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Greenlee County, Arizona (AZ)


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County population in 2012: 8,802 (53% urban, 47% rural); it was 8,547 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 648
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 945
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,591
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,595 (it was 1,526 in 2000)
% of renters here:

49%
State:

34%

Land area: 1847 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 5 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Greenlee County: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (49.4%), Educational,health and social services (12.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 77%
  • Government: 16%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Greenlee County, Arizona:


Median resident age:  34.0 years
Arizona median age:  35.0 years

Males: 4,398  (52.9%)
Females: 4,039  (47.1%)

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Greenlee County,AZ real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Greenlee County:

2.0 people
Arizona:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $47,334 ($39,384 in 1999)
This county:

$47334
Arizona:

$48745

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $247 (lower quartile is $207, upper quartile is $319)
This county:

$247
State:

$732


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $55,691 (it was $59,800 in 2000)
Greenlee County:

$55,691
Arizona:

$187,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $36,117 - $85,660

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $187,884
Here:

$187,884
State:

$269,393

Townhouses or other attached units: $98,495
Here:

$98,495
State:

$194,032

Mobile homes: $129,999
Here:

$129,999
State:

$51,746

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $38,005
Here:

$38,005
State:

$39,763
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,084
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $216

Institutionalized population: 33

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Greenlee County, AZ map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $397 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $223 (0.4%)


Greenlee County household income distribution in 2009 Greenlee County home values distribution


Greenlee County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 14.8%
(8.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 21.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.8% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 1.6% for other race residents, 16.1% for two or more races residents)
Median age of residents in 2010: 34 years old
(Males: 34 years old, Females: 35 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 37 years old, Black residents: 31 years old, American Indian residents: 29 years old, Asian residents: 31 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29 years old, Other race residents: 30 years old)

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

9.9%
Whole state:

13.9%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

4.2%
Whole state:

6.2%

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Greenlee County is $473 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $594 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $816 a month.

Cities in this county include: Clifton, Morenci, Duncan, York, Whispering Pines, Franklin.

Greenlee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Greenlee County: Hardy (A), Purdy (B), Reno Lookout (C), Luce Ranch (D), Lazy YJ Ranch (E), Blue Lookout (F), Strayhorse Administative Site (G), Bear Mountain Lookout (H), Blue Camp Administrative Site (I), Coleman Ranch (J), Robart Ranch (K), Marks Ranch (L), Hannagan Meadow Administrative Site (M), Beaverhead (N), A D Bar Ranch (O), Big Lue Ranch (P), Blue Ranger Station (Q), Buffalo Crossing (R), Buffalo Crossing Camp (S), Coalson Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Jones Cemetery (1), Duncan Valley Cemetery (2), Blue Cemetery (3), Bunkers Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Campbell Flat Lake (A), Beaverhead Natural Lake (B), Elk Lake (C), Lost Lake (D), Milligan Lake (E), McKibbins Pond (F), Taylor Pond (G), W S Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Centerfire Creek (A), Whitewater Creek (B), Linden Creek (C), Wet Prong Creek (D), Silver Creek (E), Deerhead Creek (F), Silver Basin Creek (G), Bush Creek (H), Burro Wash (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Greenlee County include: Granville Recreation Area (1), Crabtree Park (2), Upper Juan Miller Picnic Area (3), Conklin Creek Campgrounds (4), Sheep Saddle Picnic Area (5), Sardine Saddle Picnic Area (6), Blue Range Primitive Area (7), H L Saddle Picnic Area (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Apache County , Cochise County , Catron County, New Mexico , Graham County , Grant County, New Mexico , Hidalgo County, New Mexico .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 222
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 287 (49% naturalized citizens)

Greenlee County:

3.4%
Whole state:

12.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 93.7%

Greenlee County marital status for males
Greenlee County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Greenlee County with a mortgage: 352 (7 second mortgage, 35 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 349

Here:

50.2% with mortgage
State:

74.9% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 91.77%
Here91.8%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 7,844
Total congregations: 19

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurches of Christ
Adherents4,956 (63.2%)1,179 (15.0%)853 (10.9%)298 (3.8%)158 (2.0%)
Congregations3 (15.8%)3 (15.8%)3 (15.8%)1 (5.3%)2 (10.5%)
NameAssemblies of GodConservative Baptist Association of AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the NazareneOther
Adherents110 (1.4%)95 (1.2%)78 (1.0%)48 (0.6%)69 (0.9%)
Congregations1 (5.3%)2 (10.5%)1 (5.3%)1 (5.3%)2 (10.5%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Greenlee County - Clifton, Morenci, Duncan, York, Whispering Pines

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
This county:

3.88 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Greenlee County:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
This 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.
Arizona:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.2%
Arizona:

8.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.6%
Arizona:

22.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Greenlee County:

15.5%
State:

14.2%


Agriculture in Greenlee County:

Average size of farms: 221 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $33,175
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $305.72
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 77.95%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $32,361
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.84%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 100.00%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $35,245
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.68%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 27.69
Land in orchards: 34 acres

Earthquake activity:

Greenlee County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arizona state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/8/2007 at 07:15:40, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, 3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 51.0 miles away from the county center
On 11/3/2007 at 09:30:41, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Greenlee County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers


Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (59%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Repair and maintenance (1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (23%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Construction (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Extraction workers (6%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Electricians (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Greenlee County (%):





Greenlee County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,494 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 669 (20%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 6 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 3 (0%)
  • Walked: 65 (2%)
  • Other means: 13 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 91 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


22 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
5 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
33 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $46,623.

