Red Mesa, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 480. Population change since 2000: +102.5%
Males: 206  (43.0%)
Females: 274  (57.0%)
Median resident age:  43.4 years
Arizona median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 86514.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,310 (it was $22,159 in 2000)
Red Mesa:

$45,310
AZ:

$48,510

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,337 (it was $6,836 in 2000)

Red Mesa CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $33,334 (it was $21,500 in 2000)
Red Mesa:

$33,334
AZ:

$166,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $521.

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  • Races in Red Mesa, AZ (2010)

    Red Mesa races chart
    • 39782.7%American Indian alone
    • 428.8%White alone
    • 245.0%Hispanic
    • 81.7%Two or more races
    • 71.5%Asian alone
    • 20.4%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Red Mesa: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (3.3%), Welsh (2.9%), Russian (2.0%), Scottish (2.0%), Swedish (2.0%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5375 feet

Land area: 12.7 square miles.

Population density: 38 people per square mile   (very low).

Red Mesa, Arizona map

For population 25 years and over in Red Mesa:

  • High school or higher: 79.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.5%
  • Unemployed: 13.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 48.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Red Mesa CDP:

  • Never married: 53.8%
  • Now married: 30.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

2 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.8%
Arizona:

13.5%

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

Red Mesa CDP:  0.9% ($199)
Arizona:  0.9% ($962)
Red Mesa satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Coconino, AZ (174.4 miles , pop. 74,488).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (201.6 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (282.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Red Mesa, UT (4.0 miles ), Sweetwater, AZ (4.0 miles ), Teec Nos Pos, AZ (4.1 miles ), Tselakai Dezza, UT (4.5 miles) , Aneth, UT (4.5 miles ), Montezuma Creek, UT (4.6 miles ), Rock Point, AZ (4.6 miles ), Beclabito, NM (4.8 miles ).

Latitude: 36.97 N, Longitude: 109.39 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 928

Red Mesa household income distribution Red Mesa home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

13.3%
Arizona:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (53%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (49%)
  • Educational services (36%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (32%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (29%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (3%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (20%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (19%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (3%)
  • Management occupations (2%)

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

Average climate in Red Mesa, Arizona

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Earthquake activity:

Red Mesa-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arizona state average. It is 327% 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 445.4 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 430.2 miles away from Red Mesa center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 500.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 440.9 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 9/2/1992 at 10:26:20, a magnitude 5.9 (5.7 MB, 5.6 MS, 5.6 MW, 5.9 ML, Depth: 9.3 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 225.5 miles away from Red Mesa center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 554.6 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 Apache County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, 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).
Red Mesa topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Red Mesa:

  • San Juan College (about 70 miles; Farmington, NM; Full-time enrollment: 5,112)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 87 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • Colorado Mesa University (about 154 miles; Grand Junction, CO; FT enrollment: 7,671)
  • Western State Colorado University (about 174 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Coconino Community College (about 178 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,090)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 178 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 22,494)
  • Adams State University (about 197 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,805)

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Apache 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: 15.1%
(18.4% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.2 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.2%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  13.9%
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: 0.7% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

21.2
Arizona average:

12.5

Red Mesa travel time to work - commute Red Mesa mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Red Mesa CDP (based on Apache County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other15,37735
Catholic15,00013
Evangelical Protestant3,83473
Mainline Protestant71511
None36,592-
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: 11
Apache County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Apache County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Apache County:

4.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

2.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.8%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Apache County:

31.5%
Arizona:

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

10.2%
State:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.9%
Arizona:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Red Mesa:

42.3%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.1
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Red Mesa:

31.9%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.5%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
Red Mesa:

35.6%
Arizona:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

48.9%
State:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.1%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Red Mesa, AZ Residents

9.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,666 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.99%
Arizona average:

5.73%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from McKinley County, NM  1.96% ($25,450 average AGI)
from Maricopa County, AZ  1.72% ($30,479)
from Navajo County, AZ  1.55% ($27,807)


9.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,857 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.35%
Arizona average:

5.60%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($106 average AGI)
Apache County:

0.05%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to McKinley County, NM  2.04% ($23,221 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  1.53% ($29,666)
to Navajo County, AZ  1.35% ($27,548)

Strongest AM radio stations in Red Mesa:

  • 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.)
  • KENN (1390 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNDN (960 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: BASIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRZE (1280 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: J. THOMAS DEVELOPMENT OF NM, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIUP (930 AM; 5 kW; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Red Mesa:

  • KRMH (89.7 FM; RED MESA, AZ; Owner: RED MESA UNIFIED SCHOOL DIST NO. 27)
  • KRTZ (98.7 FM; CORTEZ, CO; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO., LLC)
  • K289AD (105.7 FM; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: PROCLAIMING CHRIST'S LOVE MINISTRIES)
  • K248AJ (97.5 FM; MONTICELLO, UT; Owner: PROCLAIMING CHRIST'S LOVE MINISTRIES)
  • KFXR-FM (107.3 FM; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Red Mesa:

  • K08HQ (Channel 8; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 3,162Total average daily traffic
  • 569Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,172Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Richard Watkins, T41n R28e Unplatted Section, Apache County (Lat: 36.962194 Lon: -109.357222), Type: 76.2, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 7035848678, Dlafuria@fcclaw.Com, 1650 TYSONS BLVD, SUITE 1500
  • Richard Watkins, T41n R28e Unplatted Section, Apache County (Lat: 36.962194 Lon: -109.357222), Type: 76.2, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 7035848678, Dlafuria@fcclaw.Com, 1650 TYSONS BLVD, SUITE 1500
  • Gwen Sherwood, T41n R28e Unplatted Section, Apache County (Lat: 36.962194 Lon: -109.357222), Type: 76.2, Structure height: 04001 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 9285370375, Gpine@cellularoneaz.Com, 1500 S. WHITE MOUNTAIN RD
  • Ella McNeil, T41n R28e Unplatted Section, Apache County (Lat: 36.962194 Lon: -109.357222), Type: 76.2, Structure height: 04001 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 9285370690, Emcneil@cellularoneaz.Com, 1500 SOUTH WHITE MOUNTAIN RD STE 10
  • Red Mesa Se 1/4sec 20 R23n R6w (Lat: 35.350000 Lon: -112.946667), Type: 18.3, Overall height: 18.3 m, Registrant: 9135734658, , 4515 KANSAS AVENUE
  • Red Mesa Se 1/4 Sec 20 R23n R6w (Lat: 35.350000 Lon: -112.946667), Type: 18.3, Overall height: 18.3 m, Registrant: 9135734658, , 4515 KANSAS AVENUE

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • RED MESA, Red Mesa School (Lat: 36.962806 Lon: -109.383000), Type: Tank, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQJM493
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10955.0 MHzGrant Date: 11/04/2008, Expiration Date: 11/04/2018, Certifier: Richard WatkinsRegistrant: Americas Communications, 6100 W Gila Springs Place Suite 7, Chandler, AZ 85226, Phone: (602) 304-1760, Fax: (877) 284-0791, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Wood (24%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Red Mesa 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Red Mesa on our top lists:

  • #64 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times"
  • #48 (86514) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries"
  • #56 (86514) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #29 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+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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