Mesa, Arizona

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Population in 2013: 457,587 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.4%
 
Males: 225,192  (49.2%)
Females: 232,395  (50.8%)
Median resident age:  35.3 years
Arizona median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 85201, 85202, 85203, 85205, 85207, 85208, 85210, 85213, 85215, 85281.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,256 (it was $42,817 in 2000)
Mesa:

$47,256
AZ:

$47,826
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,731 (it was $19,601 in 2000)

Mesa city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $129,400 (it was $112,100 in 2000)
Mesa:

$129,400
AZ:

$151,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $187,160; Detached houses: $223,841; Townhouses or other attached units: $145,822; In 2-unit structures: $104,830; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $116,215; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $120,637; Mobile homes: $58,911; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $95,722

Median gross rent in 2012: $850.

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Mesa races chart
  • White alone - 287,673 (63.6%)
  • Hispanic - 125,469 (27.8%)
  • Black alone - 13,770 (3.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 8,290 (1.8%)
  • Asian alone - 7,843 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 7,626 (1.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1,138 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 259 (0.06%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mesa: 91.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (14.9%), English (10.5%), Irish (9.0%), United States (4.4%), Italian (3.5%), Norwegian (2.5%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Incorporated in 1883

Land area: 125.0 square miles.

Population density: 3,661 people per square mile   (average).

Mesa,AZ real estate house value index trend

Mesa, Arizona map

For population 25 years and over in Mesa:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mesa city:

  • Never married: 30.8%
  • Now married: 48.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

55,899 residents are foreign born

This city:  12.4%
Arizona:  13.4%



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists there were 276 registered sex offenders living in Mesa, Arizona as of March 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Mesa to the number of sex offenders is 1,638 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 with mortgages in 2012: $1,124 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $711 (0.7%)

Mesa satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (20.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Gilbert, AZ (2.2 miles ), Salt River, AZ (2.7 miles ), Chandler, AZ (3.2 miles ), Tempe, AZ (3.3 miles ), Apache Junction, AZ (3.4 miles ), Guadalupe, AZ (3.6 miles ), Queen Creek, AZ (3.6 miles ), Fountain Hills, AZ (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3060 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 1998: 4447 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 1999: 5147 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 2000: 4581 buildings, average cost: $127,300
  • 2001: 3767 buildings, average cost: $131,900
  • 2002: 2765 buildings, average cost: $134,300
  • 2003: 2474 buildings, average cost: $169,300
  • 2004: 1774 buildings, average cost: $210,700
  • 2005: 1607 buildings, average cost: $213,300
  • 2006: 975 buildings, average cost: $264,500
  • 2007: 1039 buildings, average cost: $264,900
  • 2008: 584 buildings, average cost: $289,200
  • 2009: 604 buildings, average cost: $240,100
  • 2010: 487 buildings, average cost: $276,200
  • 2011: 503 buildings, average cost: $296,700
  • 2012: 861 buildings, average cost: $311,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.41 N, Longitude: 111.75 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -39,863 (-8.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 71,906 (37.4%)

Mesa household income distribution Mesa home values distribution

Property values in Mesa, AZ


Crime rates in Mesa by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 15172214222926221614151814
per 100,000 3.84.15.23.24.96.45.74.83.53.03.34.03.1
Rapes 120106129116124194203175161123124131172
per 100,000 30.325.930.626.627.942.944.238.535.226.127.429.438.1
Robberies 433452590431421460508620656611511497469
per 100,000 109.3110.2140.098.794.6101.7110.5136.4143.6129.8112.9111.6103.9
Assaults 1,8251,9412,1461,7851,9331,5971,2661,4071,4561,2521,1401,1921,149
per 100,000 460.9473.4509.1408.9434.4353.1275.4309.5318.7265.9251.8267.7254.5
Burglaries 3,7204,3134,9574,1123,6823,5603,2832,9222,8663,0762,7112,7692,681
per 100,000 939.41051.91175.9941.9827.4787.0714.2642.8627.4653.3598.8621.9593.9
Thefts 15,98216,12120,40517,45215,93716,26314,36714,06312,60311,70011,15811,40710,572
per 100,000 4035.83931.74840.53997.53581.33595.33125.33093.72758.82485.02464.62561.92342.1
Auto thefts 3,4304,5585,0864,5633,7454,2483,6542,9602,0471,3031,007941887
per 100,000 866.21111.61206.51045.2841.6939.1794.9651.2448.1276.7222.4211.3196.5
Arson 62356745525238547385597497
per 100,000 15.78.515.910.311.711.58.311.916.018.113.016.621.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 478.3502.9581.6473.3438.9445.6394.1384.2350.5302.0286.0297.1284.6

