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Maricopa County, Arizona (AZ)


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County population in 2012: 3,942,169 (98% urban, 2% rural); it was 3,072,149 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 707,409
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 202,911
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 764,563
Renter-occupied apartments: 501,263 (it was 368,323 in 2000)
% of renters here:

33%
State:

34%

Land area: 9203 sq. mi.
Water area: 21.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 422 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Maricopa County: 92.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (26.3%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (14.7%), Educational,health and social services (13.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Maricopa County, Arizona:


Median resident age:  34.0 years
Arizona median age:  35.0 years

Males: 1,888,465  (40.3%)
Females: 1,928,652  (59.7%)

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Maricopa County,AZ real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Maricopa County:

2.0 people
Arizona:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $53,284 ($45,358 in 1999)
This county:

$53284
Arizona:

$48745

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $780 (lower quartile is $613, upper quartile is $1,020)
This county:

$780
State:

$732


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $203,800 (it was $122,000 in 2000)
Maricopa County:

$203,800
Arizona:

$187,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $136,300 - $323,100

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $287,692
Here:

$287,692
State:

$269,393

Townhouses or other attached units: $195,817
Here:

$195,817
State:

$194,032

In 2-unit structures: $146,679
Here:

$146,679
State:

$162,043

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $165,910
Here:

$165,910
State:

$166,135

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $185,281
Here:

$185,281
State:

$174,859

Mobile homes: $66,301
Here:

$66,301
State:

$51,746

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $88,135
Here:

$88,135
State:

$39,763
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,596
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $398

Institutionalized population: 28,412

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


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Health of residents in Maricopa County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is about average.
77.0% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
44.9% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
79.4% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
70.9% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 193 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 160 pounds. This is more than average.
26.6% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:


Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,478 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,234 (0.7%)


Maricopa County household income distribution in 2009 Maricopa County home values distribution


Maricopa County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 15.2%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.8% for Black residents, 26.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.7% for American Indian residents, 23.3% for other race residents, 14.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 15.2%
Maricopa County:

15.2%
Arizona:

16.5%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.8% for Black residents, 26.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.7% for American Indian residents, 23.3% for other race residents, 14.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2010: 34 years old
(Males: 33 years old, Females: 35 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38 years old, Black residents: 29 years old, American Indian residents: 26 years old, Asian residents: 34 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

Area name: Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Maricopa County is $638 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $770 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1122 a month.

Cities in this county include: Phoenix, Mesa, Glendale, Scottsdale, Chandler, Tempe, Gilbert, Peoria, Sun City, Avondale.

Maricopa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2005 air pollution in Maricopa County:

Carbon Monoxide: 5 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.032 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.115 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.088 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 74 µg/m3. Significanly above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 200 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 12.9 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 41 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.003 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.007 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Near U.S. average.


Local government website: www.maricopa.gov

Click to draw/clear Maricopa County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Maricopa County: San Bernardino (A), Vulture (B), Alpha (C), Marysville (D), Burger Well (E), Coledon (F), Villa Buena (G), Kenyon Station (H), A K Ranch (I), Adams Camp (J), Gila Compressor Station (K), Gila River Ranch (L), Ashdale Administrative Site (M), Blue Point Recreation Site (N), Blue Point Administrative Site (O), Boulder Bobs Cabin (P), Burnt Corral Recreation Site (Q), Cartwright Ranch (R), Cave Creek Group Campground (S), Cline Cabin (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Scottsdale Pavilions Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Maricopa County include: Maricopa Mission (A), Grove Bible Church (B), Fort McDowell Indian Church (C), Ferguson Memorial Baptist Church (D), Estrella Mountain View Assembly of God (E), Desert Mountain Bible Fellowship (F), Cross of Glory Lutheran Church (G), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (H), Passages Christian Fellowship (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fourr Cemetery (1), Maricopa Cemetery (2), Stout Cemetery (3), Bosque Cemetery (4), Jim Hart Memorial Monument (5), Co - Op Village Cemetery (6), Tom Walder Memorial Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Firebird Lake (A), Palm Lake (B), Goose Lake (C), Desert Tank (D), Bagley Tank (E), Divide Tank (F), Don Tank (G), Barpit Tank (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Indian Spring Wash (A), Grass Wash (B), Lime Creek (C), Sentinel Wash (D), Columbus Wash (E), Mattys Fork (F), Maverick Mountain Wash (G), Burnt Corral Creek (H), Mesquite Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Maricopa County include: Arlington State Wildlife Area (1), Butterfield Trail Campsite (2), Robbins Butte State Game Management Unit (3), Usery Mountain Regional Park (4), Water Dog Recreational Site (5), Palo Verde Recreation Site 147 (6), McDowell Mountain Regional Park (7), Saguaro del Norte Recreation Site (8), Acacia Recreation Site (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Gila County , La Paz County , Pima County , Pinal County , Yavapai County , Yuma County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 197,913
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 441,240 (26% naturalized citizens)

