Apache Junction, AZ Profile: Facts & Data


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Apache Junction, Arizona - Basic Facts

The City of Apache Junction had a population of 39,397 as of July 1, 2018. 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 33.3983 and longitude -111.5353 in Pinal County. The formal boundaries for the City of Apache Junction (see map below) 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, 2018)


Total Population 39,397
Population in Households 39,138
Population in Familes 29,362
Population in Group Qrtrs 259
Population Density2 1,126
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $41,179
Average Household Income $53,205
Per Capita Income $23,649


Total Housing Units 25,107 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,433 (49.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,700 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,974 (31.8%)
Median Home Value $103,484
Average Home Value $138,453


Total Households 17,133
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 10,135
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.15% 1.3%
Households 1.16% 1.23%
Families 0.95% 1.17%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   3.46%

Apache Junction, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Apache Junction to the other 451 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 60 87th
Diversity Index # 218 52nd
Median Household Income # 209 54th
Per Capita Income # 180 60th

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