Maricopa County, AZ Demographic Data

Maricopa County, AZ Summary

Maricopa County is located in Arizona
  • Population: 3,942,169
  • Area: 9,224.39 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 9,200.14 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 24.25 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 427.36 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 873.03 ft
  • Time Zone: Mountain Standard Time (GMT -7)
  • Daylight Savings: No

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Maricopa County, AZ Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
2,145,060
51%
50.8
Male
2,097,940
49%
49.2
Total Population
4,243,000
 
323,128,000

Maricopa County, AZ Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
281,761
6.6% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
288,903
6.8% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
292,454
6.9% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
289,116
6.8% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
283,922
6.7% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
608,882
14.4% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
552,398
13.0% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
543,539
12.8% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
248,578
5.9% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
233,515
5.5% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
362,189
8.5% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
185,429
4.4% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
72,311
1.7% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
3,202,880
75.5%
77.2
Female
1,636,190
51.1%
51.3
Male
1,566,690
48.9%
48.7
21 Years and over
3,034,380
71.5%
73.1
62 Years and over
754,123
17.8%
18.8
65 Years and over
619,929
14.6%
15.2
Female
340,589
54.9%
55.8
Male
279,340
45.1%
44.2
Median Age (years)
36
0.0%
0.0

Maricopa County, AZ Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
4,090,540
96.4% 
96.8
White
3,227,510
76.1% 
72.6
Black or African American
230,642
5.4% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
82,300
1.9% 
0.8
Asian
168,720
4.0% 
5.4
Asian Indian
44,864
1.1% 
1.2
Chinese
31,370
0.7% 
1.3
Filipino
30,345
0.7% 
0.9
Japanese
6,047
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
10,084
0.2% 
0.4
Vietnamese
22,839
0.5% 
0.6
Other Asian
23,171
0.5% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
9,808
0.2% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
2,184
0.1% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
1,867
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
441
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
5,316
0.1% 
0.1
Some Other Race
371,556
8.8% 
5.1
Two or More Races
152,461
3.6% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
1,302,420
30.7% 
17.8
Mexican
1,148,110
27.1% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
29,208
0.7% 
1.7
Cuban
11,276
0.3% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
113,825
2.7% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
2,940,580
69.3% 
82.2

Maricopa County, AZ Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
164,619
5.9% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
193,976
6.9% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
629,861
22.4% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
689,187
24.6% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
232,840
8.3% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
573,679
20.4% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
322,679
11.5% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
358,595
12.8%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
2,448,246
87.2%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
896,358
31.9%
31.2

Maricopa County, AZ Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
1,148,581
34.0%
33.7%
Now Married
1,588,265
47.0%
47.5
Divorced
414,981
12.3%
11.0%
Separated
54,142
1.6%
2.0
Widowed
173,910
5.1
5.8%

Maricopa County, AZ Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
2,896,910
73.1%
78.4%
Languages other than english
1,064,330
26.9%
21.6%
Spanish
808,412
20.4%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
90,045
2.3%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
101,539
2.6%
3.5%
Other Languages
64,331
1.6%
1.1%

Maricopa County, AZ Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
98,556
6.5%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
61,516
4.0%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
128,073
8.4%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
143,808
9.5%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
209,748
13.8%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
285,096
18.7%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
194,832
12.8%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
216,122
14.2%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
89,547
5.9%
5.8
$200,000 or more
93,833
6.2%
6.4
Median household income
58,737
 
57,617
Per capita income
30,363
 
31,128

Maricopa County, AZ Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
11,672
0.6%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
200,916
10.1%
9.8
Construction
142,429
7.1%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
417,086
20.9%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
200,255
10.0%
6.6
Information
40,737
2.0%
2.1
Manufacturing
150,912
7.6%
10.1
Other services except public administration
104,391
5.2%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
257,416
12.9%
11.4
Public administration
70,832
3.5%
4.6
Retail trade
238,344
11.9%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
109,676
5.5%
5.2
Wholesale trade
51,296
2.6%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
165,734
8.3%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
755,825
37.9%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
196,811
9.9%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
514,189
25.8%
23.3%
Service occupations
363,403
18.2%
18.1%