Maricopa County:

14.4%
Whole state:

12.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 98.2%

Maricopa County marital status for males
Maricopa County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Maricopa County with a mortgage: 527,861 (67,301 second mortgage, 55,644 home equity loan, 2,070 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 134,042

Here:

79.7% with mortgage
State:

74.9% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.73%
Here39.7%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 1,220,609
Total congregations: 1,552

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionJewishAssemblies of God
Adherents530,135 (43.4%)153,980 (12.6%)76,468 (6.3%)60,000 (4.9%)57,633 (4.7%)
Congregations91 (5.9%)375 (24.2%)126 (8.1%)20 (1.3%)88 (5.7%)
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist Church Charismatic Churches Independent Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents50,995 (4.2%)32,811 (2.7%)25,080 (2.1%)23,730 (1.9%)209,777 (17.2%)
Congregations57 (3.7%)50 (3.2%)16 (1.0%)28 (1.8%)701 (45.2%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Maricopa County - Phoenix, Mesa, Glendale, Scottsdale, Chandler

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 501
This county:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 60
Maricopa County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 219
Maricopa County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 768
This county:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 2,264
Maricopa County:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.7%
Arizona:

8.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

22.5%
Arizona:

22.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Maricopa County:

14.8%
State:

14.2%


Agriculture in Maricopa County:

Average size of farms: 297 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $350,797
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1679.70
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 20.29%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 47.25%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $277,211
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 37.06%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 100.00%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $90,386
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 78.10%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 32.42
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 61.99%
Corn for grain: 168 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 14137 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 50354 harvested acres
Vegetables: 17,010 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 10,832 acres

Tornado activity:

Maricopa County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly above Arizona state average. It is 3.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 57 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 8/30/1971, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 41 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Maricopa County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arizona state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/13/1991 at 21:37:27, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 81.0 miles away from the county center
On 7/1/2005 at 17:41:06, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Maricopa County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Fires: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Maricopa County (%):





Maricopa County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,050,341 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 214,231 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 26,947 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 464 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 289 (0%)
  • Railroad: 405 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 30 (0%)
  • Taxi: 1,326 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 5,541 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 13,640 (1%)
  • Walked: 28,888 (2%)
  • Other means: 12,621 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 51,719 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Maricopa County, Arizona in 2000:

People in group quarters in Maricopa County, Arizona in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $62,208.

7.17% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,819 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.17%
Arizona average:

8.20%


0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($585 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.14%
Arizona average:

0.18%

0.96% relocated from other counties in Arizona ($5,158 average AGI)
6.07% relocated from other states ($43,077 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

6.07%
Arizona average:

6.09%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.46% ($42,786 average AGI)
from Pinal County, AZ  0.24% ($41,886)
from Pima County, AZ  0.23% ($41,401)
from San Diego County, CA  0.22% ($46,746)
from Orange County, CA  0.20% ($56,157)
from Cook County, IL  0.14% ($53,740)
from Clark County, NV  0.13% ($55,546)


5.18% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,380 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
Arizona average:

5.96%


0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($856 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.08%
Arizona average:

0.10%

1.40% relocated to other counties in Arizona ($12,960 average AGI)
3.70% relocated to other states ($36,564 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

3.70%
Arizona average:

3.88%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Pinal County, AZ  0.70% ($51,347 average AGI)
to Yavapai County, AZ  0.17% ($50,328)
to Pima County, AZ  0.17% ($44,290)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.13% ($39,935)
to Clark County, NV  0.11% ($94,499)
to San Diego County, CA  0.11% ($47,664)
to Coconino County, AZ  0.08% ($41,347)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.4

Births per 1000 population in Maricopa County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Maricopa County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Maricopa County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 390,110 (337,774 aged, 52,336 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 95.5. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 71.0
  • Cut/Pierce - 7.7
  • Suffocation - 2.1
  • Transportation-Related, Overall - 1.1
  • Other - 13.5

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 135.5. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 78.0
  • Suffocation - 25.2
  • Poisoning - 24.6
  • Cut/Pierce - 2.6
  • Fall - 1.4
  • Drowning - 0.9
  • Other - 2.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,763,940

Size of family households: 371,431 2-persons, 195,556 3-persons, 180,822 4-persons, 99,790 5-persons, 47,040 6-persons, 38,175 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 365,212 1-person, 91,784 2-persons, 14,202 3-persons, 5,107 4-persons, 1,546 5-persons, 548 6-persons, 370 7-or-more-persons.

