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Aguila, Arizona
The Aguila Depot, built in 1907 by the Santa Fe, Prescott and Phoenix Railway.
The Aguila Depot, built in 1907 by the Santa Fe, Prescott and Phoenix Railway.
Location of Aguila in Maricopa County, Arizona.
Location of Aguila in Maricopa County, Arizona.
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Coordinates: 33°56′15″N 113°09′59″W / 33.93750°N 113.16639°W / 33.93750; -113.16639Coordinates: 33°56′15″N 113°09′59″W / 33.93750°N 113.16639°W / 33.93750; -113.16639
Country United States
State Arizona
County Maricopa
Area
 • Total 1.63 sq mi (4.22 km2)
 • Land 1.63 sq mi (4.22 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
2,162 ft (659 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 565
 • Density 346.41/sq mi (133.76/km2)
Time zone UTC−7 (Mountain (MST))
Area code(s) 928
FIPS code 04-00730
GNIS feature ID 2582720
AguilaArizona
Aguila, Arizona in 2012, looking west on U.S. Route 60

Aguila is a census-designated place in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States. It is located on U.S. Route 60 approximately 25 miles west of Wickenburg, or at approximately 50000 N. 510th Ave. Major economic activities include cantaloupe farming and formerly included mining. It uses the same street numbering system as Phoenix. As of the 2010 census, the population of Aguila was 798.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 174
1930 528 203.4%
2010 798
2020 565 −29.2%
Source:

Aguila first appeared on the 1920 U.S. Census as the 52nd Precinct of Maricopa County. In 1930, it simply appeared as the Aguila Precinct. It was recorded as having a Spanish/Hispanic majority for that census (the census would not separately feature that racial demographic again until 1980). With the combination of all county precincts into three districts in 1940, it did not formally appear again until 2010, when it was made a census-designated place (CDP).

As of the census of 2010, there were 798 people living in Aguila. The population density was 508.1 people per square mile. The racial makeup was 64.7% White, 1.0% Black or African American, 3.6% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.3% Pacific Islander, 28.1% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. 69.4% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Climate

This area has a large amount of sunshine year round due to its stable descending air and high pressure. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Aguila has a mild desert climate, abbreviated "Bwh" on climate maps.

Climate data for Aguila
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 62.4
(16.89)
65.8
(18.78)
70.9
(21.61)
80.2
(26.78)
88.9
(31.61)
98.8
(37.11)
102.6
(39.22)
100.4
(38)
95.3
(35.17)
85
(29.4)
71.7
(22.06)
63.7
(17.61)
82.1
(27.83)
Average low °F (°C) 33.1
(0.61)
35.7
(2.06)
38.9
(3.83)
44.5
(6.94)
51.8
(11)
60.6
(15.89)
70.2
(21.22)
69.7
(20.94)
62.4
(16.89)
50.3
(10.17)
38.5
(3.61)
33.3
(0.72)
49.1
(9.5)
Precipitation inches (cm) 1
(3)
1.1
(3)
0.9
(2)
0.4
(1)
0.1
(0)
0.1
(0)
0.9
(2)
1.4
(4)
0.7
(2)
0.5
(1)
0.6
(2)
1
(3)
8.7
(22)
Source: Weatherbase
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