U.S. Cities - City-Data Homepage  
Sweetwater, Arizona forum City-Data.com Homepage

Sweetwater, Arizona



Jump to a detailed profile or search
site with Google Custom Search

Back to Sweetwater, AZ housing info, Apache County, Arizona, AZ smaller cities, AZ small cities, All Cities.


We are giving away $1200 in prizes - enter simply by sending us your own city pictures!

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Median resident age:  25.9 years
Arizona median age:  34.2 years

Zip code: 86514

Estimated median household income in 2012: $20,681 (it was $14,255 in 2000)
Sweetwater:

$20,681
AZ:

$47,826
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $8,974

Sweetwater CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $43,320 (it was $19,700 in 2000)
Sweetwater:

$43,320
AZ:

$151,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $133,905; Detached houses: $120,135; Townhouses or other attached units: $327,484; In 2-unit structures: $25,854; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $173,637; Mobile homes: $121,986

Sweetwater, AZ residents, houses, and apartments details

Business Search - 14 Million verified businesses
Search for: near:  
Sweetwater races chart
  • American Indian alone - 5,476 (96.8%)
  • White alone - 96 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 40 (0.7%)
  • Hispanic - 38 (0.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 6 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.02%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sweetwater: 119.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone




Home Value Estimate
Address:
Unit (optional):
City
State
Zip


Recent Home Sales
Address:
City

State
Zip
Min Price (optional)

Max Price (optional)
Prioritization:



Sweetwater, Arizona map

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

Sweetwater CCD:  1.0% ($199)
Arizona:  0.9% ($962)
Sweetwater satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Flagstaff, AZ (166.7 miles , pop. 52,894).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (189.5 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (270.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Rock Point, AZ (4.0 miles ), Red Mesa, AZ (4.0 miles ), Round Rock, AZ (4.2 miles ), Teec Nos Pos, AZ (4.3 miles ), Beclabito, NM (4.4 miles ), Lukachukai, AZ (4.7 miles ), Dennehotso, AZ (5.5 miles ), Tsaile, AZ (5.5 miles ).

Latitude: 36.73 N, Longitude: 109.34 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 928

Sweetwater household income distribution Sweetwater home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

20.4%
Arizona:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (3%)
  • Educational services (36%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Apparel (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Construction laborers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Electricians (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (15%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Sweetwater, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Sweetwater, Arizona average temperatures Sweetwater, Arizona average precipitation
 
Sweetwater, Arizona humidity
 
Sweetwater, Arizona wind speed
 
Sweetwater, Arizona snowfall
 
Sweetwater, Arizona sunshine
 
Sweetwater, Arizona clear and cloudy days
 

Back to the top

Earthquake activity:

Sweetwater-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arizona state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/2008 at 20:09:59, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 ML, Depth: 6.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 43.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/25/1991 at 21:02:13, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 MD, Depth: 0.8 mi) earthquake occurred 65.3 miles away from Sweetwater center
On 9/26/2002 at 10:32:10, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 ML, Depth: 2.4 mi) earthquake occurred 80.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

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, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sweetwater:

  • San Juan College (about 65 miles; Farmington, NM; Full-time enrollment: 3,028)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 90 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • Mesa State College (about 168 miles; Grand Junction, CO; FT enrollment: 5,126)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 169 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 17,288)
  • Western State College of Colorado (about 183 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 188 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 5,120)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 190 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,438)

Click to draw/clear place borders

Notable locations in Sweetwater: Red Rock Trading Post (A), Buffalo Pass Campground (B), Rock Point Trading Post (C), Floating House Ruins (D), Rock Point Community School Fire Department (E), Teec Nos Pos Ambulance Service (F), Teec Nos Pos Chapter House (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Sweetwater: Navajo Lutheran Missions (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Big Lake (A), Walker Creek Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Blackhorse Creek (A), Dry Farm Wash (B), Cove Wash (C), Lukachukai Creek (D), Sweetwater Wash (E), Standing Redrock Creek (F), Kit Sili Wash (G), Pine Wash (H), Tyende Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Sweetwater include: Tohache Recreation Area (1), Mexican Water Recreation Area (2). Display/hide their locations 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

Average household size:
This place:  3.3 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  73.3%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.1%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

48.3%
Whole state:

