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Population in 2012: 452,084 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.1%
 

Males: 222,483  (49.2%)
Females: 229,601  (50.8%)

Median resident age:  35.3 years
Arizona median age:  36.6 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

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 2011: 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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  • White alone - 287,673 (63.6%)
  • Hispanic - 125,468 (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%)

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


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Ancestries: German (14.7%), English (11.1%), Irish (9.4%), United States (4.3%), Italian (3.8%), French (2.4%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Incorporated in 1883

Land area: 125.0 square miles.

Population density: 3,617 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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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: 9.2%
  • 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%

66,859 residents are foreign born (10.7% Latin America).

This city:  14.3%
Arizona:  13.4%



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists there were 271 registered sex offenders living in Mesa, Arizona as of September 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Mesa to the number of sex offenders is 1,668 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%)

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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

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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%)

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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) 478.4502.9581.7473.3439.0445.7394.1384.3350.5302.1286.1297.2284.7

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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, Arizona accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.7%
Arizona:

8.3%

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%)

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Tornado activity:

Mesa-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Arizona state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/4/1968, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.8 miles away from the Mesa city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 8/30/1971, a category F2 tornado 7.2 miles away from the city center injured 41 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mesa-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arizona state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/28/2005 at 22:37:07, a magnitude 3.9 (3.8 MW, 3.9 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 99.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/8/2005 at 09:41:50, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.9 miles away from Mesa center
On 11/13/1991 at 21:37:27, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/1/2005 at 17:41:06, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/1/2005 at 06:34:24, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.6 miles away from Mesa center
Magnitude types: local magnitude (ML), 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: 8, Storms: 8, Fires: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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/medical centers in Mesa:

  • EAST VALLEY DIALYSIS (FMC) (Dialysis Facility, 135 S POWER RD STE 103)
  • HOME DIALYSIS OF MESA (FMC) (Dialysis Facility, 1337 S GILBERT RD STE 106)
  • MESA DIALYSIS (DSI) (Dialysis Facility, 1337 S GILBERT RD STE 109)
  • MOUNTAIN VISTA DIALYSIS OF ARIZONA (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, 10238 E HAMPTON AVE STE 108)
  • RED MOUNTAIN DIALYSIS (FMC) (Dialysis Facility, 1211 N COUNTRY CLUB DR STE 4)
  • SOUTHWEST KIDNEY CENTRAL MESA (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, 1134 E UNIVERSITY DR STE 101)
  • SOUTHWEST MESA DIALYSIS (DSI) (Dialysis Facility, 1457 W SOUTHERN AVE STE 19)
  • AHC HOME HEALTH OF ARIZONA LLC (Home Health Center, 5755 EAST MAIN STREET)
  • COZY HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 1930 SOUTH ALMA SCHOOL ROAD, SUITE D-103)
  • SUN VALLEY HOME CARE II, LLC (Home Health Center, 7227 EAST BASELINE ROAD, SUITE 127)
  • SUNRISE HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 1840 EAST UNIVERSITY DRIVE, SUITE 1)
  • VICTORY HOME CARE AGENCY (Home Health Center, 1212 NORTH SPENCER STREET, SUITE # 1)
  • AMERICARE HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE (Hospital, 1103 SOUTH MESA DRIVE SUITE # 2)
  • ARIZONA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, provides emergency services, 515 NORTH MESA DRIVE)
  • ARIZONA SPINE AND JOINT HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, provides emergency services, 4620 EAST BASELINE ROAD)
  • BANNER BAYWOOD MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 6644 EAST BAYWOOD AVENUE)
  • BANNER DESERT MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1400 SOUTH DOBSON ROAD)
  • BANNER HEART HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 6750 EAST BAYWOOD AVENUE)
  • CHARTER MESA BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEM (Hospital, 570 WEST BROWN ROAD)
  • HOSPICE FAMILY CARE (Hospital, 1550 S. ALMA SCHOOL RD #102)
  • HOSPICE OF THE SOUTHWEST (Hospital, 450 NORTH DOBSON, SUITE 108)
  • HOSPICE OF THE VALLEY EAST (Hospital, 777 WEST SOUTHERN AVENUE, SUITE 301)
  • MOUNTAIN VISTA MEDICAL CENTER, LP (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, 1301 SOUTH CRISMON ROAD)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL MESA (Hospital, "1010 NORTH COUNTRY CLUB, 7TH FLOOR")
  • SUN VALLEY HOSPICE (Hospital, 4555 EAST INVERNESS AVENUE, SUITE 100)
  • ADVANCED HEALTHCARE OF MESA (Nursing Home, 5755 EAST MAIN STREET)
  • CITADEL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 5121 EAST BROADWAY ROAD)
  • DESERT BLOSSOM HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, 60 SOUTH 58TH STREET)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY-MESA GOOD SHEPHERD (Nursing Home, 5848 EAST UNIVERSITY DRIVE)
  • MESA CHRISTIAN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 255 WEST BROWN ROAD)
  • MI CASA NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 330 SOUTH PINNULE CIRCLE)
  • MISSION PALMS OF MESA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CE (Nursing Home, 6458 EAST BROADWAY ROAD)
  • MONTECITO POST ACUTE CARE AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, 51 SOUTH 48TH STREET)
  • RESTORA HOSPITAL OF MESA (Nursing Home, 215 SOUTH POWER ROAD)
  • SANTE OF MESA (Nursing Home, 5358 EAST BASELINE ROAD)
  • SPRINGDALE VILLAGE HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, 7255 EAST BROADWAY ROAD)
  • SPRINGDALE WEST (Nursing Home, 3130 EAST BROADWAY ROAD)

