Maricopa County, Arizona Population 2018

Maricopa County, Arizona's estimated population is 4,307,033 with a growth rate of 5.34% 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
20174,307,033218,4845.34%
20164,088,549-144,834-3.42%
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
White3,214,001
Some Other Race281,320
Black or African American216,064
Asian157,074
Two or More Races134,523
American Indian and Alaska Native77,142
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8,425

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Maricopa County, Arizona Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Maricopa County, Arizona Median Age

35.8


Total

34.7


Male

37


Female

Maricopa County, Arizona Adults

There are 3,066,412 adults, (564,220 of which are seniors) in Maricopa County, Arizona.

Maricopa County, Arizona Age Dependency

63.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Maricopa County, Arizona Sex Ratio

Female

2,066,732

50.55%

Male

2,021,817

49.45%

Maricopa County, Arizona Households and Families

Maricopa County, Arizona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Maricopa County, Arizona Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.1%24.9%
All60.4%39.6%
Non Family49.2%50.8%
Male48.2%51.8%
Female41.4%58.6%

60.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Maricopa County, Arizona Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,465,8402.7560.4
Married690,9293.475.1
Non Family506,5761.3449.2
Female185,5693.7941.4
Male82,7663.748.2

3.38

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

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 Grade164,4496.15%
9th to 12th Grade184,3526.90%
High School Graduate613,12322.94%
Some College656,83124.58%
Associates Degree226,0408.46%
Bachelors Degree527,97519.76%
Graduate Degree299,64011.21%

Maricopa County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,724,0271,636,204639,914
Hispanic638,495412,77577,074
Other Race150,30188,81214,543
Black129,088114,49030,705
Asian108,39295,22160,946
Multiple Races49,94044,43415,137
Native American43,55435,4977,002
Islander5,2604,796906

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.91%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 56.23%.

Maricopa County, Arizona Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,127$41,814$32,416
Less Than High School$20,899$23,302$16,402
High School Grad$29,158$31,766$25,374
Some College$35,982$41,476$31,344
Bachelors Degree$51,559$62,089$42,269
Graduate Degree$65,573$83,740$52,389

$37,127

Average Earnings

$41,814

Average Male

$32,416

Average Female

Maricopa County, Arizona Language

Maricopa County, Arizona Language by Age

Maricopa County, Arizona Language

73.56% of Maricopa County, Arizona residents speak only English, while 26.44% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.33% of the population.

Maricopa County, Arizona Poverty

Maricopa County, Arizona Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,223,019340,67427.86%
White2,299,784225,2449.79%
Other277,87181,26229.24%
Black211,03350,32723.85%
Multiple131,80722,47817.05%
Native75,26820,71427.52%
Asian155,13820,33813.11%
Islander8,2471,49318.10%

16.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.53%

Male Poverty Rate

17.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Maricopa County, Arizona

The race most likely to be in poverty in Maricopa County, Arizona is Other, with 29.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Maricopa County, Arizona is White, with 9.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.10%.

Maricopa County, Arizona Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.08%
High School15.81%
Some College10.26%
Bachelors or Greater5.15%

Maricopa County, Arizona Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.79%
Male Unemployed33.12%
Female Employed8.30%
Male Employed7.77%

Maricopa County, Arizona Income

Maricopa County, Arizona Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,676$77,004
Families$66,386$88,156
Married Families$80,747$103,033
Non Families$36,910$51,936

Maricopa County, Arizona Marital Status

Maricopa County, Arizona Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.6%

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

Maricopa County, Arizona Veterans

Maricopa County, Arizona Veterans by War

259,958

Number of Veterans

238,087

Male Veterans

21,871

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam92,866
First Gulf War48,717
Second Gulf War36,251
Korea27,036
World War II15,951

Maricopa County, Arizona Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 7464,134
75+62,690
35 to 5462,486
55 to 6448,098
18 to 3422,550

Maricopa County, Arizona Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White229,9019.31%
Hispanic27,3523.44%
Black14,8539.61%
Other4,7332.51%
2 or More4,3486.54%
Asian3,1802.60%
Indian2,4414.55%
Hawaiian5028.07%

Maricopa County, Arizona Veterans by Education

6.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Maricopa County, Arizona Employment Status

Maricopa County, Arizona Employment by Age

63.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

6.8%

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