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Encyclopedia > Oracle, Arizona

Oracle is a census-designated place located in Pinal County, Arizona. As of the 2000 census, the CDP had a total population of 3,563. A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... Pinal County is located in the central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...


Buffalo Bill Cody owned a mine in the town briefly and built a house there. The town is the location of the Biosphere 2 experiment and was the official residence of environmentalist author Edward Abbey. Buffalo Bill Cody Buffalo Bill (February 26, 1846 – January 10, 1917) was born William Frederick Cody in the American state of Iowa, near Le Claire . ... Biosphere 2 is a manmade closed ecological system in Oracle, Arizona built by Edward P. Bass, Space Biosphere Ventures and others. ...


Geography

Location of Oracle, Arizona

Oracle is located at 32°36'58" North, 110°46'55" West (32.616030, -110.781854)1. Image File history File links Adapted from Wikipedias AZ county maps by Catbar. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 29.5 km² (11.4 mi²). 29.5 km² (11.4 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile (symbol sq. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 3,563 people, 1,384 households, and 1,004 families residing in the CDP. The population density is 120.9/km² (313.0/mi²). There are 1,534 housing units at an average density of 52.0/km² (134.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP is 77.01% White, 0.14% Black or African American, 1.52% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.20% Pacific Islander, 17.26% from other races, and 3.79% from two or more races. 38.31% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 1,384 households out of which 31.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.0% are married couples living together, 10.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.4% are non-families. 23.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.57 and the average family size is 3.03. Marriage may be a relationship and bond between individuals (termed spouses -- two male or female or in traditional monogamous relationships -- a male spouse is a husband and a female spouse, a wife) that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the CDP the population is spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 97.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.8 males.


The median income for a household in the CDP is $38,267, and the median income for a family is $46,026. Males have a median income of $37,667 versus $30,667 for females. The per capita income for the CDP is $19,459. 10.0% of the population and 8.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 10.8% of those under the age of 18 and 3.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the number of people. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


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City of Oracle Arizona (107 words)
Oracle is one of the communities that make up Pinal County Arizona.
Oracle is also home to the Biosphere 2, an experiment created to study a closed ecological system.
Oracle is situated just 38 miles away from downtown Tucson, Arizona, where many residents commute to work and do their shopping.
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