Amado, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 295.
Population change since 2000: +7.3%
Males: 121  (41.2%)
Females: 174  (58.8%)
Median resident age:

60.4 years
Arizona median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 85645, 85646.

Amado Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2019: $29,850 (it was $20,417 in 2000)
Amado:

$29,850
AZ:

$62,055

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $36,375 (it was $21,452 in 2000)

Amado CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $75,253 (it was $40,700 in 2000)
Amado:

$75,253
AZ:

$255,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $216,893; detached houses: $214,956
March 2019 cost of living index in Amado: 88.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%
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According to our research of Arizona and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Amado, Arizona as of June 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Amado is 26 to 1.


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Ancestries: European (100.0%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 3091 feet

Land area: 11.2 square miles.

Population density: 26 people per square mile   (very low).

Amado, Arizona map

11 residents are foreign born (4.0% Latin America).

This place:

4.0%
Arizona:

12.8%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Amado CDP:

2.7% ($1,117)
Arizona:

0.9% ($962)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Arivaca, AZ (14.2 miles , pop. 50,441).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tucson, AZ (36.3 miles , pop. 486,699).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (139.2 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Arivaca Junction, AZ (1.3 miles ),
Tubac, AZ (2.4 miles ),
Elephant Head, AZ (2.5 miles ),
Tumacacori-Carmen, AZ (3.2 miles ),
Green Valley, AZ (3.3 miles ),
Rio Rico Northeast, AZ (3.7 miles ),
Arivaca, AZ (3.8 miles ),
Rio Rico Northwest, AZ (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 31.70 N, Longitude: 111.07 W

Amado satellite photo by USGS

Amado tourist attractions:

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

11.7%
Arizona:

7.6%

Average climate in Amado, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Amado, Arizona average temperatures Amado, Arizona average precipitation Amado, Arizona humidity Amado, Arizona wind speed Amado, Arizona snowfall Amado, Arizona sunshine Amado, Arizona clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.8. This is about average.

City:

64.8
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 4.27. This is significantly better than average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

4.27
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Amado-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arizona state average. It is 1398% 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 360.6 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 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 289.9 miles away from Amado center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 283.0 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 278.3 miles away from the city center
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 366.7 miles away from Amado center
On 1/4/2006 at 08:32:32, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 252.9 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 Santa Cruz County (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Amado topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Amado:

  • LA HACIENDA AT LA POSADA (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; GREEN VALLEY, AZ)
  • SANTA RITA NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; GREEN VALLEY, AZ)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Amado:

  • University of Arizona (about 38 miles; Tucson, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 36,324)
  • Pima Community College (about 38 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 18,794)
  • Pima Medical Institute-Tucson (about 39 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • Cochise College (about 85 miles; Douglas, AZ; FT enrollment: 8,597)
  • Central Arizona College (about 94 miles; Coolidge, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • Eastern Arizona College (about 110 miles; Thatcher, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,810)
  • Arizona State University-Polytechnic (about 117 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,311)

Public school in Amado:

  • SOPORI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 5000 W. ARIVACA ROAD)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Amado: Piña Sopori Ranch (A), De Anza Trails Recreational Vehicle Resort (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Toros Wash (A), Diablo Wash (B), Sopori Wash (C), Las Chivas Wash (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Green Valley Comfort (28770 South Nogales Highway).

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Amado and their reported violations in the past:

PITA WATER CO (Population served: 54, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-26-2009)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
SMITHSONIAN INST II (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-17-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-25-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-17-2009)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-25-2007)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-25-2007)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Arizona:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

59.2%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.2%
Whole state:

7.8%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Amado:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 100.0%

For population 25 years and over in Amado:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 14.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

1.9
Arizona average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Amado, AZ (based on Santa Cruz County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic15,2177
Evangelical Protestant2,00929
Other9663
Mainline Protestant4594
None28,769-
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: 10
Santa Cruz County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Santa Cruz County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

4.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Here:

7.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.1%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Santa Cruz County:

21.6%
Arizona:

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

15.8%
State:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.5%
Arizona:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.5%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

28.2%
Arizona:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Amado:

9.5%
Arizona:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
Amado:

34.9%
Arizona:

33.3%

General health condition:
Amado:

50.8%
Arizona:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.3%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Amado, AZ Residents

4.86% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,246 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
Arizona average:

6.11%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Pima County, AZ  2.18% ($29,829 average AGI)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.75% ($31,163)


5.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,873 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
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 Pima County, AZ  3.17% ($35,427 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.85% ($29,829)
to Cochise County, AZ  0.12% ($25,550)

Businesses in Amado, AZ

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Amado:

  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KQTL (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAHUARITA, AZ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF TUCSON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTKT (990 AM; 10 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA LOTUS CORP.)
  • KEVT (1030 AM; 10 kW; CORTARO, AZ; Owner: ONE MART CORP.)
  • KNST (790 AM; 5 kW; TUCSON, AZ)
  • KGVY (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GREEN VALLEY, AZ; Owner: GREEN VALLEY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KSAZ (580 AM; 5 kW; MARANA, AZ; Owner: OWL BROADCASTING & DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KJLL (1330 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH TUCSON, AZ; Owner: HUDSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Amado:

  • KWFM-FM (97.1 FM; GREEN VALLEY, AZ; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K261CK (100.1 FM; SAN XAVIER, AZ; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KXCI (91.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FOUNDATION FOR CREATIVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZLZ-FM2 (105.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K263AA (100.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K255AC (98.9 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMMUN. COLLEGE DIST)
  • KUAT-FM (90.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • K292CM (106.3 FM; SUMMERHAVEN, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA LOTUS CORPORATION)
  • KZLZ-FM1 (105.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIIM-FM (99.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOYT (92.9 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHYT (107.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRQQ (93.7 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMXZ-FM (94.9 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KGMG (106.3 FM; ORACLE, AZ; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFMA (92.1 FM; GREEN VALLEY, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA LOTUS CORP.)
  • KLPX (96.1 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA LOTUS CORPORATION)
  • KCDX (103.1 FM; FLORENCE, AZ; Owner: DESERT WEST AIR RANCHERS CORPORATION)
  • KRMB (90.1 FM; BISBEE, AZ; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Amado:

  • KMSB-TV (Channel 11; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: KMSB-TV, INC.)
  • KWBA (Channel 58; SIERRA VISTA, AZ; Owner: TUCSON COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KPCE-LP (Channel 29; GREEN VALLEY, AZ; Owner: GOOD MUSIC, INC.)
  • Amado, Arizona
  • Fatal accident count16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents18
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:5
  • Fatalities16
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents43
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Arizona average
  • Fatal accident count9818
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents14896
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3002
  • Fatalities10955
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents27188
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1899
See more detailed statistics of Amado fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 118ft / 35.5mTotal length
  • $6,000Total costs
  • 112,102Total average daily traffic
  • 16,857Total average daily truck traffic
  • 93,273Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Amado, AZ

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Kelly Michaels, 28851 South Nogales Hwy (Lat: 31.727778 Lon: -111.059444), Type: 30.5, Structure height: 04019 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Registrant: Sunstate Towers Inc., Km1880@easenv.Com, , 1426 Gilbe-rt, Phone: (818) 468-0753
  • Benjamin Feldman, 28851 South Nogales Hwy (Lat: 31.727778 Lon: -111.059444), Type: 30.5, Structure height: 04019 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Registrant: Sunstate Towers Inc., Km1880@easenv.Com, , 1426 Gilbe-rt, Phone: (818) 468-0753
  • Kelly Michaels, 28851 South Nogales Hwy (Lat: 31.727778 Lon: -111.059444), Type: 30.5, Structure height: 04019 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Registrant: Sunstate Towers Inc., Km1880@easenv.Com, , 1426 Gilbe-rt, Phone: (818) 468-0753
  • Kay Hennessy, 28851 South Nogales Hwy (Lat: 31.727778 Lon: -111.059444), Type: 30.5, Structure height: 04019 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Licensee ID: L, Registrant: Sun State Towers, LLC., Regulatory@sunstatetower.Com, Ste 101, Gilbe-rt, Phone: (480) 664-9588
  • Edward G Roach, 28851 South Nogales Hwy (Lat: 31.727778 Lon: -111.059444), Type: 30.5, Structure height: 04019 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Registrant: Sba Towers Ix, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 4 Km Nw Of Mount Hopkins (Lat: 31.705083 Lon: -110.924528), Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: KPK439, Licensee ID: L01870724,
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.212 MHz, Grant Date: 09/12/1994, Cancellation Date: 09/04/2014, Registrant: Kvoa Communications, LLC, P.O. Box 5188, Tucson, AZ 85703

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Amado)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: JACKSON STEVEN R VANS RV8 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360 SERIES (200 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 8ZL , Serial Number: 82903, Year manufactured: 2010, Airworthiness Date: 12/10/2010, Certificate Issue Date: 03/28/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Steven R Jackson, 1705 W Hawk Way, Amado, AZ 85645

Most common first names in Amado, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William674.5 years
Manuel564.0 years
Donald470.0 years
John472.5 years
Jose483.5 years
Kenneth371.6 years
Maria346.6 years
Charles286.6 years
Barbara267.0 years
Francisco267.1 years
Most common last names in Amado, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lopez459.5 years
King378.7 years
Garcia379.4 years
Shea378.0 years
Williams366.3 years
Caplin276.0 years
Hitchiner272.5 years
Boyd279.5 years
Klein278.0 years
Brandt276.0 years
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Amado, AZ
  • 100.0%Electricity


Amado compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median household income 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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  • James M. Hanner (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2021.