Tacna, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 602. Population change since 2000: +8.5%
Males: 276  (46.0%)
Females: 326  (54.0%)
Median resident age:  46.7 years
Arizona median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 85352, 85356.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $28,277 (it was $25,556 in 2000)
Tacna:

$28,277
AZ:

$48,510

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,310 (it was $11,197 in 2000)

Tacna CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $44,995 (it was $64,600 in 2000)
Tacna:

$44,995
AZ:

$166,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $70,243; Detached houses: $88,881; Mobile homes: $42,215

Median gross rent in 2013: $400.

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  • Races in Tacna, AZ (2010)

    Tacna races chart
    • 34958.0%Hispanic
    • 23338.7%White alone
    • 91.5%Two or more races
    • 40.7%Black alone
    • 30.5%Other race alone
    • 20.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tacna: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (26.9%), English (10.8%), German (4.6%), Scottish (3.1%), French (2.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 347 feet

Land area: 1.89 square miles.

Population density: 319 people per square mile   (very low).

Tacna,AZ real estate house value index trend

Tacna, Arizona map

For population 25 years and over in Tacna:

  • High school or higher: 64.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tacna CDP:

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 68.4%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 0.9%

100 residents are foreign born (21.3% Latin America).

This place:

22.9%
Arizona:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $862 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $359 (1.1%)

Tacna satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yuma, AZ (38.0 miles , pop. 77,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Glendale, AZ (119.1 miles , pop. 218,812).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (123.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Wellton, AZ (3.2 miles ), Wellton Hills, AZ (3.4 miles ), Dateland, AZ (5.1 miles ), Fortuna Foothills, AZ (5.1 miles ), Buckshot, AZ (5.5 miles) , Aztec, AZ (5.6 miles) , El Prado Estates, AZ (5.7 miles ), Martinez Lake, AZ (6.0 miles ).

Latitude: 32.70 N, Longitude: 113.96 W

Tacna household income distribution Tacna home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

26.0%
Arizona:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (47%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (27%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (47%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (18%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Tacna, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Tacna-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Arizona state average. It is 513% 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 180.5 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 107.0 miles away from Tacna center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 104.7 miles away from the city center
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 190.0 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 97.8 miles away from Tacna center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 330.3 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 Yuma County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tacna:

  • Arizona Western College (about 32 miles; Yuma, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 5,454)
  • Imperial Valley College (about 91 miles; Imperial, CA; FT enrollment: 5,313)
  • Estrella Mountain Community College (about 109 miles; Avondale, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,932)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc (about 111 miles; Avondale, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,860)
  • Glendale Community College (about 120 miles; Glendale, AZ; FT enrollment: 12,533)
  • South Mountain Community College (about 121 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,736)
  • Grand Canyon University (about 121 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 44,186)

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Hotel: Chaparral Motel (39780 East Highway 80).

Yuma County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.6%
(25.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.8% for other race residents, 96.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.2%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.2%
Whole state:  7.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.7
Arizona average:

12.5

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Neighborhoods in Tacna:

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Religion statistics for Tacna CDP (based on Yuma County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic43,4017
Evangelical Protestant18,34192
Other7,16425
Mainline Protestant4,07814
Black Protestant2223
None122,545-
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: 37
Yuma County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Yuma County:

2.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 78
Here:

4.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Yuma County:

25.7%
Arizona:

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

18.3%
State:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Tacna:

48.4%
Arizona:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.9%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Tacna:

28.6
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.2%
Arizona:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Tacna:

11.6%
Arizona:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Tacna:

6.9
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
Tacna:

33.7%
Arizona:

33.3%

General health condition:
Here:

52.8%
Arizona:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Tacna:

77.6%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tacna, AZ Residents

5.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,938 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Arizona average:

5.73%

0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,278 average AGI)
Yuma County:

0.20%
Arizona average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.66% ($27,566 average AGI)
from Imperial County, CA  0.31% ($26,502)
from San Diego County, CA  0.28% ($35,508)


5.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,345 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
Arizona average:

5.60%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,213 average AGI)
Yuma County:

0.16%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.78% ($40,168 average AGI)
to San Diego County, CA  0.32% ($42,972)
to Imperial County, CA  0.26% ($28,324)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tacna:

  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KCBQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KXEM (1010 AM; 15 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES OF PHOENIX, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tacna:

  • KCEC-FM (104.5 FM; WELLTON, AZ; Owner: FARMWORKERS EDUCATIONAL RADIO NETWORK INC.)
  • KYRM (91.9 FM; YUMA, AZ; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK INC)
  • KTTI (95.1 FM; YUMA, AZ; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K217AW (91.3 FM; YUMA, AZ; Owner: ADVANCED MINISTRIES, INC.)

Tacna fatal accident list:

Feb 24, 2003 06:20 PM, I-8, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 1,500Total average daily traffic
  • 3,287Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Tacna)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • MP 787.4, Mp 787.4 (Lat: 32.713556 Lon: -113.841806), Type: Bant, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: KNIZ598
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.550 MHz, 160.320 MHzGrant Date: 06/21/2014, Expiration Date: 07/09/2024, Certifier: L J KopiaszRegistrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St., Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 343-6676, Email:
  • 1300 Ft Se Of Cor Of Ave 40e & Co 7th St (Lat: 32.721167 Lon: -113.949111), Call Sign: KTG964
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.990 MHzGrant Date: 01/22/1998, Expiration Date: 03/01/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/01/2003Registrant: Joseph L Hoffman, Tacna, AZ 85352

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB7BRZ, Grant Date: 09/02/1997, Expiration Date: 09/02/2007, Cancellation Date: 09/03/2009, Registrant: Gabriel Costanzo, Tacna, AZ 85352

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 499S , Serial Number: 18260228, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 01/18/1971
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Douglas J Henry, Po Box 1479, Tacna, AZ 85352, Other Owners: Carole C Henry

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (85%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • No fuel used (5%)

Businesses in Tacna, AZ

  • U-Haul: 1

Tacna compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 2 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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