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Population (year 2000): 31,814. Estimated population in July 2005: 32,297 (+1.5% change)
Males: 15,545 (48.9%), Females: 16,269 (51.1%)

Pinal County

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Median resident age: 44.1 years
Median household income: $33,170 (year 2000)
Median house value: $98,400 (year 2000)

Apache Junction, AZ residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Apache Junction:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.9%)
  • Hispanic (8.8%)
  • Other race (3.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • American Indian (1.8%)
  • Black (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (19.9%), Irish (13.7%), English (11.1%), United States (6.7%), Italian (4.2%), French (4.1%).Junction, Arizona

Elevation: 1722 feet

Land area: 34.2 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Apache Junction

  • High school or higher: 77.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Apache Junction city

  • Never married: 15.8%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

4.5% Foreign born (2.3% Latin America, 0.9% North America, 0.6% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +13,425 (+73.0%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: AZ Mesa, (13.6 miles pop. 396,375).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: AZ Phoenix, (37.2 miles pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Camp, AZ (7.4 miles Gold Creek, AZ Queen (13.5 miles AZ Mesa, (13.6 miles AZ Gilbert, (15.4 miles Hills, AZ Fountain (18.3 miles Valley, AZ Queen (19.0 miles AZ Chandler, (23.0 miles Verde, AZ (23.3 miles Rio


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 75 buildings, average cost: $68,300
  • 1997: 362 buildings, average cost: $80,200
  • 1998: 702 buildings, average cost: $70,500
  • 1999: 796 buildings, average cost: $74,000
  • 2000: 293 buildings, average cost: $76,600
  • 2001: 472 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2002: 268 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 2003: 190 buildings, average cost: $86,900
  • 2004: 100 buildings, average cost: $92,600

Latitude: 33.41 N, Longitude: 111.55 W

Apache Junction, Arizona business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Retail trade (13.9%), Manufacturing (13.7%), Educational,health and social services (13.3%), Construction (12.3%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,084 (-19.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,434 (19.6%)

Crime in Apache Junction by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003
Murders 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 3.1
Rapes 19 4 12
    per 100,000 59.7 12.6 37.7
Robberies 12 20 13
    per 100,000 37.7 62.9 40.9
Assaults 63 84 72
    per 100,000 198.0 264.0 226.3
Burglaries 431 514 432
    per 100,000 1354.7 1615.6 1357.9
Thefts 893 1,082 1,235
    per 100,000 2806.9 3401.0 3881.9
Auto thefts 193 204 213
    per 100,000 606.7 641.2 669.5
330.5 377.1 379.6

Average climate in Apache Junction, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Apache Junction-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Arizona state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/4/1968, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the Apache Junction city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 8/30/1971, a category 2 tornado 22.1 miles away from the city center injured 41 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Apache Junction:
  • LUTHERAN HEART HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; MESA, AZ)
  • VALLEY LUTHERAN HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; MESA, AZ)
  • MESA GENERAL HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 21 miles; MESA, AZ)

