Rio Rico Northeast, Arizona

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Population in July 2007: 3,504.
Males: 1,720  (49.1%)
Females: 1,784  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

32.2 years
Arizona median age:

34.2 years

Zip codes: 85648.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $71,120 (it was $50,980 in 2000)
Rio Rico Northeast:

$71,120
AZ:

$56,581

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,491 (it was $17,567 in 2000)

Rio Rico Northeast CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $201,754 (it was $98,800 in 2000)
Rio Rico Northeast:

$201,754
AZ:

$223,400
March 2019 cost of living index in Rio Rico Northeast: 95.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Rio Rico Northeast, AZ (2000)
    • 2,12467.1%Hispanic
    • 95230.1%White alone
    • 441.4%Asian alone
    • 170.5%Two or more races
    • 80.3%Black alone
    • 100.3%American Indian alone
    • 60.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.09%Other race alone

Races in Rio Rico Northeast detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: German (6.3%), Irish (4.1%), English (3.4%), French (3.4%), United States (3.2%), Italian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Land area: 31.6 square miles.

Population density: 111 people per square mile   (very low).

Rio Rico Northeast, Arizona map

652 residents are foreign born (19.7% Latin America).

This place:

20.6%
Arizona:

12.8%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Rio Rico Northeast CDP:

0.9% ($918)
Arizona:

0.9% ($962)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Arivaca, AZ (27.5 miles , pop. 50,441).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tucson, AZ (47.7 miles , pop. 486,699).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (152.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Rio Rico Northwest, AZ (1.8 miles ),
Rio Rico, AZ (2.0 miles ),
Tumacacori-Carmen, AZ (2.2 miles ),
Rio Rico Southwest, AZ (2.3 miles ),
Rio Rico Southeast, AZ (2.4 miles ),
Tubac, AZ (2.8 miles ),
Beyerville, AZ (3.3 miles),
Nogales, AZ (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 31.53 N, Longitude: 110.98 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 520

Distribution of median household income in Rio Rico Northeast, AZ in 2017
Rio Rico Northeast satellite photo by USGS

Rio Rico Northeast tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.5%
Arizona:

4.6%
Most common industries in Rio Rico Northeast, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (13.5%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.7%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (5.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (14.9%)
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (8.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (5.0%)
  • Truck transportation (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.0%)
  • Public administration (11.5%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.4%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (6.4%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Rio Rico Northeast, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.1%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.9%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.9%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (8.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (15.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.1%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.9%)

Average climate in Rio Rico Northeast, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 90.4. This is worse than average.

City:

90.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 30.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.56
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Rio Rico Northeast-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arizona state average. It is 296% 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 371.2 miles away from Rio Rico Northeast 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 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 299.5 miles away from Rio Rico Northeast center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 291.4 miles away from the city 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 287.0 miles away from the city center
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 377.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/4/2006 at 08:32:32, a magnitude 6.7 (6.1 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.6 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 242.4 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 Santa Cruz County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rio Rico Northeast topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rio Rico Northeast:

  • DEPENDABLE HOME HEALTH - NOGALES (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; NOGALES, AZ)
  • NOGALES DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; NOGALES, AZ)
  • CARONDELET HOLY CROSS HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; NOGALES, AZ)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rio Rico Northeast:

  • Pima Community College (about 49 miles; Tucson, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 18,794)
  • University of Arizona (about 49 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 36,324)
  • Pima Medical Institute-Tucson (about 51 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • Cochise College (about 77 miles; Douglas, AZ; FT enrollment: 8,597)
  • Central Arizona College (about 107 miles; Coolidge, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • Eastern Arizona College (about 116 miles; Thatcher, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,810)
  • Arizona State University-Polytechnic (about 130 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,311)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Rio Rico Northeast: Tubac - Peck Canyon Fire Station (A), Rio Rico Fire District Station 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rio Rico Northeast include: Most Holy Nativity Catholic Church (A), Sovereign Grace Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Santa Cruz 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:

