Deer Creek, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 216.
Males: 93  (43.3%)
Females: 123  (56.7%)
Median resident age:

62.2 years
Arizona median age:

37.7 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $62,223
Deer Creek:

$62,223
AZ:

$56,581

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,881

Deer Creek CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $256,500
Deer Creek:

$256,500
AZ:

$223,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $217,175; detached houses: $249,811; mobile homes: $106,029
March 2019 cost of living index in Deer Creek: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.8%
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  • Races in Deer Creek, AZ (2010)
    • 20695.4%White alone
    • 62.8%Hispanic
    • 41.9%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: German (31.6%), English (12.2%), Irish (12.2%), Hungarian (11.2%), Danish (9.2%), Italian (8.2%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 1160 feet

11 residents are foreign born (6.2% Europe).

This place:

6.2%
Arizona:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,527 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Glendale, AZ (1.1 miles , pop. 218,812).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (9.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Glendale, AZ (1.0 miles ),
Sun City, AZ (2.1 miles ),
Youngtown, AZ (2.2 miles ),
Peoria, AZ (2.2 miles ),
El Mirage, AZ (2.5 miles ),
Phoenix, AZ (3.0 miles ),
Tolleson, AZ (3.1 miles ),
Litchfield Park, AZ (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 33.58 N, Longitude: 112.22 W

Distribution of median household income in Deer Creek, AZ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Deer Creek, AZ in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Arizona:

4.6%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 155. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

155
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.376. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.376
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 15.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.600. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.600
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 25.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.46. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.46
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Deer Creek-area historical earthquake activity is near Arizona state average. It is 440% 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 251.2 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 202.5 miles away from Deer Creek 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 250.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 214.4 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 205.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 399.7 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 Maricopa County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Fires: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Deer Creek:

  • HEALTHSOUTH VALLEY OF THE SUN REHABILITATION (Hospital, about 1 miles away; GLENDALE, AZ)
  • AURORA BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEM (Hospital, about 2 miles away; GLENDALE, AZ)
  • PROVIDENCE PLACE AT GLENCROFT (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; GLENDALE, AZ)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; PEORIA, AZ)
  • VALLEY HOME CARE, LLC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; GLENDALE, AZ)
  • DIALYSIS CENTER OF GLENDALE (FMC) (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; GLENDALE, AZ)
  • GLENDALE SAMARITAN SURGICENTER (Hospital, about 3 miles away; GLENDALE, AZ)

Amtrak stations near Deer Creek:

  • 7 miles: PHOENIX NORTHWEST (PHOENIX, 8101 BLACK CANYON FWY.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, call for taxi service.
  • 13 miles: PHOENIX (401 W. HARRISON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand.
  • 16 miles: PHOENIX AIRPORT (PHOENIX, TERMINAL 2) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Deer Creek:

  • Glendale Community College (about 3 miles; Glendale, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 12,533)
  • Arizona State University-West (about 4 miles; Glendale, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,454)
  • Everest College-Phoenix (about 6 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,008)
  • Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division (about 7 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 8,840)
  • Grand Canyon University (about 8 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 44,186)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc-Motorcycle Mechanics Institute Division (about 9 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,976)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc (about 10 miles; Avondale, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,860)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Brown Ranch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: South of Bar T Tank (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Deer Creek (A), Clover Wash (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Maricopa 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:

60.0%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.7%
Whole state:

7.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Deer Creek:

Marital status in Deer Creek, AZ
  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

For population 25 years and over in Deer Creek:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.3
Arizona average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Deer Creek, AZ (based on Maricopa County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant534,4531,206
Catholic520,651100
Other312,574680
Mainline Protestant104,145241
Orthodox13,37924
Black Protestant6,27848
None2,325,637-
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: 501
Maricopa County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 60
Maricopa County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 219
Here:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 768
This county:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,264
Maricopa County:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

7.7%
State:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Maricopa County:

22.5%
Arizona:

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

14.8%
Arizona:

14.2%

5.34% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($65,566 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
Arizona average:

6.11%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($830 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.06%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Pinal County, AZ  0.36% ($45,480 average AGI)
from Pima County, AZ  0.21% ($47,643)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.20% ($58,566)


4.30% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($62,151 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.30%
Arizona average:

5.15%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,581 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.07%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Pinal County, AZ  0.44% ($45,912 average AGI)
to Pima County, AZ  0.15% ($47,813)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.14% ($55,176)

Strongest AM radio stations in Deer Creek:

  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXEM (1010 AM; 15 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES OF PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KGME (910 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KMYL (1190 AM; 5 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: INTERSTATE B/C SYSTEM OF AZ, INC.)
  • KTAR (620 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KXEG (1280 AM; 3 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY OF ARIZONA, LLC)
  • KASA (1540 AM; 10 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KASA RADIO HOGAR, INC.)
  • KFYI (550 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KKNT (960 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Deer Creek:

  • KMLE (107.9 FM; CHANDLER, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KOMR (106.3 FM; SUN CITY, AZ; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KNAI (88.3 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: NATIONAL FARM WORKERS SERVICE CENTER)
  • K205CI (88.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K248AL (97.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ZORBA RESOURCES, INC.)
  • KLNZ (103.5 FM; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KBAQ (89.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KPHF (88.3 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KSLX-FM (100.7 FM; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Owner: CACTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KKLT (98.7 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KZON (101.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKFR (92.3 FM; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KESZ (99.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOOL-FM (94.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNIX-FM (102.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KUPD (97.9 FM; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: TEMPE RADIO, INC.)
  • KJZZ (91.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KFLR-FM (90.3 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYOT-FM (95.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMXP (96.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Deer Creek:

  • KAET (Channel 8; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • K43GV (Channel 43; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: TELEVISION APOGEO DE PHOENIX, LLC)
  • K55EH (Channel 55; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KAZT, L.L.C.)
  • KPHO-TV (Channel 5; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K25DM (Channel 25; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KDMA CHANNEL 25, INC.)
  • KTVK (Channel 3; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KTVK, INC.)
  • KPPX (Channel 51; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: AMERICA 51, L.P.)
  • KUTP (Channel 45; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPNX (Channel 12; MESA, AZ; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSAZ-TV (Channel 10; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KSAZ LICENSE, INC.)
  • KASW (Channel 61; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KASW-TV, INC.)
  • KNXV-TV (Channel 15; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTVW-TV (Channel 33; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KTVW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • K53GF (Channel 53; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: SPANISH INDEPENDENT BROADCAST NETWORK, LLC)
  • KDRX-CA (Channel 48; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: NBC TELEMUNDO PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KFPH-CA (Channel 39; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: TELEFUTURA PARTNERSHIP OF PHOENIX)

Deer Creek fatal accident list:

Aug 18, 2011 02:31 PM, Deer Creek Rd, Lat: 34.061922, Lon: -111.359508, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 5.5mTotal length
  • $4,000Total costs
  • 41,897Total average daily traffic
  • 4,520Total average daily truck traffic
  • 41,947Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Deer Creek, AZ
  • 66.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 33.7%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Deer Creek, AZ
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Deer Creek 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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