Tuba City, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 8,611.
Population change since 2000: +4.7%
Males: 3,992  (46.4%)
Females: 4,619  (53.6%)
Median resident age:

29.2 years
Arizona median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 86045.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,323 (it was $38,556 in 2000)
Tuba City:

$55,323
AZ:

$56,581

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,163 (it was $10,479 in 2000)

Tuba City CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $72,742 (it was $32,700 in 2000)
Tuba City:

$72,742
AZ:

$223,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $118,308; detached houses: $180,503; mobile homes: $17,309

Median gross rent in 2017: $736.

March 2019 cost of living index in Tuba City: 92.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 33.5%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.2% for American Indian residents)
  • Races in Tuba City, AZ (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Tuba City, Arizona as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Tuba City is 588 to 1.


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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 8.92 square miles.

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

Tuba City, Arizona map

189 residents are foreign born (0.3% Asia).

This place:

2.0%
Arizona:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,963 (1.9%)

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: +540 (+5.7%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 2,655 (78.9%)

Area code: 928

Distribution of median household income in Tuba City, AZ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Tuba City, AZ in 2017
Tuba City satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.7%
Arizona:

4.6%
Most common industries in Tuba City, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (23.7%)
  • Health care (15.7%)
  • Public administration (10.5%)
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (19.3%)
  • Construction (17.6%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Utilities (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (27.3%)
  • Health care (22.1%)
  • Public administration (13.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Social assistance (7.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Tuba City, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.2%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (13.7%)
  • Registered nurses (7.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.7%)

Average climate in Tuba City, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Tuba City, Arizona average temperatures Tuba City, Arizona average precipitation Tuba City, Arizona humidity Tuba City, Arizona wind speed Tuba City, Arizona snowfall Tuba City, Arizona sunshine Tuba City, Arizona clear and cloudy days

Tuba City, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 44.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

44.7
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 24.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.6
U.S.:

19.6

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 Tuba 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 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 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 (13).
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

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

Points of interest:

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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).

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

Coconino 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:

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Tuba City:

Marital status in Tuba City, AZ
  • Never married: 52.6%
  • Now married: 31.8%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

For population 25 years and over in Tuba City:

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 14.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Arizona average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Tuba City
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tuba City, AZ (based on Coconino County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Coconino County:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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.
Arizona:

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

12.72 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

6.8%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Coconino County:

21.5%
State:

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

8.3%
Arizona:

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

8.92% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,433 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.92%
Arizona average:

6.11%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($266 average AGI)
Coconino County:

0.06%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Maricopa County, AZ  2.08% ($62,480 average AGI)
from Yavapai County, AZ  0.70% ($33,204)
from Pima County, AZ  0.42% ($54,000)


9.78% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,929 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.78%
Arizona average:

5.15%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($137 average AGI)
Coconino County:

0.06%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Maricopa County, AZ  2.69% ($42,987 average AGI)
to Yavapai County, AZ  0.89% ($48,206)
to Navajo County, AZ  0.45% ($35,940)
Businesses in Tuba City, AZ
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Subway1
Jones New York1True Value1
KFC1U-Haul1
Quality1

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Tuba City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 1.6mTotal length
  • 5,880Total average daily traffic
  • 470Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,890Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Tuba City, AZ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Tuba City, AZ - Value

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

  • Tuba Motel, NW Cor Main & Moen Ave, Tuba City, Arizona 86045 , Phone: (928) 283-4545
  • 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Tuba City, AZ
  • 63.9%Wood
  • 15.4%Electricity
  • 11.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.8%Other fuel
  • 3.8%No fuel used
  • 1.9%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Tuba City, AZ
  • 39.3%Utility gas
  • 22.4%Electricity
  • 18.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.9%Wood
  • 3.5%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Other fuel


Tuba City compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • House age significantly below 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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