St. Michaels, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 1,443. Population change since 2000: +11.4%
Males: 783  (54.3%)
Females: 660  (45.7%)
Median resident age:  33.6 years
Arizona median age:  33.8 years

Zip codes: 86515.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,432 (it was $34,107 in 2000)
St. Michaels:

$45,432
AZ:

$47,826
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,532 (it was $11,572 in 2000)

St. Michaels CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $119,688 (it was $47,500 in 2000)
St. Michaels:

$119,688
AZ:

$151,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $128,957; Detached houses: $164,621; Mobile homes: $49,986
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St. Michaels races chart
  • American Indian alone - 1,252 (86.8%)
  • White alone - 95 (6.6%)
  • Hispanic - 51 (3.5%)
  • Two or more races - 38 (2.6%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.07%)

Races in St. Michaels detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in St. Michaels: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (4.4%), English (3.4%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%), Danish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6746 feet

Land area: 3.83 square miles.

Population density: 377 people per square mile   (very low).

St. Michaels, Arizona map

For population 25 years and over in St. Michaels:

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in St. Michaels CDP:

  • Never married: 42.6%
  • Now married: 32.1%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

17 residents are foreign born

This place:  1.2%
Arizona:  13.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

St. Michaels CDP:  1.0% ($483)
Arizona:  0.9% ($962)
St. Michaels satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rio Rancho, NM (139.0 miles , pop. 51,765).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (145.2 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (224.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Window Rock, AZ (1.4 miles ), Tse Bonito, NM (1.9 miles ), Fort Defiance, AZ (2.4 miles ), Oak Springs, AZ (3.6 miles) , Rock Springs, NM (3.9 miles ), Sawmill, AZ (4.1 miles ), Navajo, NM (4.2 miles ), Yah-ta-hey, NM (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 35.66 N, Longitude: 109.09 W

St. Michaels household income distribution St. Michaels home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

17.8%
Arizona:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Public administration (25%)
  • Construction (24%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Information (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (14%)
  • Registered nurses (13%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (8%)
  • Extraction workers (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (15%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (12%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)

Work and jobs in St. Michaels: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in St. Michaels, Arizona

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Earthquake activity:

St. Michaels-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arizona state average. It is 303% 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 433.9 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 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 422.8 miles away from St. Michaels center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 412.6 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 433.4 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 422.7 miles away from St. Michaels center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 560.6 miles away from the city 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 Apache County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
St. Michaels topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. Michaels:

  • San Juan College (about 93 miles; Farmington, NM; Full-time enrollment: 5,112)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 131 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 146 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 146 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,398)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 146 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • Coconino Community College (about 148 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,090)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 149 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 22,494)

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Notable locations in St. Michaels: Two Story Trading Post (A), Karrigan Trading Post (B), Saint Michaels Chapter House (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in St. Michaels: Saint Michaels Mission (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Apache 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 20.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

20.9
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 24.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 3.22. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.22
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 41.3%
(8.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 43.4% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.2 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  78.1%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.3%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
36 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010
28 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in St. Michaels in 2000:

  • 39 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 27 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 14 people in other workers' dormitories

St. Michaels, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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St. Michaels compared to Arizona 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

St. Michaels travel time to work - commute St. Michaels mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (45%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Utility gas (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Other fuel (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for St. Michaels CDP (based on Apache County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.87%
Here: 49.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents57.7%25.8%3.2%3.0%2.8%
Congregations15.7%20.9%12.2%5.2%8.7%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Reformed Church in North AmericaBaha'iChurches of ChristOther
Adherents1.4%1.1%0.6%0.6%3.7%
Congregations4.3%2.6%1.7%3.5%25.2%
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: 11
Apache County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Apache County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Apache County:

4.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

2.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.8%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Apache County:

31.5%
Arizona:

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

10.2%
State:

14.2%

9.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,666 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.99%
Arizona average:

5.73%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from McKinley County, NM  1.96% ($25,450 average AGI)
from Maricopa County, AZ  1.72% ($30,479)
from Navajo County, AZ  1.55% ($27,807)


9.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,857 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.35%
Arizona average:

5.60%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($106 average AGI)
Apache County:

0.05%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to McKinley County, NM  2.04% ($23,221 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  1.53% ($29,666)
to Navajo County, AZ  1.35% ($27,548)

Strongest AM radio stations in St. Michaels:

  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KGAK (1330 AM; 5 kW; GALLUP, NM; Owner: KRJG, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTHR (1230 AM; 1 kW; GALLUP, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, 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.)
  • KENN (1390 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRKE (1100 AM; 5 kW; MILAN, NM; Owner: CIBOLA RADIO COMPANY)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Michaels:

  • KWIM (102.7 FM; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KWRK (96.1 FM; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KXXI (93.7 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGLX (99.1 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGLP (91.7 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: GALLUP PUBLIC RADIO)
  • K289AD (105.7 FM; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: PROCLAIMING CHRIST'S LOVE MINISTRIES)
  • KYVA (103.7 FM; GRANTS, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)
  • KKOR (94.5 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around St. Michaels:

  • K08HQ (Channel 8; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K68BL (Channel 68; NAVAJO COMP STATION, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K44BB (Channel 44; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • K64AY (Channel 64; NAVAJO COMP STATION, AZ; Owner: EL PASO NATURAL GAS CO.)
  • K66BH (Channel 66; NAVAJO COMP STATION, AZ; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
St. Michaels, Arizona:
  • Fatal accident count: 17
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 26
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 22
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 70
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Arizona average:
  • Fatal accident count: 276
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 440
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 101
  • Fatalities: 298
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 783
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 50
See more detailed statistics of St. Michaels fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • Summit Site, Approx. 6.2 Mi (10 Km) W Of (Lat: 35.673806 Lon: -109.208444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: KNKN208
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/18/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8678, Fax: (703) 584-8694, Email:
  • Approximately 6.2 Miles (10 Km) W Of (Lat: 35.673917 Lon: -109.208694), Structure height: 2364 m, Call Sign: KNKN208
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/18/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8678, Fax: (703) 584-8694, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • SUMMIT, 10 Miles West Of (Lat: 35.671139 Lon: -109.208333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 113.4 m, Call Sign: WPQY252
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6755.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/21/2000, Expiration Date: 11/21/2010, Cancellation Date: 01/22/2011, Certifier: Pat Barringer
    Registrant: Cng Communications, Inc., 7575 E. Redfield Rd Suite 137, Scottsdale, AZ 85260, Phone: (602) 648-5000, Fax: (602) 648-5856, Email:
  • 8.3 Mi. Nw (Lat: 35.762778 Lon: -109.170639), Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WLE797
    Assigned Frequencies: 6875.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/27/1989, Expiration Date: 10/01/2014
    Registrant: The Navajo Nation, P.O.Box 2310, Window Rock, AZ 86515

St. Michaels on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Legal support workers"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Protective service occupations:"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Broadcasting and telecommunications"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Primary, secondary, and special education school teachers:"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Health care"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Protective service occupations:"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other workers' dormitories"
  • #56 (86515) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking other language at home (pop 1,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #18 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+)"
  • #34 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 highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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