Page, Arizona

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Page, Arizona

Introduction to Page, Arizona

Page, Arizona, in Coconino county, is 118 miles N of Flagstaff, Arizona and 209 miles E of Las Vegas, Nevada. The city is conveniently located inside the Flagstaff metropolitan area. There are an estimated 6,809 people in Page.

Page History

Page was established in 1957. It was initially a housing camp for workers building the Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River. In 1958, a larger tract of land was obtained from the Navajo Indian tribe. This led to the birth of a Government Camp, which later became the town of Page. The city got its name from John C. Page, a commissioner of the Bureau of Reclamation. Page was officially incorporated on March 1, 1975.

Page and nearby Attractions

  • Lake Powell
  • Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
  • Rainbow Bridge National Monument
  • John Wesley Powell Memorial Museum

Things To Do In Page

The Glen Canyon National Recreation Area offers opportunities for swimming, fishing, hiking and boating. Page also hosts the Pumpkin Festival every year.

Page Transportation

Page Municipal Airport is nearby

Page Higher Education

Northern Arizona University and Southern Utah University are the nearest universities.

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High Points

Page strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Arizona):

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Page Short Commute Times
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Page Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Page Affordability of Property Taxes
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 19% Page Public Transportation Use
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 19% Page Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Page, Arizona

Comparing Page to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Arizona (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 5
Well-Paid Single Men 5 8
Well-Paid Single Women 4 8
Racial Diversity 3 1
Age of the Population 2 5
Female Share of the Population 2 3
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 7
Portion of People Married 8 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 7 9
College Educated Adults 5 7
People in Middle Class or Better 5 8
People Above Poverty 4 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 10 8
Public Transportation Use 6 9
Working at Home 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 6
Housing Recently Built 9 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 6
Affordability of Rents 6 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 4
People Living Alone 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 2 3
Low Violent Crime 1 2

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Page Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 118 miles N of Flagstaff, Arizona (center to center)
Nearest Large City 209 miles E of Las Vegas, Nevada
County Coconino
Metro Area Flagstaff
Standard Zip Codes 86036
P.O. Box Zip Codes 86040
Phone Area Codes 928
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city does not observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.908
Longitude -111.472

Page Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station PAGE
Distance 1.4 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 43 F
Apr Temp 44 to 69 F
Jul Temp 68 to 95 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 6.7 inches
Distance 7.6 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 49 F
Apr Temp 47 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 103 F
Oct Temp 48 to 77 F
Annual Precip 6.5 inches
Distance 50.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 45 F
Apr Temp 30 to 66 F
Jul Temp 52 to 91 F
Oct Temp 32 to 70 F
Annual Precip 11.4 inches
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Page Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 6,809 100%
Male 3,419 50.2%
Female 3,390 49.8%
Under 18 2,178 32%
18+ 4,631 68%
65+ 432 6.3%
Median Age 32.4
Average Family Size 3.33
White 4,584 67.3%
African-American 27 0.4%
Asian 46 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 1,817 26.7%
Other 110 1.6%
Mixed Race 212 3.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 320 4.7%

Estimated Page Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 6,794
Growth -15
Growth % -0.2%

Page Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 39.6%
English 13.4%
German 11.2%
US/American 8%
Irish 3.6%
Norwegian 2.6%
Welsh 2.3%
Italian 2.3%
British 1.7%
Danish 1.3%
Scottish 1.3%
Dutch 1.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
French Canadian 1.1%
Czech 1%
Polish 1%
Swedish 0.9%
Northern European 0.8%
European 0.8%
Czechoslovakian 0.7%
Portuguese 0.7%
Swiss 0.6%
Canadian 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Lebanese 0.4%
Yugoslavian 0.3%
Latvian 0.3%
Slavic 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
African 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Page, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Greenehaven (86040)
Lake Powell Mart (86040)
Marble Canyon (86036)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Page Hospitals

(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
(628) 645-2424
Emergency Service: Yes

Wal-mart in Page

(As of 2006)
655 South Lake Powell Blvd.
(928) 645-2622
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Page High Schools (2004)

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Serves 1,089 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.2

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Serves 955 students.

Serves 25 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 25

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1. Kenai, Alaska 83.7   26.9% 6.4% 16% 19 $56,856 8% 17.2% 6,942 9.8% 43.7 1.9% 6.3
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3. Bethel, Alaska 81   24.8% 3.9% 22.7% 11 $62,431 10.2% 73.2% 5,471 11.2% 36.2 3.1% 11.9
4. Guymon, Oklahoma 80.8   21.4% 10% 17.6% 15 $44,841 9% 29.6% 10,472 14.3% 39.4 0.7% 3.4
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