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Glendale

  •   State: 
    Arizona
      County: 
    Maricopa County
      City: 
    Glendale
      County FIPS: 
    04013
      Coordinates: 
    33°32′19″N 112°11′11″W
      Area total: 
    65.09 sq mi (168.59 km²)
      Area land: 
    64.68 sq mi (167.53 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.41 sq mi (1.06 km²)
      Elevation: 
    1,152 ft (351 m)
  •   Latitude: 
    33,532
      Longitude: 
    -112,1774
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ
      Timezone: 
    Mountain Standard Time (MST) UTC-7:00; Arizona does not observe daylight saving time.
      ZIP codes: 
    85301
    85302
    85303
    85304
    85305
    85306
    85307
    85308
    85309
    85310
    85311
    85312
    85318
      GMAP: 

    Glendale, Maricopa County, Arizona, United States

  •   Population: 
    248,325
      Population density: 
    3,839.17 residents per square mile of area (1,482.30/km²)
      Household income: 
    $52,645
      Households: 
    85,866
      Unemployment rate: 
    8.90%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    8.50%
      Income taxes: 
    4.79%

Glendale is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, located approximately 9 miles (14 km) northwest of Downtown Phoenix. As of the 2020 census, it had a population of 248,325. The New River and Agua Fria River flow southward through the western extremities of the city. The city has a total area of 65.1 square miles (169 km²), of which 0.4 sq miles (1.0 km²) is water. Glendale was named after William John Murphy, a native of New Hartford, New York, who was in charge of building the 40-mile-long (64 km) Arizona Canal in the late 1800s. In 1895, Murphy platted the original town site and amended the plat to include a town park and some business lots. The construction of a railroad from Prescott to Phoenix was made possible with an exchange of the right-of-way made by Murphy along Grand Avenue. In 1906, the Beet Sugar Factory in 1906 also contributed to the growth of Glendale. Though the operations of the factory only lasted until 1913, it played an important role in the increase of immigrant and migrant settlers in the city, as well as the construction of the Glendale City Hall in 1913. In 2010, there were 226,710 people, 79,114 households, and 54,721 families residing in theCity. The racial makeup of theCity was 75.54% White, 6% Black or African American, 1.7% Native American, 3.9% Asian, 0.2% Pacific Islander, 16.95% from other races, and 4.0% from two or more races.

History

Glendale is the primary city name, but also Luke AFB are acceptable city names or spellings. In the late 1800s the area that is now Glendale was all desert. William John Murphy, a native of New Hartford, New York, who resided in the town of Flagstaff in what was then the territory of Arizona, was in charge of building the 40-mile-long (64 km) Arizona Canal from Granite Reef to New River. In 1887, Murphy formed the Arizona Improvement Company. His objective was to sell the land and water rights south of the canal. Murphy decided to refer to this land as "Glendale" In 1895, Murphy platted the original town site and amended the plat to include a town park and some business lots. The construction and commercial applications of the Beet Sugar Factory in 1906 also contributed to the growth of Glendale. Though the operations of the factory only lasted until 1913, it played an important role in the increase of immigrant and migrant settlers in the city. The railroad allowed Glendale settlers to transport goods to the north and easily receive building materials. The town's ban on alcoholic beverages continued to attract settlers, attracted by the town's Ban on Alcoholic Beverages Act of 1891. It was bounded by Lamar Road on the south, 55th Ave on the east, Myrtle Avenue on the north, and 59th Avenue onThe west. The city was founded in 1887 by Murphy and the Arizona Canal Company, which would later become known as the Arizona  Improvement Company. It is located on the banks of the Yavapai River.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 65.1 square miles (169 km²), of which 0.4 sq miles (1.0 km²) is water. The New River and Agua Fria River flow southward through the western extremities of the city. The city is located on the Caribbean Sea, where it is part of the Baja California Peninsula. It is located in the coastal region of the Atlantic Ocean, between the states of New Mexico and California. It has an average elevation of 1.7 meters (5.2 feet) and a mean sea level of 2.2 meters (7.7 feet) per square mile (8.1 km²). The city has an estimated population of 1,816,000 (1,715,000 in 2010). It has a population density of 2,071,000 per square kilometer (2,078,000/sq mi) and an average area of 6.7 square kilometers (3,788,000 sq miles) per year. It was founded in 1805. It became a city in 1806. It had a population of 2 million in 1807. It suffered a population decline from 1807 to 1808. It experienced a population increase from 1808 to 1809. It reached its peak in 1809, when its population was 1,717, and a population growth rate of 3.2%.

