Maricopa, Arizona Population 2021

56,325
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Maricopa is a city located in Pinal County Arizona. With a 2020 population of 56,325, it is the 19th largest city in Arizona and the 698th largest city in the United States . Maricopa is currently growing at a rate of 3.87% annually and its population has increased by 29.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 43,482 in 2010. Maricopa reached it's highest population of 56,325 in 2021. Spanning over 43 miles, Maricopa has a population density of 1,316 people per square mile.

The average household income in Maricopa is $83,494 with a poverty rate of 8.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,384 per month, and the median house value is $202,100. The median age in Maricopa is 35.7 years, 35.3 years for males, and 36.2 years for females.

Maricopa Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Maricopa was:

  • White: 68.53%
  • Black or African American: 11.88%
  • Two or more races: 7.05%
  • Other race: 6.31%
  • Asian: 4.18%
  • Native American: 1.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.68%
The current population of Maricopa, Arizona is 56,325 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 50,028.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 43,482.

Maricopa, Arizona Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White33,32768.53%
Black or African American5,77611.88%
Two or More Races3,4277.05%
Some Other Race3,0706.31%
Asian2,0314.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native6681.37%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3300.68%
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Maricopa Population by Race

Maricopa Population Pyramid $2021

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Maricopa Median Age

35.7


Total

35.3


Male

36.2


Female

Maricopa Adults

There are 35,392 adults, (6,363 of whom are seniors) in Maricopa.

Maricopa Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Maricopa Sex Ratio

Female

24,817

51.03%

Male

23,812

48.97%

Maricopa Population by Age

Maricopa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Maricopa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.6%16.4%
All79.5%20.5%
Non Family78.7%21.3%
Male68.5%31.5%
Female59.3%40.7%

79.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Maricopa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,9873.2479.5
Married9,4743.7183.6
Non Family3,4421.3678.7
Female1,3564.0459.3
Male7154.6368.5

3.69

Average Family Size

3.24

Average Household Size

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Maricopa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0623.37%
9th to 12th Grade1,4934.74%
High School Graduate8,88028.22%
Some College8,71827.70%
Associates Degree3,55711.30%
Bachelors Degree5,08116.15%
Graduate Degree2,6788.51%
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Maricopa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Maricopa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White18,15717,3574,938
Hispanic7,0566,023861
Black3,4913,2491,065
Other Race1,8471,40793
Asian1,6051,358697
2+ Races905751182
Native American46940540
Islander29123323

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.59%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.43%.

Maricopa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,857$50,914$37,626
Less Than 9th Grade$26,698$35,180$11,875
High School Graduate$38,673$44,952$28,427
Some College$41,933$52,786$35,600
Bachelors Degree$51,222$59,109$41,771
Graduate Degree$53,750$64,821$47,716

$42,857

Average Earnings

$50,914

Average Male

$37,626

Average Female

Maricopa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Maricopa Language by Age

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Maricopa Language

79.20% of Maricopa residents speak only English, while 20.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.90% of the population.

Maricopa Language

Maricopa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,1071,9528.10%
Hispanic13,8941,40510.11%
Black5,73785614.92%
Multiple3,41264118.79%
Native66811216.77%
Asian2,031834.09%
Islander3307121.52%
Other3,070441.43%

8.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.99%

Male Poverty Rate

9.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Maricopa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Maricopa is Islander, with 21.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Maricopa is Other, with 1.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.66%.

Maricopa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.10%
High School9.40%
Some College8.71%
Bachelors or Greater5.16%

Maricopa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed25.65%
Male Unemployed16.92%
Male Employed4.27%
Female Employed4.18%

Maricopa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Maricopa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$74,515$83,494
Families$79,224$88,087
Married Families$84,631-
Non Families$50,131$60,831
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Income by Household Type

Maricopa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Maricopa Married by Age and Sex

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Maricopa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Maricopa Marital Status by Race

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Maricopa Marital Status

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3,800

Number of Veterans

3,396

Male Veterans

404

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,373
First Gulf War1,155
Second Gulf War1,037
Korea126
World War II12

Maricopa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,194
65 to 741,130
55 to 64624
75+451
18 to 34401

Maricopa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,94411.82%
Hispanic5356.16%
Black46411.07%
2+ Races1359.10%
Native American13024.48%
Other Race813.64%
Asian341.98%
Islander124.12%

Maricopa Veterans by Race

Maricopa Veterans by Education

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5.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Maricopa Veterans by Education

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64.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.9%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Maricopa Employment by Age

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Maricopa Employment by Race

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Maricopa Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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32.91%

Born in Maricopa

88.35%

Native Born

11.65%

Foreign Born

4.68%

Non Citizen

6.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.35% of Maricopa residents were born in the United States, with 32.91% having been born in Arizona. 4.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Maricopa Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202156,3252,0993.87%
202054,2262,0994.03%
201952,1272,0994.20%
201850,0282,0264.22%
201748,0021,0882.32%
201646,9148051.75%
201546,1095661.24%
201445,5437291.63%
201344,8147841.78%
201244,0301640.37%
201143,8661800.41%
201043,6860.00%

Maricopa Population by Year