Salome, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 1,530. Population change since 2000: -9.5%
Males: 820  (53.7%)
Females: 710  (46.3%)
Median resident age:  64.4 years
Arizona median age:  33.8 years

Zip codes: 85348.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,671 (it was $22,866 in 2000)
Salome:

$27,671
AZ:

$47,826
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,901 (it was $12,872 in 2000)

Salome CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $74,846 (it was $47,100 in 2000)
Salome:

$74,846
AZ:

$151,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $105,263; Detached houses: $122,242; Mobile homes: $75,887; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $20,339

Median gross rent in 2012: $509.

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Salome races chart
  • White alone - 1,255 (82.0%)
  • Hispanic - 241 (15.8%)
  • Two or more races - 15 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.07%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Salome: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (18.0%), Irish (16.7%), English (12.4%), Dutch (3.7%), Scotch-Irish (3.1%), French (2.7%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 1870 feet

Land area: 27.4 square miles.

Population density: 56 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Salome,AZ real estate house value index trend

Salome, Arizona map

For population 25 years and over in Salome:

  • High school or higher: 72.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 15.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Salome CDP:

  • Never married: 13.9%
  • Now married: 61.8%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

295 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe).

This place:  19.2%
Arizona:  13.4%



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Salome, Arizona as of January 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Salome to the number of sex offenders is 765 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $692 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $660 (0.9%)

Salome satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Peoria, AZ (78.5 miles , pop. 108,364).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Glendale, AZ (82.1 miles , pop. 218,812).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (89.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Wenden, AZ (2.4 miles ), Vicksburg, AZ (2.9 miles ), Sunwest, AZ (3.7 miles) , Utting, AZ (4.1 miles) , Brenda, AZ (4.5 miles ), Bouse, AZ (5.1 miles ), Aguila, AZ (5.3 miles ), Alamo Lake, AZ (5.9 miles) .

Latitude: 33.76 N, Longitude: 113.61 W

Area code: 928

Salome household income distribution Salome home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.6%
Arizona:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (35%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (48%)
  • Utilities (27%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Educational services (2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (16%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (15%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9%)
  • Child care workers (9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (6%)

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

Average climate in Salome, Arizona

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Earthquake activity:

Salome-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Arizona state average. It is 534% 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 170.2 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 169.9 miles away from Salome center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 126.2 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 145.2 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 134.5 miles away from Salome center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 319.4 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 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: 3, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Airports located in Salome:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Salome:

  • Estrella Mountain Community College (about 76 miles; Avondale, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 4,932)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc (about 79 miles; Avondale, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,860)
  • Glendale Community College (about 83 miles; Glendale, AZ; FT enrollment: 12,533)
  • Arizona State University-West (about 85 miles; Glendale, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,454)
  • Yavapai College (about 86 miles; Prescott, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc-Motorcycle Mechanics Institute Division (about 86 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,976)
  • Grand Canyon University (about 87 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 44,186)

Public elementary/middle schools in Salome:

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Notable locations in Salome: Arizona Public Service Salome Substation (A), Salome Railroad Station (B), Salome Sheriffs Office (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Salome Wash (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Salome: Centennial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

La Paz County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Salome and their reported violations in the past:

WAGON WEST RV PARK (Population served: 416, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Salome that have no violations reported:

  • PRICKLEY PEAR RV PARK (Population served: 48, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 35.7%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 65.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 73.8% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.5%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.7%
Whole state:  7.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Salome, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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Salome compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Salome travel time to work - commute Salome mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (46%)
  • Utility gas (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • No fuel used (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Salome CDP (based on La Paz County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 24.49%
Here: 24.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodChristian and Missionary Alliance
Adherents31.0%17.0%15.6%4.8%4.5%
Congregations14.8%11.1%3.7%14.8%3.7%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristJewishConservative Baptist Association of AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents4.2%4.1%4.1%3.2%11.6%
Congregations3.7%3.7%11.1%3.7%29.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
La Paz County:

3.98 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
La Paz County:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

11.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.2%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
La Paz County:

28.0%
Arizona:

22.8%

11.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200534,189 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.28%
Arizona average:

8.20%

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:
from Maricopa County, AZ  1.18% ($20,000 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.96% ($40,500)
from Mohave County, AZ  0.76% ($33,711)


10.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200633,561 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.32%
Arizona average:

5.96%

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:
to Maricopa County, AZ  1.55% ($29,091 average AGI)
to Mohave County, AZ  1.31% ($30,446)
to Riverside County, CA  0.48% ($54,583)

Strongest AM radio stations in Salome:

  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KXEM (1010 AM; 15 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES OF PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Salome:

  • KSWG (94.1 FM; WICKENBURG, AZ; Owner: CIRCLE S BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • K263AI (100.5 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: DONALD F. HENDREN)
  • KLNZ (103.5 FM; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZUL-FM (104.5 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: MAD DOG WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KRCY-FM (96.7 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: RICK L. MURPHY)
  • KJJJ (102.3 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: STEVEN M. GREELEY)
  • KRRK (101.1 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: SMOKE AND MIRRORS, LLC)
  • KBAQ (89.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KWFH (90.1 FM; PARKER, AZ; Owner: DESERT VIEW BAPTIST CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Salome:

  • W64AN (Channel 64; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)

Salome fatal accident list:

Nov 17, 2007 05:09 PM, Salome Rd, Lat: 33.73544, Lon: -113.52791, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 26, 1999 09:33 PM, Harquahala Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Salome)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 66760 Ave B (Lat: 33.779194 Lon: -113.614639), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: KNFC380
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.900 MHz, 469.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/28/2012, Expiration Date: 03/17/2022, Cancellation Date: 01/04/2013
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 2099 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Suite #100, Washington, DC 20006-6801, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • 17 Mi Se (Lat: 33.538917 Lon: -113.454917), Call Sign: KQT825, Licensee ID: L00007524
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.7400 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/20/1999, Expiration Date: 03/29/2004, Cancellation Date: 05/30/2004
    Registrant: El Paso Natural Gas Company, Bloomfield, NM 87413, Phone: (505) 632-6566, Fax: (505) 632-6514, Email:
  • Black Rock Hill 47.1 Mi Wnw Of Wintersburg (Lat: 33.593639 Lon: -113.623250), Structure height: 77 m, Call Sign: WNZM407, Licensee ID: L00265137
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.525 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/27/1997, Expiration Date: 05/27/2002, Cancellation Date: 09/29/2002, Certifier: R Dean Meiszer
    Registrant: Lb Tower Company LLC, 441 Vine Street, Suite 3900, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3011, Phone: (513) 381-7775, Fax: (513) 381-1292
  • 17 Mi Se (Lat: 33.538917 Lon: -113.454917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WQAX364
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.7400 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/23/2004, Expiration Date: 08/23/2014, Certifier: Wynona Quintana
    Registrant: El Paso Natural Gas Company, L.L.C., Bloomfield, NM 87413, Phone: (505) 632-6574, Fax: (505) 632-6514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Salome)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

62 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Salome)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Salome, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1676.5 years
James1575.5 years
William1172.6 years
Robert1172.4 years
Donald966.4 years
Charles877.3 years
Clarence775.0 years
Helen778.8 years
Dorothy776.4 years
Richard768.3 years
Most common last names in Salome, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown1081.4 years
Davis672.7 years
Smith677.3 years
Campbell579.6 years
Nelson571.6 years
Thomas573.4 years
Wolfe567.4 years
Foster477.2 years
Matthews467.5 years
Phillips474.0 years

Businesses in Salome, AZ

  • UPS: 1

Salome on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely gay men couples (counted as self-reported male-male unmarried-partner households)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other financial specialists"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Professional and related occupations:"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Broadcasting and telecommunications"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of days clear of clouds"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average sunshine amount"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest daily high temperatures"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the hottest summers"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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