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Residential community; many local people work at nearby retirement communities
El Mirage is a city in Maricopa County, in the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale metro area.
Settled in 1937 by migrant farm workers
The latitude of El Mirage is 33.41N. The longitude is -111.751W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,145 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 18,261.
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8% of El Mirage residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the El Mirage ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in El Mirage was $10,342, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of El Mirage residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in El Mirage, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $367. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $817.
Libraries in El Mirage include El Mirage Branch Library ... View libraries
Maricopa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our El Mirage political report.
The average commute time for El Mirage workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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