Phoenix is located in Maricopa County, AZ. The population is 1,488,759, making Phoenix the largest city in Maricopa County and the largest city in the state of Arizona.
There are 421 public schools in Phoenix with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Phoenix is high, and there are 2,234 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Phoenix is moderate and the median home sales price is $179,500.