Wenden, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 728. Population change since 2000: +30.9%
Males: 369  (50.7%)
Females: 359  (49.3%)
Median resident age:  41.6 years
Arizona median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 85357.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,174 (it was $20,870 in 2000)
Wenden:

$29,174
AZ:

$48,510

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,397 (it was $11,674 in 2000)

Wenden CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $53,188 (it was $32,700 in 2000)
Wenden:

$53,188
AZ:

$166,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $568.

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  • Races in Wenden, AZ (2010)

    Wenden races chart
    • 40255.2%Hispanic
    • 28338.9%White alone
    • 212.9%American Indian alone
    • 121.6%Two or more races
    • 91.2%Black alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wenden: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (12.1%), Irish (10.1%), English (5.8%), French (1.8%), West Indian (1.7%), Italian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 1868 feet

Land area: 14.9 square miles.

Population density: 49 people per square mile   (very low).

Wenden,AZ real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Wenden:

  • High school or higher: 46.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wenden CDP:

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 5.1%

257 residents are foreign born (38.6% Latin America).

This place:

40.5%
Arizona:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $616 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $510 (1.0%)

Wenden satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Peoria, AZ (75.0 miles , pop. 108,364).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Glendale, AZ (78.9 miles , pop. 218,812).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (86.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Salome, AZ (2.4 miles ), Vicksburg, AZ (3.7 miles ), Sunwest, AZ (3.8 miles) , Utting, AZ (4.5 miles) , Aguila, AZ (4.7 miles ), Brenda, AZ (5.0 miles ), Bouse, AZ (5.3 miles ), Alamo Lake, AZ (5.5 miles) .

Latitude: 33.83 N, Longitude: 113.54 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 928

Wenden household income distribution Wenden home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.2%
Arizona:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (34%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (33%)
  • Wholesale trade (24%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Educational services (39%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (33%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (27%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (1%)
  • Sales and related occupations (1%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (36%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Wenden, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Wenden-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Arizona state average. It is 531% 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 173.4 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 172.5 miles away from Wenden center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 131.3 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 150.8 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 140.1 miles away from Wenden center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 322.0 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in La Paz County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wenden topographic map

airports located in Wenden:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wenden:

  • Estrella Mountain Community College (about 73 miles; Avondale, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 4,932)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc (about 77 miles; Avondale, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,860)
  • Yavapai College (about 80 miles; Prescott, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • Glendale Community College (about 80 miles; Glendale, AZ; FT enrollment: 12,533)
  • Arizona State University-West (about 81 miles; Glendale, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,454)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc-Motorcycle Mechanics Institute Division (about 83 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,976)
  • Everest College-Phoenix (about 84 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,008)

Public school in Wenden:

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Notable locations in Wenden: USGSA Depot (A), Wenden Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Wenden: Wenden Bible Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

La Paz 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 75.1. This is about average.

City:

75.1
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 2.55. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 28.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.55
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 43.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 28.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

43.8
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 36.0%
(27.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 32.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 45.3% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  64.8%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.8%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.4% of all households
2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

20.5
Arizona average:

12.5

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wenden CDP (based on La Paz County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,31427
Catholic1,1094
Other1,0104
Mainline Protestant3023
Black Protestant1741
None15,580-
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: 8
La Paz County:

3.98 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
La Paz County:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
La Paz County:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

11.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.2%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
La Paz County:

28.0%
Arizona:

22.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Wenden:

46.9%
State:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.2%
Arizona:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Wenden:

28.4
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wenden:

23.4%
Arizona:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Wenden:

10.8%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wenden:

6.9
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
Wenden:

34.3%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
Wenden:

50.3%
Arizona:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Wenden:

75.0%
Arizona:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wenden, AZ Residents

8.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,185 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.51%
Arizona average:

5.73%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Maricopa County, AZ  1.34% ($27,986 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  0.95% ($39,082)
from Mohave County, AZ  0.52% ($35,222)


8.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,598 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.44%
Arizona average:

5.60%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Maricopa County, AZ  1.36% ($31,129 average AGI)
to Mohave County, AZ  1.14% ($24,983)
to Riverside County, CA  0.50% ($23,385)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wenden:

