Tuba City, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 8,611. Population change since 2000: +4.7%
Males: 4,080  (47.4%)
Females: 4,531  (52.6%)
Median resident age:  27.5 years
Arizona median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 86045.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $52,262 (it was $38,556 in 2000)
Tuba City:

$52,262
AZ:

$48,510

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,405 (it was $10,479 in 2000)

Tuba City CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $80,285 (it was $32,700 in 2000)
Tuba City:

$80,285
AZ:

$166,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $123,218; Detached houses: $161,549; Mobile homes: $52,978

Median gross rent in 2013: $657.

  • Races in Tuba City, AZ (2010)

    Tuba City races chart
    • 7,77790.3%American Indian alone
    • 3263.8%White alone
    • 2873.3%Hispanic
    • 1251.5%Two or more races
    • 690.8%Asian alone
    • 270.3%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tuba City: 91.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (1.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 8.92 square miles.

Population density: 965 people per square mile   (low).

Tuba City, Arizona map

For population 25 years and over in Tuba City:

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 14.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tuba City CDP:

  • Never married: 51.8%
  • Now married: 36.3%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

216 residents are foreign born (0.3% Asia, 0.3% Latin America).

This place:

2.2%
Arizona:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,740 (2.0%)

Tuba City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Flagstaff, AZ (68.0 miles , pop. 52,894).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Scottsdale, AZ (179.5 miles , pop. 202,705).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (186.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Moenkopi, AZ (1.3 miles ), Tonalea, AZ (4.5 miles ), Cameron, AZ (4.6 miles ), Hopi, AZ (5.0 miles) , Kaibito, AZ (5.7 miles ), Hotevilla-Bacavi, AZ (5.9 miles ), Kykotsmovi Village, AZ (6.2 miles ), Bitter Springs, AZ (6.4 miles ).

Latitude: 36.13 N, Longitude: 111.24 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +130 (+1.3%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 2,606 (74.3%)

Area code: 928

Tuba City household income distribution Tuba City home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.4%
Arizona:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Tuba City, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Tuba City-area historical earthquake activity is near Arizona state average. It is 447% 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 328.1 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 313.7 miles away from Tuba City center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 323.6 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 443.5 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 351.1 miles away from Tuba 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 339.8 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 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).
Tuba City topographic map

Birthplace of: Lori Piestewa - (1980-2003), soldier.

Hospitals and medical centers in Tuba City:

  • TUBA CITY REGIONAL HEALTH CARE CORPORATION (Voluntary non-profit - Other, PO BOX 600)
  • TUBA CITY DIALYSIS UNIT (DVA) (500 EDGEWATER DR)

airports located in Tuba City:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tuba City:

  • Northern Arizona University (about 70 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 22,494)
  • Coconino Community College (about 71 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,090)
  • Northcentral University (about 122 miles; Prescott Valley, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,927)
  • Yavapai College (about 130 miles; Prescott, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • Dixie State University (about 146 miles; Saint George, UT; FT enrollment: 6,485)
  • Southern Utah University (about 148 miles; Cedar City, UT; FT enrollment: 6,522)
  • Mohave Community College (about 168 miles; Kingman, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,309)

Public high school in Tuba City:

  • GREYHILLS ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL (Location: PO BOX 160, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Tuba City:

  • TUBA CITY BOARDING SCHOOL (Location: 306 MAIN ST, Grades: KG-8)
  • MOENCOPI DAY SCHOOL (Location: PO BOX 185, Grades: KG-6)
See full list of schools located in Tuba City

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The Gap School has dedicated a new building and is now named Tsinibaas Haabitiin School. The name can be verified by calling the Tuba City Unified School District #15 at (928) 283-1000 or contacting them through their website at www.tcusd.org .
  • KTBA Radio 1050 AM PO Box 806 Tuba City, AZ 86045 (928)283-5776 added by Sloan

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Notable locations in Tuba City: Tuba City Substation (A), Tuba City Public Library (B), Navajo Nation Department of Fire and Rescue Services Station 40 Tuba City Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Quality Inn (Main St AT Moenave St), Quality Inn Tuba City (Main Street & Moenave Road), Quality Inn Navajo Nation (Main Saint & Moenave Road).

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.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 25.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.0
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 29.3%
(3.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.5% for American Indian residents, 26.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.8 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  79.9%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.0%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households
22 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
17 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
91 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Tuba City, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Tuba City (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Tuba City Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1970/01/26. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Arizona average:

12.5

Tuba City travel time to work - commute Tuba City mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Tuba City 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Tuba City:

46.3%
Arizona:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Tuba City:

45.2%
Arizona:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Tuba City:

29.7
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.3%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Tuba City:

12.5%
Arizona:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Tuba City:

6.7
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
Tuba City:

36.6%
Arizona:

33.3%

General health condition:
Tuba City:

54.1%
Arizona:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Tuba City:

82.3%
Arizona:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tuba City, AZ Residents

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 Tuba City:

  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KYET (1180 AM; 10 kW; WILLIAMS, AZ; Owner: GRAND CANYON GATEWAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KAFF (930 AM; 5 kW; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: GUYANN CORPORATION)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tuba City:

  • 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.)
  • KNAG (90.3 FM; GRAND CANYON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS/NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY)
  • KJKI (98.9 FM; LEUPP, AZ; Owner: ORAIBI MEDIA ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Tuba City:

  • K08HQ (Channel 8; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
Tuba City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Tuba City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$01$87,0000$00$01$87,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$42,0001$61,0000$00$02$51,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$03$39,0002$181,0003$19,3333$39,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$01$60,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9446.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Tuba City, Arizona:

  • Quality Inn Tuba City, Main St And Moenave Rd, Tuba City, Arizona 86045 , Phone: (800) 644-8383
  • Moenkopi Legacy Inn & Suites, Highway Jct 160 & 264, 1 Legacy Ln, Tuba City, Arizona 86045 , Phone: (928) 283-4500, Fax: (928) 283-4499
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Tuba City, Arizona

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (45%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Utility gas (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
Businesses in Tuba City, AZ
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Subway1
Jones New York1True Value1
KFC1U-Haul1
Quality1

Tuba City compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Tuba City on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest house values disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Health care and social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #27 (86045) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swedish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #70 (86045) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lithuanian first ancestries"
  • #78 (86045) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Hungarian first ancestries"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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