Second Mesa, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 962.
Population change since 2000: +18.2%
Males: 419  (43.6%)
Females: 543  (56.4%)
Median resident age:

28.7 years
Arizona median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 86043.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $35,495 (it was $22,981 in 2000)
Second Mesa:

$35,495
AZ:

$62,055

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $11,128 (it was $6,089 in 2000)

Second Mesa CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $101,288 (it was $34,400 in 2000)
Second Mesa:

$101,288
AZ:

$255,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $171,850; detached houses: $200,109; townhouses or other attached units: $210,936; mobile homes: $69,450; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $58,448

Median gross rent in 2019: $420.

March 2019 cost of living index in Second Mesa: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 44.9%
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Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 5714 feet

Land area: 26.4 square miles.

Population density: 36 people per square mile   (very low).

Second Mesa, Arizona map

11 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.6%
Arizona:

13.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $859 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Coconino, AZ (74.4 miles , pop. 74,488).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Scottsdale, AZ (173.2 miles , pop. 202,705).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (181.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Shongopovi, AZ (1.3 miles ),
First Mesa, AZ (2.7 miles ),
Kykotsmovi Village, AZ (2.7 miles ),
Hotevilla-Bacavi, AZ (3.4 miles ),
Hard Rock, AZ (3.8 miles),
Keams Canyon, AZ (4.1 miles ),
Jeddito, AZ (4.6 miles ),
Hopi, AZ (4.6 miles)

Latitude: 35.82 N, Longitude: 110.50 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 928

Distribution of median household income in Second Mesa, AZ in 2019
Distribution of house value in Second Mesa, AZ in 2019
Second Mesa satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.5%
Arizona:

7.6%
Most common industries in Second Mesa, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (25.1%)
  • Educational services (24.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.1%)
  • Social assistance (8.7%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (19.8%)
  • Construction (15.6%)
  • Educational services (14.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (11.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (9.4%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (6.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (32.4%)
  • Public administration (29.7%)
  • Social assistance (16.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.6%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (4.5%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Second Mesa, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (10.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.2%)
  • Construction laborers (7.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction laborers (15.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (11.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (7.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.3%)
  • Social scientists and related workers (6.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (12.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (12.6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (9.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (9.0%)

Average climate in Second Mesa, Arizona

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Earthquake activity:

Second Mesa-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arizona state average. It is 2058% 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 359.6 miles away from Second Mesa 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 347.2 miles away from Second Mesa center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 346.0 miles away from Second Mesa center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 370.4 miles away from Second Mesa center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 482.1 miles away from Second Mesa center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
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 359.3 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 Navajo County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Fires: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Second Mesa topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Second Mesa:

  • Coconino Community College (about 79 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 2,090)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 79 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 22,494)
  • Northcentral University (about 132 miles; Prescott Valley, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,927)
  • Yavapai College (about 141 miles; Prescott, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • San Juan College (about 147 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)
  • Paradise Valley Community College (about 173 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,259)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc-Motorcycle Mechanics Institute Division (about 174 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,976)

Public elementary/middle school in Second Mesa:

  • SECOND MESA DAY SCHOOL (Location: HWY 264, Grades: KG-6)

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Notable locations in Second Mesa: Hopi Cultural Center (A), Sunlight Mission (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Navajo 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:

3.9 people
Arizona:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

77.7%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

14.2%
Whole state:

7.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Second Mesa:

Marital status in Second Mesa, AZ
  • Never married: 51.2%
  • Now married: 32.3%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 3.7%

For population 25 years and over in Second Mesa:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 18.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.5
Arizona average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Second Mesa, AZ (based on Navajo County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other24,72762
Evangelical Protestant13,96698
Catholic6,60014
Mainline Protestant1,41018
Black Protestant2072
None60,539-
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: 19
This county:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Navajo County:

4.95 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 88
Navajo County:

7.92 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

12.7%
State:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Navajo County:

26.1%
Arizona:

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

9.8%
State:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.1%
Arizona:

49.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.2%
Arizona:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.6
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Second Mesa:

23.9%
Arizona:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.7%
State:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Second Mesa:

6.6
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.8%
Arizona:

33.5%

General health condition:
Second Mesa:

53.4%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Second Mesa:

80.1%
Arizona:

79.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Second Mesa, AZ Residents

8.61% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,373 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.61%
Arizona average:

6.11%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Maricopa County, AZ  2.37% ($48,670 average AGI)
from Apache County, AZ  0.93% ($28,395)
from Coconino County, AZ  0.68% ($35,940)


7.45% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,809 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.45%
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 Maricopa County, AZ  2.18% ($38,725 average AGI)
to Apache County, AZ  0.86% ($30,677)
to Coconino County, AZ  0.55% ($35,322)

Strongest AM radio stations in Second Mesa:

  • 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.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KDJI (1270 AM; 5 kW; HOLBROOK, AZ; Owner: PETRACOM OF HOLBROOK, L.L.C.)
  • KAFF (930 AM; 5 kW; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: GUYANN CORPORATION)
  • KYET (1180 AM; 10 kW; WILLIAMS, AZ; Owner: GRAND CANYON GATEWAY BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Second Mesa:

  • KUYI (88.1 FM; HOTEVILLA, AZ; Owner: THE HOPI FOUNDATION)
  • KJKI (98.9 FM; LEUPP, AZ; Owner: ORAIBI MEDIA ASSOCIATION)
  • KFXR-FM (107.3 FM; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGHR (91.5 FM; TUBA CITY, AZ; Owner: TUBA CITY HIGH SCHOOL BOARD, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Second Mesa:

  • K08HQ (Channel 8; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)

Second Mesa fatal accident list:

Jun 21, 2019 01:00 AM, Sr-264, Lat: 35.794644, Lon: -110.475311, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 23, 2018 08:00 PM, Sr-264, Lat: 35.898608, Lon: -110.664583, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 17, 2014 87:99 PM, Sr-264, Lat: 35.846758, Lon: -110.533217, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 6, 2010 04:00 AM, Sr-264, Lat: 35.847619, Lon: -110.534211, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 5, 2010 87:99 PM, Sr-264, Lat: 35.833131, Lon: -110.529467, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 3.4mTotal length
  • $4,000Total costs
  • 8,609Total average daily traffic
  • 1,350Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,649Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 3 Miles West Of Intersection Of Sr 87 And Sr 264 On Sr 264 (Lat: 35.818778 Lon: -110.532667), Type: Tank, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 46.9 m, Call Sign: WPVI996, Licensee ID: L00522079
    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 MHz, Grant Date: 05/30/2012, Expiration Date: 06/25/2022, Certifier: Brian A SchuchmanRegistrant: Excomm, LLC

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • VET CENTER, Zip/Postal Code: 86043 (Lat: 35.868250 Lon: -110.569556), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WQOH417,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11185.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/27/2011, Expiration Date: 09/27/2021, Certifier: Justin E Hinkle, Registrant: Lukas, Lafuria, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Tysons, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8673, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:
  • HOPI CENTRAL OFFICE, Indn Route 4 (Lat: 35.869028 Lon: -110.517222), Type: Building, Structure height: 7 m, Call Sign: WQUV711,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11095.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/27/2014, Expiration Date: 10/27/2024, Certifier: Louis Tomasetti, Registrant: Rini O\'Neil, Pc, 2101 L Street, Nw, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 955-3931, Fax: (202) 296-2014, Email:
  • Second M Day, Main School Rd, Second Mesa, Az 86043 (Lat: 35.792167 Lon: -110.505639), Type: Bant, Structure height: 11 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WQYV858,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/07/2017, Expiration Date: 02/07/2027, Certifier: Guy Turley, Registrant: Lukas, Lafuria, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Tysons, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8673, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Second Mesa, AZ
  • 94.7%Wood
  • 2.8%Coal or coke
  • 2.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Second Mesa, AZ
  • 66.7%Wood
  • 19.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.9%Utility gas


Second Mesa 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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