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Wickenburg is a town in Maricopa County, in the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale metro area.

The community was named for Henry Wickenburg, discoverer of the Vulture gold mine

The latitude of Wickenburg is 33.968N. The longitude is -112.728W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,057 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,345.


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Median household income
Local
$31,716
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Wickenburg demographic reports
Wickenburg is in the foothills of the Bradshaw Mountains
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 13. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.4 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Gold Rush Days - Feb. 8-11, 2007
Dates often change. Check Wickenburg web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Hassayampa River Preserve
Historic sites and museums: Desert Caballeros Western Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

18% of Wickenburg residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wickenburg ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wickenburg was $19,772, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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20% of Wickenburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Wickenburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $433.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $906.


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Libraries in Wickenburg include Wickenburg Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Wickenburg include Wickenburg Sun

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

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The average commute time for Wickenburg workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Wickenburg include Americinn Wickenburg, Best Western Rancho Grande, Rancho de los Caballeros, Super 8.

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