  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KXEM (1010 AM; 15 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES OF PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wenden:

  • KSWG (94.1 FM; WICKENBURG, AZ; Owner: CIRCLE S BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • K263AI (100.5 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: DONALD F. HENDREN)
  • KLNZ (103.5 FM; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZUL-FM (104.5 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: MAD DOG WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KRCY-FM (96.7 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: RICK L. MURPHY)
  • KJJJ (102.3 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: STEVEN M. GREELEY)
  • KBAQ (89.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KRRK (101.1 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: SMOKE AND MIRRORS, LLC)
  • KHOV-FM (105.3 FM; WICKENBURG, AZ; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KWFH (90.1 FM; PARKER, AZ; Owner: DESERT VIEW BAPTIST CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Wenden:

  • W64AN (Channel 64; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)

Wenden fatal accident list:

Apr 11, 1992 07:40 PM, Beech, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 24m79ftTotal length
  • 15,300Total average daily traffic
  • 2,295Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,390Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Bill Williams Lake, 38 Mi N (Lat: 34.236694 Lon: -113.577417), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPJI299
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.330 MHz, 159.240 MHzGrant Date: 05/28/2011, Expiration Date: 06/25/2021, Certifier: Richard H Evans JrRegistrant: Department Of Public Safety, Md 2800, Phoenix, AZ 85005-6638, Phone: (602) 223-2247, Fax: (602) 223-2679, Email:
  • Pete Smith Peak 19.9 Mi Nne (Lat: 34.065306 Lon: -113.356028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WPFY914
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.090 MHzGrant Date: 10/10/2014, Expiration Date: 11/15/2024Registrant: Arizona Department Of Corrections, 1601 W Jefferson Ave Mc880, Phoenix, AZ 85007, Phone: (602) 771-5656, Fax: (602) 258-0107, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KC9KZ, Licensee ID: L00178804, Grant Date: 03/22/2016, Expiration Date: 06/17/2026, Registrant: William H Jones, 69115 Lindsey Road, Wenden, AZ 85357-0217
  • Call Sign: N0HDV, Licensee ID: L01135945, Grant Date: 04/04/2006, Expiration Date: 05/06/2016, Certifier: Larry D Rice, Registrant: Larry D Rice, Wenden, AZ 85358
  • Call Sign: KF5RDN, Licensee ID: L01722196, Grant Date: 07/17/2012, Expiration Date: 07/17/2022, Certifier: Julianne M Braun, Registrant: Julianne M Braun, P. O. Box 306, Wenden, AZ 85357-0306

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1744D , Serial Number: 20187, Year manufactured: 1951, Airworthiness Date: 09/29/1955
    Registrant (Co-Owned): William H Trustee Jones, Po Box 217, Wenden, AZ 85357, Other Owners: Linda J Trustee Jones
  • Aircraft: DIBERT J PAUL ZENAIR CH 701 STOL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 429D , Serial Number: 7-3762, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 09/27/2000
    Registrant (Co-Owned): William H Trustee Jones, Po Box 217, Wenden, AZ 85357, Other Owners: Linda J Trustee Jones
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5081A , Serial Number: 28081, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 12/02/1955
    Registrant (Co-Owned): William H Trustee Jones, Po Box 217, Wenden, AZ 85357, Other Owners: Linda J Trustee Jones
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 63471 , Serial Number: 15077340, Year manufactured: 1975
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Deborah Rauber, Po Box 10010, Wenden, AZ 85357, Other Owners: James Rauber

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wenden that have no violations reported:

  • WAYSIDE INN RV PARK (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Most common first names in Wenden, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1170.3 years
William1072.4 years
John675.3 years
George572.0 years
Robert567.8 years
Frances381.0 years
Floyd378.4 years
Iva279.0 years
Henry276.5 years
Donald277.0 years
Most common last names in Wenden, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rohrig479.7 years
Stacy381.0 years
Taylor370.0 years
Frost279.1 years
Burris282.9 years
Field269.0 years
Carter256.0 years
Kennedy276.5 years
Clemens278.6 years
North277.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (39%)
  • Utility gas (37%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • No fuel used (11%)

Wenden 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 below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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