East Sahuarita, Arizona

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Population in July 2007: 1,666.
Males: 824  (49.5%)
Females: 842  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  31.6 years
Arizona median age:  34.2 years

Zip codes: 85629.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,805 (it was $33,083 in 2000)
East Sahuarita:

$42,805
AZ:

$53,558

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $16,847 (it was $12,484 in 2000)

East Sahuarita CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $115,525 (it was $69,600 in 2000)
East Sahuarita:

$115,525
AZ:

$205,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $216,995; Detached houses: $252,974; Townhouses or other attached units: $164,681; In 2-unit structures: $125,170; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $83,555; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $101,779; Mobile homes: $65,292; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $20,078
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  • Races in East Sahuarita, AZ (2000)

    East Sahuarita races chart
    • 69348.8%White alone
    • 68248.1%Hispanic
    • 151.1%American Indian alone
    • 151.1%Two or more races
    • 80.6%Asian alone
    • 60.4%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in East Sahuarita: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (10.4%), German (7.4%), United States (7.4%), Italian (4.4%), Irish (4.3%), Scottish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 2780 feet

Land area: 14.6 square miles.

Population density: 114 people per square mile   (very low).

East Sahuarita,AZ real estate house value index trend

East Sahuarita, Arizona map

For population 25 years and over in East Sahuarita:

  • High school or higher: 68.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Sahuarita CDP:

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 60.7%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

263 residents are foreign born (18.3% Latin America).

This place:

18.5%
Arizona:

12.8%

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

East Sahuarita CDP:  1.1% ($792)
Arizona:  0.9% ($962)
East Sahuarita satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Arivaca, AZ (13.7 miles , pop. 50,441).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tucson, AZ (18.6 miles , pop. 486,699).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (128.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Sahuarita, AZ (2.0 miles ), Green Valley, AZ (2.8 miles ), Summit, AZ (2.9 miles ), Corona de Tucson, AZ (3.0 miles ), Littletown, AZ (3.6 miles ), Elephant Head, AZ (3.6 miles ), Vail, AZ (3.7 miles ), Arivaca, AZ (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 31.95 N, Longitude: 110.92 W

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Arizona:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (4%)
  • Health care (26%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (19%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in East Sahuarita, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

East Sahuarita-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arizona state average. It is 309% 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 360.3 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 292.1 miles away from East Sahuarita center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 287.6 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 282.2 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 365.2 miles away from East Sahuarita center
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 271.2 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 Pima County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Fires: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
East Sahuarita topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near East Sahuarita:

  • SANTA RITA NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GREEN VALLEY, AZ)
  • LA HACIENDA AT LA POSADA (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GREEN VALLEY, AZ)
  • MIDVALE PARK DIALYSIS (FMC) (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; TUCSON, AZ)
  • PASCUA YAQUI DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; TUCSON, AZ)
  • RITA RANCH DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; TUCSON, AZ)
  • TUCSON SOUTH CENTRAL DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; TUCSON, AZ)
  • AVALON SOUTHWEST HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; TUCSON, AZ)

Amtrak station near East Sahuarita:

  • 20 miles: TUCSON (400 E. TOOLE ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

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

  • Pima Community College (about 20 miles; Tucson, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 18,794)
  • University of Arizona (about 20 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 36,324)
  • Pima Medical Institute-Tucson (about 22 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • Central Arizona College (about 83 miles; Coolidge, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • Cochise College (about 83 miles; Douglas, AZ; FT enrollment: 8,597)
  • Eastern Arizona College (about 92 miles; Thatcher, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,810)
  • Arizona State University-Polytechnic (about 105 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,311)

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Pima 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 129. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

129
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.185. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.185
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 10.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.236. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.236
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 18.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.82. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.82
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This place:  3.0 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  79.7%
Whole state:  68.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

24.0%
Whole state:

13.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

7.8%
Whole state:

6.2%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
Arizona average:

13.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for East Sahuarita CDP (based on Pima County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic203,77050
Evangelical Protestant98,278362
Other45,011128
Mainline Protestant37,03777
Black Protestant4,19014
Orthodox2,2605
None589,717-
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: 122
Pima County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 52
Pima County:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 226
Pima County:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 615
Here:

6.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Pima County:

21.2%
Arizona:

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

15.2%
State:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.7%
Arizona:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.0%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
East Sahuarita:

28.8
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
East Sahuarita:

26.5%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.7%
Arizona:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
East Sahuarita:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.6%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
Here:

51.4%
Arizona:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.9%
Arizona:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of East Sahuarita, AZ Residents

4.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,647 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.74%
Arizona average:

5.73%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,289 average AGI)
Pima County:

0.13%
Arizona average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.54% ($34,939 average AGI)
from Cochise County, AZ  0.22% ($34,200)
from Pinal County, AZ  0.17% ($37,347)


4.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,410 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
Arizona average:

5.60%

0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,122 average AGI)
Pima County:

0.14%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.71% ($38,204 average AGI)
to Pinal County, AZ  0.17% ($42,220)
to Cochise County, AZ  0.16% ($30,798)

Strongest AM radio stations in East Sahuarita:

  • KQTL (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAHUARITA, AZ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF TUCSON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KGVY (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GREEN VALLEY, AZ; Owner: GREEN VALLEY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KTKT (990 AM; 10 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA LOTUS CORP.)
  • KNST (790 AM; 5 kW; TUCSON, AZ)
  • KEVT (1030 AM; 10 kW; CORTARO, AZ; Owner: ONE MART CORP.)
  • KJLL (1330 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH TUCSON, AZ; Owner: HUDSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KSAZ (580 AM; 5 kW; MARANA, AZ; Owner: OWL BROADCASTING & DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • KGMS (940 AM; 1 kW; TUCSON, AZ)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Sahuarita:

  • KWFM-FM (97.1 FM; GREEN VALLEY, AZ; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXCI (91.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FOUNDATION FOR CREATIVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K261CK (100.1 FM; SAN XAVIER, AZ; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KZLZ-FM2 (105.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K263AA (100.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K255AC (98.9 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMMUN. COLLEGE DIST)
  • KFMA (92.1 FM; GREEN VALLEY, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA LOTUS CORP.)
  • KUAT-FM (90.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • K292CM (106.3 FM; SUMMERHAVEN, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA LOTUS CORPORATION)
  • KZLZ-FM1 (105.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIIM-FM (99.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOYT (92.9 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHYT (107.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRQQ (93.7 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMXZ-FM (94.9 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KLPX (96.1 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA LOTUS CORPORATION)
  • KGMG (106.3 FM; ORACLE, AZ; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KCDX (103.1 FM; FLORENCE, AZ; Owner: DESERT WEST AIR RANCHERS CORPORATION)
  • KXKQ (94.1 FM; SAFFORD, AZ; Owner: MCMURRAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KZNO (98.3 FM; NOGALES, AZ; Owner: DESERT WEST AIR RANCHERS CORPORATION (A WYOMING CORPORATION))

TV broadcast stations around East Sahuarita:

  • KMSB-TV (Channel 11; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: KMSB-TV, INC.)
  • KWBA (Channel 58; SIERRA VISTA, AZ; Owner: TUCSON COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$81,8758$89,2095$89,4901$23,9101$58,580
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$51,6002$69,1900$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$04$60,7585$67,0221$20,3400$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$106,7202$86,6200$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$88,4500$00$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$94,020
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (61%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Solar energy (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

East Sahuarita compared to Arizona state average:

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

East Sahuarita on our top lists:

  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of mobile homes (200+ housing units)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Panama (population 500+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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