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New River is in Maricopa County, in the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale metro area.

The latitude of New River is 33.915N. The longitude is -112.135W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,014 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 10,740.


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$62,307
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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23% of New River residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New River ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New River was $25,932, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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22% of New River residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in New River, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $800.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,389.


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Maricopa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New River political report.

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The average commute time for New River workers is 38 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in New River between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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