Laveen is an urban village located within the city of Phoenix, eight miles (20km) southwest of downtown Phoenix in Maricopa County, Arizona. The area covered by the city is 48 sq. mile (124.3 km2). It is situated 1033 ft (315 m) above sea level. The city comprises of 93644 inhabitants. Male proportion in the population is 48.9 percent and that of female is 51.1 percent. Population density is 743 / sq. mile. The median resident age is 28.1 years. 65.70 percent population is Caucasian, 16.67 percent is African American, 5.39 percent is Asian, 1.02 percent is American Indian, and 0.25 percent are native Hawaiian and 10.5 percent belongs to different races.38 percent of the population comprises of youth. 60 percent English, 26 percent Spanish, 5 percent Asian and 4 percent other languages are spoken by the people in the area. The average household size is 3.43 and the average family size is 3.47.
The education system of the area is of average scale. There are more than 10 schools serving in the city. 53.4 percent residents completed high school education, 26.2 percent passed college exam, 18 percent completed their Bachelors degree, 10 percent attained Masters Degree and 2.7 percent passed Professional degree exam. Prominent educational institutions of the village are country Garden Charter School, Betty Fairfax High School, Cesar Chavez High School, Cheatham Elementary School and Laveen Elementary School.
The per Capita income in the city is $22869 that is 30 percent lower than the national Income per Capita. The median household income is $72289 and the median income occupied by owner is $75004. Male median earning is $40269 while that of female $29825. 23 percent of the employers work in health care and education industry, 9 percent are working in the retail service industry, 10 percent in the professional jobs, 9 percent in the manufacturing sector and 9 percent in the transportation industry. 80 percent of the employers use their private vehicles. Unemployment rate in Laveen is 5.4 percent in the area that is lower than the national average. Poverty level is same s the national level. 79 percent of the residents are living in their own houses while 21 percent of the houses are occupied by the renters. The cost of living in the city is quite high than the national average.
Climate in the area is arid. Hot in summers and mild cold in the winter season. Rainfall started in the monsoon season with thunderstorms. The urban village has almost 20 sq. mile agricultural land. Cotton of good quality is produced here. There are several events arranged in the village for the purpose of gathering. Some notable events are Annual Barbecue, New Year event etc. the area has 7 Churches and an Islamic Mosque that is under construction.
The Business services department provides 100 percent compliance to the students of the area so that they completed their education without any financial hurdle. Laveen has necessary technology that is used not only in the offices but also in health services and educational services.