Whetstone, Arizona

Whetstone, Arizona

ASSET INVENTORY

This asset inventory is a service of Cochise County (Economic Development)


Whetstone is a Census Designated Place in Cochise County, Arizona


Whetstone, AZ

Population Estimates & Projections

2019:  2,588

2025:  2,618

2035:  2,656

2045:  2,686

2055:  2,723

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)


Educational Attainment

Less than 9th grade:  68  (4.1%)

9th to 12th grade (no diploma):  139  (8.4%)

High school graduate (includes equivalency):  458  (27.6%)

Some college (no degree):  559  (33.7%)

Associate’s degree:  197  (11.9%)

Bachelor’s degree:  167  (10.1%)

Graduate or professional degree:  73  (4.4%)

High school graduate or higher:  1,454  (87.5%)

Bachelor’s degree or higher:  240  (14.4%)

Note. Population 25 years old and over. Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2014-2018)


School Enrollment

Nursery school, preschool:  0

Kindergarten:  82

Elementary school (grades 1-8):  197

High school (grades 9-12)55

College or graduate school:  119

Note. Population 3 years old and over. Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2014-2018)


Income

Median Household Income:  $48,789

Per Capita Income:  $25,808

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2014-2018)


Poverty

Individuals:  6.7%

Families:  4.1%

Children:  0.0%

Seniors:  7.0%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2014-2018)

Whetstone, Arizona

Labor Force & Unemployment

Civilian Labor Force:  1,035

Employed:  963

Unemployed:  72

Unemployment Rate:  7.0%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2014-2018)


Workforce (by occupation)

Management, business, science & arts:  316  (32.8%)

Service:  293  (30.4%)

Sales & office:  230  (23.9%)

Natural resources, construction & maintenance:  47  (4.9%)

Production, transportation & material moving:  77  (8.0%)

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2014-2018)


Workforce (by industry)

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting & mining:  0  (0.0%)

Construction:  47  (4.9%)

Manufacturing:  0  (0.0%)

Wholesale trade:  0  (0.0%)

Retail trade:  185  (19.2%)

Transportation, warehousing & utilities:  15  (1.6%)

Information:  0  (0.0%)

Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing:  15  (1.6%)

Professional, scientific, management, administrative & waste management services:  184  (19.1%)

Educational services, health care & social assistance:  200  (20.8%)

Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food services:  107  (11.1%)

Other services (except public administration):  128  (13.3%)

Public Administration:  82  (8.5%)

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2014-2018)


Average Travel Time to Work

28.0 min

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2014-2018)


Housing Units

Total housing units:  1,155

Occupied housing units:  976  (84.5%)

Vacant housing units:  179  (15.5%)

Homeowner vacancy rate:  0.0%

Rental vacancy rate:  0.0%

Owner-occupied:  734  (75.2%)

Renter-occupied:  242  (24.8%)

Median home value:  $120,000

Median monthly homeowner cost:  $1,040*

Homeowners paying 30% or more of income for housing:  140  (28.7%)*

Median gross monthly rent:  $733

Renters paying 30% or more of income for housing:  88  (36.4%)

*Includes only housing units with a mortgage. Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2014-2018)

Whetstone, Arizona

Real Estate & Development

Available Commercial Property

Homes for Sale

Land for Sale

Development Services (Planning & Zoning)


Quality of Life

Weather and Climate

Events, Attractions & Activities

Golf


Health Care

Physicians

Dentists


Education

K-12

Tombstone Unified School District

Whetstone, Arizona

Transportation & Shipping

Major Metro Markets

Tucson (62 mi)

Phoenix (175 mi)

Commercial Airports

Tucson International Airport (58 mi)

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (171 mi)

Shipping

Trucking Companies

Shipping Services (Parcel)


Utilities & Telecommunications

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


Incentives, Taxes & Regulation

Arizona Incentives

Business Taxes

Individual Income Tax

Withholding Tax

Worker’s Compensation

Unemployment Insurance

Sales Tax (TPT)

Property Tax

Minimum Wage


Cochise County Asset Inventories (County, Municipalities & Census Designated Places)

Cochise County, Sierra Vista, Douglas, Bisbee, Benson, Willcox, Huachuca City, TombstoneBowie, Dragoon, Elfrida, McNeal, Mescal, Miracle ValleyNacoPalominasPirtleville, San Simon, Sierra Vista Southeast, St. David, Sunizona, Whetstone


This asset inventory is a service of Cochise County (Economic Development)