Somerton, Arizona

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Population in 2019: 16,554 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +127.8%
Males: 8,049  (48.6%)
Females: 8,505  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

27.9 years
Arizona median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 85350.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $39,311 (it was $26,544 in 2000)
Somerton:

$39,311
AZ:

$62,055

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $14,593 (it was $7,960 in 2000)

Somerton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $138,121 (it was $67,300 in 2000)
Somerton:

$138,121
AZ:

$255,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $195,224; detached houses: $183,237; mobile homes: $22,798

Median gross rent in 2019: $741.

March 2019 cost of living index in Somerton: 88.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 25.8%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.1% for Black residents, 26.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.6% for American Indian residents, 17.3% for other race residents, 10.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Somerton, AZ (2019)
    • 16,04597.4%Hispanic
    • 4973.0%White alone
    • 1360.8%American Indian alone
    • 100.06%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists, there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Somerton, Arizona as of April 10, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Somerton is 752 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Somerton by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.2)
6
(35.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(9.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.4)
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)
1
(6.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(19.1)
2
(17.6)
1
(8.4)
2
(15.3)
3
(24.3)
4
(27.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.7)
1
(6.6)
1
(6.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.6)
1
(6.1)
4
(23.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
17
(162.6)
20
(175.9)
24
(202.8)
16
(122.7)
2
(16.2)
8
(55.2)
18
(122.6)
14
(93.2)
24
(158.5)
21
(139.4)
26
(171.1)
18
(119.3)
16
(97.7)
25
(149.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
32
(306.0)
49
(431.0)
41
(346.4)
43
(329.7)
41
(331.7)
32
(220.9)
70
(476.6)
48
(319.7)
63
(416.0)
51
(338.6)
47
(309.3)
39
(258.6)
63
(384.6)
25
(149.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
164
(1,568)
132
(1,161)
122
(1,031)
135
(1,035)
160
(1,294)
137
(945.5)
143
(973.7)
119
(792.6)
121
(798.9)
128
(849.9)
95
(625.2)
96
(636.5)
121
(738.7)
80
(477.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
28
(267.8)
39
(343.0)
27
(228.1)
30
(230.0)
24
(194.2)
17
(117.3)
11
(74.9)
20
(133.2)
31
(204.7)
32
(212.5)
38
(250.1)
25
(165.8)
34
(207.6)
24
(143.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(9.6)
1
(8.8)
3
(25.3)
4
(30.7)
1
(8.1)
1
(6.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(33.2)
4
(24.4)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index151.5144.5133.6127.4101.182.0102.885.4111.1104.6100.982.7118.9154.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Somerton, AZ

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 20 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.78
Arizona average:

1.78
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Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Incorporated in 1918

Land area: 1.33 square miles.

Population density: 12,492 people per square mile   (very high).

Somerton, Arizona map

6,791 residents are foreign born (40.6% Latin America).

This city:

41.2%
Arizona:

13.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,208 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $850 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yuma, AZ (8.7 miles , pop. 77,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Diego, CA (142.3 miles , pop. 1,223,400).

Nearest cities:

Orange Grove Mobile Manor, AZ (1.7 miles ),
Drysdale, AZ (1.8 miles ),
Rancho Mesa Verde, AZ (1.8 miles ),
Wall Lane, AZ (2.0 miles ),
Gadsden, AZ (2.2 miles ),
Padre Ranchitos, AZ (2.3 miles),
San Luis, AZ (2.8 miles ),
Donovan Estates, AZ (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 32.60 N, Longitude: 114.71 W

Area code: 928

Distribution of median household income in Somerton, AZ in 2019
Distribution of house value in Somerton, AZ in 2019
Somerton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

14.0%
Arizona:

7.6%
Historical population in Somerton, AZ
Historical housing units in Somerton, AZ