Maricopa County, AZ Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
1,966,930
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
1,498,280
76.2%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
218,220
11.1%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
38,340
1.9%
5.1
Walked
28,173
1.4%
2.7
Other means
49,353
2.5%
1.8
Worked at home
134,556
6.8%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
26.1
 
26.6

Maricopa County, AZ Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
93,699
6.2%
8.7
1 vehicles
544,881
35.8%
33.2
2 vehicles
589,092
38.7%
37.1
3 or more
293,459
19.3%
21.0

Maricopa County, AZ Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
1,521,130
88.9%
87.6
Owner Occupied
920,114
60.5%
63.1
Renter Occupied
601,017
39.5%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
190,259
11.1%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
2
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.8
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.8
0.0%
2.5

Maricopa County, AZ Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,711,390
1 room
42,725
2.5%
2.4
2 rooms
56,992
3.3%
2.7
3 rooms
172,602
10.1%
9.1
4 rooms
287,803
16.8%
16.5
5 rooms
337,881
19.7%
19.8
6 rooms
323,667
18.9%
17.8
7 rooms
208,971
12.2%
12.0
8 rooms
137,069
8.0%
8.6
9 rooms or more
143,680
8.4%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

Maricopa County, AZ Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,711,390
 
 
1-unit, detached
1,102,690
64.4%
61.5
1-unit, attached
95,879
5.6%
5.9
2-units
16,232
0.9%
3.6
3 or 4 units
65,691
3.8%
4.4
5 to 9 units
89,609
5.2%
4.8
10 to 19 units
107,701
6.3%
4.4
20 or more units
145,030
8.5%
9.0
Mobile home
86,634
5.1%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
1,926
0.1%
0.1

Maricopa County, AZ Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
16,669
1.0%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
23,152
1.4%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
89,885
5.3%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
129,411
7.6%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
298,868
17.5%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
322,883
18.9%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
350,941
20.5%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
393,611
23.0%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
51,402
3.0%
2.8%
2014 or later
34,568
2.0%
1.4%

Maricopa County, AZ Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
389,133
25.6%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
10,414
0.7%
4.7
Electricity
1,097,490
72.1%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
1,289
0.1%
4.8
Coal or coke
123
0.0%
0.1
Wood
1,634
0.1%
1.9
Solar energy
7,159
0.5%
0.1
Other fuel
1,412
0.1%
0.5
No fuel used
12,476
0.8%
1.1

Maricopa County, AZ Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
638,740
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
6,777
1.1%
1.6%
$2,500 to $2,999
32,744
5.1%
7.0%
$3,000 or more
39,814
6.2%
10.3%
$2,000 to $2,499
74,487
11.7%
11.8%
$500 to $999
120,537
18.9%
20.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
144,354
22.6%
20.1%
$1,000 to $1,499
220,027
34.4%
28.8%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
295,795
46.7%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
96,093
15.2%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
67,394
10.6%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
39,212
6.2%
7.0%
35.0% or more
135,055
21.3%
21.3%
Not Computed
5,191
0.0%
0.0%

Maricopa County, AZ Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
578,720 
 
41,631,300 
$3,000 or more
5,701
1.0%
1.8%
$2,500 to $2,999
7,256
1.3%
1.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
16,023
2.8%
4.4%
Less than $500
26,420
4.6%
10.7%
$1,500 to $1,999
64,630
11.2%
11.9%
$1,000 to $1,499
218,945
37.8%
28.3%
$500 to $999
239,745
41.4%
41.0%
No Cash Rent
22,297
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
1,042
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
71,466
12.7%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
76,516
13.6%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
80,275
14.2%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
67,112
11.9%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
48,653
8.6%
9.0%
35.0% or more
219,976
39.0%
40.7%
Not Computed
37,019
0.0%
0.0%

Maricopa County, AZ Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
920,114
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
44,814
4.9%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
53,409
5.8%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
93,788
10.2%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
157,498
17.1%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
257,442
28.0%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
211,976
23.0%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
81,037
8.8%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
20,150
2.2%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
239,300
 
205,000
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