Tacna, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 602.
Population change since 2000: +8.5%
Males: 340  (56.6%)
Females: 262  (43.4%)
Median resident age:

33.3 years
Arizona median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 85352, 85356.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $33,139 (it was $25,556 in 2000)
Tacna:

$33,139
AZ:

$62,055

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,773 (it was $11,197 in 2000)

Tacna CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $93,422 (it was $64,600 in 2000)
Tacna:

$93,422
AZ:

$255,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $121,182; detached houses: $190,403; mobile homes: $54,222

Median gross rent in 2019: $536.

March 2019 cost of living index in Tacna: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.3%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Tacna, AZ (2019)
    • 42465.2%Hispanic
    • 22134.0%White alone
    • 30.5%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Tacna, Arizona as of April 12, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Tacna is 341 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (15.0%), English (5.2%), German (3.2%), Irish (1.9%).

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, Arizona map

94 residents are foreign born (14.5% Latin America, 1.5% Asia).

This place:

14.5%
Arizona:

13.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,023 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $897 (1.1%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Tacna, AZ in 2019
Distribution of house value in Tacna, AZ in 2019
Tacna satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

14.0%
Arizona:

7.6%
Most common industries in Tacna, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (20.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (18.4%)
  • Public administration (10.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (32.9%)
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Public administration (10.6%)
  • Utilities (8.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (36.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (18.0%)
  • Public administration (10.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.5%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Tacna, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.5%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.7%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Carpenters (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (15.3%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (11.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (10.6%)
  • Carpenters (9.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (20.2%)
  • Cashiers (9.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.9%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (7.9%)
  • Teachers, special education (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.5%)

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 significantly above Arizona state average. It is 3654% 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 Tacna 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 Tacna 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 (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
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, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tacna topographic map

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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Tacna:

Marital status in Tacna, AZ
  • Never married: 37.0%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

For population 25 years and over in Tacna:

  • High school or higher: 82.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
Arizona average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Tacna:

(Tacna, Arizona Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Tacna, AZ (based on Yuma County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

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.
State:

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
This county:

4.11 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Yuma County:

9.5%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Yuma County:

25.7%
State:

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

18.3%
Arizona:

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

5.81% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,107 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Arizona average:

6.11%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,204 average AGI)
Yuma County:

0.17%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.63% ($32,895 average AGI)
from San Diego County, CA  0.41% ($47,645)
from Imperial County, CA  0.33% ($35,680)


6.06% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,873 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.06%
Arizona average:

5.15%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($714 average AGI)
Yuma County:

0.09%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Maricopa County, AZ  1.13% ($40,092 average AGI)
to San Diego County, CA  0.31% ($43,341)
to Pima County, AZ  0.27% ($41,919)

Businesses in Tacna, AZ

  • U-Haul: 1

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:

Jun 2, 2006 03:15 PM, County 9th St, Lat: 32.693660, Lon: -113.985430, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 24, 2003 06:20 PM, I-8, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 194ft / 58.9mTotal length
  • $9,000Total costs
  • 79,785Total average daily traffic
  • 15,561Total average daily truck traffic
  • 60,173Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Tacna, AZ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41940-1949
  • 81960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 71990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Tacna, AZ

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast 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 MHz, Grant Date: 06/21/2014, Expiration Date: 07/09/2024, Certifier: L J Kopiasz, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 01/22/1998, Expiration Date: 03/01/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/01/2003, Registrant: Joseph L Hoffman, Tacna, AZ 85352

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB7BRZ, Grant Date: 09/02/1997, Expiration Date: 09/02/2007, Cancellation Date: 09/03/2009, Registrant: Gabriel Costanzo, Tacna, AZ 85352
  • Call Sign: KJ7EHJ, Licensee ID: L00274090, Grant Date: 02/26/2019, Expiration Date: 02/26/2029, Certifier: Joseph P Heslin, Registrant: Joseph P Heslin, Tacna, AZ 85352

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3585C , Serial Number: 26629, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 01/29/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 06/30/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Paul R Rachels, Po Box 175, Tacna, AZ 85352

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Tacna, AZ
  • 73.6%Electricity
  • 12.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.6%Utility gas
  • 4.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Tacna, AZ
  • 67.7%Electricity
  • 32.3%No fuel used


Tacna compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • 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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