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Population (year 2000): 9,232. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,932 (-3.2% change)
Males: 4,422 (47.9%), Females: 4,810 (52.1%)

Graham County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 33.7 years
Median household income: $29,899 (year 2000)
Median house value: $83,000 (year 2000)

Safford, AZ residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Safford:

  • White Non-Hispanic (56.2%)
  • Hispanic (39.7%)
  • Other race (18.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.9%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)
  • Black (1.4%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: English (12.5%), German (8.6%), Irish (7.9%), United States (6.5%), French (2.5%), Swedish (2.4%).Arizona

Elevation: 2916 feet

Land area: 7.9 square miles

Safford,

For population 25 years and over in Safford

  • High school or higher: 78.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Safford city

  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

3.7% Foreign born (2.6% Latin America, 0.5% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,536 (+20.0%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Foothills, AZ (88.3 miles Catalina pop. 53,794).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: AZ Tucson, (92.8 miles pop. 486,699).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: AZ Phoenix, (169.4 miles pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: AZ (3.4 miles Thatcher, Trail Junction, AZ (6.1 miles Swift AZ (9.0 miles Pima, AZ Morenci, (30.8 miles AZ Clifton, (32.2 miles AZ Willcox, (40.1 miles AZ (42.9 miles Duncan, Virden, NM (49.8 miles) .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 35 buildings, average cost: $70,200
  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $71,900
  • 1998: 23 buildings, average cost: $74,900
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $76,400
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $88,700
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $56,000
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $71,500
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $75,000

Latitude: 32.82 N, Longitude: 109.71 W

Area code: 928

Safford, Arizona business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (26.9%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (13.6%), Retail trade (13.0%), Public administration (10.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,530 (+16.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,836 (58.9%)

Crime in Safford by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Robberies 0 2 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 21.7 0.0 10.8
Assaults 12 12 12 11
    per 100,000 130.0 130.0 130.0 119.2
Burglaries 70 90 60 78
    per 100,000 758.2 974.9 649.9 844.9
Thefts 158 155 129 118
    per 100,000 1711.4 1678.9 1397.3 1278.2
Auto thefts 12 13 14 7
    per 100,000 130.0 140.8 151.6 75.8
157.9 179.2 139.5 143.4

Average climate in Safford, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Safford,

Birthplace of: D.J. Carrasco - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Kansas City Royals, born: Apr 12, 1977).


Hospital/medical center in Safford:
  • MT GRAHAM REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (1600 20TH AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Safford:
  • MORENCI HOSPITAL (about 31 miles; MORENCI, AZ)
  • NORTHERN COCHISE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 35 miles; WILLCOX, AZ)
  • PHS INDIAN HOSPITAL (about 47 miles; SAN CARLOS, AZ)

