Goodyear at a Glance

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Located in Metro Phoenix, the country’s #2 workforce market, Goodyear is one of the fastest growing cities in the United States. Our location, abundant land and low cost environment combine to create strategic opportunities for business.

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Founded: 1917
Incorporated: 1946 
City: 1985 
Size: 191 Square Miles (22 x 7 miles)

Population: 78,189

Workforce Population: 645,912 (20 min drive time)

Households: 26,067
Households With Children: 35.4%
Average Household Size: 2.7
Median Household Income: $69,078
Owner-Occupied Median Home Value: $205,539
Total Housing Units: 28,888
Median Age: 36.7
College-Educated Workforce: 66.7%
Total Annual Consumer Expenditure: $1.6B                   

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Top 15 Employers:

Rank    Employer    Industry    Employees   
 1           Abrazo West Campus     Health Services    1,009  
 2   Macy's - Bloomingdale's    Internet Fulfillment                      1,008  
 3   Amazon.com    Internet Fulfillment     975  
 4   Cancer Treatment Centers of America                              Health Services                        768  
 5   Sub-Zero, Inc.    Manufacturing     472  
 6   McLane Sunwest    Distribution     345  
 7   Cavco Industries     Manufacturing     325  
 8   Snyder's of Hanover     Food Manufacturing     215  
 9   REI   Distribution    195  
 10   CornellCookson   Manufacturing    175  
 11   Palm Valley Rehabilitation & Care Center      Health Services    174  
 12   Dick's Sporting Goods     Distribution     170  
 13   AZZ Galvanizing     Manufacturing     156  
 14   Schoeller Allibert   Manufacturing     130  
 15   Inventure Foods/Poore Brothers              Food Manufacturing    125  

 

Housing

  • Number of housing permits (2015): 1,039
  • Number of parcels: 37,697 (does not include state lands within city boundaries).

Amenities & Parks

  • Goodyear Ballpark: Located on a 4-acre parcel, the stadium includes 8,000 stadium seats, 1,500 berm seats, six suites, and a 500-seat party deck area, for a total seating capacity of 10,311.
  • Number of city parks: 18
  • Trails: Approximately 47 miles of multi-use paved trails and equestrian multi-use unpaved trails

Schools

  • Elementary School Districts: Avondale, Liberty, Litchfield, and Mobile
  • High School Districts: Auga Fria Union High and Buckeye Union High
  • Number of public elementary/middle schools: 12
  • Number of public high schools: 3
  • Franklin Pierce University: In June 2009, Franklin Pierce began their Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program in Goodyear. Franklin Pierce's Goodyear center also offers a series of online undergraduate and graduate programs. Goodyear enrollment: 50-80 (varies on class enrollments)
  • Timing of the 303 completion:
    The Loop 303 and I-10 interchange is now open. In the future, Goodyear residents can look ahead to a five-mile segment of Loop 303 through one of the city’s emerging jobs corridors south of I-10. The Maricopa Association of Governments Council voted to include the I-10 to MC 85 stretch in the Regional Transportation Plan, with Phase II construction expected to begin in 2017.

Airport

  • Length of runway: 8,500 feet
  • Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul: AeroTurbine
  • Fixed Base Operator: Lux Air
  • Annual number of flights (2015): Approximately 111,000

  

Contact us today at gyecdev@goodyearaz.gov to learn more!  

 

Sources:

Sites USA - 2015 estimates

 

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