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Whetstone, AZ (Arizona) Houses and Residents

Whetstone,AZ index of house prices

Total population: 2,617 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 2,308 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 1,020 (880 occupied: 855 owner occupied, 137 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

14%
State:

38%

Housing density: 86 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013 in this county: $259,291.

Median contract rent in 2013: $382 (lower quartile is $340, upper quartile is $553)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2013: $465


Median gross rent in Whetstone, AZ in 2013: $531

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


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Whetstone, Arizona Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $135,786 (it was $72,600 in 2000)
Whetstone:

$135,786
Arizona:

$166,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $91,843 - $193,177

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

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Whetstone, Arizona:

  • 28no bedroom
  • 351 bedroom
  • 1802 bedrooms
  • 3913 bedrooms
  • 1004 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Whetstone, Arizona:

  • 13no bedroom
  • 171 bedroom
  • 382 bedrooms
  • 593 bedrooms
  • 114 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Whetstone in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 13no vehicle
  • 2021 vehicle
  • 3582 vehicles
  • 1283 vehicles
  • 124 vehicles
  • 295+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Whetstone in renter-occupied apartments

  • 7no vehicle
  • 731 vehicle
  • 412 vehicles
  • 113 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Whetstone, Arizona:

  • 51 room
  • 152 rooms
  • 833 rooms
  • 884 rooms
  • 2485 rooms
  • 1346 rooms
  • 1047 rooms
  • 378 rooms
  • 289+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Whetstone, Arizona:

  • 61 room
  • 62 rooms
  • 303 rooms
  • 254 rooms
  • 445 rooms
  • 126 rooms
  • 117 rooms
  • 48 rooms
  • 09+ rooms

Year house built

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Whetstone, AZ household income distribution

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

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 531995 to March 2000
  • 211990 to 1994
  • 61985 to 1989
  • 261980 to 1984
  • 01975 to 1979
  • 331970 to 1974
  • 01965 to 1969
  • 13Before 1965
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, 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 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%)

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 (%):

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

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 by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 8.4%Males
  • 9.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 30.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 40.9%Males
  • 21.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 31.9%Males
  • 6.4%Females
Whetstone marital status for males
Whetstone marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

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

Median worth of mobile homes: $103,984

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Whetstone:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 53.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 26.7%Electricity
  • 18.3%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Other fuel

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 51.4%Utility gas
  • 23.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 20.3%Electricity
  • 4.3%Wood

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 (Noninstitutionalized)