Political contributions by individuals in Mesa, AZ

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

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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.

Local government website: www.cityofmesa.org

Colleges/Universities in Mesa:

  • Mesa Community College (Full-time enrollment: 8,853; Location: 1833 W Southern Ave; Public; Website: www.mc.maricopa.edu)
  • Pima Medical Institute (FT enrollment: 1,274; Location: 957 S. Dobson Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.pmi.edu)
  • Everest College-Mesa (FT enrollment: 563; Location: 5416 East Baseline Ste. 200; Private, for-profit; Website: www.everest.edu/campus/mesa)
  • Pima Medical Institute (FT enrollment: 547; Location: 2160 S Power Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.pmi.edu)
  • East Valley Institute of Technology (FT enrollment: 119; Location: 1601 W Main St; Public; Website: www.evit.com)
  • Regency Beauty Institute-Mesa (FT enrollment: 85; Location: 1457 W Southern Ave Ste 113; Private, for-profit; Website: www.regencybeauty.com)
  • Avalon School of Cosmetology (FT enrollment: 53; Location: 2111 S Alma School Rd Ste 21; Private, for-profit; Website: www.theavalonschool.com)
  • Pima Medical Institute-Mesa (Location: 941 South Dobson Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.pmi.edu/)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Mesa:

  • Chandler/Gilbert Community College (about 9 miles; Chandler, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 3,924)
  • Scottsdale Community College (about 11 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Arizona State University (about 11 miles; Tempe, AZ; FT enrollment: 54,626)
  • Rio Salado College (about 14 miles; Tempe, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,395)
  • University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam Campus (about 14 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,956)
  • University of Phoenix-Online Campus (about 16 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 380,232)
  • Phoenix College (about 21 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,051)

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

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)
AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.0. This is about average.
City:

34.0
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.462. This is worse than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.462
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.29. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.29
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 18.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.5
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 32.3. This is about average. There were 33 monitors within city limits.
City:

32.3
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 34.1. This is significantly worse than average. There were 27 monitors within city limits.
City:

34.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.58. This is better than average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
City:

7.58
U.S.:

9.59

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

MESA, CITY OF (Population served: 445000, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2005 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In DEC-2004, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 98 regular monitoring violations
  • 19 other older monitoring violations
H2O INC (Population served: 12000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • One regular monitoring violation
USFS-TNF-TORTILLA CAMPGRD (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
ARIZONA DAIRY CO LLP (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2003 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2003 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-2001 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • One other older monitoring violation
WILDERNESS RANCH CAMP (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mesa, AZ

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 compared to Arizona state average:

Mesa, Arizona environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.


