Mescal, Arizona


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This asset inventory is a project of Cochise County Economic Development

Mescal is a Census Designated Place in Cochise County, Arizona

Mescal, Arizona

ASSET INVENTORY

Population Estimates and Projections

2017:  1,762

2020:  1,811

2030:  1,966

2040:  2,110

2050:  2,267

Source: Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity


Age Groups

Under 5:  4.6%

5 to 9:  5.8%

10 to 14:  6.1%

15 to 19:  5.4%

20 to 24:  3.8%

25 to 29:  4.1%

30 to 34:  4.1%

35 to 39:  5.9%

40 to 44:  5.4%

45 to 49:  6.5%

50 to 54:  8.7%

55 to 59:  8.8%

60 to 64:  8.0%

65 to 69:  7.2%

70 to 74:  7.0%

75 to 79:  4.1%

80 to 84:  3.0%

85 and over:  1.7%

Median age (years):  49.2

16 years and over:  82.1%

18 years and over:  79.7%

21 years and over:  77.4%

62 and over:  26.9%

65 and over:  22.9%

Source: US Census Bureau (Census 2010)


Race & Ethnicity

White:  92.9%

Black or African American:  0.6%

American Indian & Alaska Native:  1.1%

Asian:  0.4%

Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander:  ​0.3%

Some other race (including 2 or more races):  4.7%

Hispanic or Latino (of any race):  12.7%

Source: US Census Bureau (Census 2010)


Income

Median Household Income: $39,583

Per Capita Income: $21,521

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)


Educational Attainment

Less than 9th grade:  2.6%

9th to 12th grade (no diploma):  9.5%

High school graduate (includes equivalency):  21.5%

Some college (no degree):  33.6%

Associate’s degree:  12.7%

Bachelor’s degree:  12.6%

Graduate or professional degree:  7.5%

High school graduate or higher:  87.9%

Bachelor’s degree or higher:  20.1%

Note. Population 25 years old and over. Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)


Poverty

Individuals:  22.1%

Families:  18.7%

Children:  13.3%

Seniors:  8.8%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)

 

Mescal, Arizona

Labor Force & Unemployment

Civilian Labor Force: 493

Unemployment Rate:  7.5%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)


Workforce (by occupation)

Management, business, science & arts:  17.3%

Service:  26.1%

Sales & office:  31.8%

Natural resources, construction & maintenance:  11.0%

Production, transportation & material moving:  13.8%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)


Workforce (by industry)

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting & mining:  4.2%

Construction:  4.4%

Manufacturing:  5.7%

Wholesale trade:  0.0%

Retail trade:  12.9%

Transportation, warehousing & utilities:  13.8%

Information:  5.5%

Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing:  2.6%

Professional, scientific, management, administrative & waste management services:  6.6%

Educational services, health care & social assistance:  14.9%

Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food services:  12.7%

Other services (except public administration):  2.2%

Public Administration:  14.5%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)


Housing Units

Total housing units:  788

Occupied housing units:  84.8%

Vacant housing units:  15.2%

Owner-occupied:  78.4%

Renter-occupied:  21.6%

Homeowner vacancy rate:  0.0%

Rental vacancy rate:  18.6%

Median home value:  $75,400

Median monthly homeowner cost:  $1,028

Homeowners paying 30% or more of income for housing: 47.2%

Median gross monthly rent:  $783

Renters paying 30% or more of income for housing:  50.0%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)


Average Travel Time to Work

32.5 min

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)

 

Mescal, Arizona

Business Sites

Available Commercial Property

Development Services (Planning & Zoning)

Comprehensive Plan

Zoning Regulations


Education

K-12

Benson Unified School District


Utilities

Electricity

Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Co-op (SSVEC)

Natural Gas

Southwest Gas

Telecommunications

CenturyLink

Internet Service Providers

 

Mescal, Arizona

Quality of Life

Weather and Climate

Homes for Sale

Physicians

Dentists

Events, Attractions & Activities

Golf


Transportation

Major Metro Markets

Tucson (38 mi)

Phoenix (153 mi)

Commercial Airports

Tucson International Airport (34 mi)

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (149 mi)


Incentives, Taxes & Regulation

Arizona Incentives

Business Taxes

Individual Income Tax

Withholding Tax

Worker’s Compensation

Unemployment Insurance

Sales Tax (TPT)

Property Tax

Minimum Wage


Census Data

Census QuickFacts

Cochise County Census Library

 

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