Rio Verde, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 1,811.
Population change since 2000: +27.6%
Males: 897  (49.5%)
Females: 914  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

73.8 years
Arizona median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 85263.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $118,317 (it was $86,248 in 2000)
Rio Verde:

$118,317
AZ:

$56,581

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $84,224 (it was $58,783 in 2000)

Rio Verde CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $727,661 (it was $346,100 in 2000)
Rio Verde:

$727,661
AZ:

$223,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $542,713; detached houses: $576,308; townhouses or other attached units: $400,202

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,598.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rio Verde: 106.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 1.5%
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  • Races in Rio Verde, AZ (2010)
    • 1,79198.9%White alone
    • 70.4%Asian alone
    • 80.4%Hispanic
    • 30.2%Black alone
    • 10.06%American Indian alone
    • 10.06%Two or more races

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

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Rio Verde, AZ City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (14.1%), English (10.9%), American (9.3%), German (8.5%), Norwegian (6.1%), Polish (6.1%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 1611 feet

Land area: 5.42 square miles.

Population density: 334 people per square mile   (very low).

Rio Verde, Arizona map

105 residents are foreign born (3.2% North America, 1.9% Europe).

This place:

5.1%
Arizona:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,964 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,070 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scottsdale, AZ (15.6 miles , pop. 202,705).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (26.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Fountain Hills, AZ (2.9 miles ),
Carefree, AZ (3.9 miles ),
Scottsdale, AZ (3.9 miles ),
Salt River, AZ (4.0 miles ),
Cave Creek, AZ (4.3 miles ),
Paradise Valley, AZ (4.5 miles ),
Mesa, AZ (4.7 miles ),
Apache Junction, AZ (4.8 miles )

Latitude: 33.72 N, Longitude: 111.68 W

Distribution of median household income in Rio Verde, AZ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Rio Verde, AZ in 2017

Property values in Rio Verde, AZ

Rio Verde satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Arizona:

4.6%
Most common industries in Rio Verde, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (41.0%)
  • Educational services (13.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (9.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.4%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (3.7%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (3.7%)
  • Health care (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (46.5%)
  • Educational services (13.1%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (12.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (12.1%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (6.1%)
  • Wood products (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (34.8%)
  • Educational services (14.6%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (7.9%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (7.9%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Social assistance (7.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.7%)
Most common occupations in Rio Verde, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Top executives (10.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Lawyers (6.9%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.4%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5.9%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Top executives (19.2%)
  • Lawyers (13.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (12.1%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (8.1%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (7.1%)
  • Media and communications workers (6.1%)
  • Other financial specialists (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (13.5%)
  • Accountants and auditors (12.4%)
  • Registered nurses (7.9%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (7.9%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (7.9%)
  • Child care workers (7.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.9%)

Average climate in Rio Verde, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 145. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

145
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.275. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.275
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 13.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.7
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.32. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.32
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 36.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 31.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.52
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Rio Verde-area historical earthquake activity is near Arizona state average. It is 410% 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 280.4 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 277.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 234.5 miles away from Rio Verde center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 247.0 miles away from Rio Verde 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 237.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 427.3 miles away from the city 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 Maricopa County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Fires: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rio Verde topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rio Verde:

  • FOUNTAIN VIEW VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FOUNTAIN HILLS, AZ)
  • SANTE OF NORTH SCOTTSDALE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SCOTTSDALE, AZ)
  • FOCUS HOME THERAPY AND MEDICAL SERVICES, LLC (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; SCOTTSDALE, AZ)
  • BARIX CLINICS OF ARIZONA (Hospital, about 14 miles away; SCOTTSDALE, AZ)
  • VI AT SILVERSTONE, A VI AND PLAZA COMPANIES COMMUN (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SCOTTSDALE, AZ)
  • NORTH SCOTTSDALE DIALYSIS (FMC) (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; SCOTTSDALE, AZ)
  • VI AT GRAYHAWK, A VI AND PLAZA COMPANIES COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SCOTTSDALE, AZ)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rio Verde:

  • Scottsdale Community College (about 20 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 6,030)
  • Paradise Valley Community College (about 20 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,259)
  • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale (about 21 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,123)
  • Arizona State University-Skysong (about 23 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,445)
  • Mesa Community College (about 26 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 14,726)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc-Motorcycle Mechanics Institute Division (about 26 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,976)
  • Arizona State University-Tempe (about 26 miles; Tempe, AZ; FT enrollment: 45,951)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Rio Verde: Box Bar Ranch (A), Rio Verde Estate (B), Rio Verde Country Club Golf Course (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Rio Verde: Rio Verde Community Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Maricopa 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:

1.8 people
Arizona:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

76.2%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

1.8%
Whole state:

7.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Rio Verde:

Marital status in Rio Verde, AZ
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 90.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 3.8%

For population 25 years and over in Rio Verde:

  • High school or higher: 97.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 61.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Arizona average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rio Verde, AZ (based on Maricopa County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant534,4531,206
Catholic520,651100
Other312,574680
Mainline Protestant104,145241
Orthodox13,37924
Black Protestant6,27848
None2,325,637-
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: 501
Maricopa County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 60
Maricopa County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 219
Here:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 768
This county:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,264
Maricopa County:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

7.7%
State:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

22.5%
Arizona:

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

14.8%
Arizona:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Rio Verde:

55.4%
Arizona:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Rio Verde:

56.1%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Rio Verde:

31.3
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Rio Verde:

19.3%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

25.0%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Rio Verde:

6.7
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

45.5%
Arizona:

33.3%

General health condition:
Here:

52.8%
Arizona:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Rio Verde:

77.5%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rio Verde, AZ Residents

5.34% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($65,566 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
Arizona average:

6.11%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($830 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.06%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Pinal County, AZ  0.36% ($45,480 average AGI)
from Pima County, AZ  0.21% ($47,643)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.20% ($58,566)


4.30% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($62,151 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.30%
Arizona average:

5.15%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,581 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.07%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Pinal County, AZ  0.44% ($45,912 average AGI)
to Pima County, AZ  0.15% ($47,813)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.14% ($55,176)

Businesses in Rio Verde, AZ

  • FedEx: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Rio Verde:

  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKNT (960 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KTAR (620 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KXEM (1010 AM; 15 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES OF PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KFYI (550 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KXAM (1310 AM; 5 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: EMBEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAZG (1440 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Owner: CACTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KGME (910 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rio Verde:

  • KMLE (107.9 FM; CHANDLER, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLVK (89.1 FM; FOUNTAIN HILLS, AZ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K210CP (89.9 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K220HH (91.9 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRXS-FM (97.3 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: LINDA C. POTYKA)
  • KSLX-FM (100.7 FM; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Owner: CACTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KMRR (100.3 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KKLT (98.7 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KVJC (91.9 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KZON (101.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKFR (92.3 FM; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KESZ (99.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOOL-FM (94.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNIX-FM (102.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KUPD (97.9 FM; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: TEMPE RADIO, INC.)
  • K206BL (89.1 FM; DREAMLAND, AZ; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KJZZ (91.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KFLR-FM (90.3 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYOT-FM (95.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMXP (96.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Rio Verde:

