Valencia West, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 9,355. Population change since 2000: +293.1%
Males: 4,528  (48.4%)
Females: 4,827  (51.6%)
Median resident age:  32.3 years
Arizona median age:  37.5 years

Zip codes: 85746.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $58,881 (it was $28,323 in 2000)
Valencia West:

$58,881
AZ:

$53,558

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,634 (it was $9,740 in 2000)

Valencia West CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $138,422 (it was $61,300 in 2000)
Valencia West:

$138,422
AZ:

$205,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $125,863; Detached houses: $139,841; Mobile homes: $57,385

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,132.

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  • Races in Valencia West, AZ (2016)

    Valencia West races chart
    • 8,34173.2%Hispanic
    • 2,56022.5%White alone
    • 3032.7%American Indian alone
    • 1191.0%Black alone
    • 1111.0%Asian alone
    • 330.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 300.3%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Valencia West: 88.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (3.5%), American (1.5%), Italian (1.2%), European (1.1%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Land area: 9.63 square miles.

Population density: 972 people per square mile   (low).

Valencia West,AZ real estate house value index trend

Valencia West, Arizona map

For population 25 years and over in Valencia West:

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Valencia West CDP:

  • Never married: 32.3%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

1,702 residents are foreign born (13.0% Latin America).

This place:

14.9%
Arizona:

13.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,653 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,391 (1.2%)

Valencia West satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tucson, AZ (12.5 miles , pop. 486,699).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (111.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Tucson Estates, AZ (1.7 miles ), Drexel Heights, AZ (2.0 miles ), South Tucson, AZ (3.0 miles ), Summit, AZ (3.4 miles ), Three Points, AZ (3.5 miles ), Flowing Wells, AZ (3.5 miles ), Drexel-Alvernon, AZ (3.5 miles ), Tucson, AZ (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 32.14 N, Longitude: 111.11 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 520

Valencia West household income distribution Valencia West home values distribution

Property values in Valencia West, AZ

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Arizona:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Valencia West, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Valencia West-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arizona state average. It is 327% 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 344.0 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 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 277.1 miles away from Valencia West center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 273.9 miles away from the city center
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 348.6 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 268.1 miles away from Valencia West center
On 1/4/2006 at 08:32:32, a magnitude 6.7 (6.1 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.6 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 281.5 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 Pima County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Fires: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Valencia West topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Valencia West:

  • PASCUA YAQUI DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; TUCSON, AZ)
  • MIDVALE PARK DIALYSIS (FMC) (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; TUCSON, AZ)
  • TUCSON SOUTH DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; TUCSON, AZ)
  • SU CASA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; TUCSON, AZ)
  • RELIABLE NURSES, LLC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; TUCSON, AZ)
  • TUCSON WEST DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; TUCSON, AZ)
  • CARONDELET HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; TUCSON, AZ)

Amtrak station near Valencia West:

  • 11 miles: TUCSON (400 E. TOOLE ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Valencia West:

  • University of Arizona (about 12 miles; Tucson, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 36,324)
  • Pima Medical Institute-Tucson (about 14 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • Pima Community College (about 15 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 18,794)
  • Central Arizona College (about 65 miles; Coolidge, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • Arizona State University-Polytechnic (about 88 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,311)
  • Chandler-Gilbert Community College (about 90 miles; Chandler, AZ; FT enrollment: 8,047)
  • Eastern Arizona College (about 93 miles; Thatcher, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,810)

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Notable location: Drexel Heights Fire Station 402 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Pima 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 2013 was 129. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

129
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.165. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.165
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 10.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.236. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.236
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 27.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.79. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.79
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.3%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.2% for Black residents, 15.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.5% for American Indian residents, 15.9% for other race residents, 17.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.2 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  80.2%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.3%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
15 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Arizona average:

12.5

Valencia West travel time to work - commute Valencia West mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Valencia West CDP (based on Pima County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic203,77050
Evangelical Protestant98,278362
Other45,011128
Mainline Protestant37,03777
Black Protestant4,19014
Orthodox2,2605
None589,717-
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: 122
Pima County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 52
Pima County:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 226
Pima County:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 615
Here:

