Apache Junction, Arizona

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Population in 2017: 40,538 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +27.4%
 
Males: 19,868  (49.0%)
Females: 20,670  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

53.9 years
Arizona median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 85118, 85119, 85120.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,834 (it was $33,170 in 2000)
Apache Junction:

$48,834
AZ:

$56,581

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,369 (it was $16,806 in 2000)

Apache Junction city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $174,477 (it was $74,000 in 2000)
Apache Junction:

$174,477
AZ:

$223,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $195,692; detached houses: $217,267; townhouses or other attached units: $303,439; in 2-unit structures: $104,359; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $109,317; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $141,061; mobile homes: $77,596; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $27,976

Median gross rent in 2017: $806.

March 2019 cost of living index in Apache Junction: 94.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.7%
(18.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.4% for Black residents, 31.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.5% for American Indian residents, 16.2% for other race residents, 22.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Apache Junction, AZ (2017)
    • 31,76777.7%White alone
    • 5,97714.6%Hispanic
    • 1,6634.1%Two or more races
    • 6281.5%American Indian alone
    • 4411.1%Black alone
    • 4531.1%Asian alone
    • 230.06%Other race alone

Races in Apache Junction detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists, there were 103 registered sex offenders living in Apache Junction, Arizona as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Apache Junction is 386 to 1.


Crime rates in Apache Junction by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(2.9)
0
(0.0)
4
(12.9)
2
(6.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(9.0)
4
(11.0)
1
(2.7)
2
(5.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
14
(40.5)
13
(38.8)
18
(58.2)
6
(19.0)
8
(24.3)
15
(45.1)
5
(13.8)
13
(35.1)
8
(21.5)
3
(7.8)
1
(2.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(17.3)
19
(56.7)
26
(84.1)
31
(98.3)
15
(45.6)
14
(42.1)
8
(22.0)
21
(56.8)
17
(45.6)
11
(28.6)
15
(39.0)
9
(22.1)
16
(38.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
93
(268.8)
131
(390.7)
92
(297.5)
84
(266.5)
81
(246.4)
76
(228.7)
67
(184.3)
95
(256.9)
64
(171.7)
82
(212.9)
91
(236.3)
68
(167.2)
65
(157.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
385
(1,113)
N/A316
(1,022)
319
(1,012)
296
(900.5)
266
(800.6)
308
(847.4)
236
(638.1)
404
(1,084)
352
(913.8)
251
(651.8)
184
(452.4)
118
(286.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
986
(2,850)
1,280
(3,817)
1,127
(3,644)
920
(2,919)
780
(2,373)
697
(2,098)
848
(2,333)
719
(1,944)
748
(2,007)
836
(2,170)
597
(1,550)
680
(1,672)
575
(1,394)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
234
(676.4)
225
(671.0)
234
(756.7)
208
(659.9)
124
(377.3)
80
(240.8)
83
(228.4)
70
(189.3)
69
(185.1)
94
(244.0)
73
(189.6)
101
(248.3)
80
(194.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(17.3)
14
(41.8)
5
(16.2)
16
(50.8)
11
(33.5)
3
(9.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.7)
14
(37.6)
7
(18.2)
9
(23.4)
8
(19.7)
5
(12.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)343.1412.9435.0351.1270.6271.8247.4239.5246.9227.7183.8173.2134.5

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City-data.com crime index in Apache Junction, AZ

Crime rate in Apache Junction detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 88 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Arizona average:

1.77
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Apache Junction, AZ City Guides:

Ancestries: German (15.1%), American (9.2%), English (7.6%), Irish (6.3%), Norwegian (2.5%), Italian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Incorporated in 1978

Elevation: 1722 feet

Land area: 34.2 square miles.

Population density: 1,184 people per square mile   (low).

Apache Junction, Arizona map

3,194 residents are foreign born (3.8% Latin America, 1.7% North America).

This city:

7.8%
Arizona:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,103 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $570 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Pinal, AZ (9.9 miles , pop. 59,965).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Mesa, AZ (11.5 miles , pop. 396,375).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (31.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Gold Camp, AZ (2.6 miles ),
North Pinal, AZ (3.1 miles ),
Mesa, AZ (3.4 miles ),
Queen Creek, AZ (3.6 miles ),
Gilbert, AZ (3.6 miles ),
San Tan Valley, AZ (3.9 miles ),
Salt River, AZ (4.0 miles ),
Queen Valley, AZ (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 33.41 N, Longitude: 111.55 W

Apache Junction nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): Home of the Superstition Mountains, Gateway to Legends, Lakes, Leisure, and Lost Treasure

