Canyon Day, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 1,209. Population change since 2000: +10.7%
Males: 582  (48.2%)
Females: 627  (51.8%)
Median resident age:  28.0 years
Arizona median age:  37.5 years

Zip codes: 85941.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $22,091 (it was $20,987 in 2000)
Canyon Day:

$22,091
AZ:

$53,558

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $7,961 (it was $6,940 in 2000)

Canyon Day CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $51,330 (it was $24,600 in 2000)
Canyon Day:

$51,330
AZ:

$205,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $97,713; Detached houses: $98,184

Median gross rent in 2016: $472.

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  • Races in Canyon Day, AZ (2010)

    Canyon Day races chart
    • 1,18998.3%American Indian alone
    • 151.2%Hispanic
    • 40.3%Two or more races
    • 10.08%White alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Canyon Day: 77.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 5000 feet

Land area: 3.83 square miles.

Population density: 316 people per square mile   (very low).

Canyon Day, Arizona map

For population 25 years and over in Canyon Day:

  • High school or higher: 67.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 29.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Canyon Day CDP:

  • Never married: 39.5%
  • Now married: 48.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $709 (1.6%)

Canyon Day satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Pinal, AZ (85.8 miles , pop. 59,965).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Mesa, AZ (102.6 miles , pop. 396,375).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (119.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Seven Mile, AZ (1.9 miles ), Whiteriver, AZ (2.1 miles ), Turkey Creek, AZ (2.1 miles ), East Fork, AZ (2.4 miles ), Rainbow City, AZ (2.5 miles ), Cedar Creek, AZ (3.4 miles ), North Fork, AZ (3.9 miles ), Apache, AZ (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 33.79 N, Longitude: 110.02 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 928

Canyon Day household income distribution Canyon Day home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.2%
Arizona:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (20%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Educational services (40%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (25%)
  • Transportation occupations (20%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (31%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Canyon Day, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Canyon Day-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arizona state average. It is 312% 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 374.2 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 329.5 miles away from Canyon Day center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
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 370.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 340.5 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 331.5 miles away from Canyon Day center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 519.0 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 Gila County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Fires: 6, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Canyon Day:

  • Eastern Arizona College (about 68 miles; Thatcher, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 3,810)
  • Arizona State University-Polytechnic (about 102 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,311)
  • Chandler-Gilbert Community College (about 108 miles; Chandler, AZ; FT enrollment: 8,047)
  • Scottsdale Community College (about 110 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 6,030)
  • Mesa Community College (about 110 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 14,726)
  • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale (about 111 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,123)
  • Central Arizona College (about 111 miles; Coolidge, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,893)

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Gila 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 2013 was 56.8. This is better than average.

City:

56.8
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.9
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 50.0%
(100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 49.8% for American Indian residents, 72.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  4.1 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  82.9%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  14.8%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.3% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Arizona average:

12.5

Canyon Day travel time to work - commute Canyon Day mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Canyon Day CDP (based on Gila County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,51910
Evangelical Protestant5,41654
Other4,75617
Mainline Protestant1,45411
None33,452-
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: 7
Gila County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Gila County:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Gila County:

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Here:

9.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.4%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Gila County:

27.1%
Arizona:

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

12.9%
State:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.4%
Arizona:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Canyon Day:

42.6%
Arizona:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Canyon Day:

29.3
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

27.2%
Arizona:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.1%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.1%
Arizona:

33.3%

General health condition:
Canyon Day:

51.4%
Arizona:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Canyon Day:

81.4%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Canyon Day, AZ Residents

6.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,679 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
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 Maricopa County, AZ  2.56% ($40,824 average AGI)
from Pinal County, AZ  0.50% ($35,648)
from Pima County, AZ  0.34% ($24,817)


6.83% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,678 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.83%
Arizona average:

5.60%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Maricopa County, AZ  2.59% ($32,731 average AGI)
to Pinal County, AZ  0.66% ($43,557)
to Pima County, AZ  0.33% ($40,105)

Strongest AM radio stations in Canyon Day:

  • KVWM (970 AM; 5 kW; SHOW LOW, AZ; Owner: PETRACOM OF SHOW LOW, LLC)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXEM (1010 AM; 15 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES OF PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVSL (1450 AM; 1 kW; SHOW LOW, AZ; Owner: PETRACOM OF SHOW LOW, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Canyon Day:

  • KNNB (88.1 FM; WHITERIVER, AZ; Owner: APACHE RADIO BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KRXS-FM (97.3 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: LINDA C. POTYKA)
  • KVJC (91.9 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KMRR (100.3 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K208BT (89.5 FM; SAFFORD, AZ; Owner: AZ BD OF REGENTS/UNIV. OF ARIZONA)
  • KWRQ (102.3 FM; CLIFTON, AZ; Owner: MCMURRAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXKQ (94.1 FM; SAFFORD, AZ; Owner: MCMURRAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRFM (96.5 FM; SHOW LOW, AZ; Owner: PETRACOM OF SHOW LOW, LLC)
  • KWKM (95.7 FM; ST. JOHNS, AZ; Owner: KM RADIO OF ST. JOHNS, L.L.C.)
  • KCDX (103.1 FM; FLORENCE, AZ; Owner: DESERT WEST AIR RANCHERS CORPORATION)
  • KGMG (106.3 FM; ORACLE, AZ; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSNX (93.5 FM; SHOW LOW, AZ; Owner: PETRACOM OF SHOW LOW, LLC)
  • KNAA (90.7 FM; SHOW LOW, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KTHQ (92.5 FM; EAGAR, AZ; Owner: COUNTRY MOUNTAIN AIRWAVES, LLC)
  • KQAZ (101.7 FM; SPRINGERVILLE, AZ; Owner: COUNTRY MOUNTAIN AIRWAVES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Canyon Day:

  • K09WY (Channel 9; WHITERIVER, AZ; Owner: TV BOARD OF WHITERIVER)
  • K13XC (Channel 13; WHITERIVER, AZ; Owner: TV BOARD OF WHITERIVER)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 11m36ftTotal length
  • $519,000Total costs
  • 40Total average daily traffic
  • 60Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • CANYON DAY S, Lat: 33.777722 Lon: -110.030333, Type: Building, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQTK363
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/21/2014, Expiration Date: 02/21/2024, Certifier: Guy TurleyRegistrant: Americas Communications LLC, 3702 E Roeser Rd Ste 5, Phoenix, AZ 85040, Phone: (602) 304-1760, Fax: (877) 284-0791, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (82%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Canyon Day compared to Arizona state average:

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