Population change in the 1990s: +1,931 (+36.2%).
Most common industries in Somerton, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (22.0%)
  • Public administration (10.9%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Social assistance (5.7%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (25.5%)
  • Construction (11.2%)
  • Public administration (11.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (4.6%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (4.1%)
  • Educational services (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (16.6%)
  • Public administration (10.4%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Social assistance (10.1%)
  • Health care (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
Most common occupations in Somerton, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (17.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (18.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (15.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (9.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Child care workers (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (5.1%)

Average climate in Somerton, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Somerton, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 108. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

108
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.665. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.665
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 10.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 1.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.65
U.S.:

1.79
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 43.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

43.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.76. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.76
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Somerton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arizona state average. It is 4274% 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 151.9 miles away from Somerton 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 71.7 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 61.4 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 56.0 miles away from Somerton 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 165.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 297.2 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 Yuma County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Somerton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Somerton:

  • CARING TOUCH HOME CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; YUMA, AZ)
  • ADVANTAGE HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; YUMA, AZ)
  • YUMA DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; YUMA, AZ)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF YUMA (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; YUMA, AZ)
  • YUMA NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; YUMA, AZ)
  • ANGELS PRN, INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; YUMA, AZ)
  • YUMA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; YUMA, AZ)

Airports located in Somerton:

Amtrak station near Somerton:

  • 11 miles: YUMA (281 S. GILA ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Somerton:

  • Arizona Western College (about 15 miles; Yuma, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 5,454)
  • Imperial Valley College (about 49 miles; Imperial, CA; FT enrollment: 5,313)
  • College of the Desert (about 125 miles; Palm Desert, CA; FT enrollment: 5,686)
  • Cuyamaca College (about 131 miles; El Cajon, CA; FT enrollment: 4,270)
  • Southwestern College (about 134 miles; Chula Vista, CA; FT enrollment: 10,761)
  • Grossmont College (about 135 miles; El Cajon, CA; FT enrollment: 10,461)
  • San Diego State University (about 138 miles; San Diego, CA; FT enrollment: 27,516)

Public schools in Somerton:

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Library in Somerton:

  • COCOPAH TRIBAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $18,960; Location: 14250 S. AVENUE I; 175 books; 73 audio materials; 76 video materials; 14 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Somerton: Somerton Library (A), Somerton Police Department (B), Somerton - Cocopah Fire Department (C), Somerton City Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Somerton include: Templo de Oracion (A), Iglesia de Dios Pentecostes (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Somerton: Somerton Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Four Seasons Produce LLC (19495 South Highway 95).

Court: Yuma County - Courts- Justice Court 2nd Precinct (350 West Main Street).

Yuma 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 Somerton and their reported violations in the past:

GADSDEN WATER COMPANY (Population served: 930, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-26-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-13-2009)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-14-2008), State No Longer Subject to Rule (AUG-25-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-16-2008), State No Longer Subject to Rule (AUG-25-2008)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 25 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

3.8 people
Arizona:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

88.4%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.2%
Whole state:

7.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
4 people in religious group quarters in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Somerton:

Marital status in Somerton, AZ
  • Never married: 35.4%
  • Now married: 49.2%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

For population 25 years and over in Somerton:

  • High school or higher: 63.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 19.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

21.9
Arizona average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Somerton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Somerton:

(Somerton, Arizona Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Somerton, AZ (based on Yuma County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic43,4017
Evangelical Protestant18,34192
Other7,16425
Mainline Protestant4,07814
Black Protestant2223
None122,545-
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: 37
Here:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Yuma County:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
This county:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Yuma County:

2.53 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 78
Here:

4.11 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

9.5%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Yuma County:

25.7%
Arizona:

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

18.3%
Arizona:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Somerton:

45.6%
State:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.2%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Somerton:

25.9%
Arizona:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.5%
Arizona:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Somerton:

6.8
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.1%
Arizona:

33.3%

General health condition:
Somerton:

51.5%
State:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Somerton:

81.1%
Arizona:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Somerton, AZ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 18$86,076$57,3848$8,773
Police Protection - Officers 18$83,948$55,9650$0
Other and Unallocable 12$31,275$31,2750$0
Parks and Recreation 10$25,314$30,3771$841
Streets and Highways 9$51,655$68,8730$0
Police - Other 8$25,095$37,6430$0
Financial Administration 7$26,698$45,7680$0
Judicial and Legal 5$18,374$44,0980$0
Water Supply 5$22,719$54,5260$0
Sewerage 4$13,523$40,5690$0
Solid Waste Management 4$12,232$36,6960$0
Other Government Administration 3$7,546$30,1840$0
Fire - Other 1$3,612$43,3440$0
Totals for Government 104$408,064$47,0849$9,614

Somerton government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $2,075,000 ($125.35)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,470,000 ($149.21)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,276,000 ($137.49)
    Sewerage: $1,032,000 ($62.34)
    Regular Highways: $955,000 ($57.69)
    Water Utilities: $936,000 ($56.54)
    Central Staff Services: $804,000 ($48.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $757,000 ($45.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $722,000 ($43.61)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $399,000 ($24.10)
    General - Other: $350,000 ($21.14)
    Housing and Community Development: $255,000 ($15.40)
    Health - Other: $234,000 ($14.14)
    Financial Administration: $192,000 ($11.60)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $645,000 ($38.96)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $63,000 ($3.81)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($0.48)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,366,000 ($263.74)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $35,000 ($2.11)

Somerton government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,064,000 ($124.68)
    Other: $1,004,000 ($60.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $903,000 ($54.55)
    Housing and Community Development: $18,000 ($1.09)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $522,000 ($31.53)
    Sale of Property: $163,000 ($9.85)
    Fines and Forfeits: $163,000 ($9.85)
    Special Assessments: $91,000 ($5.50)
    Interest Earnings: $40,000 ($2.42)
    Donations From Private Sources: $29,000 ($1.75)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,282,000 ($77.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,852,000 ($232.69)
    Water Utilities: $1,359,000 ($82.09)
    Highways: $1,157,000 ($69.89)
    Other: $729,000 ($44.04)
    Sewerage: $397,000 ($23.98)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,715,000 ($103.60)
    Property: $557,000 ($33.65)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $303,000 ($18.30)
    Other License: $76,000 ($4.59)

Somerton government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,438,000 ($1234.63)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,817,000 ($1136.70)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,621,000 ($97.92)

Somerton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,040,000 ($485.68)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $591,000 ($35.70)

5.81% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,107 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Arizona average:

6.11%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,204 average AGI)
Yuma County:

0.17%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.63% ($32,895 average AGI)
from San Diego County, CA  0.41% ($47,645)
from Imperial County, CA  0.33% ($35,680)


6.06% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,873 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.06%
Arizona average:

5.15%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($714 average AGI)
Yuma County:

0.09%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Maricopa County, AZ  1.13% ($40,092 average AGI)
to San Diego County, CA  0.31% ($43,341)
to Pima County, AZ  0.27% ($41,919)
Businesses in Somerton, AZ
NameCountNameCount
Circle K1Jack In The Box1
FedEx1Little Caesars Pizza1

Strongest AM radio stations in Somerton:

  • KJOK (1400 AM; 1 kW; YUMA, AZ; Owner: MONSTERMEDIA, LLC)
  • KBLU (560 AM; 1 kW; YUMA, AZ)
  • KAWC (1320 AM; 1 kW; YUMA, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA WESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCBQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, 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.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Somerton:

  • KTTI (95.1 FM; YUMA, AZ; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYRM (91.9 FM; YUMA, AZ; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK INC)
  • KCEC-FM (104.5 FM; WELLTON, AZ; Owner: FARMWORKERS EDUCATIONAL RADIO NETWORK INC.)
  • KYJT (100.9 FM; YUMA, AZ; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCFY (88.1 FM; YUMA, AZ; Owner: VOICE OF INTL. CHRISTN. EVANGELISM, INC.)
  • K217AW (91.3 FM; YUMA, AZ; Owner: ADVANCED MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • K211DD (90.1 FM; YUMA, AZ; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K220DU (91.9 FM; YUMA, AZ; Owner: NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)