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Mesa detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1,174 (780 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Arizona average:

1.99

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Mesa tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.2%
Arizona:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +105,119 (+36.1%).
Most common industries in 2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)
  • Customer service representatives (3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Building cleaning and pest control workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (4%)
  • Other business operations specialists (3%)
  • Other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, baggage porters, concierges, and child care workers (3%)
  • Elementary and middle school teachers (3%)
  • Registered nurses (3%)

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

Average climate in Mesa, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Mesa-area historical earthquake activity is near Arizona state average. It is 406% 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 280.2 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 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 228.7 miles away from Mesa center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
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 279.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 238.1 miles away from the city center
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 229.2 miles away from Mesa center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 429.1 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Maricopa County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Fires: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mesa topographic map

Birthplace of: Russell Pearce - Law enforcement officer and politician, Mickey McConnell - Basketball player, Danny White - Football player, Mike Lee (U.S. politician) - Politician, Abigail Mavity - Child actor, Jake Shears - Male singer, Wayne Thiebaud - Artist, Marquis Cooper - 2005 NFL player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, born: Mar 11, 1982), Vance Wilson - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Detroit Tigers, born: Mar 17, 1973), Todd Heap - 2005 NFL player (Baltimore Ravens, born: Mar 16, 1980).

Main business address for: YP CORP (SERVICES-COMPUTER PROGRAMMING SERVICES), DURASWITCH INDUSTRIES INC (ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS, NEC).

Hospitals in Mesa:

  • AMERICARE HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE (1103 SOUTH MESA DRIVE SUITE # 2)
  • ARIZONA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (provides emergency services, 515 NORTH MESA DRIVE)
  • ARIZONA SPINE AND JOINT HOSPITAL (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 4620 EAST BASELINE ROAD)
  • BANNER BAYWOOD MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 6644 EAST BAYWOOD AVENUE)
  • BANNER HEART HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 6750 EAST BAYWOOD AVENUE)
  • CHARTER MESA BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEM (570 WEST BROWN ROAD)
  • HOSPICE FAMILY CARE (1550 S. ALMA SCHOOL RD #102)
  • HOSPICE OF THE VALLEY EAST (777 WEST SOUTHERN AVENUE, SUITE 301)
  • MOUNTAIN VISTA MEDICAL CENTER, LP (Proprietary, 1301 SOUTH CRISMON ROAD)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL MESA ("1010 NORTH COUNTRY CLUB, 7TH FLOOR")

Airports and heliports located in Mesa:

  • Falcon Fld Airport (Runways: 4, Commercial Ops: 6, Air Taxi Ops: 3,813, Itinerant Ops: 135,382, Local Ops: 178,066, Military Ops: 2,152)
  • Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (Runways: 3, Commercial Ops: 3,876, Air Taxi Ops: 5,956, Itinerant Ops: 72,099, Local Ops: 142,561, Military Ops: 5,919)
  • Heliports: 9
See details about airports and heliports located in Mesa, AZ

Amtrak stations near Mesa:

  • 16 miles: PHOENIX AIRPORT (PHOENIX, TERMINAL 2) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: PHOENIX (401 W. HARRISON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges/Universities in Mesa:

  • Mesa Community College (Full-time enrollment: 14,726; Location: 1833 W Southern Ave; Public; Website: www.mesacc.edu)
  • Arizona State University-Polytechnic (FT enrollment: 3,311; Location: 7001 E Williams Field Road; Public; Website: www.asu.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Pima Medical Institute-Mesa (FT enrollment: 1,713; Location: 957 S. Dobson Road; Private, for-profit; Website: pmi.edu)
  • Carrington College-Mesa (FT enrollment: 767; Location: 1001 Southern Ave., Ste. 130; Private, for-profit; Website: www.carrington.edu)
  • Pima Medical Institute-East Valley (FT enrollment: 683; Location: 2160 S Power Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: pmi.edu)
  • Avalon School of Cosmetology-Mesa (FT enrollment: 492; Location: 2111 S Alma School Rd Ste 21; Private, for-profit; Website: www.avalon.com)
  • East Valley Institute of Technology (FT enrollment: 379; Location: 1601 W Main St; Public; Website: www.evit.com)
  • Everest College-Mesa (FT enrollment: 372; Location: 5416 East Baseline Ste. 200; Private, for-profit; Website: www.everestcollegephoenix.edu)
  • International Academy of Hair Design (FT enrollment: 269; Location: 1445 W Southern Ave #2006; Private, for-profit; Website: www.intlacademyaz.com/)
  • Regency Beauty Institute-Mesa (FT enrollment: 79; Location: 1457 W Southern Ave, Suite 113; Private, for-profit; Website: www.regency.edu)
  • Arizona College-Mesa (FT enrollment: 78; Location: 163 N Dobson Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.arizonacollege.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Mesa:

  • Chandler-Gilbert Community College (about 9 miles; Chandler, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 8,047)
  • Scottsdale Community College (about 11 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 6,030)
  • Arizona State University-Skysong (about 11 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,445)
  • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale (about 12 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,123)
  • Arizona State University-Tempe (about 12 miles; Tempe, AZ; FT enrollment: 45,951)
  • University of Phoenix-Phoenix Campus (about 13 miles; Tempe, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,862)
  • Rio Salado College (about 14 miles; Tempe, AZ; FT enrollment: 14,894)

Private high schools in Mesa:

  • SAGUARO HILLS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 95; Location: 1402 N POWER RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • REDEEMER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 69; Location: 719 N STAPLEY DR; Grades: KG - 12)
  • FAITH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 65; Location: 4801 E BROWN RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • PROVIDENCE CLASSICAL SCHOOL (Students: 57; Location: 1720 E 8TH AVE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • WILLIAM K EATON SCHOOL (Students: 54; Location: 960 N STAPLEY; Grades: 7 - 12; Boys only)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Mesa:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Mesa:

  • CHRIST THE KING SCHOOL (Students: 244; Location: 1551 E DANA AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST TIMOTHY CATHOLIC ACADEMY (Students: 195; Location: 2520 S ALMA SCHOOL RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • QUEEN OF PEACE CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 194; Location: 109 N MACDONALD ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • DOBSON-MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 184; Location: 745 S EXTENSION RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MONTESSORI INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 122; Location: 1230 N GILBERT RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PILGRIM LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 95; Location: 3257 E UNIVERSITY DR; Grades: PK - 8)
  • TRINITY PRESCHOOL AND KINDERGARTEN (Students: 93; Location: 2130 E UNIVERSITY DR; Grades: PK - TK)
  • NOAHS ARK PRESCHOOL (Students: 68; Location: 2745 N 32ND ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MESA MONTESSORI (Students: 42; Location: 2830 S CARRIAGE LN; Grades: PK - KG)
  • DESERT SHADOWS MONTESSORI (Students: 42; Location: 6709 E UNIVERSITY DR; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Mesa

Library in Mesa:

  • CITY OF MESA MAIN LIBRARY (Operating income: $9,352,136; Location: 64 E. FIRST ST.; 548,918 books; 36,161 e-books; 7,824 audio materials; 15,041 video materials; 33 local licensed databases; 1 state licensed databases; 31 other licensed databases; 991 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Additional colleges: Arizona School of Allied Health Sciences.
  • It is no longer Valley Lutheran Hospital, it is Banner Baywood
  • University in Mesa A.T. Still University, Arizona School of Health Sciences, located on Baseline and S. Recker Rd.

