Santan, Arizona

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Population in July 2007: 1,086.
Males: 482  (44.4%)
Females: 604  (55.6%)
Median resident age:

23.5 years
Arizona median age:

34.2 years

Zip codes: 85247.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $24,505 (it was $16,645 in 2000)
Santan:

$24,505
AZ:

$56,581

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $10,281 (it was $7,090 in 2000)

Santan CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $80,165 (it was $34,000 in 2000)
Santan:

$80,165
AZ:

$223,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $195,692; detached houses: $217,267; townhouses or other attached units: $303,439; in 2-unit structures: $104,359; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $109,317; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $141,061; mobile homes: $77,596; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $27,976
March 2019 cost of living index in Santan: 89.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Santan, AZ (2000)
    • 54683.9%American Indian alone
    • 8312.7%Hispanic
    • 101.5%White alone
    • 91.4%Two or more races
    • 30.5%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: German (11.5%), Polish (11.5%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 1234 feet

Land area: 6.42 square miles.

Population density: 169 people per square mile   (very low).

Santan, Arizona map

24 residents are foreign born (3.7% Latin America).

This place:

3.7%
Arizona:

12.8%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Santan CDP:

1.2% ($420)
Arizona:

0.9% ($962)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chandler, AZ (10.7 miles , pop. 176,581).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Mesa, AZ (18.2 miles , pop. 396,375).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (30.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Stotonic Village, AZ (0.9 miles ),
Lower Santan Village, AZ (1.1 miles ),
Sweet Water Village, AZ (1.7 miles),
Gila River, AZ (1.7 miles ),
Upper Santan Village, AZ (2.1 miles ),
Goodyear Village, AZ (2.3 miles ),
Casa Blanca, AZ (2.3 miles ),
Wet Camp Village, AZ (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 33.15 N, Longitude: 111.80 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 520

Distribution of median household income in Santan, AZ in 2017
Santan satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.8%
Arizona:

4.6%
Most common industries in Santan, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (25.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.2%)
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.3%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (7.6%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (38.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (19.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (12.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (12.5%)
  • Machinery (10.4%)
  • Chemicals (6.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (33.3%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (22.9%)
  • Educational services (22.9%)
  • Public administration (20.8%)
  • Food (0.0%)
Most common occupations in Santan, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Construction laborers (19.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (13.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (8.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction laborers (29.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (19.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12.5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (12.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.4%)
  • Electricians (9.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (33.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (22.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (22.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (20.8%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (0.0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (0.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (0.0%)

Average climate in Santan, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Santan, Arizona average temperatures Santan, Arizona average precipitation Santan, Arizona humidity Santan, Arizona wind speed Santan, Arizona snowfall Santan, Arizona sunshine Santan, Arizona clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 256. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

256
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.294. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.294
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 13.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.7
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.32. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.32
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 45.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

45.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.06. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.06
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Santan-area historical earthquake activity is near Arizona state average. It is 402% 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 281.4 miles away from Santan 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 225.5 miles away from Santan 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 282.3 miles away from Santan center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 232.1 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 223.8 miles away from Santan center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 431.6 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 Pinal County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Fires: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Santan topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Santan:

  • SUN LAKES DIALYSIS (FMC) (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; SUN LAKES, AZ)
  • GILA RIVER DIALYSIS EAST (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; SACATON, AZ)
  • GILBERT HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; GILBERT, AZ)
  • BANNER HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; GILBERT, AZ)
  • ARCHSTONE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CHANDLER, AZ)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF CHANDLER (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; CHANDLER, AZ)
  • DESERT COVE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CHANDLER, AZ)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Santan:

  • Chandler-Gilbert Community College (about 10 miles; Chandler, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 8,047)
  • Arizona State University-Polytechnic (about 13 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,311)
  • Central Arizona College (about 17 miles; Coolidge, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • Mesa Community College (about 17 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 14,726)
  • University of Phoenix-Phoenix Campus (about 20 miles; Tempe, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,862)
  • Arizona State University-Tempe (about 21 miles; Tempe, AZ; FT enrollment: 45,951)
  • University of Phoenix-Online Campus (about 21 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 155,655)

Points of interest:

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Church in Santan: Lower Santan Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Pinal 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:

4.0 people
Arizona:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

83.4%
Whole state:

68.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

11.0%
Whole state:

6.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.8% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

46.2%
Whole state:

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

30.2%
Whole state:

6.2%

For population 15 years and over in Santan:

Marital status in Santan, AZ
  • Never married: 58.8%
  • Now married: 29.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

For population 25 years and over in Santan:

  • High school or higher: 42.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 20.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 59.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Arizona average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Santan, AZ (based on Pinal County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic39,26820
Evangelical Protestant20,514155
Other15,39445
Mainline Protestant5,86921
Black Protestant3693
Orthodox2001
None294,156-
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: 34
Here:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Pinal County:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 60
This county:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 107
This county:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

8.0%
State:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.1%
Arizona:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.4%
Arizona:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Santan:

44.2%
Arizona:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Santan:

43.9%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

31.4%
Arizona:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Santan:

5.1%
Arizona:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Santan:

6.4
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
Santan:

29.5%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

50.6%
Arizona:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Santan:

80.8%
Arizona:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Santan, AZ Residents

12.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,139 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.20%
Arizona average:

6.11%

0.42% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,260 average AGI)
Pinal County:

0.42%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Maricopa County, AZ  5.53% ($45,912 average AGI)
from Pima County, AZ  0.56% ($46,528)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.17% ($48,430)


9.22% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,381 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.22%
Arizona average:

5.15%

0.40% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,826 average AGI)
Pinal County:

0.40%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Maricopa County, AZ  4.76% ($45,480 average AGI)
to Pima County, AZ  0.49% ($46,716)
to Yavapai County, AZ  0.10% ($53,527)

Strongest AM radio stations in Santan:

  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KFYI (550 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KDUS (1060 AM; 5 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: TEMPE RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEM (1010 AM; 15 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES OF PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KCKY (1150 AM; 5 kW; COOLIDGE, AZ; Owner: CORTARO BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KASA (1540 AM; 10 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KASA RADIO HOGAR, INC.)
  • KTAR (620 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXAM (1310 AM; 5 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: EMBEE BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Santan:

  • KSLX-FM (100.7 FM; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Owner: CACTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KKLT (98.7 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KZON (101.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKFR (92.3 FM; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KESZ (99.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOOL-FM (94.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KEDJ (103.9 FM; GILBERT, AZ; Owner: NPR PHOENIX, LLC)
  • KUPD (97.9 FM; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: TEMPE RADIO, INC.)
  • KNIX-FM (102.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KJZZ (91.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KFLR-FM (90.3 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYOT-FM (95.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMXP (96.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZZP (104.7 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDKB (93.3 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: MESA RADIO, INC.)
  • K240CV (95.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ZORBA RESOURCES, INC.)
  • K207CO (89.3 FM; SUN LAKES, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA CNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST)
  • K216FO (91.1 FM; GUADALUPE, AZ; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • K224CJ (92.7 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ZORBA RESOURCES, INC.)
  • KCDX (103.1 FM; FLORENCE, AZ; Owner: DESERT WEST AIR RANCHERS CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Santan:

  • KAET (Channel 8; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KPHO-TV (Channel 5; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KTVK (Channel 3; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KTVK, INC.)
  • KPPX (Channel 51; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: AMERICA 51, L.P.)
  • KUTP (Channel 45; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPNX (Channel 12; MESA, AZ; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSAZ-TV (Channel 10; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KSAZ LICENSE, INC.)
  • KASW (Channel 61; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KASW-TV, INC.)
  • KNXV-TV (Channel 15; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTVW-TV (Channel 33; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KTVW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • K53GF (Channel 53; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: SPANISH INDEPENDENT BROADCAST NETWORK, LLC)
  • KDRX-CA (Channel 48; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: NBC TELEMUNDO PHOENIX, INC.)

Santan fatal accident list:

Nov 10, 2016 05:32 PM, Indian Route 121- Aspen Rd, Lat: 33.141528, Lon: -111.823417, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 4, 2015 02:51 AM, Cotton Rd, Lat: 33.151917, Lon: -111.780783, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 29, 2009 11:03 PM, Moffett Rd, Lat: 33.132197, Lon: -111.774258, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 17, 2007 11:54 PM, Sesame Rd, Stotonic Rd, Lat: 33.161167, Lon: -111.797831, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 2
Apr 6, 2005 87:99 PM, Tanner Rd, Lat: 33.144500, Lon: -111.818660, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 305ft / 93.4mTotal length
  • 23,421Total average daily traffic
  • 2,102Total average daily truck traffic
  • 23,596Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$20,970
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9412.00

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Santan, AZ
  • 33.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 32.0%Electricity
  • 18.4%No fuel used
  • 16.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Santan, AZ
  • 65.4%Electricity
  • 34.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Santan compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Santan on our top lists:

  • #25 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people leaving home to go to work at strange times (12 PM - 5 AM) (population 500+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 500+"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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