Apache Junction, AZ


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Apache Junction is a medium-sized city located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 38,074 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Apache Junction is the 26th largest community in Arizona.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Apache Junction is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Apache Junction is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Apache Junction who work in office and administrative support (15.13%), sales jobs (14.84%), and management occupations (8.08%).

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Apache Junction has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Apache Junction a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

The percentage of adults in Apache Junction with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.10% of adults in Apache Junction have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Apache Junction in 2010 was $20,446, which is middle income relative to Arizona, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $81,784 for a family of four.

Apache Junction is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Apache Junction home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Apache Junction residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Apache Junction also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.64% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Apache Junction include Irish, English, Italian, and Swedish.

The most common language spoken in Apache Junction is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.