Quartzsite, Arizona

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Population in 2017: 3,694 (92% urban, 8% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.1%
 
Males: 1,852  (50.1%)
Females: 1,842  (49.9%)
Median resident age:

72.0 years
Arizona median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 85346.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,160 (it was $23,053 in 2000)
Quartzsite:

$32,160
AZ:

$56,581

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,056 (it was $15,889 in 2000)

Quartzsite town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $78,415 (it was $38,400 in 2000)
Quartzsite:

$78,415
AZ:

$223,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $101,173; detached houses: $162,024; mobile homes: $23,059; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $37,044

Median gross rent in 2017: $494.

March 2019 cost of living index in Quartzsite: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.7%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Quartzsite, AZ (2010)
    • 3,29489.6%White alone
    • 2466.7%Hispanic
    • 651.8%American Indian alone
    • 511.4%Two or more races
    • 110.3%Black alone
    • 90.2%Asian alone
    • 10.03%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Quartzsite, Arizona as of September 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Quartzsite is 313 to 1.


Crime rates in Quartzsite by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2013

2014

2015

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(56.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.8)
1
(27.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(57.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(55.0)
2
(55.6)
1
(27.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(259.4)
15
(425.3)
7
(201.6)
9
(254.0)
1
(28.6)
8
(238.2)
16
(438.6)
7
(192.6)
24
(667.0)
13
(351.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
31
(893.6)
3
(85.1)
9
(259.1)
10
(282.2)
1
(28.6)
7
(208.4)
19
(520.8)
45
(1,238)
65
(1,807)
24
(649.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
93
(2,681)
108
(3,062)
44
(1,267)
69
(1,947)
67
(1,916)
69
(2,054)
70
(1,919)
69
(1,898)
80
(2,223)
71
(1,922)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(288.3)
12
(340.2)
1
(28.8)
7
(197.5)
3
(85.8)
13
(387.0)
4
(109.6)
6
(165.1)
4
(111.2)
10
(270.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.5)
1
(27.8)
2
(54.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)262.0286.1111.4164.291.2175.3209.7230.8396.6244.1

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City-data.com crime index in Quartzsite, AZ

Crime rate in Quartzsite detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.71
Arizona average:

1.77
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Ancestries: German (47.9%), English (21.3%), American (6.4%), Scottish (4.6%), Albanian (4.2%), Irish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Incorporated in 1989

Elevation: 878 feet

Land area: 36.3 square miles.

Population density: 102 people per square mile   (very low).

Quartzsite, Arizona map

111 residents are foreign born (2.3% North America, 0.6% Latin America).

This town:

2.9%
Arizona:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,292 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $616 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yuma, AZ (71.1 miles , pop. 77,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Glendale, AZ (116.6 miles , pop. 218,812).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (123.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

La Paz Valley, AZ (2.8 miles ),
Brenda, AZ (4.0 miles ),
Ehrenberg, AZ (4.2 miles ),
East Blythe, CA (4.6 miles),
Blythe, CA (4.6 miles ),
Bouse, AZ (4.7 miles ),
Utting, AZ (4.8 miles),
Poston, AZ (5.0 miles )

Latitude: 33.67 N, Longitude: 114.22 W

Area code: 928

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

5.9%
Arizona:

4.6%
Population change in the 1990s: +1,475 (+78.5%).
Most common industries in Quartzsite, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (13.2%)
  • Public administration (9.7%)
  • Gasoline stations (8.9%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.6%)
  • Educational services (3.6%)
  • Jewelry, luggage, leather goods stores (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Gasoline stations (11.0%)
  • Construction (10.4%)
  • Public administration (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.4%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (4.5%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (19.5%)
  • Public administration (9.2%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Gasoline stations (6.3%)
  • Jewelry, luggage, leather goods stores (6.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.1%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Quartzsite, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (11.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.4%)
  • Carpenters (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (15.8%)
  • Cashiers (8.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (7.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.4%)

Average climate in Quartzsite, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 42.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