Demographics

As of the census of 2010, there were 226,710 people, 79,114 households, and 54,721 families residing in the city. The racial makeup of the city was 75.54% White, 6% Black or African American, 1.7% Native American, 3.9% Asian, 0.2% Pacific Islander, 16.95% from other races, and 4.0% from two or more races. 35.5% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. The city's population was spread out, with 30.1% under the age of 18, 10.8% from 18 to 24, 31.9%) from 25 to 44, 19.9%" from 45 to 64, and 7.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females, there are 99.6 males. The average household size was 2.85 and the average family size was 3.33. the city's median income was $45,015, and the median income for a family was $51,162. The per capita income for the city is $19,124. About 15.3% of those under age 18 and 9.5%. of those age 65 or over are living below the poverty line, including 8.8%. of families and 11.9%. of the people aged 65 and over. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates the city has a population of 226,700.

Economy

The U.S. economy continues to grow at a strong rate. The economy is expected to grow by 0.7 percent this year. The U.N. stimulus package is expected in the second half of the year. It is the largest stimulus package in the history of the United States. The stimulus package was approved by Congress in 2009. The plan is to expand the size of the federal government and create jobs in the private sector. The goal is to create a jobs-creating economy with a more equal distribution of wealth. The aim is to increase the share of women in the economy and the middle class. It also aims to create jobs for women who want to work full-time. The top employers in the country are women, especially in the manufacturing and construction sectors. The unemployment rate is at a low 5.7 per cent, the lowest since the recession. The number of women working full time is at an all-time high. It's the highest since the late 1960s. The jobless rate is now at 4.1 per cent and the unemployment rate has fallen to 3.8 per cent. It has been in the low 5 per cent for the past five years. Top employers are the top employers, with more than 1,000 women in each of the top 10 jobs in each industry. The jobs market is growing at a rate of 0.9 per cent; it's the strongest since the 1980s and 1990s, according to a recent study by the Bureau of Labor.

Arts and culture

Glendale is noted for its retail sales of antiques. The Arrowhead Towne Center mall is located here. Glendale is home to the Glendale Chocolate Festival and Glendale Glitters. The town is also known for its jazz and blues festivals. It is located on the Arizona Turnpike, which runs through the town of Glendale. The city is also home to a number of tourist attractions, such as State Farm Stadium and Camelback Ranch. It also has a large number of historic sites, including the Arizona State Capitol and the Arizona Museum of History and Art, which is located in the town's downtown area. It was founded in 1881 and is one of the oldest cities in the state. It has a population of 1.2 million people, with a population growth rate of 0.7% to 0.8% between 2000 and 2010. The area has a high percentage of residents who live in households made up of more than 50% Hispanic or Latino or Latino, and a low percentage of non-Hispanic or Latino residents. The majority of the city's residents live in the Westgate Entertainment District, which includes Westgate Shopping Center, Westgate Mall, and Westgate Town Center, which was built in the 1960s and 1970s. It's located near the intersection of I-25 and I-40. The downtown area is known as the "Gateway to the West" and the "Westgate Shopping District" It is also the site of the Arizona National Register of Historic Places.

Sports

Glendale is the site of two major sports venues: State Farm Stadium and Gila River Arena. Both venues are part of the Glendale Sports and Entertainment District development plan, meant to spur growth in the sparsely inhabited Yucca district. The stadium has brought two Super Bowls, three college football national championship games, the NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four, WrestleMania XXVI and International Champions Cup soccer to Glendale. In 2009, the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Chicago White Sox began to share the new Camelback Ranch-Glendale spring training complex and stadium. The inaugural Street League Skateboarding event was held in the summer of 2010 in Glendale at the Gila river Arena. This street skateboarding competition returns to Gl Mesa annually. The city is home to the Arizona Cardinals and the now defunct Arizona Sting of the National Lacrosse League (NLL). It is also the home of the Arizona Coyotes of the NHL. The City of Glendale owns and operates the stadium and the arena, as well as the City of Phoenix and the Phoenix Coyotes of Major League Baseball. The Arizona Cardinals play in the National Football League (NFL) and the Arizona Sting played in the NLL. Glendale is also home to Arizona State University's annual Fiesta Bowl college football game. The Cardinals and bowl game moved from Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe to the new stadium in 2007. The arena was formerly known as Glendale Arena, then Jobing.com Arena, and Westgate City Center.

