Bisbee, Arizona

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Population in 2017: 5,192 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.7%
 
Males: 2,648  (51.0%)
Females: 2,544  (49.0%)
Median resident age:

51.4 years
Arizona median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 85603.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,097 (it was $27,942 in 2000)
Bisbee:

$45,097
AZ:

$56,581

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,095 (it was $17,129 in 2000)

Bisbee city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $132,124 (it was $68,100 in 2000)
Bisbee:

$132,124
AZ:

$223,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $230,065; detached houses: $251,726; townhouses or other attached units: $168,021; in 2-unit structures: $93,586; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $874,804; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $231,882; mobile homes: $124,263; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $24,380

Median gross rent in 2017: $666.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bisbee: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 28.4%
(25.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 71.0% for other race residents, 52.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bisbee, AZ (2017)
    • 2,96557.2%White alone
    • 2,04539.4%Hispanic
    • 631.2%Two or more races
    • 460.9%Black alone
    • 190.4%American Indian alone
    • 230.4%Asian alone
    • 110.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Bisbee, Arizona as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bisbee is 402 to 1.


Crime rates in Bisbee by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.6)
1
(18.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.5)
1
(16.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(32.9)
1
(16.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(35.1)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(160.0)
15
(233.9)
38
(625.3)
46
(772.1)
66
(1,106)
91
(1,609)
76
(1,335)
72
(1,318)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
62
(992.0)
46
(717.3)
44
(724.0)
32
(537.1)
32
(536.5)
14
(247.6)
3
(52.7)
8
(146.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
251
(4,016)
212
(3,306)
255
(4,196)
222
(3,726)
176
(2,951)
143
(2,529)
160
(2,810)
202
(3,698)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(176.0)
14
(218.3)
8
(131.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
10
(176.9)
8
(140.5)
7
(128.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)276.2246.7377.2359.5376.9454.5439.9483.3

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Crime rate in Bisbee detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 19 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.92
Arizona average:

1.77
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Ancestries: American (11.3%), German (5.8%), English (5.1%), French (3.5%), Irish (3.2%), Scottish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Incorporated in 1902

Elevation: 5566 feet

Land area: 4.81 square miles.

Population density: 1,080 people per square mile   (low).

Bisbee, Arizona map

497 residents are foreign born (8.2% Latin America, 1.2% Europe).

This city:

9.6%
Arizona:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,166 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,259 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Arivaca, AZ (80.6 miles , pop. 50,441).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tucson, AZ (81.4 miles , pop. 486,699).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (193.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Naco, AZ (2.5 miles ),
Palominas, AZ (3.6 miles ),
Miracle Valley, AZ (3.9 miles ),
McNeal, AZ (4.3 miles ),
Pirtleville, AZ (4.5 miles ),
Sierra Vista Southeast, AZ (4.5 miles ),
Douglas, AZ (4.7 miles ),
Tombstone, AZ (4.8 miles )

Latitude: 31.42 N, Longitude: 109.90 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +628 (+12.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,197 (59.1%)

Area code: 520

Distribution of median household income in Bisbee, AZ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bisbee, AZ in 2017
Bisbee satellite photo by USGS

Bisbee tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.7%
Arizona:

4.6%
Historical population in Bisbee, AZ
Historical housing units in Bisbee, AZ
Most common industries in Bisbee, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (19.2%)
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (22.1%)
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (16.4%)
  • Educational services (15.9%)
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Bisbee, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (14.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
  • Child care workers (3.4%)

Average climate in Bisbee, Arizona

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Bisbee, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 57.3. This is better than average.