75.9% of residents of Maricopa County speak English at home.
19.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).
2.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (74% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $21,299,643,000 ($6084 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,747,778,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $6,828,234,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $3,347,166,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $88,736,000
Federal grants: $4,155,471,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,321,857,000 ($4,647,613,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,558,179,000 ($422,250,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $301,706,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,300,783,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,080,955,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 299,782
Here:

82 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 121,963
Here:

34 per 1000 residents
State:

37 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +131,048
Here:

+36 per 1000 residents
State:

+28 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +259,869
Here:

+71 per 1000 residents
State:

+69 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Maricopa County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 738.55 millions of gallons per day (21% from ground, 79% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.7
State:

3.7

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Maricopa County, Arizona
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 2,125
  • 2 rooms: 12,551
  • 3 rooms: 40,179
  • 4 rooms: 72,883
  • 5 rooms: 177,899
  • 6 rooms: 185,160
  • 7 rooms: 133,605
  • 8 rooms: 81,064
  • 9+ rooms: 59,097
  • 1 room: 27,482
  • 2 rooms: 56,265
  • 3 rooms: 83,412
  • 4 rooms: 102,794
  • 5 rooms: 54,864
  • 6 rooms: 25,860
  • 7 rooms: 11,210
  • 8 rooms: 4,281
  • 9+ rooms: 2,155
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Maricopa County, Arizona
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 6,579
  • 1 bedroom: 31,753
  • 2 bedrooms: 176,490
  • 3 bedrooms: 339,021
  • 4 bedrooms: 176,333
  • 5+ bedrooms: 34,387
  • no bedroom: 34,038
  • 1 bedroom: 123,838
  • 2 bedrooms: 143,577
  • 3 bedrooms: 52,886
  • 4 bedrooms: 12,627
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,357
Cars and other vehicles available in Maricopa County, Arizona in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 22,530
  • 1 vehicle: 247,591
  • 2 vehicles: 355,673
  • 3 vehicles: 105,006
  • 4 vehicles: 25,426
  • 5+ vehicles: 8,337
  • no vehicle: 56,228
  • 1 vehicle: 190,922
  • 2 vehicles: 98,361
  • 3 vehicles: 17,156
  • 4 vehicles: 3,716
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,940

44% of Maricopa County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 12% lived in Arizona.

Maricopa County:

43.6%
State average:

46.0%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $134,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Maricopa County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (64.2%)
  • Utility gas (33.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • Electricity (78.9%)
  • Utility gas (18.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 23,068
Here:

6.2%
Arizona:

6.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 10,296
Here:

6.3%
Arizona:

6.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 25,400
Here:

15.7%
Arizona:

13.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue Debt

Maricopa County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Maricopa County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


