Superior, Arizona

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Population in 2014: 2,916 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.4%
 
Males: 1,426  (48.9%)
Females: 1,490  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  45.0 years
Arizona median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 85173.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,255 (it was $27,069 in 2000)
Superior:

$37,255
AZ:

$48,510

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,573 (it was $12,490 in 2000)

Superior town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $92,277 (it was $45,400 in 2000)
Superior:

$92,277
AZ:

$166,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $785.

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  • Races in Superior, AZ (2013)

    Superior races chart
    • 1,73358.6%Hispanic
    • 1,02534.7%White alone
    • 1384.7%Two or more races
    • 341.2%American Indian alone
    • 331.1%Asian alone
    • 260.9%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Superior: 91.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (8.1%), English (6.8%), Irish (6.5%), United States (3.5%), Dutch (2.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Incorporated in 1976

Elevation: 2843 feet

Land area: 1.93 square miles.

Population density: 1,510 people per square mile   (low).

Superior,AZ real estate house value index trend

Superior, Arizona map

For population 25 years and over in Superior:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 15.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Superior town:

  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 19.0%

108 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America).

This town:

3.7%
Arizona:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $707 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $676 (0.8%)

Superior satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Pinal, AZ (17.7 miles , pop. 59,965).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Mesa, AZ (38.1 miles , pop. 396,375).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (58.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Top-of-the-World, AZ (2.7 miles ), Queen Valley, AZ (3.3 miles ), Miami, AZ (3.9 miles ), Claypool, AZ (4.1 miles ), North Pinal, AZ (4.2 miles ), Icehouse Canyon, AZ (4.2 miles ), Central Heights-Midland City, AZ (4.3 miles ), El Capitan, AZ (4.3 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $85,300
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $57,700
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $61,900
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $86,400
  • 2005: 24 buildings, average cost: $85,400
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.29 N, Longitude: 111.10 W

Area code: 520

Superior household income distribution Superior home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 11 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.77
Arizona average:

1.88

Superior tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.6%
Arizona:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -248 (-7.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (28%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Superior, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Superior-area historical earthquake activity is near Arizona state average. It is 364% 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 318.3 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 265.7 miles away from Superior center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
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 317.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 273.4 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 264.9 miles away from Superior center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 467.1 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 Pinal County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Fires: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Superior topographic map

Birthplace of: Evan Wallach - Federal Judge, Kern W. Dunagan - Army Medal of Honor recipient.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Superior: Kern W. Dunagan.

airports located in Superior:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Superior:

  • Arizona State University-Polytechnic (about 34 miles; Mesa, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 3,311)
  • Central Arizona College (about 40 miles; Coolidge, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • Chandler-Gilbert Community College (about 41 miles; Chandler, AZ; FT enrollment: 8,047)
  • Mesa Community College (about 45 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 14,726)
  • Scottsdale Community College (about 48 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 6,030)
  • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale (about 49 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,123)
  • Arizona State University-Skysong (about 49 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,445)

Public schools in Superior:

  • SUPERIOR SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 139, Location: 100 MARY DRIVE)
  • SUPERIOR JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 66, Location: 100 MARY DRIVE)
  • CVIT - SUPERIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 100 MARY DRIVE)
  • COBRE VALLEY CENTRAL PROGRAMS (Location: 199 LOBB AVENUE)
  • JOHN F KENNEDY SCHOOL (Location: 1500 SUNSET DR)
See full list of schools located in Superior

Library in Superior:

  • SUPERIOR PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $116,821; Location: 99 KELLNER AVE.; 12,996 books; 161 audio materials; 681 video materials; 39 state licensed databases; 48 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Superior is the home of the World's Smallest Museum, Boyce Thompson Aboreteum, and the Apache Leap and Picket Post Mountains. In April, Superior holds the 2nd largest rock climbing event in the nation. Some of the best homemade Mexican foods can be found here. Wyatt Earp's 3rd wife was burried here. Wagon tracks of the late 1800's can also be seen. Home of famous movirs like The Gauntlet, The Prophecy, U-Turn, and Eight Legged Freaks were filmed here. Some of the richest copper has been mined here in Superior. It's a must see place. added by Bundy

