Casa Grande (Arizona)
Casa Grande (Casa Grande) is a city in Pinar County, Arizona.
|· Total||124.8 Square kilometers (48.2 square miles)|
|altitude||426 M (1,398) feet)|
|· Total||48,571 people|
|· density||390 person/square kilometer (1,000 person/square mile)|
According to the 2000 US Census, Casa Grande had 25,224 people, of whom 64.9% were white, 4.91% were indigenous Americans, 4.27% were black or African americans, 1.17% were Asian americans, 0.10% were Pacific Islanders, 21.09% were of other races, and 3.65% were of two or more races. 39.13% of the population is Hispanic or Latino. Casa Grande, a fast-growing city in Pinar County, is about the midpoint between Felix and Tucson, in Arizona, United States. According to the 2007 Census Bureau estimate, the city's population is 41,152. The city is named after the National Monument to the Casa Grande Site, which is actually located in Coolidge. CASA GRANDE means "big house" in Spanish.
Casagland was founded in 1879, when the Arizona mining boom was booming, until it was completed in 1915. It is named after the Hohokam site near the Casa Grande National Monument. A major railway, formerly known as Terminus, was terminated in the city. One of the city's founding fathers was Thompson Rodney Pat. Pat Road, Pat Park and Pat Center, all of which are famous landmarks in the city. The city was once a place of collective farming and was part of Roosevelt's New Deal. The city has the Francisco Grand Hotel & Golf Resort, formerly the San Francisco Giants' spring training site. Then the owner of the hotel, Horace Stoneham, began developing real estate in 1959. In 1961, when the first performance was held in the city, Willie Mays hit a 375-foot home run. The San Francisco Giants no longer play in Francisco Grande, but the baseball and ball still exist to commemorate the past.
Casa Grande is at 32°53'9" N and 111°44'38" W. According to the Bureau of Statistics, the city is 48.2 square miles (124.8 square kilometers), all on land.
Casa Grande is a dry desert climate. In January, the average maximum temperature was 65°F and the average minimum temperature was 38°F. In July, the average maximum temperature is 105°F and the minimum is 78°F. Annual rainfall is approximately 10 feet (250 mm).
According to the 2000 population statistics, the city has 25,224 people, 8,920 households and 6,547 families. The population density is 523.7 people per square mile (202.2 people per square kilometer). The average density of 11,041 homes was 229.2 miles per square mile (88.5 square kilometers). Of the 8,920 households, 37.1% had children under the age of 18, 52.3% were married couples, 15.1% were single women and 26.6% were single. 21.7% of households are single, and 8.9% are occupied by older persons over 65 years of age. The average number of households is 2.80 and the average number of households is 3.24. The ratio of men to women is 97.1:100, with a ratio of 91.5:100 in the proportion of people aged 18 or over.
The median income per household in the city is $36,212, and the median income per household is $40,827. Men's figure was $34,858 versus women's $23,533. Unit GDP income is $15,917. Approximately 12.4% of households and 16.0% of the population live below the poverty line, including 21.2% of children under 18 years of age and 12.3% of older persons over 65 years of age. The trend of the city's population growth by age: 1,500 in 1940; 1960: 8,300; 10,500 people in the 1970s; 15,000 people in the 1980s; 19,100 in the 1990s, 25,224 in 2000.
The city's economy is based in rural areas, producing cotton and running dairy farms. Over time, many Phoenix and Tucson urbanites owned houses in the city. Many residents either work in the northern Phoenix metropolitan area or commute daily to Tucson in the south. This trend has contributed to the development of the city's services sector. More and more commercial facilities such as restaurants, gas stations and retail stores are opening in the city to meet the needs of the growing population. A shopping center has opened in the south of the city, serving local customers and travelers driving on nearby interstate highways. A walking site (market) for goods was opened on November 16, 2007. Built by Westcor and Pederson, similar to the desert ridge market (an outdoor shopping center northeast of Phoenix). Promenade in Ka is an open-air shopping street built on 100 acres of desert and includes a nearby 1m square feet. An additional $11m was spent on the city's investment to rebuild the Blvd/I-10 highway overpass in Florence.
Red-Tail Books; Francisco Grand Hotel & Golf Resort; Round Trip Bike Shop; Christian Church, Grace Church, Southern Baptist Church in North Treker.
Radio Casa Grande - The sponsor of Qatar City News and Advertising, 1919. CG Times aka Central AZ Times - The News and Writers Forum in Ka City's Hometown.
The public library provides standardized services for residents to read books, but also includes special services, including a volunteer reading club for primary schools, a Internet connection and a program called "Talking Books". The main building of the library is 16,000 square feet (1,500 square meters), with 75,000 books and 38 networked public computers. The Vista Grande Public Library, a branch of the City Library System, was put into operation in the summer of 2009.
The Municipal Court of Kaka, the judicial branch of the Municipal Government, received 6,609 filings, conducted 2,486 subpoenas and held 156 civil, criminal and jury trials in fiscal year 2006-2007.
- American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. [2014-06-19]. (Original content archived in 2012-02-17).
|Related travel guide on Wikimedia guides: Casa Grande|
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- City of Casa Grande - Official site Page Archive Backup, available in the Internet Archive
- Casa Grande Valley Historical Society — Official site
- David Leighton, "Street Smarts: Miracle Mile went to 'Big House'," Arizona Daily Star, 2015-02-03