The area covered by the city is 116.5 sq. miles. The city comprises of 75,664 residents. Male percentage of the population is 43.5% and females comprise 56.5%. English (77%), Spanish (18%) and 5% other languages are spoken by the people. 33% of the population is of Hispanic or Latino origin.
The education system of the area is average. Special measures are taken for the improvement in the literacy rate. Student to teacher ratio is 19:1. There are total 8 public schools and 1 private school serving in the city. Prominent educational institutions of the city are Estella Mountain Elementary School, Copper Trails, Millennium High School, Palm Valley Elementary School, Western Sky Middle School, and Franklin Pierce University Campus (only for health education). 88.2% of residents completed a high school education, 68.5% passed a college exam, 28.3% completed their Bachelors degree, 9.1% attained a Masters Degree and 2.2% passed Professional degree exams.
The per Capita income in the city is $28,195 that is 2.5% lower than the national Income per Capita. The median household income is $72,361. Major industries in Goodyear are the health care and education industry, the retail service industry, the construction industry, the food service industry, waste management services, warehousing and the transportation industry. The unemployment rate is 5.2% in the area that is 12% lower than the national average.
Business incentives offered by the community are Foreign Trade Zone, Military Reuse zone, Quality Job Tax Credit Program, Qualified Facility Tax Credit, Computer Data Center Tax Exemption, Research and development Tax Credit, Small business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer grants, business assistance that includes partnership with other organizations and sponsorship opportunities. There are variety of taxes collected by the officials in the city.