Big Park, Arizona

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Population in July 2007: 6,584.
Males: 2,992  (45.5%)
Females: 3,592  (54.5%)
Median resident age:  55.5 years
Arizona median age:  34.2 years

Zip codes: 86351.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,983 (it was $38,477 in 2000)
Big Park:

$43,983
AZ:

$48,510

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $35,402 (it was $30,026 in 2000)

Big Park CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $326,428 (it was $215,800 in 2000)
Big Park:

$326,428
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
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  • Races in Big Park, AZ (2000)

    Big Park races chart
    • 4,75390.6%White alone
    • 3566.8%Hispanic
    • 651.2%Two or more races
    • 300.6%Asian alone
    • 190.4%Black alone
    • 170.3%American Indian alone
    • 40.08%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Big Park: 107.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (22.4%), English (22.2%), Irish (12.7%), United States (5.0%), French (4.9%), Scottish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 4105 feet

Land area: 4.54 square miles.

Population density: 1,449 people per square mile   (low).

Big Park,AZ real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Big Park:

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Big Park CDP:

  • Never married: 13.7%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

452 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America, 3.1% Europe, 1.5% North America).

This place:

8.6%
Arizona:

13.5%

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

Big Park CDP:  0.7% ($1,414)
Arizona:  0.9% ($962)
Big Park satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Coconino, AZ (27.2 miles , pop. 74,488).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Scottsdale, AZ (82.8 miles , pop. 202,705).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (88.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Village of Oak Creek (Big Park), AZ (0.4 miles ), Verde, AZ (2.3 miles ), Sedona, AZ (2.4 miles ), Cornville, AZ (3.1 miles ), Lake Montezuma, AZ (3.2 miles ), Munds Park, AZ (3.6 miles ), Verde Village, AZ (3.8 miles ), Cottonwood-Verde Village, AZ (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 34.78 N, Longitude: 111.76 W

Big Park household income distribution Big Park home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.1%
Arizona:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Art and design workers (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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

Average climate in Big Park, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Big Park-area historical earthquake activity is near Arizona state average. It is 433% 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 275.1 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 266.6 miles away from Big Park center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 250.2 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 272.0 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 261.1 miles away from Big Park center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 410.9 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
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).
Big Park topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Big Park:

  • RTA HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE SEDONA (Hospital, about 1 miles away; SEDONA, AZ)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-KACHINA (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; SEDONA, AZ)
  • RED ROCK CARE AND REHAB, INC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; COTTONWOOD, AZ)
  • ANGELS CARE HOME HEALTH OF ARIZONA (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; COTTONWOOD, AZ)
  • VERDE VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; COTTONWOOD, AZ)

Amtrak stations near Big Park:

  • 7 miles: SEDONA (B.W. ARROYO ROBLE HOTEL, 400 N. HWY 89A) - Bus Station
  • 13 miles: CAMP VERDE (355 W MIDDLE VERDE RD.) - Bus Station . Services: snack bar, free short-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Big Park:

  • Coconino Community College (about 28 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 2,090)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 29 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 22,494)
  • Northcentral University (about 33 miles; Prescott Valley, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,927)
  • Yavapai College (about 43 miles; Prescott, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc-Motorcycle Mechanics Institute Division (about 79 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,976)
  • Paradise Valley Community College (about 80 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,259)
  • Arizona State University-West (about 85 miles; Glendale, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,454)

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Notable locations in Big Park: Big Park Water Improvement District Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Sedona Fire District Station 3 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Big Park include: Community Church of the Nazarene (A), Village Park Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Bell Canyon Tank (A), Speeds Tank (B), Corral Tank (C), Dumas Tank (D). 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 16.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

16.6
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 13.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.6
U.S.:

20.2
Average household size:
This place:  2.0 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  62.6%
Whole state:  68.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.8%
Whole state:  6.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

8.4%
Whole state:

13.9%

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

3.3%
Whole state:

6.2%
108 people in nursing homes in 2000

Big Park compared to Arizona state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Arizona average:

13.1

Big Park travel time to work - commute Big Park mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (41%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Big Park CDP (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 Big Park:

  • KAZM (780 AM; 5 kW; SEDONA, AZ; Owner: TABBACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KAFF (930 AM; 5 kW; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: GUYANN CORPORATION)
  • KYET (1180 AM; 10 kW; WILLIAMS, AZ; Owner: GRAND CANYON GATEWAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KYBC (1600 AM; 1 kW; COTTONWOOD, AZ; Owner: YAVAPAI BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KVNA (600 AM; 1 kW; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: YAVAPAI BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Big Park:

  • 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)
  • K201CQ (88.1 FM; PRESCOTT, AZ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K220GI (91.9 FM; CAMP VERDE, AZ; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KAFF-FM (92.9 FM; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: GUYANN CORPORATION)
  • KVNA-FM (97.5 FM; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: YAVAPAI BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMGN (93.9 FM; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: GUYANN CORPORATION)
  • KJTA (89.9 FM; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: JOY PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KQST (102.9 FM; SEDONA, AZ; Owner: ROCKET RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KSED (107.5 FM; SEDONA, AZ; Owner: RED ROCK COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KNAU (88.7 FM; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY)
  • KWMX (96.7 FM; WILLIAMS, AZ; Owner: RED ROCK COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KJZA (89.5 FM; DRAKE, AZ; Owner: ST. PAUL BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • KWMX-FM1 (96.7 FM; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: RED ROCK COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KFLX (105.1 FM; KACHINA VILLAGE, AZ; Owner: RED ROCK COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • K265DN (100.9 FM; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAHM (102.1 FM; PRESCOTT, AZ; Owner: SOUTHWEST FM BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KPUB (91.7 FM; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Big Park:

  • KTFL (Channel 4; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • KNAZ-TV (Channel 2; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KFPH (Channel 13; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: TELEFUTURA PARTNERSHIP OF FLAGSTAFF)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 12m39ftTotal length
  • 9,653Total average daily traffic
  • 93Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,793Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11950-1959
  • 81990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Big Park, AZ
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$218,4407$263,65319$251,7451$85,1308$266,4431$95,740
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$198,8602$243,1000$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$108,1601$406,0209$286,6470$02$226,5450$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$185,7704$251,1000$01$272,9400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$391,4800$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0017.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$244,2501$159,080
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0017.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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