Snowflake, Arizona

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Population in 2019: 5,995 (67% urban, 33% rural).
Population change since 2000: +34.4%
Males: 2,995  (50.0%)
Females: 3,000  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

29.4 years
Arizona median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 85937.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $45,828 (it was $37,439 in 2000)
Snowflake:

$45,828
AZ:

$62,055

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $17,929 (it was $13,391 in 2000)

Snowflake town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $192,482 (it was $88,200 in 2000)
Snowflake:

$192,482
AZ:

$255,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $164,451; detached houses: $193,480; mobile homes: $18,518

Median gross rent in 2019: $664.

March 2019 cost of living index in Snowflake: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 20.3%
(16.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.2% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 48.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Snowflake, AZ (2019)
    • 4,89581.6%White alone
    • 4858.1%Hispanic
    • 4106.8%American Indian alone
    • 1492.5%Two or more races
    • 90.2%Black alone

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



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists, there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Snowflake, Arizona as of December 04, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Snowflake is 249 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (26.1%), English (14.3%), Swedish (9.0%), German (3.9%), Irish (3.1%), Northern European (2.3%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Incorporated in 1948

Elevation: 5582 feet

Land area: 30.8 square miles.

Population density: 195 people per square mile   (very low).

Snowflake, Arizona map

55 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.9%
Arizona:

13.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $948 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $530 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Coconino, AZ (91.0 miles , pop. 74,488).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Scottsdale, AZ (121.9 miles , pop. 202,705).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (133.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Taylor, AZ (1.8 miles ),
White Mountain Lake, AZ (3.6 miles ),
Clay Springs, AZ (4.0 miles ),
Linden, AZ (4.0 miles ),
Pinedale, AZ (4.1 miles ),
Show Low, AZ (4.3 miles ),
Woodruff, AZ (4.3 miles),
Wagon Wheel, AZ (4.7 miles )

Latitude: 34.51 N, Longitude: 110.08 W

Area code: 928

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

9.5%
Arizona:

7.6%
Historical population in Snowflake, AZ
Historical housing units in Snowflake, AZ

Population change in the 1990s: +709 (+18.9%).
Most common industries in Snowflake, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.9%)
  • Construction (11.4%)
  • Paper (9.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.9%)
  • Paper (14.0%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Wood products (5.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (22.0%)
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
  • Construction (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Snowflake, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.7%)
  • Registered nurses (6.4%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.2%)

Average climate in Snowflake, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Snowflake, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.0. This is better than average.

City:

60.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 41.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

41.7
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Snowflake-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arizona state average. It is 1573% 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 368.9 miles away from Snowflake 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 362.0 miles away from Snowflake center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 334.5 miles away from Snowflake center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 350.6 miles away from Snowflake 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 340.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 507.7 miles away from Snowflake 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 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).
Snowflake topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Snowflake:

  • Coconino Community College (about 100 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 2,090)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 101 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 22,494)
  • Eastern Arizona College (about 118 miles; Thatcher, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,810)
  • Arizona State University-Polytechnic (about 124 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,311)
  • Scottsdale Community College (about 125 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 6,030)
  • Paradise Valley Community College (about 126 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,259)
  • Northcentral University (about 126 miles; Prescott Valley, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,927)

Public schools in Snowflake:

  • SNOWFLAKE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 751, Location: 190 SOUTH 2ND WEST)
  • HIGHLAND PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 513, Location: 361 WEST 7TH SOUTH)
  • SNOWFLAKE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 392, Location: 1380 SOUTH MAIN STREET)
  • TAYLOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 362, Location: 29 SOUTH 300 EAST)
  • SNOWFLAKE INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 347, Location: 62 WEST 2ND SOUTH)
  • NAVIT - SNOWFLAKE HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 951 W SNOWFLAKE BLVD)
  • NAVIT - SHOW LOW HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 951 W SNOWFLAKE BLVD, SNOWFLAK)
  • NAVIT - BLUE RIDGE HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 951 W SNOWFLAKE BLVD)
  • NAVIT - ROUND VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 951 W SNOWFLAKE BLVD)
  • NAVIT - MOGOLLON HIGH SCHOOL (HEBER-OVERGAARD) (Location: 951 W SNOWFLAKE BLVD)
  • NAVIT - NAVIT COURSES (Location: 1611 S. MAIN ST.)
  • NAVIT - ST. JOHNS HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 951 W SNOWFLAKE BLVD)
  • NAVIT - HOLBROOK HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 951 W SNOWFLAKE BLVD)
  • NAVIT - JOSEPH CITY HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 951 W SNOWFLAKE BLVD,)
  • NAVIT - WINSLOW HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 951 W SNOWFLAKE BLVD)
  • NAVIT - ALCHESAY HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 951 W SNOWFLAKE BLVD)
  • NAVIT - PAYSON HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 951 W SNOWFLAKE BLVD)
  • SNOWFLAKE PRESCHOOL (Location: 682 SCHOOL BUS LANE)
See full list of schools located in Snowflake

