The Eloy population is made up of 16,954 people. This city's median household income is $31,033. There are also many different types of families in this city, ranging from single parents to families headed by single mothers. Eloy is also home to a high percentage of Hispanics, with the second largest racial group being White. The third most common racial group is Other.
The town of Eloy began as a railroad town in the late 1800s, and it was incorporated in 1949. Historically, it served as a regional trade center for agriculture. It has expanded its economy to include industrial businesses. Eloy is home to five major truck stops along I-10, as well as four prisons operated by CoreCivic. Other companies located in the city include Schuff Steel, Republic Plastics Arizona, and San Juan Pools.
Eloy is located in Pinal County, Arizona, and benefits from being half way between Phoenix and Tucson. In 2012, the city's population grew by 44%. Eloy is expected to grow even more as the city plans to build over 175,000 homes in master planned neighborhoods in the next decade. Among the community's unique features are its dual-track rail system. In addition, it is home to many local businesses.
The median age of people in Eloy, AZ was 35.8 in 2019. In contrast, the median age for foreign-born residents of Arizona was 38.9, which is lower than the national average of 93.4 percent, but higher than that of neighboring geographies. In addition, Eloy's foreign-born population is highly diverse, with approximately half of all residents being Mexican.