Keams Canyon, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 304. Population change since 2000: +16.9%
Males: 189  (62.3%)
Females: 115  (37.7%)
Median resident age:  52.5 years
Arizona median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 86034.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,739 (it was $35,694 in 2000)
Keams Canyon:

$45,739
AZ:

$48,510

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $11,997 (it was $14,619 in 2000)

Keams Canyon CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $11,237 (it was $31,400 in 2000)
Keams Canyon:

$11,237
AZ:

$166,000
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  • Races in Keams Canyon, AZ (2010)

    Keams Canyon races chart
    • 26486.8%American Indian alone
    • 237.6%White alone
    • 113.6%Hispanic
    • 51.6%Two or more races
    • 10.3%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Keams Canyon: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Land area: 9.28 square miles.

Population density: 33 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Keams Canyon:

  • High school or higher: 78.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 13.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 8.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Keams Canyon CDP:

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 35.9%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 31.4%

2 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.8%
Arizona:

13.5%

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

Keams Canyon CDP:  2.0% ($613)
Arizona:  0.9% ($962)
Keams Canyon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Coconino, AZ (87.8 miles , pop. 74,488).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Scottsdale, AZ (181.3 miles , pop. 202,705).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (190.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Jeddito, AZ (2.3 miles ), First Mesa, AZ (3.1 miles ), Low Mountain, AZ (3.2 miles ), Whitecone, AZ (4.0 miles ), Toyei, AZ (4.1 miles) , Second Mesa, AZ (4.1 miles ), Shongopovi, AZ (4.3 miles ), Pinon, AZ (4.5 miles ).

Latitude: 35.81 N, Longitude: 110.20 W

Area code: 928

Keams Canyon household income distribution Keams Canyon home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

13.1%
Arizona:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

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

Average climate in Keams Canyon, Arizona

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Earthquake activity:

Keams Canyon-area historical earthquake activity is near Arizona state average. It is 375% 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 375.7 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 363.5 miles away from Keams Canyon center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 360.6 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 384.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 498.9 miles away from Keams Canyon center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
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 373.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), 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, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Keams Canyon:

  • Coconino Community College (about 93 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 2,090)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 93 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 22,494)
  • San Juan College (about 132 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)
  • Northcentral University (about 145 miles; Prescott Valley, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,927)
  • Yavapai College (about 155 miles; Prescott, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 165 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • Paradise Valley Community College (about 182 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,259)

Public elementary/middle schools in Keams Canyon:

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Notable locations in Keams Canyon: Kit Carson Inscription (A), Keams Canyon Campground (B), Keams Canyon Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Lake Maho (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Keams Canyon: Keams Canyon Community Park (1). 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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.2%
(19.5% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.3%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  14.4%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.9% of all households
57 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
2 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere in 2000

Keams Canyon compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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 above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.1
Arizona average:

12.5

Keams Canyon travel time to work - commute Keams Canyon mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (60%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29%)
  • Electricity (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Keams Canyon CDP (based on Navajo County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other24,72762
Evangelical Protestant13,96698
Catholic6,60014
Mainline Protestant1,41018
Black Protestant2072
None60,539-
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: 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%

7.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,068 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
Arizona average:

5.73%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($333 average AGI)
Navajo County:

0.04%
Arizona average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Maricopa County, AZ  1.98% ($36,088 average AGI)
from Apache County, AZ  0.87% ($27,548)
from Coconino County, AZ  0.66% ($25,893)


8.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,311 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.40%
Arizona average:

5.60%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($125 average AGI)
Navajo County:

0.05%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Maricopa County, AZ  2.08% ($32,707 average AGI)
to Apache County, AZ  1.00% ($27,807)
to Coconino County, AZ  0.67% ($28,862)

Strongest AM radio stations in Keams Canyon:

  • 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)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYET (1180 AM; 10 kW; WILLIAMS, AZ; Owner: GRAND CANYON GATEWAY BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Keams Canyon:

  • KUYI (88.1 FM; HOTEVILLA, AZ; Owner: THE HOPI FOUNDATION)
  • KFXR-FM (107.3 FM; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KJKI (98.9 FM; LEUPP, AZ; Owner: ORAIBI MEDIA ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Keams Canyon:

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

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 1.37 Miles South Of Ir 9103 And 0.7 Miles North Of Sr 264, Near (Lat: 35.747667 Lon: -110.083694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 56.1 m, Call Sign: WPVI996
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/30/2012, Expiration Date: 06/25/2022, Certifier: Brian A Schuchman
    Registrant: Rini O\'Neil, Pc, 1200 New Hampshire Ave Nw, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 776-3003, Fax: (202) 296-2014, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Jerolyn Takala, North East Juction Of Ir6 And Hwy 264 (Lat: 35.747500 Lon: -110.084000), Type: 54.9, Structure height: 04017 m, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 9287343143, Jtakala@hopi.Nsn.Us, P.O. BOX 123

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Keams Canyon, AZ)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • ANTELOPE MESA, 5 Mi Ssw Of (Lat: 35.809444 Lon: -110.274833), Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WMR586
    Assigned Frequencies: 11685.0 MHz, 5945.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/15/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Cng Communications, Inc., 7575 E. Redfield Rd Suite 137, Scottsdale, AZ 85260, Phone: (602) 648-5000, Fax: (602) 648-5856, Email:
  • HOPI HS, 10 Mi W Of (Lat: 35.833611 Lon: -110.309833), Overall height: 16.2 m, Call Sign: WMR587
    Assigned Frequencies: 10955.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/15/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Cng Communications, Inc., 7575 E. Redfield Rd Suite 137, Scottsdale, AZ 85260, Phone: (602) 648-5000, Fax: (602) 648-5856, Email:
  • KEAMS CANYON, (Lat: 35.813333 Lon: -110.195111), Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WCU375
    Assigned Frequencies: 2178.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/03/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Brent A Kennedy
    Registrant: Kraskin, Moorman & Cosson, LLC, 2120 L Street, Nw, Suite 520, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 296-8890, Fax: (202) 296-8893
  • STATION, Antelope Mesa 4 Mi W Of (Lat: 35.812500 Lon: -110.271500), Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WIA316
    Assigned Frequencies: 6645.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/25/2009, Expiration Date: 07/21/2019
    Registrant: Department Of Public Safety, Ms 2800, Phoenix, AZ 85005-6638, Phone: (602) 223-2247, Fax: (602) 223-2679, Email:

Keams Canyon on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)"
  • #75 (86034) 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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