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People

Total Population 6,707
Male Share of the Population 43%
Female Share of the Population 57%
Senior Citizens 10.4%
Employed Population 16+ 2,233
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 41%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.3%
Median Earnings25+ $23,695
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,894
Median Earnings With High School Degree $22,379

Wealth

Median Family Income $40,561
% Above Poverty Level 71.3%
% Below Poverty Level 28.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 34 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 3.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.7%
Median Gross Rent $832
Median House Value $99,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 81.7%
US/American 0%
English 1.3%
Irish 3.5%

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 77,912 $60,838
Glendale 231,978 $54,952
Goodyear 70,148 $75,654
Litchfield Park 5,122 $93,438
Peoria 160,231 $73,923
Youngtown 6,299 $51,500

Tolleson Public Libraries

Library
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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