6.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Pima County:

21.2%
Arizona:

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

15.2%
State:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.8%
Arizona:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Valencia West:

46.3%
Arizona:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Valencia West:

28.8
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.2%
Arizona:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.5%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.9%
Arizona:

33.3%

General health condition:
Valencia West:

54.6%
State:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Valencia West:

81.3%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Valencia West, AZ Residents

4.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,647 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.74%
Arizona average:

5.73%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,289 average AGI)
Pima County:

0.13%
Arizona average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.54% ($34,939 average AGI)
from Cochise County, AZ  0.22% ($34,200)
from Pinal County, AZ  0.17% ($37,347)


4.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,410 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
Arizona average:

5.60%

0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,122 average AGI)
Pima County:

0.14%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.71% ($38,204 average AGI)
to Pinal County, AZ  0.17% ($42,220)
to Cochise County, AZ  0.16% ($30,798)

Strongest AM radio stations in Valencia West:

  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KTKT (990 AM; 10 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA LOTUS CORP.)
  • KNST (790 AM; 5 kW; TUCSON, AZ)
  • KQTL (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAHUARITA, AZ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF TUCSON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KEVT (1030 AM; 10 kW; CORTARO, AZ; Owner: ONE MART CORP.)
  • KGMS (940 AM; 1 kW; TUCSON, AZ)
  • KSAZ (580 AM; 5 kW; MARANA, AZ; Owner: OWL BROADCASTING & DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • KJLL (1330 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH TUCSON, AZ; Owner: HUDSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KXEW (1600 AM; 1 kW; SOUTH TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CAM BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KTZR (1450 AM; 1 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KCUB (1290 AM; 1 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTUC (1400 AM; 1 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Valencia West:

  • KXCI (91.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FOUNDATION FOR CREATIVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIIM-FM (99.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOYT (92.9 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHYT (107.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRQQ (93.7 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMXZ-FM (94.9 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KLPX (96.1 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA LOTUS CORPORATION)
  • KWFM-FM (97.1 FM; GREEN VALLEY, AZ; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZLZ-FM2 (105.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K263AA (100.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K261CK (100.1 FM; SAN XAVIER, AZ; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • K255AC (98.9 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMMUN. COLLEGE DIST)
  • 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)
  • KCDX (103.1 FM; FLORENCE, AZ; Owner: DESERT WEST AIR RANCHERS CORPORATION)
  • KGMG (106.3 FM; ORACLE, AZ; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KUAZ-FM (89.1 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KZPT (104.1 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXKQ (94.1 FM; SAFFORD, AZ; Owner: MCMURRAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Valencia West:

  • KHRR (Channel 40; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: NBC TELEMUNDO PHOENIX, INC.)
  • K54FW (Channel 54; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF ARIZONA, INC)
  • KTTU-TV (Channel 18; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: KTTU-TV, INC.)
  • KTLL-LP (Channel 65; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: LA LUZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K48GX (Channel 48; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: KTVW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KUVE-CA (Channel 38; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: KTVW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • K07DA (Channel 7; CASAS ADOBES, AZ; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • K16EO (Channel 16; ORO VALLEY/TUCSON, AZ; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 11m36ftTotal length
  • 28,800Total average daily traffic
  • 1,440Total average daily truck traffic
  • 28,840Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED137$136,19325$116,00480$170,3562$4,9307$118,6195$129,680
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$145,6334$150,22513$180,0330$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED28$133,6307$123,48350$148,9486$33,9074$144,2884$65,983
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN18$134,2562$95,22024$167,6640$03$124,5730$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$134,0951$57,3606$139,9570$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0043.19

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$176,5501$123,2300$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$233,0100$01$154,150
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$179,6900$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0043.19

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Valencia West compared to Arizona state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.

Valencia West on our top lists:

  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people carpooling to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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