Rock Point, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 642. Population change since 2000: -11.3%
Males: 293  (45.8%)
Females: 349  (54.2%)
Median resident age:  34.1 years
Arizona median age:  37.5 years

Zip codes: 86545.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $24,577 (it was $25,208 in 2000)
Rock Point:

$24,577
AZ:

$53,558

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $9,526 (it was $8,320 in 2000)

Rock Point CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $58,408 (it was $30,700 in 2000)
Rock Point:

$58,408
AZ:

$205,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $78,690; Detached houses: $90,079; Mobile homes: $39,451

Median gross rent in 2016: $419.

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  • Races in Rock Point, AZ (2010)

    Rock Point races chart
    • 61696.0%American Indian alone
    • 111.7%Hispanic
    • 50.8%White alone
    • 50.8%Asian alone
    • 50.8%Two or more races

Races in Rock Point detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Rock Point: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5003 feet

Land area: 13.8 square miles.

Population density: 47 people per square mile   (very low).

Rock Point, Arizona map

For population 25 years and over in Rock Point:

  • High school or higher: 69.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 23.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 40.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rock Point CDP:

  • Never married: 49.8%
  • Now married: 40.7%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 4.1%

5 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.0%
Arizona:

13.4%



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Rock Point, Arizona as of February 20, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Rock Point to the number of sex offenders is 164 to 1.


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

Rock Point CDP:  0.8% ($246)
Arizona:  0.9% ($962)
Rock Point satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Coconino, AZ (153.0 miles , pop. 74,488).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (202.2 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (260.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Dennehotso, AZ (3.9 miles ), Sweetwater, AZ (4.0 miles ), Round Rock, AZ (4.2 miles ), Red Mesa, AZ (4.6 miles ), Rough Rock, AZ (5.0 miles ), Many Farms, AZ (5.0 miles ), Chilchinbito, AZ (5.3 miles ), Lukachukai, AZ (5.5 miles ).

Latitude: 36.72 N, Longitude: 109.63 W

Area code: 928

Rock Point household income distribution Rock Point home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

13.3%
Arizona:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (54%)
  • Construction (23%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Educational services (58%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (36%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Rock Point: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Rock Point, Arizona

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Earthquake activity:

Rock Point-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arizona state average. It is 342% 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 426.7 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 412.0 miles away from Rock Point center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 420.5 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 499.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 538.6 miles away from Rock Point center, causing $50,000,000 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 213.9 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 Apache County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Fires: 3, Storms: 3, 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).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rock Point:

  • San Juan College (about 81 miles; Farmington, NM; Full-time enrollment: 5,112)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 105 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • Coconino Community College (about 156 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,090)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 156 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 22,494)
  • Colorado Mesa University (about 174 miles; Grand Junction, CO; FT enrollment: 7,671)
  • Western State Colorado University (about 195 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 201 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)

Public high school in Rock Point:

  • ROCK POINT COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Location: STATE HWY 191, Grades: KG-12)

Private elementary/middle school in Rock Point:

  • NAVAJO LUTHERAN MISSION (Students: 64, Location: 1 MISSION LN, Grades: KG-6)

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Notable locations in Rock Point: Rock Point Trading Post (A), Rock Point Community School Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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 2016: 52.2%
(53.4% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.9 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  78.3%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.8%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

22.1
Arizona average:

12.5

Rock Point travel time to work - commute Rock Point mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Rock Point 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:
Rock Point:

45.4%
Arizona:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Rock Point:

43.3%
Arizona:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Rock Point:

28.8
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

28.3%
Arizona:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.7%
Arizona:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Rock Point:

6.5
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

28.7%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

51.1%
State:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Rock Point:

81.1%
Arizona:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rock Point, 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 Rock Point:

  • 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.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KENN (1390 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KNDN (960 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: BASIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rock Point:

  • KFXR-FM (107.3 FM; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K289AD (105.7 FM; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: PROCLAIMING CHRIST'S LOVE MINISTRIES)
  • KRTZ (98.7 FM; CORTEZ, CO; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO., LLC)
  • K248AJ (97.5 FM; MONTICELLO, UT; Owner: PROCLAIMING CHRIST'S LOVE MINISTRIES)

TV broadcast stations around Rock Point:

  • K56CC (Channel 56; ROCK POINT, AZ; Owner: ROCK POINT SCHOOL ,INC.)
  • K08HQ (Channel 8; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)

Rock Point fatal accident list:

May 12, 2002 03:48 AM, Us-191, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 46m151ftTotal length
  • $457,468,000Total costs
  • 32,149Total average daily traffic
  • 771Total average daily truck traffic
  • 46,717Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • .24 Miles South Of Ir 35 And .2 Miles East Of Ir 353 (Lat: 36.726333 Lon: -109.610278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WPVI996
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 05/30/2012, Expiration Date: 06/25/2022, Certifier: Brian A SchuchmanRegistrant: Rini O\'Neil, Pc, 1200 New Hampshire Ave Nw, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 955-5516, Fax: (202) 296-2014, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • MONROE KEEDO, Rock Point Nuta Water Tank (Lat: 36.726139 Lon: -109.610167), Type: 36.8, Overall height: 36.6 m, Registrant: 9287295721, Monorek@ntua.Com, NORTH INDIAN ROUTE 12
  • Renee Chappell, Rock Point Chapter House On Hwy 191.5 Mi. S Of Bia N35 (Lat: 36.720194 Lon: -109.625556), Type: 48.7, Overall height: 48.7 m, Registrant: 9285370690, Rchappell@cellularoneaz.Com, 1500 S. WHITE MOUNTAIN RD.
  • Renee Chappell, Rock Point Chapter House On Hwy 191.5 Mi. S Of Bia N35 (Lat: 36.720194 Lon: -109.625556), Type: 48.7, Overall height: 48.7 m, Registrant: 9285370690, Rchappell@cellularoneaz.Com, 1500 S. WHITE MOUNTAIN RD.
  • Lester Lee, Rock Point Nuta Water Tank (Lat: 36.726139 Lon: -109.610167), Type: 36.8, Structure height: 04001 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Registrant: 9287295721, Monorek@ntua.Com, NORTH INDIAN ROUTE 12
  • Gwen Sherwood, Rock Point Chapter House On Hwy 191.5 Mi. S Of Bia N35 (Lat: 36.720194 Lon: -109.625556), Type: 48.7, Structure height: 04001 m, Overall height: 48.7 m, Licensee ID: C, Registrant: 9285370375, Gpine@cellularoneaz.Com, 1500 S. WHITE MOUNTAIN RD
  • Ella McNeil, Rock Point Chapter House On Hwy 191.5 Mi. S Of Bia N35 (Lat: 36.720194 Lon: -109.625556), Type: 48.7, Structure height: 04001 m, Overall height: 48.7 m, Registrant: 9285370690, Emcneil@cellularoneaz.Com, 1500 SOUTH WHITE MOUNTAIN RD STE 10

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • ROCKPOINT, Rock Point Zip:86545 R191 (Lat: 36.720222 Lon: -109.625556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.8 m, Call Sign: WQKQ775
    Assigned Frequencies: 11365.0 MHzGrant Date: 08/17/2009, Expiration Date: 08/17/2019, Certifier: Melissa CovingtonRegistrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8678, Fax: (703) 584-8694, Email:
  • Rock Point, Rock Point Nuta Water Tank (Lat: 36.726139 Lon: -109.610167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 36.8 m, Call Sign: WQPF281
    Assigned Frequencies: 17820.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHzGrant Date: 04/30/2012, Expiration Date: 04/30/2022, Certifier: Lester LeeRegistrant: Americas Communications LLC, 3702 East Roeser Rd Suite 5, Phoenix, AZ 85040, Phone: (602) 304-1760, Fax: (877) 284-0791, Email:
  • Rock Point Chapter H, Rock Point Chapter House (Lat: 36.720194 Lon: -109.626417), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQPF722
    Assigned Frequencies: 19380.0 MHz, 19380.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHzGrant Date: 05/03/2012, Expiration Date: 05/03/2022, Certifier: Lester LeeRegistrant: Americas Communications LLC, 3702 East Roeser Rd Suite 5, Phoenix, AZ 85040, Phone: (602) 304-1760, Fax: (877) 284-0791, Email:
  • .25 Miles Ne Of Rock Point Trading (Lat: 36.721667 Lon: -109.623139), Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WLD255, Licensee ID: L00060266
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.000 MHzGrant Date: 02/26/1985, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021Registrant: Ramah Navajo School Board, Inc., P. O. Box 40, Pine Hill, NM 87357

Most common first names in Rock Point, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary481.0 years
Joe365.6 years
John375.4 years
Elizabeth276.0 years
Elsie278.5 years
Annie270.4 years
Nellie282.5 years
Most common last names in Rock Point, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Begay979.1 years
Benally574.0 years
Tsosie575.8 years
Yazzie381.7 years
Smiley378.0 years
Jones256.5 years
Johnson288.0 years
John281.6 years
Nih245.0 years
Pahe266.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (62%)
  • Utility gas (14%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Rock Point compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median household income below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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