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Population in 2010: 335. Population change since 2000: -33.9%
Males: 184  (55.1%)
Females: 151  (44.9%)

Median resident age:  25.5 years
Utah median age:  30.7 years

Zip codes: 84534.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $15,785 (it was $29,375 in 2000)
Montezuma Creek:

$15,785
UT:

$57,049
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $7,414

Montezuma Creek CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $105,260 (it was $12,100 in 2000)
Montezuma Creek:

$105,260
UT:

$199,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $92,098; Detached houses: $101,389; Mobile homes: $47,500

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Montezuma Creek races chart
  • American Indian alone - 306 (91.3%)
  • White alone - 14 (4.2%)
  • Hispanic - 12 (3.6%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.9%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Montezuma Creek: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4419 feet

Land area: 12.1 square miles.

Population density: 28 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Montezuma Creek:

  • High school or higher: 71.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 14.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 51.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Montezuma Creek CDP:

  • Never married: 57.6%
  • Now married: 41.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 1.4%
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Flagstaff, AZ (192.9 miles , pop. 52,894).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (211.4 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (301.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Red Mesa, UT (2.1 miles) , Aneth, UT (2.9 miles ), Bluff, UT (3.7 miles ), Tselakai Dezza, UT (4.0 miles) , White Mesa, UT (4.1 miles ), Red Mesa, AZ (4.6 miles ), Teec Nos Pos, AZ (5.1 miles ), Blanding, UT (5.2 miles ).

Latitude: 37.26 N, Longitude: 109.30 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 435

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.2%
Utah:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Educational services (31%)
  • Construction (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (34%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (19%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (19%)
  • Art and design workers (16%)
  • Extraction workers (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (35%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (31%)
  • Top executives (12%)
  • Cashiers (12%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10%)

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Earthquake activity:

Montezuma Creek-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Utah state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/13/1994 at 06:01:23, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/27/2000 at 21:58:18, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.6 miles away from Montezuma Creek center
On 11/7/2004 at 06:54:59, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 ML, Depth: 0.4 mi) earthquake occurred 70.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/6/2008 at 20:09:59, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 ML, Depth: 6.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 11.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/3/1999 at 15:35:34, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 2.6 mi) earthquake occurred 74.4 miles away from Montezuma Creek center
On 7/6/1999 at 22:05:45, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in San Juan County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Montezuma Creek, UT

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Montezuma Creek:

  • San Juan College (about 72 miles; Farmington, NM; Full-time enrollment: 3,028)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 79 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • Mesa State College (about 133 miles; Grand Junction, CO; FT enrollment: 5,126)
  • Western State College of Colorado (about 158 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Adams State College (about 189 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,076)
  • Snow College (about 191 miles; Ephraim, UT; FT enrollment: 2,666)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 195 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 17,288)

Public high school in Montezuma Creek:

  • WHITEHORSE HIGH (Students: 291; Location: STATE HWY 262; Grades: 07 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Montezuma Creek:

  • MONTEZUMA CREEK SCHOOL (Students: 230; Location: STATE HWY 262; Grades: PK - 06)
  • ANETH COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 149; Location: PO BOX 600; Grades: KG - 06)

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Notable locations in Montezuma Creek: Montezuma Creek Trading Post (A), San Juan Fire Department Montezuma Creek Station (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Montezuma Creek: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Desert Creek (A), Sahgzie Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 35.1%

Average household size:
This place:  3.6 people
Utah:  3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  81.5%
Whole state:  75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.8%
Whole state:  4.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Montezuma Creek, UT

Montezuma Creek compared to Utah state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Montezuma Creek travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (77%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Utility gas (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Montezuma Creek CDP (based on San Juan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.16%
Here43.2%
USA50.2%

Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEpiscopal ChurchCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents89.1%3.3%3.2%2.0%2.4%
Congregations55.9%8.8%8.8%11.8%14.7%
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: 3
San Juan County:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
San Juan County:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
San Juan County:

6.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Here:

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
San Juan County:

25.3%
Utah:

23.6%

12.78% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,266 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.78%
Utah average:

8.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from San Juan County, NM  2.71% ($26,311 average AGI)
from Salt Lake County, UT  1.17% ($37,469)
from Navajo County, AZ  0.55% ($30,800)


12.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,397 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.98%
Utah average:

7.46%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to San Juan County, NM  2.56% ($22,686 average AGI)
to Salt Lake County, UT  1.35% ($36,568)
to Utah County, UT  0.55% ($23,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Montezuma Creek:

  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KENN (1390 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KNDN (960 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: BASIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KIUP (930 AM; 5 kW; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KRZE (1280 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: J. THOMAS DEVELOPMENT OF NM, INC.)
  • KVFC (740 AM; 1 kW; CORTEZ, CO; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO., LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Montezuma Creek:

  • KRTZ (98.7 FM; CORTEZ, CO; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO., LLC)
  • K248AJ (97.5 FM; MONTICELLO, UT; Owner: PROCLAIMING CHRIST'S LOVE MINISTRIES)
  • K232DA (94.3 FM; HESPERUS, CO; Owner: NATIVE AMERICAN CHRISTIAN VOICE, INC.)
  • K237CR (95.3 FM; HESPERUS, CO; Owner: NATIVE AMERICAN CHRISTIAN VOICE, INC.)
  • K289AD (105.7 FM; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: PROCLAIMING CHRIST'S LOVE MINISTRIES)
  • K222AD (92.3 FM; CORTEZ, CO; Owner: SOUTHWEST COLORADO TV TRANSLATOR. ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Montezuma Creek:

  • K02OI (Channel 2; MONTEZUMA CREEK-ANET, UT; Owner: SAN JUAN COUNTY)
  • K05JN (Channel 5; MONTEZUMA CREEK-ANET, UT; Owner: SAN JUAN COUNTY)
  • K08HQ (Channel 8; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
Montezuma Creek, Utah:
  • Fatal accident count: 8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 21
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Utah average:
  • Fatal accident count: 91
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 141
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 22
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 253
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13
See more detailed statistics of Montezuma Creek fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total costs: $71,000
Total average daily traffic: 379
Total average daily truck traffic: 37
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 538

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Montezuma Creek)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2 Mi N (Lat: 37.294167 Lon: -109.271778), Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: WNWI403, Licensee ID: L00001014
    Assigned Frequencies: 861.912 MHz, 862.912 MHz, 863.912 MHz, 864.912 MHz, 865.912 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/03/2001, Expiration Date: 05/17/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/01/2011, Certifier: Robin J Glenny
    Registrant: Nextel License Holdings 4, Inc.

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • U N D C Medical Clinic Hwy 262 (Lat: 37.253889 Lon: -109.300389), Call Sign: KNEC944, Licensee ID: L00009676
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.045 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/29/1998, Expiration Date: 03/08/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/03/2002
    Registrant: County Of San Juan, 1159 S Hwy 191 78 3, Blanding, UT 84511, Phone: (801) 587-2231

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC7LTX, Licensee ID: L01017795
    Grant Date: 05/16/2005, Expiration Date: 06/20/2015, Certifier: Orlando Tapaha
    Registrant: Orlando Tapaha, Montezuma Creek, UT 84534


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 1


Most common first names in Montezuma Creek, UT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary581.2 years
Harry457.3 years
Emma365.7 years
Jessie361.6 years
Raymond346.3 years
Thomas383.4 years
Daisy258.0 years
Alice271.0 years
Bessie268.0 years
Betty275.0 years
Most common last names in Montezuma Creek, UT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones1057.9 years
Benally836.1 years
Begay769.4 years
Nakai557.2 years
Rockwell563.8 years
Silas564.6 years
Whitehorse459.5 years
Lee471.2 years
Billie364.7 years
Mark371.0 years

Montezuma Creek on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times"
  • #44 (84534) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking other language at home"
  • #86 (84534) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other groups first ancestries"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
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