Maricopa County, AZ

Current Temperature ° Population 3,942,169

Homefacts County Report

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 13.2%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 56.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 30.7%

Registered Offenders

37.57% Lower than national avg.
  • 3,928 offenders in Maricopa County
  • 9.96 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $258,000
  • Median Sales Price: $220,000
  • Foreclosures: 4,470
  • Homes For Sale: 18,656
  • Homes For Rent: 3,685

Environmental Hazards

5,560 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 39
  • Registered Polluters: 381
  • Superfunds: 463
  • Tanks & Spills: 4,677

Unemployment

Moderate 4.5%
  • Arizona unemployment average: 5.3%
  • National unemployment average: 4.3%

Schools view all

1,214 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 1,214 K-12 public schools in Maricopa County, AZ and 190 private schools. Homefacts rates Maricopa County's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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Crime view details

3,928 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index

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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$258,000 compared to June 2016
Median Sales Price
$220,000 compared to June 2016

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    12.6%
  • Rented
    35.6%
  • Owned
    51.8%

18,656 Homes For Sale View All

$275,000
911 W. Morrow Dr.
Phoenix, AZ 85027
4 Beds | 2 Baths
$185,000
1703 W. Cheyenne Dr
Chandler, AZ 85224
2 Beds | 1 Baths
$215,000
18232 N 26th Place
Phoenix, AZ 85032
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$155,000
633 W Southern Avenue
Tempe, AZ 85282
2 Beds | 2 Baths

4,470 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$38,000
E Jones Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85040
-- Beds | 1 Baths
$121,000
E Arbor Ave
Mesa, AZ 85208
-- Beds | 1 Baths
$361,250
E Tanya Trl
Phoenix, AZ 85086
-- Beds | 4 Baths
$138,000
W San Miguel Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85015
-- Beds | 2 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

18,597 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Maricopa County, AZ issued 18,597 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 18,597 permits, 9836 were issued for single family homes and 8,761 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Maricopa County, AZ issued 15,667 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 15,667 permits, 10883 were issued for single family homes and 4,784 were issued for multi-family homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

3,685 Rental Properties View All

$5,150
15815 S 50th St
Phoenix, AZ 85048
2 Beds | 2 Baths
$4,950
15815 S 50th St
Phoenix, AZ 85048
1 Beds | 1 Baths
$3,750
15815 S 50th St
Phoenix, AZ 85048
1 Beds | 1 Baths
$2,400
40904 N Prestancia Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85086
3 Beds | 2 Baths

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Maricopa County, AZ
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $624
  • 1 Bedroom: $757
  • 2 Bedrooms: $944
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,374
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,594

Zip Codes

Cities

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Environmental Hazards

5560 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Maricopa County, AZ
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  • Registered Polluters
    in Maricopa County, AZ
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  • Superfunds
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  • Tanks & Spills
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Maricopa County, AZ has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Maricopa County, AZ is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index VERY HIGH 7.89 Average
    Maricopa County, AZ is a very high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 50.93°
  • February 52.23°
  • March 62.07°
  • April 69.6°
  • May 77.5°
  • June 87.25°
  • July 95.98°
  • August 91.5°
  • September 85.6°
  • October 72.93°
  • November 59.43°
  • December 51.53°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Maricopa County, AZ

Earthquakes
Maricopa County, AZ has a moderate risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Maricopa County, AZ has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Maricopa County, AZ has a very low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Maricopa County, AZ has a very low risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Maricopa County, AZ: $56,004

Unemployment

Unemployment in Maricopa County is 4.5%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 5.3% and 8.8% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 36.98%
White Collar - 63.02%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Doug Ducey
  • Sen. Jeff Flake
  • Sen. John McCain

Neighborhood Info

36 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

675 FCC Towers view all

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