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Population in 2012: 14,854 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +104.4%
Males: 6,834  (46.0%)
Females: 8,020  (54.0%)

Median resident age:  25.5 years
Arizona median age:  33.8 years

Zip codes: 85350.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,274 (it was $26,544 in 2000)
Somerton:

$28,274
AZ:

$47,826
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $10,280

Somerton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $109,723 (it was $67,300 in 2000)
Somerton:

$109,723
AZ:

$151,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $131,413; Detached houses: $133,430; Mobile homes: $19,623

Median gross rent in 2012: $656.

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  • Hispanic - 13,471 (94.8%)
  • White alone - 488 (3.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 197 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 33 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 11 (0.08%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (0.08%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Somerton: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (1.3%), German (1.2%), Arab (1.1%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Incorporated in 1918

Land area: 1.33 square miles.

Population density: 11,209 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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For population 25 years and over in Somerton:

  • High school or higher: 49.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 18.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Somerton city:

  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

5,568 residents are foreign born

This city:  39.2%
Arizona:  13.4%



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Somerton, Arizona as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Somerton to the number of sex offenders is 1,650 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,157 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $858 (0.8%)

Somerton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yuma, AZ (8.7 miles , pop. 77,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Diego, CA (142.3 miles , pop. 1,223,400).

Nearest cities: Orange Grove Mobile Manor, AZ (1.7 miles ), Drysdale, AZ (1.8 miles ), Rancho Mesa Verde, AZ (1.8 miles ), Wall Lane, AZ (2.0 miles ), Gadsden, AZ (2.2 miles ), Padre Ranchitos, AZ (2.3 miles) , San Luis, AZ (2.8 miles ), Donovan Estates, AZ (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 57 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 1998: 82 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 1999: 57 buildings, average cost: $60,100
  • 2000: 109 buildings, average cost: $64,900
  • 2001: 79 buildings, average cost: $68,500
  • 2002: 113 buildings, average cost: $70,400
  • 2003: 94 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2004: 162 buildings, average cost: $76,700
  • 2005: 190 buildings, average cost: $81,800
  • 2006: 129 buildings, average cost: $84,100
  • 2007: 242 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 2008: 105 buildings, average cost: $81,200
  • 2009: 93 buildings, average cost: $69,600
  • 2010: 88 buildings, average cost: $69,500
  • 2011: 61 buildings, average cost: $73,000
  • 2012: 68 buildings, average cost: $73,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 32.60 N, Longitude: 114.71 W

Area code: 928

Somerton household income distribution Somerton home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Somerton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.09.6
Robberies 132092
per 100,000 13.338.824.20.096.319.1
Assaults 71017271817
per 100,000 93.1129.4205.5307.4192.5162.6
Burglaries 806246554732
per 100,000 1064.4802.3556.0626.2502.7306.0
Thefts 120130129200143164
per 100,000 1596.61682.21559.32277.11529.41568.5
Auto thefts 303024232028
per 100,000 399.1388.2290.1261.9213.9267.8
Arson 031001
per 100,000 0.038.812.10.00.09.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 320.2) 200.8199.9179.9226.2188.2157.7

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Crime rate in Somerton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 30 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.36
Arizona average:

1.99

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Somerton, Arizona accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

34.5%
Arizona:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,931 (+36.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (18%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (16%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

Work and jobs in Somerton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Earthquake activity:

Somerton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arizona state average. It is 1497% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 71.7 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 61.4 miles away from Somerton 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 56.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/24/1987 at 13:15:56, a magnitude 6.7 (6.0 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.7 ML, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 79.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/24/1987 at 01:54:14, a magnitude 6.5 (5.7 MB, 6.2 MS, 6.5 ML, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 75.9 miles away from Somerton center, causing 2 deaths (2 other deaths), causing $4,000,000 total damage
On 4/26/1981 at 12:09:28, a magnitude 6.3 (5.5 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.3 ML, 5.6 ML) earthquake occurred 64.9 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 Yuma County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Somerton topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Somerton:

  • CARING TOUCH HOME CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; YUMA, AZ)
  • ADVANTAGE HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; YUMA, AZ)
  • YUMA DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; YUMA, AZ)

Political contributions by individuals in Somerton, AZ

Airports located in Somerton:

Amtrak station near Somerton:

  • 11 miles: YUMA (281 S. GILA ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Somerton:

  • Arizona Western College (about 7 miles; Yuma, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 2,672)
  • Imperial Valley College (about 49 miles; Imperial, CA; FT enrollment: 4,082)
  • College of the Desert (about 125 miles; Palm Desert, CA; FT enrollment: 3,751)
  • Cuyamaca College (about 131 miles; El Cajon, CA; FT enrollment: 2,450)
  • Southwestern College (about 133 miles; Chula Vista, CA; FT enrollment: 7,904)
  • Grossmont College (about 135 miles; El Cajon, CA; FT enrollment: 7,631)
  • San Diego State University (about 138 miles; San Diego, CA; FT enrollment: 25,883)

Public elementary/middle schools in Somerton:

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Library in Somerton:

  • COCOPAH TRIBAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $18,960; Location: 14250 S. AVENUE I; 175 books; 73 audio materials; 76 video materials; 14 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Somerton: Somerton Library (A), Somerton Police Department (B), Somerton - Cocopah Fire Department (C), Somerton City Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Somerton include: Templo de Oracion (A), Iglesia de Dios Pentecostes (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Somerton: Somerton Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Four Seasons Produce LLC (19495 South Highway 95).

Court: Yuma County - Courts- Justice Court 2nd Precinct (350 West Main Street).

 
Yuma County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 38.9. This is worse than average.
City:

38.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 41.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

41.8
U.S.:

22.1
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.6
U.S.:

11.6
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.40
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Somerton and their reported violations in the past:

GADSDEN WC (Population served: 900, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2005 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 14 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 31.2%
(57.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 90.9% for Black residents, 30.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.9% for American Indian residents, 45.2% for other race residents, 49.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  3.8 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  88.4%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.2%
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: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Somerton, AZ


4 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Somerton compared to Arizona state average:

Somerton, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Somerton travel time to work - commute


Somerton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • No fuel used (50%)
  • Electricity (39%)
  • Utility gas (11%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Somerton:

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Religion statistics for Somerton city (based on Yuma County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.12%
Here36.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents65.3%6.1%6.1%4.8%3.0%
Congregations7.0%9.0%11.0%10.0%2.0%
NameEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchChurches of ChristOther
Adherents2.2%1.6%1.5%1.0%8.5%
Congregations1.0%5.0%2.0%7.0%46.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 37
Yuma County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Yuma County:

2.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 78
Here:

4.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Yuma County:

25.7%
Arizona:

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

18.3%
State:

14.2%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$11,825$35,4750$0
Other Government Administration 13$28,064$25,9051$1,064
Judicial and Legal 4$12,113$36,3390$0
Police Protection - Officers 21$74,613$42,6360$0
Police - Other 9$20,070$26,7601$1,861
Firefighters 21$64,129$36,6450$0
Fire - Other 1$3,594$43,1280$0
Solid Waste Management 9$26,581$35,4410$0
Sewerage 4$11,233$33,6990$0
Parks and Recreation 9$22,387$29,8493$3,177
Water Supply 7$17,019$29,1750$0
Other and Unallocable 3$5,356$21,4240$0
Totals for Government 105$296,984$33,9415$6,102

Somerton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $255,000 ($17.17)
    General: $68,000 ($4.58)
    Police Protection: $65,000 ($4.38)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,094,000 ($73.65)
    Regular Highways: $806,000 ($54.26)
    Water Utilities: $544,000 ($36.62)
    Health Services - Other: $512,000 ($34.47)
    Fire Protection: $504,000 ($33.93)
    Parks & Recreation: $388,000 ($26.12)
    Sewerage: $379,000 ($25.52)
    Central Staff Services: $333,000 ($22.42)
    Financial Administration: $284,000 ($19.12)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $125,000 ($8.42)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $25,000 ($1.68)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $37,000 ($2.49)
    Regular Highways: $21,000 ($1.41)
    Financial Administration: $18,000 ($1.21)
    Central Staff: $13,000 ($0.88)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($0.61)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $894,000 ($60.19)

Somerton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $505,000 ($34.00)
    Sewerage: $484,000 ($32.58)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $37,000 ($2.49)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $110,000 ($7.41)
    Interest Earnings: $73,000 ($4.91)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $695,000 ($46.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,800,000 ($121.18)
    Highways: $642,000 ($43.22)
    All Other: $151,000 ($10.17)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $529,000 ($35.61)
    NEC: $362,000 ($24.37)
    Property: $12,000 ($0.81)

Somerton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $410,000 ($27.60)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,146,000 ($77.15)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,516,000 ($102.06)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $40,000 ($2.69)

Somerton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $8,000 ($0.54)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,341,000 ($157.60)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $16,000 ($1.08)

8.09% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,631 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.09%
Arizona average:

8.20%

0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($827 average AGI)
Yuma County:

0.27%
Arizona average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.68% ($30,567 average AGI)
from San Diego County, CA  0.59% ($38,553)
from Imperial County, CA  0.38% ($40,329)


6.34% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,161 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.34%
Arizona average:

5.96%

0.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($867 average AGI)
Yuma County:

0.15%
Arizona average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.95% ($36,726 average AGI)
to Pima County, AZ  0.28% ($31,465)
to San Diego County, CA  0.28% ($33,691)

Strongest AM radio stations in Somerton:

  • KJOK (1400 AM; 1 kW; YUMA, AZ; Owner: MONSTERMEDIA, LLC)
  • KBLU (560 AM; 1 kW; YUMA, AZ)
  • KAWC (1320 AM; 1 kW; YUMA, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA WESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCBQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Somerton:

  • KTTI (95.1 FM; YUMA, AZ; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYRM (91.9 FM; YUMA, AZ; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK INC)
  • KCEC-FM (104.5 FM; WELLTON, AZ; Owner: FARMWORKERS EDUCATIONAL RADIO NETWORK INC.)
  • KYJT (100.9 FM; YUMA, AZ; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCFY (88.1 FM; YUMA, AZ; Owner: VOICE OF INTL. CHRISTN. EVANGELISM, INC.)
  • K217AW (91.3 FM; YUMA, AZ; Owner: ADVANCED MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • K211DD (90.1 FM; YUMA, AZ; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K220DU (91.9 FM; YUMA, AZ; Owner: NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)

TV broadcast stations around Somerton:

  • KYUM-LP (Channel 16; YUMA, AZ; Owner: POWELL MEREDITH COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KESE-LP (Channel 35; YUMA, AZ; Owner: GULF-CALIFORNIA BROADCAST COMPANY)
  • KBFY-LP (Channel 41; FORTUNA, AZ; Owner: POWELL MEREDITH COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Somerton, Arizona:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 35
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Arizona average:
  • Fatal accident count: 289
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 461
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 106
  • Fatalities: 311
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 818
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 53

See more detailed statistics of Somerton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $999,000
Total average daily traffic: 13,597
Total average daily truck traffic: 744
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 13,757

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Somerton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • N/A (Lat: 32.602556 Lon: -114.709111), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQIZ827
    Assigned Frequencies: 382.300 MHz, 392.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/30/2008, Expiration Date: 01/03/2009, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2009, Certifier: Carios Aguirre
    Registrant: Somerton Police Department, 445 E Main St, Somerton, AZ 85350, Phone: (928) 722-7300, Fax: (828) 722-7315, Email:
  • 445 East Main Street (Lat: 32.602556 Lon: -114.709111), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQKG748
    Assigned Frequencies: 382.300 MHz, 392.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/04/2013, Expiration Date: 09/28/2013, Certifier: Carlos Aguirre
    Registrant: Somerton Police Department, Somerton, AZ 85350, Phone: (928) 722-7300, Fax: (928) 722-7315, Email:
  • Lat: 32.560583 Lon: -114.683972, Call Sign: WQPF574
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.412 MHz, 467.412 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/02/2012, Expiration Date: 05/02/2022, Certifier: Debra L Fieldgrove
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Somerton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Somerton)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24$114,4032$74,29017$107,1622$26,7501$125,570
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$123,0800$04$130,9770$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$119,2650$016$117,2563$22,1771$88,980
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$97,0200$010$100,8451$101,7300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$103,8100$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0115.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$44,0700$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$54,6101$174,080
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0115.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in Somerton, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria4468.2 years
Jose3569.5 years
Jesus2471.3 years
Juan2165.6 years
John2073.8 years
Manuel1973.0 years
Robert1973.5 years
Antonio1667.7 years
Mary1677.7 years
Guadalupe1570.4 years
Most common last names in Somerton, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garcia2570.5 years
Phillips1968.4 years
Lopez1972.8 years
Rodriguez1867.1 years
Munoz1874.0 years
Johnson1474.8 years
Ramirez1458.0 years
Davis1274.3 years
Ruiz1275.2 years
Miller1165.2 years

Businesses in Somerton, AZ

  • FedEx: 1
  • Jack In The Box: 1
  • Little Caesars Pizza: 1


Somerton on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Warehousing and storage (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Construction and extraction occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the hottest summers (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest daily high temperatures (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Black residents"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of foreign-born residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Therapists (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Therapists (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Waiters and waitresses"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Computer specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of rapes to murders between 2001 and 2006"
  • #88 (85350) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Gabriel Villasenor (2)
  • Gabriel Fuentes Villasenor (1)
  • William W. Wiseman, Ii (1)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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