Education

There are a number of higher education campuses in Glendale. Arizona State Universitys Thunderbird School of Global Management was founded in Glendor at Thunderbird Field after World War II. Glendale Community College is just across the border in northwestern Phoenix. Midwestern University is a graduate college of medicine located in glendale.Grace Lutheran School is a Pre-K-8 Christian school of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) Glendale is home to several school districts, including the Glendale Union High School District and the Peoria Unified School District. It is also home to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School, a Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix school. The following school districts serve the city: Deer Valley, Dysart, Peoria, Washington, Tolleson, and Alhambra. The Glendale Elementary School District is based in the city and serves students in grades 1-8. The Phoenix Union High school District is headquartered in the town of Glendale and has a high school campus in the center of the city. It also has a middle school and elementary school in the north end of the town. The city is also the home of the Phoenix Children's Museum, which is located in the northwest part of the suburb of Phoenix. It was opened in the early 1900s and is one of the oldest museums in the United States. The museum is now a tourist attraction and hosts events such as the Arizona State Science Fair and the Arizona Museum of Science and Technology.

Infrastructure

Glendale Municipal Airport serves the city but it does not offer commercial air services. The closest commercial airport is Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, located about 30 minutes away by car. Glendale averaged 1.72 cars per household in 2016, compared to a national average of 1.8. In 2015, 8.4 percent of Glendale households lacked a car, and increased slightly to 9 percent in 2016. The national average was 8.7 percent in2016. The city of Glasto has a roughly average percentage of households without a car. The average number of cars in the city is 1.7. The state of Arizona has the highest car ownership rate in the country, with an average of 2.1 percent in 2015 and 2.2 percent in 2014. The U.S. has the lowest car ownership rates in the state, at 1.5 percent in 2013 and 1.6 percent in 2010. The Phoenix area has the nation's highest car penetration rate, at 2.8 percent in 2012 and 2014, and the lowest in 2011 and 2012. The National Highway System has the country's lowest vehicle ownership rate, with 1.3 percent in 2009 and 2012, and no car ownership in 2013 or 2014. In 2013, the national average for car ownership was 1.4. The number of vehicles in the United States was 2.3 million, down from 2.4 million in 2007. The nation's car ownership percentage is 2.0 percent in 2007, down one percent from the previous year.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Glendale, Maricopa County, Arizona = 13.8. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 65. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 10. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Glendale = 6.4 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 248,325 individuals with a median age of 32.4 age the population grows by 15.51% in Glendale, Maricopa County, Arizona population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 3,839.17 residents per square mile of area (1,482.30/km²). There are average 2.91 people per household in the 85,866 households with an average household income of $52,645 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 8.90% of the available work force and has dropped -4.50% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 22.10%. The number of physicians in Glendale per 100,000 population = 199.1.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Glendale = 8.4 inches and the annual snowfall = 0 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 31. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 294. 105 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 37.5 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 46, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Glendale, Maricopa County, Arizona which are owned by the occupant = 61.86%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 23 years with median home cost = $110,290 and home appreciation of -20.72%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $7.57 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $3,844 per student. There are 19.6 students for each teacher in the school, 692 students for each Librarian and 822 students for each Counselor. 7.42% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 13.90% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 7.09% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Glendale's population in Maricopa County, Arizona of 1,235 residents in 1900 has increased 201,07-fold to 248,325 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 49.86% female residents and 50.14% male residents live in Glendale, Maricopa County, Arizona.

    As of 2020 in Glendale, Maricopa County, Arizona are married and the remaining 42.29% are single population.

  • 30.7 minutes is the average time that residents in Glendale require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    75.66% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 16.16% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 1.75% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 2.64% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Glendale, Maricopa County, Arizona, 61.86% are owner-occupied homes, another 33.12% are rented apartments, and the remaining 5.02% are vacant.

  • The 38.82% of the population in Glendale, Maricopa County, Arizona who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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