Maricopa, Arizona

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Population in 2017: 48,007 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4516.1%
Males: 23,639  (49.2%)
Females: 24,368  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

36.0 years
Arizona median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 85138.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,087 (it was $30,625 in 2000)
Maricopa:

$45,087
AZ:

$56,581

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $13,304 (it was $9,175 in 2000)

Maricopa CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $178,014 (it was $75,500 in 2000)
Maricopa:

$178,014
AZ:

$223,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $170,857; detached houses: $163,574; townhouses or other attached units: $399,235; mobile homes: $62,173

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,308.

March 2019 cost of living index in Maricopa: 94.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.0%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.5% for Black residents, 8.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.4% for American Indian residents, 2.2% for other race residents, 4.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Maricopa, AZ (2017)
    • 27,00154.9%White alone
    • 12,37225.1%Hispanic
    • 4,6879.5%Black alone
    • 2,6035.3%Two or more races
    • 1,8243.7%Asian alone
    • 6901.4%American Indian alone
    • 1250.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 460.09%Other race alone

Races in Maricopa detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists, there were 45 registered sex offenders living in Maricopa, Arizona as of November 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Maricopa is 1,064 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Maricopa by year

Type

2009

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(4.1)
3
(6.0)
1
(2.1)
1
(2.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
9
(17.2)
4
(9.1)
9
(20.1)
10
(22.3)
3
(6.2)
10
(20.2)
10
(21.1)
13
(26.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(7.7)
12
(27.2)
12
(26.7)
6
(13.4)
7
(14.5)
6
(12.1)
14
(29.5)
7
(14.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
39
(74.7)
44
(99.8)
36
(80.2)
46
(102.5)
71
(147.3)
78
(157.2)
66
(139.0)
72
(148.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
195
(373.6)
263
(596.4)
155
(345.4)
155
(345.4)
94
(195.0)
87
(175.3)
87
(183.3)
57
(117.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
638
(1,222)
648
(1,469)
634
(1,413)
633
(1,411)
473
(981.5)
517
(1,042)
473
(996.5)
399
(820.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
63
(120.7)
68
(154.2)
55
(122.5)
31
(69.1)
33
(68.5)
44
(88.7)
44
(92.7)
33
(67.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(1.9)
1
(2.3)
1
(2.2)
2
(4.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(4.2)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)115.7148.2135.0128.5105.5124.3117.8105.8

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City-data.com crime index in Maricopa, AZ

Crime rate in Maricopa detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 88 (68 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Arizona average:

1.77
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Ancestries: German (7.9%), English (6.3%), American (6.2%), Irish (4.6%), Italian (3.0%), Polish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Incorporated in 2003

Land area: 4.04 square miles.

Population density: 11,892 people per square mile   (high).

Maricopa, Arizona map

4,814 residents are foreign born (4.2% Latin America, 1.4% North America, 1.1% Europe).

This place:

9.8%
Arizona:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,550 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,556 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chandler, AZ (19.8 miles , pop. 176,581).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Mesa, AZ (30.0 miles , pop. 396,375).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (32.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Ak-Chin Village, AZ (1.4 miles ),
Sacate Village, AZ (2.6 miles),
Casa Blanca, AZ (3.2 miles ),
Wet Camp Village, AZ (3.2 miles ),
Sweet Water Village, AZ (3.6 miles),
Stanfield, AZ (3.6 miles ),
Goodyear Village, AZ (3.7 miles ),
Stotonic Village, AZ (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 33.06 N, Longitude: 112.05 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 520

Distribution of median household income in Maricopa, AZ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Maricopa, AZ in 2017
Maricopa satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.8%
Arizona:

4.6%
Most common industries in Maricopa, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (20.4%)
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (9.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (24.6%)
  • Construction (15.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (8.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (8.3%)
  • Motor vehicles, parts & supplies merchant wholesalers (5.3%)
  • Gasoline stations (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (17.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (14.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.8%)
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (10.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.0%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
Most common occupations in Maricopa, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (12.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (20.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.7%)
  • Other transportation occupations (4.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (11.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (10.2%)
  • Cashiers (9.1%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (8.0%)
  • Communications equipment operators (7.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)

Average climate in Maricopa, Arizona

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 253. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

253
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.311. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.311
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 45.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