42.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Quartzsite-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Arizona state average. It is 570% 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 137.4 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 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 139.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 90.5 miles away from Quartzsite center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 112.0 miles away from Quartzsite 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 100.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 288.1 miles away from Quartzsite 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 La Paz County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Quartzsite topographic map

Airports located in Quartzsite:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Quartzsite:

  • Arizona Western College (about 70 miles; Yuma, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 5,454)
  • Imperial Valley College (about 95 miles; Imperial, CA; FT enrollment: 5,313)
  • Estrella Mountain Community College (about 109 miles; Avondale, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,932)
  • Mohave Community College (about 112 miles; Kingman, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,309)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc (about 113 miles; Avondale, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,860)
  • Glendale Community College (about 118 miles; Glendale, AZ; FT enrollment: 12,533)
  • Yavapai College (about 119 miles; Prescott, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,258)

Public school in Quartzsite:

  • QUARTZSITE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 930 QUAIL TRAIL)

Library in Quartzsite:

  • QUARTZSITE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $204,829; Location: 465 NORTH PLYMOUTH AVE; 33,794 books; 1,129 audio materials; 4,382 video materials; 24 local licensed databases; 39 state licensed databases; 59 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Quartzsite: Hi Jolly Monument (A), Arizona Highway Maintenance Yard - Quartzsite (B), Town of Quartzsite Wastewater Reclamation Facility (C), Old Fort Tyson (D), Quartzite Town Hall (E), Quartzsite Public Library (F), Quartzsite Fire and Rescue Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Quartzsite include: First Baptist Church of Quartzite (A), Covenant Lutheran Church (B), Queen of Peace Catholic Church (C), Quartzsite Southern Baptist Church (D), Quartzsite Community Bible Church (E), Quartzsite Alliance Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: La Cholla Wash (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Quartzsite: La Posa Long-Term Visitor Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

La Paz 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 Quartzsite and their reported violations in the past:

DESERT GARDENS RV PARK (Population served: 402, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-13-2012)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from OCT-06-2008 to FEB-11-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-17-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2008)
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
TYSON WELLS RV PARK (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In FEB-23-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-11-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In FEB-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-02-2010)
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
SUPER 8 QUARTZSITE (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JAN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-24-2007)
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 4 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Quartzsite that have no violations reported:

  • QUARTZSITE YACHT CLUB (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

1.8 people
Arizona:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

53.8%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.8%
Whole state:

7.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Quartzsite in 2010:

  • 72 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 3 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

Banks with branches in Quartzsite (2011 data):

  • Horizon Community Bank: Quartzsite Branch at 225 N. Central Boulevard, branch established on 2005/09/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $156.3 mil, Deposits: $141.5 mil, headquarters in Lake Havasu City, AZ, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Horizon Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Quartzsite:

Marital status in Quartzsite, AZ
  • Never married: 6.3%
  • Now married: 73.7%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 13.2%
  • Divorced: 2.6%

For population 25 years and over in Quartzsite:

  • High school or higher: 75.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Arizona average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Quartzsite, AZ (based on La Paz County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,31427
Catholic1,1094
Other1,0104
Mainline Protestant3023
Black Protestant1741
None15,580-
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: 8
La Paz County:

3.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
La Paz County:

11.95 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

11.2%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.0%
Arizona:

22.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Quartzsite:

53.3%
Arizona:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.7%
Arizona:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Quartzsite:

28.2
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

16.5%
Arizona:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.7%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Quartzsite:

7.0
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
Quartzsite:

39.0%
Arizona:

33.3%

General health condition:
Quartzsite:

52.0%
Arizona:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Quartzsite:

69.9%
Arizona:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Quartzsite, AZ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 10$49,033$58,8400$0
Financial Administration 7$14,223$24,3820$0
Parks and Recreation 5$10,656$25,5742$1,882
Streets and Highways 5$18,646$44,7500$0
Sewerage 3$10,671$42,6840$0
Judicial and Legal 3$11,139$44,5560$0
Other Government Administration 3$16,151$64,6046$2,159
Local Libraries 3$6,089$24,3563$3,111
Police - Other 2$3,695$22,1700$0
Water Supply 2$7,893$47,3580$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$5,451$32,7060$0
Transit 1$2,272$27,2641$1,466
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$897
Totals for Government 46$155,919$40,67513$9,515

