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
2,108,010
51%
50.8
Male
2,059,940
49%
49.2
Total Population
4,167,950
 
321,419,000

Maricopa County, AZ Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
272,590
6.5% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
288,113
6.9% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
295,063
7.1% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
284,710
6.8% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
284,969
6.8% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
594,791
14.3% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
548,668
13.2% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
537,317
12.9% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
247,837
5.9% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
220,865
5.3% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
345,123
8.3% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
175,320
4.2% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
72,581
1.7% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
3,137,280
75.3%
77.1
Female
1,603,640
51.1%
51.4
Male
1,533,640
48.9%
48.6
21 Years and over
2,966,460
71.2%
72.9
62 Years and over
725,642
17.4%
18.3
65 Years and over
593,024
14.2%
14.9
Female
326,094
55.0%
55.9
Male
266,930
45.0%
44.1
Median Age (years)
36
NR
NR

Maricopa County, AZ Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
4,033,910
96.8% 
96.9
White
3,257,170
78.1% 
73.1
Black or African American
228,439
5.5% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
80,471
1.9% 
0.8
Asian
166,727
4.0% 
5.4
Asian Indian
45,729
1.1% 
1.2
Chinese
31,822
0.8% 
1.3
Filipino
25,796
0.6% 
0.9
Japanese
7,577
0.2% 
0.2
Korean
11,626
0.3% 
0.5
Vietnamese
24,005
0.6% 
0.5
Other Asian
20,172
0.5% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
8,245
0.2% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
1,547
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
1,101
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
1,859
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
3,738
0.1% 
0.1
Some Other Race
292,856
7.0% 
4.8
Two or More Races
134,036
3.2% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
1,269,890
30.5% 
17.6
Mexican
1,128,260
27.1% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
26,949
0.6% 
1.7
Cuban
10,182
0.2% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
104,496
2.5% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
2,898,060
69.5% 
82.4

Maricopa County, AZ Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
168,334
6.1% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
195,010
7.1% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
632,157
23.1% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
680,595
24.8% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
226,049
8.2% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
539,022
19.7% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
301,335
11.0% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
363,344
13.2%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
2,379,158
86.8%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
840,357
30.7%
30.6

Maricopa County, AZ Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
1,148,161
34.7%
33.5%
Now Married
1,523,190
46.0%
47.5
Divorced
414,542
12.5%
11.0%
Separated
53,429
1.6%
2.1
Widowed
172,859
5.2
5.8%

Maricopa County, AZ Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
2,848,590
73.1%
78.5%
Languages other than english
1,046,770
26.9%
21.5%
Spanish
800,851
20.6%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
92,110
2.4%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
102,762
2.6%
3.5%
Other Languages
51,048
1.3%
1.0%

Maricopa County, AZ Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
100,306
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
62,019
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
141,875
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
147,276
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
209,002
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
276,359
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
182,385
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
201,636
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
80,379
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
79,090
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
56,004
 
55,775
Per capita income
28,893
 
29,979

Maricopa County, AZ Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
14,024
0.7%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
203,880
10.5%
9.8
Construction
126,246
6.5%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
399,520
20.6%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
192,496
9.9%
6.5
Information
40,300
2.1%
2.1
Manufacturing
147,423
7.6%
10.3
Other services except public administration
90,730
4.7%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
252,808
13.1%
11.3
Public administration
71,904
3.7%
4.6
Retail trade
241,809
12.5%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
102,798
5.3%
5.1
Wholesale trade
50,942
2.6%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
164,190
8.5%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
694,371
35.9%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
195,176
10.1%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
525,034
27.1%
23.6%
Service occupations
356,109
18.4%
18.0%

Maricopa County, AZ Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
1,908,620
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
1,463,710
76.7%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
206,183
10.8%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
44,031
2.3%
5.2
Walked
32,767
1.7%
2.8
Other means
47,930
2.5%
1.8
Worked at home
114,001
6.0%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
26.0
 
26.0

Maricopa County, AZ Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
100,146
6.8%
8.9
1 vehicles
549,113
37.1%
33.5
2 vehicles
572,229
38.7%
37.2
3 or more
258,839
17.5%
20.3

Maricopa County, AZ Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
1,480,330
87.4%
87.7
Owner Occupied
876,902
59.2%
63.0
Renter Occupied
603,425
40.8%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
213,360
12.6%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
8
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Maricopa County, AZ Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,693,690
1 room
40,390
2.4%
2.3
2 rooms
54,399
3.2%
2.5
3 rooms
190,292
11.2%
9.0
4 rooms
287,916
17.0%
16.6
5 rooms
342,614
20.2%
20.0
6 rooms
304,752
18.0%
17.9
7 rooms
207,413
12.2%
12.1
8 rooms
130,216
7.7%
8.5
9 rooms or more
135,695
8.0%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Maricopa County, AZ Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,693,690
 
 
1-unit, detached
1,079,570
63.7%
61.4
1-unit, attached
90,671
5.4%
5.8
2-units
20,731
1.2%
3.7
3 or 4 units
69,417
4.1%
4.5
5 to 9 units
89,437
5.3%
4.8
10 to 19 units
119,829
7.1%
4.6
20 or more units
136,165
8.0%
8.8
Mobile home
85,547
5.1%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
2,323
0.1%
0.1

Maricopa County, AZ Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
15,219
0.9%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
21,364
1.3%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
96,021
5.7%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
133,187
7.9%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
291,258
17.2%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
307,379
18.1%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
369,183
21.8%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
403,487
23.8%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
46,076
2.7%
2.5%
2014 or later
10,513
0.6%
0.5%

Maricopa County, AZ Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
382,337
25.8%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
11,054
0.7%
4.7
Electricity
1,067,470
72.1%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
825
0.1%
5.1
Coal or coke
264
0.0%
0.1
Wood
1,359
0.1%
2.0
Solar energy
5,317
0.4%
0.1
Other fuel
642
0.0%
0.5
No fuel used
11,063
0.7%
1.2

Maricopa County, AZ Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
608,405
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
7,619
1.3%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
31,479
5.2%
6.8%
$3,000 or more
37,123
6.1%
9.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
73,833
12.1%
11.8%
$500 to $999
116,853
19.2%
20.5%
$1,500 to 1,999
130,527
21.5%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
210,971
34.7%
29.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
276,376
45.9%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
92,083
15.3%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
60,401
10.0%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
43,585
7.2%
7.3%
35.0% or more
129,697
21.5%
22.3%
Not Computed
6,263
NR
NR

Maricopa County, AZ Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
582,669 
 
41,410,200 
$3,000 or more
3,913
0.7%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
4,386
0.8%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
14,527
2.5%
4.1%
Less than $500
25,446
4.4%
11.0%
$1,500 to $1,999
53,586
9.2%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
206,002
35.4%
27.9%
$500 to $999
274,809
47.2%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
20,756
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
986
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
63,813
11.3%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
79,428
14.1%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
80,302
14.2%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
66,321
11.7%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
50,959
9.0%
9.2%
35.0% or more
223,887
39.6%
41.4%
Not Computed
38,715
NR
NR

Maricopa County, AZ Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
876,902
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
45,861
5.2%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
64,179
7.3%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
109,127
12.4%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
148,973
17.0%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
222,828
25.4%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
191,374
21.8%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
76,164
8.7%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
18,396
2.1%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
228,300
 
194,500
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