Apache Junction, Arizona

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Apache Junction is a city primarily in Pinal County, Arizona, with a small portion in Maricopa County, Arizona. As of the 2000 census, the city had a population of 31,814.

Apache Junction is named for the junction of the Apache Trail and U.S. Highway 60. Superstition Mountain, the westernmost peak of the Superstition Mountains is nearby.

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Geography

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Location of Apache Junction, Arizona, in relation to Maricopa County

Apache Junction is at 33°24'39" North, 111°32'53" West (33.410952, -111.548011)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has an area of 88.7 km² (34.2 mi²). All of it is land; none is covered by water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 31,814 people, 13,775 households, and 9,008 families residing in the city. The population density is 358.9/km² (929.3/mi²). There are 22,771 housing units at an average density of 256.8/km² (665.1/mi²).

Racial composition

The racial makeup of the city is 92.66% White, 0.61% Black or African American, 0.99% Native American, 0.52% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 3.11% from other races, and 2.03% from two or more races. 8.80% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Households

There are 13,775 households out of which 22.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% are married couples living together, 8.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 34.6% are non-families. 27.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.29 and the average family size is 2.75.

In the city the population is spread out with 20.5% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 23.6% from 45 to 64, and 25.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 44 years. For every 100 females there are 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.2 males.

Income

The median income for a household in the city is $33,170, and the median income for a family is $37,726. Males have a median income of $31,283 versus $22,836 for females. The per capita income for the city is $16,806. 11.6% of the population and 7.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 18.4% of those under the age of 18 and 7.4% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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