Sierra Vista Southeast, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 14,797. Population change since 2000: +3.1%
Males: 6,777  (45.8%)
Females: 8,020  (54.2%)
Median resident age:  48.0 years
Arizona median age:  37.5 years

Zip codes: 85650.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $53,733 (it was $46,170 in 2000)
Sierra Vista Southeast:

$53,733
AZ:

$53,558

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $28,266 (it was $20,702 in 2000)

Sierra Vista Southeast CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $170,878 (it was $99,300 in 2000)
Sierra Vista Southeast:

$170,878
AZ:

$205,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $216,547; Detached houses: $249,244; Townhouses or other attached units: $236,668; In 2-unit structures: $146,259; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $695,253; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $213,157; Mobile homes: $95,610; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $7,897

Median gross rent in 2016: $979.

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  • Races in Sierra Vista Southeast, AZ (2016)

    Sierra Vista Southeast races chart
    • 11,60275.0%White alone
    • 3,16820.5%Hispanic
    • 2411.6%Two or more races
    • 1160.7%Asian alone
    • 990.6%Black alone
    • 960.6%American Indian alone

Races in Sierra Vista Southeast detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sierra Vista Southeast: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (14.4%), German (11.6%), European (10.5%), English (5.1%), Irish (3.7%), French (2.8%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Land area: 112.3 square miles.

Population density: 132 people per square mile   (very low).

Sierra Vista Southeast,AZ real estate house value index trend

Sierra Vista Southeast, Arizona map

For population 25 years and over in Sierra Vista Southeast:

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sierra Vista Southeast CDP:

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 56.3%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

962 residents are foreign born (3.5% Latin America, 2.1% Europe, 1.5% Asia).

This place:

6.2%
Arizona:

13.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,735 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,827 (0.9%)

Sierra Vista Southeast satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Arivaca, AZ (60.8 miles , pop. 50,441).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tucson, AZ (64.4 miles , pop. 486,699).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (177.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Sierra Vista, AZ (2.2 miles ), Miracle Valley, AZ (3.0 miles ), Palominas, AZ (3.2 miles ), Huachuca City, AZ (3.5 miles ), Whetstone, AZ (4.1 miles ), Tombstone, AZ (4.3 miles ), Naco, AZ (4.5 miles ), Bisbee, AZ (4.5 miles ).

Latitude: 31.49 N, Longitude: 110.23 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,169 (-33.4%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 444 (7.2%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 520

Sierra Vista Southeast household income distribution Sierra Vista Southeast home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.6%
Arizona:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Sierra Vista Southeast: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Sierra Vista Southeast, Arizona

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Earthquake activity:

Sierra Vista Southeast-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arizona state average. It is 257% 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 410.8 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 341.0 miles away from Sierra Vista Southeast center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 334.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/4/2006 at 08:32:32, a magnitude 6.7 (6.1 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.6 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 256.2 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 329.6 miles away from Sierra Vista Southeast center
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 416.2 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 Cochise County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sierra Vista Southeast topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sierra Vista Southeast:

  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-HACIENDA (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SIERRA VISTA, AZ)
  • SIERRA VISTA REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; SIERRA VISTA, AZ)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF SIERRA VISTA (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SIERRA VISTA, AZ)
  • HOSPICE FAMILY CARE INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; SIERRA VISTA, AZ)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sierra Vista Southeast:

  • Cochise College (about 34 miles; Douglas, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 8,597)
  • Pima Community College (about 64 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 18,794)
  • Pima Medical Institute-Tucson (about 67 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • University of Arizona (about 67 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 36,324)
  • Eastern Arizona College (about 98 miles; Thatcher, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,810)
  • Central Arizona College (about 132 miles; Coolidge, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • Western New Mexico University (about 145 miles; Silver City, NM; FT enrollment: 2,456)