45.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.99
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Maricopa-area historical earthquake activity is near Arizona state average. It is 413% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 269.8 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 211.7 miles away from Maricopa center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 271.7 miles away from Maricopa center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 217.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 209.2 miles away from Maricopa center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 420.5 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pinal County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Fires: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Maricopa topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Maricopa:

  • AK-CHIN DIALYSIS (FMC) (16536 N MARICOPA RD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Maricopa:

  • SUN LAKES DIALYSIS (FMC) (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; SUN LAKES, AZ)

Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Maricopa:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Maricopa:

  • Chandler-Gilbert Community College (about 22 miles; Chandler, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 8,047)
  • South Mountain Community College (about 23 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,736)
  • Central Arizona College (about 24 miles; Coolidge, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • University of Phoenix-Phoenix Campus (about 25 miles; Tempe, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,862)
  • University of Phoenix-Online Campus (about 25 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 155,655)
  • Rio Salado College (about 25 miles; Tempe, AZ; FT enrollment: 14,894)
  • Mesa Community College (about 26 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 14,726)

Public schools in Maricopa:

  • MARICOPA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,536, Location: 45012 W. HONEYCUTT AVE.)
  • MARICOPA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 787, Location: 18150 N. ALTERRA PKWY., Charter school)
  • MARICOPA WELLS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 721, Location: 45725 W. HONEYCUTT AVE., Charter school)
  • DESERT WIND MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 684, Location: 35565 WEST HONEYCUTT ROAD)
  • SADDLEBACK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 591, Location: 18600 N. PORTER ROAD, Charter school)
  • SANTA CRUZ ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 535, Location: 19845 N. COSTA DEL SOL RD., Charter school)
  • SANTA ROSA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 466, Location: 21400 N. SANTA ROSA DR., Charter school)
  • PIMA BUTTE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 451, Location: 42202 W. RANCHO EL DORADO PKW)
  • MOBILE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 14, Location: 42798 S. 99TH AVENUE)
  • CAVIT - MARICOPA UNIFIED (Location: 45012 W. HONEYCUTT AVE)
  • LEGACY TRADITIONAL SCHOOL - MARICOPA (Location: 17760 N. REGENT DRIVE, Charter school)
  • LEADING EDGE ACADEMY MARICOPA (Location: 18700 N. PORTER ROAD, Charter school)
  • HOLSTEINER AGRICULTURAL SCHOOL (Location: 44400 WEST HONEYCUTT RD, Charter school)
  • CAMINO MONTESSORI (Location: 44301 WEST MARICOPA/CASA GRAND, Charter school)
  • SEQUOIA PATHWAY ACADEMY (Location: 19265 N. PORTER RD., Charter school)
  • BUTTERFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 43800 WEST HONEYCUTT ROAD, Charter school)
  • SANTA ROSA PRESCHOOL (Location: 21400 N. SANTA ROSA DR)
  • SADDLEBACK PRESCHOOL (Location: 18600 N. PORTER RD.)
See full list of schools located in Maricopa

Library in Maricopa:

  • MARICOPA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $502,911; Location: 44240 WEST MARICOPA/CASA GRANDE HWY; 16,045 books; 813 audio materials; 1,355 video materials; 39 state licensed databases; 26 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Maricopa: Maricopa Railroad Station (A), Mammoth City Hall (B), Maricopa Fire Department Station 574 (C), City of Maricopa Police Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Maricopa include: Maricopa First Baptist Church (A), Maricopa Community Church (B), Maricopa Assembly of God (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Court: Pinal County Government - Justice Of Peace Precinct 12 (44625 West Garvey Avenue).

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Maricopa and their reported violations in the past:

MARICOPA DWID (Address: 19756 N JOHN WAYNE PKWY , Population served: 1,200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-06-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-06-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
PAPAGO BUTTE DWID (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-07-2010)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-07-2010)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-07-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-13-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-07-2010)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-07-2010)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-07-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-25-2013)
  • 35 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-13-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-13-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-13-2009)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-23-2008)
  • 21 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • 16 regular monitoring violations
  • 26 other older monitoring violations
MARICOPA MOUNTAIN DWID 1 (Address: 626 S RUBY RD , Population served: 420, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-04-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from JUN-07-2010 to OCT-04-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-20-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2014)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from JUN-07-2010 to OCT-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2014)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from JUN-07-2010 to OCT-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2014)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-07-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-03-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-07-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2014)
  • 22 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-24-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-24-2010)
  • 19 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 9 regular monitoring violations
  • 14 other older monitoring violations
NEW SADDLEBACK VISTA DWID (Population served: 129, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-01-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-01-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-01-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-01-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-01-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-01-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-18-2013)
  • 16 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-06-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2012)
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • 30 other older monitoring violations
MARICOPA MOUNTAIN DWID 2 (Address: 727 N AMARILLO VALLEY RD , Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-24-2010)
  • 22 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 37 regular monitoring violations
  • 18 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

