Lechee, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 1,443. Population change since 2000: -10.1%
Males: 736  (51.1%)
Females: 707  (48.9%)
Median resident age:  24.4 years
Arizona median age:  33.8 years

Zip codes: 86040.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $66,455 (it was $48,375 in 2000)
Lechee:

$66,455
AZ:

$47,826
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,443 (it was $10,378 in 2000)

Lechee CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $66,856 (it was $62,000 in 2000)
Lechee:

$66,856
AZ:

$151,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $114,994; Detached houses: $164,572; Mobile homes: $53,021

Median gross rent in 2012: $596.

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Lechee races chart
  • American Indian alone - 1,369 (94.9%)
  • Two or more races - 38 (2.6%)
  • Hispanic - 25 (1.7%)
  • White alone - 9 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lechee: 84.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4982 feet

Land area: 16.9 square miles.

Population density: 85 people per square mile   (very low).

Lechee,AZ real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Lechee:

  • High school or higher: 80.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 17.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lechee CDP:

  • Never married: 52.6%
  • Now married: 39.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 1.1%
  • Divorced: 5.1%

14 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.8%
Arizona:  13.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.3%)

Lechee satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Flagstaff, AZ (116.3 miles , pop. 52,894).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (215.5 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (234.2 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Page, AZ (1.7 miles ), Big Water, UT (4.3 miles ), Bitter Springs, AZ (4.6 miles ), Kaibito, AZ (5.3 miles ), Navajo Mountain, UT (6.2 miles ), Tonalea, AZ (6.8 miles ), Shonto, AZ (6.9 miles ), Tuba City, AZ (7.3 miles ).

Latitude: 36.87 N, Longitude: 111.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 928

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

7.6%
Arizona:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Utilities (32%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Utilities (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (32%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Electricians (9%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Architects, surveyors, and cartographers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)

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

Average climate in Lechee, Arizona

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Earthquake activity:

Lechee-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Arizona state average. It is 461% 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 341.7 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 324.6 miles away from Lechee center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 412.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 442.7 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 349.2 miles away from Lechee center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 380.8 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 Coconino County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 6, Floods: 6, Storms: 5, 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).
Lechee topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lechee:

  • PAGE HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 4 miles away; PAGE, AZ)
  • HORIZON HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; PAGE, AZ)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lechee:

  • Southern Utah University (about 106 miles; Cedar City, UT; Full-time enrollment: 6,522)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 118 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 22,494)
  • Coconino Community College (about 119 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,090)
  • Dixie State University (about 119 miles; Saint George, UT; FT enrollment: 6,485)
  • Northcentral University (about 165 miles; Prescott Valley, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,927)
  • Yavapai College (about 171 miles; Prescott, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • Snow College (about 173 miles; Ephraim, UT; FT enrollment: 3,224)

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Coconino 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: 11.6%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.6% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  4.3 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  84.9%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.5%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Lechee 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.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (42%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lechee CDP (based on Coconino County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.89%
Here: 30.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist Convention Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentAssemblies of God
Adherents30.6%22.6%6.8%5.0%3.9%
Congregations22.0%6.4%7.1%0.7%8.5%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaConservative Baptist Association of AmericaOther
Adherents3.7%3.7%3.1%2.9%17.8%
Congregations3.5%1.4%2.1%7.1%41.1%
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: 20
Coconino County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Coconino County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 72
Coconino County:

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 162
Here:

12.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.8%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Coconino County:

21.5%
Arizona:

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

8.3%
State:

14.2%

8.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,512 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.70%
Arizona average:

5.73%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($230 average AGI)
Coconino County:

0.05%
Arizona average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Maricopa County, AZ  2.04% ($31,202 average AGI)
from Yavapai County, AZ  0.67% ($28,218)
from Navajo County, AZ  0.46% ($28,862)


10.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,688 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.04%
Arizona average:

5.60%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($266 average AGI)
Coconino County:

0.09%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Maricopa County, AZ  2.46% ($34,832 average AGI)
to Yavapai County, AZ  0.82% ($39,637)
to Navajo County, AZ  0.44% ($25,893)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lechee:

  • KPGE (1340 AM; 1 kW; PAGE, AZ; Owner: LAKE POWELL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNNZ (940 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KDXU (890 AM; 10 kW; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lechee:

  • KXAZ (93.3 FM; PAGE, AZ; Owner: LAKE POWELL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNAD (91.7 FM; PAGE, AZ; Owner: AZ BOARD OF REGENTS FOR N. AZ UNIV.)
  • K261BX (100.1 FM; PAGE, AZ; Owner: JEFFERY M. JENNINGS)
  • KPLD (101.1 FM; KANAB, UT; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • K282AC (104.3 FM; RURAL GARFIELD COUNT, UT; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)

TV broadcast stations around Lechee:

  • K07PH (Channel 7; LE CHEE, ETC., AZ; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K09OJ (Channel 9; LE CHEE, ETC., AZ; Owner: LAKE POWELL ANTENNAVISION, INC.)
  • K11PA (Channel 11; LE CHEE, ETC., AZ; Owner: LAKE POWELL ANTENNAVISION, INC.)
  • K13QB (Channel 13; LE CHEE, ETC., AZ; Owner: LAKE POWELL ANTENNAVISION, INC.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lechee Domestic Water Reservoir (Lat: 36.845556 Lon: -111.445167), Call Sign: KNHQ631
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/23/2003, Expiration Date: 10/18/2013
    Registrant: Navajo Tribal Utility Authority, North Hwy Route 12, Fort Defiance, AZ 86504-0170, Phone: (928) 729-4705, Fax: (928) 729-4670, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Lechee Chapter H, Lechee Chapter House (Lat: 36.857444 Lon: -111.445417), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQPG313
    Assigned Frequencies: 17820.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/08/2012, Expiration Date: 05/08/2022, 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:
  • LECHEE NTUA AZ, Lechee Ntua Az (Lat: 36.846361 Lon: -111.448667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.7 m, Call Sign: WQPK979
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 MHz, 11115.0 MHz, 10955.0 MHz, 11035.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11115.0 MHz, 10955.0 MHz, 11035.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/18/2012, Expiration Date: 06/18/2022, Certifier: Guy Turley
    Registrant: Americas Communications, 3702 East Roeser Road Suite #5, Phoenix, AZ 85040, Phone: (602) 304-1760, Fax: (877) 284-0791, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$20,890
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9422.00

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  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Motor vehicle and parts dealers"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Personal appearance workers"
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  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Utilities"
  • #19 (86040) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking other language at home (pop 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
  • #81 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+)"
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