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Notable locations in Mesa: Alma (A), Arizona Girls Ranch (B), Anderson Ranch (C), Water Users Camp Ten (D), Red Mountain Ranch (E), Apache Substation (F), Falcon Substation (G), Happy Days Travel Trailer Park (H), Signal Butte Substation (I), Sun Life Travel Trailer Park (J), Desert Proving Grounds (K), Lehi Substation (L), Mesa Grande Ruins (M), Mesa Substation (N), Rice Substation (O), Mesa Golf and Country Club (P), Shady Grove Mobile and Recreational Vehicle Park (Q), University of Arizona Experimental Farm (R), Apache Wells Golf Course (S), Camelot Golf Course (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Apache Plaza Shopping Center (1), Buckhorn Shopping Center (2), Fountain of the Sun Shopping Center (3), Mesa Mall (4), Sun Valley Plaza Shopping Center (5), Sunvalley Square Shopping Center (6), Velda Rose Shopping Center (7), Dobson Plaza Shopping Center (8), Fiesta Mall (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Mesa include: YP CORP (A), DURASWITCH INDUSTRIES INC (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mesa include: Iglesia el Buen Pastor (A), Latter Day Saints Temple (B), Hi - Way Baptist Church (C), Harmony Community Baptist Church (D), Grace United Methodist Church (E), Grace Church (F), Gospel Light Baptist Church (G), Gilbert Family Church (H), Gethsemane Park Apostolic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: City of Mesa Cemetery (1), Mountain View Memorial Gardens (2), Queen of Heaven Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Country Manor Subdivision Water Retention Basin (A), Emerald Acres Number Two Subdivision Water Retention Basin (B), Gilbert Estates Phase Two Water Retention Basin (C), Kirk Estates Subdivision Water Retention Basin (D), Knoll East Subdivision Water Retention Basin (E), McAfee Place Unit Two Water Retention Basin (F), Mesa Meadows Subdivision Water Retention Basin (G), Mesa Tierra Number Three Subdivision Water Retention Basin (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Mesa include: Val Vista Village Trailer Park Mini Park (1), Rendezvous Park (2), Fitch Park (3), Sunset Mesa Subdivision Mini Park (4), Alma Ward Park (5), Stewart Park (6), Stapley Park (7), Sherwood Park (8), Ho Ho Kam Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Mesa Southwest Museum (53 North Macdonald) (1), Commemorative Airforce (Museums; 2017 North Greenfield Road) (2), Arizona Museum for Youth (35 North Robson) (3), Buckhorn Wildlife Museum (5900 East Main Street) (4), Mesa Historical Museum (2345 North Horne) (5), Mesa City Government - Arts and Cultural Division- Mesa Southwest Museum- Informa (53 North Macdonald) (6), Sliger T W (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 5900 East Main Street) (7), Golfland Entertainment Centers (Water Parks & Slides; 155 West Hampton Avenue) (8), Sirrine House Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 160 North Center Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Hampton Inn Phoenix-Mesa (1563 S Gilbert Rd) (1), Extended Stay America - Mesa (455 W Baseline Rd) (2), Kiva Lodge Motel (668 West Main Street) (3), City Accommaditions Network (1855 East Southern Avenue) (4), Hilton Phoenix East Mesa (1011 West Holmes Avenue) (5), Appollo Mezona Inc (250 West Main Street) (6), Extended Stayamerica (455 West Baseline Road) (7), Inn Management Company (1666 South Dobson Road) (8), Lost Dutchman Lodge Motel (560 South Country Club Drive) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Maricopa County Government - Justice of the Peace- West Mesa Justice C (2050 West University Drive) (1), Maricopa County - Superior Court In Maricopa County (222 East Javelina Avenue) (2), Maricopa County Government - Justice Of The Peace- North Mesa Justice C (1837 South Mesa Drive) (3), Maricopa County - Constables- S Mesa-Gilbert (1837 South Mesa Drive) (4), Maricopa County Government - Justice of the Peace- East Mesa Justice C (4811 East Julep Street Suite 128) (5), Mesa City Government - City Court (245 West 2nd Street Frnt) (6), Maricopa County - Superior Court In Maricopa County- Southeast Mesa Complex- Adult C (222 East Javelina Avenue) (7), Maricopa County - Superior Court In Maricopa County- Southeast Mesa Branch Superior C (222 East Javelina Avenue) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 295. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

295
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.362. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.362
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 18.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.0
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.35. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.35
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 49.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

49.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.70. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.70
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mesa and their reported violations in the past:

MESA CITY OF (Population served: 466,000, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-20-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-20-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-20-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-20-2009)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 448 regular monitoring violations
  • 8 other older monitoring violations
CASA GRANDE WEST WATER COMPANY (Address: 7165 E UNIVERSITY DR , Population served: 834, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-02-2010), State No Longer Subject to Rule (MAY-23-2012)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-11-2012 to DEC-20-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-02-2010), State No Longer Subject to Rule (MAY-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-20-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-11-2012 to DEC-20-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-02-2010), State No Longer Subject to Rule (MAY-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-20-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-11-2012 to DEC-20-2012)
  • 12 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-06-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-06-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-06-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-11-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-11-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (2 times from FEB-26-2013 to MAY-06-2014)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 25 regular monitoring violations
  • 12 other older monitoring violations
SAGUARO LAKE MARINA (Population served: 450, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-21-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-21-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-21-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-21-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: State No Longer Subject to Rule (OCT-31-2008)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-19-2008), State No Longer Subject to Rule (OCT-31-2008)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-19-2008), State No Longer Subject to Rule (OCT-31-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
USFS TNF RATTLESNAKE COVE (Address: 5140 E INGRAM ST , Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAY-26-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-22-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-16-2011)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
ARIZONA DAIRY COMPANY LLP (Address: 19135 E ELLIOTT RD , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-13-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-25-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-23-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
SLEEPY HOLLOW RV PARK (Address: 6223 E SNOWDON , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-22-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-07-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-18-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2012)
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
SNOWBIRD WEST RV PARK (Address: 2623 N MOUNTVIEW RD , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-26-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In DEC-24-2009, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-12-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2008)
  • 15 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
STANFORD GENERAL STORE (Address: 151 N. COUNTRY CLUB , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mesa that have no violations reported:

  • SAGUARO LAKE RANCH (Address: 13020 BUSH HWY , Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.6%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.8% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.8%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.7%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Mesa in 2010:

  • 928 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 756 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 373 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 336 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 311 people in college/university student housing
  • 262 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 177 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 156 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 105 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 59 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 29 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 26 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 20 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Mesa in 2000:

  • 1,705 people in nursing homes
  • 1,259 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 287 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 207 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 106 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 106 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 80 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 69 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 68 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 67 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 26 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 25 people in other group homes
  • 21 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 15 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 14 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Mesa, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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Mesa compared to Arizona state average:

Banks with most branches in Mesa (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 24 branches. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 20 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: 13 branches. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Compass Bank: Fiesta Mall Branch, Signal Butte Branch, Stapley/University Kbc Branch, Power / Mcdowell Kbc Branch, Baseline/Ellsworth Kbc Branch, Greenfield & Main Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: North Power Road Safeway Branch, Downtown Mesa Branch, East University Safeway Branch, Baseline And Ellsworth Safeway Branc, East Southern Avenue Safeway Branch, West Main Street Safeway Branch. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Mesa Branch, Greenfield Road Mesa Branch, Red Mountain Branch, Mesa-Crimson Branch. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • Comerica Bank: Mesa - Gateway Branch, Mesa-Val Vista Branch, Mesa - Riverview Branch. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $60,970.5 mil, Deposits: $48,300.9 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 497 total offices, Holding Company: Comerica Incorporated
  • TCF National Bank: Highway 60th And Greenfield Branch, Signal Butte And Southern Branch, Stapley And Mckellips Branch. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • National Bank of Arizona: East Mesa Branch, Gilbert And Southern Branch, Mesa Main Branch. Info updated 2008/09/11: Bank assets: $4,485.6 mil, Deposits: $3,731.3 mil, headquarters in Tucson, AZ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 73 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation
  • 13 other banks with 15 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Mesa, Arizona:

  • Super 8 Motel Mesa, 6733 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85205 , Phone: (480) 981-6181, Fax: (480) 981-6181
  • Phoenix Marriott Mesa, 200 N Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ 85201 , Phone: (480) 898-8300, Fax: (480) 964-9279
  • Courtyard By Marriott-Phoenix Mesa, 1221 S Westwood Ave, Mesa, AZ 85210 , Phone: (480) 461-3000, Fax: (480) 461-0179
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 1410 S Country Club Dr, Mesa, AZ 85210 , Phone: (480) 964-2897, Fax: (480) 833-0536
  • Arizona Golf Resort, 425 S Power Rd, Mesa, AZ 85206 , Phone: (480) 832-3202, Fax: (480) 981-0151
  • Hampton Inn Phoenix/Mesa, 1563 S Gilbert Rd, Mesa, AZ 85204 , Phone: (480) 926-3600, Fax: (480) 926-4892
  • Hilton Phoenix East/Mesa, 1011 W Homes Ave, Mesa, AZ 85210 , Phone: (480) 833-5555, Fax: (480) 649-1886
  • Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, 1600 S Country CLB Dr, Mesa, AZ 85210 , Phone: (800) 917-2010, Fax: (480) 833-6419
  • 33 other hotels and motels
All 41 fire-safe hotels and motels in Mesa, Arizona

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (79%)
  • Utility gas (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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Neighborhoods in Mesa:

(Mesa, Arizona Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Mesa city (based on Maricopa County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.73%
Here: 39.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionJewishAssemblies of God
Adherents43.4%12.6%6.3%4.9%4.7%
Congregations5.9%24.2%8.1%1.3%5.7%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist Church Charismatic Churches Independent Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents4.2%2.7%2.1%1.9%17.2%
Congregations3.7%3.2%1.0%1.8%45.2%
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: 501
Maricopa County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 60
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 219
Maricopa County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 768
Maricopa County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,264
Here:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Maricopa County:

22.5%
Arizona:

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

14.8%
State:

14.2%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 314$1,957,918$74,8256$20,613
Other Government Administration 77$454,533$70,8361$1,900
Judicial and Legal 130$734,065$67,7608$16,569
Police Protection - Officers 767$4,918,241$76,9480$0
Police - Other 533$2,712,504$61,07025$51,060
Firefighters 357$2,626,254$88,2770$0
Fire - Other 122$756,406$74,4012$4,398
Streets and Highways 240$1,323,264$66,1631$2,287
Airports 11$54,492$59,4460$0
Solid Waste Management 127$573,570$54,1960$0
Sewerage 78$446,037$68,6210$0
Parks and Recreation 189$929,241$58,999123$133,929
Housing and Community Development(Local) 57$340,720$71,7312$2,685
Natural Resources 5$33,611$80,6663$4,505
Water Supply 133$785,560$70,8780$0
Electric Power 49$299,340$73,3080$0
Gas Supply 94$536,947$68,5460$0
Local Libraries 61$306,990$60,39126$39,252
Other and Unallocable 188$1,009,415$64,4311$1,541
Totals for Government 3,532$20,799,108$70,665198$278,739

Mesa government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $98,235,000 ($214.68)
    Water Utilities: $33,701,000 ($73.65)
    Regular Highways: $9,336,000 ($20.40)
    Gas Utilities: $7,570,000 ($16.54)
    Police Protection: $3,996,000 ($8.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,384,000 ($7.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,300,000 ($5.03)
    General Public Buildings: $631,000 ($1.38)
    Electric Utilities: $548,000 ($1.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $436,000 ($0.95)
    Libraries: $230,000 ($0.50)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $128,177,000 ($280.12)
    Local Fire Protection: $53,367,000 ($116.63)
    Financial Administration: $48,330,000 ($105.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $46,070,000 ($100.68)
    Gas Utilities: $35,300,000 ($77.14)
    Water Utilities: $33,205,000 ($72.57)
    Regular Highways: $29,870,000 ($65.28)
    Electric Utilities: $23,696,000 ($51.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,578,000 ($51.53)
    Housing and Community Development: $23,386,000 ($51.11)
    Sewerage: $22,841,000 ($49.92)
    General - Other: $12,488,000 ($27.29)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,412,000 ($27.12)
    Libraries: $11,444,000 ($25.01)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $11,067,000 ($24.19)
    Transit Utilities: $9,156,000 ($20.01)
    Central Staff Services: $6,841,000 ($14.95)
    Air Transportation: $5,803,000 ($12.68)
    General Public Buildings: $5,052,000 ($11.04)
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,977,000 ($6.51)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $858,000 ($1.88)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $41,113,000 ($89.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Transit Utilities: $23,901,000 ($52.23)
    Regular Highways: $10,608,000 ($23.18)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,728,000 ($14.70)
    General - Other: $3,284,000 ($7.18)
    Police Protection: $2,480,000 ($5.42)
    Electric Utilities: $2,479,000 ($5.42)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,168,000 ($4.74)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,095,000 ($4.58)
    Water Utilities: $1,782,000 ($3.89)
    Financial Administration: $1,533,000 ($3.35)
    General Public Building: $1,376,000 ($3.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,362,000 ($2.98)
    Air Transportation: $1,185,000 ($2.59)
    Gas Utilities: $994,000 ($2.17)
    Sewerage: $632,000 ($1.38)
    Libraries: $124,000 ($0.27)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $42,000 ($0.09)
    Central Staff Services: $31,000 ($0.07)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $283,996,000 ($620.64)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,057,000 ($17.61)

Mesa government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $53,165,000 ($116.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $39,082,000 ($85.41)
    All Other: $12,301,000 ($26.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,968,000 ($26.15)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $6,319,000 ($13.81)
    Air Transportation: $2,738,000 ($5.98)
    Parking Facilities: $570,000 ($1.25)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $18,105,000 ($39.57)
    Housing and Community Development: $17,920,000 ($39.16)
    Air Transportation: $614,000 ($1.34)
    Sewerage: $42,000 ($0.09)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,607,000 ($3.51)
    Highways: $200,000 ($0.44)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $44,477,000 ($97.20)
    General Revenue, NEC: $17,473,000 ($38.19)
    Sale of Property: $12,271,000 ($26.82)
    Special Assessments: $1,921,000 ($4.20)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $92,634,000 ($202.44)
    Gas Utilities: $44,116,000 ($96.41)
    Electric Utilities: $36,063,000 ($78.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $84,830,000 ($185.39)
    Highways: $40,232,000 ($87.92)
    Health and Hospitals: $19,019,000 ($41.56)
    All Other: $1,472,000 ($3.22)
    Housing and Community Development: $53,000 ($0.12)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $127,060,000 ($277.67)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $12,140,000 ($26.53)
    Other License: $11,006,000 ($24.05)
    Public Utility License: $2,722,000 ($5.95)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,189,000 ($4.78)

