Maricopa County AZ Information


Maricopa County Subdivisions

Maricopa County AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,310,918
Daytime Population: Workers 2,017,415
Daytime Population: Residents 2,316,682
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,334,097
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 4,249,186
Population in Familes 3,396,046
Population in Group Qrtrs 61,732
Population Density2 469
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $56,499
Average Household Income $78,763
Per Capita Income $29,120


Total Housing Units 1,794,171 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 961,081 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 615,993 (34.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 217,097 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $228,541
Average Home Value $292,529


Total Households 1,577,074
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 1,032,863
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.69% 1.76%
Households 1.54% 1.69%
Families 1.42% 1.61%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.3%


Maricopa County AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Maricopa County to the other 15 counties and county equivalents in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1 100th
Population Density # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 4 80th
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arizona Census Data Comparison Tool.