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Nogales is a city in Santa Cruz County.

It is the county seat.

The community name derives from Spanish for "walnut grove"

The latitude of Nogales is 31.340N. The longitude is -110.933W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,832 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 20,980.


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Median household income
Local
$22,306
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Nogales demographic reports
Nogales is on the Mexico border
Former and merged names include:
· Isaactown
· Isaacson
· Line City
Site of the first rail line between Mexico and the US

Long a smuggling point for drugs and illegal immigrants

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 63. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.9 per 1,000 people.
Ranked top home town in the state, February 2001 in the ePodunk Home Towns Index
Well-known residents have included:
· Charles Mingus, jazz musician and composer
Nearby parks & recreation: Patagonia Lake State Park
Historic sites and museums: Tumacacori National Monument, Tubac Presidio, Old Tubac Schoolhouse, Patagonia Railroad Depot, Pimeria Alta Historical Society Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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1% of Nogales residents report German ancestry, and 1% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Nogales ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Nogales was $10,178, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Nogales residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Nogales, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $358.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $832.


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Libraries in Nogales include Sonoita Community Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Nogales include Nogales International

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Santa Cruz County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Nogales political report.

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The average commute time for Nogales workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Nogales between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Nogales include Americana Motor Hotel, Best Western Siesta Motel, Holiday Inn, Motel 6 Nogales, Super 8.

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