Maricopa, AZ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Maricopa, Arizona - Basic Facts

The City of Maricopa had a population of 50,174 as of July 1, 2017. Maricopa ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arizona. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Maricopa is located at latitude 33.0448 and longitude -112.0162 in Pinal County. The formal boundaries for the City of Maricopa (see map below) encompass a land area of 47.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Pinal County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 1,175 feet.

The City of Maricopa (GNIS ID: 2411032) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Arizona is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Maricopa is located within Maricopa-Stanfield Division of Pinal County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Maricopa population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Maricopa: Maricopa Junction.

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


Total Population 50,174
Daytime Population: Workers 5,905
Daytime Population: Residents 27,296
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 33,201
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 50,170
Population in Familes 43,069
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 1,057
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $66,860
Average Household Income $78,851
Per Capita Income $26,014


Total Housing Units 19,790 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,778 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,773 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,239 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $166,999
Average Home Value $184,647


Total Households 16,551
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 12,681
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 1.99% 1.36%
Households 1.98% 1.35%
Families 1.84% 1.28%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Maricopa, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Maricopa to the other 451 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 21 96th
Population Density # 61 87th
Diversity Index # 75 83rd
Median Household Income # 32 93rd
Per Capita Income # 98 78th

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