Dilkon, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 1,184.
Population change since 2000: -6.4%
Males: 555  (46.9%)
Females: 629  (53.1%)
Median resident age:

27.6 years
Arizona median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 86047.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $23,338 (it was $16,146 in 2000)
Dilkon:

$23,338
AZ:

$56,581

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $10,001 (it was $5,949 in 2000)

Dilkon CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $173,424 (it was $86,400 in 2000)
Dilkon:

$173,424
AZ:

$223,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $118,300; detached houses: $126,450; mobile homes: $57,546

Median gross rent in 2017: $455.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dilkon: 88.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 43.0%
(100.0% for Black residents, 48.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.5% for American Indian residents, 36.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Dilkon, AZ (2010)
    • 1,15897.8%American Indian alone
    • 171.4%Hispanic
    • 40.3%White alone
    • 40.3%Two or more races
    • 10.08%Black alone

Races in Dilkon detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5885 feet

Land area: 16.8 square miles.

Population density: 71 people per square mile   (very low).

Dilkon, Arizona map

38 residents are foreign born

This place:

2.7%
Arizona:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $257 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Coconino, AZ (69.2 miles , pop. 74,488).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Scottsdale, AZ (152.1 miles , pop. 202,705).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (161.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Indian Wells, AZ (2.6 miles ),
Tees Toh, AZ (3.2 miles ),
Seba Dalkai, AZ (3.4 miles),
Whitecone, AZ (4.6 miles ),
Greasewood, AZ (5.3 miles ),
Joseph City, AZ (5.3 miles ),
Tolani Lake, AZ (5.5 miles ),
Jeddito, AZ (5.5 miles )

Latitude: 35.36 N, Longitude: 110.32 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 928

Distribution of median household income in Dilkon, AZ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Dilkon, AZ in 2017
Dilkon satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.7%
Arizona:

4.6%
Most common industries in Dilkon, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (25.6%)
  • Educational services (25.6%)
  • Public administration (10.9%)
  • Social assistance (10.0%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.7%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (54.0%)
  • Educational services (25.0%)
  • Personal & laundry services (7.0%)
  • Social assistance (6.0%)
  • Utilities (5.0%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (2.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (1.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (26.1%)
  • Public administration (20.7%)
  • Health care (13.5%)
  • Social assistance (13.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Dilkon, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (11.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Electricians (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (22.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (10.0%)
  • Electricians (9.0%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (8.0%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (8.0%)
  • Bus drivers (8.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (21.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (12.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.3%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (6.3%)

Average climate in Dilkon, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Dilkon-area historical earthquake activity is near Arizona state average. It is 377% 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 362.2 miles away from Dilkon 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 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 351.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 341.0 miles away from Dilkon center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 362.7 miles away from Dilkon 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 351.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 491.2 miles away from Dilkon center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Navajo County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Fires: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dilkon topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dilkon:

  • Coconino Community College (about 77 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 2,090)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 77 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 22,494)
  • Northcentral University (about 124 miles; Prescott Valley, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,927)
  • Yavapai College (about 134 miles; Prescott, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • Paradise Valley Community College (about 153 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,259)
  • San Juan College (about 155 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc-Motorcycle Mechanics Institute Division (about 156 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,976)

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Navajo 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:

4.0 people
Arizona:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

87.7%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

14.7%
Whole state:

7.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Dilkon:

Marital status in Dilkon, AZ
  • Never married: 46.8%
  • Now married: 33.9%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

For population 25 years and over in Dilkon:

  • High school or higher: 69.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 41.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 60.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.1
Arizona average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Dilkon
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Dilkon, AZ (based on Navajo County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other24,72762
Evangelical Protestant13,96698
Catholic6,60014
Mainline Protestant1,41018
Black Protestant2072
None60,539-
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: 19
Navajo County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Navajo County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Here:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Here:

4.95 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 88
Navajo County:

7.92 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

12.7%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.1%
Arizona:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Navajo County:

9.8%
Arizona:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Dilkon:

43.6%
State:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.2%
Arizona:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Dilkon:

29.2
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

30.9%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dilkon:

10.9%
Arizona:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Dilkon:

6.5
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
Dilkon:

33.0%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

50.6%
Arizona:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Dilkon:

80.5%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dilkon, AZ Residents

8.61% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,373 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.61%
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 Maricopa County, AZ  2.37% ($48,670 average AGI)
from Apache County, AZ  0.93% ($28,395)
from Coconino County, AZ  0.68% ($35,940)


7.45% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,809 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.45%
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 Maricopa County, AZ  2.18% ($38,725 average AGI)
to Apache County, AZ  0.86% ($30,677)
to Coconino County, AZ  0.55% ($35,322)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dilkon:

  • 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.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KDJI (1270 AM; 5 kW; HOLBROOK, AZ; Owner: PETRACOM OF HOLBROOK, L.L.C.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KAFF (930 AM; 5 kW; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: GUYANN CORPORATION)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KINO (1230 AM; 1 kW; WINSLOW, AZ; Owner: SUNFLOWER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dilkon:

  • KJKI (98.9 FM; LEUPP, AZ; Owner: ORAIBI MEDIA ASSOCIATION)
  • KUYI (88.1 FM; HOTEVILLA, AZ; Owner: THE HOPI FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Dilkon:

  • K08HQ (Channel 8; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)

Dilkon fatal accident list:

Sep 26, 2015 02:30 AM, Bia 60, Lat: 35.394547, Lon: -110.331344, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 2, 1998 11:44 PM, Bia-15, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 3, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 4, 1988 06:30 PM, Nr60, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 6.0mTotal length
  • 4,843Total average daily traffic
  • 409Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,667Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dilkon)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 1.5 Mi Nw (Lat: 35.396389 Lon: -110.334583), Structure height: 53 m, Call Sign: KFG813,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.7400 MHz, Grant Date: 05/27/2011, Expiration Date: 06/04/2021, Cancellation Date: 05/02/2019, Registrant: El Paso Natural Gas Company, L.L.C., Bloomfield, NM 87413, Phone: (866) 775-5785, Email:
  • Ntua Office (Lat: 35.395000 Lon: -110.330972), Call Sign: KNEB668,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.650 MHz, 158.160 MHz, Grant Date: 10/10/2012, Expiration Date: 11/02/2022, Registrant: Navajo Tribal Utility Authority, North Hwy Route 12, Fort Defiance, AZ 86504-0170, Phone: (928) 729-4705, Fax: (928) 729-4670, Email:
  • Community Water Reservoir 3 (Lat: 35.408889 Lon: -110.327917), Call Sign: WGT385,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHz, Grant Date: 06/11/2015, Expiration Date: 08/21/2025, Registrant: Navajo Tribal Utility Authority, North Hwy Route 12, Fort Defiance, AZ 86504-0170, Phone: (928) 729-4705, Fax: (928) 729-4670, Email:
  • Community Water Reservoir 1 (Lat: 35.388333 Lon: -110.229861), Call Sign: WGT669,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHz, Grant Date: 06/11/2015, Expiration Date: 08/21/2025, Registrant: Navajo Tribal Utility Authority, North Hwy Route 12, Fort Defiance, AZ 86504-0170, Phone: (928) 729-4705, Fax: (928) 729-4670, Email:
  • 10 Miles Ne Of (Lat: 35.471111 Lon: -110.189278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WPVS908,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.7400 MHz, 48.6600 MHz, Grant Date: 07/31/2012, Expiration Date: 08/13/2022, Certifier: Richard C Nation, Registrant: El Paso Natural Gas Company, L.L.C., Bloomfield, NM 87413, Phone: (505) 632-6574, Fax: (505) 632-6514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dilkon, AZ
  • 62.3%Wood
  • 16.4%Utility gas
  • 15.1%Electricity
  • 4.1%Other fuel
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dilkon, AZ
  • 42.9%Utility gas
  • 34.3%Electricity
  • 20.6%Wood
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Dilkon compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Dilkon on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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