TV broadcast stations around Somerton:

  • KYUM-LP (Channel 16; YUMA, AZ; Owner: POWELL MEREDITH COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KESE-LP (Channel 35; YUMA, AZ; Owner: GULF-CALIFORNIA BROADCAST COMPANY)
  • KBFY-LP (Channel 41; FORTUNA, AZ; Owner: POWELL MEREDITH COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
Somerton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Somerton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 11.3mTotal length
  • $15,000Total costs
  • 173,170Total average daily traffic
  • 11,813Total average daily truck traffic
  • 173,430Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Se Cor Of Avenue C & County 15th S (Lat: 32.609778 Lon: -114.669389), Call Sign: KZC291, Licensee ID: L00012264,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.490 MHz, Grant Date: 06/17/2005, Expiration Date: 08/23/2015, Cancellation Date: 10/24/2015, Registrant: Casey & Sons Inc, 4840 W County 15th St, Somerton, AZ 85350, Phone: (928) 627-8264
  • N/A (Lat: 32.602556 Lon: -114.709111), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQIZ827,
    Assigned Frequencies: 382.300 MHz, 392.300 MHz, Grant Date: 06/30/2008, Expiration Date: 01/03/2009, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2009, Certifier: Carios Aguirre, Registrant: Somerton Police Department, 445 E Main St, Somerton, AZ 85350, Phone: (928) 722-7300, Fax: (828) 722-7315, Email:
  • 445 East Main Street (Lat: 32.602556 Lon: -114.709111), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQKG748,
    Assigned Frequencies: 382.300 MHz, 392.300 MHz, Grant Date: 03/24/2015, Expiration Date: 09/20/2015, Cancellation Date: 11/21/2015, Certifier: Carlos Aguirre, Registrant: Somerton Police Department, Somerton, AZ 85350, Phone: (928) 722-7300, Fax: (928) 722-7315, Email:
  • Lat: 32.560583 Lon: -114.683972, Call Sign: WQPF574,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.412 MHz, 467.412 MHz, Grant Date: 05/02/2012, Expiration Date: 05/02/2022, Certifier: Debra L Fieldgrove, 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:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Somerton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

34 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Somerton)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24$114,4032$74,29017$107,1622$26,7501$125,570
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$123,0800$04$130,9770$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$119,2650$016$117,2563$22,1771$88,980
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$97,0200$010$100,8451$101,7300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$103,8100$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0115.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$44,0700$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$54,6101$174,080
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0115.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Somerton, AZ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Somerton, AZ - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 7. The highest number of fire incidents - 28 took place in 2018, and the least - 0 in 2008. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Somerton, AZ When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (41.6%), and Outside Fires (33.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Somerton, AZ
    • 4241.6%Structure Fires
    • 3433.7%Outside Fires
    • 1716.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 87.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Somerton, AZ
Most common first names in Somerton, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria4468.2 years
Jose3569.5 years
Jesus2471.3 years
Juan2165.6 years
John2073.8 years
Manuel1973.0 years
Robert1973.5 years
Antonio1667.7 years
Mary1677.7 years
Guadalupe1570.4 years
Most common last names in Somerton, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garcia2570.5 years
Phillips1968.4 years
Lopez1972.8 years
Rodriguez1867.1 years
Munoz1874.0 years
Johnson1474.8 years
Ramirez1458.0 years
Davis1274.3 years
Ruiz1275.2 years
Miller1165.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Somerton, AZ
  • 61.0%Electricity
  • 22.6%No fuel used
  • 8.5%Utility gas
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Other fuel
  • 1.8%Solar energy
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Somerton, AZ
  • 64.9%Electricity
  • 30.3%No fuel used
  • 4.8%Utility gas


Somerton compared to Arizona state average:

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

Somerton on our top lists:

  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 5,000+"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of family households, population 10,000+"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population increase from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 (85350) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
  • #85 (85350) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting taxable interest in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
There are 14 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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