Maricopa County , Arizona

Maricopa County: County in Arizona, United States

Maricopa County locator map
Location of Maricopa County on Arizona map.

About

Maricopa County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arizona. As of the 2010 census, the population was 3,817,117 and a population density of 160 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 4,485,414 inhabitants. Its county seat is Phoenix. The county was created 150 years ago in 1871.

Geography

Maricopa County is located at 33°20'56"N 112°29'28"W (33.3488300, -112.4912300). It has 6 neighbors: Gila County, La Paz County, Pima County, Pinal County, Yavapai County and Yuma County.

Maricopa County Courthouse October 6 2013 Phoenix Arizona 2816x2112 Rear image
Maricopa County Courthouse October 6 2013 Phoenix Arizona 2816x2112 Rear

The largest city of Maricopa County is Phoenix with a population of 1,680,992. Other cities include, Mesa population 518,012, Chandler population 261,165, Scottsdale population 258,069 and Gilbert population 254,114. See all Maricopa County cities & populated places.

Maricopa County Courthouse October 6 2013 Phoenix Arizona 2816x2112 Rear image

Maricopa County map

Maricopa County Quick Facts

Population : 4,485,414 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Arizona (United States)
Different from : Maricopa
Twitter username : maricopacounty
Area : 23891 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.3%
Land as percent of area : 99.7%
Named for : Maricopa people
Altitude : 1,243 feet / 379 meters
Capital : Phoenix
Establishment : February 02, 1871
Time Zone : America/Phoenix
Local time : 11:47:25 (19th June 2021)
Density : 188 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 14.9% (2010-2019)

Maricopa County has 6 neighbours.

  • Phoenix

Demographics

The population of Maricopa County increased by 14.9% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,817,117 - census
2011 3,874,996 1.49% estimation process
2012 3,947,505 1.84% estimation process
2013 4,017,723 1.75% estimation process
2014 4,093,648 1.85% estimation process
2015 4,172,905 1.9% estimation process
2016 4,256,143 1.96% estimation process
2017 4,327,184 1.64% estimation process
2018 4,402,403 1.71% estimation process
2019 4,485,414 1.85% estimation process

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People born in Maricopa County (4)

People born in Maricopa County, including baseball player Bob Horner, US association football player Brooks Lennon, economist and executive David Chandler Thomas, you can see a list of people who born in Maricopa County.

  • Vanilla Bizcotti (actor)

Maricopa County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Maricopa County.

City Name Population Title
Phoenix 1,680,992 County seat and capital city in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA, fifth largest city in the United States by population
Mesa 518,012 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Chandler 261,165 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Scottsdale 258,069 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Gilbert 254,114 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Glendale 252,381 City in Los Angeles County, California, United States
Tempe 195,805 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Peoria 175,961 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Surprise 141,664 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Avondale 87,931 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Goodyear 86,840 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Buckeye 79,620 Town in Maricopa County, Arizona
Queen Creek 50,890 Town in Arizona, United States
El Mirage 35,753 City in Arizona
Fountain Hills 25,200 Town in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Paradise Valley 14,637 Town in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States

Arizona Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Arizona 7,278,717 State of the United States of America
Phoenix 1,680,992 County seat and capital city in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA, fifth largest city in the United States by population
Pima County 1,047,279 County in Arizona, United States
Tucson 548,073 City in and county seat of Pima County, Arizona, United States
Mesa 518,012 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Pinal County 462,789 County in Arizona, United States
Chandler 261,165 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Scottsdale 258,069 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Gilbert 254,114 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Glendale 252,381 City in Los Angeles County, California, United States
Yavapai County 235,099 County in Arizona, United States
Yuma County 213,787 County in Arizona, United States
Mohave County 212,181 County in Arizona, United States
Tempe 195,805 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Peoria 175,961 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Coconino County 143,476 County in Arizona, United States

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