Apache Junction, Arizona Population 2020

43,703
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Apache Junction is a city located in Arizona. With a 2020 population of 43,703, it is the 25th largest city in Arizona and the 904th largest city in the United States. Apache Junction is currently growing at a rate of 2.30% annually and its population has increased by 21.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 35,840 in 2010. Spanning over 35 miles, Apache Junction has a population density of 1,246 people per square mile.

The average household income in Apache Junction is $52,019 with a poverty rate of 17.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $761 per month, and the median house value is $97,400. The median age in Apache Junction is 52.4 years, 50.6 years for males, and 53.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.5 males.

Apache Junction Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Apache Junction was:

  • White: 92.29%
  • Native American: 2.11%
  • Two or more races: 2.05%
  • Other race: 1.36%
  • Black or African American: 1.16%
  • Asian: 0.97%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of Apache Junction, Arizona is 43,703, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 41,739.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 35,840.

Apache Junction, Arizona Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White36,61492.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native8362.11%
Two or More Races8122.05%
Some Other Race5411.36%
Black or African American4601.16%
Asian3850.97%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander260.07%
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Apache Junction Population Pyramid 2020

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Apache Junction Median Age

52.4


Total

50.6


Male

53.5


Female

Apache Junction Adults

There are 32,766 adults, (12,640 of whom are seniors) in Apache Junction.

Apache Junction Age Dependency

97.1

Age Dependency Ratio

62.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Apache Junction Sex Ratio

Female

20,612

51.95%

Male

19,062

48.05%

Apache Junction Households and Families

Apache Junction Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Apache Junction Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.6%17.4%
All75.6%24.4%
Non Family72.3%27.7%
Female63.6%36.4%
Male63.1%36.9%

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,0562.3275.6
Married7,4352.8682.6
Non Family7,3061.2472.3
Female1,8764.0663.6
Male4393.5263.1

3.02

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Apache Junction Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3364.39%
9th to 12th Grade2,6848.82%
High School Graduate10,43734.31%
Some College8,44127.75%
Associates Degree2,7098.91%
Bachelors Degree3,31010.88%
Graduate Degree1,5004.93%
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Apache Junction Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White25,61922,7123,821
Hispanic3,3412,379562
Native American453358
Other Race37427454
Black358358153
Multiple Races35632398
Asian306285188
Islander2626

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 61.44%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,669$34,094$25,807
Less Than High School$14,581$15,278$12,936
High School Grad$24,597$31,118$21,368
Some College$33,014$36,340$30,904
Bachelors Degree$36,031$66,107$27,372
Graduate Degree$43,081$51,750$42,694

$29,669

Average Earnings

$34,094

Average Male

$25,807

Average Female

Apache Junction Language

Apache Junction Language by Age

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Apache Junction Language

86.17% of Apache Junction residents speak only English, while 13.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.74% of the population.

Apache Junction Poverty

Apache Junction Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White30,9804,73815.29%
Hispanic6,1851,39622.57%
Native82947557.30%
Multiple80023229.00%
Other54116129.76%
Black46011124.13%
Asian385235.97%

17.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.13%

Male Poverty Rate

16.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Apache Junction

The race most likely to be in poverty in Apache Junction is Native, with 57.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Apache Junction is Asian, with 5.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.76%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.98%
High School21.23%
Some College11.43%
Bachelors or Greater5.92%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed34.42%
Female Unemployed17.37%
Female Employed11.91%
Male Employed10.36%

Apache Junction Income

Apache Junction Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,115$52,019
Families$53,139$64,727
Married Families$57,564-
Non Families$25,314$33,282
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Apache Junction Marital Status

Apache Junction Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Apache Junction Married by Age and Sex

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Apache Junction Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Apache Junction Marital Status by Race

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Apache Junction Veterans

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4,564

Number of Veterans

4,284

Male Veterans

280

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,880
Korea686
First Gulf War635
Second Gulf War509
World War II144
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Age Group Veterans
75+1,618
65 to 741,500
35 to 54650
55 to 64626
18 to 34170
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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,48714.62%
Hispanic2155.23%
2 or More4612.30%
Black246.70%
Other71.61%

Apache Junction Veterans by Education

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11.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Apache Junction Employment Status

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44.8%

Labor Force Participation

40.6%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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29.85%

Born in Arizona

92.34%

Native Born

7.66%

Foreign Born

4.43%

Non Citizen

3.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.34% of Apache Junction residents were born in the United States, with 29.85% having been born in Arizona. 4.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202043,7039822.30%
201942,7219822.35%
201841,7399992.45%
201740,7409822.47%
201639,7581,1583.00%
201538,6009272.46%
201437,6738972.44%
201336,7765821.61%
201236,1944421.24%
201135,752-178-0.50%
201035,9304,1161.22%
200031,81413,7145.80%
199018,1008,1656.18%
19809,9357,53515.26%
19702,4000.00%