Mesa government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $787,035,000 ($1719.97)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $669,825,000 ($1463.82)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $273,097,000 ($596.82)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $264,104,000 ($577.17)
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $178,375,000 ($389.82)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $61,165,000 ($133.67)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,780,000 ($124.09)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $47,787,000 ($104.43)

Mesa government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $98,456,000 ($215.16)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $202,546,000 ($442.64)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $810,913,000 ($1772.15)

5.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,941 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
Arizona average:

5.73%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($605 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.05%
Arizona average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pinal County, AZ  0.51% ($44,215 average AGI)
from Pima County, AZ  0.19% ($38,204)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.17% ($40,202)


4.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,651 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.74%
Arizona average:

5.60%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($898 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.08%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pinal County, AZ  0.42% ($38,492 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.18% ($37,819)
to Pima County, AZ  0.14% ($34,939)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mesa:

  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KXAM (1310 AM; 5 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: EMBEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFYI (550 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTAR (620 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KDUS (1060 AM; 5 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: TEMPE RADIO, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KAZG (1440 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Owner: CACTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEM (1010 AM; 15 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES OF PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KASA (1540 AM; 10 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KASA RADIO HOGAR, INC.)
  • KGME (910 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mesa:

  • KLVK (89.1 FM; FOUNTAIN HILLS, AZ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K210CP (89.9 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K220HH (91.9 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K206BL (89.1 FM; DREAMLAND, AZ; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KSLX-FM (100.7 FM; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Owner: CACTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KKLT (98.7 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KZON (101.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKFR (92.3 FM; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KESZ (99.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOOL-FM (94.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNIX-FM (102.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KUPD (97.9 FM; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: TEMPE RADIO, INC.)
  • KFLR-FM (90.3 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJZZ (91.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KYOT-FM (95.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KEDJ (103.9 FM; GILBERT, AZ; Owner: NPR PHOENIX, LLC)
  • KMXP (96.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZZP (104.7 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDKB (93.3 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: MESA RADIO, INC.)
  • K240CV (95.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ZORBA RESOURCES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mesa:

  • KAET (Channel 8; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • K57HX (Channel 57; MESA, AZ; Owner: KAZT, L.L.C.)
  • KPHO-TV (Channel 5; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KCOS-LP (Channel 28; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)
  • KTVK (Channel 3; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KTVK, INC.)
  • KPPX (Channel 51; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: AMERICA 51, L.P.)
  • KPHE-LP (Channel 19; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • KUTP (Channel 45; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPNX (Channel 12; MESA, AZ; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSAZ-TV (Channel 10; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KSAZ LICENSE, INC.)
  • KASW (Channel 61; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KASW-TV, INC.)
  • K42FD (Channel 42; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KDMA CHANNEL 25, INC.)
  • KNXV-TV (Channel 15; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTVW-TV (Channel 33; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KTVW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • K53GF (Channel 53; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: SPANISH INDEPENDENT BROADCAST NETWORK, LLC)
  • K55EH (Channel 55; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KAZT, L.L.C.)
  • KDRX-CA (Channel 48; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: NBC TELEMUNDO PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KFPH-CA (Channel 39; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: TELEFUTURA PARTNERSHIP OF PHOENIX)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Mesa fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 321
Total length: 2,308 meters (7,572ft)
Total costs: $152,416,000
Total average daily traffic: 13,348,953
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,173,257

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 5
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 7
  • 1960-1969: 13
  • 1970-1979: 41
  • 1980-1989: 69
  • 1990-1999: 55
  • 2000-2009: 129
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Mesa, AZ
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mesa)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 499 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Mesa, AZ)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 140 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 231 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 2386 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mesa)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Mesa)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 787 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 83 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2,796$138,0161,874$139,7535,303$173,538138$103,3405$9,507,6881,044$117,199211$85,649
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED161$145,775184$141,308733$168,29059$51,8650$093$116,80564$66,864
APPLICATIONS DENIED478$136,712440$146,6442,388$183,502195$53,9870$0359$121,476118$65,626
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN339$137,589235$163,6101,209$178,77852$92,0630$0170$131,35838$107,305
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS66$148,64567$142,121336$182,59137$86,1510$038$101,09419$60,629