3.0 people
Arizona:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

77.4%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

9.6%
Whole state:

7.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Banks with branches in Maricopa (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Maricopa Branch at 21044 John Wayne Parkway, branch established on 2004/07/14; Maricopa Branch at 20885 N John Wayne Pkwy, branch established on 2005/08/10. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Maricopa Banking Branch at 20944 North John Wayne Parkway, branch established on 2004/10/25. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Maricopa Banking Center Branch at 21650 North John Wayne Parkway, branch established on 2006/04/10. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • New York Community Bank: 20750 N. John Wayne Parkway Branch at 20750 N. John Wayne Parkway, branch established on 2008/06/02. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $39,468.7 mil, Deposits: $20,709.8 mil, headquarters in Westbury, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 247 total offices, Holding Company: New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • Great Western Bank: Maricopa Branch at 19750 W John Wayne Parkway, branch established on 1998/09/02. Info updated 2010/06/08: Bank assets: $8,458.0 mil, Deposits: $6,362.5 mil, headquarters in Watertown, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: National Australia Bank Limited

For population 15 years and over in Maricopa:

Marital status in Maricopa, AZ
  • Never married: 31.5%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

For population 25 years and over in Maricopa:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Arizona average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Maricopa
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Maricopa, AZ (based on Pinal County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic39,26820
Evangelical Protestant20,514155
Other15,39445
Mainline Protestant5,86921
Black Protestant3693
Orthodox2001
None294,156-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 34
Pinal County:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Here:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 60
This county:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 107
Pinal County:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.0%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Pinal County:

28.1%
Arizona:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.4%
Arizona:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Maricopa:

47.0%
State:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.5%
Arizona:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.3%
Arizona:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Maricopa:

8.9%
Arizona:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Maricopa:

6.8
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
Maricopa:

34.5%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
Maricopa:

55.8%
Arizona:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Maricopa:

81.6%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Maricopa, AZ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 55$339,849$74,1490$0
Police Protection - Officers 46$275,003$71,7400$0
Other Government Administration 20$72,434$43,4600$0
Other and Unallocable 19$96,731$61,0936$2,482
Police - Other 14$78,350$67,1570$0
Financial Administration 12$66,639$66,6390$0
Local Libraries 9$25,768$34,3570$0
Fire - Other 8$48,373$72,5600$0
Solid Waste Management 8$37,827$56,7410$0
Parks and Recreation 5$19,605$47,0522$2,994
Streets and Highways 3$11,913$47,6520$0
Transit 1$5,088$61,0560$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$4,554
Totals for Government 200$1,077,580$64,65511$10,030

Maricopa government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,754,000 ($36.54)
  • Current Operations - Housing and Community Development: $10,002,000 ($208.34)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,494,000 ($156.10)
    Police Protection: $6,947,000 ($144.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,257,000 ($47.01)
    Central Staff Services: $1,349,000 ($28.10)
    Financial Administration: $1,341,000 ($27.93)
    Regular Highways: $1,023,000 ($21.31)
    Transit Utilities: $101,000 ($2.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,064,000 ($22.16)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $246,000 ($5.12)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,806,000 ($266.75)

Maricopa government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $480,000 ($10.00)
    Housing and Community Development: $286,000 ($5.96)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,687,000 ($35.14)
    Fines and Forfeits: $431,000 ($8.98)
    Interest Earnings: $113,000 ($2.35)
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $9,000 ($0.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $8,889,000 ($185.16)
    Other: $3,213,000 ($66.93)
    Highways: $2,508,000 ($52.24)
  • Tax - Property: $10,826,000 ($225.51)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,602,000 ($158.35)
    Other License: $480,000 ($10.00)
    Public Utilities Sales: $286,000 ($5.96)

Maricopa government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000,000 ($416.61)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,270,000 ($401.40)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $730,000 ($15.21)

Maricopa government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $89,724,000 ($1868.98)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,226,000 ($25.54)

