Mesa del Caballo, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 765.
Males: 355  (46.5%)
Females: 410  (53.5%)
Median resident age:

45.4 years
Arizona median age:

37.7 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,131
Mesa del Caballo:

$43,131
AZ:

$56,581

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,674

Mesa del Caballo CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $183,988
Mesa del Caballo:

$183,988
AZ:

$223,400

Median gross rent in 2017: $949.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mesa del Caballo: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.2%
(25.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Mesa del Caballo, AZ (2010)
    • 67287.8%White alone
    • 749.7%Hispanic
    • 121.6%Two or more races
    • 30.4%American Indian alone
    • 20.3%Other race alone
    • 10.1%Black alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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

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Ancestries: English (40.2%), Irish (13.3%), Italian (7.4%), Scottish (6.3%), French (5.2%), American (4.4%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

23 residents are foreign born (3.4% North America).

This place:

3.4%
Arizona:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,726 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,225 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Coconino, AZ (58.7 miles , pop. 74,488).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Scottsdale, AZ (59.2 miles , pop. 202,705).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (69.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Freedom Acres, AZ (1.5 miles),
Flowing Springs, AZ (1.7 miles),
Star Valley, AZ (1.7 miles ),
Sun Valley, AZ (1.8 miles ),
Payson, AZ (1.9 miles ),
Beaver Valley, AZ (2.0 miles ),
East Verde Estates, AZ (2.0 miles),
Geronimo Estates, AZ (2.6 miles)

Latitude: 34.29 N, Longitude: 111.30 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 928

Distribution of median household income in Mesa del Caballo, AZ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Mesa del Caballo, AZ in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.5%
Arizona:

4.6%
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 43.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.1
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 19.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.3
U.S.:

19.6

Earthquake activity:

Mesa del Caballo-area historical earthquake activity is near Arizona state average. It is 397% 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 299.5 miles away from Mesa del Caballo center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 293.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 263.6 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 280.4 miles away from Mesa del Caballo 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 270.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 441.1 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 Gila County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Fires: 6, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Mesa del Caballo:

  • RIM COUNTRY DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; PAYSON, AZ)
  • RIM COUNTRY HEALTH AND RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PAYSON, AZ)
  • PAYSON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; PAYSON, AZ)
  • PAYSON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PAYSON, AZ)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mesa del Caballo:

  • Paradise Valley Community College (about 61 miles; Phoenix, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 5,259)
  • Northcentral University (about 61 miles; Prescott Valley, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,927)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc-Motorcycle Mechanics Institute Division (about 64 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,976)
  • Scottsdale Community College (about 64 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 6,030)
  • Coconino Community College (about 65 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,090)
  • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale (about 65 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,123)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 66 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 22,494)

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Gila County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
Arizona:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

69.4%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.8%
Whole state:

7.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Mesa del Caballo:

Marital status in Mesa del Caballo, AZ
  • Never married: 13.3%
  • Now married: 61.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 19.1%

For population 25 years and over in Mesa del Caballo:

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Arizona average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mesa del Caballo, AZ (based on Gila County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,51910
Evangelical Protestant5,41654
Other4,75617
Mainline Protestant1,45411
None33,452-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Here:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Gila County:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Here:

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Gila County:

9.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.4%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Gila County:

27.1%
State:

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

12.9%
Arizona:

14.2%

7.69% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,129 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.69%
Arizona average:

6.11%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Maricopa County, AZ  3.00% ($60,582 average AGI)
from Pinal County, AZ  0.50% ($47,407)
from Pima County, AZ  0.30% ($56,673)


6.18% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,827 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
Arizona average:

5.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Maricopa County, AZ  2.34% ($37,506 average AGI)
to Pinal County, AZ  0.54% ($49,656)
to Pima County, AZ  0.27% ($44,250)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mesa del Caballo:

  • KMOG (1420 AM; 3 kW; PAYSON, AZ; Owner: FARRELL ENTERPRISES L.L.C.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KAZM (780 AM; 5 kW; SEDONA, AZ; Owner: TABBACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KXEM (1010 AM; 15 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES OF PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KTAR (620 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mesa del Caballo:

  • KAJM (104.3 FM; PAYSON, AZ; Owner: SIERRA H. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K294AN (106.7 FM; PAYSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNRJ (101.1 FM; PAYSON, AZ; Owner: SIERRA H. BROADCASTING,INC.)
  • K220GI (91.9 FM; CAMP VERDE, AZ; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRXS-FM (97.3 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: LINDA C. POTYKA)
  • KVRD-FM (105.7 FM; COTTONWOOD, AZ; Owner: YAVAPAI BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKLD (98.3 FM; PRESCOTT VALLEY, AZ; Owner: W. GRANT HAFLEY)
  • KGCB (90.9 FM; PRESCOTT, AZ; Owner: GRAND CANYON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KZGL (95.9 FM; COTTONWOOD, AZ; Owner: YAVAPAI BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K201CQ (88.1 FM; PRESCOTT, AZ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KVJC (91.9 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KMRR (100.3 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KAHM (102.1 FM; PRESCOTT, AZ; Owner: SOUTHWEST FM BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KAFF-FM (92.9 FM; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: GUYANN CORPORATION)
  • KVNA-FM (97.5 FM; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: YAVAPAI BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMGN (93.9 FM; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: GUYANN CORPORATION)
  • KJTA (89.9 FM; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: JOY PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KQST (102.9 FM; SEDONA, AZ; Owner: ROCKET RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KSED (107.5 FM; SEDONA, AZ; Owner: RED ROCK COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KNAU (88.7 FM; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Mesa del Caballo:

  • KPSN-LP (Channel 22; PAYSON, AZ; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mesa del Caballo, AZ
  • 59.6%Electricity
  • 22.0%Wood
  • 11.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.0%Utility gas
  • 3.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mesa del Caballo, AZ
  • 69.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 30.3%Electricity


Mesa del Caballo compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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