13.9%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

30.0%
Whole state:

6.2%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sweetwater, AZ

Sweetwater compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


Back to the top

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (48%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (34%)
  • Coal or coke (6%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Sweetwater CCD (based on Apache County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.87%
Here49.9%
USA50.2%

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.
State:

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

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

2.87 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

12.8%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Apache County:

31.5%
State:

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

10.2%
State:

14.2%

12.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,627 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.14%
Arizona average:

8.20%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($131 average AGI)
Apache County:

0.09%
Arizona average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from McKinley County, NM  2.59% ($21,378 average AGI)
from Maricopa County, AZ  2.07% ($30,151)
from San Juan County, NM  1.74% ($27,027)


11.61% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,438 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.61%
Arizona average:

5.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Maricopa County, AZ  2.36% ($24,904 average AGI)
to McKinley County, NM  2.22% ($22,212)
to Navajo County, AZ  1.57% ($25,415)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sweetwater:

  • 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.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KENN (1390 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNDN (960 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: BASIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRZE (1280 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: J. THOMAS DEVELOPMENT OF NM, INC.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KIUP (930 AM; 5 kW; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sweetwater:

  • K289AD (105.7 FM; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: PROCLAIMING CHRIST'S LOVE MINISTRIES)
  • KRTZ (98.7 FM; CORTEZ, CO; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO., LLC)
  • KFXR-FM (107.3 FM; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K248AJ (97.5 FM; MONTICELLO, UT; Owner: PROCLAIMING CHRIST'S LOVE MINISTRIES)
  • KRMH (89.7 FM; RED MESA, AZ; Owner: RED MESA UNIFIED SCHOOL DIST NO. 27)

TV broadcast stations around Sweetwater:

  • K08HQ (Channel 8; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Approx 8.2 Miles (13.2 Km) S Of Us-160 (Lat: 36.851639 Lon: -109.423750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 59.1 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:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Renee Chappell, Near Bia Route 5046 / 0.7 Miles Sw Of Sweetwater Chapter Hous (Lat: 36.848111 Lon: -109.437889), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 60.6 m
    Registrant: 9285370690, Chappell@cellularoneaz.Com, 1500 S. WHITE MOUNTAIN RD.
  • Renee Chappell, Near Bia Route 5046 / 0.7 Miles Sw Of Sweetwater Chapter Hous (Lat: 36.848111 Lon: -109.437889), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 60.6 m
    Registrant: 9285370690, Chappell@cellularoneaz.Com, 1500 S. WHITE MOUNTAIN RD.

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Sweetwater Domestic Water Reservoir (Lat: 36.911111 Lon: -109.368444), Call Sign: KNHM241
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/28/2003, Expiration Date: 09/15/2013
    Registrant: Navajo Tribal Utility Authority, North Hwy Route 12, Fort Defiance, AZ 86504-0170, Phone: (928) 729-4705, Fax: (928) 729-4670, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Sweetwater, Ir 35 Zip 86514 (Lat: 36.848083 Lon: -109.437917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQLK539
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/23/2010, Expiration Date: 02/23/2020, Certifier: Melissa Covington
    Registrant: Americas Communications LLC, 3702 E Roeser Rd Ste 5, Phoenix, AZ 85040, Phone: (602) 304-1760, Fax: (877) 284-0791, Email:
  • RFBUTTE, Mp 32 Ir 30 (Lat: 36.460944 Lon: -109.096111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQOF807
    Assigned Frequencies: 17815.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/13/2011, Expiration Date: 09/13/2021, Certifier: Christopher L Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Road Suite 200 E, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:



Sweetwater on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Social scientists and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life and physical scientists (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very long commute times (90 or more minutes) (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Personal care and service occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales and office occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Therapists (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Art and design workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Life, physical, and social science technicians"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Personal appearance workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 (86514) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other groups first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #46 (86514) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking other language at home"
  • #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+"
Cost of Living Calculator

Back to Sweetwater, AZ housing info, Apache County, Arizona, AZ smaller cities, AZ small cities, All Cities.

 

Back to the top




Recent home sales, price trends, and home value evaluator powered by Onboard Informatics
© 2013 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
 
City-data.com does not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of any information on this site.  Use at your own risk.
Website © 2003-2014 Advameg, Inc.