Morenci, Arizona

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Morenci is a census-designated place (CDP) in Greenlee County, Arizona, United States. The population was 1,879 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Safford Micropolitan Statistical Area. The biggest employer in Morenci (and in nearby Clifton) is Freeport-McMoRan, the owner of the Morenci Mine, the largest copper mining operation in North America, and one of the largest copper mines in the world. The town was a site of the Arizona Copper Mine Strike of 1983. The large open-pit mine is north of the town.



Morenci is located at 33°2′59″N 109°19′40″W / 33.04972°N 109.32778°W / 33.04972; -109.32778 (33.049804, -109.327856).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,879 people, 672 households, and 454 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,317.4 people per square mile (895.7/km²). There were 754 housing units at an average density of 929.9/sq mi (359.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 67.96% White, 0.48% Black or African American, 2.13% Native American, 0.53% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 24.91% from other races, and 3.94% from two or more races. 44.54% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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