Political contributions by individuals in Apache Junction, AZ

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Apache Junction:
  • WILLIAMS GATEWAY (about 11 miles; PHOENIX, AZ; ID: IWA)
  • PHOENIX SKY HARBOR INTL (about 32 miles; PHOENIX, AZ; ID: PHX)
  • LUKE AFB (about 58 miles; GLENDALE, AZ; ID: LUF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Apache Junction:
  • LOST DUTCHMAN (about 2 miles; APACHE JUNCTION, AZ; ID: H31)
  • FALCON FLD (about 12 miles; MESA, AZ; ID: FFZ)
  • CHANDLER MUNI (about 21 miles; CHANDLER, AZ; ID: CHD)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 23 $77,063 $40,206 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 15 $51,015 $40,812 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 4 $7,147 $21,441 0 $0
Local Libraries 18 $52,543 $35,028 12 $10,636
Housing and Community Development(Local) 11 $45,500 $49,636 1 $961
Police Protection - Officers 51 $230,309 $54,190 0 $0
Health 4 $9,797 $29,391 0 $0
Streets and Highways 44 $148,460 $40,489 0 $0
Police - Other 26 $84,349 $38,930 0 $0
Financial Administration 15 $44,023 $35,218 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 27 $80,302 $35,689 23 $18,122
Totals for Government 238 $830,507 $41,874 36 $29,719
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Apache Junction:
  • CHANDLER/GILBERT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 21 miles; CHANDLER, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 2,990)
  • SCOTTSDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 21 miles; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,345)
  • MESA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 23 miles; MESA, AZ; FT enrollment: 11,928)
  • RIO SALADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; TEMPE, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,472)
  • AL COLLINS GRAPHIC DESIGN SCHOOL LTD (about 27 miles; TEMPE, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,057)
  • ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 27 miles; TEMPE, AZ; FT enrollment: 37,174)
  • CENTRAL ARIZONA COLLEGE (about 31 miles; COOLIDGE, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,333)
Public high schools in Apache Junction:
  • APACHE JUNCTION HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,466; Location: 2525 S IRONWOOD RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • APACHE TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 154; Location: 945 WEST APACHE TRAIL; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Apache Junction:
  • THUNDER MOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 822; Location: 3700 E. 16TH AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • DESERT VISTA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 730; Location: 3701 E BROADWAY; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SUPERSTITION MOUNTAIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 699; Location: 550 S. IRONWOOD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • EVIT-APACHE JUNCTION (Students: 640; Location: PO BOX 879; Grades: UG - UG)
  • DESERT SHADOWS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 632; Location: 801 WEST SOUTHERN AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • GOLD CANYON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 519; Location: 5810 S ALAMEDA RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • PERALTA TRAIL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 470; Location: 10965 E. PERALTA RD.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • FOUR PEAKS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 392; Location: 1755 N IDAHO ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • AVALON ELEMENTARY AT SAN MARCOS (Students: 249; Location: 1045 S. SAN MARCOS; Grades: KG - 08)
  • MORNINGSTAR ACADEMY (Students: 80; Location: 1150 WEST SUPERSTITION BOULEVA; Grades: KG - 09)

Notable locations in Apache Junction: Larkspur Ranch (A), Superstition Substation (B).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Weekes Wash (A), Bulldog Wash (B).

Parks in Apache Junction include: Superstition Park West Number One (1), Superstition Park East Number Two (2).


Apache Junction compared to Arizona state average:
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Apache Junction:
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KXAM (1310 AM; 5 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: EMBEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFYI (550 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTAR (620 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KXEM (1010 AM; 15 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES OF PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KCKY (1150 AM; 5 kW; COOLIDGE, AZ; Owner: CORTARO BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KDUS (1060 AM; 5 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: TEMPE RADIO, INC.)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
Strongest FM radio stations in Apache Junction:
  • KLVK (89.1 FM; FOUNTAIN HILLS, AZ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KEDJ (103.9 FM; GILBERT, AZ; Owner: NPR PHOENIX, LLC)
  • K210CP (89.9 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K220HH (91.9 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K206BL (89.1 FM; DREAMLAND, AZ; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KVVA-FM (107.1 FM; APACHE JUNCTION, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KMRR (100.3 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KVJC (91.9 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KCDX (103.1 FM; FLORENCE, AZ; Owner: DESERT WEST AIR RANCHERS CORPORATION)
  • KRXS-FM (97.3 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: LINDA C. POTYKA)
  • KSLX-FM (100.7 FM; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Owner: CACTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KKLT (98.7 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KZON (101.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKFR (92.3 FM; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KESZ (99.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOOL-FM (94.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNIX-FM (102.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KUPD (97.9 FM; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: TEMPE RADIO, INC.)
  • KFLR-FM (90.3 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJZZ (91.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
TV broadcast stations around Apache Junction:
  • KAET (Channel 8; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • K57HX (Channel 57; MESA, AZ; Owner: KAZT, L.L.C.)
  • KCOS-LP (Channel 28; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)
  • KPHE-LP (Channel 19; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • K42FD (Channel 42; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KDMA CHANNEL 25, INC.)

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