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Demographics

Location Type:  Location: 

County: Maricopa

  Maricopa Arizona

People QuickFacts

Population, 2013 estimate 4,009,412 6,626,624
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base 3,817,118 6,392,015
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 5.0% 3.7%
Population, 2010 3,817,117 6,392,017
Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013 6.8% 6.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013 25.3% 24.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013 13.4% 15.4%
Female persons, percent, 2013 50.5% 50.3%
White alone, percent, 2013 (a) 84.7% 84.0%
Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a) 5.7% 4.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a) 2.7% 5.3%
Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a) 4.0% 3.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a) 0.3% 0.3%
Two or More Races, percent, 2013 2.7% 2.6%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b) 30.0% 30.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 57.6% 56.7%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012 79.9% 80.4%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012 15.1% 13.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012 26.4% 26.9%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012 86.2% 85.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012 29.5% 26.6%
Veterans, 2008-2012 275,434 530,693
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012 25.4 24.6
Housing units, 2013 1,668,171 2,892,325
Homeownership rate, 2008-2012 63.8% 65.5%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012 25.1% 20.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012 $193,900 $175,900
Households, 2008-2012 1,402,149 2,357,158
Persons per household, 2008-2012 2.71 2.66
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012 $27,552 $25,571
Median household income, 2008-2012 $54,385 $50,256
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012 15.8% 17.2%

Business QuickFacts

Private nonfarm establishments, 2012 84,585 131,375 (1)
Private nonfarm employment, 2012 1,458,349 2,134,252 (1)
Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012 0.6% 1.2% (1)
Nonemployer establishments, 2012 268,747 413,571
Total number of firms, 2007 311,765 491,529
Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 2.4% 2.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 1.2% 1.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 3.9% 3.3%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 S S
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 9.2% 10.7%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 27.3% 28.1%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1,000) 40,182,099 57,977,827
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1,000) 49,760,315 57,573,459
Retail sales, 2007 ($1,000) 58,688,328 86,758,801
Retail sales per capita, 2007 $15,153 $13,637
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1,000) 8,408,940 13,268,514
Building permits, 2012 14,131 21,726

Geography QuickFacts

Land area in square miles, 2010 9,200.14 113,594.08
Population per square mile, 2010 414.9 56.3
FIPS Code 013 04

(1) Includes data not distributed by county.


(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

D:  Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
F:  Fewer than 25 firms
FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
S:  Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
X:  Not applicable
Z:  Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown

Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits

Last Revised: Tuesday, 08-Jul-2014 06:42:53 EDT

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