San Carlos, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 4,038. Population change since 2000: +8.7%
Males: 1,983  (49.1%)
Females: 2,055  (50.9%)
Median resident age:  24.7 years
Arizona median age:  33.8 years

Zip codes: 85550.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $22,548 (it was $13,412 in 2000)
San Carlos:

$22,548
AZ:

$47,826
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $8,013 (it was $4,615 in 2000)

San Carlos CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $48,232 (it was $25,200 in 2000)
San Carlos:

$48,232
AZ:

$151,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $71,778; Detached houses: $73,305; Mobile homes: $56,878

Median gross rent in 2012: $323.

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  • American Indian alone - 3,828 (94.8%)
  • Hispanic - 118 (2.9%)
  • White alone - 62 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 27 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.07%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in San Carlos: 77.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (1.0%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 2626 feet

Land area: 8.83 square miles.

Population density: 457 people per square mile   (low).

San Carlos, Arizona map

For population 25 years and over in San Carlos:

  • High school or higher: 67.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 44.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in San Carlos CDP:

  • Never married: 47.9%
  • Now married: 32.1%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

39 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.8%
Arizona:  13.4%



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in San Carlos, Arizona as of May 23, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in San Carlos to the number of sex offenders is 337 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $313 (0.5%)

San Carlos satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Pinal, AZ (54.7 miles , pop. 59,965).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Mesa, AZ (74.4 miles , pop. 396,375).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (94.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Peridot, AZ (1.8 miles ), Cutter, AZ (3.3 miles) , East Globe, AZ (3.8 miles ), Pinal, AZ (4.1 miles ), Reservation, AZ (4.2 miles ), Six Shooter Canyon, AZ (4.3 miles ), Copper Hill, AZ (4.3 miles) , Globe, AZ (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 33.35 N, Longitude: 110.46 W

Area code: 928

San Carlos household income distribution San Carlos home values distribution

San Carlos tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.6%
Arizona:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (19%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (22%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (12%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)

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

Average climate in San Carlos, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

San Carlos-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arizona state average. It is 328% 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 353.8 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 302.9 miles away from San Carlos center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
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 352.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 310.8 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 302.4 miles away from San Carlos center
On 11/24/1987 at 13:15:56, a magnitude 6.7 (6.0 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.7 ML, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 318.4 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 Gila County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Fires: 6, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
San Carlos topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in San Carlos:

  • SAN CARLOS INDIAN HOSPITAL (Government - Federal, 223 CIBECUE CIRCLE ROAD)

Airports located in San Carlos:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to San Carlos:

  • Eastern Arizona College (about 54 miles; Thatcher, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 3,810)
  • Arizona State University-Polytechnic (about 71 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,311)
  • Central Arizona College (about 75 miles; Coolidge, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • Chandler-Gilbert Community College (about 78 miles; Chandler, AZ; FT enrollment: 8,047)
  • Pima Medical Institute-Tucson (about 81 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • Mesa Community College (about 82 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 14,726)
  • Pima Community College (about 82 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 18,794)

Public elementary/middle schools in San Carlos:

Private elementary/middle school in San Carlos:

  • ST CHARLES SCHOOL (Students: 122; Location: 355 SAN CARLOS AVE; Grades: KG - 6)

Library in San Carlos:

  • SAN CARLOS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $62,400; Location: 89 SAN CARLOS AVE.; 6,970 books; 140 audio materials; 396 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 39 state licensed databases; 32 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in San Carlos: San Carlos Apache Police Department (A), San Carlos Indian Agency (B), San Carlos Police Station (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Maltazan Tank (A), Telephone Tank (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hackberry Creek (A), Gilson Wash (B), Sevenmile Wash (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Best Western Apache Gold Hotel (PO Box 1210).

