Statewide Claims to Fame

Maricopa is 2nd in Arizona out of 98 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Maricopa is 3rd in Arizona out of 98 other cities in Race - Two or More

Maricopa is 3rd in Arizona out of 98 other cities in Residents younger than 5

Maricopa is 8th in Arizona out of 98 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Maricopa is 9th in Arizona out of 98 other cities in Race - Asian

Maricopa is 16th in Arizona out of 98 other cities in Residents younger than 18

Maricopa is 19th in Arizona out of 60 other cities in Current population (2012)

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Maricopa Rank Arizona US
Current population (2012) 44,803 19th 6,553,255 313,914,040
Size in square miles 47.5 29th 113,594.1 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 916 47th 56.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Maricopa Rank Arizona US
Residents younger than 5 10.7% 3rd 6.7% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 32.5% 16th 24.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 6.4% 90th 14.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Maricopa Rank Arizona US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 94.2% 21st 85.2% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 27.8% 34th 26.4% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Maricopa Rank Arizona US
Race - White 70.2% 73rd 84.3% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 9.7% 2nd 4.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 2.0% 31st 5.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 4.1% 9th 3.1% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% 8th 0.3% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 5.3% 3rd 2.5% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 24.4% 37th 30.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 57.7% 67th 57.1% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Maricopa Rank Arizona US
Female residents 50.4% 69th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 11.8% 25th 13.9% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Maricopa Rank Arizona US
Housing units 17,240 31st 2,864,335 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 1.6% 80th 20.6% 25.9%
Households 13,530 29th 2,344,215 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 80.3% 32nd 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $154,900 58th $197,400 $186,200
People per household 2.9 29th 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Maricopa Rank Arizona US
Income per capita $25,091 40th $25,784 $27,915
Income per household $65,556 23rd $50,752 $52,762
Income below poverty line 4.7% 89th 16.2% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Maricopa Rank Arizona US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,944 37th 491,529 27,092,908
Retail sales $149,623 42nd $86,758,801 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $3,985 51st $13,637 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $18,338 47th $13,268,514 $613,795,732

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