For population 25 years and over in Quartzsite:
For population 15 years and over in Quartzsite town:
183 residents are foreign born (2.7% North America, 1.0% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,045 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yuma, AZ (71.1 miles , pop. 77,515).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Glendale, AZ (116.6 miles , pop. 218,812).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (123.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: Ehrenberg, AZ (4.2 miles ), East Blythe, CA (4.6 miles) , Blythe, CA (4.6 miles ), Bouse, AZ (4.7 miles ), Poston, AZ (5.0 miles ), Parker, AZ (5.8 miles ), Big River, CA (5.8 miles ), Palo Verde, CA (5.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.67 N, Longitude: 114.22 W
Area code: 928
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Quartzsite detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +1,475 (+78.5%).
Work and jobs in Quartzsite: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Quartzsite, Arizona
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Quartzsite-area historical earthquake activity is near Arizona state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 90.5 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 11/24/1987 at 01:54:14, a magnitude 6.5 (5.7 MB, 6.2 MS, 6.5 ML, 5.8 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 95.9 miles away from Quartzsite center, causing 2 deaths (2 other deaths), causing $4,000,000 total damage
On 4/26/1981 at 12:09:28, a magnitude 6.3 (5.5 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.3 ML, 5.6 ML) earthquake occurred 90.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/23/1915 at 04:56:00, a magnitude 6.2 (6.2 UK) earthquake occurred 95.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/1979 at 06:58:43, a magnitude 6.1 (5.2 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.4 ML, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 94.8 miles away from Quartzsite center
On 10/16/1979 at 05:49:10, a magnitude 5.6 (4.9 MB, 5.6 ML, 5.0 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 89.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in La Paz County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Airports located in Quartzsite:
Local government website: www.ci.quartzsite.az.us
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Quartzsite:
Public elementary/middle school in Quartzsite:
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Quartzsite and their reported violations in the past:SPLIT RAIL RV PARK (Population served: 81, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:SUPER 8 QUARTZSITE (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 9.0%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.9% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
People in group quarters in Quartzsite in 2010:
Quartzsite compared to Arizona state average:
Banks with branches in Quartzsite (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Quartzsite (based on La Paz County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 24.49%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Quartzsite government finances in 2002(per resident):
11.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,189 average adjusted gross income)
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:
10.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,561 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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See more detailed statistics of Quartzsite fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Quartzsite)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Quartzsite, AZ)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 91 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Quartzsite)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Quartzsite)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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