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Overview

Introduction to Coolidge, States

Coolidge, Arizona, in Pinal county, is 29 miles SE of Chandler, Arizona and 35 miles SE of Mesa, Arizona. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns that it shares the Phoenix-Mesa metropolitan area with.

Coolidge History

Coolidge received official incorporation in 1945. The community was named in honor of Calvin Coolidge, the thirtieth President of the United States. He dedicated the Coolidge Dam in the year 1930. The area is home to the Casa Grand Ruins National Monument, which received protected status from the United States Government in 1892. It was the first historic site to receive such a status. The community is also home to the Central Arizona College.

Coolidge and nearby Attractions

  • Arizona State Capitol Museum
  • Usery Mountain Recreation Area
  • Arizona Women's Hall of Fame
  • Lost Dutchman State Park
  • Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Catalina State Park

Things To Do In Coolidge

Local museums include the Mesa Historical Museum, the Pueblo Grande Museum and Cultural Park, the Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting and the Arizona State Capitol Museum. The Usery Mountain Recreation Area, the Catalina State Park and the Casa Grande Ruins National Monument are all accessible from Coolidge as well. Local golfers can enjoy a round at the Poston Butte Golf Club, the Dave White Municipal Golf Course, the Mission Royale Golf Club and The Links Golf Club at Queen Creek.

Coolidge Transportation

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is the nearest major international airport.

Coolidge Higher Education

Central Arizona College is the local college. Others nearby include Mesa Community College and Rio Salado Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population12,073
Male Share of the Population49.3%
Female Share of the Population50.7%
Senior Citizens11.9%
Employed Population 16+3,960
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married42%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11%
Median Earnings25+$28,662
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,472
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,417

Wealth

Median Family Income$41,358
% Above Poverty Level73%
% Below Poverty Level27%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home5.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone21.4%
Median Gross Rent$733
Median House Value$82,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)50.5%
German7.5%
Irish6.4%
English6.4%
Italian1.8%
Swedish1.7%
Scottish1.4%
Norwegian1.1%
Danishn0.6%
Swiss0.6%
Polish0.5%
Dutch0.4%
West Indian0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
Czech0.3%
French Except Basque0.3%
Canadian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Welsh0.1%
Russian0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
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Coolidge Almanac

CategoryValue
County Pinal County
Standard Zip Codes85128
Phone Area Codes520
Time ZoneAmerica/Phoenix
Approximate Latitude32.97
Approximate Longitude-111.49

Coolidge 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 NATL MONUMNT
Distance1.8 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
StationELOY 4 NE
Distance13.5 miles
Jan Temp36 to 68 F
Apr Temp49 to 87 F
Jul Temp74 to 106 F
Oct Temp55 to 89 F
Annual Precip10.6 inches
StationSACATON
Distance14.5 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Casa Grande51,571$53,246
Eloy17,128$34,588
Florence26,221$57,489
Queen Creek30,849$99,645

Coolidge Public Libraries

Coolidge Public Library
160 WEST CENTRAL AVENUE
Coolidge, Arizona
(520) 723-6030

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Coolidge Public Schools

Akimel O'otham Pee Posh (3-5)
3652 E. Blackwater School Road
ZIP: 85128
Primary
Total Enrollment 165
Akimel O'otham Pee Posh (k-2)
3652 E. Blackwater School Road
ZIP: 85128
Primary
Total Enrollment 15
Cavit - Central Arizona Valley Institute Of Technology
1789 W Coolidge Ave
ZIP: 85128
High
Total Enrollment 56
Coolidge Alternative Program
450 N. Arizona Blvd
ZIP: 85128
Other
Total Enrollment 115
Heartland Ranch Elementary School
1667 W. Caroline Street
ZIP: 85128
Primary
Total Enrollment 491
Hohokam Middle School
800 N. 9th Street
ZIP: 85128
Middle
Total Enrollment 281
West Elementary School
460 S. 7th St.
ZIP: 85128
Primary
Total Enrollment 605
Academy Of Excellence - Central Arizona
1530 S. Arizona Blvd
ZIP: 85228
Primary
Total Enrollment 24
Barely Bears
351 N. Arizona Blvd.
ZIP: 85228
Blackwater Community School
Route 1 Box 95
ZIP: 85228
(520) 215-5859
Primary
Cavit - Coolidge High School
450 W. Arizona Blvd.
ZIP: 85228
High
Total Enrollment 1
Coolidge High School
800 West Northern Avenue
ZIP: 85228
High
Total Enrollment 611
Imagine Coolidge Elementary
1290 W. Vah Ki Inn Road
ZIP: 85228
Primary
Total Enrollment 685
Imagine Prep Coolidge
1290b W. Vah Ki Inn Road
ZIP: 85228
Other
Total Enrollment 507
Mccray Elementary School
450 N. Arizona Blvd
ZIP: 85228
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