Whetstone, Arizona



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

2018:  2,567

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)


Educational Attainment

Less than 9th grade:  2.6%

9th to 12th grade (no diploma):  10.6%

High school graduate (includes equivalency):  24.2%

Some college (no degree):  37.6%

Associate’s degree:  8.8%

Bachelor’s degree:  11.2%

Graduate or professional degree:  5.0%

High school graduate or higher:  86.8%

Bachelor’s degree or higher:  16.1%

Note. Population 25 years old and over. Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2013-2017)


Income

Median Household Income:  $51,771

Per Capita Income:  $25,106

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2013-2017)


Poverty

Individuals:  14.6%

Families:  9.1%

Children:  6.5%

Seniors:  12.3%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2013-2017)

Whetstone, Arizona

Labor Force & Unemployment

Civilian Labor Force:  1,102

Unemployment Rate:  5.4%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2013-2017)


Workforce (by occupation)

Management, business, science & arts:  34.7%

Service:  26.1%

Sales & office:  24.6%

Natural resources, construction & maintenance:  9.4%

Production, transportation & material moving:  5.2%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2013-2017)


Workforce (by industry)

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting & mining:  3.3%

Construction:  6.4%

Manufacturing:  0.0%

Wholesale trade:  0.0%

Retail trade:  19.4%

Transportation, warehousing & utilities:  1.2%

Information:  0.0%

Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing:  1.5%

Professional, scientific, management, administrative & waste management services:  17.5%

Educational services, health care & social assistance:  13.2%

Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food services:  10.3%

Other services (except public administration):  15.4%

Public Administration:  11.9%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2013-2017)


Average Travel Time to Work

25.1 min

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2013-2017)


Housing Units

Total housing units:  1,039

Occupied housing units:  93.6%

Vacant housing units:  6.4%

Owner-occupied:  71.5%

Renter-occupied:  28.5%

Homeowner vacancy rate:  0.0%

Rental vacancy rate:  0.0%

Median home value:  $117,800

Median monthly homeowner cost:  $903

Homeowners paying 30% or more of income for housing: 26.1%

Median gross monthly rent:  $801

Renters paying 30% or more of income for housing:  34.4%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2013-2017)

Whetstone, Arizona

Real Estate and Development

Available Commercial Property

Homes for Sale

Land for Sale

Development Services (Planning & Zoning)

Comprehensive Plan

Zoning Regulations


Quality of Life

Weather and Climate

Events, Attractions & Activities

Golf


Health Care

Physicians

Dentists


Education

K-12

Tombstone Unified School District

Whetstone, Arizona

Transportation and 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 and 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


This asset inventory is a project of Cochise County Economic Development


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