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Casa Grande is a city in Pinal County, in the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale metro area.

The community was named for the nearby Hohokam Indian ruins

The latitude of Casa Grande is 32.879N. The longitude is -111.756W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,398 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 29,700.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$36,212
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Casa Grande demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 281. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 9.6 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Gourd Festival - Feb. 2-4, 2007
  • Pinal County Fair - March 28-April 1, 2007
Dates often change. Check Casa Grande web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Casa Grande Valley Historical Museum, Art Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Casa Grande demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pinal County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Phoenix area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 85222 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

12% of Casa Grande residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Casa Grande ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Casa Grande was $15,917, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

18% of Casa Grande residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Casa Grande, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $460.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $882.


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Libraries in Casa Grande include Casa Grande Public Library ... View libraries

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Pinal County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Casa Grande political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Casa Grande workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 9 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Casa Grande between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Casa Grande include Best Western Casa Grande, Comfort Inn Casa Grande, Days Inn of Casa Grande, Francisco Grande Hotel & Golf Resort, Holiday Inn Casa Grande, Super 8.

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