Maricopa, Arizona Population 2020

52,208
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Maricopa is a city located in Arizona. With a 2020 population of 52,208, it is the 18th largest city in Arizona and the 760th largest city in the United States. Maricopa is currently growing at a rate of 2.14% annually and its population has increased by 20.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 43,482 in 2010. Spanning over 43 miles, Maricopa has a population density of 1,220 people per square mile.

The average household income in Maricopa is $79,887 with a poverty rate of 8.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,343 per month, and the median house value is $185,600. The median age in Maricopa is 35.3 years, 35 years for males, and 35.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.7 males.

Maricopa Demographics

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

  • White: 70.12%
  • Black or African American: 11.12%
  • Two or more races: 6.47%
  • Other race: 6.07%
  • Asian: 4.63%
  • Native American: 1.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.45%
The current population of Maricopa, Arizona is 52,208, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 50,024.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 43,482.

Maricopa, Arizona Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White33,17770.12%
Black or African American5,26211.12%
Two or More Races3,0626.47%
Some Other Race2,8726.07%
Asian2,1904.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native5371.13%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2140.45%
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Maricopa Population Pyramid 2020

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Maricopa Median Age

35.3


Total

35


Male

35.6


Female

Maricopa Adults

There are 33,995 adults, (5,924 of whom are seniors) in Maricopa.

Maricopa Age Dependency

68.6

Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Maricopa Sex Ratio

Female

24,057

50.85%

Male

23,257

49.15%

Maricopa Households and Families

Maricopa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Maricopa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.9%20.1%
Non Family77.1%22.9%
All76.3%23.7%
Male63.1%36.9%
Female58.3%41.7%

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,5733.2576.3
Married8,9223.779.9
Non Family3,5111.3977.1
Female1,3984.358.3
Male7424.5663.1

3.73

Average Family Size

3.25

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Maricopa Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9093.01%
9th to 12th Grade1,3154.35%
High School Graduate8,53728.27%
Some College8,78429.09%
Associates Degree3,44811.42%
Bachelors Degree4,61915.29%
Graduate Degree2,5888.57%
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Maricopa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,84317,0434,619
Hispanic6,5975,695737
Black3,0082,810988
Other Race1,7811,397104
Asian1,6111,505729
Multiple Races895731138
Native American38732244
Islander184158

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.52%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.25%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,304$50,527$35,447
Less Than High School$26,609$35,039$
High School Grad$38,160$42,568$30,437
Some College$41,245$51,488$33,561
Bachelors Degree$53,523$60,139$42,848
Graduate Degree$54,272$62,111$47,431

$42,304

Average Earnings

$50,527

Average Male

$35,447

Average Female

Maricopa Language

Maricopa Language by Age

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Maricopa Language

81.06% of Maricopa residents speak only English, while 18.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.21% of the population.

Maricopa Poverty

Maricopa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,3192,1338.77%
Black5,26287316.59%
Hispanic12,9658566.60%
Multiple3,04531710.41%
Asian2,190803.65%
Native5377914.71%
Other2,872752.61%
Islander2142913.55%

8.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.09%

Male Poverty Rate

8.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Maricopa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Maricopa is Black, with 16.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Maricopa is Other, with 2.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.65%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School11.29%
High School9.89%
Some College7.24%
Bachelors or Greater6.06%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed22.64%
Male Unemployed19.75%
Female Employed4.26%
Male Employed3.54%

Maricopa Income

Maricopa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$69,572$79,887
Families$74,498$85,815
Married Families$80,588-
Non Families$45,750$55,359
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Maricopa Marital Status

Maricopa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

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 Veterans

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4,051

Number of Veterans

3,725

Male Veterans

326

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War1,356
Vietnam1,345
Second Gulf War1,035
Korea161
World War II12
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,471
65 to 741,146
55 to 64576
18 to 34443
75+415
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,16212.94%
Black57015.86%
Hispanic5656.90%
2 or More1087.87%
Other944.28%
Indian6314.96%
Asian543.11%

Maricopa Veterans by Education

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7.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Maricopa Employment Status

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64.1%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

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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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31.39%

Born in Arizona

88.76%

Native Born

11.24%

Foreign Born

4.53%

Non Citizen

6.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.76% of Maricopa residents were born in the United States, with 31.39% having been born in Arizona. 4.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202052,2081,0922.14%
201951,1161,0922.18%
201850,0242,0194.21%
201748,0051,0922.33%
201646,9138041.74%
201546,1095631.24%
201445,5467291.63%
201344,8177851.78%
201244,0321630.37%
201143,8691800.41%
201043,6890.00%