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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 (80%)
  • Utility gas (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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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%
Here39.7%
USA50.2%

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.
Arizona:

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
Here:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Maricopa County:

7.7%
State:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Maricopa County:

22.5%
State:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.8%
Arizona:

14.2%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 354$1,980,627$67,1405$14,151
Other Government Administration 229$1,216,316$63,73710$20,583
Judicial and Legal 156$788,849$60,68114$27,009
Police Protection - Officers 934$5,394,794$69,3120$0
Police - Other 567$2,595,389$54,92932$67,123
Firefighters 392$2,596,545$79,4860$0
Fire - Other 135$748,037$66,4925$9,591
Streets and Highways 240$1,186,733$59,3371$2,223
Airports 13$59,484$54,9080$0
Solid Waste Management 146$590,055$48,4981$2,015
Sewerage 19$97,795$61,7650$0
Parks and Recreation 264$1,167,163$53,053248$277,556
Housing and Community Development(Local) 87$463,762$63,9673$4,260
Water Supply 124$656,343$63,5170$0
Electric Power 45$243,751$65,0000$0
Gas Supply 92$475,054$61,9641$1,902
Local Libraries 120$539,794$53,979138$193,918
Other and Unallocable 360$1,737,847$57,9281$1,620
Totals for Government 4,277$22,538,338$63,236459$621,951

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $98,235,000 ($217.29)
    Water Utilities: $33,701,000 ($74.55)
    Regular Highways: $9,336,000 ($20.65)
    Gas Utilities: $7,570,000 ($16.74)
    Police Protection: $3,996,000 ($8.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,384,000 ($7.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,300,000 ($5.09)
    General Public Buildings: $631,000 ($1.40)
    Electric Utilities: $548,000 ($1.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $436,000 ($0.96)
    Libraries: $230,000 ($0.51)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $128,177,000 ($283.52)
    Local Fire Protection: $53,367,000 ($118.05)
    Financial Administration: $48,330,000 ($106.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $46,070,000 ($101.91)
    Gas Utilities: $35,300,000 ($78.08)
    Water Utilities: $33,205,000 ($73.45)
    Regular Highways: $29,870,000 ($66.07)
    Electric Utilities: $23,696,000 ($52.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,578,000 ($52.15)
    Housing and Community Development: $23,386,000 ($51.73)
    Sewerage: $22,841,000 ($50.52)
    General - Other: $12,488,000 ($27.62)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,412,000 ($27.46)
    Libraries: $11,444,000 ($25.31)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $11,067,000 ($24.48)
    Transit Utilities: $9,156,000 ($20.25)
    Central Staff Services: $6,841,000 ($15.13)
    Air Transportation: $5,803,000 ($12.84)
    General Public Buildings: $5,052,000 ($11.17)
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,977,000 ($6.59)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $858,000 ($1.90)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $41,113,000 ($90.94)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Transit Utilities: $23,901,000 ($52.87)
    Regular Highways: $10,608,000 ($23.46)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,728,000 ($14.88)
    General - Other: $3,284,000 ($7.26)
    Police Protection: $2,480,000 ($5.49)
    Electric Utilities: $2,479,000 ($5.48)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,168,000 ($4.80)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,095,000 ($4.63)
    Water Utilities: $1,782,000 ($3.94)
    Financial Administration: $1,533,000 ($3.39)
    General Public Building: $1,376,000 ($3.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,362,000 ($3.01)
    Air Transportation: $1,185,000 ($2.62)
    Gas Utilities: $994,000 ($2.20)
    Sewerage: $632,000 ($1.40)
    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 ($628.19)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,057,000 ($17.82)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $53,165,000 ($117.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $39,082,000 ($86.45)
    All Other: $12,301,000 ($27.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,968,000 ($26.47)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $6,319,000 ($13.98)
    Air Transportation: $2,738,000 ($6.06)
    Parking Facilities: $570,000 ($1.26)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $18,105,000 ($40.05)
    Housing and Community Development: $17,920,000 ($39.64)
    Air Transportation: $614,000 ($1.36)
    Sewerage: $42,000 ($0.09)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,607,000 ($3.55)
    Highways: $200,000 ($0.44)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $44,477,000 ($98.38)
    General Revenue, NEC: $17,473,000 ($38.65)
    Sale of Property: $12,271,000 ($27.14)
    Special Assessments: $1,921,000 ($4.25)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $92,634,000 ($204.90)
    Gas Utilities: $44,116,000 ($97.58)
    Electric Utilities: $36,063,000 ($79.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $84,830,000 ($187.64)
    Highways: $40,232,000 ($88.99)
    Health and Hospitals: $19,019,000 ($42.07)
    All Other: $1,472,000 ($3.26)
    Housing and Community Development: $53,000 ($0.12)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $127,060,000 ($281.05)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $12,140,000 ($26.85)
    Other License: $11,006,000 ($24.35)
    Public Utility License: $2,722,000 ($6.02)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,189,000 ($4.84)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $787,035,000 ($1740.90)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $669,825,000 ($1481.64)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $273,097,000 ($604.08)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $264,104,000 ($584.19)
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $178,375,000 ($394.56)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $61,165,000 ($135.30)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,780,000 ($125.60)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $47,787,000 ($105.70)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $98,456,000 ($217.78)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $202,546,000 ($448.03)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $810,913,000 ($1793.72)