Political contributions by individuals in Safford, AZ

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Safford:
  • DAVIS-MONTHAN AFB (about 93 miles; TUCSON, AZ; ID: DMA)
  • SIERRA VISTA MUNI-LIBBY AAF (about 96 miles; FORT HUACHUCA SIERRA VISTA, AZ; ID: FHU)
  • TUCSON INTL (about 98 miles; TUCSON, AZ; ID: TUS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Safford:
  • SAFFORD REGIONAL (about 6 miles; SAFFORD, AZ; ID: SAD)
  • FLYING J RANCH (about 11 miles; PIMA, AZ; ID: E37)
  • GREENLEE COUNTY (about 37 miles; CLIFTON/MORENCI, AZ; ID: CFT)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 11 $38,411 $41,902 7 $3,201
Firefighters 0 $0   28 $5,378
Streets and Highways 18 $47,588 $31,725 3 $1,435
Other and Unallocable 9 $24,144 $32,192 1 $1,514
Local Libraries 4 $9,564 $28,692 3 $3,527
Gas Supply 8 $20,765 $31,147 0 $0
Water Supply 21 $60,232 $34,418 4 $2,484
Police - Other 3 $7,060 $28,240 0 $0
Financial Administration 13 $46,069 $42,525 1 $1,107
Electric Power 6 $24,301 $48,602 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 6 $16,173 $32,346 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 18 $61,680 $41,120 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 9 $24,192 $32,256 7 $6,332
Sewerage 8 $27,075 $40,612 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 8 $16,935 $25,402 0 $0
Totals for Government 142 $424,189 $35,846 54 $24,978
College/University in Safford:
  • SAFFORD COLLEGE OF BEAUTY (Full-time enrollment: 17; Location: 1550 WEST THATCHER BLVD; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Safford:
  • EASTERN ARIZONA COLLEGE (about 4 miles; THATCHER, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 3,085)
  • PIMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 93 miles; TUCSON, AZ; FT enrollment: 14,177)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA (about 95 miles; TUCSON, AZ; FT enrollment: 29,915)
  • COCHISE COLLEGE (about 100 miles; DOUGLAS, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,585)
  • CENTRAL ARIZONA COLLEGE (about 126 miles; COOLIDGE, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,333)
  • NORTHLAND PIONEER COLLEGE (about 149 miles; HOLBROOK, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,177)
  • CHANDLER/GILBERT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 151 miles; CHANDLER, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,990)
Public high schools in Safford:
  • SAFFORD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 794; Location: 1400 11TH STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • GILA PREPARATORY ACADEMY (Students: 63; Location: 1976 THATCHER BLVD.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MT. GRAHAM HIGH SCHOOL SATELLITE CAMPUS (Students: 13; Location: 3200 WEST DISCOVERY PARK BLVD.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Safford:
  • DOROTHY STINSON SCHOOL (Students: 517; Location: 2013 8TH AVENUE; Grades: PK - 06)
  • RUTH POWELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 505; Location: 1041 S. 14TH AVENUE; Grades: UG - UG)
  • LAFE NELSON SCHOOL (Students: 492; Location: 1100 10TH AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • SAFFORD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 446; Location: 734 11TH STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • TRIUMPHANT LEARNING CENTER (Students: 93; Location: 201 E. MAIN STREET; Grades: KG - 08)
  • GILA INSTITUTE FOR TECHNOLOGY (Students: 88; Location: P.O. BOX 914; Grades: KG - 12)
  • GILA PREPARATORY ACADEMY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 45; Location: 1976 THATCHER BLVD.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LOS MILAGROS ACADEMY (Students: 11; Location: XXXXXX; Grades: KG - 08)
  • ASPC-SAFFORD/FT. GRANT (Location: 896 S. COOK RD.; Grades: UG - UG)
Private primary/middle school in Safford:
  • THE CHURCH AT SAFFORD CHRISTIA (Students: 49; Location: SO U S HIGHWAY 191; Grades: KG - 11)
Library in Safford:
  • SAFFORD CITY - GRAHAM COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $315,739; Location: 808 7TH AVENUE; 80,458 books; 1,657 audio materials; 861 video materials; 102 serial subscriptions)
 

Safford compared to Arizona state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Safford:
  • KATO (1230 AM; 1 kW; SAFFORD, AZ; Owner: MCMURRAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KHIL (1250 AM; 5 kW; WILLCOX, AZ; Owner: LAKESHORE MEDIA, LLC)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTKT (990 AM; 10 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA LOTUS CORP.)
  • KEVT (1030 AM; 10 kW; CORTARO, AZ; Owner: ONE MART CORP.)
  • KQTL (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAHUARITA, AZ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF TUCSON LICENSE CORP.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Safford:
  • KXKQ (94.1 FM; SAFFORD, AZ; Owner: MCMURRAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K208BT (89.5 FM; SAFFORD, AZ; Owner: AZ BD OF REGENTS/UNIV. OF ARIZONA)
  • KJIK (100.7 FM; DUNCAN, AZ; Owner: WILLIAM S. KONOPNICKI)
  • K204CE (88.7 FM; CLIFTON, AZ; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KFMM (99.1 FM; THATCHER, AZ; Owner: WICK COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KGMG (106.3 FM; ORACLE, AZ; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KWCX-FM (104.9 FM; WILLCOX, AZ; Owner: LAKESHORE MEDIA, LLC)
  • KWRQ (102.3 FM; CLIFTON, AZ; Owner: MCMURRAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K255AC (98.9 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMMUN. COLLEGE DIST)
  • K263AA (100.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZLZ-FM2 (105.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KUAT-FM (90.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • K292CM (106.3 FM; SUMMERHAVEN, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA LOTUS CORPORATION)
  • KZLZ-FM1 (105.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KCDX (103.1 FM; FLORENCE, AZ; Owner: DESERT WEST AIR RANCHERS CORPORATION)

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