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Avondale, Arizona

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Avondale is a city located in Maricopa County, Arizona. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 35,883. It is the home of Phoenix International Raceway, a famous auto racing facility.

Geography

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Location of Avondale, Arizona, within Maricopa County

Avondale is located at 33°27'15" North, 112°18'54" West (33.454202, -112.315043)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 107.0 km² (41.3 mi²). 106.9 km² (41.3 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.15% water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 35,883 people, 10,640 households, and 8,724 families residing in the city. The population density is 335.8/km² (869.7/mi²). There are 11,419 housing units at an average density of 106.9/km² (276.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 63.27% White, 5.20% Black or African American, 1.28% Native American, 1.89% Asian, 0.14% Pacific Islander, 24.32% from other races, and 3.89% from two or more races. 46.23% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 10,640 households out of which 47.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.9% are married couples living together, 12.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 18.0% are non-families. 12.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 3.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.36 and the average family size is 3.66.

In the city the population is spread out with 34.2% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 33.1% from 25 to 44, 17.7% from 45 to 64, and 5.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 29 years. For every 100 females there are 102.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 101.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $49,153, and the median income for a family is $51,084. Males have a median income of $35,134 versus $27,487 for females. The per capita income for the city is $16,919. 13.8% of the population and 10.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 17.2% of those under the age of 18 and 16.7% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Regions of Arizona Flag of Arizona
North Central Arizona | Northern Arizona | Phoenix metropolitan area | Southern Arizona
Largest cities
Apache Junction | Avondale | Bullhead City | Casas Adobes | Catalina Foothills | Chandler | Flagstaff | Gilbert | Glendale | Lake Havasu City | Mesa | Nogales | Payson | Peoria | Phoenix | Prescott | Scottsdale | Sierra Vista | Sun City | Surprise | Tempe | Tombstone | Tucson | Yuma
Counties
Apache | Cochise | Coconino | Gila | Graham | Greenlee | La Paz | Maricopa | Mohave | Navajo | Pima | Pinal | Santa Cruz | Yavapai | Yuma


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