Maricopa is a city located in Kern County California. With a 2020 population of 1,000, it is the 1024th largest city in California and the 14875th largest city in the United States. Maricopa is currently declining at a rate of -1.28% annually and its population has decreased by -53.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,157 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Maricopa has a population density of 666 people per square mile.
The average household income in Maricopa is $43,016 with a poverty rate of 21.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $854 per month, and the median house value is $69,000. The median age in Maricopa is 33.2 years, 33.3 years for males, and 33.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Maricopawas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 58.96%.
80.12% of Maricopa residents speak only English, while 19.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.69% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Maricopa is White, with 19.75% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Maricopa is Multiple, with 22.14% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.85%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Maricopa
90.64% of Maricopa residents were born in the United States, with 76.87% having been born in California. 7.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.