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Notable locations in Superior: Superior Sanitary District Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Magma Railroad Station (B), Superior Town Hall (C), Superior Public Library (D), Superior Fire Department (E), Superior Police Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Superior include: Gospel Light Baptist Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), First Assembly of God (C), Presbyterian Church (D), Saint Francis of Assisi Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attractions: Apache Tear Western Village (Museums; 1111 West USHighway 60), Buckboard City Cafe (Museums; 1111 West USHighway 60), Boyce Thompson Southwestern Arboretum (Museums; Highway 60), Superior Historical Society Inc (Historical Places & Services; 350 West Main Street).

Hotel: El Portal (Old Highway 60 70 West).

Court: Pinal County Government - Superior Kearny Justice Court (60 East Main Street).

Pinal 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 2013 was 83.9. This is about average.

City:

83.9
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 2.06. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.06
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 48.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

48.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 22.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.39. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.39
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.8%
(17.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.7% for other race residents, 3.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.3%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.2%
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

Superior, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Superior (2011 data):

  • Bank of the West: Superior Branch at 351 Main Street, branch established on 1934/06/04. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
Arizona average:

12.5

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Superior town (based on Pinal County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic39,26820
Evangelical Protestant20,514155
Other15,39445
Mainline Protestant5,86921
Black Protestant3693
Orthodox2001
None294,156-
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: 34
Pinal County:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 60
Pinal County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 107
Here:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Pinal County:

28.1%
Arizona:

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

12.4%
State:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Superior:

48.8%
Arizona:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.9%
Arizona:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Superior:

20.3%
Arizona:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Superior:

12.6%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.6%
Arizona:

33.3%

General health condition:
Superior:

52.7%
Arizona:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Superior:

78.1%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Superior, AZ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$5,294$63,5280$0
Other Government Administration 7$36,484$62,5440$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$1,420
Police Protection - Officers 7$30,526$52,3300$0
Firefighters 6$21,021$42,0426$1,330
Streets and Highways 7$19,335$33,1460$0
Sewerage 0$0 2$1,548
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$521
Local Libraries 2$5,917$35,5020$0
Other and Unallocable 2$4,101$24,6063$2,650
Totals for Government 32$122,678$46,00416$7,469

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $763,000 ($261.66)
    Parks & Recreation: $603,000 ($206.79)
    Libraries: $530,000 ($181.76)
    Financial Administration: $428,000 ($146.78)
    Regular Highways: $346,000 ($118.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $292,000 ($100.14)
    Sewerage: $278,000 ($95.34)
    Fire Protection: $160,000 ($54.87)
    Health Services - Other: $103,000 ($35.32)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($5.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $94,000 ($32.24)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $936,000 ($320.99)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $240,000 ($82.30)
    Sewerage: $214,000 ($73.39)
    All Other: $27,000 ($9.26)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $198,000 ($67.90)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($5.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $726,000 ($248.97)
    General Support: $712,000 ($244.17)
    Highways: $382,000 ($131.00)
  • Tax - Property: $250,000 ($85.73)
    Total General Sales: $172,000 ($58.98)
    NEC: $28,000 ($9.60)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,530,000 ($524.69)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,455,000 ($498.97)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $75,000 ($25.72)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $867,000 ($297.33)

11.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,016 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.03%
Arizona average:

5.73%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($467 average AGI)
Pinal County:

0.04%
Arizona average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Maricopa County, AZ  5.32% ($38,492 average AGI)
from Pima County, AZ  0.58% ($42,220)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.13% ($39,108)


11.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,309 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.31%
Arizona average:

5.60%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($133 average AGI)
Pinal County:

0.04%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Maricopa County, AZ  6.56% ($44,215 average AGI)
to Pima County, AZ  0.57% ($37,347)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.11% ($33,302)

