Maricopa County Population 2017

Maricopa County's estimated population is 4,242,997 with a growth rate of 1.95% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Maricopa County is the 1st largest county in Arizona.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20164,242,99781,3601.95%
20154,161,63777,7061.90%
20144,083,93172,7121.81%
20134,011,21968,2601.73%
20123,942,95972,1531.86%
20113,870,80645,1901.18%
20103,825,6161,703,51580.27%
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 Population Growth

Population Data via

Maricopa County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White3,498,84882.46%
Black or African American245,0145.77%
Asian173,1404.08%
Two or More Races117,6252.77%
American Indian and Alaska Native115,5522.72%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander11,4580.27%

Maricopa County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Maricopa County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Phoenix1447624161501716739311.56%
Mesa4401344845874445310.10%
Chandler236190247477112874.78%
Scottsdale2174342466452921113.43%
Glendale226408245895194878.61%
Gilbert2084032371332873013.79%
Tempe1617801824982071812.81%
Peoria154105164173100686.53%
Surprise1175171326771516012.90%
Avondale761308288167518.87%
Goodyear65236772581202218.43%
Buckeye50908646291372126.95%
Queen Creek2634835524917634.83%
El Mirage3179735043324610.21%
Fountain Hills224892448219938.86%
Paradise Valley1278014355157512.32%
Tolleson654571786339.67%
Wickenburg6446711566910.38%
Youngtown614767596129.96%
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