East Fork, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 699. Population change since 2000: -20.6%
Males: 346  (49.6%)
Females: 353  (50.4%)
Median resident age:  27.5 years
Arizona median age:  37.5 years

Zip codes: 85941.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $16,654 (it was $15,208 in 2000)
East Fork:

$16,654
AZ:

$53,558

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $8,528 (it was $4,772 in 2000)

East Fork CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $48,652 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
East Fork:

$48,652
AZ:

$205,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $188,280; Detached houses: $223,039; Townhouses or other attached units: $240,374; Mobile homes: $60,781; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $17,174

Median gross rent in 2016: $256.

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  • Races in East Fork, AZ (2010)

    East Fork races chart
    • 67796.9%American Indian alone
    • 182.6%Hispanic
    • 30.4%Two or more races
    • 10.1%White alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in East Fork: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 5262 feet

Land area: 2.88 square miles.

Population density: 243 people per square mile   (very low).

East Fork, Arizona map

For population 25 years and over in East Fork:

  • High school or higher: 58.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 21.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Fork CDP:

  • Never married: 42.1%
  • Now married: 32.3%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

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

East Fork CDP:  0.7% ($229)
Arizona:  0.9% ($962)
East Fork satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Pinal, AZ (91.2 miles , pop. 59,965).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Mesa, AZ (108.1 miles , pop. 396,375).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (125.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Turkey Creek, AZ (1.0 miles ), Seven Mile, AZ (1.4 miles ), Whiteriver, AZ (1.9 miles ), Canyon Day, AZ (2.4 miles ), Rainbow City, AZ (2.4 miles ), North Fork, AZ (3.8 miles ), Fort Apache, AZ (3.8 miles ), Cedar Creek, AZ (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 33.80 N, Longitude: 109.93 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 928

East Fork household income distribution East Fork home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

9.5%
Arizona:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Retail trade (50%)
  • Information (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Community and social service occupations (12%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (55%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in East Fork: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in East Fork, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

East Fork-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arizona state average. It is 307% 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 379.6 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 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 335.0 miles away from East Fork 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 375.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 346.0 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 337.0 miles away from East Fork center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 524.1 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 Navajo County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Fires: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
East Fork topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Fork:

  • Eastern Arizona College (about 68 miles; Thatcher, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 3,810)
  • Arizona State University-Polytechnic (about 107 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,311)
  • Chandler-Gilbert Community College (about 114 miles; Chandler, AZ; FT enrollment: 8,047)
  • Scottsdale Community College (about 115 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 6,030)
  • Central Arizona College (about 116 miles; Coolidge, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • Mesa Community College (about 116 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 14,726)
  • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale (about 116 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,123)

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Notable location: East Fork Community Center (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Navajo 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 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.9
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 44.2%
Average household size:
This place:  4.7 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  85.9%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  17.4%
Whole state:  7.8%

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Arizona average:

12.5

East Fork travel time to work - commute East Fork mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for East Fork CDP (based on Navajo County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other24,72762
Evangelical Protestant13,96698
Catholic6,60014
Mainline Protestant1,41018
Black Protestant2072
None60,539-
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: 19
Navajo County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Navajo County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Navajo County:

4.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 88
Here:

7.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.7%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Navajo County:

26.1%
Arizona:

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

9.8%
State:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
East Fork:

41.9%
Arizona:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
East Fork:

39.7%
Arizona:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.9
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
East Fork:

42.4%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.2%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
East Fork:

6.4
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
East Fork:

32.1%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
East Fork:

45.4%
Arizona:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.6%
Arizona:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of East Fork, AZ Residents

7.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,068 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
Arizona average:

5.73%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($333 average AGI)
Navajo County:

0.04%
Arizona average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Maricopa County, AZ  1.98% ($36,088 average AGI)
from Apache County, AZ  0.87% ($27,548)
from Coconino County, AZ  0.66% ($25,893)


8.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,311 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.40%
Arizona average:

5.60%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($125 average AGI)
Navajo County:

0.05%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Maricopa County, AZ  2.08% ($32,707 average AGI)
to Apache County, AZ  1.00% ($27,807)
to Coconino County, AZ  0.67% ($28,862)

Strongest AM radio stations in East Fork:

  • 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.)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, 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)
  • KXEM (1010 AM; 15 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES OF PHOENIX, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Fork:

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

TV broadcast stations around East Fork:

  • K09WY (Channel 9; WHITERIVER, AZ; Owner: TV BOARD OF WHITERIVER)
  • K13XC (Channel 13; WHITERIVER, AZ; Owner: TV BOARD OF WHITERIVER)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (81%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • No fuel used (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

East Fork compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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