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Population in 2010: 231. Population change since 2000: -30.0%
Males: 176  (76.5%)
Females: 55  (23.5%)

Median resident age:  54.9 years
Arizona median age:  33.8 years

Zip codes: 85219.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $73,488 (it was $52,731 in 2000)
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$73,488
AZ:

$47,826
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $36,980

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

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $59,343 (it was $24,300 in 2000)
Top-of-the-World:

$59,343
AZ:

$151,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $129,063; Mobile homes: $129,063
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  • White alone - 184 (79.7%)
  • Hispanic - 40 (17.3%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (2.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Top-of-the-World: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (58.0%), Italian (27.2%), German (12.3%), Scotch-Irish (12.3%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 4540 feet

Land area: 6.04 square miles.

Population density: 38 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Top-of-the-World:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 41.6 minutes

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

  • Never married: 38.2%
  • Now married: 38.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 23.7%

14 residents are foreign born (11.1% Europe, 6.2% North America).

This place:  17.3%
Arizona:  13.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $528 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: San Tan Valley, AZ (33.7 miles , pop. 81,321).

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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.9%
Arizona:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (51%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (38%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)

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Earthquake activity:

Top-of-the-World-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arizona state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/2/2005 at 11:12:57, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, 4.6 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 94.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/30/2005 at 11:37:50, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MW, 4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.3 miles away from Top-of-the-World center
On 1/28/2005 at 22:37:07, a magnitude 3.9 (3.8 MW, 3.9 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 94.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/8/2005 at 09:41:50, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/1/2005 at 17:41:06, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.7 miles away from Top-of-the-World center
On 7/1/2005 at 06:34:24, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Gila County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Fires: 6, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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)

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

  • Chandler/Gilbert Community College (about 47 miles; Chandler, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 3,924)
  • Mesa Community College (about 51 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 8,853)
  • Scottsdale Community College (about 53 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Arizona State University (about 55 miles; Tempe, AZ; FT enrollment: 54,626)
  • Rio Salado College (about 57 miles; Tempe, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,395)
  • University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam Campus (about 58 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,956)
  • University of Phoenix-Online Campus (about 60 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 380,232)

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)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.4. This is about average.
City:

29.4
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.64. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.64
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.1
U.S.:

22.1


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Top-of-the-World, AZ


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

Top-of-the-World compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value 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 below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above 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


Top-of-the-World travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (44%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.00%
Here44.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Adherents33.3%18.6%18.4%5.9%5.8%
Congregations9.5%16.2%14.9%9.5%5.4%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEvangelical Free Church of AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents3.0%2.1%1.5%1.3%10.0%
Congregations4.1%2.7%1.4%4.1%32.4%
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: 7
Gila County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.4%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Gila County:

27.1%
Arizona:

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

12.9%
State:

14.2%

9.51% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($55,989 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.51%
Arizona average:

8.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Maricopa County, AZ  4.08% ($61,493 average AGI)
from Pinal County, AZ  0.41% ($45,443)
from Pima County, AZ  0.27% ($54,348)


8.15% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,030 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.15%
Arizona average:

5.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Maricopa County, AZ  3.08% ($44,740 average AGI)
to Pinal County, AZ  0.55% ($36,077)
to Yavapai County, AZ  0.43% ($38,000)

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 on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of days clear of clouds"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #65 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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