Maricopa County Information

Maricopa in Arizona occupies 9,224 square miles and has a 2006 population of 3,768,123, a change from a 2000 population of 3,072,339 and 2,122,101 in 1990. 13.7% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 15.6% percent is 25-35, and 14.6% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 17,075 acts of violent crime reported in Maricopa in 2004, a change from 17,002 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 67,134 people: 3.5% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 3.3%.

Read more about Maricopa, Arizona in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyMaricopa 
StateArizona 
Land Area9,224 sq. milesRanked 34 of 3,140
Population 20063,768,123Ranked 4 of 3,140
Population 20053,638,481 
Population 20003,072,339Ranked 4 of 3,140
Population 19902,122,101Ranked 7 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion89% 
African American4.3% 
Asian American2.7% 
Native American2.2% 
Pacific Islander.2% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 58.2% 
Population 5 to 1415% 
Population 15 to 2413.7% 
Population 25 to 3415.6% 
Population 35 to 4414.6% 
Population 45 to 5412.5% 
Population 55 to 649.2% 
Population 65 to 745.9% 
Population 75 and up5.2% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes17,07517,002
Murders / Manslaughters281 
Forcible Rapes1,064 
Robberies5,374 
Aggravated Assaults10,356 
Total Property Crimes188,920175,297
Burglaries35,088 
Larceny Thefts112,386 
Motor Vehicle Thefts41,446 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population1,926,8691,595,203
Unemployed Population67,13452,507
Unemployment Rate3.5%3.3%

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