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Overview

Introduction to Casa Grande, Arizona

Casa Grande, Arizona, in Pinal county, is 29 miles S of Chandler, Arizona and 37 miles S of Mesa, Arizona. The city is included in the Phoenix - Mesa metropolitan area.

Casa Grande History

The mining boom in Arizona led to the establishment of Casa Grande in 1879. Thompson Rodney Peart was one of the founders of Casa Grande. Many areas and significant structures in the city are named after him, including Peart Park, the Peart Center and Peart Road. Casa Grande was named after the Hohokan Ruins that can be found at the Casa Grande Ruins National Monument. It was incorporated in 1915.

Casa Grande and nearby Attractions

  • Casa Grande Country Club
  • Casa Grande Railroad Station
  • Casa Grande Mountain Park
  • Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
  • Heritage Hall
  • Casa Grande Art Museum

Things To Do In Casa Grande

The Hohokam Indian Ruins are about 20 miles away and are a very popular destination for visitors. One can learn about the local history of the area at the Casa Grande Valley Historical Museum, where several historical items are on display. Casa Grande has several other historic structures which are noted for their architectural styles, like the historical railroad station.

Casa Grande Transportation

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport offers regular services.

Casa Grande Higher Education

Central Arizona College, Chandler/ Gilbert Community College and Mesa Community College are the nearby higher education institutions.

Demographics

People

Total Population51,571
Male Share of the Population48.7%
Female Share of the Population51.3%
Senior Citizens18.7%
Employed Population 16+18,850
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married47.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.1%
Median Earnings25+$31,146
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,885
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,763

Wealth

Median Family Income$53,246
% Above Poverty Level81.5%
% Below Poverty Level18.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.5%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone23.9%
Median Gross Rent$887
Median House Value$122,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)53%
German13%
Irish7.5%
English5.8%
Italian2.9%
Polish2.1%
Dutch1.8%
French Except Basque1.6%
Norwegian1.6%
Scottish1.3%
Swedish1.3%
Russian0.7%
Welsh0.5%
Canadian0.5%
Greek0.3%
Arab0.3%
Danishn0.3%
West Indian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Iraqi0.2%
Czech0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
British0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Basque0.1%
Austrian0.1%
African0.1%
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Casa Grande Almanac

CategoryValue
County Pinal County
Standard Zip Codes85130, 85193, 85194, 85122
Phone Area Codes480,520
Time ZoneAmerica/Phoenix
Approximate Latitude32.89
Approximate Longitude-111.75

Casa Grande Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCASA GRANDE
Distance2.3 miles
Jan Temp37 to 67 F
Apr Temp50 to 86 F
Jul Temp76 to 105 F
Oct Temp55 to 88 F
Annual Precip9.2 inches
StationSACATON
Distance14.2 miles
Jan Temp36 to 67 F
Apr Temp48 to 86 F
Jul Temp75 to 107 F
Oct Temp54 to 90 F
Annual Precip8.6 inches
StationCASA GRANDE NATL MONUMNT
Distance15.4 miles
Jan Temp34 to 67 F
Apr Temp48 to 86 F
Jul Temp74 to 107 F
Oct Temp53 to 90 F
Annual Precip9.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Coolidge12,073$41,358
Eloy17,128$34,588
Florence26,221$57,489

Casa Grande Public Libraries

Casa Grande Public Library
449 NORTH DRYLAKE STREET
Casa Grande, Arizona
(520) 421-8710

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Casa Grande Hospitals

Banner Casa Grande Medical Center
1800 East Florence Boulevard
(520) 381-6300

Casa Grande Public Schools

Cottonwood Elementary School
1667 N Kadota Ave
ZIP: 85122
Primary
Total Enrollment 476
Evergreen Elementary School
1000 N Amarillo
ZIP: 85122
Primary
Total Enrollment 454
Legacy Traditional School - Casa Grande
1274 E. Oneil Dr
ZIP: 85122
Primary
Total Enrollment 1025
Mission Heights Preparatory High School
1376 East Cottonwood Lane
ZIP: 85122
High
Total Enrollment 309
Ppep Tec - Alice S. Paul Learning Center
220 E. Florence Blvd.
ZIP: 85122
High
Total Enrollment 81
The Odyssey Preparatory Academy - Casa Grande
950 N. Peart Rd
ZIP: 85122
Primary
Total Enrollment 259
Mary C O'brien Elementary School
1400 N. Eleven-mile Corner Roa
ZIP: 85194
Primary
Total Enrollment 123
Cactus Middle School
1220 E. Kortsen Road
ZIP: 85222
Middle
Total Enrollment 919
Casa Grande Middle School
300 W Mc Murray Blvd
ZIP: 85222
Middle
Total Enrollment 606
Casa Grande Union High School
2730 North Trekell Road
ZIP: 85222
High
Total Enrollment 1731
Casa Verde High School
1362 N. Casa Grande Ave.
ZIP: 85222
High
Total Enrollment 106
Cavit - Casa Grande Union High School
1362 Casa Grande Ave.
ZIP: 85222
High
Total Enrollment 1
Cavit - Casa Verde High School
1362 N. Casa Grande Ave.
ZIP: 85222
Cavit - Vista Grande
1556 North Arizola Road
ZIP: 85222
High
Total Enrollment 1
Cholla Elementary School
1180 E Kortsen Rd
ZIP: 85222
Primary
Total Enrollment 418
Desert Willow Elementary School
2172 N. Arizola Rd.
ZIP: 85222
Primary
Total Enrollment 589
Desert Winds High School
1362 N. Casa Grande Ave.
ZIP: 85222
Early Childhood Learning Center
390 East Lakeside Parkway
ZIP: 85222
Primary
Total Enrollment 59
Ironwood School
1460 N. Pinal Avenue
ZIP: 85222
Primary
Total Enrollment 460
Mccartney Ranch Elementary School
2631 N. Brown Avenue
ZIP: 85222
Primary
Total Enrollment 714
Mesquite Elementary School
129 N Arizola Rd
ZIP: 85222
Primary
Total Enrollment 453
Palo Verde School
40 N. Roosevelt
ZIP: 85222
Primary
Total Enrollment 465
Pinnacle High School - Casa Grande
409 W. Mcmurray Blvd, Suite 1
ZIP: 85222
High
Total Enrollment 60
Saguaro Elementary School
1501 North Center Avenue
ZIP: 85222
Primary
Total Enrollment 516
Villago Middle School
574 E. Lakeside Parkway
ZIP: 85222
Middle
Total Enrollment 875
Vista Grande High School
1556 N. Arizola Road
ZIP: 85222
High
Total Enrollment 1907

Casa Grande Private Schools

Logos Academy
9745 N Trekell Rd
ZIP: 85122
Elementary
Total Enrollment 9
St Anthony Of Padua Catholic School
501 E 2nd St
ZIP: 85122
Elementary
Total Enrollment 182
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