Ashfork, Arizona

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Population in July 2007: 2,373.
Males: 1,262  (53.2%)
Females: 1,111  (46.8%)
Median resident age:  41.7 years
Arizona median age:  34.2 years

Zip code: 86337

Estimated median household income in 2013: $26,840 (it was $23,480 in 2000)
Ashfork:

$26,840
AZ:

$48,510

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $13,917 (it was $11,804 in 2000)

Ashfork CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $71,094 (it was $47,000 in 2000)
Ashfork:

$71,094
AZ:

$166,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $245,547; Detached houses: $289,581; Townhouses or other attached units: $217,627; In 2-unit structures: $152,685; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $183,553; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $173,000; Mobile homes: $73,977; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $3,264
  • Races in Ashfork, AZ (2000)

    Ashfork races chart
    • 1,38973.5%White alone
    • 40821.6%Hispanic
    • 432.3%Two or more races
    • 221.2%Black alone
    • 191.0%American Indian alone
    • 70.4%Asian alone
    • 30.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ashfork: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Land area: 1522.5 square miles.

Population density: 1.6 people per square mile   (very low).

Ashfork, Arizona map

For population 25 years and over in Ashfork:

  • High school or higher: 76.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ashfork CCD:

  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 62.1%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 13.0%



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Ashfork, Arizona as of May 31, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Ashfork to the number of sex offenders is 2,373 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Ashfork CCD:  0.7% ($347)
Arizona:  0.9% ($962)
Ashfork satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Flagstaff, AZ (71.7 miles , pop. 52,894).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Glendale, AZ (122.8 miles , pop. 218,812).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (128.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Seligman, AZ (2.2 miles ), Ash Fork, AZ (4.8 miles ), Paulden, AZ (5.8 miles ), Peach Springs, AZ (5.9 miles ), Williams, AZ (6.3 miles ), Truxton, AZ (6.4 miles) , Hualapai, AZ (6.4 miles) , Chino Valley, AZ (6.6 miles ).

Latitude: 35.26 N, Longitude: 112.90 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 928

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Arizona:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (23%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Gasoline stations (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (36%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Gasoline stations (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Extraction workers (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)

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

Average climate in Ashfork, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Ashfork-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Arizona state average. It is 509% 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 219.5 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 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 207.1 miles away from Ashfork center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 213.2 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 345.6 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 242.2 miles away from Ashfork 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 230.8 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 Yavapai County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Fires: 6, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ashfork:

  • Yavapai College (about 56 miles; Prescott, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 4,258)
  • Northcentral University (about 58 miles; Prescott Valley, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,927)
  • Mohave Community College (about 64 miles; Kingman, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,309)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 71 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 22,494)
  • Coconino Community College (about 72 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,090)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc-Motorcycle Mechanics Institute Division (about 118 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,976)
  • Arizona State University-West (about 122 miles; Glendale, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,454)

Public schools in Ashfork:

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Notable locations in Ashfork: Cowden Ranch (A), Double O Ranch (B), Ash Fork Substation (C), Camp Cotton (D), E L Camp (E), H-Ranch (F), New Water Line Camp (G), Pollocks Substation (H), Rok Siding (I), Chino Station (J), Arizona Highway Maintenance Yard (K), Seligman Compressor Station (L), Cruice Siding (M), Wood Spur Siding (N), Prairie Siding (O), Meath Siding (P), Yavapai Ranch (Q), Anvil Rock Ranch (R), Bear Creek Camp (S), Dennys Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Ashfork: First Southern Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Nelson Cemetery (1), Ash Fork Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Meadow Lake (A), Red Lake (B), Lindberg Tank (C), Limestone Tank (D), Wood Camp Tank (E), Barrata (F), Bass Pond Tank (G), Bean Dam Tank (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bear Creek (A), Pineveta Wash (B), Meath Wash (C), Muddy Creek (D), Muddy Wash (E), Francis Creek (F), Hop Creek (G), Fork Rock Creek (H), Partridge Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Yavapai County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  58.0%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.4%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

21.1%
Whole state:

13.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

7.9%
Whole state:

6.2%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
Arizona average:

13.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Ashfork CCD (based on Yavapai County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant22,957156
Catholic16,50014
Other10,74047
Mainline Protestant4,52522
Orthodox1001
None156,211-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 41
Yavapai County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Yavapai County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 69
Yavapai County:

3.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 216
Here:

10.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Yavapai County:

17.7%
Arizona:

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

10.4%
State:

14.2%

7.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,754 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.47%
Arizona average:

5.73%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($177 average AGI)
Yavapai County:

0.04%
Arizona average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Maricopa County, AZ  1.82% ($43,853 average AGI)
from Coconino County, AZ  0.49% ($39,637)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.22% ($60,770)


7.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,083 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
Arizona average:

5.60%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($207 average AGI)
Yavapai County:

0.05%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Maricopa County, AZ  1.86% ($35,819 average AGI)
to Coconino County, AZ  0.39% ($28,218)
to Pima County, AZ  0.24% ($35,870)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ashfork:

  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KYET (1180 AM; 10 kW; WILLIAMS, AZ; Owner: GRAND CANYON GATEWAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KAZM (780 AM; 5 kW; SEDONA, AZ; Owner: TABBACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KAFF (930 AM; 5 kW; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: GUYANN CORPORATION)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ashfork:

  • KZKE (103.3 FM; SELIGMAN, AZ; Owner: ROUTE 66 BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KJZA (89.5 FM; DRAKE, AZ; Owner: ST. PAUL BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • K256AA (99.1 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: CAROL L. VINE DBA VINE COMMUNICATNS)
  • K264AB (100.7 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: CAROL L. VINE DBA VINE COMMUNICATNS)
  • K268AC (101.5 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: CAROL L. VINE DBA VINE COMMUNICATNS)
  • KWMX (96.7 FM; WILLIAMS, AZ; Owner: RED ROCK COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KRRN (92.7 FM; DOLAN SPRINGS, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K280EH (103.9 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: JANE G. BREDER)
  • KGMN (100.1 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: NEW WEST BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • K242AQ (96.3 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: DONALD F. HENDREN)
  • K224BV (92.7 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: RICHARD R. FULKERSON)
  • KAHM (102.1 FM; PRESCOTT, AZ; Owner: SOUTHWEST FM BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • K201CQ (88.1 FM; PRESCOTT, AZ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KVRD-FM (105.7 FM; COTTONWOOD, AZ; Owner: YAVAPAI BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKLD (98.3 FM; PRESCOTT VALLEY, AZ; Owner: W. GRANT HAFLEY)
  • KGCB (90.9 FM; PRESCOTT, AZ; Owner: GRAND CANYON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KZGL (95.9 FM; COTTONWOOD, AZ; Owner: YAVAPAI BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K246AA (97.1 FM; PRESCOTT, AZ; Owner: LERNER FILM & TAPE PROD., INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 5.3 M West Of Ashfork On Interstate 40 (Lat: 35.255000 Lon: -112.558611), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 56.4 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WPOI420
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 02/04/1999, Expiration Date: 02/04/2009, Certifier: Gregory A KlimekRegistrant: Bell Atlantic Mobile Inc, 180 Washington Valley Road, Bedminster, NJ 07921-0761, Phone: (908) 306-7729, Fax: (908) 306-4218

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Ashfork, Southwest Of Water Tanks, South Of I-40 (Lat: 35.216750 Lon: -112.484417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 59.8 m, Call Sign: WPQL346
    Assigned Frequencies: 6636.25 MHzGrant Date: 04/27/2010, Expiration Date: 05/08/2020, Certifier: John T Scott IiiRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • ASHFORD/FS24, Section 10 Township 21 North Range 2 West (Lat: 35.216750 Lon: -112.484417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 55.2 m, Call Sign: WQTE578
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 10935.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/16/2014, Expiration Date: 01/16/2024, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:
  • ASHFORK, 5 Miles Se Of (Lat: 35.216667 Lon: -112.481556), Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WLN387
    Assigned Frequencies: 2170.00 MHzGrant Date: 08/24/1990, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/15/1997Registrant: U S West Communications Inc, 700 W Mineral Ave Room Co G1.24, Littleton, CO 80120

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KC7BPN, Licensee ID: L00789173, Grant Date: 12/31/2003, Expiration Date: 03/29/2014, Cancellation Date: 03/30/2016, Registrant: William G Popp, Ashfork, AZ 86320
  • Call Sign: KC7YOQ, Licensee ID: L01291862, Grant Date: 06/07/2007, Expiration Date: 06/30/2017, Certifier: Danielle C Sanders, Registrant: Danielle C Sanders, Ashfork, AZ 86320-0694
  • Call Sign: KC7ZUU, Grant Date: 12/19/1997, Expiration Date: 12/09/2007, Cancellation Date: 12/10/2009, Registrant: Micheal W Sample, Ashfork, AZ 86320
  • Call Sign: KD7CDM, Licensee ID: L00273827, Grant Date: 10/07/2008, Expiration Date: 06/19/2018, Certifier: Kathryn A Morgan, Registrant: Kathryn A Morgan, Ashfork, AZ 85320
  • Call Sign: WB7OOY, Grant Date: 03/20/1998, Expiration Date: 03/20/2008, Cancellation Date: 03/23/2010, Registrant: Donald G Davenport, Ashfork, AZ 85027

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30%)
  • Wood (17%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Solar energy (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Ashfork compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Ashfork on our top lists:

  • #81 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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