Phoenix Maricopa County, Arizona

Phoenix: County seat and capital city in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA, fifth largest city in the United States by population

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About

Phoenix is a city located in the county of Maricopa in the U.S. state of Arizona. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,445,632. After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 1,680,992 inhabitants.

The city was created 153 years ago in 1867.

Geography

Phoenix is located at 33°26'54"N 112°4'27"W (33.4483800, -112.0740400).

Phoenix Sunset  March 2014 - panoramio image
Phoenix Sunset March 2014 - panoramio
Phoenix Sunset  March 2014 - panoramio image

Phoenix map

Phoenix Quick Facts

Population : 1,680,992 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Arizona (United States)
County : Maricopa County
Different from : Philadelphia
Head of government : Mayor of Phoenix
Postal code : 85003
Phone Area Codes : 623, 602, 520, 480
Legislative body : Phoenix City Council
Named for : phoenix
Altitude : 1,086 feet / 331 meters
Capital city : Phoenix is capital of Arizona, Maricopa County
Establishment : January 01, 1868 (153 years ago)
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone, UTC−07:00
Local time : 12:16:40 (22nd June 2021)
Population growth : 14% (2010-2019)

  • John B. Nelson , 28 March, 1994 1994-03-17T00:00:00Z
  • Skip Rimsza , 2 January, 2004 1999-11-04T00:00:00Z
  • Thelda Williams , 3 November, 1994 1994-03-29T00:00:00Z
  • Kate Gallego , 2019-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Margaret Hance , 1983 1976-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • John T. Alsap , 1881 1881-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Timothy A. Barrow , 1976 1974-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Phil Gordon , 2012 2004-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Terry Goddard , 16 February, 1990 1984-01-01T00:00:00Z

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Demographics

The population of Phoenix increased by 14% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,445,632 - census
2011 1,469,796 1.64% estimation process
2012 1,499,274 1.97% estimation process
2013 1,526,491 1.78% estimation process
2014 1,555,445 1.86% estimation process
2015 1,583,690 1.78% estimation process
2016 1,612,199 1.77% estimation process
2017 1,633,560 1.31% estimation process
2018 1,654,675 1.28% estimation process
2019 1,680,992 1.57% estimation process

Phoenix zip code is 85003. County name: Maricopa, County fips: 04013

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People born in Phoenix (200)

People born in Phoenix, including German-host Steven Gätjen, model and actress Amber Valletta, singer Melody Thornton, you can see a list of people who born in Phoenix.

Schools

College & universities near Phoenix

Code Name City ZIP
105677 Roberto-Venn School of Luthiery Phoenix (AZ) 85007
448886 Arizona State University-Downtown Phoenix Phoenix (AZ) 85004
246895 GateWay Community College-Central City Phoenix (AZ) 85034-4101
456180 Fortis College-Phoenix Phoenix (AZ) 85006
105428 Phoenix College Phoenix (AZ) 85013

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Phoenix

Code Name Address Type
PHG Phoenix (Greyhound), Arizona 2115 East Buckeye Road BUS
PHA Phoenix (Airport), Arizona 3400 East Sky Harbor Blvd. BUS
PXN Phoenix (Metro Center Transit Station), Arizona 9617 North Metro Parkway West BUS
MRC Maricopa 19427 N. John Wayne Parkway RAIL

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Maricopa County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Maricopa County , AZ. (more)

City Name Population Title
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
Sun Lakes 13,975 Census designated place

Distance to Other Cities

Phoenix distances to largest Arizona cities

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