Maricopa County, Arizona Population 2018

Maricopa County, Arizona's estimated population is 4,307,033 with a growth rate of 1.74% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Maricopa County, Arizona is the 1st largest county in Arizona.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20174,155,501-151,532-3.52%
20174,307,03373,6501.74%
20164,233,38379,3071.91%
20154,154,07677,3681.90%
20144,076,70870,4011.76%
20134,006,30766,5311.69%
20123,939,77670,1501.81%
20113,869,62644,9821.18%
20103,824,6441,702,54380.23%
19902,122,101613,04940.62%
19801,509,052541,53055.97%
1970967,522304,01245.82%
1960663,510331,74099.99%
1950331,770145,57778.19%
1940186,19335,22323.33%
1930150,97061,39468.54%
192089,57655,088159.73%
191034,48814,03168.59%
190020,4579,47186.21%
189010,9865,29793.11%
18805,6890.00%

Maricopa County, Arizona Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White3,241,643
Some Other Race295,944
Black or African American222,363
Asian163,988
Two or More Races143,999
American Indian and Alaska Native78,683
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8,881

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Maricopa County, Arizona Population Pyramid 2018

50,000100,000150,000 Male Population50,000100,000150,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Maricopa County, Arizona Median Age

36


Total

34.9


Male

37.2


Female

Maricopa County, Arizona Adults

There are 3,124,636 adults, (586,644 of whom are seniors) in Maricopa County, Arizona.

Maricopa County, Arizona Age Dependency

63.7

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Maricopa County, Arizona Sex Ratio

Female

2,100,037

50.54%

Male

2,055,464

49.46%

Maricopa County, Arizona Households and Families

Maricopa County, Arizona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Maricopa County, Arizona Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.7%24.3%
All61%39%
Non Family49.5%50.5%
Male47.7%52.3%
Female42.3%57.7%

61.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Maricopa County, Arizona Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,489,5332.7561
Married709,0313.475.7
Non Family513,2791.3549.5
Female183,8133.7842.3
Male83,4103.7147.7

3.38

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Maricopa County, Arizona Households

Maricopa County, Arizona Education

Maricopa County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade165,1016.05%
9th to 12th Grade187,2266.86%
High School Graduate621,89422.77%
Some College666,34424.40%
Associates Degree231,2768.47%
Bachelors Degree546,84120.03%
Graduate Degree311,93111.42%

Maricopa County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,741,7531,656,362659,179
Hispanic663,391432,80381,116
Other Race160,41295,03915,374
Black133,890119,71432,362
Asian113,97899,63164,838
Multiple Races55,33449,22417,210
Native American45,21637,1677,415
Islander5,6095,0851,036

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.10%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 56.89%.

Maricopa County, Arizona Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,471$42,607$33,856
Less Than High School$21,896$24,943$17,463
High School Grad$30,093$32,471$25,633
Some College$36,663$42,091$32,015
Bachelors Degree$52,788$64,412$43,839
Graduate Degree$67,284$85,021$53,657

$38,471

Average Earnings

$42,607

Average Male

$33,856

Average Female

Maricopa County, Arizona Language

Maricopa County, Arizona Language by Age

Maricopa County, Arizona Language

73.36% of Maricopa County, Arizona residents speak only English, while 26.64% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.45% of the population.

Maricopa County, Arizona Poverty

Maricopa County, Arizona Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,256,273326,87026.02%
White2,312,393221,1019.56%
Other291,83781,55527.95%
Black217,16247,46721.86%
Multiple141,30322,96216.25%
Native76,69720,14926.27%
Asian162,06019,38911.96%
Islander8,6351,49617.32%

15.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.80%

Male Poverty Rate

16.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Maricopa County, Arizona

The race most likely to be in poverty in Maricopa County, Arizona is Other, with 27.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Maricopa County, Arizona is White, with 9.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.29%.

Maricopa County, Arizona Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.67%
High School15.28%
Some College10.01%
Bachelors or Greater4.98%

Maricopa County, Arizona Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.31%
Male Unemployed31.58%
Female Employed7.87%
Male Employed7.45%

Maricopa County, Arizona Income

Maricopa County, Arizona Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,580$80,793
Families$69,647$92,705
Married Families$83,903$107,802
Non Families$38,629$54,013

Maricopa County, Arizona Marital Status

Maricopa County, Arizona Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Maricopa County, Arizona Married by Age and Sex

Maricopa County, Arizona Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Maricopa County, Arizona Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Maricopa County, Arizona Veterans

Maricopa County, Arizona Veterans by War

253,803

Number of Veterans

232,104

Male Veterans

21,699

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam90,909
First Gulf War48,417
Second Gulf War38,666
Korea24,957
World War II13,067

Maricopa County, Arizona Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 7464,567
75+61,989
35 to 5459,259
55 to 6445,553
18 to 3422,435

Maricopa County, Arizona Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White223,7588.96%
Hispanic28,2743.44%
Black14,0328.80%
Other4,9792.49%
2 or More4,7246.51%
Asian3,2432.52%
Indian2,5604.64%
Hawaiian5077.61%

Maricopa County, Arizona Veterans by Education

6.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Maricopa County, Arizona Employment Status

Maricopa County, Arizona Employment by Age

63.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.5%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Maricopa County, Arizona Employment by Race

Maricopa County, Arizona Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Maricopa County, Arizona

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Phoenix1447624161501716739311.56%
Mesa4401344845874445310.10%
Chandler236190247477112874.78%
Scottsdale2174342466452921113.43%
Glendale226408245895194878.61%
Gilbert2084032371332873013.79%
Tempe1617801824982071812.81%
Peoria 154105164173100686.53%
Surprise1175171326771516012.90%
Avondale761308288167518.87%
Goodyear65236772581202218.43%
Buckeye50908646291372126.95%
Apache Junction 3574539954420911.78%
Queen Creek 2634835524917634.83%
El Mirage3179735043324610.21%
Fountain Hills224892448219938.86%
Paradise Valley1278014355157512.32%
Tolleson654571786339.67%
Wickenburg 6446711566910.38%
Youngtown614767596129.96%
Guadalupe5520633681614.78%
Litchfield Park4887576687917.99%
Cave Creek4819547665713.63%
Carefree3363372436110.73%
Gila Bend192120711507.81%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990