Strongest AM radio stations in Superior:

  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCKY (1150 AM; 5 kW; COOLIDGE, AZ; Owner: CORTARO BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXEM (1010 AM; 15 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES OF PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KFYI (550 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTAR (620 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KIKO (1340 AM; 1 kW; MIAMI, AZ; Owner: SHOECRAFT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSAZ (580 AM; 5 kW; MARANA, AZ; Owner: OWL BROADCASTING & DEVELOPMENT, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Superior:

  • KMRR (100.3 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KVJC (91.9 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KRXS-FM (97.3 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: LINDA C. POTYKA)
  • KCDX (103.1 FM; FLORENCE, AZ; Owner: DESERT WEST AIR RANCHERS CORPORATION)
  • KEDJ (103.9 FM; GILBERT, AZ; Owner: NPR PHOENIX, LLC)
  • KZLZ-FM2 (105.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K263AA (100.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K255AC (98.9 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMMUN. COLLEGE DIST)
  • KGMG (106.3 FM; ORACLE, AZ; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • KXKQ (94.1 FM; SAFFORD, AZ; Owner: MCMURRAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXCI (91.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FOUNDATION FOR CREATIVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZLZ (105.3 FM; KEARNY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSLX-FM (100.7 FM; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Owner: CACTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KLVK (89.1 FM; FOUNTAIN HILLS, AZ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KKLT (98.7 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K210CP (89.9 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K220HH (91.9 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Superior:

  • KAET (Channel 8; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
Superior fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Superior fatal accident list:

Nov 12, 2012 07:46 PM, Us-60, Lat: 33.28727, Lon: -111.10574, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 29, 2007 11:59 AM, Us-60, Western Ave, Lat: 33.28754, Lon: -111.10465, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 19, 2006 10:21 AM, Us-60, Lat: 33.28502, Lon: -111.12257, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Feb 21, 1981 10:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 1, 1976 10:45 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 1, 1975 10:45 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 54m177ftTotal length
  • $2,692,000Total costs
  • 45,376Total average daily traffic
  • 4,093Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Superior)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Superior, AZ)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • SuperiorRC9, Lat: 33.305639 Lon: -111.071083, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 4.5 m, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WQKD376
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 04/07/2009, Expiration Date: 04/07/2019, Certifier: James F RuizRegistrant: Coppernet Systems, Inc, 346 Alden Rd, Kearny, AZ 85237, Phone: (520) 363-9737, Fax: (520) 363-7551, Email:
  • Oakflat Substation, Oakflat Substation 2 Miles North-East Of (Lat: 33.306083 Lon: -111.068306), Type: Pole, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQLM313
    Assigned Frequencies: 11648.1 MHzGrant Date: 03/08/2010, Expiration Date: 03/08/2020, Certifier: Chris W CampbellRegistrant: Salt River Project Ai&pd, M/S: Pbf200, Phoenix, AZ 85072, Phone: (602) 236-8924, Fax: (602) 236-8560, Email:
  • RC9, Alongside I-60 (Lat: 33.305639 Lon: -111.071083), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQPE788
    Assigned Frequencies: 19675.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 19435.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 19435.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 19435.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz... (+6 more)Grant Date: 04/25/2012, Expiration Date: 04/25/2022, Certifier: James F RuizRegistrant: Coppernet Systems, Inc., 346 Alden Rd., Kearny, AZ 85137, Phone: (520) 363-9737, Fax: (520) 363-7551, Email:
  • CVRMC SUPERI, Hwy 60 (Lat: 33.286417 Lon: -111.117472), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6.7 m, Overall height: 7.7 m, Call Sign: WQWE618, Licensee ID: L01469969
    Assigned Frequencies: 17875.0 MHz, 17875.0 MHz, 17875.0 MHz, 17875.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/31/2015, Expiration Date: 07/31/2025, Certifier: James RuizRegistrant: Coppernet Systems, Inc, 346 Alden Road, Kearney, AZ 85137, Phone: (520) 363-9737, Fax: (520) 363-7551, Email:
  • SILVER KING, Silver King Receiving Station 5 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 33.338583 Lon: -111.037528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 32 m, Call Sign: WEE446
    Assigned Frequencies: 6640.62 MHz, 11158.1 MHz, 10755.0 MHzGrant Date: 05/09/2008, Expiration Date: 08/05/2018Registrant: Salt River Project Ai & Pd, M/S: Pbf200, Phoenix, AZ 85072, Phone: (602) 236-8924, Fax: (602) 236-8560, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: N7MHO, Previous Call Sign: KB7EWK, Licensee ID: L00720276, Grant Date: 05/31/2013, Expiration Date: 08/10/2023, Certifier: Karl L Deffenbaugh, Registrant: Karl L Deffenbaugh, 154 Lime Street, Superior, AZ 85273-5031
  • Call Sign: W7ABS, Grant Date: 07/14/1994, Expiration Date: 07/14/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/15/2006, Registrant: Edward L Watson, 296 Magma Ave, Superior, AZ 85273
  • Call Sign: WA7JYR, Licensee ID: L00308257, Grant Date: 12/21/2000, Expiration Date: 03/19/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/20/2013, Registrant: Clarence J Cook, 576 Gibbs, Superior, AZ 85273
  • Call Sign: NU7R, Previous Call Sign: KE6FG, Licensee ID: L00246223, Grant Date: 01/20/2001, Expiration Date: 01/20/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/23/2013, Certifier: Curtis A Rossow, Registrant: Curtis A Rossow, 240 N Kellner Ave, Superior, AZ 85273

