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(Urban population: 0, Rural population: 2,308 (all nonfarm))

Whetstone,AZ index of house prices


Houses: 1,020 (880 occupied: 742 owner occupied, 138 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

15%

Housing density: 86 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $188,927.


Median contract rent in 2009: $453 (lower quartile is $376, upper quartile is $485)


Median gross rent in Whetstone, AZ in 2009: $565


Housing units in Whetstone with a mortgage: 255 (18 second mortgage, 13 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 72


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $67,396


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $31,906


Median monthly housing costs: $693





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Whetstone, Arizona Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $117,629 (it was $72,600 in 2000)
Whetstone:

$117,629
Arizona:

$187,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $79,593 - $159,313

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $402,504
Here:

$402,504
State:

$269,393

Mobile homes: $118,624
Here:

$118,624
State:

$51,746

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $55,739
Here:

$55,739
State:

$39,763

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,308
  • In family households: 2,053 (543 male householders, 128 female householders)
    523 spouses, 718 children (688 natural, 0 adopted, 30 stepchildren), 34 grandchildren, 15 brothers or sisters, 19 parents, 16 other relatives, 57 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 255 (99 male householders (78 living alone)), 117 female householders (108 living alone)), 39 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 333 2-persons, 128 3-persons, 92 4-persons, 65 5-persons, 39 6-persons, 14 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 186 1-person, 27 2-persons, 3 4-persons.

388 married couples with children.
201 single-parent households (78 men, 123 women).

87.5% of residents of Whetstone speak English at home.
9.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
2.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 24% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (45% speak English very well, 55% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 152 (6.6%)
(30.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.2
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

3.7

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Whetstone, Arizona
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 5
  • 2 rooms: 15
  • 3 rooms: 83
  • 4 rooms: 88
  • 5 rooms: 248
  • 6 rooms: 134
  • 7 rooms: 104
  • 8 rooms: 37
  • 9 or more rooms: 28
  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 6
  • 3 rooms: 30
  • 4 rooms: 25
  • 5 rooms: 44
  • 6 rooms: 12
  • 7 rooms: 11
  • 8 rooms: 4
  • 9 or more rooms: 0
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Whetstone, Arizona
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 28
  • 1 bedroom: 35
  • 2 bedrooms: 180
  • 3 bedrooms: 391
  • 4 bedrooms: 100
  • 5+ bedrooms: 8
  • no bedroom: 13
  • 1 bedroom: 17
  • 2 bedrooms: 38
  • 3 bedrooms: 59
  • 4 bedrooms: 11
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Whetstone, Arizona in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 13
  • 1 vehicle: 202
  • 2 vehicles: 358
  • 3 vehicles: 128
  • 4 vehicles: 12
  • 5+ vehicles: 29
  • no vehicle: 7
  • 1 vehicle: 73
  • 2 vehicles: 41
  • 3 vehicles: 11
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 6

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 52
  • 2000 to 2004: 159
  • 1990 to 1999: 252
  • 1980 to 1989: 135
  • 1970 to 1979: 254
  • 1960 to 1969: 59
  • 1950 to 1959: 30
  • 1940 to 1949: 73
  • 1939 or earlier: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Whetstone, AZ house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Whetstone, AZ:

  • Less than $10,000: 9
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 5
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 6
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 8
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 14
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 14
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 8
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 38
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 27
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 26
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 27
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 25
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 22
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 146
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 137
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 91
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 37
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 55
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 14
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 25
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 10
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 0
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 0
  • $1,000,000 or more: 0
 


Whetstone rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Whetstone:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 0
  • $200 to $249: 0
  • $250 to $299: 0
  • $300 to $349: 0
  • $350 to $399: 0
  • $400 to $449: 0
  • $450 to $499: 24
  • $500 to $549: 12
  • $550 to $599: 55
  • $600 to $649: 0
  • $650 to $699: 0
  • $700 to $749: 0
  • $750 to $799: 0
  • $800 to $899: 14
  • $900 to $999: 0
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 0
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 0
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 0
  • $2,000 or more: 0
  • No cash rent: 21
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 53
  • 1990 to 1994: 21
  • 1985 to 1989: 6
  • 1980 to 1984: 26
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 33
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 13


Whetstone, AZ Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 84.1%
Number of people working at home: 8 (0.9% of all workers)


Whetstone commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 56
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 27
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 45
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 75
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 234
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 132
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 129
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 8
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 9
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 45
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 63
  • 90 or more minutes: 33
 


Whetstone mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 610 (71%)
  • Carpooled: 217 (25%)
  • Walked: 29 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 8 (1%)
 


Whetstone, AZ household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 88
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 95
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 48
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 55
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 94
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 71
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 80
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 52
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 37
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 87
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 82
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 58
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 13
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 12
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 0
  • $200,000 or more: 15
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 539
 German: 318
 United States or American: 244
 Irish: 159
 English: 136
 French (except Basque): 87
 Dutch: 48
 Italian: 48
 Portuguese: 42
 Norwegian: 40
 European: 30
 Scottish: 28
 Scotch-Irish: 22
 Swedish: 14
 Welsh: 14
 Russian: 12
 Ukrainian: 12
 Danish: 11
 French Canadian: 9
 Slovak: 9
 Greek: 8
 Czechoslovakian: 7
 Canadian: 7


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



  • Mexico (48%)
  • Germany (24%)
  • Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (11%)
  • Japan (8%)
  • Panama (5%)
  • Korea (4%)


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

  • This state: 643
  • Northeast: 328
  • Midwest: 458
  • South: 358
  • West: 280

52% of Whetstone residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 62% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 27% lived in Arizona.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 5
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 19
  • 10th grade: 23
  • 11th grade: 12
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 52
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 260
  • Less than 1 year of college: 94
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 156
  • Associate degree: 73
  • Bachelor's degree: 72
  • Master's degree: 4
  • Professional school degree: 21
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 5
  • 7th and 8th grade: 50
  • 9th grade: 8
  • 10th grade: 35
  • 11th grade: 37
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 33
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 230
  • Less than 1 year of college: 108
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 168
  • Associate degree: 72
  • Bachelor's degree: 58
  • Master's degree: 0
  • Professional school degree: 11
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 8.4%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 9.9%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 30.0%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 40.9%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 21.4%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 31.9%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 6.4%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $42,594
  • Black householders: $32,287
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $42,700
  • Asian householders: $100,508
  • Some other race householders: $72,274
  • Two or more races householders: $124,635
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $39,230
Whetstone household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Whetstone household income for Black householders
Whetstone household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Whetstone household income for Some other race householders
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Whetstone household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Whetstone marital status for males
Whetstone marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $139,826
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $105,315
  • Some other race householders: $110,500
  • Two or more races householders: $137,720
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $113,092

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 482
  • Mobile homes: 524
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 14

Median worth of mobile homes: $87,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Whetstone:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Whetstone
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (53.5%)
  • Electricity (26.7%)
  • Utility gas (18.3%)
  • Other fuel (1.5%)
  • Utility gas (51.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23.9%)
  • Electricity (20.3%)
  • Wood (4.3%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6
Here:

2.1%
Arizona:

6.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 8
Here:

6.2%
Arizona:

6.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Arizona:

13.2%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

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.)


 

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