City:

57.3
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 26.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.66. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.66
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Bisbee-area historical earthquake activity is below Arizona state average. It is 238% 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 430.4 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 361.1 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
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 261.5 miles away from Bisbee center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 354.7 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 349.9 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 435.5 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 Cochise County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bisbee topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Bisbee:

  • COPPER QUEEN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 101 COLE AVENUE)
  • COPPER VALLEY HOME HEALTH (101 COLE AVENUE)

Airports and heliports located in Bisbee:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bisbee:

  • Cochise College (about 13 miles; Douglas, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 8,597)
  • Pima Community College (about 81 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 18,794)
  • Pima Medical Institute-Tucson (about 84 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • University of Arizona (about 84 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 36,324)
  • Eastern Arizona College (about 99 miles; Thatcher, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,810)
  • Western New Mexico University (about 134 miles; Silver City, NM; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • Central Arizona College (about 148 miles; Coolidge, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,893)

Public schools in Bisbee:

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Libraries in Bisbee:

  • COCHISE COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $1,233,138; Location: 100 CLAWSON STREET; 101,629 books; 4,215 audio materials; 4,638 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 39 state licensed databases; 70 print serial subscriptions)
  • COPPER QUEEN LIBRARY (Operating income: $213,552; Location: 6 MAIN STREET; 33,445 books; 1,296 audio materials; 2,629 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 36 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 112 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bisbee: Bisbee Fire Station 81 (A), Bisbee Mining and Historical Museum (B), Cooper Queen Community Hospital (C), Bisbee Fire Station Number 2 (D), Bisbee City Hall (E), Bisbee Railroad Station (F), Cochise County Courthouse (G), Warren Railroad Station (H), Phelps Dodge General Office Building (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bisbee include: Saint John's Episcopal Church (A), New Life Assembly of God Church (B), First Assembly of God (C), Bisbee Covenant Presbyterian Church (D), Trinity United Methodist Church (E), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (F), Saint Stephen Nemanja Church (G), Saint Patrick Catholic Church (H), Grace Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Bisbee: Old City Park - Bisbee (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Bisbee Council On the Arts & Humanities (Museums; 5 Copper Queen Plaza), Muheim Heritage House (Museums; 5 Copper Queen Plaza), Arizona Cactus & Succulent Center (8 South Cactus Lane), Chamber of Commerce-Bisbee (Tours & Charters; 1 Main Street), Bisbee Visitor Center (Tours & Charters; 2 Copper Queen Plaza).

Hotels: Bisbee Grand Hotel (61 Main Street), Best Value Inn & Suites (1372 West Highway 92), Jonquil Motel (317 Tombstone Canyon), Canyon Rose Suites (27 Subway), Oliver House (24 Sowles Avenue), Copper Queen Hotel (11 Howell Avenue).

Courts: Cochise County Government - Justice of the Peace Court #1 (206 North Judd Drive), Cochise County Government - Justice of the Peace Court #1- Civil Clerk (206 North Judd Drive), Cochise County Government - Justice of the Peace Court #1- Traffic-Criminal C (206 North Judd Drive).

Birthplace of: Lewis Williams Douglas - Politician and businessman, Gabe Lindstrom - 2005 NFL player (Chicago Bears, born: May 25, 1976), Miguel Méndez - Writer, Earl Hindman - Film actor, Mitch Hoopes - Football player.

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

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

BISBEE DOUGLAS INTL AIRPORT (Address: 1415 W MELODY LN , Population served: 2,300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-06-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-11-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-02-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-26-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-06-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 7 minor monitoring violations
  • 18 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.0 people
Arizona:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

47.6%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.7%
Whole state:

7.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

People in group quarters in Bisbee in 2010:

  • 206 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 6 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Bisbee in 2000:

  • 20 people in nursing homes
  • 19 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Bisbee (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Bisbee Branch at 10 Bisbee Road, branch established on 1956/12/17. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • National Bank of Arizona: Bisbee Branch at 101 Naco Highway, branch established on 1956/02/06. Info updated 2008/09/11: Bank assets: $4,485.6 mil, Deposits: $3,731.3 mil, headquarters in Tucson, AZ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 73 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation

For population 15 years and over in Bisbee:

Marital status in Bisbee, AZ
  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 41.4%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 24.4%

For population 25 years and over in Bisbee:

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
Arizona average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bisbee
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bisbee, AZ (based on Cochise County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic26,61516
Evangelical Protestant13,773131
Other8,38430
Mainline Protestant3,38626
Black Protestant8623
Orthodox501
None78,276-
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: 16
This county:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Here:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Here:

4.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 100
Cochise County:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Cochise County:

8.4%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

22.4%
State:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.0%
Arizona:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bisbee:

49.9%
State:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.3%
Arizona:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bisbee:

21.3%
Arizona:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bisbee:

10.5%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.8%
Arizona:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

54.9%
Arizona:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.5%
Arizona:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bisbee, AZ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 14$65,302$55,9730$0
Police Protection - Officers 14$63,329$54,2820$0
Other and Unallocable 9$24,391$32,5217$7,611
Other Government Administration 8$31,684$47,5267$1,600
Solid Waste Management 7$19,789$33,9240$0
Sewerage 6$24,335$48,6700$0
Financial Administration 4$16,793$50,3791$352
Parks and Recreation 2$4,745$28,4700$0
Streets and Highways 2$5,314$31,8840$0
Police - Other 2$10,691$64,1467$6,470
Local Libraries 2$6,390$38,3401$777
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 70$272,763$46,75923$16,810

Bisbee government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $2,331,000 ($448.96)
    Police Protection: $1,997,000 ($384.63)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,540,000 ($296.61)
    Central Staff Services: $700,000 ($134.82)
    Regular Highways: $689,000 ($132.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $685,000 ($131.93)
    General - Other: $560,000 ($107.86)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $529,000 ($101.89)
    Financial Administration: $338,000 ($65.10)
    Air Transportation: $256,000 ($49.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $235,000 ($45.26)
    Libraries: $203,000 ($39.10)
    Transit Utilities: $202,000 ($38.91)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $141,000 ($27.16)
    General Public Buildings: $83,000 ($15.99)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $57,000 ($10.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $418,000 ($80.51)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Correctional Institutions: $9,000 ($1.73)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $114,000 ($21.96)
    Local Fire Protection: $18,000 ($3.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($3.08)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($1.54)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $5,000 ($0.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($0.96)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($0.39)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,569,000 ($880.01)

Bisbee government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,551,000 ($298.73)
    Other: $1,073,000 ($206.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $820,000 ($157.94)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $734,000 ($141.37)
    Air Transportation: $77,000 ($14.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($2.89)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $722,000 ($139.06)
    Air Transportation: $179,000 ($34.48)
    Housing and Community Development: $128,000 ($24.65)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,383,000 ($266.37)
    Sale of Property: $324,000 ($62.40)
    Rents: $21,000 ($4.04)
    Donations From Private Sources: $7,000 ($1.35)
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $38,000 ($7.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,351,000 ($260.21)
    Other: $637,000 ($122.69)
    Highways: $531,000 ($102.27)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,507,000 ($290.25)
    Property: $612,000 ($117.87)
    Public Utilities Sales: $168,000 ($32.36)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $130,000 ($25.04)
    Other Selective Sales: $109,000 ($20.99)
    Other License: $3,000 ($0.58)

Bisbee government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $17,120,000 ($3297.38)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $17,085,000 ($3290.64)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $35,000 ($6.74)

Bisbee government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,322,000 ($447.23)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,256,000 ($6212.63)

8.03% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,219 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.03%
Arizona average:

6.11%

0.30% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,133 average AGI)
Cochise County:

0.30%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Pima County, AZ  1.09% ($35,622 average AGI)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.60% ($36,335)
from San Diego County, CA  0.16% ($46,569)


8.67% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,161 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.67%
Arizona average:

5.15%

0.35% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,398 average AGI)
Cochise County:

0.35%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Pima County, AZ  1.62% ($45,155 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.88% ($35,331)
to Montgomery County, TN  0.21% ($45,011)
Businesses in Bisbee, AZ
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
Alco Stores1Safeway1
Burger King1Starbucks1
Circle K1U-Haul1
Dairy Queen1UPS2
FedEx2Vons1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bisbee:

  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KAPR (930 AM; 3 kW; DOUGLAS, AZ)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KNXN (1470 AM; 3 kW; SIERRA VISTA, AZ; Owner: GOOD MUSIC, INC.)
  • KTAN (1420 AM; 2 kW; SIERRA VISTA, AZ; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KDAP (1450 AM; 1 kW; DOUGLAS, AZ; Owner: KASA RADIO HOGAR, INC.)
  • KQTL (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAHUARITA, AZ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF TUCSON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTKT (990 AM; 10 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA LOTUS CORP.)
  • KHIL (1250 AM; 5 kW; WILLCOX, AZ; Owner: LAKESHORE MEDIA, LLC)
  • KEVT (1030 AM; 10 kW; CORTARO, AZ; Owner: ONE MART CORP.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bisbee:

  • KRMB (90.1 FM; BISBEE, AZ; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KCDQ (95.3 FM; DOUGLAS, AZ; Owner: COCHISE BROADCASTING, LLC (A WYOMING LLC))
  • KWCD (92.3 FM; BISBEE, AZ; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KWRB (90.9 FM; BISBEE, AZ; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KWCX-FM (104.9 FM; WILLCOX, AZ; Owner: LAKESHORE MEDIA, LLC)
  • KGMG (106.3 FM; ORACLE, AZ; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXKQ (94.1 FM; SAFFORD, AZ; Owner: MCMURRAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K255AC (98.9 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMMUN. COLLEGE DIST)
  • 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)
  • KUAT-FM (90.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KKYZ (101.7 FM; SIERRA VISTA, AZ; Owner: COCHISE BROADCASTING, LLC (A WYOMING LLC))
  • K205CG (88.9 FM; BISBEE-DOUGLAS, AZ; Owner: AZ. BD. OF REGENTS FOR UNIV. OF AZ.)

TV broadcast stations around Bisbee:

  • K33CG (Channel 33; SIERRA VISTA, AZ; Owner: RICHARD RICHARDS)
  • K28EY (Channel 28; DOUGLAS, AZ; Owner: NBC TELEMUNDO PHOENIX, INC.)
  • K20FO (Channel 20; SIERRA VISTA, AZ; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Bisbee fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Bisbee fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 148ft / 44.6mTotal length
  • $9,000Total costs
  • 218,094Total average daily traffic
  • 28,495Total average daily truck traffic
  • 206,279Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bisbee, AZ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 81930-1939
  • 51940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 81960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bisbee, AZ
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bisbee)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Bisbee, AZ)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bisbee)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Bisbee)

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bisbee, Arizona:

  • The Bisbee Inn, 45 Ok St, Bisbee, Arizona 85603 , Phone: (520) 432-5131
  • Eldorado Suites Hotel, 55 Ok St, Bisbee, Arizona 85603 , Phone: (520) 432-6679
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 1372 Hwy 92, Bisbee, Arizona 85603 , Phone: (520) 432-2293, Fax: (520) 432-7738
  • San Jose Lodge, 1002 Naco Hwy 1, Bisbee, Arizona 85603 , Phone: (520) 432-5761, Fax: (520) 432-4302
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bisbee, Arizona
Most common first names in Bisbee, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8175.5 years
James7673.5 years
Mary6978.0 years
William6874.8 years
Robert6570.0 years
Charles4776.2 years
George4673.2 years
Frank3974.2 years
Margaret3381.9 years
Ruth3180.4 years
Most common last names in Bisbee, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3474.0 years
Jones1974.8 years
Williams1976.6 years
Johnson1677.4 years
Lopez1677.2 years
Martinez1669.9 years
Wright1680.4 years
Chavez1577.6 years
Romero1469.7 years
Garcia1472.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bisbee, AZ
  • 78.5%Utility gas
  • 17.3%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bisbee, AZ
  • 49.2%Electricity
  • 47.5%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Other fuel


Bisbee compared to Arizona state average:

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

Bisbee on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely lesbian couples (counted as self-reported female-female unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South America (population 500+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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