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Notable locations in Sierra Vista Southeast: Barchas Ranch (A), Broken Arrow Ranch (B), Carr Canyon Ranch (C), Flying H Ranch (D), Bakarich-McCool Ranch (E), Kennedy Ranch (F), Rambo Ranch (G), Richards Ranch (H), Wilcox Ranch (I), Wintergreen Mink Ranch (J), Y-Lightning Ranch (K), Carr Canyon Administration Site (L), Indianada (M), Ramsey Vista Campground (N), Reef Campground (O), Carr Canyon Forest Service Barn (P), San Pedro House (Q), Fry Fire District Station 2 (R), Garden Terrace Assisted Living Center (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sierra Vista Southeast include: Mountain View Assembly of God Church (A), Grace Presbyterian Church (B), Faith Presbyterian Church (C), Country Estates Southern Baptist Church (D), Thunder Mountain Community Church (E), Ramsey Road Church of Christ (F), Golden Acres Community Church (G), Sierra Vista United Korean Church (H), Sierra Springs Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Sierra Vista Southeast: Miller Canyon Recreation Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Cochise County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.2%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.4% for Black residents, 21.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.0% for American Indian residents, 12.5% for other race residents, 49.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  73.5%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.3%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
14 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
45 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
5 people in nursing homes in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Arizona average:

12.5

Sierra Vista Southeast travel time to work - commute Sierra Vista Southeast mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sierra Vista Southeast CDP (based on Cochise County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic26,61516
Evangelical Protestant13,773131
Other8,38430
Mainline Protestant3,38626
Black Protestant8623
Orthodox501
None78,276-
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: 16
Cochise County:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Cochise County:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Cochise County:

4.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 100
Here:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Cochise County:

22.4%
Arizona:

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

9.0%
State:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.9%
Arizona:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sierra Vista Southeast:

48.5%
Arizona:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.4%
Arizona:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sierra Vista Southeast:

9.5%
Arizona:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.6%
Arizona:

33.3%

General health condition:
Sierra Vista Southeast:

56.5%
Arizona:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.3%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sierra Vista Southeast, AZ Residents

9.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,290 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.13%
Arizona average:

5.73%

0.47% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,431 average AGI)
Cochise County:

0.47%
Arizona average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pima County, AZ  1.20% ($30,798 average AGI)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.68% ($33,010)
from Bell County, TX  0.17% ($47,615)


9.13% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,126 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.13%
Arizona average:

5.60%

0.52% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,436 average AGI)
Cochise County:

0.52%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pima County, AZ  1.63% ($34,200 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.70% ($32,552)
to El Paso County, TX  0.18% ($49,711)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sierra Vista Southeast:

  • KNXN (1470 AM; 3 kW; SIERRA VISTA, AZ; Owner: GOOD MUSIC, INC.)
  • KTAN (1420 AM; 2 kW; SIERRA VISTA, AZ; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KQTL (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAHUARITA, AZ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF TUCSON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTKT (990 AM; 10 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA LOTUS CORP.)
  • KEVT (1030 AM; 10 kW; CORTARO, AZ; Owner: ONE MART CORP.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAPR (930 AM; 3 kW; DOUGLAS, AZ)
  • KNST (790 AM; 5 kW; TUCSON, AZ)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KHIL (1250 AM; 5 kW; WILLCOX, AZ; Owner: LAKESHORE MEDIA, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sierra Vista Southeast:

  • KRMB (90.1 FM; BISBEE, AZ; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KCDQ (95.3 FM; DOUGLAS, AZ; Owner: COCHISE BROADCASTING, LLC (A WYOMING LLC))
  • KWCD (92.3 FM; BISBEE, AZ; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KWRB (90.9 FM; BISBEE, AZ; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KKYZ (101.7 FM; SIERRA VISTA, AZ; Owner: COCHISE BROADCASTING, LLC (A WYOMING LLC))
  • KXCI (91.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FOUNDATION FOR CREATIVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGMG (106.3 FM; ORACLE, AZ; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • K255AC (98.9 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMMUN. COLLEGE DIST)
  • KZLZ-FM2 (105.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K263AA (100.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KWCX-FM (104.9 FM; WILLCOX, AZ; Owner: LAKESHORE MEDIA, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KXKQ (94.1 FM; SAFFORD, AZ; Owner: MCMURRAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWFM-FM (97.1 FM; GREEN VALLEY, AZ; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K261CK (100.1 FM; SAN XAVIER, AZ; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KZMK (100.9 FM; SIERRA VISTA, AZ; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 11m36ftTotal length
  • $9,294,000Total costs
  • 76,925Total average daily traffic
  • 6,453Total average daily truck traffic
  • 77,025Total future (year 2019) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Sierra Vista Southeast, AZ

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (33%)
  • Utility gas (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Solar energy (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Sierra Vista Southeast 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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