Gila Bend, Arizona

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Population in 2013: 1,977 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.2%
 
Males: 912  (46.2%)
Females: 1,065  (53.8%)
Median resident age:  32.7 years
Arizona median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 85337.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,537 (it was $26,895 in 2000)
Gila Bend:

$29,537
AZ:

$48,510

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,854 (it was $10,793 in 2000)

Gila Bend town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $67,397 (it was $45,300 in 2000)
Gila Bend:

$67,397
AZ:

$166,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $242,284; Detached houses: $262,747; Townhouses or other attached units: $168,412; In 2-unit structures: $121,569; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $117,328; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $141,016; Mobile homes: $56,831; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $25,668

Median gross rent in 2013: $673.

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  • Races in Gila Bend, AZ (2010)

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    • 1,25765.4%Hispanic
    • 50426.2%White alone
    • 954.9%American Indian alone
    • 311.6%Black alone
    • 251.3%Two or more races
    • 90.5%Asian alone
    • 10.05%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Gila Bend: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (4.7%), German (4.1%), Russian (2.9%), Scottish (2.0%), English (1.9%), Danish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Incorporated in 1962

Elevation: 734 feet

Land area: 22.8 square miles.

Population density: 87 people per square mile   (very low).

Gila Bend,AZ real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Gila Bend:

  • High school or higher: 56.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gila Bend town:

  • Never married: 36.2%
  • Now married: 49.9%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

499 residents are foreign born (25.4% Latin America).

This town:

26.2%
Arizona:

13.5%



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Gila Bend, Arizona as of August 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Gila Bend to the number of sex offenders is 982 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $722 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $432 (0.9%)

Gila Bend satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Glendale, AZ (53.2 miles , pop. 218,812).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (54.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Theba, AZ (3.2 miles) , Arlington, AZ (5.1 miles) , Wintersburg, AZ (5.8 miles) , Buckeye, AZ (5.9 miles ), Goodyear, AZ (6.0 miles ), Kaka, AZ (6.2 miles) , Ak-Chin Village, AZ (6.2 miles ), Gila Crossing, AZ (6.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $48,800
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $54,300
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $145,100
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $169,100
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $165,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.95 N, Longitude: 112.72 W

Area code: 928

Gila Bend household income distribution Gila Bend home values distribution

Property values in Gila Bend, AZ

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.4%
Arizona:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +218 (+12.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (24%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Utilities (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (29%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (24%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Sales and related occupations (24%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Gila Bend, Arizona

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Earthquake activity:

Gila Bend-area historical earthquake activity is near Arizona state average. It is 451% 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 235.4 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 173.3 miles away from Gila Bend 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 239.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 177.4 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 169.5 miles away from Gila Bend center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 386.8 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 (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, 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).
Gila Bend topographic map

Airports located in Gila Bend:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gila Bend:

  • Estrella Mountain Community College (about 43 miles; Avondale, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 4,932)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc (about 43 miles; Avondale, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,860)
  • South Mountain Community College (about 49 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,736)
  • Arizona State University-Downtown Phoenix (about 52 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 9,515)
  • Grand Canyon University (about 52 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 44,186)
  • Phoenix College (about 53 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 7,001)
  • Glendale Community College (about 53 miles; Glendale, AZ; FT enrollment: 12,533)

Public elementary/middle schools in Gila Bend:

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Notable locations in Gila Bend: Gila Bend Substation (A), Arizona Highway Maintenance Gila Bend Yard (B), Maricopa County Library District Gila Bend Branch (C), Gila Bend Town Hall (D), Gila Bend Railroad Station (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gila Bend include: First Baptist Church (A), Faith Assembly of God (B), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Hee - A - Hand Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Gila Bend: Gatlin Site (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: A Wheel Inn (Recreation Areas; 606 West Williams Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: America's Choice Inn & Suites (2888 South Butterfield Trail) (1), Best Western Space Age Lodge (401 East Pima) (2), Golden Star Motel (1046 East Pima Street) (3), Pay Less Inn (515 East Pima Street) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Maricopa County Government - Justice Of The Peace- Gila Bend Justice C (209 East Pima Street) (1), Gila Bend Town - Magistrate Court (215 East Pima Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate 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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Gila Bend and their reported violations in the past:

GILA BEND TOWN OF (Population served: 1,922, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-25-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-12-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAY-30-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2013)
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • 15 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • 35 other older monitoring violations
PALOMA RANCH (Population served: 112, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 28.7%
(5.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 82.3% for American Indian residents, 53.3% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.9 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.3%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.9%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

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Gila Bend compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Gila Bend (2011 data):

  • National Bank of Arizona: Gila Bend Branch at 402 West Pima Street, branch established on 1957/05/20. Info updated 2008/09/11: Bank assets: $4,485.6 mil, Deposits: $3,731.3 mil, headquarters in Tucson, AZ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 73 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Gila Bend, Arizona:

  • Super 8 Motel-gila Bend, 2888 Butterfield TR, Gila Bend, AZ 85337 , Phone: (928) 683-6311
  • Knights Inn, 1046 E Pima St, Gila Bend, AZ 85337 , Phone: (928) 683-6303, Fax: (928) 683-2046
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Gila Bend, Arizona

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

19.5
Arizona average:

12.5

Gila Bend travel time to work - commute Gila Bend mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Gila Bend town (based on Maricopa County data)

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
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Maricopa County:

22.5%
Arizona:

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

14.8%
State:

14.2%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$7,318$43,9080$0
Other Government Administration 16$45,300$33,9750$0
Firefighters 0$0 17$13,047
Streets and Highways 3$9,705$38,8200$0
Welfare 5$14,920$35,8080$0
Solid Waste Management 3$9,964$39,8561$505
Parks and Recreation 4$13,523$40,5691$505
Water Supply 2$9,723$58,3380$0
Totals for Government 35$110,453$37,87019$14,057

Gila Bend government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $414,000 ($209.41)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $791,000 ($400.10)
    Police Protection: $361,000 ($182.60)
    Health Services - Other: $319,000 ($161.36)
    Water Utilities: $270,000 ($136.57)
    Parks & Recreation: $214,000 ($108.24)
    Regular Highways: $179,000 ($90.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $175,000 ($88.52)
    Sewerage: $61,000 ($30.85)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($7.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($10.12)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $676,000 ($341.93)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($1.52)

Gila Bend government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $227,000 ($114.82)
    Sewerage: $200,000 ($101.16)
    All Other: $82,000 ($41.48)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $543,000 ($274.66)
    Interest Earnings: $120,000 ($60.70)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $229,000 ($115.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $461,000 ($233.18)
    All Other: $407,000 ($205.87)
    Highways: $404,000 ($204.35)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $2,027,000 ($1025.29)
    NEC: $642,000 ($324.73)
    Property: $542,000 ($274.15)
    Public Utilities: $180,000 ($91.05)
    Other Selective Sales: $123,000 ($62.22)

Gila Bend government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $95,000 ($48.05)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $403,000 ($203.84)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $364,000 ($184.12)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $75,000 ($37.94)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $39,000 ($19.73)
    Water Utilities: $20,000 ($10.12)

Gila Bend government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $9,000 ($4.55)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,318,000 ($2184.12)

5.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,941 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
Arizona average:

5.73%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($605 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.05%
Arizona average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pinal County, AZ  0.51% ($44,215 average AGI)
from Pima County, AZ  0.19% ($38,204)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.17% ($40,202)


4.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,651 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.74%
Arizona average:

5.60%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($898 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.08%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pinal County, AZ  0.42% ($38,492 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.18% ($37,819)
to Pima County, AZ  0.14% ($34,939)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gila Bend:

  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KXEM (1010 AM; 15 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES OF PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFYI (550 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KASA (1540 AM; 10 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KASA RADIO HOGAR, INC.)
  • KTAR (620 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KMYL (1190 AM; 5 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: INTERSTATE B/C SYSTEM OF AZ, INC.)
  • KGME (910 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gila Bend:

  • KLNZ (103.5 FM; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KBAQ (89.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • K220GO (91.9 FM; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, 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.)
  • KUPD (97.9 FM; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: TEMPE RADIO, INC.)
  • KNIX-FM (102.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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.)
  • KZZP (104.7 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K240CV (95.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ZORBA RESOURCES, INC.)
  • KDKB (93.3 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: MESA RADIO, INC.)
  • K207CO (89.3 FM; SUN LAKES, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA CNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST)
  • K216FO (91.1 FM; GUADALUPE, AZ; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Gila Bend:

  • KAET (Channel 8; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • Gila Bend, Arizona
  • Fatal accident count16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents22
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:2
  • Fatalities22
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents39
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3
  • Arizona average
  • Fatal accident count291
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents464
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons109
  • Fatalities314
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents843
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents55
See more detailed statistics of Gila Bend fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 41Number of bridges
  • 186m610ftTotal length
  • $12,665,000Total costs
  • 192,000Total average daily traffic
  • 36,600Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 51950-1959
  • 151960-1969
  • 131970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Gila Bend, AZ

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Gila Bend)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

84 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Gila Bend, AZ)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: K7UXA
    Grant Date: 01/25/1994, Expiration Date: 01/25/2004, Cancellation Date: 01/26/2006
    Registrant: Carl E Barnell, 788 Williams, Gila Bend, AZ 85337
  • Call Sign: KB5NDX
    Grant Date: 05/14/1991, Expiration Date: 05/14/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/15/2003
    Registrant: Michael A Murray, Box 1041, Gila Bend, AZ 85337

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: DOIG JOHN M TITAN TORNADO (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: VOLKSWAGEN CONVERSION (36 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 165J , Serial Number: T95VWCOHK0165, Year manufactured: 1996, Airworthiness Date: 10/25/1996
    Registrant (Individual): Robert B Morton, Po Box 725, Gila Bend, AZ 85337
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3F-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 40840 , Serial Number: 7543, Year manufactured: 1941
    Registrant (Corporation): Gila Bend Flying Svc, , Gila Bend, AZ 85337
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 44198 , Serial Number: 9998, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Partnership): Bend Flying Club Gila, Po Box 506, Gila Bend, AZ 85337
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6099D , Serial Number: 22-4627, Year manufactured: 1956
    Registrant (Individual): Lewis C Turner, Po Box 116, Gila Bend, AZ 85337
  • Aircraft: PIPER J-3C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 54 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 70621 , Serial Number: 17633, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Corporation): Gila Bend Flying Service, , Gila Bend, AZ 85337
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18A 150 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7385D , Serial Number: 18-5750, Year manufactured: 1957
    Registrant (Corporation): Gilabend Flying Svc, Po Box 506, Gila Bend, AZ 85337
  • Aircraft: MORTON ROBERT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 4 Cycle
    N-Number: 96472 , Serial Number: 8772
    Registrant (Individual): Robert B Morton, Po Box 725, Gila Bend, AZ 85337

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$121,1501$99,930
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$248,290
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
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Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7233.02

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Gila Bend, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1170.7 years
Robert971.2 years
Mary977.1 years
John969.9 years
James962.6 years
Jose872.0 years
Thomas675.3 years
George673.2 years
Donald561.4 years
Helen581.6 years
Most common last names in Gila Bend, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Manuel1360.4 years
Cipriano761.6 years
Gonzalez773.6 years
Miller775.0 years
Johnson668.9 years
Miguel662.8 years
Ortega570.4 years
Pablo561.2 years
Cantu566.4 years
Lopez563.2 years
Businesses in Gila Bend, AZ
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1FedEx1
Burger King1McDonald's1
Circle K1U-Haul1
Dairy Queen1

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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2015.