7.17% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,819 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.17%
Arizona average:

8.20%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($585 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.14%
Arizona average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.46% ($42,786 average AGI)
from Pinal County, AZ  0.24% ($41,886)
from Pima County, AZ  0.23% ($41,401)


5.18% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,380 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
Arizona average:

5.96%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($856 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.08%
Arizona average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Pinal County, AZ  0.70% ($51,347 average AGI)
to Yavapai County, AZ  0.17% ($50,328)
to Pima County, AZ  0.17% ($44,290)

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 Fitness2Journeys2
7-Eleven8KFC7
AMF Bowling1Kincaid2
AT&T9Kmart2
Ace Hardware3Knights Inn1
Aeropostale2Kohl's2
Albertsons5Kroger10
American Eagle Outfitters2LA Fitness2
Ann Taylor1La Quinta2
Applebee's4La-Z-Boy1
Arby's8Lane Bryant2
Ashley Furniture1Lane Furniture11
AutoZone14LensCrafters2
Avenue1Little Caesars Pizza10
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Long John Silver's2
Bally Total Fitness1Lowe's2
Baskin-Robbins2Macy's2
Bath & Body Works5Marriott3
Bed Bath & Beyond4Marshalls1
Best Western4MasterBrand Cabinets5
Big O Tires3McDonald's23
Blockbuster10Men's Wearhouse2
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Motel 62
Budget Car Rental3Motherhood Maternity3
Buffalo Wild Wings2New Balance5
Burger King6Nike34
Burlington Coat Factory1OfficeMax4
CVS12Old Country Buffet2
Casual Male XL1Olive Garden2
Catherines2On The Border1
Charlotte Russe2Outback2
Chick-Fil-A4Outback Steakhouse2
Chico's1Pac Sun2
Chipotle2Panda Express12
Chuck E. Cheese's2Papa John's Pizza4
Church's Chicken1Payless10
Cinnabon 2Penske2
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
Dunkin Donuts3Sleep Inn1
El Pollo Loco3Spencer Gifts2
Express2Sprint Nextel5
Extended Stay America1Staples4
Famous Footwear5Starbucks25
Fashion Bug1Subway26
FedEx39Super 82
Finish Line2T-Mobile24
Firestone Complete Auto Care3T.G.I. Driday's1
Foot Locker2Taco Bell10
Forever 211Talbots1
GNC5Target5
GameStop9The Cheesecake Factory1
Gap1The Room Place2
Gymboree1Torrid2
H&R Block23Toys"R"Us3
Hilton1Trader Joe's1
Hobby Lobby2Travelodge1
Holiday Inn1True Value1
Hollister Co.2U-Haul20
Home Depot6UPS41
Homestead Studio Suites1Vans13
Hot Topic2Verizon Wireless9
Howard Johnson1Victoria's Secret2
IHOP4Village Inn4
IZOD1Vons6
J. Jill1Waffle House2
JCPenney2Walgreens13
Jack In The Box15Walmart13
Jamba Juice4Wendy's8
Jimmy John's2Wet Seal2
JoS. A. Bank1YMCA2
Jones New York7
Browse common businesses in Mesa, AZ


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