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State of Arizona

Arizona, abbreviated "AZ", is in the Mountain region of the U.S. Its capital is Phoenix.

There were 5,130,632 people in Arizona as of the 2000 census.

The state ratified the US Constitution and officially became part of the country on February 14, 1912.

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Top Arizona College Towns

(The 20 cities and towns with the most colleges.)

Note: Student counts are with available data; actual counts may be higher.

Rank City or Town Colleges Students
1 Phoenix Colleges 13 33,467
2 Tucson Colleges 11 72,197
3 Tempe Colleges 7 72,715
4 Mesa Colleges 5 26,027
5 Glendale Colleges 3 21,097
6 Prescott Colleges 3 11,774
7 Chandler Colleges 3 10,718
8 Avondale Colleges 3 6,233
9 Flagstaff Colleges 2 25,011
10 Scottsdale Colleges 2 10,672
11 Yuma Colleges 1 6,953
12 Kingman Colleges 1 5,879
13 Thatcher Colleges 1 5,314
14 Coolidge Colleges 1 4,951
15 Holbrook Colleges 1 4,686
16 Douglas Colleges 1 4,133
17 Safford Colleges 1 53
18 Casa Grande Colleges 1 48

Arizona Cities and Towns

City or Town Pop. County
Apache Junction 31,814 Pinal
Avondale 35,883 Maricopa
Benson 4,711 Cochise
Bisbee 6,090 Cochise
Buckeye 6,537 Maricopa
Bullhead City 33,769 Mohave
Camp Verde 9,451 Yavapai
Carefree 2,927 Maricopa
Casa Grande 25,224 Pinal
Cave Creek 3,728 Maricopa
Chandler 176,581 Maricopa
Chino Valley 7,835 Yavapai
Clarkdale 3,422 Yavapai
Clifton 2,596 Greenlee
Colorado City 3,334 Mohave
Coolidge 7,786 Pinal
Cottonwood 9,179 Yavapai
Douglas 14,312 Cochise
Duncan 812 Greenlee
Eagar 4,033 Apache
El Mirage 7,609 Maricopa
Eloy 10,375 Pinal
Flagstaff 52,894 Coconino
Florence 17,054 Pinal
Fountain Hills 20,235 Maricopa
Fredonia 1,036 Coconino
Gila Bend 1,980 Maricopa
Gilbert 109,697 Maricopa
Glendale 218,812 Maricopa
Globe 7,486 Gila
Goodyear 18,911 Maricopa
Guadalupe 5,228 Maricopa
Hayden 892 Gila
Holbrook 4,917 Navajo
Huachuca City 1,751 Cochise
Jerome 329 Yavapai
Kearny 2,249 Pinal
Kingman 20,069 Mohave
Lake Havasu City 41,938 Mohave
Litchfield Park 3,810 Maricopa
Mammoth 1,762 Pinal
Marana 13,556 Pima
Mesa 396,375 Maricopa
Miami 1,936 Gila
Nogales 20,878 Santa Cruz
Oro Valley 29,700 Pima
Page 6,809 Coconino
Paradise Valley 13,664 Maricopa
Parker 3,140 La Paz
Patagonia 881 Santa Cruz
Payson 13,620 Gila
Peoria 108,364 Maricopa
Phoenix 1,321,045 Maricopa
Pima 1,989 Graham
Prescott 33,938 Yavapai
Prescott Valley 23,535 Yavapai
Quartzsite 3,354 La Paz
Queen Creek 4,316 Maricopa
Safford 9,232 Graham
Sahuarita 3,242 Pima
San Luis 15,322 Yuma
Scottsdale 202,705 Maricopa
Sedona 10,192 Yavapai
Show Low 7,695 Navajo
Sierra Vista 37,775 Cochise
Snowflake 4,460 Navajo
Somerton 7,266 Yuma
South Tucson 5,490 Pima
Springerville 1,972 Apache
St. Johns 3,269 Apache
Superior 3,254 Pinal
Surprise 30,848 Maricopa
Taylor 3,176 Navajo
Tempe 158,625 Maricopa
Thatcher 4,022 Graham
Tolleson 4,974 Maricopa
Tombstone 1,504 Cochise
Tucson 486,699 Pima
Tusayan 562 Coconino
Wellton 1,829 Yuma
Wickenburg 5,082 Maricopa
Willcox 3,733 Cochise
Williams 2,842 Coconino
Winkelman 443 Gila
Winslow 9,520 Navajo
Youngtown 3,010 Maricopa
Yuma 77,515 Yuma
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Arizona Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 5,130,632 100%
Male 2,561,057 49.9%
Female 2,569,575 50.1%
Under 18 1,366,947 26.6%
18+ 3,763,685 73.4%
65+ 667,839 13%
Median Age 34.2
Average Family Size 3.18
White 3,873,611 75.5%
African-American 158,873 3.1%
Asian 92,236 1.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 255,879 5%
Other 596,774 11.6%
Mixed Race 146,526 2.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1,295,617 25.3%
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Arizona National Parks

Canyon De Chelly (Monument/Memorial)
Canyon de Chelly National Monument
Chinle, Arizona 86503

Casa Grande Ruins (Monument/Memorial)
1100 Ruins Drive
Coolidge, Arizona 85228

Chiricahua (Monument/Memorial)
13063 E. Bonita Canyon RD
Willcox, Arizona 85643-9737

Coronado (Monument/Memorial)
4101 East Montezuma Canyon Road
Hereford, Arizona 85615

Fort Bowie (Historic Site)
3203 South Old Fort Bowie Road
Bowie, Arizona 85605

Glen Canyon (Recreation Area)
P.O. Box 1507
Page, Arizona 86040-1507

Grand Canyon (Park)
Grand Canyon National Park
Grand Canyon, Arizona 86023

Hohokam Pima (Monument/Memorial)
c/o Casa Grande Ruins National Monument.
Coolidge, Arizona 85228

Hubbell Trading Post (Historic Site)
Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site
Ganado, Arizona 86505-0150

Montezuma Castle (Monument/Memorial)
PO Box 219
Camp Verde, Arizona 86322

Navajo (Monument/Memorial)
Navajo National Monument
Tonalea, Arizona 86044-9704

Organ Pipe Cactus (Monument/Memorial)
10 Organ Pipe Drive
Ajo, Arizona 85321-9626

Petrified Forest (Park)
Petrified Forest National Park
Petrified Forest, Arizona 86028

Pipe Spring (Monument/Memorial)
HC 65 Box 5
Fredonia, Arizona 86022

Rainbow Bridge (Monument/Memorial)
PO Box 1507
Page, Arizona 86040-1507

Saguaro (Historic Site)
Saguaro National Park-Headquarters and Rincon Mountain District
Tucson, Arizona 85730-5601

Sunset Crater Volcano (Monument/Memorial)
Flagstaff Area National Monuments - SUCR
Flagstaff, Arizona 86004

Tonto (Monument/Memorial)
HC02 Box 4602
Roosevelt, Arizona 85545

Tumacácori (Historic Site)
Tumacácori National Historical Park
Tumacacori, Arizona 85640

Tuzigoot (Monument/Memorial)
Tuzigoot National Monument
Camp Verde, Arizona 86322

Walnut Canyon (Monument/Memorial)
Flagstaff Area National Monuments - WACA
Flagstaff, Arizona 86004

Wupatki (Monument/Memorial)
Flagstaff Area National Monuments - WUPA
Flagstaff, Arizona 86004

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