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Eloy, Arizona

Eloy is a city in Pinal County, Arizona, United States. According to 2005 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 10,855.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 71.7 square miles (185.6 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 10,375 people, 2,492 households, and 1,988 families residing in "E-Town". The population density was 144.8 people per square mile (55.9/km²). There were 2,734 housing units at an average density of 38.1/sq mi (14.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 52.70% White, 5.32% Black or African American, 4.48% Native American, 1.20% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 31.48% from other races, and 4.71% from two or more races. 74.38% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,492 households out of which 50.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.4% were married couples living together, 21.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.2% were non-families. 15.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.57 and the average family size was 3.94.

In the city the population was spread out with 33.7% under the age of 18, 12.0% from 18 to 24, 32.5% from 25 to 44, 15.4% from 45 to 64, and 6.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 137.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 154.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,518, and the median income for a family was $28,494. Males had a median income of $25,295 versus $21,088 for females. The per capita income for the city was $9,194. About 27.9% of families and 31.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.6% of those under age 18 and 24.6% of those age 65 or over.

The largest employer is Corrections Corp. of America and those CCA prisoners are included in the census.

It is also home to the World Largest Skydive Dropzone, Skydive Arizona.

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