Nationwide Claims to Fame

Arizona is 4th out of 51 other states in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Arizona is 6th out of 51 other states in Size in square miles

Arizona is 7th out of 51 other states in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Arizona is 9th out of 51 other states in Foreign born residents

Arizona is 9th out of 51 other states in People per household

Arizona is 9th out of 51 other states in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Arizona is 9th out of 51 other states in Residents younger than 18

Arizona is 10th out of 51 other states in Building permits (last year)

Arizona is 14th out of 51 other states in Housing units

Arizona is 14th out of 51 other states in Income below poverty line

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Arizona Rank US
Current population (2012) 6,553,255 15th 313,914,040
Size in square miles 113,594.1 6th 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 56.3 34th 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Arizona Rank US
Residents younger than 5 6.7% 14th 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 24.7% 9th 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 14.8% 15th 13.7%
Education Demographics
Arizona Rank US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 85.2% 35th 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 26.4% 29th 28.2%
Race Demographics
Arizona Rank US
Race - White 84.3% 21st 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 4.5% 34th 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 5.3% 7th 1.2%
Race - Asian 3.1% 20th 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% 9th 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.5% 15th 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 30.2% 4th 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 57.1% 42nd 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Arizona Rank US
Female residents 50.3% 37th 50.8%
Foreign born residents 13.9% 9th 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Arizona Rank US
Housing units 2,864,335 14th 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 20.6% 26th 25.9%
Households 2,344,215 18th 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 66.6% 39th 66.1%
Home median value $197,400 22nd $186,200
People per household 2.6 9th 2.6
Building permits (last year) 21,726 10th 829,658

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Arizona Rank US
Income per capita $25,784 30th $27,915
Income per household $50,752 25th $52,762
Income below poverty line 16.2% 14th 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Arizona Rank US
Non-farm private establishments 130,305 21st 7,354,043
Non-farm private employees 2,108,561 20th 113,425,965
Total businesses (including small businesses) 491,529 20th 27,092,908
Retail sales $86,758,801 15th $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $13,637 20th $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $13,268,514 15th $613,795,732

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