Pima County

Pima County, Arizona

130 W Congress St 10th Fl
Tucson, AZ 85701
Phone: (520) 740-8661
Fax: (520) 740-8171

On south-central border of AZ; original county; organized Dec 15, 1864 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the Pima Indian tribe, who inhabited the Gila and Salt River valleys of AZ Pima was the name given the tribe by the Spanish; it means 'no' or 'I don't know,' the response the Spanish received to their questions and mistook for the tribe's name.

Area (sq mi):: 9188.83 (land 9186.27; water 2.57) Population per square mile: 100.70
Population 2005: 924,786 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 9.60%; 1990-2000 26.50% Population 2000: 843,746 (White 61.50%; Black or African American 3.00%; Hispanic or Latino 29.30%; Asian 2.00%; Other 19.80%). Foreign born: 11.90%. Median age: 35.70
Income 2000: per capita $19,785; median household $36,758; Population below poverty level: 14.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,175-$25,906
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 23.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 2.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Tucson County seat (512,023)
  • Oro Valley (37,653)
  • Marana (23,099)

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