Top-of-the-World, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 231.
Population change since 2000: -30.0%
Males: 137  (59.3%)
Females: 94  (40.7%)
Median resident age:

52.4 years
Arizona median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 85219.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $73,563 (it was $52,731 in 2000)
Top-of-the-World:

$73,563
AZ:

$56,581

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,529 (it was $21,039 in 2000)

Top-of-the-World CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $49,622 (it was $24,300 in 2000)
Top-of-the-World:

$49,622
AZ:

$223,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $117,375; detached houses: $257,002; mobile homes: $30,024
March 2019 cost of living index in Top-of-the-World: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.3%
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  • Races in Top-of-the-World, AZ (2010)
    • 18479.7%White alone
    • 4017.3%Hispanic
    • 62.6%Two or more races
    • 10.4%American Indian alone

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Ancestries: British (70.2%), German (29.8%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 4540 feet

Land area: 6.04 square miles.

Population density: 38 people per square mile   (very low).

Top-of-the-World, Arizona map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Top-of-the-World CDP:

2.2% ($539)
Arizona:

0.9% ($962)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Pinal, AZ (23.8 miles , pop. 59,965).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Mesa, AZ (43.6 miles , pop. 396,375).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (63.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Superior, AZ (2.7 miles ),
Miami, AZ (2.8 miles ),
Claypool, AZ (3.1 miles ),
Central Heights-Midland City, AZ (3.3 miles ),
Icehouse Canyon, AZ (3.3 miles ),
Six Shooter Canyon, AZ (3.6 miles ),
Globe, AZ (3.6 miles ),
Pinal, AZ (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 33.35 N, Longitude: 111.00 W

Distribution of median household income in Top-of-the-World, AZ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Top-of-the-World, AZ in 2017
Top-of-the-World satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.5%
Arizona:

4.6%

Average climate in Top-of-the-World, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 80.4. This is about average.

City:

80.4
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 1.91. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.91
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 43.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

43.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 23.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.6
U.S.:

19.6

Earthquake activity:

Top-of-the-World-area historical earthquake activity is near Arizona state average. It is 359% 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 323.5 miles away from Top-of-the-World 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 272.0 miles away from the city 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 322.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 280.1 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 271.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 472.0 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 Gila County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Fires: 6, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Top-of-the-World:

  • HOSPICE FAMILY CARE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; GLOBE, AZ)
  • OMNI REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 14 miles away; GLOBE, AZ)
  • COPPER MOUNTAIN INN (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; GLOBE, AZ)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; GLOBE, AZ)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Top-of-the-World:

  • Arizona State University-Polytechnic (about 40 miles; Mesa, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 3,311)
  • Chandler-Gilbert Community College (about 47 miles; Chandler, AZ; FT enrollment: 8,047)
  • Central Arizona College (about 47 miles; Coolidge, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • Mesa Community College (about 51 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 14,726)
  • Scottsdale Community College (about 53 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 6,030)
  • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale (about 54 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,123)
  • Arizona State University-Skysong (about 55 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,445)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • The zip code for mail delivered to Top of the World is 85539 (Miami, AZ) Top of th World is in Pinal County (Sutton Summit voting district Pinal County, AZ)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Top-of-the-World: Clark Ranch (A), J I Ranch (B), Pinal Ranch (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Headquarters Tank (A), East Fork Tank (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Gila 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:

1.9 people
Arizona:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

55.8%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.7%
Whole state:

7.8%


No gay or lesbian households reported

11 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Top-of-the-World:

Marital status in Top-of-the-World, AZ
  • Never married: 38.0%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

For population 25 years and over in Top-of-the-World:

  • High school or higher: 57.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 41.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.3
Arizona average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Top-of-the-World, AZ (based on Gila County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,51910
Evangelical Protestant5,41654
Other4,75617
Mainline Protestant1,45411
None33,452-
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: 7
This county:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
This county:

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Gila County:

9.82 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

11.4%
State:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Gila County:

27.1%
Arizona:

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

12.9%
Arizona:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Top-of-the-World:

48.7%
State:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Top-of-the-World:

45.3%
Arizona:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Top-of-the-World:

29.7
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Top-of-the-World:

21.8%
Arizona:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Top-of-the-World:

13.2%
Arizona:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Top-of-the-World:

6.8
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
Top-of-the-World:

37.8%
Arizona:

33.3%

General health condition:
Here:

55.2%
Arizona:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.5%
Arizona:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Top-of-the-World, AZ Residents

7.69% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,129 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.69%
Arizona average:

6.11%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Maricopa County, AZ  3.00% ($60,582 average AGI)
from Pinal County, AZ  0.50% ($47,407)
from Pima County, AZ  0.30% ($56,673)


6.18% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,827 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
Arizona average:

5.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Maricopa County, AZ  2.34% ($37,506 average AGI)
to Pinal County, AZ  0.54% ($49,656)
to Pima County, AZ  0.27% ($44,250)

Strongest AM radio stations in Top-of-the-World:

  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIKO (1340 AM; 1 kW; MIAMI, AZ; Owner: SHOECRAFT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KJAA (1240 AM; 1 kW; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: GOOD MUSIC, INC.)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXEM (1010 AM; 15 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES OF PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KCKY (1150 AM; 5 kW; COOLIDGE, AZ; Owner: CORTARO BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KFYI (550 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTAR (620 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Top-of-the-World:

  • KMRR (100.3 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KVJC (91.9 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KRXS-FM (97.3 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: LINDA C. POTYKA)
  • KCDX (103.1 FM; FLORENCE, AZ; Owner: DESERT WEST AIR RANCHERS CORPORATION)
  • KZLZ-FM2 (105.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K263AA (100.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KGMG (106.3 FM; ORACLE, AZ; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • K255AC (98.9 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMMUN. COLLEGE DIST)
  • KEDJ (103.9 FM; GILBERT, AZ; Owner: NPR PHOENIX, LLC)
  • KUAT-FM (90.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • K292CM (106.3 FM; SUMMERHAVEN, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA LOTUS CORPORATION)
  • KZLZ-FM1 (105.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KXKQ (94.1 FM; SAFFORD, AZ; Owner: MCMURRAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXCI (91.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FOUNDATION FOR CREATIVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZLZ (105.3 FM; KEARNY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLVK (89.1 FM; FOUNTAIN HILLS, AZ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K210CP (89.9 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K220HH (91.9 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Top-of-the-World:

  • KAET (Channel 8; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • K30ES (Channel 30; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: LINDA C. POTYKA)
  • K67AB (Channel 67; GLOBE-MIAMI, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BD. OF REGENTS FOR ASU)
  • K55BW (Channel 55; MADERA PEAK, AZ; Owner: KSAZ LICENSE, INC.)
  • K59CI (Channel 59; GLOBE/MIAMI, AZ; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K61FB (Channel 61; GLOBE-MIAMI, AZ; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • K41ER (Channel 63; GLOBE/MIAMI, AZ; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Top-of-the-World fatal accident list:

May 7, 2010 03:47 AM, Us-60, Lat: 33.337056, Lon: -111.022881, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 26, 2010 05:15 PM, Us-60, Lat: 33.344864, Lon: -110.996469, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jul 14, 2006 04:00 AM, Us-60, Lat: 33.332680, Lon: -111.029770, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 21, 2006 08:23 PM, Us-60, Lat: 33.349790, Lon: -110.990850, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 5.1mTotal length
  • $4,000Total costs
  • 26,280Total average daily traffic
  • 3,082Total average daily truck traffic
  • 26,320Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • PH44717C, 51630 N Forman Rd (Lat: 33.344806 Lon: -111.002056), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WRCI886,
    Assigned Frequencies: 18000.0 MHz, 18040.0 MHz, 18000.0 MHz, 18040.0 MHz, 18000.0 MHz, 18040.0 MHz, 18000.0 MHz, 18040.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/16/2018, Expiration Date: 10/16/2028, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Top-of-the-World, AZ
  • 51.2%Electricity
  • 22.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.0%Other fuel
  • 11.3%Utility gas


Top-of-the-World compared to Arizona 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 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 below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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