Young, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 666.
Population change since 2000: +18.7%
Males: 376  (56.5%)
Females: 290  (43.5%)
Median resident age:

57.0 years
Arizona median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 85554.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $38,043 (it was $22,578 in 2000)
Young:

$38,043
AZ:

$62,055

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,210 (it was $12,177 in 2000)

Young CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $216,409 (it was $107,700 in 2000)
Young:

$216,409
AZ:

$255,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $229,494; detached houses: $261,789; mobile homes: $94,595

Median gross rent in 2019: $522.

March 2019 cost of living index in Young: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.4%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Young, AZ (2019)
    • 45290.9%White alone
    • 316.2%Hispanic
    • 81.6%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Young, Arizona as of July 25, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Young is 459 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (22.0%), German (11.2%), Scotch-Irish (9.0%), Irish (6.7%), Scottish (5.8%), American (5.4%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 5180 feet

Land area: 42.0 square miles.

Population density: 16 people per square mile   (very low).

Young, Arizona map

31 residents are foreign born (3.2% North America, 2.2% Europe).

This place:

6.2%
Arizona:

13.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,429 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,589 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Pinal, AZ (60.6 miles , pop. 59,965).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Scottsdale, AZ (66.2 miles , pop. 202,705).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (77.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Haigler Creek, AZ (2.8 miles),
Hunter Creek, AZ (3.8 miles),
Bear Flat, AZ (3.8 miles),
Christopher Creek, AZ (3.9 miles),
Tonto, AZ (4.1 miles ),
Kohls Ranch, AZ (4.2 miles),
Tonto Village, AZ (4.3 miles ),
Gisela, AZ (4.5 miles )

Latitude: 34.11 N, Longitude: 110.93 W

Area code: 928

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

7.6%
Arizona:

7.6%
Most common industries in Young, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (22.9%)
  • Educational services (17.6%)
  • Construction (14.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (22.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (20.7%)
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (27.1%)
  • Educational services (25.4%)
  • Health care (18.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Young, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (13.5%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers, including supervisors (11.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (4.7%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers, including supervisors (18.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.5%)
  • Construction laborers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (18.6%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (13.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.8%)
  • Bus drivers (6.8%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (5.1%)

Average climate in Young, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 43.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.1
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 19.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.3
U.S.:

19.6

Earthquake activity:

Young-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arizona state average. It is 1924% 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 320.7 miles away from Young 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 315.7 miles away from Young center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 281.2 miles away from Young center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 295.9 miles away from Young 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 286.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 463.7 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 Gila County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Fires: 6, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Airports and heliports located in Young:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Young:

  • Scottsdale Community College (about 70 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 6,030)
  • Paradise Valley Community College (about 70 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,259)
  • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale (about 71 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,123)
  • Arizona State University-Polytechnic (about 71 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,311)
  • Arizona State University-Skysong (about 73 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,445)
  • Mesa Community College (about 74 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 14,726)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc-Motorcycle Mechanics Institute Division (about 75 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,976)

Public schools in Young:

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Library in Young:

  • YOUNG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $53,370; Location: 150 COMMUNITY CENTER ROAD; 19,234 books; 735 audio materials; 1,124 video materials; 39 state licensed databases; 7 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Note: under FM radio stations: KRCS is now KRDE, 94.1. We are always taking news and information about Young. FAX 928-425-5063, e-mail krde at cableone.net Thanks and say hi to all at the Antler --Rich Potyka

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Young: Marsh Creek Ranch (A), Pleasant Valley Ranger District Office (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Brush Pasture Tank (A), Cherry Creek Tank (B), Mexican Hat Tank (C), Lower Frio Canyon Tank (D), Upper Tank (E), Upper Frio Canyon Tank (F), Steve Tank (G), Ruth Tank (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Dry Creek (A), Pine Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Gila 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:

2.1 people
Arizona:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

60.3%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.9%
Whole state:

7.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Young:

Marital status in Young, AZ
  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 39.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 27.1%

For population 25 years and over in Young:

  • High school or higher: 97.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Arizona average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Young, AZ (based on Gila County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,51910
Evangelical Protestant5,41654
Other4,75617
Mainline Protestant1,45411
None33,452-
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: 7
This county:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Gila County:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Gila County:

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Gila County:

9.82 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

11.4%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.1%
Arizona:

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

12.9%
Arizona:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.7%
Arizona:

49.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.5%
Arizona:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.9%
Arizona:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

5.6%
State:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Young:

6.8
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
Young:

33.6%
Arizona:

33.5%

General health condition:
Young:

56.0%
Arizona:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

72.6%
State:

79.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Young, AZ Residents

7.69% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,129 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.69%
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  3.00% ($60,582 average AGI)
from Pinal County, AZ  0.50% ($47,407)
from Pima County, AZ  0.30% ($56,673)