3.1 people
Arizona:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

82.6%
Whole state:

68.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.9%
Whole state:

6.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

7.0%
Whole state:

13.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.6%
Whole state:

6.2%

For population 15 years and over in Rio Rico Northeast:

Marital status in Rio Rico Northeast, AZ
  • Never married: 16.3%
  • Now married: 70.3%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

For population 25 years and over in Rio Rico Northeast:

  • High school or higher: 77.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Arizona average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rio Rico Northeast, AZ (based on Santa Cruz County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic15,2177
Evangelical Protestant2,00929
Other9663
Mainline Protestant4594
None28,769-
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: 10
This county:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Santa Cruz County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Santa Cruz County:

4.24 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
This county:

7.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.1%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Santa Cruz County:

21.6%
State:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Santa Cruz County:

15.8%
Arizona:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Rio Rico Northeast:

48.9%
State:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

49.7%
Arizona:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Rio Rico Northeast:

20.7%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.0%
Arizona:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Rio Rico Northeast:

6.8
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.0%
Arizona:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

56.8%
Arizona:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.0%
Arizona:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rio Rico Northeast, AZ Residents

4.86% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,246 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
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 Pima County, AZ  2.18% ($29,829 average AGI)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.75% ($31,163)


5.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,873 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
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 Pima County, AZ  3.17% ($35,427 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.85% ($29,829)
to Cochise County, AZ  0.12% ($25,550)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rio Rico Northeast:

  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KQTL (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAHUARITA, AZ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF TUCSON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTKT (990 AM; 10 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA LOTUS CORP.)
  • KEVT (1030 AM; 10 kW; CORTARO, AZ; Owner: ONE MART CORP.)
  • KNST (790 AM; 5 kW; TUCSON, AZ)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSAZ (580 AM; 5 kW; MARANA, AZ; Owner: OWL BROADCASTING & DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJLL (1330 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH TUCSON, AZ; Owner: HUDSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KGVY (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GREEN VALLEY, AZ; Owner: GREEN VALLEY BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rio Rico Northeast:

  • KWFM-FM (97.1 FM; GREEN VALLEY, AZ; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K261CK (100.1 FM; SAN XAVIER, AZ; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KXCI (91.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FOUNDATION FOR CREATIVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZLZ-FM2 (105.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K263AA (100.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K255AC (98.9 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMMUN. COLLEGE DIST)
  • KUAT-FM (90.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • K292CM (106.3 FM; SUMMERHAVEN, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA LOTUS CORPORATION)
  • KZLZ-FM1 (105.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KGMG (106.3 FM; ORACLE, AZ; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KIIM-FM (99.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOYT (92.9 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHYT (107.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRQQ (93.7 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCDX (103.1 FM; FLORENCE, AZ; Owner: DESERT WEST AIR RANCHERS CORPORATION)
  • KMXZ-FM (94.9 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOFH (99.1 FM; NOGALES, AZ; Owner: FELIX CORPORATION)
  • KLPX (96.1 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA LOTUS CORPORATION)
  • KRMB (90.1 FM; BISBEE, AZ; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KCDQ (95.3 FM; DOUGLAS, AZ; Owner: COCHISE BROADCASTING, LLC (A WYOMING LLC))

TV broadcast stations around Rio Rico Northeast:

  • KMSB-TV (Channel 11; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: KMSB-TV, INC.)
Rio Rico Northeast fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Rio Rico Northeast fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 5.0mTotal length
  • 7,290Total average daily traffic
  • 1,159Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,310Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rio Rico Northeast, AZ
  • 52.5%Electricity
  • 25.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.6%Utility gas
  • 2.5%Wood
  • 1.0%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rio Rico Northeast, AZ
  • 40.9%Electricity
  • 34.3%Utility gas
  • 17.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.3%Wood


Rio Rico Northeast compared to Arizona state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above 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.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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