Stanfield, Arizona

According to foodezine, Stanfield, Arizona is a small town located in Pinal County, just south of Phoenix. The population is just under 3,000 people and the town has a rural feel with its rolling hills and wide open spaces. The town was established in 1902 as a stop on the Southern Pacific Railroad line. It was named after one of the first settlers in the area, J.W. Stanfield.

The town is known for its agricultural production, especially cotton which is grown here in abundance due to the area’s long growing season and plentiful water supply from nearby rivers and canals. Other crops include alfalfa, wheat, barley, corn, sorghum and hay. Stanfield is also home to many livestock farms that produce beef cattle as well as dairy cows and sheep.

The local economy relies heavily on these agricultural activities but there are also some other businesses such as retail stores and service providers that help support the community. The town also has several churches which provide religious services for its residents.

According to fun-wiki, Stanfield has a small-town atmosphere with a friendly vibe that makes it an ideal place to raise families or retire comfortably and enjoy life at a slower pace than what might be found in larger cities like Phoenix or Tucson. There are several parks around town where locals can take part in outdoor recreation activities such as hiking or biking trails, fishing spots or even visiting one of the nearby lakes for swimming or boating fun!

The area surrounding Stanfield is beautiful with plenty of scenic drives through desert landscapes filled with cacti and wildflowers during certain times of year while still offering breathtaking mountain views all year round! There are also plenty of golf courses nearby to enjoy a day out on the links!

Overall Stanfield offers its residents an enjoyable quality of life that combines both rural charm with modern amenities like shopping centers and restaurants so you can have a little bit of everything all in one place.

Population: 651
Males: 328 (50.4%), Females: 323 (49.6%)

Pinal County

Zip code: 85272

Median resident age: 28.2 years
Median household income: $22,391
Median house value: $71,100

Races in Stanfield:

  • Hispanic (61.6%)
  • Other race (30.9%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (25.5%)
  • American Indian (12.4%)
  • Black (4.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (0.9%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: English (2.9%), United States (2.6%), German (1.2%).

Land area: 4.0 square miles

Stanfield, Arizona



For population 25 years and over in Stanfield

  • High school or higher: 48.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 2.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 15.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stanfield CDP

  • Never married: 31.9%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

10.8% Foreign born (10.8% Latin America).


Hospitals/medical centers near Stanfield:



Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Stanfield:

  • WILLIAMS GATEWAY (about 37 miles; PHOENIX, AZ; Abbreviation: IWA)
  • PHOENIX SKY HARBOR INTL (about 38 miles; PHOENIX, AZ; Abbreviation: PHX)
  • PINAL AIRPARK (about 52 miles; MARANA, AZ; Abbreviation: MZJ)

Other public-use airports nearest to Stanfield:

  • PHOENIX REGIONAL (about 8 miles; PHOENIX, AZ; Abbreviation: A39)
  • CASA GRANDE MUNI (about 15 miles; CASA GRANDE, AZ; Abbreviation: CGZ)
  • ESTRELLA SAILPORT (about 19 miles; MARICOPA, AZ; Abbreviation: E68)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stanfield:

  • CENTRAL ARIZONA COLLEGE (about 31 miles; COOLIDGE, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 2,333)
  • CHANDLER/GILBERT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 32 miles; CHANDLER, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 2,990)
  • MESA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 35 miles; MESA, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 11,928)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-PHOENIX CAMPUS (about 36 miles; PHOENIX, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 9,152)
  • RIO SALADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 38 miles; TEMPE, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 4,472)
  • AL COLLINS GRAPHIC DESIGN SCHOOL LTD (about 38 miles; TEMPE, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 4,057)
  • ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 38 miles; TEMPE, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 37,174)

Public primary/middle school in Stanfield:

  • STANFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 787; Location: 515 SOUTH STANFIELD ROAD; Grades: PK – 08)