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Goodyear is a city in Maricopa County, in the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale metro area.

The community was named after the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., which began cotton farming near here in 1916.

The latitude of Goodyear is 33.435N. The longitude is -112.357W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 968 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 31,968.


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Median household income
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$57,492
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Goodyear demographic reports
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Estrella Mountain Regional Park, White Tanks Regional Park

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18% of Goodyear residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Goodyear ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Goodyear was $22,506, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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23% of Goodyear residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Goodyear, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $702.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,195.


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Newspapers in Goodyear include West Valley View

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

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The average commute time for Goodyear workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Goodyear between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 4.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.

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Hotels in Goodyear include Best Western, Desert Flower Dr, Hampton Inn & Suites Goodyear, Holiday Inn Express, Ramada Inn Phoenix West, Residence Inn, Super 8, Wingate Inn.

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