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,564 (-13.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,833 (21.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Apache Junction, AZ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Apache Junction, AZ in 2017
Apache Junction satellite photo by USGS

Apache Junction tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.2%
Arizona:

4.6%
Population change in the 1990s: +13,425 (+73.0%).
Most common industries in Apache Junction, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.6%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.5%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.4%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Apache Junction, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Carpenters (3.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)

Average climate in Apache Junction, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Apache Junction, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 161. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

161
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.281. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.281
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 13.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.7
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.32. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.32
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 35.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 25.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.38. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.38
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Apache Junction-area historical earthquake activity is near Arizona state average. It is 394% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 291.4 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 240.2 miles away from Apache Junction center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 290.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 249.3 miles away from Apache Junction center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 240.5 miles away from Apache Junction center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 440.1 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pinal County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Fires: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Apache Junction topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Apache Junction:

  • APACHE JUNCTION HLTH CENTER (2012 WEST SOUTHERN AVE)
  • APACHE JUNCTION DIALYSIS (FMC) (11540 E UNIVERSITY DR STE 109)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Apache Junction:

  • MOUNTAIN VISTA MEDICAL CENTER, LP Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; MESA, AZ)
  • SPRINGDALE VILLAGE HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MESA, AZ)
  • SUN VALLEY HOME CARE II, LLC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; MESA, AZ)
  • RESTORA HOSPITAL OF MESA (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MESA, AZ)
  • EAST VALLEY DIALYSIS (FMC) (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; MESA, AZ)
  • BANNER HEART HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; MESA, AZ)
  • BANNER BAYWOOD MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; MESA, AZ)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Apache Junction:

  • Arizona State University-Polytechnic (about 11 miles; Mesa, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 3,311)
  • Chandler-Gilbert Community College (about 17 miles; Chandler, AZ; FT enrollment: 8,047)
  • Mesa Community College (about 19 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 14,726)
  • Scottsdale Community College (about 21 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 6,030)
  • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale (about 22 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,123)
  • Arizona State University-Skysong (about 22 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,445)
  • Arizona State University-Tempe (about 23 miles; Tempe, AZ; FT enrollment: 45,951)

Public schools in Apache Junction:

Private schools in Apache Junction:

  • MOUNTAIN BROOK MONTESSORI ACADEMY (Students: 112, Location: 1130 E BROPADWAY AVE, Grades: UG-KG)
  • BRIDGES EARLY CHILDHOOD ED (Students: 80, Location: 10257 E APACHE TRL, Grades: PK-KG)
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Library in Apache Junction:

  • APACHE JUNCTION PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,025,368; Location: 1177 N. IDAHO RD.; 85,732 books; 43,157 e-books; 5,834 audio materials; 15,150 video materials; 24 local licensed databases; 39 state licensed databases; 10 other licensed databases; 143 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Apache Junction: Larkspur Ranch (A), Superstition Substation (B), Apache Junction Wastewater Treatment Plant (C), Apache Junction Landfill (D), Apache Junction Municipal Court (E), Apache Junction Public Library (F), Apache Junction Fire District Station 263 (G), Apache Junction Fire District Station 261 (H), Apache Junction Police Department (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Apache-Meridian Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Apache Junction include: Gospel Tabernacle (A), Epiphany Lutheran Church (B), Desert Chapel United Methodist Church (C), Crossroads Southern Baptist Church (D), Cornerstone Wesleyan Church (E), Community Christian Church (F), Church of Christ (G), Calvary Chapel of East Mesa (H), Apache Junction Seventh Day Adventist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bulldog Wash (A), Weekes Wash (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Apache Junction include: Superstition Park West Number One (1), Superstition Park East Number Two (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Superstition Nature CNTR (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 4650 East Mammoth Mine Road) (1), Superstition Mountain Historical Society & Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 4087 North Apache Trail) (2), Goldfield Ghost Town & Mine Tours Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 4650 East Mammoth Mine Road) (3), Prospector's Palace (Amusement & Theme Parks; Goldfield Ghost Town) (4), Country Entertainer (Arcades & Amusements; 1290 North Gold Drive) (5), Apache Trail Tours Superstition MTN Adventures (Tours & Charters; 4650 East Mammoth Mine Road) (6), Adventures West Tours (Tours & Charters; 1652 South Cedar Drive) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Holiday Inn Express Apache Junction- Az (1101 W Apache Trl) (1), Apache Junction Motel (1680 West Apache Trail) (2), Apache Junction (251 East 29th Avenue) (3), Apache Junction Super 8 Motel (251 E 29th Ave) (4), Palm Springs Motel (950 South Royal Palm Road) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Pinal County Government - Sheriffs Ofc- Justice Court Precinct No 7 (575 North Idaho Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Pinal County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Apache Junction and their reported violations in the past:

APACHE JUNCTION CITY OF (Population served: 13,657, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-23-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-26-2012)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 50 regular monitoring violations
  • 6 other older monitoring violations
ADOC EYMAN UNIT (Address: 1034 E PIMA AVE , Population served: 5,100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-27-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-14-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2013)
  • 14 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 152 regular monitoring violations
  • 26 other older monitoring violations
PEAK VIEW RANCH (Population served: 282, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2014)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (3 times from DEC-23-2013 to FEB-13-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-19-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-19-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In NOV-19-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-12-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-20-2010)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
  • 6 other older monitoring violations
OAK CREEK UTILITY CORP (Address: 3880 S DE NIZA RD , Population served: 62, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2008)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
NORTHERN SECTION 4 COOP (Address: 4925 N CACTUS RD , Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-29-2006), St Compliance achieved (NOV-22-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-29-2006), St Compliance achieved (NOV-22-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 20 routine major monitoring violations
  • 63 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Arizona:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.2%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.8%
Whole state:

7.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Apache Junction in 2010:

  • 120 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 88 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 34 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 33 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults
168 people in homes for the physically handicapped in 2000
55 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Apache Junction (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: East Apache Trail Branch, Gold Canyon Branch, Apache Junction Branch, Apache Trail & Meridian Branch, Jasper Street & Kings Ranch Road Bra. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Gold Canyon Banking Center Branch at 5305 South Superstition Mountain Drive, branch established on 2007/04/23; Apache Junction Branch at 1148 West Apache Trail, branch established on 1976/05/03. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: West Apache Trail Safeway Branch at 3185 West Apache Trail, branch established on 2004/06/07. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Apache Junction Branch at 3160 West Apache Trail, branch established on 1963/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • SunBank, National Association: Apache Junction Branch at 2555 West Apache Trail, branch established on 2008/02/13. Info updated 2010/07/12: Bank assets: $31.4 mil, Deposits: $23.9 mil, headquarters in Phoenix, AZ, negative income in the last year, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Dickinson Financial Corporation Ii

For population 15 years and over in Apache Junction:

Marital status in Apache Junction, AZ
  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 17.5%

For population 25 years and over in Apache Junction:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Arizona average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Apache Junction
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Apache Junction, AZ (based on Pinal County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic39,26820
Evangelical Protestant20,514155
Other15,39445
Mainline Protestant5,86921
Black Protestant3693
Orthodox2001
None294,156-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 34
Pinal County:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Pinal County:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 60
This county:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 107
Here:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.0%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Pinal County:

28.1%
Arizona:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pinal County:

12.4%
Arizona:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.8%
Arizona:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Apache Junction:

46.9%
Arizona:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Apache Junction:

28.8
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.8%
Arizona:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Apache Junction:

11.6%
Arizona:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Apache Junction:

6.9
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.9%
Arizona:

33.3%

General health condition:
Here:

54.9%
State:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.4%
Arizona:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Apache Junction, AZ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 58$340,097$70,3650$0
Police - Other 28$94,156$40,3530$0
Parks and Recreation 28$103,970$44,55924$28,448
Streets and Highways 25$102,435$49,1690$0
Financial Administration 18$98,693$65,7950$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 15$80,128$64,1020$0
Judicial and Legal 15$56,832$45,4660$0
Other Government Administration 15$51,363$41,0900$0
Local Libraries 14$50,594$43,3669$6,757
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 216$978,268$54,34833$35,205

Apache Junction government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $10,917,000 ($269.30)
    Regular Highways: $7,729,000 ($190.66)
    Central Staff Services: $5,420,000 ($133.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,680,000 ($90.78)
    Libraries: $1,704,000 ($42.03)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,608,000 ($39.67)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $768,000 ($18.95)
    Financial Administration: $540,000 ($13.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $395,000 ($9.74)

Apache Junction government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $640,000 ($15.79)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $643,000 ($15.86)
    Interest Earnings: $244,000 ($6.02)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,987,000 ($98.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,700,000 ($239.28)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,386,000 ($305.54)

Apache Junction government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,526,000 ($259.66)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,299,000 ($204.72)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,227,000 ($54.94)

Apache Junction government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $79,000 ($1.95)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,594,000 ($532.69)

12.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,139 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.20%
Arizona average:

6.11%

0.42% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,260 average AGI)
Pinal County:

0.42%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Maricopa County, AZ  5.53% ($45,912 average AGI)
from Pima County, AZ  0.56% ($46,528)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.17% ($48,430)


9.22% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,381 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.22%
Arizona average:

5.15%

0.40% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,826 average AGI)
Pinal County:

0.40%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Maricopa County, AZ  4.76% ($45,480 average AGI)
to Pima County, AZ  0.49% ($46,716)
to Yavapai County, AZ  0.10% ($53,527)
Businesses in Apache Junction, AZ
NameCountNameCount
99 Cents Only Stores1McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1OfficeMax1
Arby's1Papa John's Pizza1
AutoZone1Penske1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Blockbuster1RadioShack1
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
CVS1Safeway1
Carl\s Jr.1Starbucks3
Circle K4Subway3
Cricket Wireless1T-Mobile2
Dairy Queen1U-Haul6
Domino's Pizza1UPS4
FedEx5Vans1
Ford1Village Inn1
H&R Block3Vons1
KFC1Waffle House1
Kroger1Walgreens3
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Apache Junction:

  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXAM (1310 AM; 5 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: EMBEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFYI (550 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KTAR (620 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KXEM (1010 AM; 15 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES OF PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KDUS (1060 AM; 5 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: TEMPE RADIO, INC.)
  • KASA (1540 AM; 10 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KASA RADIO HOGAR, INC.)
  • KAZG (1440 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Owner: CACTUS RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Apache Junction:

  • KLVK (89.1 FM; FOUNTAIN HILLS, AZ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K210CP (89.9 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K220HH (91.9 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KEDJ (103.9 FM; GILBERT, AZ; Owner: NPR PHOENIX, LLC)
  • K206BL (89.1 FM; DREAMLAND, AZ; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KVVA-FM (107.1 FM; APACHE JUNCTION, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KMRR (100.3 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KVJC (91.9 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KRXS-FM (97.3 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: LINDA C. POTYKA)
  • KCDX (103.1 FM; FLORENCE, AZ; Owner: DESERT WEST AIR RANCHERS CORPORATION)
  • KSLX-FM (100.7 FM; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Owner: CACTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KKLT (98.7 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KZON (101.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKFR (92.3 FM; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KESZ (99.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOOL-FM (94.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNIX-FM (102.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KUPD (97.9 FM; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: TEMPE RADIO, INC.)
  • KFLR-FM (90.3 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJZZ (91.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)

TV broadcast stations around Apache Junction:

  • KAET (Channel 8; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • K57HX (Channel 57; MESA, AZ; Owner: KAZT, L.L.C.)
  • KCOS-LP (Channel 28; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)
  • KPHE-LP (Channel 19; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • K42FD (Channel 42; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KDMA CHANNEL 25, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Apache Junction fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 43Number of bridges
  • 243ft / 73.9mTotal length
  • $11,000Total costs
  • 482,131Total average daily traffic
  • 31,595Total average daily truck traffic
  • 633,587Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Apache Junction, AZ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 41960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 271990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Apache Junction, AZ
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED214$100,878134$120,160342$164,5617$57,8031$8,023,21088$146,18861$115,457
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$104,85716$102,15359$163,2136$13,6130$011$107,03819$89,159
APPLICATIONS DENIED43$102,05240$140,001235$166,72333$53,0950$034$152,22060$82,918
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN20$103,16019$102,071122$162,20110$47,6520$023$113,99616$98,338
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$94,0756$127,27327$165,5100$00$03$162,3074$66,573

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0003.01 , 0003.03, 0003.04, 0003.05, 0003.06

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$122,3256$146,9203$100,2370$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$176,4243$165,4502$127,4453$125,067
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$93,5485$109,1162$156,3800$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$212,6130$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$72,0000$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0003.01 , 0003.03, 0003.04, 0003.05, 0003.06

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Apache Junction, AZ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Apache Junction, AZ - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 86. The highest number of fires - 238 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Apache Junction, AZ When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (49.3%), and Structure Fires (26.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Apache Junction, AZ
    • 67549.3%Outside Fires
    • 35926.2%Structure Fires
    • 26519.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 705.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Apache Junction, AZ
Most common first names in Apache Junction, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert34271.8 years
William31173.8 years
John30474.4 years
James25773.6 years
George21275.9 years
Charles18874.5 years
Mary17577.2 years
Donald15170.4 years
Richard12969.3 years
Dorothy11977.7 years
Most common last names in Apache Junction, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10772.3 years
Johnson8575.4 years
Miller7177.9 years
Anderson5674.4 years
Jones5374.5 years
Davis4876.4 years
Brown4373.7 years
Wilson4374.9 years
Williams3974.5 years
Nelson3776.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Apache Junction, AZ
  • 81.1%Electricity
  • 13.1%Utility gas
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Solar energy
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Apache Junction, AZ
  • 90.0%Electricity
  • 8.6%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used


Apache Junction compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

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  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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