Detailed mortgage data for all 92 tracts in Mesa, AZ

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 79 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED223$163,95170$176,44411$130,448
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED70$177,91065$211,2625$144,692
APPLICATIONS DENIED46$159,22126$207,9425$101,512
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$189,6987$200,7540$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS11$165,5604$185,1603$161,273

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1596
  • Hazardous Condition: 639
  • Service Call: 49
  • Good Intent Call: 33

Incident types - Mesa

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mesa, AZ
Most common first names in Mesa, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,90176.1 years
Robert1,67272.7 years
William1,61275.5 years
Mary1,36079.2 years
James1,25274.0 years
Charles96975.7 years
George87076.8 years
Helen83081.0 years
Dorothy75578.9 years
Joseph71876.8 years
Most common last names in Mesa, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith69276.3 years
Johnson64077.7 years
Miller39277.8 years
Jones33675.3 years
Brown33477.7 years
Anderson30978.4 years
Williams27476.3 years
Davis26275.4 years
Nelson24680.2 years
Wilson23575.7 years
Businesses in Mesa, AZ
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness2JoS. A. Bank1
7-Eleven8Jones New York7
99 Cents Only Stores3Journeys2
AMF Bowling1Justice1
AT&T9KFC7
Ace Hardware3Kincaid2
Aeropostale2Kmart2
Albertsons5Knights Inn1
American Eagle Outfitters2Kohl's2
Ann Taylor1Kroger10
Applebee's4LA Fitness2
Arby's8La Quinta2
Ashley Furniture1La-Z-Boy1
AutoZone14Lane Bryant2
Avenue1Lane Furniture11
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1LensCrafters2
Bally Total Fitness1Little Caesars Pizza10
Barnes & Noble1Long John Silver's2
Baskin-Robbins2Lowe's2
Bath & Body Works5Macy's2
Bed Bath & Beyond4Marriott3
Best Western4Marshalls1
Big O Tires3MasterBrand Cabinets5
Blockbuster10Mazda1
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1McDonald's23
Budget Car Rental3Men's Wearhouse2
Buffalo Wild Wings2Motel 62
Burger King6Motherhood Maternity3
Burlington Coat Factory1New Balance5
CVS12Nike34
Carl\s Jr.7Nissan2
Casual Male XL1OfficeMax4
Catherines2Old Country Buffet2
Charlotte Russe2Olive Garden2
Chevrolet2On The Border1
Chick-Fil-A4Outback2
Chico's1Outback Steakhouse2
Chipotle2Pac Sun2
Chuck E. Cheese's2Panda Express12
Church's Chicken1Papa John's Pizza4
Cinnabon 2Payless10
Circle K43Penske2
Clarion1PetSmart5
Cold Stone Creamery4Pier 1 Imports2
Coldwater Creek1Pizza Hut10
Comfort Inn1Popeyes1
Costco1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Cracker Barrel1Quality1
Cricket Wireless22Quiznos4
Curves3RadioShack6
Dairy Queen8Red Lobster2
Days Hotel1Red Robin2
Days Inn3Ruby Tuesday1
Deb1Rue211
Dennys3SAS Shoes1
Discount Tire8SONIC Drive-In11
Domino's Pizza6Safeway4
DressBarn1Sears8
Dressbarn1Sleep Inn1
Dunkin Donuts3Spencer Gifts2
El Pollo Loco3Sprint Nextel5
Express2Staples4
Extended Stay America1Starbucks25
Famous Footwear5Subway26
Fashion Bug1Super 82
FedEx39T-Mobile24
Finish Line2T.G.I. Driday's1
Firestone Complete Auto Care3Taco Bell10
Foot Locker2Talbots1
Ford1Target5
Forever 211The Cheesecake Factory1
GNC5The Room Place2
GameStop9Torrid2
Gap1Toyota2
Gymboree1Toys"R"Us3
H&R Block23Trader Joe's1
Hilton3Travelodge1
Hobby Lobby2True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul20
Hollister Co.2UPS41
Home Depot6Vans13
Homestead Studio Suites1Verizon Wireless9
Honda1Victoria's Secret2
Hot Topic2Village Inn4
Howard Johnson1Vons6
IHOP4Waffle House2
IZOD1Walgreens13
J. Jill1Walmart13
JCPenney2Wendy's8
Jack In The Box15Wet Seal2
Jamba Juice4YMCA2
Jimmy John's2Z Gallerie1

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