11.37% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,977 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.37%
Arizona average:

8.20%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.32% relocated from other counties in Arizona ($22,510 average AGI)
5.05% relocated from other states ($23,467 average AGI)
Greenlee County:

5.05%
Arizona average:

6.09%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Graham County, AZ  1.76% ($37,800 average AGI)
from Maricopa County, AZ  1.71% ($42,026)
from Pima County, AZ  1.01% ($29,913)
from Grant County, NM  0.88% ($70,150)
from Yavapai County, AZ  0.61% ($70,714)


8.48% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($48,075 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.48%
Arizona average:

5.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.49% relocated to other counties in Arizona ($32,091 average AGI)
2.99% relocated to other states ($15,984 average AGI)
Greenlee County:

2.99%
Arizona average:

3.88%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Graham County, AZ  2.22% ($45,776 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  1.27% ($44,107)
to Pima County, AZ  0.77% ($47,412)
to Yavapai County, AZ  0.50% ($75,818)
to Grant County, NM  0.50% ($81,273)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in Greenlee County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Greenlee County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Greenlee County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 1,067 (907 aged, 160 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,402

Size of family households: 829 2-persons, 499 3-persons, 403 4-persons, 241 5-persons, 104 6-persons, 76 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 887 1-person, 130 2-persons, 8 3-persons, 5 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

74.0% of residents of Greenlee County speak English at home.
25.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (82% speak English very well, 18% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $41,207,000 ($5494 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $938,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $17,169,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $7,619,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $299,000
Federal grants: $13,214,000
Federal procurement contracts: $949,000 ($593,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,957,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $106,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $551,000
Federal Government insurance: $7,317,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 477
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 300
Here:

40 per 1000 residents
State:

37 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +41
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+28 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,236
Here -164 per 1000 residents
State +69 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Greenlee County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.59 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

3.7

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Greenlee County, Arizona
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 16
  • 2 rooms: 71
  • 3 rooms: 109
  • 4 rooms: 204
  • 5 rooms: 419
  • 6 rooms: 430
  • 7 rooms: 150
  • 8 rooms: 120
  • 9+ rooms: 72
  • 1 room: 41
  • 2 rooms: 67
  • 3 rooms: 140
  • 4 rooms: 168
  • 5 rooms: 662
  • 6 rooms: 330
  • 7 rooms: 65
  • 8 rooms: 26
  • 9+ rooms: 27
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Greenlee County, Arizona
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 18
  • 1 bedroom: 129
  • 2 bedrooms: 370
  • 3 bedrooms: 855
  • 4 bedrooms: 192
  • 5+ bedrooms: 27
  • no bedroom: 60
  • 1 bedroom: 123
  • 2 bedrooms: 289
  • 3 bedrooms: 976
  • 4 bedrooms: 68
  • 5+ bedrooms: 10
Cars and other vehicles available in Greenlee County, Arizona in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 72
  • 1 vehicle: 439
  • 2 vehicles: 608
  • 3 vehicles: 339
  • 4 vehicles: 92
  • 5+ vehicles: 41
  • no vehicle: 81
  • 1 vehicle: 482
  • 2 vehicles: 655
  • 3 vehicles: 249
  • 4 vehicles: 51
  • 5+ vehicles: 8

58% of Greenlee County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 50% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 52% lived in Arizona.

Greenlee County:

57.6%
State average:

46.0%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $54,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Greenlee County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (69.1%)
  • Electricity (12.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.9%)
  • Wood (6.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)
  • Utility gas (82.5%)
  • Electricity (11.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.3%)
  • Wood (2.0%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 22
Here:

1.8%
Arizona:

6.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 33
Here:

5.1%
Arizona:

6.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 23
Here:

12.2%
Arizona:

13.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue Debt

Greenlee County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:


Greenlee County government finances - Revenue in 2002:


Greenlee County government finances - Debt in 2002:


Greenlee County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Greenlee County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Greenlee County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)




Most common first names in Greenlee County, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3971.2 years
James3968.9 years
John3875.4 years
Mary3775.6 years
Maria2780.8 years
Robert2268.8 years
Manuel2172.3 years
George1976.4 years
Juan1975.4 years
Frank1673.8 years
Most common last names in Greenlee County, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hernandez1976.8 years
Lopez1975.3 years
Rodriguez1668.6 years
Montoya1671.1 years
Johnson1573.0 years
Reyes1575.4 years
Gonzales1474.3 years
Perez1474.3 years
Garcia1370.4 years
Mendoza1370.2 years

Businesses in Greenlee County, AZ


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