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Median resident age:  24.8 years
Arizona median age:  34.2 years

Zip code: 86031

Estimated median household income in 2012: $20,396 (it was $16,989 in 2000)
Indian Wells:

$20,396
AZ:

$47,826
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $9,274

Indian Wells CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $56,821 (it was $40,000 in 2000)
Indian Wells:

$56,821
AZ:

$151,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $181,920; Detached houses: $188,339; Townhouses or other attached units: $91,349; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $134,690; Mobile homes: $187,821; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $8,979

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Indian Wells races chart
  • American Indian alone - 7,052 (97.0%)
  • Hispanic - 91 (1.3%)
  • White alone - 79 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 44 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.07%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.01%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Indian Wells: 132.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5772 feet




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According to our research of Arizona and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Indian Wells, Arizona as of July 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Indian Wells to the number of sex offenders is 2,062 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Indian Wells CCD:  1.2% ($498)
Arizona:  0.9% ($962)
Indian Wells satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Flagstaff, AZ (80.8 miles , pop. 52,894).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Scottsdale, AZ (158.7 miles , pop. 202,705).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (168.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Dilkon, AZ (2.6 miles ), Tees Toh, AZ (3.3 miles ), Seba Dalkai, AZ (3.7 miles) , Whitecone, AZ (3.8 miles ), Greasewood, AZ (4.6 miles ), Jeddito, AZ (4.9 miles ), Toyei, AZ (5.0 miles) , Keams Canyon, AZ (5.2 miles ).

Latitude: 35.43 N, Longitude: 110.23 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 928

Indian Wells household income distribution Indian Wells home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

15.2%
Arizona:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (34%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Rail transportation (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (5%)
  • Wood products (4%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Social assistance (7%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (11%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Bus drivers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Indian Wells-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arizona state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/2/2005 at 11:12:57, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, 4.6 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 64.8 miles away from the city center
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 38.5 miles away from Indian Wells center
On 1/30/2005 at 11:37:50, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MW, 4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 66.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/28/2005 at 22:37:07, a magnitude 3.9 (3.8 MW, 3.9 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/8/2005 at 09:41:50, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.7 miles away from Indian Wells center
On 3/31/1997 at 07:34:48, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Navajo County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Fires: 6, 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).

Political contributions by individuals in Indian Wells, AZ

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Indian Wells:

  • Northern Arizona University (about 83 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 17,288)
  • San Juan College (about 149 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 3,028)
  • Paradise Valley Community College (about 160 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,040)
  • Universal Technical Institute-Motorcycle Mechanics (about 162 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,197)
  • Scottsdale Community College (about 163 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Midwestern University (about 166 miles; Glendale, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • Everest College-Phoenix (about 167 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,060)

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Notable location: Navajo Nation Department of Fire and Rescue Services Station 72 Indian Wells Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Navajo 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:  3.6 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  78.4%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.0%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

45.7%
Whole state:

13.9%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

17.8%
Whole state:

6.2%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Indian Wells, AZ


62 people in unknown juvenile institutions in 2000

Indian Wells compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (71%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Indian Wells CCD (based on Navajo County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.24%
Here39.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodAssemblies of God
Adherents50.9%20.0%9.2%4.7%3.5%
Congregations31.5%7.1%8.9%4.8%7.7%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of the NazarenePresbyterian Church (USA)Seventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents1.9%1.4%1.3%1.1%6.1%
Congregations2.4%4.8%2.4%0.6%29.8%
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: 19
Navajo County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Navajo County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Navajo County:

4.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 88
Here:

7.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.7%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Navajo County:

26.1%
Arizona:

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

9.8%
State:

14.2%

10.21% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,685 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.21%
Arizona average:

8.20%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($158 average AGI)
Navajo County:

0.10%
Arizona average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Maricopa County, AZ  3.00% ($41,501 average AGI)
from Apache County, AZ  0.95% ($25,415)
from Coconino County, AZ  0.68% ($35,959)


8.57% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,677 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.57%
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  2.51% ($31,705 average AGI)
to Coconino County, AZ  0.81% ($32,265)
to Apache County, AZ  0.73% ($26,877)

Strongest AM radio stations in Indian Wells:

  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KDJI (1270 AM; 5 kW; HOLBROOK, AZ; Owner: PETRACOM OF HOLBROOK, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KAFF (930 AM; 5 kW; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: GUYANN CORPORATION)
  • KVWM (970 AM; 5 kW; SHOW LOW, AZ; Owner: PETRACOM OF SHOW LOW, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Indian Wells:

  • KJKI (98.9 FM; LEUPP, AZ; Owner: ORAIBI MEDIA ASSOCIATION)
  • KUYI (88.1 FM; HOTEVILLA, AZ; Owner: THE HOPI FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Indian Wells:

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


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • LESTER LEE, Ir15 & 154 Indian Wells, Az 86031 (Lat: 35.397417 Lon: -110.094722), Type: 55.2, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 9287296223, Lesterl@ntua.Com, NORTH INDIAN ROUTE 12
  • LESTER LEE, Ir15 & 154 Indian Wells, Az 86031 (Lat: 35.397417 Lon: -110.094722), Type: 55.2, Structure height: 04017 m, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 9287296223, Lesterl@ntua.Com, NORTH INDIAN ROUTE 12

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Mountain Top (Lat: 35.425833 Lon: -110.171250), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 3.5 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: KYX289
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.845 MHz, 153.845 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2005, Expiration Date: 10/16/2015
    Registrant: Navajo Nation, Bldg 2528, Morgan Blvd, Window Rock, AZ 86515, Phone: (928) 871-7740, Fax: (928) 871-7741, Email:
  • Hilltop (Lat: 35.425833 Lon: -110.171250), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: KXQ699
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.0200 MHz, 154.950 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2005, Expiration Date: 10/16/2015
    Registrant: Navajo Nation, Bldg 2528, Morgan Blvd, Window Rock, AZ 86515, Phone: (928) 871-7740, Fax: (928) 871-7741, Email:
  • Hilltop 5 Mi Nw (Lat: 35.425833 Lon: -110.171250), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 3.4 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WBH974
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2005, Expiration Date: 10/16/2015
    Registrant: Navajo Nation, Bldg 2528, Morgan Blvd, Window Rock, AZ 86515, Phone: (928) 871-7740, Fax: (928) 871-7741, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • NAAHTEE, Indian Reservations (Lat: 35.471278 Lon: -110.190167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQKR550
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, 11185.0 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 7112.50 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 11185.0 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 7112.50 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz... (+4 more)
    Grant Date: 08/24/2009, Expiration Date: 08/24/2019, Certifier: Stephen J Nez
    Registrant: Navajo Tribal Utility Authority, North Hwy Route 12, Fort Defiance, AZ 86504-0170, Phone: (928) 729-4705, Fax: (928) 729-4670, Email:
  • Indian Wells, Lat: 35.397417 Lon: -110.094750, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQRC973
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/18/2013, Expiration Date: 04/18/2023, Certifier: Lester Lee
    Registrant: Americas Communications LLC, 3702 E Roeser Rd Ste 5, Phoenix, AZ 85040, Phone: (602) 304-1760, Fax: (877) 284-0791, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: AD7EO, Previous Call Sign: KB7TOX, Licensee ID: L00304731
    Grant Date: 04/24/2013, Expiration Date: 04/06/2023, Certifier: Earl E Lucas
    Registrant: Earl E Lucas, Indian Wells, AZ 86032



Indian Wells on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very long commute times (90 or more minutes)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average snowfall in a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales and office occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Cashiers (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 (86031) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other groups first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #47 (86031) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking other language at home"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #40 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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