  • KAET (Channel 8; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • K57HX (Channel 57; MESA, AZ; Owner: KAZT, L.L.C.)
  • KCOS-LP (Channel 28; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 6.2mTotal length
  • 30,298Total average daily traffic
  • 762Total average daily truck traffic
  • 30,338Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Avenida Del Ray/Horseshoe Bend (Lat: 33.727111 Lon: -111.683444), Type: Upole, Structure height: 20.1 m, Overall height: 23.8 m, Call Sign: KNKA205
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 08/26/2014, Expiration Date: 10/01/2024, Certifier: Erik YoungRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Mary E Seagrave Eurek, 25605 N. Danny Lane (Lat: 33.718333 Lon: -111.672111), Type: 20.7, Structure height: 04013 m, Overall height: 20.7 m, Registrant: Apc Towers LLC, Dpierce@apctowers.Com, Suite 110, Morri-sville, Phone: (919) 324-1922
  • Mary E Seagrave Eurek, 25605 N. Danny Lane (Lat: 33.718333 Lon: -111.672111), Type: 20.7, Structure height: 04013 m, Overall height: 20.7 m, Registrant: Apc Towers LLC, Dpierce@apctowers.Com, Suite 110, Morri-sville, Phone: (919) 324-1922
  • David McGlothlin, 25605 N. Danny Lane (Lat: 33.718333 Lon: -111.672111), Type: 20.7, Structure height: 04013 m, Overall height: 20.7 m, Registrant: Apc Towers LLC, Dpierce@apctowers.Com, Suite 110, Morri-sville, Phone: (919) 324-1922
  • Madison Lee, 25605 N. Danny Lane (Lat: 33.718333 Lon: -111.672111), Type: 20.7, Structure height: 04013 m, Overall height: 20.7 m, Registrant: Apc Towers, LLC, Dagresta@apctowers.Com, Suite 250, Ralei-gh, Phone: (919) 324-1945
  • Paul Alvarez, 25605 N. Danny Lane (Lat: 33.718333 Lon: -111.672111), Type: 20.7, Structure height: 04013 m, Overall height: 20.7 m, Registrant: Apc Towers, LLC, Palvarez@apctowers.Com, Suite 250, Ralei-gh, Phone: (919) 249-7732
  • Paul Alvarez, 25605 N. Danny Lane (Lat: 33.718333 Lon: -111.672111), Type: 20.7, Structure height: 04013 m, Overall height: 20.7 m, Registrant: Apc Towers, LLC, Gadcock@apctowers.Com, Suite 250, Ralei-gh, Phone: (919) 670-5202

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • FS 825, 25608 N Forest Rd (Lat: 33.718389 Lon: -111.671056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: KTZ273,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.280 MHz, 154.370 MHz, 154.400 MHz, 155.340 MHz, Grant Date: 10/17/2011, Expiration Date: 10/15/2021, Certifier: Edward B Van Horne, Registrant: American Medical Response, Inc., 6200 South Syracuse Way, Suite 200, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, Phone: (303) 495-1541, Email:
  • 26604 N Forest Rd (Lat: 33.727833 Lon: -111.673750), Type: Building, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPPY530,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.050 MHz, Grant Date: 01/26/2015, Expiration Date: 03/15/2025, Certifier: Signature On File, Registrant: Cara Enterpriseses, Inc, 1784 E. 3rd Street Suite 269, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Lat: 33.749778 Lon: -111.705278, Call Sign: WQDS836,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.262 MHz, 462.412 MHz, 462.437 MHz, 467.312 MHz, 467.287 MHz, Grant Date: 10/24/2005, Expiration Date: 10/24/2015, Cancellation Date: 12/26/2015, Certifier: Tyler Koser, Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • RV FS441, 25608 N. Forest Rd (Lat: 33.718500 Lon: -111.677833), Type: Building, Structure height: 10 m, Call Sign: WQUB651,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.325 MHz, Grant Date: 05/28/2014, Expiration Date: 05/28/2024, Certifier: John C Minick, Registrant: City Of Mesa, Mesa, AZ 85211-1466, Phone: (480) 644-6158, Fax: (480) 644-3173, Email:
  • Lat: 33.749778 Lon: -111.705278, Call Sign: WQXE475,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.262 MHz, 462.412 MHz, 462.437 MHz, 467.312 MHz, 467.287 MHz, Grant Date: 02/11/2016, Expiration Date: 02/11/2026, Certifier: Robert A Davis, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • RIO VERDE, Substation On Ave Del Ray (Lat: 33.726750 Lon: -111.683583), Type: Pole, Structure height: 4.3 m, Call Sign: WPSH301,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10602.5 MHz, Grant Date: 04/24/2001, Expiration Date: 04/24/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/25/2007, Certifier: Mark L Etherton, Registrant: Salt River Project Ai & Pd, Phoenix, AZ 85072, Phone: (602) 236-8924, Fax: (602) 236-8560, Email:
  • RV4, 17316 E Cavedale (Lat: 33.729222 Lon: -111.706333), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WQTV805, Licensee ID: L01343553,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/23/2014, Expiration Date: 04/23/2024, Certifier: Craig Wass, Registrant: Desert Inet, LLC, 28150 N Alma School Pkwy, #103-294, Scottsdale, AZ 85262, Phone: (602) 773-1400, Email:
  • Rio Verde Fire Dept, 25608 Forest Rd (Lat: 33.718417 Lon: -111.671806), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12.1 m, Call Sign: WRCM354,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/07/2018, Expiration Date: 11/07/2028, Certifier: John C Minick, Registrant: City Of Mesa, Mesa, AZ 85211-1466, Phone: (480) 644-3166, Fax: (480) 644-3173, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KD6PH, Grant Date: 03/25/1996, Expiration Date: 03/25/2006, Cancellation Date: 03/26/2008, Registrant: Archie P Kelley Sr, 18526 E Agua Yerde Dr, Rio Verde, AZ 85263-5025
  • Call Sign: W9DDA, Licensee ID: L01034037, Grant Date: 06/24/2005, Expiration Date: 09/20/2015, Cancellation Date: 09/21/2017, Certifier: Jack H Miner, Registrant: Jack H Miner, 19118 E Tonto Trl, Rio Verde, AZ 85263
  • Call Sign: WU9B, Licensee ID: L00152638, Grant Date: 05/04/2010, Expiration Date: 07/17/2020, Registrant: Steven M Robinson, 17523 E Lone Mountain Road, Rio Verde, AZ 85263
  • Call Sign: KB9WTN, Licensee ID: L00273210, Grant Date: 05/17/2010, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020, Certifier: John A Colucci, Registrant: John A Colucci, 26201 N Forest Rd, Rio Verde, AZ 85263
  • Call Sign: KG7DSD, Licensee ID: L01791853, Grant Date: 05/28/2013, Expiration Date: 05/28/2023, Certifier: James S Thomson, Registrant: James S Thomson, 19028 E Picacho Rd, Rio Verde, AZ 85263
  • Call Sign: KI7BVF, Licensee ID: L01288916, Grant Date: 03/03/2016, Expiration Date: 03/03/2026, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2016, Certifier: Robert A Koch, Registrant: Robert A Koch, 17521 E Rancho Laredo Drive, Rio Verde, AZ 85263
  • Call Sign: K0CHB, Previous Call Sign: KI7BVF, Licensee ID: L01288916, Grant Date: 05/06/2016, Expiration Date: 05/06/2026, Certifier: Robert A Koch, Registrant: Robert A Koch, 17521 E Rancho Laredo Drive, Rio Verde, AZ 85263

