Whetstone, Arizona


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This asset inventory is a project of Cochise County Economic Development

Whetstone is a Census Designated Place in Cochise County, Arizona

Whetstone, Arizona

ASSET INVENTORY

Population Estimates and Projections

2017:  2,545

2020:  2,615

2030:  2,840

2040:  3,047

2050:  3,274

Source: Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity


Age Groups

Under 5:  5.5%

5 to 9:  5.5%

10 to 14:  6.2%

15 to 19:  5.8%

20 to 24:  5.1%

25 to 29:  5.3%

30 to 34:  4.7%

35 to 39:  4.1%

40 to 44:  7.6%

45 to 49:  8.3%

50 to 54:  9.4%

55 to 59:  9.1%

60 to 64:  7.1%

65 to 69:  6.3%

70 to 74:  4.7%

75 to 79:  2.7%

80 to 84:  1.6%

85 and over:  1.0%

Median age (years):  45.1

16 years and over:  81.4%

18 years and over:  78.9%

21 years and over:  75.9%

62 and over:  20.3%

65 and over:  22.9%

Source: US Census Bureau (Census 2010)


Race & Ethnicity

White:  85.4%

Black or African American:  2.2%

American Indian & Alaska Native:  1.1%

Asian:  1.7%

Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander:  ​0.5%

Some other race (including 2 or more races):  9.2%

Hispanic or Latino (of any race):  16.9%

Source: US Census Bureau (Census 2010)


Income

Median Household Income:  $49,735

Per Capita Income:  $24,027

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


Educational Attainment

Less than 9th grade:  2.4%

9th to 12th grade (no diploma):  9.8%

High school graduate (includes equivalency):  22.5%

Some college (no degree):  39.9%

Associate’s degree:  5.7%

Bachelor’s degree:  15.9%

Graduate or professional degree:  3.9%

High school graduate or higher:  87.8%

Bachelor’s degree or higher:  19.8%

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


Poverty

Individuals:  14.6%

Families:  8.8%

Children:  5.5%

Seniors:  28.0%

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

Whetstone, Arizona

Labor Force & Unemployment

Civilian Labor Force:  1,207

Unemployment Rate:  3.0%

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


Workforce (by occupation)

Management, business, science & arts:  39.6%

Service:  26.2%

Sales & office:  21.4%

Natural resources, construction & maintenance:  10.0%

Production, transportation & material moving:  2.7%

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


Workforce (by industry)

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting & mining:  3.2%

Construction:  8.1%

Manufacturing:  0.0%

Wholesale trade:  0.0%

Retail trade:  16.7%

Transportation, warehousing & utilities:  0.0%

Information:  0.0%

Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing:  1.9%

Professional, scientific, management, administrative & waste management services:  15.5%

Educational services, health care & social assistance:  14.1%

Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food services:  14.0%

Other services (except public administration):  10.9%

Public Administration:  15.5%

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


Housing Units

Total housing units:  1,241

Occupied housing units:  94.0%

Vacant housing units:  6.0%

Owner-occupied:  72.9%

Renter-occupied:  27.1%

Homeowner vacancy rate:  0.0%

Rental vacancy rate:  0.0%

Median home value:  $128,200

Median monthly homeowner cost:  $944

Homeowners paying 30% or more of income for housing: 17.5%

Median gross monthly rent:  $686

Renters paying 30% or more of income for housing:  36.8%

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


Average Travel Time to Work

22.7 min

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

Whetstone, Arizona

Business Sites

Available Commercial Property

Development Services (Planning & Zoning)

Comprehensive Plan

Zoning Regulations


Education

K-12

Tombstone Unified School District


Utilities

Electricity

Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Co-op (SSVEC)

Natural Gas

Southwest Gas

Water

Whetstone Water Improvement District (520) 456-2125

Telecommunications

CenturyLink

Internet Service Providers

Whetstone, Arizona

Quality of Life

Weather and Climate

Homes for Sale

Physicians

Dentists

Events, Attractions & Activities

Golf


Transportation

Major Metro Markets

Tucson (62 mi)

Phoenix (175 mi)

Commercial Airports

Tucson International Airport (58 mi)

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (171 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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