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: HUGHES 369HS (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: Turbo-shaft
    N-Number: 116EC , Serial Number: 110274S
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Robert B Wilson, Po Box 141, Superior, AZ 85173, Other Owners: Gary L Wilson
  • Aircraft: HUGHES 369A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Turbo-shaft
    N-Number: 158CM , Serial Number: 701430
    Registrant (Individual): Robert Wilson, Po Box 141, Superior, AZ 85273
  • Aircraft: COOK KENNETH J SONEX (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 403SX , Serial Number: 0403, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 11/30/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth J Cook, 332 W Marion Dr, Superior, AZ 85173
  • Aircraft: HUGHES 369HS (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: Turbo-shaft
    N-Number: 4467V , Serial Number: 120363S, Airworthiness Date: 10/19/1983
    Registrant (Individual): Robert B Wilson, Po Box 141, Superior, AZ 85173
  • Aircraft: CONSOLIDATED VULTEE BT-13B (SNV-2) (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 67325 , Serial Number: 79-616, Year manufactured: 1942
    Registrant (Individual): Charles Williams, Box 807, Superior, AZ 85273
  • Aircraft: HUGHES OH-6A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Turbo-shaft
    N-Number: 67BP , Serial Number: 65-12986
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Po Box 141, Superior, AZ 85173

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$126,410
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$87,310
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0004.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$62,610
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2005 2004 2002

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0004.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

BIDEGAIN WATER COMPANY (Address: 151 MAIN ST , Population served: 49, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-17-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JAN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-17-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-20-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-19-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-20-2009)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2006)
  • 22 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 37 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Superior, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2868.8 years
Manuel2771.1 years
Mary1972.1 years
Joe1872.5 years
James1674.9 years
Robert1667.4 years
Jose1669.1 years
Maria1482.1 years
William1468.5 years
Richard1163.5 years
Most common last names in Superior, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hernandez1870.8 years
Martinez1679.2 years
Padilla1475.2 years
Garcia1280.6 years
Lopez1276.1 years
Gonzales1177.5 years
Romero1072.2 years
Acosta981.6 years
Gutierrez976.3 years
Gonzalez872.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Electricity (44%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)

Businesses in Superior, AZ

  • Circle K: 1
  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Superior compared to Arizona state average:

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