Phoenix , Maricopa County, Arizona

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

About

Phoenix is a city located in the county of Maricopa in the U.S. state of Arizona. In the 2010 census it had a population of 1,445,632 inhabitants and a population density of 1,078 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 1,680,992 inhabitants.

The city was created 153 years ago in 1867.

The city has a total area of 517.95 square miles (1341.48 km2).

Phoenix, AZ Quick Facts

Population : 1,680,992 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Arizona
County : Maricopa County
Different from : Philadelphia
Head of government : Mayor of Phoenix
Postal code : 85003
Phone Area Codes : 623
Area : 1341.477468 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.2401
Legislative body : Phoenix City Council
Named for : phoenix
Altitude : 1,086 feet / 331 meters
Capital city : Phoenix is capital of Arizona
Establishment : January 01, 1868 (153 years ago)
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 01:07:23 (7th March 2021)
Zip Code : 85003
Density : 1,253 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 14% (2010-2019)

Phoenix map

  • John B. Nelson , 28 March, 1994 17 March, 1994 -
  • Skip Rimsza , 2 January, 2004 4 November, 1999 -
  • Thelda Williams , 3 November, 1994 29 March, 1994 -
  • Kate Gallego , 2019 -
  • Margaret Hance , 1983 1976 -
  • John T. Alsap , 1881 1881 -
  • Timothy A. Barrow , 1976 1974 -
  • Phil Gordon , 2012 2004 -
  • Terry Goddard , 16 February, 1990 1984 -

Year Population Method
2010 1,445,632 census
2011 1,469,796 estimation process
2012 1,499,274 estimation process
2013 1,526,491 estimation process
2014 1,555,445 estimation process
2015 1,583,690 estimation process
2016 1,612,199 estimation process
2017 1,633,560 estimation process
2018 1,654,675 estimation process
2019 1,680,992 estimation process

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

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

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People born in Phoenix, AZ (200)

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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