Whispering Pines, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 148.
Males: 57  (38.8%)
Females: 91  (61.2%)
Median resident age:

43.2 years
Arizona median age:

37.7 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,943
Whispering Pines:

$54,943
AZ:

$56,581

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,947

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $122,114
Whispering Pines:

$122,114
AZ:

$223,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $165,432; detached houses: $223,313; mobile homes: $87,059; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $4,835
March 2019 cost of living index in Whispering Pines: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 71.2%
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  • Races in Whispering Pines, AZ (2010)
    • 13490.5%White alone
    • 74.7%Hispanic
    • 21.4%American Indian alone
    • 21.4%Asian alone
    • 21.4%Two or more races
    • 10.7%Black alone
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Ancestries: English (70.3%), Norwegian (5.4%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Pinal, AZ (138.3 miles , pop. 59,965).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tucson, AZ (150.6 miles , pop. 486,699).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (174.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Alpine, AZ (3.1 miles),
Rancho Grande, NM (3.4 miles),
Lower Frisco, NM (4.0 miles),
Rivers, NM (4.0 miles),
Middle Frisco, NM (4.1 miles),
Reserve, NM (4.1 miles ),
Nutrioso, AZ (4.2 miles),
Cruzville, NM (4.8 miles)

Latitude: 33.73 N, Longitude: 109.06 W

Distribution of median household income in Whispering Pines, AZ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Whispering Pines, AZ in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Arizona:

4.6%

Earthquake activity:

Whispering Pines-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arizona state average. It is 257% 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 430.0 miles away from Whispering Pines 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 384.7 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
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 425.9 miles away from Whispering Pines center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 394.7 miles away from Whispering Pines 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 385.9 miles away from Whispering Pines center
On 11/24/1987 at 13:15:56, a magnitude 6.7 (6.0 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.7 ML, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 400.8 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 Greenlee County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Whispering Pines:

  • Eastern Arizona College (about 74 miles; Thatcher, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 3,810)
  • Western New Mexico University (about 80 miles; Silver City, NM; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • Pima Community College (about 149 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 18,794)
  • Pima Medical Institute-Tucson (about 149 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • University of Arizona (about 152 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 36,324)
  • Arizona State University-Polytechnic (about 155 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,311)
  • Central Arizona College (about 160 miles; Coolidge, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,893)

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Notable location: Whispering Pines Volunteer Fire Department Station 71 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Greenlee 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:

2.4 people
Arizona:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

68.3%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.9%
Whole state:

7.8%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Whispering Pines:

Marital status in Whispering Pines, AZ
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 61.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 25.2%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

For population 25 years and over in Whispering Pines:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.6
Arizona average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Whispering Pines, AZ (based on Greenlee County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,6083
Other1,2294
Evangelical Protestant57110
Mainline Protestant342
None3,995-
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: 3
Here:

3.88 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Greenlee County:

6.46 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Greenlee County:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Greenlee County:

8.2%
State:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.6%
State:

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

15.5%
State:

14.2%

7.79% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($63,843 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.79%
Arizona average:

5.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Graham County, AZ  1.82% ($50,000 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  1.05% ($61,567)
to Pima County, AZ  0.84% ($82,792)

Strongest AM radio stations in Whispering Pines:

  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVWM (970 AM; 5 kW; SHOW LOW, AZ; Owner: PETRACOM OF SHOW LOW, LLC)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRVZ (1400 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGERVILLE, AZ; Owner: COUNTRY MOUNTAIN AIRWAVES, LLC)
  • KNFT (950 AM; 5 kW; BAYARD, NM; Owner: RUNNELS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LLC, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)

Strongest FM radio stations in Whispering Pines:

  • KWRQ (102.3 FM; CLIFTON, AZ; Owner: MCMURRAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K208BT (89.5 FM; SAFFORD, AZ; Owner: AZ BD OF REGENTS/UNIV. OF ARIZONA)
  • KQAZ (101.7 FM; SPRINGERVILLE, AZ; Owner: COUNTRY MOUNTAIN AIRWAVES, LLC)
  • KXKQ (94.1 FM; SAFFORD, AZ; Owner: MCMURRAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K204CE (88.7 FM; CLIFTON, AZ; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KJIK (100.7 FM; DUNCAN, AZ; Owner: WILLIAM S. KONOPNICKI)
  • KFMM (99.1 FM; THATCHER, AZ; Owner: WICK COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KWKM (95.7 FM; ST. JOHNS, AZ; Owner: KM RADIO OF ST. JOHNS, L.L.C.)
  • KTHQ (92.5 FM; EAGAR, AZ; Owner: COUNTRY MOUNTAIN AIRWAVES, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 4.2mTotal length
  • $500,000Total costs
  • 500Total average daily traffic
  • 25Total average daily truck traffic
  • 550Total future (year 2019) average daily traffic
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Whispering Pines, AZ
  • 66.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 26.4%Wood
  • 7.5%Utility gas


Whispering Pines compared to Arizona state average:

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