Tonalea, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 549. Population change since 2000: -2.3%
Males: 222  (40.6%)
Females: 327  (59.4%)
Median resident age:  35.6 years
Arizona median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 86044.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,445 (it was $32,059 in 2000)
Tonalea:

$35,445
AZ:

$48,510

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $12,177 (it was $8,171 in 2000)

Tonalea CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $145,237 (it was $65,700 in 2000)
Tonalea:

$145,237
AZ:

$166,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $252,896; Detached houses: $300,384; Townhouses or other attached units: $258,782; In 2-unit structures: $371,974; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $147,114; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $159,754; Mobile homes: $76,688; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $12,332

Median gross rent in 2013: $372.

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  • Races in Tonalea, AZ (2010)

    Tonalea races chart
    • 53597.4%American Indian alone
    • 71.3%Two or more races
    • 61.1%Hispanic
    • 10.2%White alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Tonalea: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5650 feet

Land area: 9.66 square miles.

Population density: 57 people per square mile   (very low).

Tonalea, Arizona map

For population 25 years and over in Tonalea:

  • High school or higher: 70.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 42.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tonalea CDP:

  • Never married: 36.3%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 5.1%

9 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.8%
Arizona:

13.5%



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Tonalea, Arizona as of August 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Tonalea to the number of sex offenders is 549 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $602 (0.4%)

Tonalea satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Flagstaff, AZ (85.8 miles , pop. 52,894).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Scottsdale, AZ (195.8 miles , pop. 202,705).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (202.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Kaibito, AZ (4.4 miles ), Tuba City, AZ (4.5 miles ), Moenkopi, AZ (4.5 miles ), Shonto, AZ (5.1 miles ), Hopi, AZ (5.3 miles) , Hotevilla-Bacavi, AZ (5.7 miles ), Hard Rock, AZ (5.7 miles) , Kykotsmovi Village, AZ (6.1 miles ).

Latitude: 36.32 N, Longitude: 110.97 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 928

Tonalea household income distribution Tonalea home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.6%
Arizona:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Educational services (32%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (22%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (49%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (20%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)

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

Average climate in Tonalea, Arizona

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Earthquake activity:

Tonalea-area historical earthquake activity is near Arizona state average. It is 430% 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 347.0 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 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 332.2 miles away from Tonalea center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 343.4 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 460.2 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 456.9 miles away from Tonalea center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 371.0 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 Coconino County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 6, Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tonalea:

  • Northern Arizona University (about 88 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 22,494)
  • Coconino Community College (about 88 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,090)
  • Northcentral University (about 141 miles; Prescott Valley, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,927)
  • Yavapai College (about 149 miles; Prescott, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • Southern Utah University (about 150 miles; Cedar City, UT; FT enrollment: 6,522)
  • Dixie State University (about 154 miles; Saint George, UT; FT enrollment: 6,485)
  • San Juan College (about 159 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)

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Coconino 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 2012 was 61.4. This is better than average.

City:

61.4
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 25.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.0
U.S.:

20.2
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.6%
(24.2% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  4.5 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  92.6%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.0%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Tonalea compared to Arizona state average:

  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

20.4
Arizona average:

12.5

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (71%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Tonalea CDP (based on Coconino County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other18,29754
Evangelical Protestant10,78598
Catholic6,7509
Mainline Protestant3,75618
Black Protestant1712
Orthodox1501
None94,512-
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: 20
Coconino County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Coconino County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 72
Coconino County:

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 162
Here:

12.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.8%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Coconino County:

21.5%
Arizona:

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

8.3%
State:

14.2%

8.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,512 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.70%
Arizona average:

5.73%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($230 average AGI)
Coconino County:

0.05%
Arizona average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Maricopa County, AZ  2.04% ($31,202 average AGI)
from Yavapai County, AZ  0.67% ($28,218)
from Navajo County, AZ  0.46% ($28,862)


10.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,688 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.04%
Arizona average:

5.60%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($266 average AGI)
Coconino County:

0.09%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Maricopa County, AZ  2.46% ($34,832 average AGI)
to Yavapai County, AZ  0.82% ($39,637)
to Navajo County, AZ  0.44% ($25,893)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tonalea:

  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYET (1180 AM; 10 kW; WILLIAMS, AZ; Owner: GRAND CANYON GATEWAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KAFF (930 AM; 5 kW; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: GUYANN CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tonalea:

  • KGHR (91.5 FM; TUBA CITY, AZ; Owner: TUBA CITY HIGH SCHOOL BOARD, INC.)
  • KNAD (91.7 FM; PAGE, AZ; Owner: AZ BOARD OF REGENTS FOR N. AZ UNIV.)
  • KXAZ (93.3 FM; PAGE, AZ; Owner: LAKE POWELL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tonalea:

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

Tonalea fatal accident list:

Aug 5, 2011 08:20 AM, Us-160, Lat: 36.31824, Lon: -110.94953, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Jul 7, 2006 10:30 AM, Us-160, Indian Route 21, Lat: 36.32154, Lon: -110.94077, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1
Feb 8, 2003 08:04 AM, Bia-21, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Aug 5, 1993 09:02 PM, 160, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 7, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 3, 1991 02:50 AM, 160, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 4, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Jon Howard, Tonalea Pump Station (Lat: 36.301917 Lon: -110.938472), Type: 24.4, Overall height: 24.4 m
    Registrant: 8013241941, Jonh@qstr.Com, 180 EAST 100 SOUTH
  • Smith Bagley, 0.2 Mi. W Of Us-160 And 3.0 Mi Wsw Of (Lat: 36.322056 Lon: -110.950139), Type: 61.0, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 2028573500, , 1111 19TH STREET, NW, SUITE 1200
  • Richard Watkins, 0.2 Mi. W Of Us-160 And 3.0 Mi Wsw Of (Lat: 36.322056 Lon: -110.950139), Type: 61.0, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 2028573500, , 1111 19TH STREET, NW, SUITE 1200
  • Richard Watkins, 0.2 Mi. W Of Us-160 And 3.0 Mi Wsw Of (Lat: 36.322056 Lon: -110.950139), Type: 61.0, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 7035848678, David.Lafuria@fcclaw.Com, 1650 TYSONS BOULEVARD, SUITE 1500

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Cowsprings Community Domestic Water Reservoir (Lat: 36.420556 Lon: -110.721806), Call Sign: KNHN520
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.210 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/12/2003, Expiration Date: 09/27/2013
    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:

3
  • Preston Mesa Twr, 14.9 Mi Wnw Of (Lat: 36.358861 Lon: -111.202917), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WPNM712
    Assigned Frequencies: 6635.00 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/20/2013, Expiration Date: 05/08/2023, Certifier: Gary T Shanker
    Registrant: Arizona Public Service Company, Mail Station: 3864, Phoenix, AZ 85072, Phone: (602) 371-5252, Fax: (602) 371-5252, Email:
  • TONALEA, Lat: 36.325250 Lon: -110.950722, Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQPE884
    Assigned Frequencies: 11565.0 MHz, 12775.0 MHz, 12825.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 12775.0 MHz, 12825.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/26/2012, Expiration Date: 04/26/2022, Certifier: Guy Turley
    Registrant: Americas Communications LLC, 3702 E Roeser Rd Ste 5, Phoenix, AZ 85040, Phone: (602) 304-1760, Fax: (877) 284-0791, Email:
  • STATION, Tonalea Pump Station Approx 3 Miles Sse Of (Lat: 36.301917 Lon: -110.938472), Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WHC301
    Assigned Frequencies: 2189.60 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/07/2001, Expiration Date: 01/14/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/12/2004
    Registrant: Phone: (801) 324-1961

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KC7ZUT
    Grant Date: 12/09/1997, Expiration Date: 12/09/2007, Cancellation Date: 12/10/2009
    Registrant: Bobby Bizardi, Tonalea, AZ 86044
  • Call Sign: KF7TQV, Licensee ID: L01684932
    Grant Date: 01/26/2012, Expiration Date: 01/26/2022, Certifier: Dennis O Whiterock
    Registrant: Dennis O Whiterock, Tonalea, AZ 86044

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  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Educational services"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life and physical scientists"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Construction"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Truck transportation"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average snowfall in a year"
  • #22 (86044) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking other language at home"
  • #32 (86044) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other groups first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
  • #81 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+)"
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