Cities in Maricopa County, Arizona by Population (2024)

There are 61 cities in Maricopa County, Arizona.

Note: As defined by the US Census Bureau, a city's official boundaries often extend miles beyond the city itself and may even cross county lines. As such, several thousand US cities officially exist in two or more counties (and therefore appear on multiple counties' lists of cities.)

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City
Rank
State
2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Phoenix1Arizona1,676,4811,612,3370.97%3,234518.33
Mesa2Arizona519,133505,8630.64%3,672141.38
Chandler3Arizona284,095277,3270.6%4,32865.64
Gilbert4Arizona281,535269,1571.11%4,10068.66
Glendale5Arizona255,368248,9040.64%3,80467.13
Scottsdale6Arizona244,234241,8660.24%1,327184
Peoria7Arizona203,771191,9611.47%1,153176.70
Tempe8Arizona190,220181,6801.14%4,75839.98
Surprise9Arizona164,001144,3953.08%1,484110.50
Buckeye10Arizona117,38093,7545.3%297394.83
Goodyear11Arizona113,90096,9123.87%595191.31
San Tan Valley12Arizona97,478104,936-1.88%1,28675.79
Avondale13Arizona93,67089,5641.11%1,95847.84
Queen Creek14Arizona80,57360,8956.5%1,91442.10
Maricopa15Arizona73,72958,8515.31%1,73542.49
Apache Junction16Arizona41,61838,7281.77%91645.45
Sun City17Arizona37,85838,8880.14%2,62614.42
El Mirage18Arizona36,01935,9510.05%3,6389.90
Sun City West19Arizona27,20926,0431.06%2,28111.93
Fountain Hills20Arizona23,69723,873-0.18%1,16820.28
Anthem21Arizona22,62423,508-0.18%2,8587.92
New River22Arizona19,80416,3033.62%35356.11
Sun Lakes23Arizona14,61714,8871.63%2,7195.38
Paradise Valley24Arizona12,52512,687-0.32%81415.38
Wickenburg25Arizona8,3407,5002.58%31526.51
Tolleson26Arizona7,2477,269-0.07%1,2645.73
Litchfield Park27Arizona7,0276,8930.49%2,1433.28
Youngtown28Arizona6,9547,060-0.37%4,6771.49
Citrus Park29Arizona5,4275,744-1.29%1,0964.95
Cave Creek30Arizona5,3404,9301.97%14237.71
Guadalupe31Arizona5,2455,329-0.4%6,5640.80
Carefree32Arizona3,6843,690-0.03%4188.81
Ajo33Arizona2,8782,691-0.76%8633.33
Rio Verde34Arizona2,4582,3270.74%5684.33
Gila Bend35Arizona1,8611,891-0.38%2964.37
Ak-Chin Village36Arizona1,1541,202-1.03%10910.54
Gila Crossing37Arizona1,1316597.92%1,3000.87
Upper Santan Village38Arizona90056610.29%1346.74
Komatke39Arizona727885-5.09%2992.43
Circle City40Arizona6946800.58%2,2750.30
Maricopa Colony41Arizona609818-0.49%1115.49
Roosevelt Estates42Arizona594586-2.14%1244.81
Stotonic Village43Arizona5144264.47%1015.11
St. Johns44Arizona392625-9.88%1722.28
Goodyear Village45Arizona3872777.8%1153.35
Morristown46Arizona2891879.89%2970.97
Top-of-the-World47Arizona2732749.2%456.06
Dateland48Arizona271411-11.44%1221.95
Lower Santan Village49Arizona174110-13%424.17
Ventana50Arizona134584.69%1291.04
Why51Arizona1306512.07%158.96
Theba52Arizona1296414.16%2070.62
Wintersburg53Arizona126116.78%2130.59
Santa Cruz54Arizona1215715.24%741.63
Arlington55Arizona96108-3.03%422.29
Charco56Arizona27812.5%290.93
Tonopah57Arizona13500%101.37
Kaka58Arizona4100-71.43%80.50
Aguila59Arizona07530%01.63
Roosevelt60Arizona060%02.69
Wittmann61Arizona08100%00.96
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Note: City markers shown outside the county boundary mean that a part of the city extends into this county, but is primarily located in an adjacent county.

What is the largest city in Maricopa County, Arizona?

Phoenix is the largest city in Maricopa County.

What is the smallest city in Maricopa County, Arizona?

Wittmann is the smallest city in Maricopa County.

How many cities are in Maricopa County?

There are 61 cities in Maricopa County, Arizona.

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