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Overview

Introduction to Eloy, Arizona

Eloy, Arizona, in Pinal county, is 41 miles SE of Chandler, Arizona and 48 miles S of Mesa, Arizona. The city is in the Phoenix - Mesa metropolitan area.

Eloy History

Eloy was actually the name of the switch that the Southern Pacific Railroad built about 6 miles away from the town of Picacho in 1902. There was no further development in the area until 1918, when W.L. Bernard, John Alsdorf and J.E. Meyer purchased land east of Eloy. They named the area Cotton City. An application for a post office at Cotton City was submitted in 1919, but the name was rejected and replaced by Eloy.

Eloy and nearby Attractions

  • Picacho Peak State Park
  • Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
  • Picacho Reservoir
  • Ocotillo Raceway
  • Tumble Weed Park
  • Grande Valley Golf Course

Things To Do In Eloy

The Casa Grande is the largest and tallest existing Hohokam structure. It was constructed in 1350 by the Hohokam Indians and covers about 427 acres of land. The Picacho Reservoir is popular for bird watching and fishing.

Eloy Transportation

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is the nearest major airport.

Eloy Higher Education

Central Arizona College, Chandler/ Gilbert Community College and Mesa Community College offer facilities for higher studies.

People

Total Population 16,954
Male Share of the Population 70%
Female Share of the Population 30%
Senior Citizens 9.9%
Employed Population 16+ 2,912
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 30%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $36,571
% Above Poverty Level 63.8%
% Below Poverty Level 36.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 8.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.7%
Median Gross Rent $583
Median House Value $74,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 75.2%
US/American 0%
English 3.2%
Irish 4.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Eloy Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 41 miles SE of Chandler, Arizona (center to center)
Nearest Large City 48 miles S of Mesa, Arizona
County Pinal
Metro Area Phoenix - Mesa
Standard Zip Codes 85231
Phone Area Codes 520
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city does not observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.755
Longitude -111.554

Eloy Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ELOY 4 NE
Distance 2.9 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 68 F
Apr Temp 49 to 87 F
Jul Temp 74 to 106 F
Oct Temp 55 to 89 F
Annual Precip 10.6 inches
Station PICACHO 8 SE
Distance 11.6 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 66 F
Apr Temp 53 to 85 F
Jul Temp 77 to 105 F
Oct Temp 59 to 88 F
Annual Precip 10 inches
Station SACATON
Distance 24.9 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 67 F
Apr Temp 48 to 86 F
Jul Temp 75 to 107 F
Oct Temp 54 to 90 F
Annual Precip 8.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Eloy, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Toltec (85231)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Casa Grande 49,796 $51,484
Coolidge 11,973 $45,417
Florence 30,770 $52,180

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Eloy High Schools

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SANTA CRUZ VALLEY UNION HIGH SCHOOL
900 N MAIN ST
520-466-2200
A Title I School.
Serves 516 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.6

SANTA CRUZ VALLEY UNION HIGH SCHOOL
900 W. MAIN ST.
520-466-2220
A Vocational School
Serves 403 students.

VILLA OASIS INTERSCHOLASTIC CENTER FOR EDUCATION (
3740 N TOLTEC RD
520-466-9461
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 68 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.5

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