Apache Junction, Arizona 

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Population

38,452

+13.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.6%

Median Income

$36,771

Median Home Price

$214,900

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Best Places to Live in Apache Junction, Arizona

Regional center / Capital city - South-central Arizona in a low desert valley. April, November and March are the most pleasant months in Apache Junction, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Apache Junction, AZ Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Pleasant winters
Entertainment
Air service
Cons
Intense summer heat
Growth and sprawl
Rapidly rising home prices

What Bert Has To Say About Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale Metro Area

Originally a resort city, Phoenix has grown phenomenally in the past 40 years into a full-scale urban center- largely made possible by the advent of air-conditioning. The Phoenix metropolitan area covers over 1,000 square miles. Downtown, which is fairly modest for a city its size, features a few skyscrapers, the capitol, government offices, and a few quality museums. Surrounding downtown are several large and fairly distinct city-suburbs, mostly built on a sprawling grid, in some cases separated by low hills. These include the large middle-class suburbs of Peoria, Mesa, Chandler, and Glendale; upscale Scottsdale; and the college area of Tempe which serves as home to Arizona State University. All areas are modern and generally lacking in historic interest, but keep in mind that Phoenix only had 100,000 residents in 1950.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Arizona
County: Pinal County
Metro Area: Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Apache Junction
Zip Codes: 85120 85119
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (no daylight savings time)
Elevation: 1107 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Apache Junction is 6.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Apache Junction jobs have increased by 3.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Apache Junction's cost of living is 3.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Apache Junction's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Pinal county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Apache Junction's population is 38,452 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 13.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Apache Junction is Real Estate: $214,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.3%.

SCHOOLS
Apache Junction public schools spend $6,875 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.8 students per teacher in Apache Junction. More Education



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Housing Market in Apache Junction

It's a good time to buy in Apache Junction. Home Appreciation is up 10.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Apache Junction is $214,900.

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aj - 8/16/2009
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