Maricopa County Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Maricopa County?

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There are 4,451,461 residents in Maricopa County, with a median age of 37. Of this, 49.45% are males and 50.55% are females. US-born citizens make up 83.89% of the resident pool in Maricopa County, while non-US-born citizens account for 7.74%. Additionally, 8.37% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 3,671,127 people in Maricopa County currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 4,451,461 2.0%
Male Population 2,201,212 2.0%
Female Population 2,250,249 1.9%
Male population 49.45%
Female population 50.55%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 37 0.0%
Citizen US Born 3,734,353 2.1%
Citizen not US Born 344,743 3.8%
Not Citizen 372,365 -1.4%
Citizen US Born 83.89%
Citizen not US Born 7.74%
Not Citizen 8.37%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 25,786 -3.2%
Moved from Same County 510,145 -0.6%
Moved from Same State 37,508 -0.7%
Moved from Different State 155,122 2.0%
Same House as Last Year 3,671,127 2.4%
Moved from Abroad 0.59%
Moved from Same County 11.6%
Moved from Same State 0.85%
Moved from Different State 3.53%
Same House as Last Year 83.44%

What are the employment statistics in Maricopa County?

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White-collar workers make up 80.92% of the working population in Maricopa County, while blue-collar employees account for 19.08%. There are also 220,490 entrepreneurs in Maricopa County (10.27% of the workforce); 1,546,656 workers employed in private companies (72.05%); and 240,829 people working in governmental institutions (11.22%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 1,737,072 3.3%
Blue Collar 409,564 1.8%
White Collar 80.92%
Blue Collar 19.08%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 220,490 4.4%
Private Companies 1,546,656 2.0%
Governmental Workers 240,829 5.5%
Not for Profit Companies 138,661 7.6%
Self Employees 10.27%
Private Companies 72.05%
Governmental Workers 11.22%
Not for Profit Companies 6.46%

How many households are there in Maricopa County?

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There are a total of 1,608,364 households in Maricopa County, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 65.75% of these Maricopa County households, while non-family units account for the remaining 34.25%. Additionally, 32.41% of households have children and 67.59% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 1,608,364 2.9%
Average People Per Household 3 -0.7%
Family Households 1,057,479 2.9%
Non-family Households 550,885 2.9%
Family Households 65.75%
Non-family Households 34.25%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 521,347 2.1%
Households without Children 1,087,017 3.3%
Households with Children 32.41%
Households without Children 67.59%

What are the median and average incomes in Maricopa County?

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The average annual household income in Maricopa County is $94,498, while the median household income sits at $65,986 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $70,908, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $79,019. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $43,523 and $51,855, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $94,498 4.2%
Median Household Income $65,986 3.8%
People below Poverty Level 547,133 -5.9%
People above Poverty Level 3,794,275 3.2%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Maricopa County?

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There are 1,779,024 housing units in Maricopa County, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1991. Of the 1,608,364 occupied housing units in Maricopa County, 63.29% are owner-occupied, while 36.71% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 68.56% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $278,200. In general, housing costs reach $1,172 per month in Maricopa County.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 1,779,024 1.5%
Median Year Built 1991 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 16,151 3.2%
Built between 1940 and 1949 21,777 -3.5%
Built between 1950 and 1959 88,701 -3.5%
Built between 1960 and 1969 134,508 -0.2%
Built between 1970 and 1979 295,064 0.6%
Built between 1980 and 1989 315,928 0.9%
Built between 1990 and 1999 361,928 -0.1%
Built between 2000 and 2009 407,023 -0.5%
Built in 2010 or Later 137,944 23.9%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 1,608,364 2.9%
Owner Occupied 1,017,929 4.5%
Renter Occupied 590,435 0.2%
Owner Occupied 63.29%
Renter Occupied 36.71%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 697,917 3.9%
Without Mortgage 320,012 5.8%
Median Value with Mortgage $278,200 5.1%
Median Value without Mortgage $245,100 9.4%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,172 3.7%
With Mortgage 68.56%
Without Mortgage 31.44%

What is the level of education in Maricopa County?

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Approximately 29.99% of the population in Maricopa County holds a high school degree (that's 1,050,548 residents), while 27.75% have attained a college certificate (972,078 locals) and 19.06% have a bachelor's degree (667,524 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 161,918 -3.8%
Some High School 1,050,548 1.5%
Some College 972,078 2.5%
Associate Degree 281,406 4.6%
Bachelor's Degree 667,524 4.4%
Graduate Degree 369,075 6.2%
No High School 4.62%
Some High School 29.99%
Some College 27.75%
Associate Degree 8.03%
Bachelor's Degree 19.06%
Graduate Degree 10.54%

What is the marital status of Maricopa County residents?

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A total of 1,227,093 people in Maricopa County have never been married (which represents 33.81% of the total population), while 1,743,751 of them are wedded (48.05%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 57,263 (1.58%) and 424,587 (11.7%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 1,227,093 2.6%
Married 1,743,751 2.7%
Separated 57,263 2.6%
Widowed 176,568 0.4%
Divorced 424,587 1.4%
Never Married 33.81%
Married 48.05%
Separated 1.58%
Widowed 4.87%
Divorced 11.7%

What are the most common means of transportation in Maricopa County?

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The top three means of transportation people in Maricopa County use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and walking. A total of 1,788,656 residents commute by car, 32,717 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 31,374 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 1,788,656 0.0%
Bus or TrolleyBus 32,717 -9.5%
Railroad 2,797 5.3%
Ferryboat 148 12.1%
Bicycle 14,038 -11.5%
Motorcycle 7,334 -1.2%
TaxiCab 4,184 12.8%
Walk 31,374 -0.6%

What is the median and average household income in Maricopa County by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
85003 8,465 4,378 $48,306.00 $82,992.00
85004 8,223 3,584 $52,000.00 $81,508.00
85006 26,682 9,471 $43,567.00 $56,523.00
85007 14,820 5,196 $35,642.00 $57,840.00
85008 62,995 22,950 $46,724.00 $59,238.00
85009 54,000 14,042 $38,228.00 $52,448.00
85012 7,595 3,880 $71,296.00 $112,197.00
85013 20,912 10,076 $56,526.00 $86,462.00
85014 27,888 13,405 $52,408.00 $75,423.00
85015 44,010 16,772 $42,038.00 $56,570.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

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