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Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Maricopa County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Maricopa County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
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Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 658 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED29,995$154,75223,502$200,60562,195$216,7201,473$132,26760$6,091,50012,589$174,768782$125,661
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1,681$159,4802,361$211,7087,775$213,450465$70,8154$7,645,5001,150$176,979224$78,464
APPLICATIONS DENIED5,693$151,1495,067$213,04026,844$235,1372,088$75,59324$3,247,9584,423$178,047586$84,751
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3,443$154,9133,108$222,86213,162$219,512643$122,46712$8,608,6672,138$178,746166$119,380
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS821$148,839698$222,5543,590$221,420304$102,7040$0510$162,45360$88,667
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 598 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3,052$210,192793$234,435232$157,4661$140,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1,184$223,729640$244,086136$206,5373$317,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED640$211,775288$254,44487$170,1380$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN200$210,075108$242,19419$144,4210$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS152$212,22444$248,29524$223,7920$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Maricopa County, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John12,63274.7 years
William10,85974.6 years
Robert10,67171.9 years
Mary10,32279.4 years
James8,61372.1 years
Charles6,75274.6 years
George6,25976.4 years
Helen5,95881.1 years
Joseph5,20875.8 years
Dorothy5,20779.0 years
Most common last names in Maricopa County, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4,32675.8 years
Johnson3,61376.1 years
Miller2,59676.9 years
Brown2,37375.4 years
Jones2,22575.0 years
Williams2,12674.9 years
Anderson1,82577.4 years
Davis1,74575.3 years
Wilson1,57775.0 years
Thompson1,39276.2 years
Businesses in Maricopa County, AZ
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness11J.Crew4
7-Eleven59JCPenney11
ALDO5Jack In The Box114
AMF Bowling13Jamba Juice21
AT&T48Jimmy John's19
Abercrombie & Fitch3JoS. A. Bank6
Abercrombie Kids2Johnny Rockets7
Ace Hardware50Jones New York36
Aeropostale11Journeys12
Albertsons28KFC42
American Eagle Outfitters11Kincaid6
Ann Taylor11Kmart8
Apple Store5Knights Inn3
Applebee's22Kohl's15
Arby's49Kroger92
Ashley Furniture5LA Fitness22
AutoZone73La Quinta10
Avenue6La-Z-Boy6
BMW3Lane Bryant14
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill14Lane Furniture31
Bakers2LensCrafters16
Bally Total Fitness2Levi Strauss & Co.2
Banana Republic6Little Caesars Pizza52
Baskin-Robbins19Long John Silver's21
Bath & Body Works22Lowe's21
Bebe5Macy's9
Bed Bath & Beyond15MainStay1
Ben & Jerry's1Marriott49
Bentleymotors.Com1Marshalls8
Best Western16MasterBrand Cabinets80
Big O Tires23McDonald's157
Blockbuster69Men's Wearhouse16
Brooks Brothers1Motel 614
Brookstone3Motherhood Maternity18
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards7New Balance59
Budget Car Rental13New York & Co6
Buffalo Wild Wings10Nike153
Burger King63Nordstrom6
Buybuy BABY2OfficeMax30
CVS90Old Country Buffet4
Cache3Old Navy12
CarMax2Olive Garden14
Casual Male XL8On The Border3
Catherines7Outback11
Charlotte Russe10Outback Steakhouse11
Chick-Fil-A17Pac Sun9
Chico's10Panda Express62
Chipotle32Papa John's Pizza24
Chuck E. Cheese's7Payless53
Church's Chicken28Penske21
Cinnabon 10PetSmart34
Clarion3Pier 1 Imports17
Clarks4Pizza Hut63
Cold Stone Creamery35Popeyes8
Coldwater Creek6Qdoba Mexican Grill6
ColorTyme1Quality8
Comfort Inn6Quiznos30
Comfort Suites7RadioShack50
Costco14Ramada5
Cracker Barrel7Red Lobster11
Crate & Barrel2Red Robin13
Cricket Wireless157Red Roof Inn4
Crossland Economy Studios1Ruby Tuesday5
Curves27Rue215
Dairy Queen49Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing3
Days Hotel1SAS Shoes8
Days Inn12SONIC Drive-In52
Deb2Safeway48
Decora Cabinetry14Saks Fifth Avenue1
Dennys39Sam's Club10
Discount Tire48Sears41
Domino's Pizza51Sephora6
DressBarn7Shoe Carnival2
Dunkin Donuts37Sleep Inn4
Econo Lodge1Soma Intimates5
Eddie Bauer4Spencer Gifts8
El Pollo Loco17Sprint Nextel38
Ethan Allen3Staples31
Express7Starbucks232
Extended Stay America9Studio 62
Extended Stay Deluxe3Subway194
Famous Footwear34Super 89
Fashion Bug7T-Mobile163
FedEx387T.G.I. Driday's8
Finish Line9T.J.Maxx9
Firestone Complete Auto Care25Taco Bell82
Foot Locker10Talbots5
Forever 216Target33
Fredericks Of Hollywood3The Cheesecake Factory5
GNC33The Limited2
GameStop56The Room Place15
Gap7Torrid5
Goodwill2Toys"R"Us20
Gymboree8Trader Joe's9
H&M2Travelodge4
H&R Block149True Value10
Haagen-Dazs3U-Haul111
Haworth2UPS367
Hawthorn2Urban Outfitters3
Hobby Lobby9Vans59
Holiday Inn26Verizon Wireless61
Hollister Co.7Victoria's Secret14
Home Depot31Village Inn16
HomeTown Buffet1Vons57
Homestead Studio Suites4Waffle House12
Hot Topic9Walgreens103
Howard Johnson2Walmart56
Hyatt4Wendy's65
IHOP25Westin3
IKEA1Wet Seal11
IZOD2Whole Foods Market5
InTown Suites3YMCA16
J. Jill4
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