Steamboat, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 284. Population change since 2000: +21.9%
Males: 117  (41.2%)
Females: 167  (58.8%)
Median resident age:  30.7 years
Arizona median age:  37.5 years

Zip codes: 86505.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $14,804 (it was $9,276 in 2000)
Steamboat:

$14,804
AZ:

$53,558

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $9,152 (it was $3,767 in 2000)

Steamboat CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $45,325 (it was $12,500 in 2000)
Steamboat:

$45,325
AZ:

$205,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $72,313; Detached houses: $84,894; Mobile homes: $8,227
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  • Races in Steamboat, AZ (2010)

    Steamboat races chart
    • 25890.8%American Indian alone
    • 144.9%Hispanic
    • 113.9%Two or more races
    • 10.4%White alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Steamboat: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6560 feet

Land area: 2.36 square miles.

Population density: 120 people per square mile   (very low).

Steamboat, Arizona map

For population 25 years and over in Steamboat:

  • High school or higher: 75.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 15.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Steamboat CDP:

  • Never married: 50.9%
  • Now married: 32.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 5.9%



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Steamboat, Arizona as of February 20, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Steamboat to the number of sex offenders is 301 to 1.


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

Steamboat CDP:  5.0% ($627)
Arizona:  0.9% ($962)
Steamboat satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Coconino, AZ (102.8 miles , pop. 74,488).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (188.1 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (198.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Toyei, AZ (2.4 miles) , Cornfields, AZ (3.4 miles ), Burnside, AZ (3.6 miles ), Greasewood, AZ (3.9 miles ), Jeddito, AZ (3.9 miles ), Whitecone, AZ (4.0 miles ), Ganado, AZ (4.2 miles ), Low Mountain, AZ (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 35.75 N, Longitude: 109.86 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 928

Steamboat household income distribution Steamboat home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

13.3%
Arizona:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (28%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (71%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (36%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (24%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (36%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Steamboat, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Steamboat-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arizona state average. It is 351% 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 393.5 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 381.8 miles away from Steamboat center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 376.0 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 398.6 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 387.7 miles away from Steamboat center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 518.2 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 (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Fires: 3, Storms: 3, 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).
Steamboat topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Steamboat:

  • Coconino Community College (about 109 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 2,090)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 109 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 22,494)
  • San Juan College (about 118 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 153 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • Northcentral University (about 159 miles; Prescott Valley, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,927)
  • Yavapai College (about 169 miles; Prescott, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 188 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,398)

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Notable location: Steamboat Canyon Trading Post (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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 58.0%
(66.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 58.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.8 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  86.5%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.4%
Whole state:  7.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.0
Arizona average:

12.5

Steamboat travel time to work - commute Steamboat mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Steamboat CDP (based on Apache County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other15,37735
Catholic15,00013
Evangelical Protestant3,83473
Mainline Protestant71511
None36,592-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

41.7%
Arizona:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Steamboat:

41.0%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Steamboat:

28.6
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Steamboat:

32.7%
Arizona:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Steamboat:

9.8%
Arizona:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Steamboat:

6.5
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

28.1%
Arizona:

33.3%

General health condition:
Steamboat:

50.0%
Arizona:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Steamboat:

79.3%
Arizona:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Steamboat, AZ Residents

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 Steamboat:

  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • 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.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDJI (1270 AM; 5 kW; HOLBROOK, AZ; Owner: PETRACOM OF HOLBROOK, L.L.C.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KGAK (1330 AM; 5 kW; GALLUP, NM; Owner: KRJG, INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Steamboat:

  • KFXR-FM (107.3 FM; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KUYI (88.1 FM; HOTEVILLA, AZ; Owner: THE HOPI FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Steamboat:

  • K08HQ (Channel 8; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • $651,000Total costs
  • 111Total average daily traffic
  • 1Total average daily truck traffic
  • 130Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 0.28 Miles North Of Hwy 264 On Road C-429 (Lat: 35.769417 Lon: -109.788194), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WPVI996
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 05/30/2012, Expiration Date: 06/25/2022, Certifier: Brian A SchuchmanRegistrant: Rini O\'Neil, Pc, 1200 New Hampshire Ave Nw, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 955-5516, Fax: (202) 296-2014, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Steamboat I, Lat: 35.769500 Lon: -109.788167, Type: Mtower, Structure height: 23 m, Call Sign: WQXI958
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/21/2016, Expiration Date: 03/21/2026, Certifier: Lester LeeRegistrant: Americas Communications, 6100 W Gila Springs Place Suite 7, Chandler, AZ 85226, Phone: (602) 304-1760, Fax: (877) 284-0791, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (74%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Other fuel (3%)

Steamboat compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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