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 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,020 inhabitants. Its county seat is Phoenix. The county was created 150 years ago in 1871.

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

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 map

The largest city of Maricopa County is Phoenix with a population of 1,708,127. Other cities include, Mesa population 528,159, Chandler population 265,398, Scottsdale population 262,647 and Gilbert population 257,658. See all Maricopa County cities & populated places.

Weather

Maricopa County forecast: Clear, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 0 to 10 mph. more

Maricopa County Quick Facts

Population : 4,579,081 (2020)
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 : 22:29:42 (20th September 2021)
Density : 192 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 16.64% (2010-2020)
Weather : 74℉ Clear 7-days weather

Maricopa County has 6 neighbours.

  • Phoenix

Demographics

The population of Maricopa County increased by 16.64% in 10 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
2020 4,579,081 2.05% 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) he was born in 17/02/1985

Other places with the same name (1)

Maricopa County Populated Places (more)

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

City Name Population Title
Phoenix 1,708,127 County seat and capital city in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA, fifth largest city in the United States by population
Mesa 528,159 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Chandler 265,398 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Scottsdale 262,647 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Gilbert 257,658 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Glendale 255,307 City in Los Angeles County, California, United States
Maryvale 208,189 Urban village in Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Tempe 200,402 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Peoria 179,872 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Tempe Junction 158,368 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States of America
Surprise 147,965 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Goodyear 90,622 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Avondale 88,914 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Buckeye 85,224 Town in Maricopa County, Arizona
Sun City 37,499 Census designated place in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
El Mirage 36,481 City in Arizona

Arizona Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Phoenix 1,708,127 County seat and capital city in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA, fifth largest city in the United States by population
Pima County 1,061,175 County in Arizona, United States
Tucson 553,571 City in and county seat of Pima County, Arizona, United States
Mesa 528,159 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Pinal County 480,828 County in Arizona, United States
Chandler 265,398 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Scottsdale 262,647 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Gilbert 257,658 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Glendale 255,307 City in Los Angeles County, California, United States
Yavapai County 240,226 County in Arizona, United States
Yuma County 217,824 County in Arizona, United States
Mohave County 217,206 County in Arizona, United States
Maryvale 208,189 Urban village in Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Tempe 200,402 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Peoria 179,872 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Tempe Junction 158,368 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States of America