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Population in 2010: 904.
Population change since 2000: -24.0%
Males: 455  (50.4%)
Females: 449  (49.6%)
Median resident age:

33.7 years
Arizona median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 86510.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $27,855 (it was $19,271 in 2000)
Pinon:

$27,855
AZ:

$56,581

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $10,162 (it was $6,045 in 2000)

Pinon CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $72,260 (it was $36,000 in 2000)
Pinon:

$72,260
AZ:

$223,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $98,147; detached houses: $99,661; mobile homes: $84,520

Median gross rent in 2017: $455.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pinon: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.9%
(29.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.3% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Pinon, AZ (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Pinon, Arizona as of September 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pinon is 423 to 1.


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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6348 feet

Land area: 6.44 square miles.

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

Pinon, Arizona map

108 residents are foreign born

This place:

12.9%
Arizona:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $867 (0.9%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Pinon, AZ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Pinon, AZ in 2017
Pinon satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.7%
Arizona:

4.6%
Most common industries in Pinon, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (68.4%)
  • Rail transportation (5.9%)
  • Health care (5.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.4%)
  • Public administration (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (78.5%)
  • Rail transportation (11.6%)
  • Health care (5.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (57.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (10.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
Most common occupations in Pinon, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (24.5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (40.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12.4%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.8%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (5.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (8.6%)
  • Registered nurses (8.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.8%)
  • Cashiers (6.9%)

Average climate in Pinon, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Pinon 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 the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 369.7 miles away from Pinon 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 (13).
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).
Pinon topographic map

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 high school in Pinon:

  • PINON COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Location: PO BOX 159, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Pinon:

  • JEEHDEEZ'A ACADEMY INC (Location: PO BOX 1073, Grades: KG-5)
  • BLACK MESA COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Location: RTE 8066, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Pinon

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Pinon:

Marital status in Pinon, AZ
  • Never married: 44.3%
  • Now married: 38.4%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

For population 25 years and over in Pinon:

  • High school or higher: 74.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.6%
  • Unemployed: 17.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.0
Arizona average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Pinon
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pinon, AZ (based on Navajo County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

4.95 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

7.92 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

12.7%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.1%
Arizona:

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

9.8%
Arizona:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Pinon:

45.4%
State:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.4%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Pinon:

29.0
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

25.6%
Arizona:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Pinon:

8.7%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

29.1%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
Pinon:

54.4%
Arizona:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Pinon:

82.4%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pinon, AZ Residents

8.61% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,373 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.61%
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  2.37% ($48,670 average AGI)
from Apache County, AZ  0.93% ($28,395)
from Coconino County, AZ  0.68% ($35,940)


7.45% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,809 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.45%
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  2.18% ($38,725 average AGI)
to Apache County, AZ  0.86% ($30,677)
to Coconino County, AZ  0.55% ($35,322)

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
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 75ft / 23.1mTotal length
  • $70,000Total costs
  • 10,826Total average daily traffic
  • 1,023Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,884Total 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:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 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: Navajo Nation, Bldg 2528, Morgan Blvd, Window Rock, AZ 86515, Phone: (928) 871-7740, Fax: (928) 871-7741, Email:
  • Lat: 36.116389 Lon: -110.217083, Call Sign: WQJT818,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.675 MHz, Grant Date: 03/01/2019, Expiration Date: 12/30/2028, Certifier: Larry Wallen, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • Lat: 36.079528 Lon: -110.192944, Call Sign: WQYA564,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.212 MHz, Grant Date: 08/01/2016, Expiration Date: 08/01/2026, Certifier: Phillip Antonio, Registrant: Innovation Wireless, 5306 Beethoven St, Los Angeles, CA 90066, Phone: (888) 559-5565, Fax: (310) 482-3480, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

16 (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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pinon, AZ
  • 85.2%Wood
  • 12.0%Electricity
  • 2.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pinon, AZ
  • 51.1%Electricity
  • 43.5%Wood
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Utility gas


Pinon compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Pinon on our top lists:

  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Philippines (population 500+)"
  • #22 (86510) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Danish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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