12.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,139 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.20%
Arizona average:

6.11%

0.42% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,260 average AGI)
Pinal County:

0.42%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Maricopa County, AZ  5.53% ($45,912 average AGI)
from Pima County, AZ  0.56% ($46,528)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.17% ($48,430)


9.22% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,381 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.22%
Arizona average:

5.15%

0.40% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,826 average AGI)
Pinal County:

0.40%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Maricopa County, AZ  4.76% ($45,480 average AGI)
to Pima County, AZ  0.49% ($46,716)
to Yavapai County, AZ  0.10% ($53,527)
Businesses in Maricopa, AZ
NameCountNameCount
99 Cents Only Stores2Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets2
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Baskin-Robbins1Panda Express1
Big O Tires1Pizza Hut1
Blockbuster1Quiznos1
CVS1RadioShack1
Carl\s Jr.1SONIC Drive-In1
Circle K2Starbucks1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Jack In The Box1Taco Bell1
Jones New York1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS1
Kroger1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Maricopa:

  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXEM (1010 AM; 15 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES OF PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KFYI (550 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KASA (1540 AM; 10 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KASA RADIO HOGAR, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KDUS (1060 AM; 5 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: TEMPE RADIO, INC.)
  • KTAR (620 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KPHX (1480 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CORP. OF ARIZONA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Maricopa:

  • KLVA (105.5 FM; CASA GRANDE, AZ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KSLX-FM (100.7 FM; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Owner: CACTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KKLT (98.7 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KZON (101.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKFR (92.3 FM; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KESZ (99.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOOL-FM (94.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KUPD (97.9 FM; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: TEMPE RADIO, INC.)
  • KNIX-FM (102.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KJZZ (91.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KFLR-FM (90.3 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYOT-FM (95.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMXP (96.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZZP (104.7 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K240CV (95.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ZORBA RESOURCES, INC.)
  • KDKB (93.3 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: MESA RADIO, INC.)
  • K207CO (89.3 FM; SUN LAKES, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA CNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST)
  • K216FO (91.1 FM; GUADALUPE, AZ; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • K224CJ (92.7 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ZORBA RESOURCES, INC.)
  • K220GO (91.9 FM; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Maricopa:

  • KAET (Channel 8; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KPHO-TV (Channel 5; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KTVK (Channel 3; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KTVK, INC.)
  • KPPX (Channel 51; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: AMERICA 51, L.P.)
  • KUTP (Channel 45; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPNX (Channel 12; MESA, AZ; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSAZ-TV (Channel 10; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KSAZ LICENSE, INC.)
  • KASW (Channel 61; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KASW-TV, INC.)
  • KNXV-TV (Channel 15; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTVW-TV (Channel 33; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KTVW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • K53GF (Channel 53; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: SPANISH INDEPENDENT BROADCAST NETWORK, LLC)
  • KDRX-CA (Channel 48; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: NBC TELEMUNDO PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KFPH-CA (Channel 39; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: TELEFUTURA PARTNERSHIP OF PHOENIX)
  • Maricopa, Arizona
  • Fatal accident count34
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents45
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:14
  • Fatalities39
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents84
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents8
  • Arizona average
  • Fatal accident count12932
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents19848
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3864
  • Fatalities14528
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents35481
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2962
See more detailed statistics of Maricopa fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 305ft / 93.0mTotal length
  • $3,000Total costs
  • 231,793Total average daily traffic
  • 12,490Total average daily truck traffic
  • 232,103Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Maricopa, AZ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 122000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Maricopa, AZ
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$118,5657$95,5206$178,8654$99,550
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$67,8801$52,8201$157,3800$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$143,3301$124,7503$177,2371$101,540
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$192,4901$84,6302$127,4851$75,420
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$84,9300$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0017.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$72,790
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0017.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Maricopa, AZ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Maricopa, AZ - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 19. The highest number of reported fires - 80 took place in 2018, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Maricopa, AZ When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (47.2%), and Outside Fires (39.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Maricopa, AZ
    • 13547.2%Structure Fires
    • 11439.9%Outside Fires
    • 258.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 124.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Maricopa, AZ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Maricopa, AZ
  • 57.1%Utility gas
  • 41.4%Electricity
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Maricopa, AZ
  • 51.7%Electricity
  • 47.3%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Maricopa compared to Arizona state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.

Maricopa on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2014"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bicycle to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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