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About Goodyear

Goodyear at a Glance

Facts & Figures - Did You Know?

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Goodyear was founded in 1917 by Paul Litchfield of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

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Goodyear was incorporated as a city on November 19, 1946

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Goodyear was the fourth fastest growing suburban city under 100,000 population in the U.S. 2000-2006

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Goodyear grew at a 13.1% average annual growth rate between the 2000 and 2010 Census

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The 2010 Decennial Census County: 65,275 (April 1, 2010)

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Size:  191 square miles annexed (246.6 sq-mile planning area)

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Goodyear is approximately 6-8 miles wide and 37 miles long

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City extends from Camelback Rd. on the north to State Route 238 on the south

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Average median temperature:  72°F

Average annual rainfall:  7.5 inches

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Average number of sunny days:  320 annually

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Median age of residents:  33.6 (2007-2009 ACS)

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Median household income: $76,523 (2007-2009 ACS)

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Educational level of Goodyear heads of household:  85% are college-educated with 56% obtaining college degrees*

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Total 2010-2011 Budget:  $255 million

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Property tax rate for 2009-2010 - $1.60 per hundred dollars of assessed value

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City sales tax rate:  2.5% (1.2% on single purchase over $5,000); 4% in hotels and restaurants

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90-98% of residents surveyed feel Goodyear is a safe place*

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90% of residents surveyed feel that Goodyear is an excellent place to live*

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92% of residents surveyed are satisfied with services Goodyear provides*

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85% of residents surveyed were treated courteously when they contacted the City*

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74% of residents make use of the City's website*

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83% of residents surveyed feel Goodyear's website is easy to use*

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71% of residents read the Goodyear INFOCUS newsletter*

*Per January 2010 Citizen Satisfaction Survey

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Updated: 4/4/2011


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City of Goodyear • 190 N. Litchfield Road • Goodyear AZ 85338 • Phone 623-932-3910 • Toll-Free 1-800-872-1749
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