Superior, Arizona

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Population in 2017: 3,068 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.7%
 
Males: 1,489  (48.6%)
Females: 1,579  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

45.6 years
Arizona median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 85173.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,852 (it was $27,069 in 2000)
Superior:

$39,852
AZ:

$56,581

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,111 (it was $12,490 in 2000)

Superior town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $107,044 (it was $45,400 in 2000)
Superior:

$107,044
AZ:

$223,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $195,692; detached houses: $217,267; townhouses or other attached units: $303,439; in 2-unit structures: $104,359; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $109,317; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $141,061; mobile homes: $77,596; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $27,976

Median gross rent in 2017: $753.

March 2019 cost of living index in Superior: 92.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.4%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 72.2% for Black residents, 21.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.8% for American Indian residents, 44.1% for other race residents, 8.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Superior, AZ (2010)
    • 1,94268.5%Hispanic
    • 81928.9%White alone
    • 230.8%American Indian alone
    • 240.8%Two or more races
    • 110.4%Asian alone
    • 90.3%Black alone
    • 90.3%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Superior, Arizona as of July 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Superior is 277 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.58
Arizona average:

1.77
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Ancestries: English (2.8%), German (1.6%), American (1.2%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Incorporated in 1976

Elevation: 2843 feet

Land area: 1.93 square miles.

Population density: 1,588 people per square mile   (low).

Superior, Arizona map

163 residents are foreign born (4.9% Latin America).

This town:

5.2%
Arizona:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $799 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $551 (0.7%)

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)

Latitude: 33.29 N, Longitude: 111.10 W

Area code: 520

Distribution of median household income in Superior, AZ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Superior, AZ in 2017
Superior satellite photo by USGS

Superior tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.8%
Arizona:

4.6%
Most common industries in Superior, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (13.2%)
  • Educational services (11.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (9.9%)
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (17.5%)
  • Public administration (15.4%)
  • Construction (15.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (17.4%)
  • Health care (11.7%)
  • Public administration (10.6%)
  • Social assistance (7.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • U. S. Postal service (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Superior, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.9%)

Average climate in Superior, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Superior, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 113. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

113
U.S.:

74
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

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.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 43.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

43.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 24.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

19.6

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 the city 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 Superior 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 the city 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 (13).
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

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

Points of interest:

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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 US Highway 60), Buckboard City Cafe (Museums; 1111 West US Highway 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).

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

Pinal 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 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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Superior:

Marital status in Superior, AZ
  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 34.5%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 21.3%

For population 25 years and over in Superior:

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 15.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
Arizona average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Superior, AZ (based on Pinal County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Pinal County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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
Here:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.0%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.1%
Arizona:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pinal County:

12.4%
Arizona:

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
Police Protection - Officers 7$30,526$52,3300$0
Other Government Administration 7$36,484$62,5440$0
Streets and Highways 7$19,335$33,1460$0
Firefighters 6$21,021$42,0426$1,330
Local Libraries 2$5,917$35,5020$0
Other and Unallocable 2$4,101$24,6063$2,650
Financial Administration 1$5,294$63,5280$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$1,420
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$521
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 2$1,548
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 32$122,678$46,00416$7,469

Superior government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,050,000 ($342.24)
    Water Utilities: $661,000 ($215.45)
    Air Transportation: $180,000 ($58.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $18,000 ($5.87)
    Housing and Community Development: $9,000 ($2.93)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $940,000 ($306.39)
    Water Utilities: $676,000 ($220.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $623,000 ($203.06)
    Local Fire Protection: $559,000 ($182.20)
    Regular Highways: $529,000 ($172.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $439,000 ($143.09)
    Sewerage: $375,000 ($122.23)
    Central Staff Services: $346,000 ($112.78)
    Libraries: $164,000 ($53.46)
    General - Other: $138,000 ($44.98)
    Air Transportation: $99,000 ($32.27)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $63,000 ($20.53)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $54,000 ($17.60)
    Financial Administration: $37,000 ($12.06)
    Housing and Community Development: $9,000 ($2.93)
    Parking Facilities: $6,000 ($1.96)
    Transit Utilities: $3,000 ($0.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $195,000 ($63.56)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $33,000 ($10.76)
    Local Fire Protection: $16,000 ($5.22)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($1.63)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($0.65)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,241,000 ($730.44)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $73,000 ($23.79)

