Maricopa County, Arizona Population 2022

Maricopa County, Arizona's estimated population is 4,734,450 with a growth rate of 1.78% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Maricopa County, Arizona is the 2nd largest county in Arizona. The 2010 Population was 3,825,110 and has seen a growth of 23.77% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18805,6890.00%
189010,9865,29793.11%
190020,4579,47186.21%
191034,48814,03168.59%
192089,57655,088159.73%
1930150,97061,39468.54%
1940186,19335,22323.33%
1950331,770145,57778.19%
1960663,510331,74099.99%
1970967,522304,01245.82%
19801,509,050541,52855.97%
19902,122,100613,05040.62%
20103,825,1101,703,01080.25%
20113,875,00049,8901.30%
20123,947,50072,5001.87%
20134,017,72070,2201.78%
20144,093,65075,9301.89%
20154,172,90079,2501.94%
20164,256,14083,2401.99%
20174,327,18071,0401.67%
20184,402,40075,2201.74%
20194,485,41083,0101.89%
20204,568,42083,0101.85%
20214,651,44083,0201.82%
20224,734,45083,0101.78%
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Maricopa County, Arizona Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,256,08773.79%
Black or African American249,6915.66%
American Indian and Alaska Native85,0611.93%
Asian187,2984.24%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9,6960.22%
Some Other Race313,1467.10%
Two or More Races311,8007.07%
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Maricopa County, Arizona Population by Race

Maricopa County, Arizona Population Pyramid 2022

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Maricopa County, Arizona Median Age

36.6


Total

35.5


Male

37.8


Female

Maricopa County, Arizona Adults

There are 3,361,761 adults, (671,096 of whom are seniors) in Maricopa County, Arizona.

Maricopa County, Arizona Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Maricopa County, Arizona Sex Ratio

Female

2,230,812

50.55%

Male

2,181,967

49.45%

Maricopa County, Arizona Population by Age

Maricopa County, Arizona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Maricopa County, Arizona Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.5%21.5%
All63.2%36.8%
Male52.3%47.7%
Non Family50.1%49.9%
Female44.8%55.2%

63.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Maricopa County, Arizona Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,596,7842.7363.2
Married763,8853.3578.5
Male89,3463.6652.3
Female194,6683.7344.8
Non Family548,8851.3650.1

3.33

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

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Maricopa County, Arizona Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade155,1795.26%
9th to 12th Grade187,7256.36%
High School Graduate659,88322.35%
Some College705,81623.91%
Associates Degree257,1778.71%
Bachelors Degree621,59221.05%
Graduate Degree364,99812.36%
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Maricopa County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Maricopa County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian131,605116,71278,940
White1,820,8401,738,508726,792
Black152,935139,28140,677
2+ Races152,095126,95840,050
Islander6,2565,4301,541
Native American51,07042,2558,574
Hispanic743,080520,583106,806
Other Race183,291115,26420,524

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.48%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.98%.

Maricopa County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,130$47,395$37,307
Less Than 9th Grade$25,640$29,024$20,741
High School Graduate$32,143$36,288$27,372
Some College$40,064$45,402$34,627
Bachelors Degree$56,667$70,031$48,773
Graduate Degree$72,834$90,706$59,879

$42,130

Average Earnings

$47,395

Average Male

$37,307

Average Female

Maricopa County, Arizona Earnings by Educational Attainment

Maricopa County, Arizona Language by Age

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Maricopa County, Arizona Language

73.39% of Maricopa County, Arizona residents speak only English, while 26.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.12% of the population.

Maricopa County, Arizona Language

Maricopa County, Arizona Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native82,60218,26922.12%
Black244,45347,61619.48%
Hispanic1,354,993258,73419.09%
Multiple308,62245,11214.62%
Islander9,5461,07011.21%
Asian185,41120,00910.79%
White2,379,393195,9628.24%
Other62,655NaN%

12.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.86%

Male Poverty Rate

13.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Maricopa County, Arizona

The race most likely to be in poverty in Maricopa County, Arizona is Native, with 22.12% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.87%.

Maricopa County, Arizona Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.46%
High School12.36%
Some College9.06%
Bachelors or Greater4.79%

Maricopa County, Arizona Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.78%
Male Unemployed25.24%
Female Employed6.20%
Female Unemployed27.88%

Maricopa County, Arizona Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Maricopa County, Arizona Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$67,799$93,108
Families$80,161$106,346
Married Families$95,130$123,220
Non Families$44,511$62,472
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Income by Household Type

Maricopa County, Arizona Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Maricopa County, Arizona Married by Age and Sex

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Maricopa County, Arizona 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 County, Arizona Marital Status by Race

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Maricopa County, Arizona Marital Status

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253,512

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War50,824
First Gulf War53,948
Vietnam89,790
Korea19,426
World War II6,574

Maricopa County, Arizona Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3423,689
35 to 5460,274
55 to 6441,997
65 to 7464,198
75+63,354

Maricopa County, Arizona Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White215,7568.47%
Black15,4868.63%
Native American3,1895.17%
Asian3,2192.17%
Islander4746.56%
Other Race5,5762.50%
2+ Races9,8125.23%
Hispanic32,0803.52%

Maricopa County, Arizona Veterans by Race

Maricopa County, Arizona Veterans by Education

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6.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Maricopa County, Arizona Veterans by Education

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64.6%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Maricopa County, Arizona Employment by Age

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Maricopa County, Arizona Employment by Race

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Maricopa County, Arizona 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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38.51%

Born in Maricopa County, Arizona

85.27%

Native Born

14.73%

Foreign Born

8.41%

Non Citizen

6.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.27% of Maricopa County, Arizona residents were born in the United States, with 38.51% having been born in Arizona. 8.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Maricopa County, Arizona Place of Birth

  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

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