Gila 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 49.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.3
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 21.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.3
U.S.:

20.2
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 52.1%
(23.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 54.2% for American Indian residents, 7.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  4.4 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  82.9%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  11.2%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in San Carlos in 2000:

  • 19 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 2 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

San Carlos, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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San Carlos compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above 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.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

San Carlos travel time to work - commute San Carlos mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Wood (24%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for San Carlos CDP (based on Gila County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.00%
Here: 44.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Adherents33.3%18.6%18.4%5.9%5.8%
Congregations9.5%16.2%14.9%9.5%5.4%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEvangelical Free Church of AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents3.0%2.1%1.5%1.3%10.0%
Congregations4.1%2.7%1.4%4.1%32.4%
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: 7
Gila County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Gila County:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Gila County:

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Here:

9.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.4%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Gila County:

27.1%
Arizona:

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

12.9%
State:

14.2%

6.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,679 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
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 Maricopa County, AZ  2.56% ($40,824 average AGI)
from Pinal County, AZ  0.50% ($35,648)
from Pima County, AZ  0.34% ($24,817)


6.83% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,678 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.83%
Arizona average:

5.60%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Maricopa County, AZ  2.59% ($32,731 average AGI)
to Pinal County, AZ  0.66% ($43,557)
to Pima County, AZ  0.33% ($40,105)

Strongest AM radio stations in San Carlos:

  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • 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.)
  • KJAA (1240 AM; 1 kW; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: GOOD MUSIC, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KEVT (1030 AM; 10 kW; CORTARO, AZ; Owner: ONE MART CORP.)
  • KIKO (1340 AM; 1 kW; MIAMI, AZ; Owner: SHOECRAFT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KTKT (990 AM; 10 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA LOTUS CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in San Carlos:

  • KRXS-FM (97.3 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: LINDA C. POTYKA)
  • KVJC (91.9 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KMRR (100.3 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCDX (103.1 FM; FLORENCE, AZ; Owner: DESERT WEST AIR RANCHERS CORPORATION)
  • KGMG (106.3 FM; ORACLE, AZ; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXKQ (94.1 FM; SAFFORD, AZ; Owner: MCMURRAY COMMUNICATIONS, 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)
  • K208BT (89.5 FM; SAFFORD, AZ; Owner: AZ BD OF REGENTS/UNIV. OF ARIZONA)
  • 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)
  • KWRQ (102.3 FM; CLIFTON, AZ; Owner: MCMURRAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

San Carlos, Arizona:
  • Fatal accident count: 13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 38
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Arizona average:
  • Fatal accident count: 276
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 440
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 101
  • Fatalities: 298
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 783
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 50
See more detailed statistics of San Carlos fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 39 meters (128ft)
Total average daily traffic: 3,160
Total average daily truck traffic: 154
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 3,690

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in San Carlos)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Black River Pump Station, San Carlos Apache Reservation (Lat: 33.478333 Lon: -109.750556), Call Sign: WQCY564, Licensee ID: L00435430
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.475 MHz, 461.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/23/2005, Expiration Date: 06/23/2015, Certifier: Jacqueline L Mull
    Registrant: Black River Pump Station, San Carlos, AZ 85550, Phone: (928) 475-4746, Fax: (928) 475-4819, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • San Carlos Studio, 75 White Mountain Ave. (Lat: 33.353583 Lon: -110.449889), Type: Bant, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: WQQC271
    Assigned Frequencies: 948.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/22/2012, Expiration Date: 10/01/2013, Certifier: Terry Rambler
    Registrant: The Sanchez Law Firm P.C., 2300 M. Street N.W., Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 237-2814, Fax: (202) 237-5614, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • San Carlos Apache Airport (Lat: 33.354167 Lon: -110.664167), Type: Ntower, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 10 m, Call Sign: WPYW924
    Assigned Frequencies: 120.075 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/25/2008, Expiration Date: 11/19/2018
    Registrant: Armstrong Consultants, Inc., 861 Rood Ave., Grand Junction, CO 81501, Phone: (970) 242-0101, Fax: (970) 241-1769, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in San Carlos, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1266.1 years
Frank1273.3 years
George1072.9 years
Fannie778.3 years
Harry767.9 years
James686.8 years
Herbert664.5 years
Alice580.4 years
Donald575.4 years
Joseph572.0 years
Most common last names in San Carlos, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Stevens1670.1 years
Patten1660.1 years
Cassa1470.0 years
Bendle1267.2 years
Smith1261.6 years
Victor1163.2 years
Harney1168.3 years
Boni1068.8 years
Steele1065.7 years
Goode964.6 years

Businesses in San Carlos, AZ

  • Best Western: 1

San Carlos on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Arts, entertainment, and recreation"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Public administration"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Education, training, and library occupations:"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average sunshine amount"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of days clear of clouds"
  • #9 (85550) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other groups first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #16 (85550) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking other language at home (pop 5,000+)"
  • #89 (85550) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #98 (85550) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2004 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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