Pinon, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 904. Population change since 2000: -24.0%
Males: 473  (52.4%)
Females: 431  (47.6%)
Median resident age:  28.9 years
Arizona median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 86510.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,182 (it was $19,271 in 2000)
Pinon:

$39,182
AZ:

$48,510

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $11,199 (it was $6,045 in 2000)

Pinon CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $46,353 (it was $36,000 in 2000)
Pinon:

$46,353
AZ:

$166,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $56,542; Detached houses: $54,550; Mobile homes: $52,260

Median gross rent in 2013: $464.

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  • Races in Pinon, AZ (2010)

    Pinon races chart
    • 79087.4%American Indian alone
    • 647.1%White alone
    • 252.8%Hispanic
    • 151.7%Asian alone
    • 70.8%Two or more races
    • 30.3%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Pinon: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (1.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6348 feet

Land area: 6.44 square miles.

Population density: 140 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Pinon:

  • High school or higher: 76.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.7%
  • Unemployed: 17.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pinon CDP:

  • Never married: 40.3%
  • Now married: 41.3%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

69 residents are foreign born

This place:

7.1%
Arizona:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Pinon CDP:  0.8% ($296)
Arizona:  0.9% ($962)
Pinon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Coconino, AZ (99.4 miles , pop. 74,488).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Scottsdale, AZ (198.0 miles , pop. 202,705).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (206.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Low Mountain, AZ (3.6 miles ), Hard Rock, AZ (4.1 miles) , Keams Canyon, AZ (4.5 miles ), First Mesa, AZ (4.5 miles ), Jeddito, AZ (4.8 miles ), Second Mesa, AZ (5.0 miles ), Shongopovi, AZ (5.1 miles ), Kykotsmovi Village, AZ (5.2 miles ).

Latitude: 36.10 N, Longitude: 110.22 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 928

Pinon household income distribution Pinon home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

13.1%
Arizona:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (54%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Educational services (59%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Utilities (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Education, training, and library occupations (34%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (24%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (44%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (22%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (3%)
  • Community and social service occupations (2%)

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

Average climate in Pinon, Arizona

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Earthquake activity:

Pinon-area historical earthquake activity is near Arizona state average. It is 378% 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 380.8 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 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 367.5 miles away from Pinon center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 369.7 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 499.8 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 394.7 miles away from Pinon 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 383.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Navajo County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Fires: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pinon:

  • Coconino Community College (about 103 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 2,090)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 103 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 22,494)
  • San Juan College (about 124 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 154 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • Northcentral University (about 157 miles; Prescott Valley, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,927)
  • Yavapai College (about 166 miles; Prescott, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • Southern Utah University (about 192 miles; Cedar City, UT; FT enrollment: 6,522)

Public elementary/middle schools in Pinon:

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Notable locations in Pinon: Co-op Trading Post (A), Pinon Trading Post (B), Round Valley Trading Post (C), Pinon Chapter House (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Pinon: Pinon Rodeo Grounds (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Navajo 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 2013: 39.6%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 43.4% for American Indian residents, 82.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.5 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  77.0%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.2%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Pinon, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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Pinon compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.8
Arizona average:

12.5

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (58%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Pinon CDP (based on Navajo County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other24,72762
Evangelical Protestant13,96698
Catholic6,60014
Mainline Protestant1,41018
Black Protestant2072
None60,539-
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: 19
Navajo County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Navajo County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Navajo County:

4.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 88
Here:

7.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.7%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Navajo County:

26.1%
Arizona:

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

9.8%
State:

14.2%

7.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,068 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
Arizona average:

5.73%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($333 average AGI)
Navajo County:

0.04%
Arizona average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Maricopa County, AZ  1.98% ($36,088 average AGI)
from Apache County, AZ  0.87% ($27,548)
from Coconino County, AZ  0.66% ($25,893)


8.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,311 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.40%
Arizona average:

5.60%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($125 average AGI)
Navajo County:

0.05%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Maricopa County, AZ  2.08% ($32,707 average AGI)
to Apache County, AZ  1.00% ($27,807)
to Coconino County, AZ  0.67% ($28,862)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pinon:

  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KDJI (1270 AM; 5 kW; HOLBROOK, AZ; Owner: PETRACOM OF HOLBROOK, L.L.C.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pinon:

  • KFXR-FM (107.3 FM; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KUYI (88.1 FM; HOTEVILLA, AZ; Owner: THE HOPI FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Pinon:

  • K08HQ (Channel 8; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 24m79ftTotal length
  • $193,000Total costs
  • 11,317Total average daily traffic
  • 1,072Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,726Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pinon)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Navajo Police Substation (Lat: 36.100000 Lon: -110.227917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: WQX272
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.0200 MHz, 154.710 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/27/2011, Expiration Date: 01/30/2021
    Registrant: Reg4 Fcca, 1104 1st Street, Steilacoom, WA 98388, Phone: (253) 831-3017
  • Lat: 36.116389 Lon: -110.217083, Call Sign: WQJT818
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.675 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/30/2008, Expiration Date: 12/30/2018, Certifier: Larry Wallen
    Registrant: Scsconnect, Po Box 1586, Gallup, NM 87301, Phone: (505) 863-2424, Fax: (505) 863-0406, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
Most common first names in Pinon, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Kee1263.9 years
Mary1167.4 years
Hosteen887.2 years
Mae676.2 years
George577.0 years
Helen567.0 years
Ason486.3 years
Lena476.0 years
Tom479.8 years
Elsie362.3 years
Most common last names in Pinon, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Begay5268.0 years
Yazzie2156.3 years
Nez1468.0 years
James1057.4 years
Bahe674.3 years
Kaye662.7 years
Kee656.2 years
Lee654.3 years
Klah563.0 years
Tso563.8 years

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  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Life and physical scientists"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Educational services"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Educational services"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Rail transportation"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Primary, secondary, and special education school teachers:"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Computer specialists"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average snowfall in a year"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents"
  • #4 (86510) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other groups first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #36 (86510) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking other language at home"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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