Apache Junction, Pinal County, Arizona

Apache Junction: City in Pinal and Maricopa counties in Arizona, United States


Apache Junction is a city located in the county of Pinal in the U.S. state of Arizona. Its population at the 2010 census was 35,840. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 43,386 inhabitants.

The city was created 44 years ago in 1977.

Quick Facts about Apache Junction

Population : 43,386 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arizona (United States)
County : Pinal County
Twitter username : AJCityAZ
Postal code : 85178, 85278, 85117–85120, 85217–85220
Phone Area Codes : 480
Water as percent of area : 0.03%
Land as percent of area : 99.97%
Altitude : 1,722 feet / 525 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1978 (44 years ago)
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 07:36:21 (27th June 2022)
Population growth : 17.39% (2010-2020)
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Location of Apache Junction on Arizona map.
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Apache Junction is located at 33°24'54"N 111°32'58"W (33.4150500, -111.5495800).

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The population of Apache Junction increased by 17.39% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1999 32,297 - census
2010 35,840 9.89% census
2011 35,723 -0.33% estimation process
2012 36,156 1.2% estimation process
2013 36,732 1.57% estimation process
2014 37,610 2.33% estimation process
2015 38,523 2.37% estimation process
2016 39,661 2.87% estimation process
2017 40,618 2.36% estimation process
2018 41,536 2.21% estimation process
2019 42,571 2.43% estimation process
2020 43,386 1.88% estimation process

Apache Junction zip code is 85119. County name: Pinal, County fips: 04021

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Schools in Apache Junction

College & universities near Apache Junction, AZ

Code Name City ZIP
456038 Pima Medical Institute-East Valley Mesa (AZ) 85209

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Apache Junction, AZ

Code Name Address Type
PHA Phoenix (Airport), Arizona 3400 East Sky Harbor Blvd. BUS
PHG Phoenix (Greyhound), Arizona 2115 East Buckeye Road BUS
PXN Phoenix (Metro Center Transit Station), Arizona 9617 North Metro Parkway West BUS
MRC Maricopa 19427 N. John Wayne Parkway RAIL

Post offices near Apache Junction

Post Office Name City ZIP
Apache Junction Post Office Apache Junction (AZ) 85120

Other cities in Pinal County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Pinal County , AZ.

City Name Population Title
Casa Grande 61,183 City in Pinal County, Arizona, United States
Maricopa 54,539 City in the Gila River Valley in the State of Arizona, United States
Florence 28,049 Town in and county seat of Pinal County, Arizona, United States
Eloy 17,279 City in Pinal County, Arizona, United States
Coolidge 13,769 City in Arizona, United States
Arizona City 10,475 Census designated place
Gold Camp 10,159 City in Pinal County, Arizona, United States of America
Oracle 3,686 Census-designated place in Pinal County, Arizona, United States
Superior 3,232 Town in Pinal County, Arizona, United States
Sacaton 2,672 Census-designated place in Pinal County, Arizona
Kearny 2,206 Town in Pinal County, Arizona, United States
Mammoth 1,717 Town
Dudleyville 959 Census-designated place in Pinal County, Arizona, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Apache Junction distances to largest Arizona cities