Swift Trail Junction, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 2,935. Population change since 2000: +33.7%
Males: 1,928  (65.7%)
Females: 1,007  (34.3%)
Median resident age:  39.6 years
Arizona median age:  37.5 years

Zip codes: 85546.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $55,124 (it was $28,393 in 2000)
Swift Trail Junction:

$55,124
AZ:

$53,558

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,146 (it was $11,731 in 2000)

Swift Trail Junction CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $128,964 (it was $61,000 in 2000)
Swift Trail Junction:

$128,964
AZ:

$205,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $124,110; Detached houses: $159,115; Mobile homes: $62,595

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,113.

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  • Races in Swift Trail Junction, AZ (2016)

    Swift Trail Junction races chart
    • 1,59647.5%White alone
    • 1,23636.8%Hispanic
    • 1755.2%Black alone
    • 1554.6%Two or more races
    • 1043.1%American Indian alone
    • 792.4%Asian alone
    • 230.7%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Swift Trail Junction detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Swift Trail Junction: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: European (13.7%), American (6.4%), English (5.6%), German (4.7%), Irish (2.2%), Canadian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 3230 feet

Land area: 4.72 square miles.

Population density: 622 people per square mile   (low).

Swift Trail Junction,AZ real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Swift Trail Junction:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Swift Trail Junction CDP:

  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

209 residents are foreign born (4.3% Latin America).

This place:

6.2%
Arizona:

13.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $868 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $340 (0.9%)

Swift Trail Junction satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Catalina Foothills, AZ (74.7 miles , pop. 53,794).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tucson, AZ (78.9 miles , pop. 486,699).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (147.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Cactus Flats, AZ (1.4 miles ), Safford, AZ (2.5 miles ), Solomon, AZ (2.7 miles ), Thatcher, AZ (2.7 miles ), San Jose, AZ (3.1 miles ), Central, AZ (3.2 miles ), Pima, AZ (3.5 miles ), Bryce, AZ (3.9 miles) .

Latitude: 32.73 N, Longitude: 109.71 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 928

Swift Trail Junction household income distribution Swift Trail Junction home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.7%
Arizona:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (23%)
  • Public administration (21%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (26%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Construction (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (23%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Swift Trail Junction: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Swift Trail Junction, Arizona

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Earthquake activity:

Swift Trail Junction-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arizona state average. It is 271% 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 405.9 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 348.7 miles away from Swift Trail Junction 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 406.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 351.8 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 344.5 miles away from Swift Trail Junction center
On 1/4/2006 at 08:32:32, a magnitude 6.7 (6.1 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.6 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 347.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Graham County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Swift Trail Junction:

  • MT GRAHAM REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; SAFFORD, AZ)
  • SAFFORD DIALYSIS (FMC) (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; SAFFORD, AZ)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Swift Trail Junction:

  • Eastern Arizona College (about 8 miles; Thatcher, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 3,810)
  • Pima Community College (about 78 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 18,794)
  • Pima Medical Institute-Tucson (about 78 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • University of Arizona (about 81 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 36,324)
  • Western New Mexico University (about 84 miles; Silver City, NM; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • Cochise College (about 95 miles; Douglas, AZ; FT enrollment: 8,597)
  • Central Arizona College (about 114 miles; Coolidge, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,893)

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Notable location: Safford Federal Correctional Institution (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Dankworth Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Swift Canyon Wash (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Swift Trail Junction: Dankworth Pond State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Graham 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 2007 was 26.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 22.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.2
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.2%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  73.5%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.3%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
1,286 people in federal prisons in 2010
6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
908 people in federal prisons and detention centers in 2000
9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Swift Trail Junction, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Arizona average:

12.5

Swift Trail Junction travel time to work - commute Swift Trail Junction 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 Swift Trail Junction CDP (based on Graham County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other11,79330
Catholic6,1946
Evangelical Protestant1,98524
Mainline Protestant5614
Orthodox301
None16,657-
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: 6
Graham County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Graham County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Graham County:

3.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Graham County:

28.7%
Arizona:

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

11.4%
State:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Swift Trail Junction:

48.4%
State:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Swift Trail Junction:

46.2%
Arizona:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Swift Trail Junction:

18.9%
Arizona:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.4%
Arizona:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Swift Trail Junction:

6.8
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

31.2%
Arizona:

33.3%

General health condition:
Swift Trail Junction:

57.4%
Arizona:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Swift Trail Junction:

81.3%
Arizona:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Swift Trail Junction, AZ Residents

6.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,887 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.52%
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 Maricopa County, AZ  1.13% ($31,870 average AGI)
from Greenlee County, AZ  0.62% ($43,164)
from Pima County, AZ  0.61% ($38,167)


6.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,602 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
Arizona average:

5.60%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Maricopa County, AZ  1.38% ($35,984 average AGI)
to Pima County, AZ  0.90% ($36,250)
to Greenlee County, AZ  0.49% ($47,442)

Strongest AM radio stations in Swift Trail Junction:

  • KATO (1230 AM; 1 kW; SAFFORD, AZ; Owner: MCMURRAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KHIL (1250 AM; 5 kW; WILLCOX, AZ; Owner: LAKESHORE MEDIA, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTKT (990 AM; 10 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA LOTUS CORP.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KEVT (1030 AM; 10 kW; CORTARO, AZ; Owner: ONE MART CORP.)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KQTL (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAHUARITA, AZ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF TUCSON LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Swift Trail Junction:

  • KXKQ (94.1 FM; SAFFORD, AZ; Owner: MCMURRAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K208BT (89.5 FM; SAFFORD, AZ; Owner: AZ BD OF REGENTS/UNIV. OF ARIZONA)
  • KJIK (100.7 FM; DUNCAN, AZ; Owner: WILLIAM S. KONOPNICKI)
  • K204CE (88.7 FM; CLIFTON, AZ; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KFMM (99.1 FM; THATCHER, AZ; Owner: WICK COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KGMG (106.3 FM; ORACLE, AZ; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KWCX-FM (104.9 FM; WILLCOX, AZ; Owner: LAKESHORE MEDIA, LLC)
  • K255AC (98.9 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMMUN. COLLEGE DIST)
  • K263AA (100.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZLZ-FM2 (105.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KCDX (103.1 FM; FLORENCE, AZ; Owner: DESERT WEST AIR RANCHERS CORPORATION)
  • KWRQ (102.3 FM; CLIFTON, AZ; Owner: MCMURRAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KVJC (91.9 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KXCI (91.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FOUNDATION FOR CREATIVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMRR (100.3 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KRXS-FM (97.3 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: LINDA C. POTYKA)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • $5,055,000Total costs
  • 19,400Total average daily traffic
  • 2,446Total average daily truck traffic
  • 19,440Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (58%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Swift Trail Junction compared to Arizona state average:

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

Swift Trail Junction on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in federal prisons and detention centers (population 1,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males"
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