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: GREAT LAKES 2T-1A-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 3817F , Serial Number: 0785, Airworthiness Date: 11/16/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 07/26/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Howard A Kirker, 29221 N Summit Springs Rd, Rio Verde, AZ 85263
  • Aircraft: WILLIAMS MM-1 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 74D , Serial Number: 559, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 11/10/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 02/09/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Christopher Kobi, 17513 E Quail Track Rd, Rio Verde, AZ 85263
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7DC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 85454 , Serial Number: 7AC-4194, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 04/10/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 09/28/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Robert D Early, 19002 E Tonto Trl, Rio Verde, AZ 85263

Most common first names in Rio Verde, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert1679.2 years
Richard979.5 years
William874.4 years
John780.1 years
Mary675.3 years
Joseph477.2 years
George483.3 years
Grace485.0 years
Dorothy482.5 years
Arthur481.3 years
Most common last names in Rio Verde, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith583.8 years
Taylor481.8 years
Anderson377.0 years
Hield281.5 years
Bryan276.4 years
Ekberg271.5 years
Kiehl291.6 years
Coover288.5 years
Kay276.5 years
Hamilton283.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rio Verde, AZ
  • 93.6%Electricity
  • 3.6%Solar energy
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rio Verde, AZ
  • 100.0%Electricity


Rio Verde compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above 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 significantly above state average.

Rio Verde on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern America (population 500+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Canada (population 500+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 500+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Poland (population 500+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people driving a car to work alone (population 500+)"
  • #4 (85263) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #5 (85263) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting taxable interest in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #5 (85263) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #12 (85263) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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