Library in Snowflake:

  • SNOWFLAKE-TAYLOR PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $173,800; Location: 418 SOUTH 4TH WEST; 37,224 books; 841 audio materials; 1,994 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 39 state licensed databases; 16 other licensed databases; 53 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Snowflake: Town of Snowflake Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Snowflake - Taylor Public Library (B), Snowflake Fire Department (C), Snowflake - Taylor Police Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Snowflake include: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A), Silver Creek Community Bible Church (B), Our Lady of the Snow Catholic Church (C), Valley View Southern Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: The Canal (A), Concho Flat Wash (B), Cottonwood Wash (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Smith Moulding LBR (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Highway 277) (1), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Days Saints - Snowflake Arizona Stake (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 175 West 9 Street) (2), Stinson Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 102 North 1st Street East) (3), Snowflake Town - Payable Payroll- Accounts- Town Hall (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 81 West 1st Street South) (4), Silver Creek Vending & Amusement (Amusement & Theme Parks; 815 North Main Street) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn Snowflake (2055 South Main Street) (1), Comfort Inn (2055 South Main Street) (2), Osmer D Heritage Inn (163 North Main Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Jeff Flake - Politician, John Hunt Udall - Politician.

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 town:

3.2 people
Arizona:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

80.2%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.9%
Whole state:

7.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
25 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
21 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
38 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Snowflake (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Snowflake Branch at 9 N Main St, branch established on 1960/11/04. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • National Bank of Arizona: Snowflake Branch at 1290 South Main Street, branch established on 2003/03/17. Info updated 2008/09/11: Bank assets: $4,485.6 mil, Deposits: $3,731.3 mil, headquarters in Tucson, AZ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 73 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation

For population 15 years and over in Snowflake:

Marital status in Snowflake, AZ
  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 59.2%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

For population 25 years and over in Snowflake:

  • High school or higher: 91.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Arizona average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Snowflake
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Snowflake, 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
Here:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

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

12.7%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.1%
Arizona:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.8%
Arizona:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Snowflake:

50.3%
Arizona:

49.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.4%
Arizona:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Snowflake:

28.5
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.5%
Arizona:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Snowflake:

9.2%
Arizona:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
Snowflake:

34.2%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
Snowflake:

57.0%
Arizona:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Snowflake:

79.0%
Arizona:

79.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Snowflake, AZ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 14$60,462$51,8250$0
Parks and Recreation 8$35,265$52,8989$7,326
Streets and Highways 6$20,916$41,8320$0
Police - Other 6$19,473$38,9460$0
Other Government Administration 5$31,269$75,0461$507
Water Supply 3$11,404$45,6160$0
Other and Unallocable 2$9,163$54,9781$4,312
Welfare 2$3,875$23,2500$0
Local Libraries 1$5,685$68,2206$3,835
Health 1$2,893$34,7160$0
Sewerage 1$4,812$57,7440$0
Financial Administration 1$7,191$86,2920$0
Firefighters 1$5,922$71,0640$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$839
Totals for Government 51$218,330$51,37218$16,819

Snowflake government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $804,000 ($134.11)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,070,000 ($345.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,320,000 ($220.18)
    Central Staff Services: $922,000 ($153.79)
    Sewerage: $592,000 ($98.75)
    Water Utilities: $540,000 ($90.08)
    Regular Highways: $536,000 ($89.41)
    Local Fire Protection: $482,000 ($80.40)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $129,000 ($21.52)
    General Public Buildings: $129,000 ($21.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $198,000 ($33.03)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $83,000 ($13.84)
    Police Protection: $39,000 ($6.51)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,293,000 ($382.49)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $47,000 ($7.84)

Snowflake government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $1,179,000 ($196.66)
    Sewerage: $761,000 ($126.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $428,000 ($71.39)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $167,000 ($27.86)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($1.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $803,000 ($133.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,803,000 ($467.56)
    Highways: $741,000 ($123.60)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,346,000 ($224.52)
    Public Utility License: $165,000 ($27.52)
    Other License: $19,000 ($3.17)

Snowflake government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,826,000 ($971.81)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,420,000 ($904.09)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $406,000 ($67.72)

Snowflake government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,891,000 ($482.24)

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)
Businesses in Snowflake, AZ
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Circle K1McDonald's1
Comfort Inn1U-Haul1
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Snowflake:

  • KVWM (970 AM; 5 kW; SHOW LOW, AZ; Owner: PETRACOM OF SHOW LOW, LLC)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KDJI (1270 AM; 5 kW; HOLBROOK, AZ; Owner: PETRACOM OF HOLBROOK, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVSL (1450 AM; 1 kW; SHOW LOW, AZ; Owner: PETRACOM OF SHOW LOW, LLC)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Snowflake:

  • KZUA (92.1 FM; HOLBROOK, AZ; Owner: PETRACOM OF HOLBROOK, L.L.C.)
  • KSNX (93.5 FM; SHOW LOW, AZ; Owner: PETRACOM OF SHOW LOW, LLC)
  • KRFM (96.5 FM; SHOW LOW, AZ; Owner: PETRACOM OF SHOW LOW, LLC)
  • KWKM (95.7 FM; ST. JOHNS, AZ; Owner: KM RADIO OF ST. JOHNS, L.L.C.)
  • KNAA (90.7 FM; SHOW LOW, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KTHQ (92.5 FM; EAGAR, AZ; Owner: COUNTRY MOUNTAIN AIRWAVES, LLC)
Snowflake fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Snowflake fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 89ft / 26.6mTotal length
  • $2,000Total costs
  • 32,169Total average daily traffic
  • 3,547Total average daily truck traffic
  • 35,637Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Snowflake)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • PARKS, Cor Of 2 West And 9 South (Lat: 34.497472 Lon: -110.082139), Type: Tank, Structure height: 7 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WPGI399,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.430 MHz, Grant Date: 09/16/2015, Expiration Date: 09/22/2025, Certifier: William E Wilson, Registrant: Better Communications Co., 2040 South Ridgewood Ave, Heber, AZ 85928, Phone: (928) 535-9251, Fax: (928) 535-9251, Email:
  • 13 Mi W On Hwy 277 (Lat: 34.500028 Lon: -110.309000), Call Sign: KZQ671,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.900 MHz, 457.900 MHz, Grant Date: 01/29/1996, Expiration Date: 01/29/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/01/2001, Registrant: Apache Railway Company, 4 Manhattanville Rd, Purchase, NY 10577, Phone: (602) 536-4696
  • Dry Lake, Dry Lake, 17 Miles Nnw Of (Lat: 34.640583 Lon: -110.319556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 42.6 m, Call Sign: WPZS853, Licensee ID: L00001802,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.410 MHz, Grant Date: 01/11/2014, Expiration Date: 03/05/2024, Certifier: Linda Z Vanderbeck, Registrant: Arizona Public Service Company
  • Lat: 34.516667 Lon: -110.300000, Call Sign: WQKZ976,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.825 MHz, 160.200 MHz, 159.862 MHz, Grant Date: 11/04/2019, Expiration Date: 11/09/2029, Certifier: Tina Gamboa, Registrant: Lone Peak Licensing, LLC, Draper, UT 84020-1336, Phone: (801) 938-9346, Fax: (801) 938-9465, Email:
  • Lat: 34.614333 Lon: -110.133194, Call Sign: WQSK803,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.612 MHz, 457.187 MHz, 457.312 MHz, Grant Date: 10/22/2013, Expiration Date: 10/22/2023, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2021, Certifier: Ryan Leonard, Registrant: Radio Licensing Services, Milwaukie, OR 97269, Phone: (503) 794-3787, Fax: (503) 794-3759, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

159 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Snowflake)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Snowflake)

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 26. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 50 took place in 2005, and the least - 2 in 2010. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Snowflake, AZ When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (43.2%), and Structure Fires (33.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Snowflake, AZ
    • 15543.2%Outside Fires
    • 12033.4%Structure Fires
    • 5715.9%Other
    • 277.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Snowflake, AZ

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Snowflake, Arizona:

  • Americas Best Value Inn Snowflake, 2055 S Main St, Snowflake, Arizona 85937 , Phone: (928) 536-3888
  • Cedar Motel, 39 S Main St, Snowflake, Arizona 85937 , Phone: (928) 536-5609
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Snowflake, Arizona
Most common first names in Snowflake, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert2168.5 years
William2075.8 years
John1673.9 years
George1572.9 years
James1369.8 years
Mary1375.3 years
Albert974.7 years
Richard963.4 years
Margaret973.9 years
Irene878.4 years
Most common last names in Snowflake, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Flake1475.1 years
Smith1374.8 years
Rogers1382.5 years
Willis1284.7 years
Ballard1181.7 years
Brewer1084.4 years
Hunt1083.7 years
Webb977.3 years
Miller880.1 years
Taylor761.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Snowflake, AZ
  • 47.6%Utility gas
  • 27.0%Wood
  • 13.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.7%Electricity
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Snowflake, AZ
  • 59.1%Utility gas
  • 20.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.0%Electricity
  • 9.0%Wood


Snowflake compared to Arizona state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.

Snowflake on our top lists:

  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #11 (85937) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Danish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #53 (85937) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of English first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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