Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Apache Junction, Arizona
Apache Junction, located in Arizona’s Pinal County, is a mid-sized city of about 37,000 residents. Situated south of the Apache Trail and Salt River, Apache Junction is about a 10 minute drive to Mesa and less than 30 minutes to Tempe and Scottsdale. Phoenix sits 30 miles west from downtown Apache Junction.
Places to Stay
Apache Junction is home to several quality hotels including national chains such as Hampton Inn & Suites, Country Inn & Suites and two Best Western hotels. Other accommodations include local inns such as the Superstition Inn & Suites, Topaz Inn & Suites and the Gold Canyon Golf Resort on Kings Ranch Road. The Apache Gold Casino Resort and Apache Lake Marina & Resort are two additional options.
15 miles from the heart of Apache Junction is the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. This local airport is home to Allegiant Air which flies to cities throughout the U.S. The airport offers hourly as well as overnight parking and has shuttle services as well. Public transportation from the airport includes bus service from Valley Metro plus taxi service as needed.
The Phoenix Sky International Airport is 30 miles from Apache Junction and offers flights from 17 different airlines that include American Air Lines, Delta Air, Southwest, Air Canada and British Airways.
Climate in Apache Junction, Arizona
Like most of Arizona, the city of Apache Junction enjoys mostly sunny days. Summers can be warm, with July and August temperatures reaching highs of 100+. However, average highs are in the 90s with the average summer lows in the mid-70s. December and January are the coolest months with average highs in the 50s and lows in the 40s. The city experiences precipitation rates below the U.S. average and rarely, if ever, sees snow. Humidity rates also are lower than the national average, giving this area a moderate climate that’s enjoyable.
Like many mid-size cities, Apache Junction has a variety of employment opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds. the city’s official website offers listings of open municipal department jobs and the local paper, the Apache Junction News, features a classified job section listing available employment opportunities offered by local businesses.