Brenda, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 676.
Males: 307  (45.5%)
Females: 369  (54.5%)
Median resident age:

78.6 years
Arizona median age:

38.3 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $36,471
Brenda:

$36,471
AZ:

$62,055

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,981

Brenda CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $89,877
Brenda:

$89,877
AZ:

$255,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $56,381; detached houses: $136,118; mobile homes: $32,659; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $65,083
March 2019 cost of living index in Brenda: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.3%

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Ancestries: English (48.3%), American (12.7%), French (8.8%), German (5.9%), Scottish (5.9%), Hungarian (4.9%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 1372 feet

7 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.4%
Arizona:

13.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $209 (0.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $229 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yuma, AZ (78.6 miles , pop. 77,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Glendale, AZ (100.7 miles , pop. 218,812).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (108.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Utting, AZ (3.4 miles),
Vicksburg, AZ (3.5 miles ),
Quartzsite, AZ (4.0 miles ),
Bouse, AZ (4.2 miles ),
La Paz Valley, AZ (4.4 miles ),
Salome, AZ (4.5 miles ),
Wenden, AZ (5.0 miles ),
Sunwest, AZ (5.6 miles)

Latitude: 33.68 N, Longitude: 113.94 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 928

Distribution of median household income in Brenda, AZ in 2019
Distribution of house value in Brenda, AZ in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.3%
Arizona:

7.6%

Earthquake activity:

Brenda-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arizona state average. It is 4170% 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 152.6 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 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 153.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 106.0 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 125.7 miles away from Brenda 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 114.9 miles away from Brenda center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 302.8 miles away from Brenda 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 La Paz County (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brenda:

  • Arizona Western College (about 76 miles; Yuma, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 5,454)
  • Estrella Mountain Community College (about 94 miles; Avondale, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,932)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc (about 97 miles; Avondale, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,860)
  • Glendale Community College (about 102 miles; Glendale, AZ; FT enrollment: 12,533)
  • Arizona State University-West (about 103 miles; Glendale, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,454)
  • Yavapai College (about 105 miles; Prescott, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc-Motorcycle Mechanics Institute Division (about 105 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,976)

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La Paz 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:

1.8 people
Arizona:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

64.9%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.2%
Whole state:

7.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Brenda:

Marital status in Brenda, AZ
  • Never married: 3.1%
  • Now married: 82.8%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 1.6%

For population 25 years and over in Brenda:

  • High school or higher: 93.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.5%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Arizona average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brenda, AZ (based on La Paz County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,31427
Catholic1,1094
Other1,0104
Mainline Protestant3023
Black Protestant1741
None15,580-
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: 8
This county:

3.98 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
La Paz County:

11.95 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

11.2%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.0%
State:

22.8%

9.16% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,768 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.16%
Arizona average:

6.11%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Maricopa County, AZ  1.51% ($36,704 average AGI)
from Mohave County, AZ  0.56% ($30,733)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.56% ($50,767)


8.59% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,972 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.59%
Arizona average:

5.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Maricopa County, AZ  1.43% ($35,579 average AGI)
to Mohave County, AZ  1.09% ($42,672)
to Riverside County, CA  0.66% ($36,943)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brenda:

  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KXEM (1010 AM; 15 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES OF PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLPZ (1380 AM; 3 kW; PARKER, AZ; Owner: KEITH DOUGLAS LEARN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brenda:

  • K263AI (100.5 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: DONALD F. HENDREN)
  • KRRK (101.1 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: SMOKE AND MIRRORS, LLC)
  • KZUL-FM (104.5 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: MAD DOG WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KRCY-FM (96.7 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: RICK L. MURPHY)
  • KJJJ (102.3 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: STEVEN M. GREELEY)
  • KWFH (90.1 FM; PARKER, AZ; Owner: DESERT VIEW BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KSWG (94.1 FM; WICKENBURG, AZ; Owner: CIRCLE S BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KBUX (94.3 FM; QUARTZSITE, AZ; Owner: MAUDE J. BURDETTE)
  • K202BU (88.3 FM; QUARTZSITE, ETC., AZ; Owner: DESERT VIEW BAPTIST CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Brenda:

  • W64AN (Channel 64; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • K07HX (Channel 7; QUARTZSITE, AZ; Owner: QUARTZSITE IMPROVEMENT ASSN., INC.)
  • K06FB (Channel 6; QUARTZSITE, AZ; Owner: QUARTZSITE IMPROVEMENT ASSN., INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 24.6mTotal length
  • 259,215Total average daily traffic
  • 89,360Total average daily truck traffic
  • 218,641Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Brenda, AZ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 211960-1969
  • 11970-1979
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Brenda, AZ

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Centennial Regen 100 S Of Hwy Row 100 300 E (Lat: 33.586139 Lon: -113.470750), Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WNPU259,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.475 MHz, 462.475 MHz, Grant Date: 06/14/2012, Expiration Date: 08/04/2022, Cancellation Date: 03/29/2021, Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC8GQY, Licensee ID: L01236908, Grant Date: 03/03/2017, Expiration Date: 03/24/2027, Certifier: Frederick A Lambert, Registrant: Frederick A Lambert, 46751 East Highway 60, Brenda, AZ 85348

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brenda, AZ
  • 66.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 33.5%Electricity


Brenda compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Brenda on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 500+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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