Superior government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $682,000 ($222.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $584,000 ($190.35)
    Other: $392,000 ($127.77)
    Air Transportation: $100,000 ($32.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000 ($8.15)
    Parking Facilities: $3,000 ($0.98)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $174,000 ($56.71)
    Other: $75,000 ($24.45)
    Housing and Community Development: $24,000 ($7.82)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $104,000 ($33.90)
    General Revenue - Other: $81,000 ($26.40)
    Special Assessments: $60,000 ($19.56)
    Rents: $47,000 ($15.32)
    Fines and Forfeits: $40,000 ($13.04)
    Donations From Private Sources: $23,000 ($7.50)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.33)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,041,000 ($339.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $656,000 ($213.82)
    Highways: $193,000 ($62.91)
    Other: $108,000 ($35.20)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,886,000 ($614.73)
    Property: $216,000 ($70.40)
    Public Utilities Sales: $124,000 ($40.42)
    Other Selective Sales: $42,000 ($13.69)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $31,000 ($10.10)
    Other: $17,000 ($5.54)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $6,000 ($1.96)
    Other License: $2,000 ($0.65)

Superior government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,225,000 ($2029.01)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,585,000 ($1820.40)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $640,000 ($208.60)

Superior government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $218,000 ($71.06)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,687,000 ($1853.65)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $91,000 ($29.66)

12.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,139 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.20%
Arizona average:

6.11%

0.42% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,260 average AGI)
Pinal County:

0.42%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Maricopa County, AZ  5.53% ($45,912 average AGI)
from Pima County, AZ  0.56% ($46,528)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.17% ($48,430)


9.22% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,381 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.22%
Arizona average:

5.15%

0.40% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,826 average AGI)
Pinal County:

0.40%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Maricopa County, AZ  4.76% ($45,480 average AGI)
to Pima County, AZ  0.49% ($46,716)
to Yavapai County, AZ  0.10% ($53,527)

Businesses in Superior, AZ

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

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)

Medal of Honor Recipients

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

Superior fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Superior fatal accident list:

Nov 12, 2012 07:46 PM, Us-60, Lat: 33.287267, Lon: -111.105744, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 29, 2007 11:59 AM, Us-60, Western Ave, Lat: 33.287536, Lon: -111.104650, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 19, 2006 10:21 AM, Us-60, Lat: 33.285020, Lon: -111.122570, 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
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 118ft / 36.3mTotal length
  • $8,000Total costs
  • 66,775Total average daily traffic
  • 7,304Total average daily truck traffic
  • 56,439Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Superior, AZ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Superior, AZ

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: K7CQW, Previous Call Sign: KC7GQW, Licensee ID: L00138790, Grant Date: 05/17/2019, Expiration Date: 08/04/2029, Registrant: Matthew L Kipp, 616 W Santa Rita St, Superior, AZ 85173
  • 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
  • Call Sign: KJ7AIT, Licensee ID: L02198739, Grant Date: 08/28/2018, Expiration Date: 08/28/2028, Certifier: Donald E Price, Registrant: Donald E Price, 408 W Picket Post Dr, Superior, AZ 85173

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: HUGHES 369HS (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: ROLLS-ROYC 250-C20B (420 HP) (Turbo-shaft)
    N-Number: 116EC , Serial Number: 110274S, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 07/11/2017, Certificate Issue Date: 10/23/2013
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 01/16/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Robert Wilson, Po Box 141, Superior, AZ 85273
  • Aircraft: HUGHES 369HS (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: ALLISON 250 SER 400HP (400 HP) (Turbo-shaft)
    N-Number: 363JS , Serial Number: 930517S, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 11/20/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 11/17/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Robert B Wilson, Po Box 141, Superior, AZ 85173
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 04/19/2004
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 04/03/2012
    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 in Superior, AZ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Superior, AZ - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 17. The highest number of fires - 44 took place in 2017, and the least - 0 in 2016. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Superior, AZ When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (52.5%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (25.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Superior, AZ
    • 13552.5%Outside Fires
    • 6625.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 4015.6%Structure Fires
    • 166.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Superior, AZ
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Superior, AZ
  • 58.5%Utility gas
  • 39.0%Electricity
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Superior, AZ
  • 50.9%Utility gas
  • 46.8%Electricity
  • 2.3%Wood


Superior compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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