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Encyclopedia > Apache Junction, Arizona
City of Apache Junction, Arizona
Official seal of City of Apache Junction, Arizona
Seal
Location in Pinal County and the state of Arizona
Coordinates: 33°24′54″N 111°32′46″W / 33.415, -111.54611
Country United States
State Arizona
Counties Pinal, Maricopa
Government
 - Mayor John Insalaco
Area
 - Total 34.2 sq mi (88.7 km²)
 - Land 34.2 sq mi (88.7 km²)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km²)
Elevation 1,722 ft (525 m)
Population (2005)
 - Total 32,297
 - Density 944.36/sq mi (364.11/km²)
Time zone MST (no daylight saving time) (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 85200-85299
Area code(s) 480
FIPS code 04-02830
GNIS feature ID 0025702
Website: http://ajnet.ci.apache-jct.az.us/

Apache Junction is a city primarily in Pinal County, Arizona, USA, with a small portion in Maricopa County. According to 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 31,046.[1] Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 457 pixelsFull resolution‎ (1,875 × 1,071 pixels, file size: 771 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Superstition Mountain in 2002 I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Pinal_County_Incorporated_areas_Apache_Junction_highlighted. ... Pinal County is located in the central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Official language(s) English Spoken language(s) English 74. ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      The political units and divisions of the United States include: The 50 states... Official language(s) English Spoken language(s) English 74. ... List of the 15 counties in the U.S. state of Arizona: Arizona county map Apache County formed in 1879 from part of Yavapai County. ... Pinal County is located in the central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Maricopa County is located in the central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Elevation histogram of the surface of the Earth – approximately 71% of the Earths surface is covered with water. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ... MST is UTC-7 The Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting seven hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), resulting in UTC-7. ... Although DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Mr. ... North American area code 480 is a state of Arizona telephone area code which was split from Area Code 602 on April 1, 1999, due to the explosive growth of the Phoenix metropolitan area in the 1990s. ... Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the U.S. Federal government for use by all (non-military) government agencies and by government contractors. ... GNIS (The Geographic Names Information System) contains name and locative information about almost two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its Territories. ... Pinal County is located in the central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Official language(s) English Spoken language(s) English 74. ... Maricopa County is located in the central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ...


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. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... United States Highway 60 is an east-west United States highway, running 2,670 miles (4,300 km) from Virginia to Arizona. ... The Superstitions The Superstition Mountains, popularly referred to as The Superstitions, or sometimes The Supes, are a range of mountains in Arizona located to the east of the Valley of the Sun (the Phoenix metropolitan area). ...

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Geography

Apache Junction is at 33°24′54″N, 111°32′46″W (33.415035, -111.546025)GR1.


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. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 31,814 people, 13,775 households, and 9,008 families residing in the city. The population density was 358.9/km² (929.3/mi²). There were 22,771 housing units at an average density of 256.8/km² (665.1/mi²). Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ...


Racial composition

The racial makeup of the city was 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 were Hispanic or Latino of any race. It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ...


Households

There were 13,775 households out of which 22.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.6% were non-families. 27.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.75. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the city the population was 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 were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.2 males.


Income

The median income for a household in the city was $33,170, and the median income for a family was $37,726. Males had a median income of $31,283 versus $22,836 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,806. About 7.3% of families and 11.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.4% of those under age 18 and 7.4% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Trivia

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References

  1. ^ Annual Estimates of the Population for All Incorporated Places in Arizona (CSV). 2005 Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division (June 21, 2007). Retrieved on November 14, 2006.

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External links

Coordinates: 33.415035° N 111.546025° W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Apache Junction, Arizona - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (648 words)
Apache Junction is a city primarily in Pinal County, Arizona, USA, with a small portion in Maricopa County.
Apache Junction is named for the junction of the Apache Trail and U.S. Highway 60.
Apache Junction is the closest town to the location of the annual Arizona Renaissance Festival.
Apache Junction AZ Real Estate Homes for Sale Arizona MLS Access Call Carl Chapman 623-979-5962 (1898 words)
Apache Junction is located at the junction of several highways, United States Highway 60 (Superstition Freeway), United States Highway 89, and State Highway 88 (historically known as the Apache Trail).
Apache Junction is situated saddling both the Pinal and Maricopa county lines, at the base of the Superstition Mountains.
Because Apache Junction is so far from Phoenix itself, combined with the fact that the city is technically not a part of Maricopa County, there are those who believe that Apache Junction is not part of the Valley of the Sun.
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