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Apache Junction, Arizona - Basic Facts

The City of Apache Junction had a population of 40,129 as of July 1, 2019. Apache Junction ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arizona. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Apache Junction is located at latitude 33.415 and longitude -111.5496 in Pinal County. The formal boundaries for the City of Apache Junction encompass a land area of 34.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Pinal County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 1,722 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Apache Junction are located in Pinal County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Maricopa County.

The City of Apache Junction (GNIS ID: 2409718) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Arizona is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Apache Junction is located within North Pinal Division of Pinal County.


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Apache Junction, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Apache Junction, AZ Housing Affordability Index is 135
State of Arizona Housing Affordability Index is 118
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Apache Junction, AZ Wealth Index is 50
State of Arizona Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 40,129
Population in Households 39,855
Population in Familes 29,459
Population in Group Qrtrs 274
Population Density 1,144
Diversity Index1 43
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,128
Average Household Income $50,615
Per Capita Income $22,242
Wealth Index3 50

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 25,409 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,251 (48.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,132 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,026 (31.6%)
Median Home Value $141,750
Housing Affordability Index2 135
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 17,383
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 10,216
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.22% 0.99%
Households 1.18% 0.91%
Families 0.92% 0.82%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

Apache Junction, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Apache Junction to the other 450 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 30 94th
Population Density # 58 87th
Diversity Index # 206 54th
Median Household Income # 279 38th
Per Capita Income # 226 50th

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