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Population in 2010: 602. Population change since 2000: +8.5%
Males: 293  (48.8%)
Females: 309  (51.2%)

Median resident age:  38.6 years
Arizona median age:  33.8 years

Zip codes: 85352, 85356.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,883 (it was $25,556 in 2000)
Tacna:

$26,883
AZ:

$47,826
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,046

Tacna CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $86,279 (it was $64,600 in 2000)
Tacna:

$86,279
AZ:

$151,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $86,576; Detached houses: $96,741; Mobile homes: $72,966
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  • Hispanic - 349 (58.0%)
  • White alone - 233 (38.7%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (1.5%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.7%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tacna: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (16.9%), United States (16.9%), German (8.0%), Irish (5.8%), Swedish (4.5%), Scottish (3.1%).

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).

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For population 25 years and over in Tacna:

  • High school or higher: 68.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tacna CDP:

  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 61.2%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

74 residents are foreign born (2.7% Asia).

This place:  19.7%
Arizona:  13.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $970 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $367 (1.0%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

34.5%
Arizona:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (44%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Retail trade (31%)
  • Educational services (31%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (12%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Carpenters (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (20%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Special education teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Tacna-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arizona state average. It is 212% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 97.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/23/1915 at 04:56:00, a magnitude 6.2 (6.2 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 89.7 miles away from Tacna center
On 10/16/1979 at 06:58:43, a magnitude 6.1 (5.2 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.4 ML, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 98.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/8/2001 at 23:36:10, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 71.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/22/2002 at 19:32:41, a magnitude 5.7 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.7 MW, 5.5 MW, Depth: 4.3 mi) earthquake occurred 83.4 miles away from Tacna center
On 10/16/1979 at 05:49:10, a magnitude 5.6 (4.9 MB, 5.6 ML, 5.0 ML) earthquake occurred 95.8 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 Yuma County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Tacna, AZ

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tacna:

  • Arizona Western College (about 40 miles; Yuma, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 2,672)
  • Imperial Valley College (about 91 miles; Imperial, CA; FT enrollment: 4,082)
  • Estrella Mountain Community College (about 108 miles; Avondale, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc (about 111 miles; Avondale, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,088)
  • Glendale Community College (about 120 miles; Glendale, AZ; FT enrollment: 7,126)
  • Grand Canyon University (about 121 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 7,534)
  • Phoenix College (about 122 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,051)

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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 2012: 22.4%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.5% for other race residents, 97.0% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Tacna, AZ

Tacna compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Tacna travel time to work - commute


Tacna mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (77%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • No fuel used (5%)
  • Solar energy (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.12%
Here36.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents65.3%6.1%6.1%4.8%3.0%
Congregations7.0%9.0%11.0%10.0%2.0%
NameEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchChurches of ChristOther
Adherents2.2%1.6%1.5%1.0%8.5%
Congregations1.0%5.0%2.0%7.0%46.0%
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: 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%

8.09% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,631 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.09%
Arizona average:

8.20%

0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($827 average AGI)
Yuma County:

0.27%
Arizona average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.68% ($30,567 average AGI)
from San Diego County, CA  0.59% ($38,553)
from Imperial County, CA  0.38% ($40,329)


6.34% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,161 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.34%
Arizona average:

5.96%

0.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($867 average AGI)
Yuma County:

0.15%
Arizona average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.95% ($36,726 average AGI)
to Pima County, AZ  0.28% ($31,465)
to San Diego County, CA  0.28% ($33,691)

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


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

44 (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 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/29/2004, Expiration Date: 07/09/2014, Certifier: L J Kopiasz
    Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505 N, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (888) 956-8345, 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:

7
  • AZ4MOHAWK, 12.2 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 32.726667 Lon: -113.747222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.9 m, Overall height: 61.1 m, Call Sign: WMS213
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6665.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John T Scott
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • YU06-NOAH, 36470 9th Avenue (Lat: 32.693889 Lon: -114.014000), Type: Pole, Structure height: 58.8 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WPUF204
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6635.00 MHz, 6685.00 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/18/2012, Expiration Date: 02/20/2022, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • YU05-TACNA, I-80 Exit 54 (Lat: 32.722944 Lon: -113.764500), Type: Mast, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78.3 m, Call Sign: WPUL229
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6755.00 MHz, 6795.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/13/2012, Expiration Date: 03/26/2022, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • Windy Hill, Windy Hill Ypg (Lat: 32.876111 Lon: -113.981667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.3 m, Overall height: 36.3 m, Call Sign: WQIF496
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/24/2008, Expiration Date: 01/24/2018, Certifier: Greg K Wilkinson
    Registrant: City Of Yuma, One City Plaza, Yuma, AZ 85364, Phone: (928) 373-4912, Fax: (928) 373-4915, Email:
  • TACNA, Ave 40e & I-8 (Lat: 32.694833 Lon: -113.955000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQNI385
    Assigned Frequencies: 11175.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/14/2011, Expiration Date: 02/14/2021, Certifier: H Carter Hendrick
    Registrant: Gila Electronics Of Yuma, Inc., 2481 East Palo Verde Street, Yuma, AZ 85365, Phone: (928) 726-0896, Fax: (928) 726-8238, Email:
  • YU05 TACNA, I-80 Exit 54 (Lat: 32.722944 Lon: -113.764500), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78 m, Call Sign: WQQC915
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6152.75 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/02/2012, Expiration Date: 11/02/2022, Certifier: John E Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive, Ms: A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:
  • MOHAWK PASS, 11 Miles Ene Of (Lat: 32.778083 Lon: -113.798528), Overall height: 29.3 m, Call Sign: WHB65
    Assigned Frequencies: 3950.00 MHz, 3950.00 MHz, 4030.00 MHz, 4030.00 MHz, 4110.00 MHz, 4110.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/08/2010, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020
    Registrant: Qwest Corporation, 700 W. Mineral Ave., Rm. Nd-E02.34, Littleton, CO 80120, Phone: (303) 707-8714, Fax: (303) 707-9624, Email:

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:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7080S , Serial Number: 15067780, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 11/01/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Bula Tipton, Po Box 782, Tacna, AZ 85352, Other Owners: S Auto Parts Tipton
  • Aircraft: NOLL ROBERT S RV-9A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-320-D2A (160 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 94BN , Serial Number: 91038, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 02/01/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Robert S Noll, Po Box 305, Tacna, AZ 85352


Businesses in Tacna, AZ

  • U-Haul: 1


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  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life, physical, and social science technicians"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Supervisors, construction and extraction workers"
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  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Other direct selling establishments"
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  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Media and communication equipment workers"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest daily high temperatures"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of days clear of clouds"
  • #1 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+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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