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Encyclopedia > Avondale, Arizona
City of Avondale, Arizona

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Location in Maricopa County and the state of Arizona
Coordinates: 33°26′01″N 112°20′59″W / 33.43361, -112.34972
Country United States
State Arizona
County Maricopa
Government
 - Mayor Marie Lopez Rogers
Area
 - Total 41.3 sq mi (107.0 km²)
 - Land 41.2 sq mi (106.8 km²)
 - Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km²)
Elevation 974 ft (297 m)
Population (2006)[1]
 - Total 75,403
 - Density 1,619.1/sq mi (623.4/km²)
Time zone MST (no daylight saving time) (UTC-7)
ZIP code 85323
Area code(s) 623
FIPS code 04-04720
GNIS feature ID 0000895
Website: http://www.ci.avondale.az.us/

Avondale is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA. According to 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 75,403.[1] Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Maricopa_County_Incorporated_and_Planning_areas_Avondale_highlighted. ... Maricopa 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. ... 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. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... 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. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... 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. ... Maricopa County is located in the central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Official language(s) English Spoken language(s) English 74. ...


Avondale is the home of Phoenix International Raceway, a famous auto racing facility, the location of the Bashas' Supermarkets 200, Checker Auto Parts 500, and the Subway Fresh 500 NASCAR races. Phoenix International Raceway is a one mile tri-oval race track located in Avondale, AZ. It opened in 1964, but wasnt used by NASCAR until 1988, with the first race won by the late Alan Kulwicki. ... A Peugeot 206 World Rally Car Motor racing and Motorsports redirect here. ... Bashas Supermarkets 200 is a NASCAR Busch Series event held at the Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Arizona. ... The Checker Auto Parts 500 is a NASCAR Nextel Cup stock car race held at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Arizona. ... The Subway Fresh 500 is a NASCAR Nextel Cup stock car race held at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Arizona. ... Jeff Burton (99), Elliott Sadler (38), Ricky Rudd (21), Dale Jarrett (88), Sterling Marlin (40), Jimmie Johnson (48), and Casey Mears (41) practice for the 2004 Daytona 500 The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ...

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Geography

Avondale is located at 33°26′01″N, 112°20′59″W (33.435322, -112.349758)GR1.


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 (0.15%) is 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 35,883 people, 10,640 households, and 8,724 families residing in the city. The population density was 335.8/km² (869.7/mi²). There were 11,419 housing units at an average density of 106.9/km² (276.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 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 were Hispanic or Latino of any race. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... 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. ...


There were 10,640 households out of which 47.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.9% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.0% were non-families. 12.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.36 and the average family size was 3.66. 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 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 were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 102.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.1 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $49,153, and the median income for a family was $51,084. Males had a median income of $35,134 versus $27,487 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,919. About 10.3% of families and 13.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.2% of those under age 18 and 16.7% 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. ...


Media

Westview High School, located in Garden Lakes Estates, is where the nation wide teen-news program, Channel One News, discovered student Errol Barnett before hiring him as an Anchor and moving him to Los Angeles. Westview High School is a suburban high school in Avondale, Arizona, United States. ... Channel One can refer to: BBC One, British Broadcasting Corporation’s largest television channel BNT Channel 1 (Канал 1 на БНТ), a Bulgarian-language public television station Channel 1, a non-existent United States TV channel Channel One (Ireland), an Irish alternative electronic rock band Channel One News, a school television program in... Errol Barnett at the 76th Academy Awards Errol Barnett anchors for Channel One News. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ...


Avondale lies within the circulation of the local West Valley View newspaper publication.


As of the summer of 2007, a City Center Specific Plan was being created to assist in the development of the Avondale Boulevard corridor.[citation needed]


Trivia

  • Shawn Gilbert, MLB player, played high school baseball in Avondale.
  • The television show Hidden Palms, is being filmed at Hollywood Phoenix Studios which, despite the name, is located in Avondale.

Albert Shawn Gilbert Jr. ... Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in North America. ... Hidden Palms is a television pilot for the CW Television Network in the 2006-2007 season, where it will be a midseason replacement in 2007. ...

See also

Tolleson is a city located in Maricopa County, Arizona. ...

References

  1. ^ a b Annual Estimates of the Population for All Incorporated Places in Arizona (CSV). 2006 Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division.

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External links

  • City of Avondale website

Coordinates: 33.435322° N 112.349758° W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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