Gisela, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 570.
Population change since 2000: +7.1%
Males: 229  (40.3%)
Females: 341  (59.7%)
Median resident age:

44.7 years
Arizona median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 85541.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $33,543 (it was $24,044 in 2000)
Gisela:

$33,543
AZ:

$56,581

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,179 (it was $15,974 in 2000)

Gisela CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $168,877 (it was $82,700 in 2000)
Gisela:

$168,877
AZ:

$223,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $223,210; detached houses: $287,949; mobile homes: $72,259

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,111.

March 2019 cost of living index in Gisela: 88.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 47.6%
(40.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 89.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 60.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Gisela, AZ (2010)
    • 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

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Ancestries: American (17.9%), German (17.9%), English (12.6%), Irish (8.8%), Scottish (4.0%), Canadian (1.9%).

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, Arizona map

31 residents are foreign born (3.3% Europe, 1.0% North America).

This place:

4.2%
Arizona:

100.0%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Gisela CDP:

1.0% ($830)
Arizona:

0.9% ($962)

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

Distribution of median household income in Gisela, AZ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Gisela, AZ in 2017
Gisela satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.5%
Arizona:

4.6%
Most common industries in Gisela, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.4%)
  • Public administration (13.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (12.5%)
  • Construction (12.0%)
  • Lumber & other construction materials merchant wholesalers (8.2%)
  • Truck transportation (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (20.7%)
  • Construction (17.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.3%)
  • Lumber & other construction materials merchant wholesalers (12.1%)
  • Truck transportation (8.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.4%)
  • Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers (5.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (25.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (17.6%)
  • Educational services (16.2%)
  • Health care (14.7%)
  • Social assistance (13.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (10.3%)
  • Sewing, needlework, piece goods stores (2.9%)
Most common occupations in Gisela, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (17.8%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers, including supervisors (13.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (26.4%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers, including supervisors (20.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10.0%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (7.9%)
  • Customer service representatives (6.4%)
  • Other financial specialists (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (26.5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (17.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (14.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (13.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (11.8%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (10.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (2.9%)

Average climate in Gisela, Arizona

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 43.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 19.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.3
U.S.:

19.6

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 the city 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 Gisela 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 (13).
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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Gisela:

Marital status in Gisela, AZ
  • Never married: 19.8%
  • Now married: 43.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 25.6%

For population 25 years and over in Gisela:

  • High school or higher: 85.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Arizona average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gisela, AZ (based on Gila County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This 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.
Arizona:

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

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.
Arizona:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Gila County:

11.4%
State:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Gila County:

27.1%
Arizona:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Gila County:

12.9%
State:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

63.6%
Arizona:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

65.4%
Arizona:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Gisela:

27.3
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

14.9%
Arizona:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

4.5%
Arizona:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.1
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.6%
Arizona:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

68.4%
Arizona:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.0%
Arizona:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gisela, AZ Residents

7.69% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,129 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.69%
Arizona average:

6.11%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Maricopa County, AZ  3.00% ($60,582 average AGI)
from Pinal County, AZ  0.50% ($47,407)
from Pima County, AZ  0.30% ($56,673)


6.18% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,827 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
Arizona average:

5.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Maricopa County, AZ  2.34% ($37,506 average AGI)
to Pinal County, AZ  0.54% ($49,656)
to Pima County, AZ  0.27% ($44,250)

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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 9.8mTotal length
  • 119,711Total average daily traffic
  • 5,956Total average daily truck traffic
  • 119,781Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast 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: 06/21/2016, Expiration Date: 08/16/2026, Certifier: Darde G De Roulhac, Registrant: Gila County Flood Control District, 107 W. Frontier St, Ste A, Payson, AZ 85541, Phone: (928) 474-1076, Fax: (928) 468-1106, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gisela, AZ
  • 42.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 38.6%Electricity
  • 9.7%Wood
  • 4.8%Utility gas
  • 4.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gisela, AZ
  • 52.5%Electricity
  • 17.2%Utility gas
  • 16.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.1%Wood


Gisela compared to Arizona state average:

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