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Population in 2012: 1,964 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.8%
 

Males: 874  (44.5%)
Females: 1,090  (55.5%)

Median resident age:  32.7 years
Arizona median age:  33.8 years

Zip codes: 85337.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,184 (it was $26,895 in 2000)
Gila Bend:

$31,184
AZ:

$47,826
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,299

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $53,005 (it was $45,300 in 2000)
Gila Bend:

$53,005
AZ:

$151,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $89,408; Detached houses: $114,051; Mobile homes: $34,512

Median gross rent in 2012: $658.

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  • Hispanic - 1,257 (65.4%)
  • White alone - 504 (26.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 95 (4.9%)
  • Black alone - 31 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 25 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 9 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.05%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Gila Bend: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (5.6%), Irish (5.0%), Russian (3.0%), English (2.7%), Scottish (1.7%), Danish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Incorporated in 1962

Elevation: 734 feet

Land area: 22.8 square miles.

Population density: 86 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Gila Bend:

  • High school or higher: 61.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gila Bend town:

  • Never married: 34.8%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 5.4%

407 residents are foreign born

This town:  22.5%
Arizona:  13.4%



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Gila Bend, Arizona as of November 27, 2014.
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 2012: $726 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $468 (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
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 32.95 N, Longitude: 112.72 W

Area code: 928

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.8%
Arizona:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +218 (+12.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (22%)
  • Utilities (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Public administration (29%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Cashiers (12%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Gila Bend-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arizona state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/4/1994 at 07:02:15, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 3.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/8/2000 at 03:18:09, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 55.7 miles away from Gila Bend center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

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: 8, Storms: 8, Fires: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Gila Bend, AZ

Airports located in Gila Bend:


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Local government website: www.gilabendaz.org

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

  • Estrella Mountain Community College (about 42 miles; Avondale, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 2,121)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc (about 43 miles; Avondale, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,088)
  • Grand Canyon University (about 52 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 7,534)
  • Phoenix College (about 52 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,051)
  • University of Phoenix-Online Campus (about 53 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 380,232)
  • Glendale Community College (about 53 miles; Glendale, AZ; FT enrollment: 7,126)
  • University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam Campus (about 54 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,956)

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: 1808, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 7 other older monitoring violations
PALOMA RANCH (Population served: 112, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2002 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Fluoride
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2001 and DEC-2001, Contaminant: Fluoride
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2001 and SEP-2001, Contaminant: Fluoride
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2001 and JUN-2001, Contaminant: Fluoride
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2001 and MAR-2001, Contaminant: Fluoride
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2000 and DEC-2000, Contaminant: Fluoride
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.8%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 25.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 86.8% for American Indian residents, 21.6% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Gila Bend, AZ

Gila Bend compared to Arizona state average:

Gila Bend, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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


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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

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Gila Bend travel time to work - commute


Gila Bend mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Electricity (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.73%
Here39.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionJewishAssemblies of God
Adherents43.4%12.6%6.3%4.9%4.7%
Congregations5.9%24.2%8.1%1.3%5.7%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist Church Charismatic Churches Independent Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents4.2%2.7%2.1%1.9%17.2%
Congregations3.7%3.2%1.0%1.8%45.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 501
Here:

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.
Arizona:

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
This county:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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:
Here:

22.5%
State:

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

14.8%
Arizona:

14.2%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$4,993$29,9580$0
Other Government Administration 7$23,632$40,5120$0
Streets and Highways 3$8,050$32,2000$0
Welfare 7$14,530$24,9090$0
Solid Waste Management 4$7,510$22,5300$0
Sewerage 2$4,579$27,4740$0
Parks and Recreation 4$11,103$33,3090$0
Water Supply 5$11,497$27,5930$0
Totals for Government 34$85,894$30,3160$0

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

  • Construction - General: $414,000 ($210.79)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $791,000 ($402.75)
    Police Protection: $361,000 ($183.81)
    Health Services - Other: $319,000 ($162.42)
    Water Utilities: $270,000 ($137.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $214,000 ($108.96)
    Regular Highways: $179,000 ($91.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $175,000 ($89.10)
    Sewerage: $61,000 ($31.06)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($7.64)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($10.18)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $676,000 ($344.20)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($1.53)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $227,000 ($115.58)
    Sewerage: $200,000 ($101.83)
    All Other: $82,000 ($41.75)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $543,000 ($276.48)
    Interest Earnings: $120,000 ($61.10)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $229,000 ($116.60)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $461,000 ($234.73)
    All Other: $407,000 ($207.23)
    Highways: $404,000 ($205.70)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $2,027,000 ($1032.08)
    NEC: $642,000 ($326.88)
    Property: $542,000 ($275.97)
    Public Utilities: $180,000 ($91.65)
    Other Selective Sales: $123,000 ($62.63)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $95,000 ($48.37)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $403,000 ($205.19)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $364,000 ($185.34)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $75,000 ($38.19)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $39,000 ($19.86)
    Water Utilities: $20,000 ($10.18)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $9,000 ($4.58)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,318,000 ($2198.57)

7.17% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,819 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.17%
Arizona average:

8.20%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($585 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.14%
Arizona average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.46% ($42,786 average AGI)
from Pinal County, AZ  0.24% ($41,886)
from Pima County, AZ  0.23% ($41,401)


5.18% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,380 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
Arizona average:

5.96%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($856 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.08%
Arizona average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Pinal County, AZ  0.70% ($51,347 average AGI)
to Yavapai County, AZ  0.17% ($50,328)
to Pima County, AZ  0.17% ($44,290)

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 count: 14
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 19
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 20
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 36
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Arizona average:
  • Fatal accident count: 289
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 461
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 106
  • Fatalities: 311
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 818
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 53
See more detailed statistics of Gila Bend fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 19
Total length: 55 meters (180ft)
Total costs: $8,311,000
Total average daily traffic: 93,600
Total average daily truck traffic: 14,649

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 4
  • 1960-1969: 9
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 2
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:

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  • 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
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

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
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1

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  • Roger G. Bowers (2)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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