Apache Junction, AZ


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Apache Junction is a medium-sized city located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 39,954 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Apache Junction is the 26th largest community in Arizona.

Unlike some cities, Apache Junction isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Apache Junction are a mix 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 (15.66%), sales jobs (12.62%), and maintenance occupations (6.46%).

Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Apache Junction is worth considering.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Apache Junction rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.59% of adults 25 and older in Apache Junction have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Apache Junction in 2010 was $22,492, which is upper middle income relative to Arizona, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $89,968 for a family of four. However, Apache Junction contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 14.18% 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 Laotian.