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People

Total Population 6,806
Male Share of the Population 45.7%
Female Share of the Population 54.3%
Senior Citizens 11.9%
Employed Population 16+ 2,338
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 43.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.8%
Median Earnings25+ $24,798
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,681
Median Earnings With High School Degree $22,958

Wealth

Median Family Income $33,000
% Above Poverty Level 70.7%
% Below Poverty Level 29.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.4%
% Using Public Transportation 1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 24.7%
Median Gross Rent $829
Median House Value $113,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 85.5%
US/American 0%
English 0.9%
Irish 3.8%

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

Tolleson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles SW of Glendale, Arizona (center to center)
Nearest Large City 10 miles W of Phoenix, Arizona
County Maricopa
Metro Area Phoenix - Mesa
Standard Zip Codes 85353
Phone Area Codes 623
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city does not observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.45
Longitude -112.258

Tolleson 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 LITCHFIELD PARK
Distance 7.1 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 67 F
Apr Temp 51 to 86 F
Jul Temp 75 to 108 F
Oct Temp 55 to 90 F
Annual Precip 8.6 inches
Station LAVEEN 3 SSE
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 67 F
Apr Temp 52 to 87 F
Jul Temp 77 to 107 F
Oct Temp 57 to 89 F
Annual Precip 8.7 inches
Station BUCKEYE
Distance 19.3 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 68 F
Apr Temp 50 to 87 F
Jul Temp 74 to 108 F
Oct Temp 53 to 90 F
Annual Precip 7.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Avondale 78,872 $59,831
Glendale 234,844 $54,866
Goodyear 72,880 $76,088
Litchfield Park 5,253 $94,167
Peoria 163,664 $75,968
Youngtown 6,405 $52,066

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

Tolleson Public Libraries

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Tolleson Public Library
9555 WEST VAN BUREN
Tolleson, Arizona
(623) 936-7111

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Tolleson High Schools

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TOLLESON UNION HIGH SCHOOL
9419 WEST VAN BUREN
623-478-4200
A Title I School.
Serves 2,048 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.4

LA JOYA COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL
11650 W. WHYMAN AVENUE
623-478-4400
Serves 1,054 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.9

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