Casa Grande is a medium-sized city located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 51,460 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Casa Grande is the 18th largest community in Arizona. Casa Grande has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Casa Grande, where the median household income is $44,348.00.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Casa Grande is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Casa Grande is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Casa Grande who work in office and administrative support (13.90%), sales jobs (9.89%), and management occupations (7.67%).
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, Casa Grande is worth considering.
The percentage of adults in Casa Grande who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.39% of the adults in Casa Grande have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Casa Grande in 2010 was $21,907, 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 $87,628 for a family of four. However, Casa Grande contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Casa Grande is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Casa Grande home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Casa Grande residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Casa Grande also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 38.22% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Casa Grande include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Casa Grande is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.