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Valley Metro Rail Station in Alhambra.
|• Total||20 sq mi (50 km2)|
|• Density||6,400/sq mi (2,500/km2)|
|Website||Alhambra Village Planning Committee|
Alhambra encompasses an area south of Northern Avenue, west of 7th Street, east of 43rd Avenue, and north of Grand Avenue or the Grand Canal. 
The community's name was chosen by William John Murphy (1839–1923) to designate one of the four North Phoenix areas he sub-divided. It was built principally to satisfy the housing needs of a growing population in the aftermath of World War II. Many of those who moved to the area discovered it when they were stationed at Luke Air Force Base. 
As of 2010, Alhambra had a population of 127,764 living in an area of roughly 20 square miles, giving a density of about 6,400/square mile. 61.1% of residents were white, 6.6% were black or African American, 3.4% were American Indian or Alaska Native, and 4.1% were Asian or Pacific Islander. 21% of residents were some other race, and 3.9% were persons of two or more races.
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- "2010 Census Summary File 1: Alhambra Village" (PDF). City of Phoenix. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
- "Villages". City of Phoenix. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
- "Alhambra Village Annual Report" (PDF). City of Phoenix. 2016. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
- "Alhambra neighborhood". trulia.com. Retrieved February 1, 2020.
- "William J. Murphy, Founder of Glendale". hmdb.org. Retrieved February 1, 2020.
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