Gadsden, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 678. Population change since 2000: -28.9%
Males: 349  (51.6%)
Females: 329  (48.4%)
Median resident age:  26.8 years
Arizona median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 85336, 85350.

Gadsden Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,133 (it was $21,000 in 2000)
Gadsden:

$29,133
AZ:

$48,510

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $11,211 (it was $6,562 in 2000)

Gadsden CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $101,608 (it was $46,200 in 2000)
Gadsden:

$101,608
AZ:

$166,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $562.

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  • Races in Gadsden, AZ (2010)

    Gadsden races chart
    • 65897.1%Hispanic
    • 182.7%White alone
    • 10.1%Black alone
    • 10.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Gadsden: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 98 feet

Land area: 1.73 square miles.

Population density: 392 people per square mile   (very low).

Gadsden,AZ real estate house value index trend

Gadsden, Arizona map

For population 25 years and over in Gadsden:

  • High school or higher: 49.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 19.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gadsden CDP:

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

246 residents are foreign born (43.5% Latin America).

This place:

43.5%
Arizona:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $856 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $800 (1.0%)

Gadsden satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yuma, AZ (13.5 miles , pop. 77,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Diego, CA (138.4 miles , pop. 1,223,400).

Nearest cities: San Luis, AZ (2.1 miles ), Somerton, AZ (2.2 miles ), Drysdale, AZ (2.7 miles ), Orange Grove Mobile Manor, AZ (2.8 miles ), Rancho Mesa Verde, AZ (2.8 miles ), Wall Lane, AZ (2.8 miles ), Padre Ranchitos, AZ (3.2 miles) , Donovan Estates, AZ (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 32.56 N, Longitude: 114.78 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 928

Gadsden household income distribution Gadsden home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

27.0%
Arizona:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (39%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Construction (2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (23%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (24%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (20%)
  • Community and social service occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Gadsden, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Gadsden-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Arizona state average. It is 551% 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 151.2 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 70.2 miles away from Gadsden center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 57.6 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 52.9 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 165.5 miles away from Gadsden center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 295.4 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 Yuma County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gadsden topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Gadsden:

  • CARING TOUCH HOME CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; YUMA, AZ)
  • ADVANTAGE HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; YUMA, AZ)
  • YUMA DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; YUMA, AZ)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF YUMA (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; YUMA, AZ)
  • YUMA NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; YUMA, AZ)
  • YUMA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; YUMA, AZ)
  • ANGELS PRN, INC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; YUMA, AZ)

Amtrak station near Gadsden:

  • 15 miles: YUMA (281 S. GILA ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gadsden:

  • Arizona Western College (about 20 miles; Yuma, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 5,454)
  • Imperial Valley College (about 46 miles; Imperial, CA; FT enrollment: 5,313)
  • College of the Desert (about 124 miles; Palm Desert, CA; FT enrollment: 5,686)
  • Cuyamaca College (about 127 miles; El Cajon, CA; FT enrollment: 4,270)
  • Southwestern College (about 130 miles; Chula Vista, CA; FT enrollment: 10,761)
  • Grossmont College (about 131 miles; El Cajon, CA; FT enrollment: 10,461)
  • San Diego State University (about 135 miles; San Diego, CA; FT enrollment: 27,516)

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Notable location: Rural / Metro Fire Department Station 11 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Gadsden: Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses Spanish Congregation (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Gadsden: Gadsden Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Yuma 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 2012 was 192. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

192
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.910. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.910
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 10.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 1.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.65
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 38.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

38.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 44.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

44.2
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.49. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.49
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.9%
(24.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.5 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  85.4%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.7%
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: 1.6% of all households

Gadsden compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

27.4
Arizona average:

12.5

Gadsden travel time to work - commute Gadsden mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • No fuel used (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Gadsden:

(Gadsden, Arizona Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Gadsden CDP (based on Yuma County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic43,4017
Evangelical Protestant18,34192
Other7,16425
Mainline Protestant4,07814
Black Protestant2223
None122,545-
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: 37
Yuma County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Yuma County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Yuma County:

2.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 78
Here:

4.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Yuma County:

25.7%
Arizona:

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

18.3%
State:

14.2%

5.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,938 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Arizona average:

5.73%

0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,278 average AGI)
Yuma County:

0.20%
Arizona average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.66% ($27,566 average AGI)
from Imperial County, CA  0.31% ($26,502)
from San Diego County, CA  0.28% ($35,508)


5.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,345 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
Arizona average:

5.60%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,213 average AGI)
Yuma County:

0.16%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.78% ($40,168 average AGI)
to San Diego County, CA  0.32% ($42,972)
to Imperial County, CA  0.26% ($28,324)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gadsden:

  • KBLU (560 AM; 1 kW; YUMA, AZ)
  • KJOK (1400 AM; 1 kW; YUMA, AZ; Owner: MONSTERMEDIA, LLC)
  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCBQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)
  • KAWC (1320 AM; 1 kW; YUMA, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA WESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, 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.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gadsden:

  • KTTI (95.1 FM; YUMA, AZ; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYRM (91.9 FM; YUMA, AZ; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK INC)
  • KCEC-FM (104.5 FM; WELLTON, AZ; Owner: FARMWORKERS EDUCATIONAL RADIO NETWORK INC.)
  • KYJT (100.9 FM; YUMA, AZ; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCFY (88.1 FM; YUMA, AZ; Owner: VOICE OF INTL. CHRISTN. EVANGELISM, INC.)
  • K217AW (91.3 FM; YUMA, AZ; Owner: ADVANCED MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Gadsden:

  • KYUM-LP (Channel 16; YUMA, AZ; Owner: POWELL MEREDITH COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KESE-LP (Channel 35; YUMA, AZ; Owner: GULF-CALIFORNIA BROADCAST COMPANY)
  • KBFY-LP (Channel 41; FORTUNA, AZ; Owner: POWELL MEREDITH COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)

Gadsden fatal accident list:

Sep 18, 2000 12:10 AM, Us-95, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • GADSDEN, Highway 95-2 (Lat: 32.548639 Lon: -114.786472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 47.5 m, Call Sign: WQNG373
    Assigned Frequencies: 18000.0 MHz, 18060.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/27/2011, Expiration Date: 01/27/2021, Certifier: H Carter Hendrick
    Registrant: Gila Electronics Of Yuma, Inc., 2481 East Palo Verde Street, Yuma, AZ 85365, Phone: (928) 726-0896, Fax: (928) 726-8238, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB7NAB
    Grant Date: 05/07/1991, Expiration Date: 05/07/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/08/2003
    Registrant: Le Roy E Daughenbaugh Jr, Gadsden, AZ 85336

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$164,5101$153,800
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$137,670
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$117,290
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0115.01

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Gadsden, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Jose1075.4 years
Maria665.5 years
Jesus559.2 years
Francisco566.8 years
Luis375.0 years
Alejandro254.5 years
George268.5 years
Ana272.9 years
Joe254.5 years
Elena281.5 years
Most common last names in Gadsden, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hughes481.0 years
Garcia471.2 years
Ortiz457.7 years
Martinez375.3 years
Ochoa360.7 years
Guthrie281.5 years
Meza270.9 years
Cordova252.0 years
Garibay271.0 years
Ayala269.0 years

Gadsden on our top lists:

  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Black residents"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Waiters and waitresses"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the hottest summers"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Waiters and waitresses"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest daily high temperatures"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of foreign-born residents"
  • #15 (85336) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking Spanish at home"
  • #88 (85350) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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