Scenic, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 1,643.
Males: 664  (40.4%)
Females: 979  (59.6%)
Median resident age:

58.0 years
Arizona median age:

38.3 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,179
Scenic:

$50,179
AZ:

$62,055

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,575

Scenic CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $186,200
Scenic:

$186,200
AZ:

$255,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $169,917; detached houses: $159,274; mobile homes: $169,864

Median gross rent in 2019: $635.

March 2019 cost of living index in Scenic: 84.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 24.0%
(4.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 71.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 71.6% for other race residents)

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Ancestries: English (29.2%), European (20.0%), Northern European (5.8%), Russian (4.5%), British (4.3%), French Canadian (3.9%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

159 residents are foreign born (9.2% Latin America).

This place:

9.2%
Arizona:

13.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $585 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $536 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sunrise Manor, NV (72.2 miles , pop. 156,120).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (79.0 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (251.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Mesquite, NV (2.0 miles ),
Bunkerville, NV (2.7 miles ),
Littlefield, AZ (2.8 miles ),
Beaver Dam, AZ (3.0 miles ),
Moapa Valley, NV (5.4 miles ),
Santa Clara, UT (5.6 miles ),
Ivins, UT (5.6 miles ),
St. George, UT (5.6 miles )

Latitude: 36.79 N, Longitude: 114.01 W

Distribution of median household income in Scenic, AZ in 2019
Distribution of house value in Scenic, AZ in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.7%
Arizona:

7.6%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2016 was 48.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.3
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 5.93. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.93
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2016 was 30.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 20.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.0
U.S.:

19.6

Earthquake activity:

Scenic-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arizona state average. It is 4640% 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 229.6 miles away from Scenic 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 208.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 305.7 miles away from Scenic center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 318.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 252.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 264.8 miles away from Scenic center, causing $33,000,000 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 Mohave County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Scenic:

  • VIRGIN VALLEY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; MESQUITE, NV)
  • HIGHLAND MANOR OF MESQUITE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MESQUITE, NV)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Scenic:

  • Dixie State University (about 33 miles; Saint George, UT; Full-time enrollment: 6,485)
  • Nevada State College (about 76 miles; Henderson, NV; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas (about 79 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 21,153)
  • Southern Utah University (about 81 miles; Cedar City, UT; FT enrollment: 6,522)
  • College of Southern Nevada (about 81 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 18,996)
  • Mohave Community College (about 106 miles; Kingman, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,309)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 173 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 22,494)

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Mohave 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:

2.7 people
Arizona:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

72.5%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.6%
Whole state:

7.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Scenic:

Marital status in Scenic, AZ
  • Never married: 17.3%
  • Now married: 62.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

For population 25 years and over in Scenic:

  • High school or higher: 73.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Arizona average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Scenic, AZ (based on Mohave County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic18,5005
Evangelical Protestant13,18097
Other8,93022
Mainline Protestant4,06112
Orthodox642
Black Protestant-1
None155,451-
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: 24
Mohave County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Mohave County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Mohave County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 71
Here:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 134
Here:

6.84 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

9.3%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Mohave County:

26.2%
Arizona:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.0%
Arizona:

14.2%

8.55% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.55%
Arizona average:

6.11%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($185 average AGI)
Mohave County:

0.04%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Clark County, NV  0.79% ($34,077 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.60% ($49,906)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.59% ($57,005)


6.85% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,266 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
Arizona average:

5.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Clark County, NV  0.86% ($44,384 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.74% ($47,654)
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.26% ($33,116)

Strongest AM radio stations in Scenic:

  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KDXU (890 AM; 10 kW; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KZNU (1450 AM; 10 kW; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: AM RADIO 1450, INC.)
  • KUNF (1210 AM; 10 kW; WASHINGTON, UT; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • KSFN (1140 AM; 10 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLSQ (870 AM; 10 kW; WHITNEY, NV; Owner: KLSQ-AM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KNNZ (940 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSUB (590 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KENO (1460 AM; 10 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: LOTUS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Scenic:

  • K300AC (107.9 FM; WASHINGTON, ETC., UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KZHK (95.9 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: MARVIN KENT FRANDSEN)
  • KONY (99.9 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: FM RADIO 99.9, INC.)
  • KSNN (93.5 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KVEG (97.5 FM; MESQUITE, NV; Owner: KEMP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJUL (104.3 FM; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: KJUL LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBHQ (104.7 FM; MOAPA VALLEY, NV; Owner: SUMMIT AMERICAN, INC.)
  • KXPT (97.1 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: LOTUS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KNPR (89.5 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KLNR (91.7 FM; PANACA, NV; Owner: NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO CORPORATION)
  • K204AT (88.7 FM; MESQUITE, NV; Owner: NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Scenic:

  • K02FN (Channel 2; MESQUITE, NV; Owner: CLARK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • Scenic, Arizona
  • Fatal accident count19
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents23
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:7
  • Fatalities24
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents47
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Arizona average
  • Fatal accident count13145
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents20173
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons4176
  • Fatalities14911
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents39117
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2599
See more detailed statistics of Scenic fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 16.9mTotal length
  • 2,414Total average daily traffic
  • 12Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,454Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Scenic, AZ
  • 100.0%Electricity


Scenic compared to Arizona state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house 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 below state average.

Scenic on our top lists:

  • #30 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+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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