Quartzsite government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,298,000 ($351.38)
    Regular Highways: $1,065,000 ($288.31)
    Central Staff Services: $818,000 ($221.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $507,000 ($137.25)
    Water Utilities: $356,000 ($96.37)
    Sewerage: $270,000 ($73.09)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $215,000 ($58.20)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $356,000 ($96.37)
    Sewerage: $111,000 ($30.05)
    Regular Highways: $84,000 ($22.74)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($2.44)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,191,000 ($593.12)

Quartzsite government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $514,000 ($139.14)
    Other: $334,000 ($90.42)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $77,000 ($20.84)
    Interest Earnings: $72,000 ($19.49)
    General Revenue - Other: $22,000 ($5.96)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $477,000 ($129.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,143,000 ($309.42)
    General Local Government Support: $856,000 ($231.73)
    Water Utilities: $37,000 ($10.02)
    Sewerage: $20,000 ($5.41)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,359,000 ($367.89)
    Other License: $162,000 ($43.85)
    Public Utilities Sales: $54,000 ($14.62)

Quartzsite government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $768,000 ($207.90)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,486,000 ($943.69)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $897,000 ($242.83)

9.16% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,768 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.16%
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  1.51% ($36,704 average AGI)
from Mohave County, AZ  0.56% ($30,733)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.56% ($50,767)


8.59% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,972 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.59%
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  1.43% ($35,579 average AGI)
to Mohave County, AZ  1.09% ($42,672)
to Riverside County, CA  0.66% ($36,943)
Businesses in Quartzsite, AZ
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Super 81
Carl\s Jr.1True Value1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
FedEx2UPS2
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Quartzsite:

  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KLPZ (1380 AM; 3 kW; PARKER, AZ; Owner: KEITH DOUGLAS LEARN)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KCBQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Quartzsite:

  • KBUX (94.3 FM; QUARTZSITE, AZ; Owner: MAUDE J. BURDETTE)
  • K263AI (100.5 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: DONALD F. HENDREN)
  • KRRK (101.1 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: SMOKE AND MIRRORS, LLC)
  • KZUL-FM (104.5 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: MAD DOG WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KRCY-FM (96.7 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: RICK L. MURPHY)
  • KJJJ (102.3 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: STEVEN M. GREELEY)
  • KWFH (90.1 FM; PARKER, AZ; Owner: DESERT VIEW BAPTIST CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Quartzsite:

  • W64AN (Channel 64; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
Quartzsite fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Quartzsite fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 33Number of bridges
  • 295ft / 90.3mTotal length
  • $35,000Total costs
  • 368,841Total average daily traffic
  • 92,857Total average daily truck traffic
  • 292,963Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Quartzsite, AZ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 151960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 82000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Quartzsite, AZ

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 16. The highest number of fire incidents - 38 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Quartzsite, AZ When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (64.4%), and Outside Fires (15.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Quartzsite, AZ
    • 17964.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 4315.5%Outside Fires
    • 3713.3%Structure Fires
    • 196.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Quartzsite, AZ
Most common first names in Quartzsite, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3475.7 years
William3075.5 years
James2972.7 years
Robert2871.2 years
George2374.4 years
Charles2179.0 years
Richard2075.5 years
Edward1777.6 years
Donald1475.9 years
Albert1375.1 years
Most common last names in Quartzsite, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1275.0 years
Brown1275.5 years
Smith1172.5 years
Taylor977.1 years
Williams772.3 years
Miller668.8 years
Scott677.0 years
Wilson674.7 years
Cowell576.4 years
Fisher574.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Quartzsite, AZ
  • 50.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 35.6%Electricity
  • 9.7%Utility gas
  • 4.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Quartzsite, AZ
  • 47.8%Electricity
  • 26.2%Wood
  • 26.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Quartzsite compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Quartzsite on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 500+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of mobile homes (2,000+ housing units)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 500+"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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