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Glendale, Arizona

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Glendale is a city located in Maricopa County, Arizona. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 218,812.

The NHL's Phoenix Coyotes began playing here when Glendale Arena opened in December 2003. The NFL's Arizona Cardinals are building a new stadium here, and will move to the new facility in the fall of 2006. Both venues are part of the Westgate development plan, meant to spur growth in the sparsely habitated Yucca district.

Geography

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Location of Glendale, Arizona, within Maricopa County

Glendale is located at 33°34'51" North, 112°11'58" West (33.580726, -112.199309)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 144.4 km² (55.8 mi²). 144.2 km² (55.7 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.13% water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 218,812 people, 75,700 households, and 54,352 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,517.3/km² (3,929.5/mi²). There are 79,667 housing units at an average density of 552.4/km² (1,430.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 75.54% White, 4.69% Black or African American, 1.45% Native American, 2.74% Asian, 0.13% Pacific Islander, 11.97% from other races, and 3.47% from two or more races. 24.84% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 75,700 households out of which 39.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.5% are married couples living together, 12.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.2% are non-families. 21.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 5.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.85 and the average family size is 3.33.

In the city the population is spread out with 30.1% under the age of 18, 10.8% from 18 to 24, 31.9% from 25 to 44, 19.9% from 45 to 64, and 7.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 31 years. For every 100 females there are 99.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 97.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $45,015, and the median income for a family is $51,162. Males have a median income of $35,901 versus $27,736 for females. The per capita income for the city is $19,124. 11.9% of the population and 8.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 15.3% of those under the age of 18 and 9.5% 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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