Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

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Grand Canyon Village is a census-designated place (CDP) located on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, in Coconino County, Arizona. Its population was 1,460 at the 2000 Census. Located in Grand Canyon National Park, it is wholly focused on accommodating tourists visiting the canyon. Its origins trace back to the railroad completed from Williams, Arizona, to the canyon's South Rim by the Santa Fe Railroad in 1901. Many of the structures in use today date from that period. The village contains numerous landmark buildings and is itself a National Historic Landmark District, designated for its outstanding implementation of town design.

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Geography

Grand Canyon Village is located at 36°3′12″N 112°8′22″W / 36.05333°N 112.13944°W / 36.05333; -112.13944 (36.053284, -112.139551).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 13.4 square miles (34.8 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,460 people, 651 households, and 345 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 108.6 people per square mile (41.9/km²). There were 791 housing units at an average density of 58.8/sq mi (22.7/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 73.70% White, 1.58% Black or African American, 18.84% Native American, 0.89% Asian, 0.27% Pacific Islander, 1.85% from other races, and 2.88% from two or more races. 10.21% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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