Tonopah, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 60.
Males: 30  (50.0%)
Females: 30  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  61.6 years
Arizona median age:  37.5 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $58,737
Tonopah:

$58,737
AZ:

$53,558

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $30,363

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $239,300
Tonopah:

$239,300
AZ:

$205,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $297,964; Detached houses: $322,343; Townhouses or other attached units: $220,131; In 2-unit structures: $178,122; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $156,319; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $211,855; Mobile homes: $53,562; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $46,298
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  • Races in Tonopah, AZ (2010)

    Tonopah races chart
    • 4473.3%White alone
    • 1423.3%Hispanic
    • 23.3%Asian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tonopah: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (93.3%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

For population 25 years and over in Tonopah:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Tonopah CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 100.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Tonopah, Arizona as of May 26, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Tonopah to the number of sex offenders is 5 to 1.


Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Peoria, AZ (40.9 miles , pop. 108,364).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Glendale, AZ (42.9 miles , pop. 218,812).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (49.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Wintersburg, AZ (2.5 miles) , Arlington, AZ (3.9 miles) , Buckeye, AZ (4.5 miles ), Citrus Park, AZ (5.4 miles ), Sunwest, AZ (5.4 miles) , Wittmann, AZ (5.5 miles ), Morristown, AZ (5.6 miles ), Goodyear, AZ (5.6 miles ).

Latitude: 33.49 N, Longitude: 112.94 W

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

5.4%
Arizona:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Earthquake activity:

Tonopah-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Arizona state average. It is 483% 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 212.0 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 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 160.6 miles away from Tonopah 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 212.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 173.0 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 163.4 miles away from Tonopah center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 361.9 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 Maricopa County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Fires: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Tonopah:

See details about Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Tonopah, AZ

Operable nuclear power plants near Tonopah:

  • 7 miles: Palo Verde 1 and 2 in Wintersburg, AZ.
  • 7 miles: Palo Verde 3 in Wintersburg, AZ.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tonopah:

  • Estrella Mountain Community College (about 35 miles; Avondale, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 4,932)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc (about 38 miles; Avondale, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,860)
  • Glendale Community College (about 44 miles; Glendale, AZ; FT enrollment: 12,533)
  • Arizona State University-West (about 46 miles; Glendale, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,454)
  • Grand Canyon University (about 47 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 44,186)
  • Everest College-Phoenix (about 48 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,008)
  • Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division (about 49 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 8,840)

Public schools in Tonopah:

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Tourist attractions: Tonopah Hot Springs Wellness Center (Recreation Areas; 41626 W Indian School Rd), El Dorado Hot Springs (Recreation Areas; 41225 West Indian School Road).

Maricopa 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 2013 was 209. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

209
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.212. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.212
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.42. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.42
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 41.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

41.7
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 0.0%
Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  55.2%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.4%
Whole state:  7.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

0.0
Arizona average:

12.5

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tonopah CDP (based on Maricopa County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant534,4531,206
Catholic520,651100
Other312,574680
Mainline Protestant104,145241
Orthodox13,37924
Black Protestant6,27848
None2,325,637-
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: 501
Maricopa County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 60
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 219
Maricopa County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 768
Maricopa County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,264
Here:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Maricopa County:

22.5%
Arizona:

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

14.8%
State:

14.2%

5.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,941 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
Arizona average:

5.73%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($605 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.05%
Arizona average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pinal County, AZ  0.51% ($44,215 average AGI)
from Pima County, AZ  0.19% ($38,204)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.17% ($40,202)


4.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,651 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.74%
Arizona average:

5.60%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($898 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.08%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pinal County, AZ  0.42% ($38,492 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.18% ($37,819)
to Pima County, AZ  0.14% ($34,939)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tonopah:

  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • KXEM (1010 AM; 15 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES OF PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KFYI (550 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMYL (1190 AM; 5 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: INTERSTATE B/C SYSTEM OF AZ, INC.)
  • KASA (1540 AM; 10 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KASA RADIO HOGAR, INC.)
  • KTAR (620 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KGME (910 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tonopah:

  • KLNZ (103.5 FM; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KBAQ (89.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KSWG (94.1 FM; WICKENBURG, AZ; Owner: CIRCLE S BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • K220GO (91.9 FM; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KMLE (107.9 FM; CHANDLER, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSLX-FM (100.7 FM; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Owner: CACTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KKLT (98.7 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KZON (101.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKFR (92.3 FM; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KESZ (99.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOOL-FM (94.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNIX-FM (102.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KUPD (97.9 FM; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: TEMPE RADIO, INC.)
  • KJZZ (91.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KFLR-FM (90.3 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYOT-FM (95.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMXP (96.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZZP (104.7 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K240CV (95.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ZORBA RESOURCES, INC.)
  • KDKB (93.3 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: MESA RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tonopah:

  • KAET (Channel 8; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)

Tonopah fatal accident list:

Feb 24, 2006 11:39 PM, I-10, Lat: 33.51670, Lon: -113.04797, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 27, 2006 03:41 AM, I-10, Lat: 33.47911, Lon: -112.85585, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 4, 2004 04:01 AM, I-10, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Dec 14, 2000 03:02 AM, I-10, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 19, 1998 10:24 PM, I-10, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 12, 1998 05:00 PM, I-10, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 29, 1997 11:45 AM, I10, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 19m62ftTotal length
  • $4,281,000Total costs
  • 68,747Total average daily traffic
  • 23,915Total average daily truck traffic
  • 68,857Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Tonopah, AZ

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tonopah)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Tonopah, AZ)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tonopah)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: BEECH 23 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 113 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2344L , Serial Number: M-175, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 01/18/1963
    Registrant (Individual): Lyle R Spargo, Po Box 987, Tonopah, AZ 85354
  • Aircraft: CGS AVIATION HAWK ARROW (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503DCSI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3504U , Serial Number: H-SSA-939-R503-TRL, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 11/29/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Michael L Jenkins, 36214 W Lower Buckeye Rd, Tonopah, AZ 85354
  • Aircraft: OLDFIELD BABY GREAT LAKES TRUHILL (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3617 , Serial Number: 1, Airworthiness Date: 09/11/1979
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Jack H Arend, Po Box 874, Tonopah, AZ 85354, Other Owners: Joe Karen Arend
  • Aircraft: GOLDEN CIRCLE AIR T-BIRD II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 4732F , Serial Number: T-BIRD II-2002-R582-E-TRI, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 01/21/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Michael L Jenkins, 36214 W Lower Buckeye Rd, Tonopah, AZ 85354
  • Aircraft: BEECH 19A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 116 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6067N , Serial Number: MB-391, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 09/28/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Allan R Jr Gustavson, 6540 N 423rd Ave Po Box 207, Tonopah, AZ 85354
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7312A , Serial Number: 29412, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 10/19/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Steven C Sr Elsner, 4446 N 355th Ave, Tonopah, AZ 85354
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: ROTORWAY RW-145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 90030 , Serial Number: 9088, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 09/13/2000
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Jack H Arend, Po Box 874, Tonopah, AZ 85354, Other Owners: Joe Karen Arend

Drinking water stations with addresses in Tonopah and their reported violations in the past:

WINTERSBURG GENERAL STORE (Address: 2614 S WINTERSBURG RD , Population served: 600, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
TONOPAH FAMILY RESTAURANT LLC (Population served: 450, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
WESTWARD MOTEL (Address: 3847 N 411TH AVE , Population served: 26, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
TIN TOP BAR AND GRILL (Address: 2614 S WINTERSBURG RD , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Tonopah that have no violations reported:

  • SUN SPIRITUALIST CAMP INC (Address: 2525 N 355TH AVE , Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 73
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Service Call: 31
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Tonopah

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tonopah, AZ

Businesses in Tonopah, AZ

  • FedEx: 1
  • UPS: 1

Tonopah compared to Arizona state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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