6.18% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,827 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
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  2.34% ($37,506 average AGI)
to Pinal County, AZ  0.54% ($49,656)
to Pima County, AZ  0.27% ($44,250)

Strongest AM radio stations in Young:

  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KMOG (1420 AM; 3 kW; PAYSON, AZ; Owner: FARRELL ENTERPRISES L.L.C.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KXEM (1010 AM; 15 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES OF PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KVWM (970 AM; 5 kW; SHOW LOW, AZ; Owner: PETRACOM OF SHOW LOW, LLC)
  • KTAR (620 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Young:

  • KAJM (104.3 FM; PAYSON, AZ; Owner: SIERRA H. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K294AN (106.7 FM; PAYSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRXS-FM (97.3 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: LINDA C. POTYKA)
  • KVJC (91.9 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KMRR (100.3 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K220GI (91.9 FM; CAMP VERDE, AZ; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KNRJ (101.1 FM; PAYSON, AZ; Owner: SIERRA H. BROADCASTING,INC.)

Young fatal accident list:

Feb 16, 2002 00:05 AM, Sr-288, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 19, 1981 01:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 3.0mTotal length
  • $170,000Total costs
  • 1,654Total average daily traffic
  • 162Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,684Total future (year 2019) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Young)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Parker Creek State Hwy Yd 23 Mi S (Lat: 33.797833 Lon: -110.972056), Call Sign: KSW942,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.070 MHz, 156.105 MHz, Grant Date: 08/27/2013, Expiration Date: 11/21/2023, Registrant: Department Of Public Safety, Md 2800, Phoenix, AZ 85005-6638, Phone: (602) 223-2247, Fax: (602) 223-2679, Email:
  • Young Maintenance Camp 4 Mi N (Lat: 34.117000 Lon: -110.928444), Call Sign: KSW987,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.070 MHz, 156.105 MHz, Grant Date: 08/27/2013, Expiration Date: 11/21/2023, Registrant: Department Of Public Safety, Md 2800, Phoenix, AZ 85005-6638, Phone: (602) 223-2247, Fax: (602) 223-2679, Email:
  • St Hwy 288 (Lat: 34.097833 Lon: -110.962889), Call Sign: WGI315,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.100 MHz, Grant Date: 02/19/2015, Expiration Date: 03/14/2025, Registrant: Gila County, 107 W. Frontier St, Suite A, Payson, AZ 85541, Phone: (928) 474-7116, Fax: (928) 468-1106, Email:
  • Flying H Ranch 14.2 Mi E (Lat: 34.066722 Lon: -110.803444), Call Sign: WNHF843,
    Assigned Frequencies: 75.6800 MHz, Grant Date: 10/23/1996, Expiration Date: 10/14/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/17/2002, Registrant: John Johnson, Young, AZ 85554
  • 46777 N. Az Hwy 288 (Lat: 34.097889 Lon: -110.963000), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQBS702, Licensee ID: L00009230,
    Assigned Frequencies: 171.050 MHz, Grant Date: 09/10/2014, Expiration Date: 12/07/2024, Registrant: Gila County Flood Control District
  • 46777 North Az Hwy 288 (Lat: 34.097889 Lon: -110.963000), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQIH622,
    Assigned Frequencies: 171.050 MHz, Grant Date: 12/05/2017, Expiration Date: 02/14/2028, Certifier: Darde G De Roulhac, Registrant: Gila County Flood Control District, 107 W. Frontier St, Ste A, Payson, AZ 85541, Phone: (928) 474-1076, Fax: (928) 468-1106, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • YOUNG, 1.9 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 34.123639 Lon: -110.924000), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: KTQ87,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5997.10 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/08/1995, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001, Registrant: Midvale Telephone Exchange Inc, Midvale, ID 83645

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Young)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA TU206G (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 132 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 756LL, N756LL, N-756LL, Serial Number: U20604175, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 12/19/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 07/11/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Frank L Chapman, Po Box 135, Young, AZ 85554
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/28/2018

Most common first names in Young, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William672.5 years
Howard482.0 years
Thomas462.5 years
Frank370.6 years
John377.0 years
Samuel359.4 years
Paul374.0 years
Ray375.7 years
Robert379.1 years
Floyd267.1 years
Most common last names in Young, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones876.0 years
Sparks682.5 years
Clark582.9 years
Cline577.2 years
Haught476.5 years
Carter365.0 years
Moore378.3 years
Sanders373.7 years
Turner383.4 years
Allen288.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Young, AZ
  • 65.0%Wood
  • 22.4%Electricity
  • 6.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.0%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Young, AZ
  • 76.6%Wood
  • 23.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Young compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median household income 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 below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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