Sunwest, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 15.
Males: (60.0%)
Females: (40.0%)
Median resident age:

63.5 years
Arizona median age:

33.8 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $36,471
Sunwest:

$36,471
AZ:

$62,055

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,981

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $89,877
Sunwest:

$89,877
AZ:

$255,900
March 2019 cost of living index in Sunwest: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%

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  • Races in Sunwest, AZ (2019)
    • 2562.5%Two or more races
    • 1537.5%Hispanic
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Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Peoria, AZ (66.6 miles , pop. 108,364).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Glendale, AZ (69.9 miles , pop. 218,812).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (77.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Salome, AZ (3.7 miles ),
Wenden, AZ (3.8 miles ),
Vicksburg, AZ (4.6 miles ),
Aguila, AZ (4.9 miles ),
Tonopah, AZ (5.4 miles),
Utting, AZ (5.5 miles),
Brenda, AZ (5.6 miles ),
Wintersburg, AZ (5.9 miles)

Latitude: 33.65 N, Longitude: 113.41 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 928

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.3%
Arizona:

7.6%

Earthquake activity:

Sunwest-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arizona state average. It is 3624% 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 183.0 miles away from Sunwest 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 183.3 miles away from Sunwest center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 135.3 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 151.7 miles away from Sunwest 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 141.4 miles away from Sunwest center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 332.7 miles away from Sunwest 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 La Paz County (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sunwest:

  • Estrella Mountain Community College (about 63 miles; Avondale, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 4,932)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc (about 66 miles; Avondale, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,860)
  • Glendale Community College (about 71 miles; Glendale, AZ; FT enrollment: 12,533)
  • Arizona State University-West (about 73 miles; Glendale, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,454)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc-Motorcycle Mechanics Institute Division (about 75 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,976)
  • Grand Canyon University (about 75 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 44,186)
  • Everest College-Phoenix (about 75 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,008)

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La Paz 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 place:

2.1 people
Arizona:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

71.4%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

14.3%
Whole state:

7.8%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Sunwest:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 100.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Sunwest:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

0.8
Arizona average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sunwest, AZ (based on La Paz County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,31427
Catholic1,1094
Other1,0104
Mainline Protestant3023
Black Protestant1741
None15,580-
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: 8
La Paz County:

3.98 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
La Paz County:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
La Paz County:

11.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.2%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.0%
State:

22.8%

9.16% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,768 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.16%
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  1.51% ($36,704 average AGI)
from Mohave County, AZ  0.56% ($30,733)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.56% ($50,767)


8.59% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,972 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.59%
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  1.43% ($35,579 average AGI)
to Mohave County, AZ  1.09% ($42,672)
to Riverside County, CA  0.66% ($36,943)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sunwest:

  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, 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.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KXEM (1010 AM; 15 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES OF PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KFYI (550 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sunwest:

  • KSWG (94.1 FM; WICKENBURG, AZ; Owner: CIRCLE S BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KLNZ (103.5 FM; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KBAQ (89.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • K263AI (100.5 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: DONALD F. HENDREN)
  • KHOV-FM (105.3 FM; WICKENBURG, AZ; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Sunwest:

  • W64AN (Channel 64; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 19.6mTotal length
  • 188,297Total average daily traffic
  • 60,257Total average daily truck traffic
  • 188,517Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sunwest, AZ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 181960-1969
  • 11970-1979
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sunwest, AZ
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sunwest, AZ
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Sunwest compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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