Rio Rico Northwest, Arizona

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Population in July 2007: 3,192.
Males: 1,530  (48.0%)
Females: 1,662  (52.0%)
Median resident age:  24.1 years
Arizona median age:  34.2 years

Zip codes: 85648.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,468 (it was $31,068 in 2000)
Rio Rico Northwest:

$38,468
AZ:

$48,510

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $11,984 (it was $9,078 in 2000)

Rio Rico Northwest CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $120,893 (it was $79,700 in 2000)
Rio Rico Northwest:

$120,893
AZ:

$166,000
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  • Races in Rio Rico Northwest, AZ (2000)

    Rio Rico Northwest races chart
    • 2,51687.3%Hispanic
    • 30710.7%White alone
    • 281.0%Asian alone
    • 110.4%American Indian alone
    • 110.4%Two or more races
    • 90.3%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Rio Rico Northwest: 92.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (3.3%), Irish (2.4%), United States (2.0%), English (1.4%), French (1.2%), Scottish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Land area: 16.1 square miles.

Population density: 198 people per square mile   (very low).

Rio Rico Northwest,AZ real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Rio Rico Northwest:

  • High school or higher: 62.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rio Rico Northwest CDP:

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 59.7%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

1,195 residents are foreign born (39.6% Latin America).

This place:

41.5%
Arizona:

13.5%

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

Rio Rico Northwest CDP:  1.1% ($850)
Arizona:  0.9% ($962)
Rio Rico Northwest satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Arivaca, AZ (28.8 miles , pop. 50,441).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tucson, AZ (50.0 miles , pop. 486,699).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (153.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Rio Rico, AZ (1.7 miles ), Rio Rico Northeast, AZ (1.8 miles ), Rio Rico Southwest, AZ (1.8 miles ), Tumacacori-Carmen, AZ (2.2 miles ), Rio Rico Southeast, AZ (2.3 miles ), Tubac, AZ (3.0 miles ), Nogales, AZ (3.3 miles ), Beyerville, AZ (3.3 miles) .

Latitude: 31.50 N, Longitude: 111.02 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 520

Rio Rico Northwest household income distribution Rio Rico Northwest home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

15.2%
Arizona:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (5%)
  • Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers (4%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Health care (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)

Work and jobs in Rio Rico Northwest: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Rio Rico Northwest, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Rio Rico Northwest-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arizona state average. It is 297% 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 370.4 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 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 298.3 miles away from Rio Rico Northwest center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 289.8 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 285.6 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 377.2 miles away from Rio Rico Northwest 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 239.8 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 (12).
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 Northwest topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rio Rico Northwest:

  • DEPENDABLE HOME HEALTH - NOGALES (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; NOGALES, AZ)
  • NOGALES DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; NOGALES, AZ)
  • CARONDELET HOLY CROSS HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; NOGALES, AZ)

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

  • Pima Community College (about 51 miles; Tucson, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 18,794)
  • University of Arizona (about 52 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 36,324)
  • Pima Medical Institute-Tucson (about 53 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • Cochise College (about 79 miles; Douglas, AZ; FT enrollment: 8,597)
  • Central Arizona College (about 108 miles; Coolidge, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • Eastern Arizona College (about 119 miles; Thatcher, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,810)
  • Arizona State University-Polytechnic (about 132 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,311)

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Notable locations in Rio Rico Northwest: Cumming Ranch (A), Kane Ranch (B), Lowell Ranch (C), Rio Rico Landfill (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Mesa Side Tank (A), Hidden Tank (B), CCC Tank (C), Buckshot Tank (D). 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 123. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

123
U.S.:

74

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 48.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

48.2
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.82. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.82
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This place:  3.7 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  84.2%
Whole state:  68.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.6%
Whole state:  6.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

15.8%
Whole state:

13.9%

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

6.1%
Whole state:

6.2%

Rio Rico Northwest compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.3
Arizona average:

13.1

Rio Rico Northwest travel time to work - commute Rio Rico Northwest mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (39%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Rio Rico Northwest CDP (based on Santa Cruz County data)

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
Santa Cruz 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.
State:

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

7.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.1%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Santa Cruz County:

21.6%
Arizona:

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

15.8%
State:

14.2%

4.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,489 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
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 Pima County, AZ  1.95% ($33,555 average AGI)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.69% ($24,915)
from Cochise County, AZ  0.16% ($46,375)


5.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,122 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
Arizona average:

5.60%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($656 average AGI)
Santa Cruz County:

0.08%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pima County, AZ  2.76% ($34,930 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.66% ($24,725)
to Cochise County, AZ  0.20% ($33,129)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rio Rico Northwest:

  • 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 Northwest:

  • 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)
  • KOFH (99.1 FM; NOGALES, AZ; Owner: FELIX CORPORATION)
  • KCDX (103.1 FM; FLORENCE, AZ; Owner: DESERT WEST AIR RANCHERS 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)
  • KMXZ-FM (94.9 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST 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 Northwest:

  • KMSB-TV (Channel 11; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: KMSB-TV, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 9m30ftTotal length
  • $864,000Total costs
  • 39,910Total average daily traffic
  • 3,966Total average daily truck traffic
  • 39,950Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

Rio Rico Northwest on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Life, physical, and social science technicians"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Personal appearance workers"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between daily high and daily low temperatures"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Top executives"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average sunshine amount"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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