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Population in 2010: 1,024. Population change since 2000: -5.8%
Males: 481  (47.0%)
Females: 543  (53.0%)

Median resident age:  30.9 years
Arizona median age:  33.8 years

Zip codes: 86506, 86512.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $20,501 (it was $12,353 in 2000)
Houck:

$20,501
AZ:

$47,826
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $9,372

Houck CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $85,694 (it was $20,600 in 2000)
Houck:

$85,694
AZ:

$151,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $126,706; Detached houses: $157,040; Mobile homes: $42,487

Median gross rent in 2012: $463.

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Houck races chart
  • American Indian alone - 975 (95.2%)
  • Hispanic - 20 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 16 (1.6%)
  • White alone - 12 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.10%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Houck: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6042 feet

Land area: 42.4 square miles.

Population density: 24 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Houck:

  • High school or higher: 65.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 14.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Houck CDP:

  • Never married: 55.7%
  • Now married: 24.5%
  • Separated: 6.2%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 4.9%

1 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.1%
Arizona:  13.4%



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Houck, Arizona as of November 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Houck to the number of sex offenders is 1,024 to 1.


Houck satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Flagstaff, AZ (135.3 miles , pop. 52,894).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (149.0 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (202.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Sanders, AZ (2.7 miles ), Lupton, AZ (3.4 miles) , Oak Springs, AZ (3.8 miles) , Wide Ruins, AZ (4.2 miles) , Klagetoh, AZ (4.7 miles ), Puerco, AZ (5.1 miles) , Zuni Pueblo, NM (5.2 miles ), St. Michaels, AZ (5.2 miles ).

Latitude: 35.28 N, Longitude: 109.24 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 928

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

20.4%
Arizona:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (38%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Utilities (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Construction laborers (15%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (7%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Cashiers (33%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)

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Earthquake activity:

Houck-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arizona state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/6/1998 at 08:36:46, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 75.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/24/2004 at 10:16:38, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.4 miles away from Houck center
Magnitude types: local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Apache County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Houck:

  • San Juan College (about 120 miles; Farmington, NM; Full-time enrollment: 3,028)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 137 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 17,288)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 149 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,438)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 149 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 8,765)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 151 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 5,120)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 158 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • Eastern Arizona College (about 172 miles; Thatcher, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,285)

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Notable locations in Houck: Big Arrow Trading Post (A), John Silver Spring Well (B), Spencers Well (C), Murphy Well (D), Houck Railroad Station (E), Navajo Community Center (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Houck include: Good News Mission (A), Saint Anselm Mission (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Black Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Apache County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 44.1%
(100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.5% for American Indian residents, 25.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  3.1 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.1%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.5%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Houck, AZ

Houck compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Houck travel time to work - commute


Houck mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (79%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Houck CDP (based on Apache County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.87%
Here49.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents57.7%25.8%3.2%3.0%2.8%
Congregations15.7%20.9%12.2%5.2%8.7%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Reformed Church in North AmericaBaha'iChurches of ChristOther
Adherents1.4%1.1%0.6%0.6%3.7%
Congregations4.3%2.6%1.7%3.5%25.2%
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: 11
Here:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Apache County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
This county:

4.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Apache County:

2.87 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

12.8%
State:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.5%
State:

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

10.2%
Arizona:

14.2%

12.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,627 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.14%
Arizona average:

8.20%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($131 average AGI)
Apache County:

0.09%
Arizona average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from McKinley County, NM  2.59% ($21,378 average AGI)
from Maricopa County, AZ  2.07% ($30,151)
from San Juan County, NM  1.74% ($27,027)


11.61% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,438 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.61%
Arizona average:

5.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Maricopa County, AZ  2.36% ($24,904 average AGI)
to McKinley County, NM  2.22% ($22,212)
to Navajo County, AZ  1.57% ($25,415)

Strongest AM radio stations in Houck:

  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KGAK (1330 AM; 5 kW; GALLUP, NM; Owner: KRJG, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KDJI (1270 AM; 5 kW; HOLBROOK, AZ; Owner: PETRACOM OF HOLBROOK, 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.)
  • KRKE (1100 AM; 5 kW; MILAN, NM; Owner: CIBOLA RADIO COMPANY)
  • KVWM (970 AM; 5 kW; SHOW LOW, AZ; Owner: PETRACOM OF SHOW LOW, LLC)
  • KTHR (1230 AM; 1 kW; GALLUP, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Houck:

  • KXXI (93.7 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)
  • KWRK (96.1 FM; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KGLX (99.1 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGLP (91.7 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: GALLUP PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Houck:

  • K08HQ (Channel 8; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)

Houck fatal accident list:

Feb 26, 2006 07:27 PM, I-40, Lat: 35.282725, Lon: -109.228958, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 17, 1980 05:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total costs: $3,603,000
Total average daily traffic: 400
Total average daily truck traffic: 12
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 468


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • James P O'Dowd, 3.4 Mi Se (Lat: 35.263056 Lon: -109.150833), Type: 113.4, Overall height: 106.7 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG
  • Sonya Dutton, 3.4 Mi Se (Lat: 35.263056 Lon: -109.150833), Type: 113.4, Overall height: 106.7 m
    Registrant: 6783394271, Pamelia.Hoof@verizonwireless.Com, ONE VERIZON PLACE (MC: GA3B1REG)
  • Jerri L Janjua, 3.4 Mi Se (Lat: 35.263056 Lon: -109.150833), Type: 113.4, Overall height: 106.7 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG
  • Jerri L Janjua, 3.4 Mi Se (Lat: 35.263056 Lon: -109.150833), Type: 113.4, Overall height: 106.7 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG
  • LESTER LEE, Houck East Ntua Water Tank (Lat: 35.292806 Lon: -109.235139), Type: 55.2, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 9287296223, Lesterl@ntua.Com, NORTH INDIAN ROUTE 12
  • Lester Lee, Houck East Ntua Water Tank (Lat: 35.292806 Lon: -109.235139), Type: 55.2, Structure height: 04001 m, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 9287296223, Lesterl@ntua.Com, NORTH INDIAN ROUTE 12
  • 3.4 Mi Se (Lat: 35.263056 Lon: -109.150833), Type: 113.4, Overall height: 106.7 m
    Registrant: 2066032052, , 3350 161ST AVE SE MS 224

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Houck HBD, Bnsf Mp 188.1 Hbd (Lat: 35.280417 Lon: -109.160806), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WPZP609
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.935 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/13/2004, Expiration Date: 02/13/2014, Certifier: Robert C Leedham
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co, 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • HOUCK, 3.6 Ese (Lat: 35.262500 Lon: -109.151472), Overall height: 103.6 m, Call Sign: WMS710, Licensee ID: L00129894
    Assigned Frequencies: 6551.25 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/23/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2008, Certifier: Brian D Kidney
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless (Vaw) LLC
  • AZ3HOUCK, 3.4 Mi Se (Lat: 35.263056 Lon: -109.150833), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 106.7 m, Overall height: 113.4 m, Call Sign: WPUX380
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 6345.49 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/10/2012, Expiration Date: 05/21/2022, Certifier: Richard A Craig
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Houck Chapter House, Houck Chapter House (Lat: 35.284722 Lon: -109.213250), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQPL684
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/21/2012, Expiration Date: 06/21/2022, Certifier: Lester Lee
    Registrant: Americas Communications LLC, 3702 East Roeser Rd Suite 5, Phoenix, AZ 85040, Phone: (602) 304-1760, Fax: (877) 284-0791, Email:
  • Houck East, Houck East Ntua Wt (Lat: 35.292806 Lon: -109.235139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 55.2 m, Call Sign: WQPT759
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10715.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10715.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/14/2012, Expiration Date: 08/14/2022, Certifier: Lester Lee
    Registrant: Americas Communications LLC, 3702 East Roeser Rd Suite 5, Phoenix, AZ 85040, Phone: (602) 304-1760, Fax: (877) 284-0791, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WA7HRV
    Grant Date: 10/13/1995, Expiration Date: 10/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/02/2003
    Registrant: Richard G Baumann, Houck, AZ 86506



Most common first names in Houck, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary874.0 years
John780.6 years
Tom676.3 years
Joe465.5 years
Sam476.2 years
Dorothy376.0 years
Mable370.0 years
Alberta254.6 years
Ernest251.0 years
Ben285.9 years
Most common last names in Houck, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Yazzie1571.3 years
Ashley1053.5 years
Begay848.9 years
Joe572.6 years
Pinto557.6 years
Russell467.8 years
Sam486.5 years
Smith480.3 years
Roanhorse382.0 years
Kee368.0 years

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  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Health technologists and technicians"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Personal care and service occupations:"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores"
  • #38 (86506) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other groups first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #74 (86506) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking other language at home"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #18 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+)"
  • #34 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 highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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