Tusayan, Arizona

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Population in 2013: 573 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.0%
Males: 257  (44.9%)
Females: 316  (55.1%)
Median resident age:  34.8 years
Arizona median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 86023.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $26,717 (it was $34,917 in 2000)
Tusayan:

$26,717
AZ:

$48,510

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,231 (it was $16,637 in 2000)

Tusayan CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $42,208 (it was $25,700 in 2000)
Tusayan:

$42,208
AZ:

$166,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $252,896; Detached houses: $300,384; Townhouses or other attached units: $258,782; In 2-unit structures: $371,974; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $147,114; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $159,754; Mobile homes: $76,688; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $12,332

Median gross rent in 2013: $753.

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  • Races in Tusayan, AZ (2010)

    Tusayan races chart
    • 23542.1%White alone
    • 22740.7%Hispanic
    • 407.2%American Indian alone
    • 346.1%Asian alone
    • 183.2%Two or more races
    • 20.4%Black alone
    • 20.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Tusayan: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (16.0%), English (13.1%), German (9.7%), Scottish (3.0%), Subsaharan African (1.5%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 6593 feet

Land area: 28.6 square miles.

Population density: 20 people per square mile   (very low).

Tusayan, Arizona map

For population 25 years and over in Tusayan:

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 5.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tusayan CDP:

  • Never married: 55.2%
  • Now married: 33.5%
  • Separated: 6.1%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

61 residents are foreign born (21.0% Latin America).

This place:

22.4%
Arizona:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Tusayan CDP:  0.0% ($0)
Arizona:  0.9% ($962)
Tusayan satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Flagstaff, AZ (60.6 miles , pop. 52,894).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Scottsdale, AZ (165.5 miles , pop. 202,705).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (169.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Grand Canyon Village, AZ (2.3 miles ), Valle, AZ (4.7 miles ), Havasupai, AZ (5.4 miles ), Supai, AZ (6.0 miles) , Cameron, AZ (6.4 miles ), Parks, AZ (6.9 miles ), Williams, AZ (7.1 miles ), Tuba City, AZ (7.1 miles ).

Latitude: 35.98 N, Longitude: 112.13 W

Tusayan household income distribution Tusayan home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.6%
Arizona:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (40%)
  • Accommodation and food services (33%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (88%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (36%)
  • Transportation occupations (25%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (49%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Tusayan, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Tusayan-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Arizona state average. It is 509% 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 278.3 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 263.4 miles away from Tusayan center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 278.4 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 392.7 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 307.9 miles away from Tusayan 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 296.5 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).
Tusayan topographic map

Heliports located in Tusayan:

Amtrak station near Tusayan:

  • 6 miles: GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PAR (GRAND CANYON VILLAGE, BRIGHT ANGEL LODGE) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tusayan:

  • Northern Arizona University (about 62 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 22,494)
  • Coconino Community College (about 62 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,090)
  • Northcentral University (about 96 miles; Prescott Valley, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,927)
  • Yavapai College (about 101 miles; Prescott, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • Dixie State University (about 112 miles; Saint George, UT; FT enrollment: 6,485)
  • Mohave Community College (about 118 miles; Kingman, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,309)
  • Southern Utah University (about 129 miles; Cedar City, UT; FT enrollment: 6,522)

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Notable locations in Tusayan: Moqui Rifle Range (A), Moqui Lodge (B), Coconino Siding (C), Moqui Camp (D), Ten X Campground (E), Tusayan Ranger Station (F), Ten X Family Picnic Ground (G), South Grand Canyon Sanitary District Tusayan Wastewater Reclamation Facility (H), Tusayan Fire Department (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Long Jim Trick Tank (A), Rain Tank (B), Apex Trick Tank (C), Hualapa Tank (D), Reed Tank (E), Coconino Wash Tank (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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 67.8. This is about average.

City:

67.8
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 47.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

47.6
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.2%
(19.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  39.4%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.7%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
28 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
35 people in other workers' dormitories in 2000

Tusayan compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.9
Arizona average:

12.5

Tusayan travel time to work - commute Tusayan mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (62%)
  • Wood (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Utility gas (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tusayan 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%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,616$31,3920$0
Totals for Government 1$2,616$31,3920$0

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 Tusayan:

  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KYET (1180 AM; 10 kW; WILLIAMS, AZ; Owner: GRAND CANYON GATEWAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KAZM (780 AM; 5 kW; SEDONA, AZ; Owner: TABBACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KDXU (890 AM; 10 kW; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tusayan:

  • KSGC (92.1 FM; TUSAYAN, AZ; Owner: TUSAYAN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KNAG (90.3 FM; GRAND CANYON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS/NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY)
  • KJZA (89.5 FM; DRAKE, AZ; Owner: ST. PAUL BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • KWMX (96.7 FM; WILLIAMS, AZ; Owner: RED ROCK COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KPLD (101.1 FM; KANAB, UT; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • KWMX-FM1 (96.7 FM; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: RED ROCK COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KFLX (105.1 FM; KACHINA VILLAGE, AZ; Owner: RED ROCK COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • K265DN (100.9 FM; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPUB (91.7 FM; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY)
  • KNAD (91.7 FM; PAGE, AZ; Owner: AZ BOARD OF REGENTS FOR N. AZ UNIV.)

Tusayan fatal accident list:

Mar 19, 1992 11:45 PM, 64, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tusayan)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Grand Canyon Arprt 1 Mi S (Lat: 35.956917 Lon: -112.134889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 20 m, Overall height: 26 m, Call Sign: WPJM353
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.120 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/23/2011, Expiration Date: 07/15/2021, Certifier: R D Reynolds
    Registrant: Department Of Public Safety, Md 2800, Phoenix, AZ 85005-6638, Phone: (602) 223-2247, Fax: (602) 223-2679, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC7REO
    Grant Date: 05/29/1996, Expiration Date: 05/29/2006, Cancellation Date: 05/30/2008
    Registrant: Rodney G Rollins, Tusayan, AZ 86023

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$98,680
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2007 2006 2005 2003 2002 2001

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0019.00

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Businesses in Tusayan, AZ

  • Wendy's: 1

Tusayan on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Accommodation and food services"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Accommodation and food services"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Secretaries and administrative assistants"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other workers' dormitories"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Art and design workers"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Law enforcement workers including supervisors"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average snowfall in a year"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Community and social services occupations:"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters"
  • #86 (86023) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2004 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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