Lechee, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 1,443.
Population change since 2000: -10.1%
Males: 758  (52.6%)
Females: 685  (47.4%)
Median resident age:

27.0 years
Arizona median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 86040.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $69,413 (it was $48,375 in 2000)
Lechee:

$69,413
AZ:

$56,581

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,008 (it was $10,378 in 2000)

Lechee CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $137,921 (it was $62,000 in 2000)
Lechee:

$137,921
AZ:

$223,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $129,904; detached houses: $197,633; mobile homes: $46,551

Median gross rent in 2017: $563.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lechee: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.4%
(21.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.4% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Lechee, AZ (2010)
    • 1,36994.9%American Indian alone
    • 382.6%Two or more races
    • 251.7%Hispanic
    • 90.6%White alone
    • 20.1%Black alone

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

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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, Arizona map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $226 (0.3%)

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

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

5.7%
Arizona:

4.6%
Most common industries in Lechee, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Utilities (19.5%)
  • Construction (17.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.7%)
  • Public administration (11.2%)
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (30.8%)
  • Utilities (29.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.0%)
  • Public administration (9.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.4%)
  • Food (2.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (18.4%)
  • Public administration (13.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (8.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (8.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.3%)
  • Utilities (7.3%)
Most common occupations in Lechee, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (17.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Electricians (5.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (31.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (13.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.0%)
  • Electricians (9.2%)
  • Construction laborers (6.2%)
  • Architects, surveyors, and cartographers (4.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (9.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)

Average climate in Lechee, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Lechee 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 the city 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 (13).
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
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

For population 15 years and over in Lechee:

Marital status in Lechee, AZ
  • Never married: 49.0%
  • Now married: 39.0%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

For population 25 years and over in Lechee:

  • High school or higher: 79.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 17.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Arizona average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lechee, AZ (based on Coconino County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other18,29754
Evangelical Protestant10,78598
Catholic6,7509
Mainline Protestant3,75618
Black Protestant1712
Orthodox1501
None94,512-
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: 20
Coconino County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Coconino County:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

12.72 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

6.8%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

21.5%
State:

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

8.3%
Arizona:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.9%
State:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lechee:

44.0%
Arizona:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Lechee:

29.9
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.7%
Arizona:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lechee:

11.9%
Arizona:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lechee:

6.6
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.1%
Arizona:

33.3%

General health condition:
Lechee:

53.2%
Arizona:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Lechee:

83.2%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lechee, AZ Residents

8.92% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,433 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.92%
Arizona average:

6.11%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($266 average AGI)
Coconino County:

0.06%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Maricopa County, AZ  2.08% ($62,480 average AGI)
from Yavapai County, AZ  0.70% ($33,204)
from Pima County, AZ  0.42% ($54,000)


9.78% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,929 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.78%
Arizona average:

5.15%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($137 average AGI)
Coconino County:

0.06%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Maricopa County, AZ  2.69% ($42,987 average AGI)
to Yavapai County, AZ  0.89% ($48,206)
to Navajo County, AZ  0.45% ($35,940)

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.)

Lechee fatal accident list:

Mar 6, 2017 08:41 PM, Sr-98, Lat: 36.899492, Lon: -111.424388, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 13, 2012 09:23 AM, Coppermine Rd, Lat: 36.833469, Lon: -111.441658, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 17.0mTotal length
  • $3,000Total costs
  • 30Total average daily traffic
  • 75Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lechee Domestic Water Reservoir (Lat: 36.845556 Lon: -111.445167), Call Sign: KNHQ631,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHz, Grant Date: 08/08/2013, Expiration Date: 10/18/2023, 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:

3
  • 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, Lechee Ntua Water Tank (Lat: 36.846361 Lon: -111.448667), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 55.2 m, Call Sign: WQPG501,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6595.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, 11175.0 MHz, 19380.0 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, 19380.0 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, 19540.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHz, 13000.0 MHz... (+5 more), Grant Date: 05/10/2012, Expiration Date: 05/10/2022, Certifier: Lester Lee, Registrant: Americas Communications LLC, 6100 W Gila Springs Place Ste 7, Chandler, AZ 85226, 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: 10755.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/18/2012, Expiration Date: 06/18/2022, Certifier: Justin E Hinkle, Registrant: Lukas, Lafuria, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Tysons, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8673, Fax: (703) 584-8696, 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

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lechee, AZ
  • 50.7%Wood
  • 32.5%Electricity
  • 11.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lechee, AZ
  • 73.3%Electricity
  • 13.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.3%Wood


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.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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