Pinal County

Pinal County, Arizona

31 N Pinal St
Florence, AZ 85232
Phone: (520) 866-6000
Fax: (520) 866-6512
www.co.pinal.az.us

In south-central AZ, southeast of Phoenix; organized Feb 1, 1875 (prior to statehood) from Pima County. Name Origin: Probably for the Pinal tribe of the Apaches, or for an Apache chief. Name means 'deer' in Apache; in Spanish it means 'pine' or possibly 'the Apaches who live in the pines.' Pine groves and deer can be found on nearby mountains

Area (sq mi):: 5374.09 (land 5369.59; water 4.50) Population per square mile: 42.70
Population 2005: 229,549 State rank: 3 Population change: 2000-20005 27.70%; 1990-2000 54.40% Population 2000: 179,727 (White 58.80%; Black or African American 2.80%; Hispanic or Latino 29.90%; Asian 0.60%; Other 26.30%). Foreign born: 9.00%. Median age: 37.10
Income 2000: per capita $16,025; median household $35,856; Population below poverty level: 16.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,651-$20,153
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 27.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Apache Junction (33,457)
  • Casa Grande (31,192)
  • Florence County seat (17,198)
  • Eloy (10,695)

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    Governor Doug Ducey announced Pinal County School Superintendent Jill Broussard as the newest member of the Arizona State Board of Education (SBE).
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