Gisela, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 570. Population change since 2000: +7.1%
Males: 225  (39.6%)
Females: 345  (60.4%)
Median resident age:  56.7 years
Arizona median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 85541.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,410 (it was $24,044 in 2000)
Gisela:

$35,410
AZ:

$48,510

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,371 (it was $15,974 in 2000)

Gisela CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $160,571 (it was $82,700 in 2000)
Gisela:

$160,571
AZ:

$166,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $180,642; Detached houses: $234,902; Mobile homes: $61,697

Median gross rent in 2013: $844.

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  • Races in Gisela, AZ (2010)

    Gisela races chart
    • 53093.0%White alone
    • 254.4%Hispanic
    • 101.8%American Indian alone
    • 30.5%Two or more races
    • 20.4%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Gisela: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (18.7%), German (16.7%), English (16.3%), Irish (6.1%), Polish (6.1%), Scottish (5.0%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 2881 feet

Land area: 2.88 square miles.

Population density: 198 people per square mile   (very low).

Gisela,AZ real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Gisela:

  • High school or higher: 80.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gisela CDP:

  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 47.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.1%
  • Divorced: 20.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,594 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $481 (0.6%)

Gisela satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scottsdale, AZ (49.8 miles , pop. 202,705).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (60.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Rye, AZ (2.0 miles) , Round Valley, AZ (2.5 miles ), Oxbow Estates, AZ (2.5 miles ), Jakes Corner, AZ (2.6 miles) , Payson, AZ (3.1 miles ), Sun Valley, AZ (3.3 miles ), Star Valley, AZ (3.3 miles ), Mesa del Caballo, AZ (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 34.10 N, Longitude: 111.29 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 928

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

8.6%
Arizona:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (61%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Other services, except public administration (27%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Finance and insurance (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (61%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Gisela, Arizona

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Earthquake activity:

Gisela-area historical earthquake activity is near Arizona state average. It is 393% 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 300.4 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 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 295.6 miles away from Gisela center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 261.1 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 276.4 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 266.5 miles away from Gisela center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 443.7 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 Gila County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Fires: 6, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gisela topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Gisela:

  • PAYSON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; PAYSON, AZ)
  • PAYSON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PAYSON, AZ)
  • RIM COUNTRY DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; PAYSON, AZ)
  • RIM COUNTRY HEALTH AND RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PAYSON, AZ)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gisela:

  • Paradise Valley Community College (about 52 miles; Phoenix, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 5,259)
  • Scottsdale Community College (about 54 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 6,030)
  • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale (about 55 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,123)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc-Motorcycle Mechanics Institute Division (about 57 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,976)
  • Arizona State University-Skysong (about 58 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,445)
  • Arizona State University-Polytechnic (about 60 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,311)
  • Mesa Community College (about 60 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 14,726)

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Notable location: Gisela Valley Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sand Wash (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Gila 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 27.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 20.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 9.38. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.38
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.2%
(26.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  61.7%
Whole state:  66.2%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Gisela compared to Arizona state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Arizona average:

12.5

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (40%)
  • Wood (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Gisela CDP (based on Gila County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,51910
Evangelical Protestant5,41654
Other4,75617
Mainline Protestant1,45411
None33,452-
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: 7
Gila County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Gila County:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Gila County:

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Here:

9.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.4%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Gila County:

27.1%
Arizona:

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

12.9%
State:

14.2%

6.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,679 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Arizona average:

5.73%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Maricopa County, AZ  2.56% ($40,824 average AGI)
from Pinal County, AZ  0.50% ($35,648)
from Pima County, AZ  0.34% ($24,817)


6.83% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,678 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.83%
Arizona average:

5.60%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Maricopa County, AZ  2.59% ($32,731 average AGI)
to Pinal County, AZ  0.66% ($43,557)
to Pima County, AZ  0.33% ($40,105)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gisela:

  • 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.)
  • KMOG (1420 AM; 3 kW; PAYSON, AZ; Owner: FARRELL ENTERPRISES L.L.C.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KXEM (1010 AM; 15 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES OF PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KTAR (620 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KKNT (960 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KFYI (550 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gisela:

  • KAJM (104.3 FM; PAYSON, AZ; Owner: SIERRA H. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K294AN (106.7 FM; PAYSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRXS-FM (97.3 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: LINDA C. POTYKA)
  • KNRJ (101.1 FM; PAYSON, AZ; Owner: SIERRA H. BROADCASTING,INC.)
  • K220GI (91.9 FM; CAMP VERDE, AZ; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KVJC (91.9 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KMRR (100.3 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KVRD-FM (105.7 FM; COTTONWOOD, AZ; Owner: YAVAPAI BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKLD (98.3 FM; PRESCOTT VALLEY, AZ; Owner: W. GRANT HAFLEY)
  • KGCB (90.9 FM; PRESCOTT, AZ; Owner: GRAND CANYON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KZGL (95.9 FM; COTTONWOOD, AZ; Owner: YAVAPAI BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K201CQ (88.1 FM; PRESCOTT, AZ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KMLE (107.9 FM; CHANDLER, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Gisela:

  • KAET (Channel 8; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Approx. 1/3 Mi. S. Of Buckboard Trail Near Gisela, Az (Lat: 34.084833 Lon: -111.286278), Type: Pole, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQFM355
    Assigned Frequencies: 171.050 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/16/2006, Expiration Date: 08/16/2016, Certifier: Darde G De Roulhac
    Registrant: Gila County Flood Control District, 714 S. Beeline Hwy #200, Payson, AZ 85547, Phone: (928) 474-1076, Fax: (928) 474-0802, Email:

Gisela on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Librarians, curators, and archivists"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations:"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Art and design workers"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Department and other general merchandise stores"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Agricultural workers including supervisors"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between daily high and daily low temperatures"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of days clear of clouds"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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