS CORP.)
  • KEVT (1030 AM; 10 kW; CORTARO, AZ; Owner: ONE MART CORP.)
  • KNST (790 AM; 5 kW; TUCSON, AZ)
  • KGVY (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GREEN VALLEY, AZ; Owner: GREEN VALLEY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KSAZ (580 AM; 5 kW; MARANA, AZ; Owner: OWL BROADCASTING & DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KJLL (1330 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH TUCSON, AZ; Owner: HUDSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Amado:

  • KWFM-FM (97.1 FM; GREEN VALLEY, AZ; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K261CK (100.1 FM; SAN XAVIER, AZ; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KXCI (91.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FOUNDATION FOR CREATIVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZLZ-FM2 (105.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K263AA (100.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K255AC (98.9 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMMUN. COLLEGE DIST)
  • KUAT-FM (90.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • K292CM (106.3 FM; SUMMERHAVEN, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA LOTUS CORPORATION)
  • KZLZ-FM1 (105.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIIM-FM (99.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOYT (92.9 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHYT (107.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRQQ (93.7 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMXZ-FM (94.9 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KGMG (106.3 FM; ORACLE, AZ; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFMA (92.1 FM; GREEN VALLEY, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA LOTUS CORP.)
  • KLPX (96.1 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA LOTUS CORPORATION)
  • KCDX (103.1 FM; FLORENCE, AZ; Owner: DESERT WEST AIR RANCHERS CORPORATION)
  • KRMB (90.1 FM; BISBEE, AZ; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Amado:

  • KMSB-TV (Channel 11; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: KMSB-TV, INC.)
  • KWBA (Channel 58; SIERRA VISTA, AZ; Owner: TUCSON COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KPCE-LP (Channel 29; GREEN VALLEY, AZ; Owner: GOOD MUSIC, INC.)

Amado fatal accident list:

Dec 20, 2010 04:54 PM, I-19, Lat: 31.70563, Lon: -111.06516, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 4 Km Nw Of Mount Hopkins (Lat: 31.705083 Lon: -110.924528), Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: KPK439, Licensee ID: L00166984
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.212 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/12/1994, Expiration Date: 10/01/2006
    Registrant: Kvoa Communications, Inc., 209 West Elm Street, Tucson, AZ 85703

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • AMADO REMOTE, 2897 East Frontage Road (Lat: 31.711222 Lon: -111.063167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQPN632
    Assigned Frequencies: 19375.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/09/2012, Expiration Date: 07/09/2022, Certifier: Richard Naylor
    Registrant: Southwest Lan Connections, LLC, Chandler, AZ 85248, Phone: (602) 751-4459, Fax: (480) 895-3213, Email:
  • MAIN, 506 Mt Hopkins Road (Lat: 31.690639 Lon: -110.964750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQPN634
    Assigned Frequencies: 17815.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/09/2012, Expiration Date: 07/09/2022, Certifier: Richard Naylor
    Registrant: Southwest Lan Connections, LLC, Chandler, AZ 85248, Phone: (602) 751-4459, Fax: (480) 895-3213, Email:
  • Kzaz Transmitter Location (Lat: 31.705083 Lon: -110.924528), Structure height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: KVO26
    Assigned Frequencies: 6950.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/01/1971, Expiration Date: 10/01/2006, Cancellation Date: 07/06/2005
    Registrant: Wiley Rein & Fielding LLP, 1776 K Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 719-7000, Fax: (202) 719-7049, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Amado)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6469K , Serial Number: 15077717, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 01/03/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Joe D Henson, Po Box 528, Amado, AZ 85645

Most common first names in Amado, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William674.5 years
Manuel564.0 years
Donald470.0 years
John472.5 years
Jose483.5 years
Kenneth371.6 years
Maria346.6 years
Charles286.6 years
Barbara267.0 years
Francisco267.1 years
Most common last names in Amado, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lopez459.5 years
King378.7 years
Garcia379.4 years
Shea378.0 years
Williams366.3 years
Caplin276.0 years
Hitchiner272.5 years
Boyd279.5 years
Klein278.0 years
Brandt276.0 years

Businesses in Amado, AZ

  • U-Haul: 1

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