Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Grand Canyon Village, Arizona
settlement_type = CDP


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map_caption = Location in Coconino County and the state of Arizona


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_name1 = Arizona
subdivision_name2 = Coconino
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area_total_km2 = 34.7
area_total_sq_mi = 13.4
area_land_km2 = 34.8
area_land_sq_mi = 13.4
area_water_km2 = 0.0
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elevation_ft = 6860
elevation_m = 2092
population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 1460
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population_density_km2 = 41.9
population_density_sq_mi = 108.6
timezone = MST
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latd = 36 |latm = 3 |lats = 12 |latNS = N
longd = 112 |longm = 8 |longs = 22 |longEW = W
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Grand Canyon Village is a census-designated place (CDP) located on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, in Coconino County, Arizona, United States. The population was 1,460 at the 2000 census. Located in Grand Canyon National Park, it is wholly focused on accommodating tourists visiting the canyon. Its origins trace back to the railroad built to the canyon by Santa Fe in 1901. Many of the structures in use today date from that period. The village contains numerous landmark buildings and is itself a National Historic Landmark District, designated for its outstanding implementation of town design. For more on the architecture and landmark status of the village, see Grand Canyon Village Historic District.

Geography

Grand Canyon Village is located at coor dms|36|3|12|N|112|8|22|W|city (36.053284, -112.139551)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 13.4 square miles (34.8 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 1,460 people, 651 households, and 345 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 108.6 people per square mile (41.9/km²). There were 791 housing units at an average density of 58.8/sq mi (22.7/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 73.70% White, 1.58% Black or African American, 18.84% Native American, 0.89% Asian, 0.27% Pacific Islander, 1.85% from other races, and 2.88% from two or more races. 10.21% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 651 households out of which 24.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.1% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 46.9% were non-families. 31.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 0.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 20.5% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 41.2% from 25 to 44, 27.7% from 45 to 64, and 2.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 114.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.1 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $42,083, and the median income for a family was $53,676. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $23,565 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $19,923. About 1.7% of families and 4.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.9% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Education

The area is served by the Grand Canyon Unified School District.

References

External links


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