Sonoita, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 818.
Population change since 2000: -1.0%
Males: 395  (48.4%)
Females: 423  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

61.5 years
Arizona median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 85637.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $71,581 (it was $51,310 in 2000)
Sonoita:

$71,581
AZ:

$56,581

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $39,631 (it was $27,312 in 2000)

Sonoita CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $395,340 (it was $193,600 in 2000)
Sonoita:

$395,340
AZ:

$223,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $412,599; detached houses: $410,505

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,150.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sonoita: 90.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.7%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Sonoita, AZ (2010)
    • 66781.5%White alone
    • 12014.7%Hispanic
    • 101.2%American Indian alone
    • 91.1%Asian alone
    • 91.1%Two or more races
    • 30.4%Black alone

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



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Sonoita, Arizona as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sonoita is 876 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: German (19.5%), Irish (16.3%), European (10.2%), Scottish (10.0%), Scotch-Irish (9.5%), French (5.4%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 4879 feet

Land area: 45.6 square miles.

Population density: 18 people per square mile   (very low).

Sonoita, Arizona map

46 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America, 1.7% North America, 0.8% Europe).

This place:

5.2%
Arizona:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,054 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,315 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Arivaca, AZ (33.0 miles , pop. 50,441).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tucson, AZ (40.8 miles , pop. 486,699).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (153.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Elgin, AZ (2.4 miles ),
Patagonia, AZ (3.3 miles ),
Whetstone, AZ (4.3 miles ),
Huachuca City, AZ (4.3 miles ),
Elephant Head, AZ (4.6 miles ),
Corona de Tucson, AZ (4.6 miles ),
Rio Rico Northeast, AZ (4.6 miles ),
Pimaco Two, AZ (4.8 miles )

Latitude: 31.67 N, Longitude: 110.65 W

Distribution of median household income in Sonoita, AZ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Sonoita, AZ in 2017
Sonoita satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.5%
Arizona:

4.6%
Most common industries in Sonoita, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.4%)
  • Public administration (11.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.5%)
  • Health care (7.7%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (19.8%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Construction (10.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.8%)
  • Health care (13.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (8.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Private households (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Sonoita, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.3%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.4%)
  • Media and communications workers (4.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.4%)

Average climate in Sonoita, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.8. This is about average.

City:

64.8
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 4.27. This is significantly better than average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

4.27
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Sonoita-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arizona state average. It is 285% 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 382.9 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 313.3 miles away from Sonoita center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 307.1 miles away from Sonoita 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 302.2 miles away from Sonoita 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 388.5 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 257.8 miles away from Sonoita 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 Santa Cruz County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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located in Sonoita:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sonoita:

  • Pima Community College (about 41 miles; Tucson, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 18,794)
  • University of Arizona (about 43 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 36,324)
  • Pima Medical Institute-Tucson (about 44 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • Cochise College (about 61 miles; Douglas, AZ; FT enrollment: 8,597)
  • Eastern Arizona College (about 97 miles; Thatcher, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,810)
  • Central Arizona College (about 107 miles; Coolidge, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • Arizona State University-Polytechnic (about 129 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,311)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sonoita: Crown C Ranch (A), Douglas Ranch (B), Fort Buchanan (C), Fort Crittenden (D), Gardner Ranch (E), Hammond Ranch (F), Heart S Ranch (G), Kellogg Ranch (H), Papago Springs Ranch (I), S X Ranch (J), Sonoita - Elgin Landfill (K), Sonoita - Elgin Fire District (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Sonoita: Sonoita Bible Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Santa Cruz County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS (Population served: 297, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-28-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SONOITA MERCANTILE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2007)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-25-2007)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
CASA ARROYO ASSOC INC (Population served: 54, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2006)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2006)
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
SONOITA SPRINGS WATER CO (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-11-2007)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
Arizona:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

70.7%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.5%
Whole state:

7.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Sonoita (2011 data):

  • National Bank of Arizona: Sonoita Branch at Junction Highways 83 And 82, branch established on 1989/07/31. 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 Sonoita:

Marital status in Sonoita, AZ
  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 19.5%

For population 25 years and over in Sonoita:

  • High school or higher: 96.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 59.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 25.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Arizona average:

12.2

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Sonoita
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sonoita, AZ (based on Santa Cruz County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic15,2177
Evangelical Protestant2,00929
Other9663
Mainline Protestant4594
None28,769-
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: 10
This county:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
This county:

4.24 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
This county:

7.77 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

6.1%
State:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Santa Cruz County:

21.6%
State:

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

15.8%
State:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.9%
Arizona:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.5%
Arizona:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Sonoita:

28.7
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.3%
Arizona:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.9%
Arizona:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
Sonoita:

37.7%
Arizona:

33.3%

General health condition:
Sonoita:

55.0%
Arizona:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.5%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sonoita, AZ Residents

4.86% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,246 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
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 Pima County, AZ  2.18% ($29,829 average AGI)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.75% ($31,163)


5.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,873 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
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 Pima County, AZ  3.17% ($35,427 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.85% ($29,829)
to Cochise County, AZ  0.12% ($25,550)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sonoita:

  • 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.)
  • KNST (790 AM; 5 kW; TUCSON, AZ)
  • KNXN (1470 AM; 3 kW; SIERRA VISTA, AZ; Owner: GOOD MUSIC, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTAN (1420 AM; 2 kW; SIERRA VISTA, AZ; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KSAZ (580 AM; 5 kW; MARANA, AZ; Owner: OWL BROADCASTING & DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • KJLL (1330 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH TUCSON, AZ; Owner: HUDSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sonoita:

  • KXCI (91.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FOUNDATION FOR CREATIVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWFM-FM (97.1 FM; GREEN VALLEY, AZ; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • K261CK (100.1 FM; SAN XAVIER, AZ; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KGMG (106.3 FM; ORACLE, AZ; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • KCDX (103.1 FM; FLORENCE, AZ; Owner: DESERT WEST AIR RANCHERS CORPORATION)
  • KXKQ (94.1 FM; SAFFORD, AZ; Owner: MCMURRAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIIM-FM (99.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOYT (92.9 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHYT (107.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRQQ (93.7 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Sonoita:

  • KWBA (Channel 58; SIERRA VISTA, AZ; Owner: TUCSON COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KMSB-TV (Channel 11; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: KMSB-TV, INC.)

Sonoita fatal accident list:

Sep 2, 2010 11:13 PM, Lower Elgin Rd, Lat: 31.671533, Lon: -110.593769, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 6, 2009 11:55 PM, Sr-82, Lat: 31.693119, Lon: -110.606092, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 27, Fatalities: 11
Feb 27, 2008 02:32 PM, Sr-82, Star View Dr, Lat: 31.683750, Lon: -110.624730, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 18, 2004 01:25 PM, Sr-82, Lat: 31.679428, Lon: -110.655057, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 29, 2003 08:20 PM, Sr-82, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 7, 1998 06:21 PM, Sr-82, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 102ft / 31.1mTotal length
  • $1,000Total costs
  • 23,376Total average daily traffic
  • 3,249Total average daily truck traffic
  • 23,516Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sonoita, AZ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41940-1949
  • 51960-1969
  • 21970-1979
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sonoita, AZ

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sonoita)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Jct Of Us Hwys 82 & 83 (Lat: 31.680083 Lon: -110.653972), Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: WNMM541,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.825 MHz, Grant Date: 05/17/1999, Expiration Date: 06/07/2009, Cancellation Date: 07/25/2009, Certifier: Gerald W Hofmann, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 31.678833 Lon: -110.656056, Call Sign: WQWG963,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.027 MHz, 154.505 MHz, 158.340 MHz, 159.547 MHz, 159.682 MHz, 159.787 MHz, 159.892 MHz, 159.982 MHz, 158.392 MHz, Grant Date: 08/19/2015, Expiration Date: 08/19/2025, Certifier: James Crosby, Registrant: Lone Peak Licensing, LLC, Draper, UT 84020-1336, Phone: (801) 938-9346, Fax: (801) 938-9465, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sonoita)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1346W , Serial Number: 2627, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 12/17/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 05/07/2018
    Registrant (Individual): J C Keenum, 17085 E Yucca Ash Farm Rd, Sonoita, AZ 85637
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 40471 , Serial Number: 27-7305189, Year manufactured: 1973, Certificate Issue Date: 10/27/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Christopher C Hamilton, Po Box 1295, Sonoita, AZ 85637
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5822B , Serial Number: 33822, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 11/08/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 01/09/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Coy J Hubbell, Po Box 232, Sonoita, AZ 85637
  • Aircraft: MUELLER GEORGE C MUELLER-CH701 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912UL SERIES (80 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 744AW , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 12/22/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 03/07/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Wet N Red LLC, Po Box 303, Sonoita, AZ 85637
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 759HZ , Serial Number: 18266019, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 11/07/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 03/13/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Michael Cade, Po Box 571, Sonoita, AZ 85637

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 17. The highest number of reported fires - 39 took place in 2007, and the least - 0 in 2012. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Sonoita, AZ When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (87.5%), and Structure Fires (4.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sonoita, AZ
    • 25287.5%Outside Fires
    • 144.9%Structure Fires
    • 124.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 103.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sonoita, AZ
Most common first names in Sonoita, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John572.0 years
William568.8 years
Robert579.4 years
Charles472.5 years
James480.0 years
George478.2 years
Donald478.7 years
Elizabeth479.5 years
Mary480.3 years
Ralph471.0 years
Most common last names in Sonoita, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith487.8 years
Johnson353.0 years
Robinson374.7 years
Bennett282.5 years
Grennan287.5 years
Feldmann265.0 years
Aria267.0 years
Hummel275.9 years
Miller275.5 years
Cunningham276.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sonoita, AZ
  • 46.2%Electricity
  • 37.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.1%Wood
  • 4.3%Other fuel
  • 1.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sonoita, AZ
  • 51.2%Electricity
  • 48.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Sonoita compared to Arizona state average:

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

Sonoita on our top lists:

  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Doctorate degrees (population 500+)"
  • #54 (85637) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
There are 5 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • James D. Kueneman (1)
  • John L. Franklin (1)
  • Robert E. Munger (1)
  • Gail M. Getzwiller (1)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2020.